The Dough Roller Money Podcast

This past weekend I spent several hours going through long forgotten papers. Like an old friend I haven’t spoke to in years, the paperwork brought back memories. The papers relating to finances were particularly interesting. For example, I found the sales receipt for a new 1965 Mustang my grandfather purchased for my step-mother when she […]

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Whether to pay off a mortgage early is an important decision. For some it’s a question of whether to allocate some extra cash each month to the mortgage. For others it’s a question of whether to pay off the home loan all at once. The lump sum approach often becomes an option from an inheritance […]

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Josh Peters is director of Equity Income Strategy for Morningstar, and has been for over 10 years. He is also the writer and editor of Morningstar DividendInvestor, the newsletter that is built around the portfolio that he manages. He is also the author of The Ultimate Dividend Playbook. His strategy is to emphasize the production […]

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Imagine retiring at the age of 33, after just 10 years in the workforce. A fantasy you think? Hardly. I interviewed Justin, founder and owner of the blog, where he discusses the financial aspects of early retirement, as well as the psychology behind it. This was an enlightening interview on a number of fronts. […]

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How much should you be saving? It’s a question that we ask a lot, and there are a number of rules of thumb. One answer is based on the 50/20/30 budgeting system. Popularized by Senator Elizabeth Warren, this rule of thumb suggests we should be saving 20% of our income. Any general guideline, however, has […]

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