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The Indispensable Man

My last post on questions wealthy people ask their accountant struck an unexpected cord. It also uncovered a serious problem that has plagued this blog since the beginning. The majority of bloggers come from one of two camps: they write a blog while in retirement or write while working for retirement. Blogging is a lot…

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7 Questions Rich People Ask Their Accountant

A year ago I started tracking the questions clients asked me. Clients were put into three categories: those with income below $50,000; those with income over $400,000; and everyone else in between in the final category. Obsessive-compulsive disorder isn’t the reason for my behavior. I noticed questions frequently were based upon wealth. I needed to…

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Too Frugal

Focus is considered one of the most important traits of success. It makes sense. If your mind is constantly wandering it is hard to stick to a project until completion. Frugality also requires focus. I was lucky growing up in the boondocks where the siren song of spending was only visible in the hazy distance.…

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All the New Stuff at The Wealthy Accountant

Astute observers will have noticed the curtains around this blog look different lately. The much talked about redesign is complete. As you can see it has been implemented. As expected, a few bugs needed working out, hence, the purpose for this special, Sunday Edition, post. Everything from before is still here with numerous additional features…

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If You Haven’t Retired by 30 You’re a F—— Failure

When I first discovered the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) community I didn’t even know it was a community. Always eager for a good read, I mentally grazed on the offerings of blogs around the internet. Intrigued by frugality I was naturally drawn to these blogs and news articles. Poverty was well in my past,…

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Debt Collector’s Suicide Bomb

This blog post is part of the Suicide Prevention Awareness Month blog tour in partnership with Debt Drop. If you are feeling suicidal, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741.   In the waning days of the second millennium of the Common Era I found myself in Austin,…

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You Can Do Anything . . . Just Not Everything

As I surf around the internet I sometimes run across people commenting on me and this blog. A common refrain goes something like this: “The Wealthy Accountant blog isn’t really about accounting or taxes.” I know! This blog is written by a wealthy accountant. My goal is to get you to think like an accountant…

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Sleep Yourself Rich

Tax season is over. The long days and endless weeks are finally at an end. It’s time for a nap. In my younger days I also ran long stretches with limited sleep. Farming is intense during spring planting and autumn harvesting; college was late night studying or visiting with friends; and now taxes provide me…

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