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Our Awesome Future Led By Millennials

By Keith Taxguy / July 28, 2016 / 4 Comments

Millennials, loosely defined as young adults age 18 to 35 as I write this, are everywhere and messing up the machinery. Like a plague of locusts or alien invasion, Millennials are taking over the world with their opinions, ideology, work ethic, worldview, and their value systems. The old school is taking notice and whining about…

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Super Charge Early Retirement with a Slash Career

By Keith Taxguy / July 27, 2016 / 1 Comment

Gone are the days of lifetime careers. Today we think of multiple income streams as our safety net. Job security is an illusion. Accountants become farmers or bloggers on the side; plumbers become landlords; police officers offer fitness training on the weekend. Today we live in the world of slash careers. Empowerment comes from educating…

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20 Is the New 50

By Keith Taxguy / July 26, 2016 / 3 Comments

The world looks different from my side of the desk. Three decades working with clients dreaming of retirement and the good life has revealed things you can’t fully understand unless you see it with your own eyes. We hear crazy talk like 70 is the new 50, indicating people at age 70 are as active…

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Life Hack: Job Security and Financial Independence

By Keith Taxguy / July 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

You did everything right. You found a job you enjoyed, saved half your income, maxed out your retirement plans, and built a nice nest egg. You are well on your way to financial independence. Then the inevitable happens. The economy slows or the boss retires or the company downsizes and you are unemployed. The nest…

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Inspiration to Greatness

By Keith Taxguy / July 23, 2016 / 0 Comments

Everything I am I owe to the world and people around me. Motivation and inspiration are the necessary ingredients to build the person you want to be. Reading good books every day is a must; listening to awesome people share their story is a must; learning every day is a must. Today I want to…

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Hypermiling: Hybrid Mileage In a Regular Car

By Keith Taxguy / July 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

Grandpa told us stories of how they increased fuel economy during World War II rationing years. The technology has advanced over the years, but the goal is the same: increase the miles traveled on a gallon of gas. Today we call this behavior: hypermiling. Rationing is no longer the motivation. Saving money and reducing our…

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Lessons Learned: Investment Properties

By Keith Taxguy / July 21, 2016 / 2 Comments

When it comes to passive income, real estate is king. A small investment can be leveraged into a massive cash cow. This is the second in a series of posts on lessons learned. Some lessons in life come from clients or from watching clients deal with issues. With investment properties I pull from personal experience.…

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Tony Robbins: Fraud or Hero

By Keith Taxguy / July 19, 2016 / 3 Comments

There is no surprise around here I am an accountant. Before the dream of accounting set in my dream was to write for a living. My first novel was finished in high school and my second shortly thereafter, neither published. Writing was in my blood. There was only one little problem; writing does not always…

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