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The Comfortable Lifestyle Business Or The Big Payout?

Back in late 2010, I had a dilemma. I was wondering whether to have a comfortable lifestyle business or the big payout. I’m pleased to say that 13 years later, I’m still happily running Financial Samurai as a comfortable lifestyle business. Sure, I’m not crazy rich. But I feel rich. More importantly, my wife and …

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The $300 Million Dollar “A” Yacht Owned By A Russian Billionaire

Well, well, well.  Not everyday does a $300 million dollar mega yacht stop by the San Francisco Bay Area!  The creatively named “A” yacht is owned by 38 year old Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko and his lovely supermodel wife Aleksandra!  Andrey made his money in fertilizer, banking, and energy and is worth a reported $4.4 …

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Personal Finance Bloggers Cause US Retail Sales To Plunge!

May retail sales drop 1.2% or the most in 8 months as more and more people turn to personal finance bloggers for frugality advice! I’m pretty certain nobody has ever come up with this statement, but think about it for a little bit. The Rise Of Personal Finance Bloggers Why is it that the public …

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Samurai’s Alexa Ranking Challenge Update: Progress Through Adversity

It’s been just over a month since the Samurai Alexa Ranking Challenge was announced, and I’m pleased to report we’ve made tremendous progress! With 35+ members strong, we are actively helping each other achieve our respective goals. I’d like to use this opportunity to recognize several Yakezie members for their achievements and initiatives in helping the …

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Charles Farrell From “Your Money Ratios” Speaks! Part II

The following is the second and last part of my interview with Charles Farrell, the author of “Your Money Ratios“.  Charles Farrell discuss the much maligned 401k, whether Social Security will survive, and crowd favorite, how raising personal income tax levels further will ruin America! The 401K AND ALL ITS GLORY Question: Why do you …

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