July 15, 2017

It’s been a busy month so far in America. Earlier this month, the country celebrated its Independence Day, marking the 241st year since gaining freedom from Great Britain. This past Sunday the country celebrated another milestone. The current bull market witnessed its...

July 1, 2017

Well that’s it folks, the first half of 2017 is in the books. I can’t believe how fast 2017 is going and at this pace it’ll soon be fall. Since we’re now in the second half of the year, July marks the 6 month blogiversary of my blog, Financial Fixation. This week’s pos...

June 22, 2017

This week's post is a guest post from fellow blogger Andrew Altman. Andrew is the editor-in-chief of an informational website SlickBucks.com. SlickBucks aims to help beginner investors by reviewing financial products and brokerages, sharing advice and tips an...

June 15, 2017

It all started 24 years ago, at the malleable age of nine. On a typical summer’s day, I could be found outside playing any number of sports - football, basketball, roller hockey, you name it. I loved the outdoors and I loved being active. Although I enjoyed playing all...

May 31, 2017

Recently I decided I’d like to purchase a house within the next couple of years. All my life I had been renting and I was ready to take the next step towards home ownership. I began focusing on saving for a down payment on a house rather than just grouping all savings...

May 17, 2017

Psychology and our personal finances. Most of us know they’re linked in some manner, but don’t realize quite how much of a role our psyche plays in our saving and spending habits. I’ve always found it fascinating the role that psychology plays in the investment world....

May 11, 2017

Financial independence. Early retirement. Minimalism. They all go hand in hand yet are sometimes difficult to convey to others. As an avid movie viewer I love seeing a good film that I can relate to. As I’ve recently begun my quest towards early retirement, as well as...

May 6, 2017

For people who are handling their own investments there is one guideline that should never be ignored. That guideline is to diversify your investments. This will reduce the risk of your portfolio taking a large hit if one investment underperforms relative to others. Ev...

May 2, 2017

According to Fidelity, one of the largest financial institutions in the United States, people of all ages are saving more for retirement than ever before. Assisted by a tailwind from capital markets, which saw an increase in the S&P 500 index during the first quarter o...

April 8, 2017

It doesn’t matter if you’re 25 years old or 55 years old, or if you’re living above your means or below your means. It also doesn’t matter if you’ve been accumulating wealth for years or living paycheck to paycheck. The next five years will be the most important five-y...

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Welcome to Financial Fixation.  A new blog for everything personal finance related.  Here I'll share ideas for how a person can up their personal savings game, accumulate wealth, and possibly even exit the good old rat race.

This blog is for entertainment purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell any investments. Please seek out a registered financial advisor for specific investment strategies for your own situation.

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