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Saving 50 Percent of Your Income

Are you ready for a radical money-management idea that’s increasingly becoming more popular?

Here’s the idea, in two words: Save half. Save 50 percent (or more) of your after-tax income.

Funnel these savings into building an emergency fund, aggressively repaying debt, and building your retirement portfolio…More at

How I Save 75% of My After Tax Income Each Month

I’m a nerd for personal finance. Since around the age of 13, I’ve been invested in the stock market.

I get excited when a new blog post shows up on The College Investor. And I have more fun receiving a paycheck and distributing the money strategically.

When I landed a great job after graduation in outside sales, I knew bigger and consistent paychecks were coming…More at

How to save money when you can’t predict your income

It doesn’t take a money expert to know that having sufficient savings is incredibly beneficial (sometimes even life-saving).

“Saving is important because it allows you to have the luxury of being a freelancer, self-employed or salesperson,” explains Thomas E Murphy, the chief executive officer at Murphy & Sylvest in Dallas, Texas.

“Life throws everyone financial adversity. Those with savings have the ability to deal with those adversities.”…More at

How I Saved 82% of My Income | Millennial Money

For a different perspective check out my podcast episode on finding your ideal balance between spending and saving:

I was effectively able to save 82% of my income in January and put almost all of it into investments so it can grow and compound over time.

So far I am off to a good start in 2017. Here is how I did it and what I learned…More at

How to Save 20% of Your Income Each Year in Your 30s | PT Money

Today I want to show you how over the ten years of our marriage (my 30th through my 39th year) we’ve saved an average of 20% of our pre-tax income towards retirement.

In our worst year, we saved 10%, and in our best, nearly 40%! Not bad, right?

20% just happens to be one of the most commonly recommended percentages for retirement savings. Total coincidence, I swear…More at

7 ways to save money on a low income – Clark Howard

Saving money when your income is in the six-digit range is easy, but how does one go about saving money when living on a lower income?

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the median income for those living in the United States in 2015 was $55,775.

If your income is at or below that median amount, you may be finding it difficult to save any money at all…More at