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109 Free Things for Managing Your Money, Retiring Early, and Getting out of Debtby@anthonycastrio
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109 Free Things for Managing Your Money, Retiring Early, and Getting out of Debt

by Anthony CastrioSeptember 4th, 2017
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Saving Money + Budgeting 💰

Blogs

Subreddits

Courses

Wikis

Tools

  • Mint: Free money manager, personal finance, and budgeting software
  • EveryDollar: Granular budgeting software

Calculators

  • Cost of Raising a Child: Estimate the financial impact of raising a child
  • More Calculators: A huge collection of free calculators covering cash-flow, credit, mortgages, college planning, cars, retirement, and more
  • Even More Calculators: Another huge collection of free calculators covering cash-flow, credit, mortgages, college planning, cars, retirement, and more

High-Interest Savings Accounts

Peer to Peer Payments

  • Venmo: Peer to peer payments with a social feed
  • Square Cash: Money deposits instantly to your bank account
  • Paypal: Legacy option for transferring money, user interface is improving
  • Facebook Payments: Send and receive money through Messenger

Books

  • Your Money or Your Life: Change your relationship with money
  • The Millionaire Next Door: Learn the difference between having high income and building wealth
  • I Will Teach You to be Rich: Automate your finances and learn to make more money
  • Total Money Makeover: Get out of debt
  • The Richest Man in Babylon: Evergreen financial advice

Credit 💳

Blogs

Credit Score

Calculators

Cashback + Frequent Flyer Miles

Investing 📈

Blogs

Subreddits

Forums

Courses

Wikis

Tools

Historical Data

  • NYU Dataset: Stock, bond, and cash historical returns
  • Robert Shiller: Stock price, interest rate, earnings data from 1871
  • Fama-French: Historical returns on stocks dating to the 1920s
  • FRED: Federal Reserve data on everything economics-related

Investment Accounts

Books

  • The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing: Covers the investing philosophy discussed on the Bogleheads website and forum
  • A Random Walk Down Wall Street: How to beat the market
  • The Four Pillars of Investing: Investment advice
  • More Books on investing: Reading list

Taxes 💀

Calculators

Filing

FAQ

Advice

Forums

Early Retirement 🏖️

Blogs

Subreddits

Forums

Wikis

Calculators

Books

  • Early Retirement Extreme: by Jacob Lund Fisker
  • /r/Investing Book List: List of books recommended by /r/investing

Buying a House 🏡

Blogs

Tools

Real Estate Search

  • Redfin: Real estate search and discount-commission brokers. Redfin’s website tends to be the most up to date since they are also a brokerage.
  • Realtor.com: Real estate search
  • Trulia: Real estate search and neighborhood info
  • Zillow: Real estate search including self-listed properties
  • Craigslist: Search the real estate section for houses for sale
  • For Sale By Owner: Buy and sell self-listed homes

Calculators

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