We’re kicking off the week by answering listener questions! And if you have a question that you’d like for us to answer on the show, we’d love for you to submit your own via HowToMoney.com/ask/ , send us your voice memo. Regardless of how random or bizarre you might think it is, we want to hear it!
- How do I know if I’m investing enough when financial advisors always say to invest just a little bit more?
- Which warehouse club should I go with- Costco or Sam’s Club?
- What should I do with a 401k from a previous employer?
- How large should my emergency fund be, where should I keep it, and where can I earn a high rate of return on money in 2-3 months?
- Should I start house hacking if that means investing less money in the stock market?
- A good rule of thumb to know if you have enough in retirement: 25x your annual expenses according to the Trinity Study.
- There are a number of different types of FIRE- you can choose your own adventure!
- If you’re looking for a primer on house hacking: what it is, why you should consider it, and how you can do it.
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