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US Tax System 101_me and my pf_Angela Lim

U.S. Tax System 101

If you're one of the many people who have no clue on how the U.S. tax system works, this is the post for you. This post will go over some of the major taxes U.S. workers pay, the important tax lingo (e.g. tax brackets, deductions, marginal & effective tax rates,…
IRA_me and my pf_Angela Lim

The IRA

The IRA aka Individual Retirement Account Skip To: What Is It? Benefits Eligibility Traditional vs Roth IRA Providers Open an IRA TL;DR What is it and how is it different than a 401k? *If you haven’t read my 401k post you should read that first – link here!* Like the 401k,…
401k_me and my pf

401k Basics

Skip To: Basic Definition Why It’s Great Traditional vs Roth Contribution Recs Penalties Investing Tips TL;DR What is It? – The Basic Definition It’s an employer sponsored retirement plan that allows eligible employees to contribute on a pre/post tax basis. If you work for the government the TSP and 403(b)…
Budgeting_Personal Finance Blog Me and My PF

Budgeting

Budgeting Skip To: Step 1. Figure Out Take Home Pay Step 2. Budget & Spend Tracking Step 3. Create Goals Step 4. Re-Assess & Adjust introduction Budgeting – it’s not the most exciting topic I know, but it seems like something that a lot of us want to do but…
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Starter Pack: Personal Finance Goals

So you’re thinking of committing yourself to becoming BFs with your PF, but you have no idea where to begin. Below are 5 personal finance goals you can set for yourself.
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The Beginnings of Me and My PF

To be honest, I’m not a huge fan of New Year’s resolution. I’m usually on that Hype Train Day 1 but quickly find myself quickly looking for a ticket on that way more comfortable lazy train. But this year, this year’s going to be the year I’m going to ride…
US Tax System Illustration by Julie Lim

U.S. Tax System 101

If you're one of the many people who have no clue on how the U.S. tax system works, this is the post for you. This post will go over some of the major taxes U.S. workers pay, the important tax...

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Personal Finance Blog About the IRA (Individual Retirement Account)_ Me and My PF

The IRA

The IRA aka Individual Retirement Account Skip To: What Is It? Benefits Eligibility Traditional vs Roth IRA Providers Open an IRA TL;DR What is it and how is it different than a 401k? *If you haven’t read my 401k post...

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Personal Finance Blog Post About What 401k Is_Me and My PF

401k Basics

Skip To: Basic Definition Why It’s Great Traditional vs Roth Contribution Recs Penalties Investing Tips TL;DR What is It? – The Basic Definition It’s an employer sponsored retirement plan that allows eligible employees to contribute on a pre/post tax basis....

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Blog Post About How To Budget And Track Expenses_Personal Finance Blog Me and My PF

Budgeting

Budgeting Skip To: Step 1. Figure Out Take Home Pay Step 2. Budget & Spend Tracking Step 3. Create Goals Step 4. Re-Assess & Adjust introduction Budgeting – it’s not the most exciting topic I know, but it seems like...

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The Beginnings of Me and My PF

To be honest, I’m not a huge fan of New Year’s resolution. I’m usually on that Hype Train Day 1 but quickly find myself quickly looking for a ticket on that way more comfortable lazy train. But this year, this...

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