IRA Contribution Limits and Roth IRA for 2019

  Happy 2019! A friendly reminder that your IRA and Roth IRA contribution limits have changed for 2019. Most of them are up from 2018. The contribution limits for retirement accounts are as follows: 401(k), 403(b), 457 and TSP Plan Contribution Limits The 401(k), 403(b), 457, and Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) limit will go up … Read more

Budgeting for Michelin Star Restaurants in DC

As a foodie, who’s also striving for financial independence, I live in a state of perpetual ambivalence. How exactly can one afford to eat out at Michelin Star restaurants while trying to save up for retirement? Well the journey to financial independence is a balance between money and enjoyment. Hence, to enjoy the things you … Read more

Not Negotiating Your Salary Could Cost You $210,017

As college students begin receiving job offers for graduation in Spring, many of them have no experience in negotiating salary. I want to stress the importance of negotiating salary and its impacts on your financial future. And especially with the economy the way it is today, getting an interview is a blessing for many. Although … Read more