About Me Stories

Ex-Firefighter, soon to be nomad, and ready for new ideas and stories

At Stevens Pass ski Area, Washington State January 2019. Photo courtesy Author

Bite-Sized Finance

Turn saving money and investing into an automatic win

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Bite-Sized Finance

If your employer has a 401(k)-matching program, make sure you participate

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Bite-Sized Finance

What is Bite-Size Finance? And how does it apply to me?

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Music | Inspiration

It’s not healthy to persistently obsess over things we cannot control. Let’s listen to a little music instead

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You don’t need a budget to start saving, but you need one to know when you can quit!

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Newsflash: there is no “right” way to save your money; well-intentioned advice can be a deterrent to action

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Ten minutes right now will pay dividends all year long!

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Great ways to kick-start your savings without an employer-sponsored plan

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We walk a fine line. Where will you land?

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Timothy Key

Retired from fire service after 26 years. Writer and consultant. I believe compassion, grace and gratitude are contagious and should be spread liberally.

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