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J.D. Roth

J.D. Roth

J.D. Roth is the founder and editor of the personal finance blog getrichslowly.org and the author of Your Money: The Missing Manual.

How to Know When to Move On From the Business You Built

Figure out if the next step in your business is to leave it.
Money

Divide and Conquer: Why You Should Separate Your Personal and Business Funds

Many entrepreneurs struggle to separate the value of their business from their own net worth (and self-worth).
Learning

4 Ways to Keep Learning Beyond the Classroom

You don't have to get a new degree to expand your knowledge base.
Audits

So You're Being Audited. Now What?

Seven steps to get you through the ordeal.
Vacations

How to Make the Most of Your Money While on Vacation

Start with focusing on these three vacation expenses.
Run a Better Business

Manage Your Home Economics as If You Are Running a Business, and Watch Your Savings Grow

Don't fall into the trap of expending a great deal of energy for a small financial payoff.
Productivity

When to Spend Your Time Versus When to Spend Your Money

Work-life balance is about managing the way you use both.
Run a Better Business

6 Simple Strategies for Better Money Management

Consider this list a mental reset button on your financial psyche.
Run a Better Business

The Difference Between Good and Bad Debt

Sometimes debt can give you a financial edge -- but you need to use it wisely.
Finance

Why You Should Keep Business and Personal Expenses Separate

Mixing business expenses with your personal life can get messy fast.
Run a Better Business

Why You Should Start Preparing Your Ultimate Exit Strategy Now

You don't want your family to fight after you're gone, and you don't want the IRS to claim more than is necessary during the transition. Here are a few basics rules of thumb for creating a succession...
Run a Better Business

3 Ways to Determine Your Own Salary

You probably didn't launch a business to make less money than you did at your last job. Here's how to answer the tricky question of cutting yourself a paycheck.
Run a Better Business

When It Comes to Investing in the Stock Market, Timing Is Everything

A record-high stock market exposes the suckers. Don't be one of them.
Run a Better Business

How to Become CFO of Your Life

Why not apply the money principles you use for business to your personal finances?
Finance

The Real Power of Health Insurance

Health insurance isn't a nice perk, it's a requirement for anyone choosing to go it alone as an entrepreneur.