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Unified theory of personal finance by Scott Adams November 11, 2008

Scott Adams’ nine-point formula for all your personal finance decisions are:

  1. Make a will
  2. Pay off your credit cards
  3. Get term life insurance if you have a family to support
  4. Fund your 401k to the maximum
  5. Fund your IRA to the maximum
  6. Buy a house if you want to live in a house and can afford it
  7. Put six months worth of expenses in a money-market account
  8. Take whatever money is left over and invest 70% in a stock index fund and 30% in a bond fund through any discount broker and never touch it until retirement
  9. If any of this confuses you, or you have something special going on (retirement, college planning, tax issues), hire a fee-based financial planner, not one who charges a percentage of your portfolio
Adams boldly states that this is “everything you need to know about personal investing.” In just 129 words, nine simple points, one page you have the unabridged “Unified Theory of Everything Financial.”

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Ranjan Varma has over 20 years of work experience in the financial services industry. Ranjan has worked with LIC & LIC Housing Finance in various positions like Branch Manager, Manager Sales, Area Manager, Deputy Regional Manager, etc. Ranjan has experience working in areas like Sales, Marketing, Investments & HR. Ranjan Varma has been interacting on his blog @ http://ranjanvarma.com since 2007, with posts on how to manage money. Ranjan Varma edits a personal finance website and has built products & tools for financial management @ http://rupeemanager.com. Ranjan also delivers training on personal finance. Ranjan has spoken at various seminars/workshops at Corporates and many Educational Institutions. Ranjan believes in Vipassana, a way of self-transformation through self-observation (to see things as they really are). Ranjan also aspires to create new businesses & projects from time to time.

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  1. Anonymous

    I understand and am doing point 2 to 8, but don’t really get it why we have to make a will?

    Because my 1st layer unified theory is get your roof (inflow) high and get your floor (outflow) low..
    and my 2nd layer is Get ourself debt & loan free, get most of our money work for us, stay frugal, reduce our live spending & living costs, stay happy & grateful and keep on doing all this things till you are reaching your goals..
    but don’t know how I would ever relate this with making a will.

    Could you please share more of this with us?

    Thank you.

    J.C. Carvill
    Email: support@cosmosing.com
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Ranjan Varma

Ranjan Varma has over 20 years of work experience in the financial services industry. Ranjan has worked with LIC & LIC Housing Finance in various positions like Branch Manager, Manager Sales, Area Manager, Deputy Regional Manager, etc. Ranjan has experience working in areas like Sales, Marketing, Investments & HR. Ranjan Varma has been interacting on his blog @ http://ranjanvarma.com since 2007, with posts on how to manage money. Ranjan Varma edits a personal finance website and has built products & tools for financial management @ http://rupeemanager.com. Ranjan also delivers training on personal finance. Ranjan has spoken at various seminars/workshops at Corporates and many Educational Institutions. Ranjan believes in Vipassana, a way of self-transformation through self-observation (to see things as they really are). Ranjan also aspires to create new businesses & projects from time to time.

Unified theory of personal finance by Scott Adams November 11, 2008

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