Author: Jim Wang

im Wang has been writing about personal finance for over fifteen years. He runs Wallet Hacks, a personal finance blog where he shares his strategies and tactics for getting ahead financially and in life. He is not a trained financial expert, he has no certifications or letters after his name, but he was formerly a software engineer and brings that technical eye to managing his own money. It's this outsider's perspective that it helps him understand and explain complicated financial subjects in plain English. He currently lives in Maryland with his lovely wife and two kids.


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