Ashley Chorpenning

Personal Finance Writer and Content Creator

I am a personal finance writer and content creator. In addition to contributing to Wealth Meta, I write for solo entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies. When I'm not calculating my net worth or reading the latest personal finance book, you can find me shark diving in South Africa.

Blog Posts by Ashley Chorpenning:

7 Ways to Live a Prosperous Life in Retirement for Free

Focusing on money alone is not enough to enjoy a life of prosperity in your golden years. Here are some other things you can do that are 100% free.

Personal Finance

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How to Organize and Secure Your Financial Documents

Organizing your finances is a great way to help you save time and money as well as offer peace of mind. Here are five steps to get you started, including ways to keep your financial …

Personal Finance

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Being a Doctor vs. Being a Software Developer - Net Worth Simulations

Here’s what you can learn about doctors, software developers / software engineers (and other career paths) by running some comparisons on the Wealth Meta Income and Spending Simulator.

Personal Finance

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7 Things You Can Do Today to Boost Your Financial Well-Being

Getting a handle on your finances may seem like a monumental task. However, when you’re able to make daily progress, you build your financial confidence in no time. If you want to better manage your …

Personal Finance

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A Reverse Bucket List for Financial Freedom

When it comes to financial goals, avoiding certain things can be just as important as taking action on others. Here are some things NOT to do when it comes to financial freedom.

Personal Finance

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Why Home Ownership Is No Longer the American Dream

One of the components of the American Dream has always been owning a home. Yet, over the years, the American Dream has transformed and home ownership rates are well below their 2004 high.

Homes and Real Estate

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5 Ways Your Social Circle May Be Costing You a Secure Financial Future

It may be hard to notice at first, but your friends may be costing you a secure financial future. In order to avoid the potential negative influence of our friends, here are 5 trends you …

Personal Finance

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Negotiation Tactics That Can Boost Your Financial Security

Do you lack negotiation skills and assertiveness? If so then car dealerships, employers and loan sharks want to work with you! You are leaving money on the table and lining their pockets by not sharpening …

Financial Literacy

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Six Financial Moves You Need to Make Once You Tie the Knot

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes talking about your finances? That’s right. Now that you’re married, finances will play a major role in your daily lives. Here are 6 financial moves you need …

Family and Finances

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Here's the Real Retirement Killer: Inflation

Consumers spend their lifetime working toward that magic number that will allow them to retire. Unfortunately, many pre-retirees leave out an important detail that could cost them a large portion of their retirement savings.

Personal Finance, Risk Reduction

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10 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Budget

Budgeting can be a bit of a challenge. It’s on ongoing effort to manage your money on a monthly basis. If you find you are struggling with yours, here are a few ways to instantly …

Budgeting

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How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits in Less Than 140 Characters

The answer in 140 characters: Work 35+ years, earn the maximum, wait as long as possible to retire, minimize income in retirement, avoid state taxes, stay alive.

Personal Finance

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