Snarky Thoughts on Personal Finance From a Dad of Two

About This Blog

MakingCentz is a lighthearted blog focusing on issues relating to personal finance and investing. It is designed to offer common sense advice on how to save money,  live comfortably and achieve your financial goals.

Tim Lemke is the blog’s sole author (for now.) He is a professional journalist who has spent nearly 15 years as a business reporter, sports reporter and community news editor. He lives in Maryland with his wife and two sons. His hobbies include Strat-o-Matic Baseball, grilling, and talking about how he’d like to exercise more.

Tim welcomes all feedback, but is not able to offer personalized financial advice. He recommends contacting a professional for guidance on your specific investment strategy.

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