Why do personal finance pundits still tell us to stop spending money on lattes? Has that ever worked? Instead of wasting our time focusing on saving a few bucks here or there, I prefer to focus on the few big things that really matter and that I can control
These days, it seems like there’s a kitchen gadget for just about everything. From fancy egg slicers to $200 waffle makers, it’s easy enough to spend a small fortune outfitting your kitchen with tools and convenient items.
When I finally got to the point where I could start saving some money, I had visions of a steady flow of income from interest payments. So I started shopping for the best rates — boy, was I given a rude awakening.
Having a baby can be a shock to your financial system. It was most definitely a shock to ours! As our precious baby girl turns a year old, her college savings account is in the four figures.
High school. College. Internship. Graduation. Job. We all know the typical path to success and the steps we should take to get there. But many students have chosen a more unique direction to success and that often includes attending college at a later age.
It’s never too early to start planning for the future. This is especially true for future homeowners.
Anyone keeping tabs on that ticking time bomb known as Social Security knows that its long-term status could be risky at best. But it looks like…
Pretty much everyone has a favorite movie. While most big blockbusters take millions of dollars to make, all you need for a favorite films-filled…
Talk to people nearing retirement and they will say they wish they had saved more. According to TIAA-CREF’s Ready to Retire Survey, 52 percent of Americans approaching retirement say they wish they had started saving for the future sooner. Then they will try and convince you that you should save and invest and do all […]
As millennials, we all know how hard it is to save money. Between student loans, ever-rising living costs and salaries that are most likely mediocre at best, our savings goals are apt to get shoved on the back burner as we attempt to navigate the challenges of adulthood in all their money-sucking glory. But there’s […]