Monthly Archives: January 2016

FINANCIAL RESOLUTIONS FOR 2016 (AS REPORTED BY HAROLD POLLACK ON WWW.VOX.COM)

When it comes to effectively managing your finances, the old adage, you get what you pay for might hold true. That is, people who pay for professional help often come away with a better handle on their money than people who try to go it alone. Writing for Vox, Harold Pollack lays out his top […]

SHORT MONEY TIPS (AS REPORTED BY RON LIEBER ON WWW.NYTIMES.COM)

Managing your finances and growing your wealth is not easy. At the same times, it’s not all that complicated. Almost all personal financial advice share some of the same tips in common. And when you boil it all down to their most basic forms, this advice can usually be doled out quite simply. Everyone should […]

WHAT DOES PLAYING WITH MONEY DO TO KIDS? (AS REPORTED BY HEATHER LANDY ON WWW.QZ.COM)

There have been many studies and experiments dealing with money as a motivator. In the business world, managers want to know how to use money to get more out of their employees. But little has been noted about the effects of money on kids. Now, a set of studies from around the world have noted […]

MIDDLE-CLASS RUNNING IN PLACE (AS REPORTED BY SHEYNA STEINER ON FINANCE.YAHOO.COM)

It’s been a long time since most Americans saw a substantial increase in their earnings. Middle-class incomes have barely kept pace with inflation over the last several decades. And that means more Americans are just barely getting by. The results of a recent survey by Bankrate show that 38% of people rate staying current on […]