Monthly Archives: February 2016

LACK OF FINANCIAL EDUCATION (AS REPORTED BY MIRANDA MARQUIT ON WWW.MONEYNING.COM)

Lack of financial education early in life can and does lead to important financial mistakes. Young people, starting at the age of 18, are able to access key methods of financial assistance, such as loans and credit cards. However, most are not fully-prepared to do so, because they don’t have the education necessary to make […]

MAXING OUT YOUR 401K NOT FOR EVERYONE (AS REPORTED BY ALLISON SCHRAGER ON WWW.QZ.COM)

One common piece of personal finance advice, readily available from sources as reputable as a recent article featured on the NY Times, is to max out your retirement savings account. For those people lucky enough to be offered a 401k plan by their employer, this can seem like the obvious choice. The problem is, for […]

PICKING THE RIGHT CREDIT CARD (AS REPORTED BY STEVE ROUSSEAU ON WWW.DIGG.COM)

Picking the right credit card is an important part of managing your money. Credit cards are critical for building your personal credit, a step towards owning a car or home, or getting a good rate on a loan of any kind. But with all the credit cards out there, how is anyone supposed to choose […]

9 STRATEGIES FOR EARNING MORE MONEY (AS REPORTED BY TRENT HAMM ON WWW.THESIMPLEDOLLAR.COM)

Earning more than you spend is the ultimate piece of wealth-building advice. But most people that tell you that focus on how to spend less. What if you can accomplish all you want simply by earning more? Sounds better than spending less money, right? Trent Hamm, in this article for his blog, The Simple Dollar, […]