Monthly Archives: August 2016

AUTOMATE YOUR SAVINGS (AS REPORTED BY JULIA CHANG ON WWW.FORBES.COM)

Money is the leading cause of stress among American adults. We all think about money more than we would like to, which is why this new article from Forbes is so perfect. It offers four tips for individuals who want to save more and worry less about their financial future. At the top of the […]

LIQUIDITY: THE GOOD AND THE BAD (AS REPORTED BY CHARLES D. ELLIS ON BLOG.WEALTHFRONT.COM)

When you hear people talk about liquidity, they are talking cash or investments that can easily be turned into cash in the short term. Liquidity is important to the individual investor for a number of reasons, such as money available for an emergency or protection from a short term downturn in the stock market. But […]

COLLEGE ABACUS AND THE FIGHT FOR TRANSPARENCY (AS REPORTED BY RON LIEBER ON WWW.NYTIMES.COM)

There is a lot of talk about the cost of a college education in the buildup to this year’s presidential election. Tuition across the country is at an all time high, prompting Democrats to outline a plan for free tuition at public universities and community colleges. Ron Lieber, writing for the New York Times, brings […]

BUDGETING FOR LIVING ON YOUR OWN (AS REPORTED BY BLOG.MINT.COM)

At some point in our lives, many Americans end up living on their own. Whether this is a temporary situation or a part of the plan, it is important to know how budgeting on your own can be different than budgeting for an entire household. For those in charge of all the household’s finances for […]

BEING FRUGAL IS FOR EVERYONE (AS REPORTED BY HOLLY JOHNSON ON BLOG.PERSONALCAPITAL.COM)

Spend less and make more. That’s the simplest financial advice you will ever get. If you do those two things, you will put yourself in position to save more of your money and invest it toward future wealth. However, it is very common for people who begin to earn more money to spend more as […]