Cyprus Reminds The World To Diversify Our Assets And Never Trust The Government
10 Uses for All Those Chopsticks
Why Catastrophic is Better than No Health Insurance at All
Take Charge of Your Credit Cards
Investing in your investing education: A resource list
Does Your Job’s Pay and Compensation align with Performance and Output?
Over the past couple weeks I’ve had a number of conversations with co-workers and others about whether pay and compensation aligns with our job performance.
My friend tried to make the argument that in corporate America you get paid not based on how many hours you work but on what you produce…
Should Credit Cards Reward Good Behavior?
There’s a new credit card in town, and it wants to give you a helping hand. Bank of America launched the BankAmericard Better Balance Rewards card earlier this month.
Here’s how it works: You can earn $25 in cash rewards each quarter if you make your payment on time and pay more than the required minimum payment…
Traveling With Kids: Do You Really Need The Gadgets?
Should Payday Loans be Banned?
According to new research from Pew, the average payday loan borrower must pay back $400 within two weeks, but can only afford a $50 payment. What comes next? A never-ending cycle of debt and $500 in average additional fees over five months.
Only 14% of borrowers can afford to repay the loans with their monthly budget…
Low Cost ETFs – Canadian Vanguard ETFs
Five Red Flags that Could Trigger an Audit
– free money wisdom
This is one you have no control over, although it certainly comes under the category of a “good problem”…
Big Government vs. Small Government – Which Is Ideal for the U.S.?
A Step-By-Step Guide to Using Mint.com to Get Out of Debt
You work extremely hard to bring home a paycheck, only to watch a chunk of it fly out the door each month. Ugh.
Student loan debts can be particularly irritating if they are for a degree in a field where you no longer want to work.
That was the case with my grad school debt, which I eventually saw as “cadaver debt,” or dead weight that didn’t add value or have the prospect of adding value…
Are Sophisticated Producers Taking Advantage of Their Fans With Kickstarter?
The Many College-Related Decisions
In the past, it was pretty clear that going to college gave the average worker a huge advantage in the workplace…
I Love A Good Book + A Giveaway!
Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve just loved curling up with a good book. I don’t know what it is, but when I read and get lost in a book, I feel truly happy…
Avoiding the Pain of Romance Scammers
Online dating has become the norm these days.
But, once upon a time, people relied on their in-person networks to find love and romance. They had to wait on their cousin to introduce them to a coworker. Or they went to clubs and bars, where they met not-so nice guys and got frustrated.
Then, along came online dating sites, which set people up via profile matches and interest lists…
Another Look at the Fulfillment Curve
For those unfamiliar with it, the “fulfillment curve” is an idea presented in the book Your Money or Your Life which says that there’s a sweet spot for anything that maximizes the fulfillment you get out of it…
Making Money Make Sense with Jean Chatzky’s Money School
You all know the importance of learning positive money skills. However, it can be difficult to know where to start with the overwhelming amount of money information available.
That’s why NBC’s TODAY Show financial editor Jean Chatzky has decided to provide beginners with an excellent entry into the world of finance—Jean Chatzky’s Money School offers direct instruction and conversation with a recognized expert through five affordable online classes this spring…
How to Effectively use Vouchers and Coupons
Thinking lowering your business fees for a client is worth it? Think again.
Do I Consider My Pension In My Asset Allocation?
How to Sabotage Your Credit Score
If you are ready to really take your credit score down a notch or two, here are some solid ways to take your rating to new lows:
1. Pay Late
One of the best ways to bring your score down in a hurry is to pay late…
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