The writing is on the proverbial wall — inflation and supply chain shortages are here. The news is covering it, and there is a lot of chatter about it in online forums. The media is reporting that we're likely to have a few more months of shortages and price increases. At this point, the Federal government is doing its best, but it got a lot on its plate. A quick fix to … [Read more...] about Coping With Inflation and Supply Chain Shortages
We’ve all seen the stories of couples who renovate their homes and end up hating each other. What are some reasons why home renovation destroys relationships? In this post, we will explore these reasons in depth. … [Read more...] about 6 Reasons Why Home Renovation Destroys Relationships
When my grandparents got older, they moved in with my mom. Then, after my grandpa passed away and my grandma needed to go to medical appointments or hair appointments, my mom or one of her other children drove her. Though American families increasingly live further from one another, there are usually one or two children who live nearby to help their parents in their old age. … [Read more...] about Do DINKs Need a Larger Retirement Fund Than Their Peers?
When I was 20, I had worked at a community college as an English tutor for two years. When I quit the job to transfer to a university several hours away, I was given the choice of cashing out my retirement or rolling it over. I didn’t know much about finances, and I was broke, so I took the cash out. Even though my retirement account was only about $400, I sometimes wonder how … [Read more...] about How to Turn $1,000 Into $10,000
“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” Teddy Roosevelt For a lot of you, life can be an uphill battle. Unemployment is something like 36% among millennials, nobody seems to … [Read more...] about Three Stories Of People Who Beat The Odds
Folks, Don't forget to exercise and stay positive. Exercise has a number immediate and long term benefits. These include: 1. Increased focus 2. Reduced anxiety and depression 3. Improved sleep 4. Reduced risk of all cause mortality 5. Reduced risk of diabetes 6. Reduced obesity. Source: CDC. Thinking positive also has a number of benefits. Like: 1. … [Read more...] about Tip Of The Day: Don’t Forget To Exercise And Stay Positive.
While you can find plenty of advice for how to pay the least amount for getting an undergraduate degree, information about how to get a free graduate degree is scarce. That may be because most people who know they’ll need to do graduate work for their careers plan to get a bachelor’s degree as cheaply as possible. They then expect to pay more for their graduate degree. However, … [Read more...] about How to Get a Free Graduate Degree
Yahoo finance used to be a powerhouse of great personal articles and videos. Their quality has declined as of late, but there are still some gems to be had if you're digging through the archives. Here is a quick video I like by Farnoosh Torabi. In it she details some of the habits of people making more than $150,000 annually with $3.2 million in investable assets. … [Read more...] about Daily Habits of Wealthy People
Because Costco buys in bulk and then sells their products in smaller bulk sizes for members, the prices are low, often much cheaper than you could find other places. Undoubtedly, a Costco membership can save families a lot of money. But can it also save singles and couples money? Is a Costco membership worth it for couples? … [Read more...] about Is a Costco Membership Worth It for Couples?
My grandma grew up during the Great Depression. However, she was largely insulated from the economic effects because she lived with her wealthy aunts. Then, she married my grandpa, who came from a large family without a lot of money. My grandpa joked that he had to teach her everything about money, but she was a good student. By the time I was born, she had been frugal and … [Read more...] about Financial Advice from My Grandma