personal finance

The ABCs of personal finance and investing; how to invest wisely and grow your wealth.

Becoming Goal Oriented
We're starting off with "Becoming Goal Oriented: Planning Your Goals." What does that have to do with money? Everything. Have you heard of the book Start with Why by Simon Sinek? If you haven't, go ch...
Becoming a Doer
The word procrastinate comes from Latin, "pro" (forward) + "crastinus" (belonging to tomorrow). So in a nut shell when we say we have trouble procrastinating it means that we tell ourselves that we'll...
Roland Barnes25 days ago
10 Signs an Investment Platform Won't Work for You
Failure to pick the best investment platform could result in your funds getting eaten away by outrageous trading charges, exit penalties, and admin fees. Regardless of whether you’re a first time inve...
Timothy Kohuta month ago
The 10 Best Udemy Courses for Retirement Planning
You've been working and saving up your whole life. This is the moment you've been waiting for. Unfortunately waiting is not preparing. Many people find themselves unable to properly plan for their ret...
Cato Conroy2 months ago
How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?
A while back, I was talking about my retirement plans with a friend of mine. I have a Roth IRA, along with a small stock portfolio. It's not much, but it's a start. Lately, I've been working on beefin...
Marcus Azaria2 months ago
Making Money Goals
This is what I want you to do. Save up $1,000 as an emergency fund. Once you have it, do not touch it and put it into a savings account with your bank. Earning at least a little interest on your money...
Patty Ramsen3 months ago
What's a Robo-Advisor?
Financial planning can be one of the most difficult strategies to perfect in our lives. Every day, people spend thousands of dollars on financial advisers and planners to ensure that their money is in...
Harris Cartel4 months ago
A Comfy Retirement Is a Luxury Denied to Many…
A time will come when you’re ready to give a big middle finger to the monotony of everyday employment and wade peacefully in the waters of uninterrupted retreat, travel, family, hobbies, or just infin...
Cato Conroy5 months ago
10 Reasons Why Savings Are an Investment
When most people think of the term "investment," they tend to think of a handful of different things. They may think about their retirement accounts, like their 401(k) plans or a Roth IRA they have ad...
Rachel R5 months ago
Making Money From Your Money
With the internet being a way of life nowadays, there are so many options for banking. Being no longer limited to the local banks around you opens up much more possibility for getting the most out of ...
Skunk Uzeki5 months ago
How to Prepare for Retirement Like Dave Ramsey
Over the years, there have been tons of finance gurus who have offered up excellent advice to the average man. There's no shortage of personal finance advice you can read, and no shortage of mavericks...
New-Gen Money6 months ago
How To Make Extra Income
I have touched on that I run a couple of business ventures outside of my full-time job. And there are some very important points to drive home: These ventures require a lot of time to start up and mai...
Ossiana Tepfenhart6 months ago
Things You Are Most Likely Wasting Your Money On
In order to invest, you will need to have money—at least, in most circumstances. With wages being stagnant while everything increases in price, it's hard to actually amass enough money to invest. That...
Ossiana Tepfenhart7 months ago
10 Facts About Credit Cards You Might Not Know
Ah, the credit card. It’s about as ubiquitous as you can get. Slightly over half of all payment transactions now happen with a credit card or a debit card—and that number is expected to grow as years ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart7 months ago
10 Simple Ways To Get Out Of Debt
Unless you're related to a billionaire family, chances are that you will eventually get into debt. It could come from anything—an accident, a decision to go to college, the choice to buy a house, medi...
Iggy Paulsen7 months ago
How To Negotiate Stock Options Offers at a New Job
Nothing is quite as thrilling as getting a new job offer. It's a time when you feel like anything is possible. Maybe you'll be their rising star! Maybe you'll get promoted! Who knows? Maybe you'll fin...
Cato Conroy8 months ago
10 Biggest Mistakes People Make After Retirement
If you have ever gone to college, you've probably seen the following scenario play out more than once: A kid was heavily monitored by parents, never allowed to do anything fun. The kid goes to college...
Ossiana Tepfenhart8 months ago
Best Personal Finance Blogs to Read
If there's one topic I've become obsessed with reading about, it's money. I love learning how to make money, save money, and spend money more efficiently. Money is the best tool out there, and it's on...