Having received thousands of responses to my iHB survey (you can take this survey after signing up for my newsletter), one question that pops up often is: "What should I do with my money?" These people have started to take back control of their money, gotten on a Budget, and want to put a financial plan in place for their hard-earned dollars. This is the same question I asked myself 12 … [Read more...] about Personal Finance 101
You are not going to win the lottery. Your kid is not going to be a professional athlete. And no, your rich uncle is not leaving you an inheritance. So it's time to start making your own luck. I've put together 6 Money Moves you can make THIS YEAR to seriously boost your bank account and help you MAKE MORE MONEY! 1. Get On A SMART Budget and Master your Money How many times … [Read more...] about 6 Moves To Make More Money This Year!
If you haven't heard the news, the U.S. stock market is in amid quite the tumble over the past few days of trading. Investors are worried about the Global economy and China's economic slowdown. There was a huge sell off that caused it to drop 1,000 points (nearly 8.5%) yesterday, causing HUGE headlines to come out: "After historic 1,000 point plunge, Dow dives 588 points at close" "Dow … [Read more...] about Stocks Are Plunging, What Should I Do?
But seriously.....do something. Anything. And start today. If you don't know where to put your money, read Millionaire Teacher (<- affiliate link) and it will become abundantly clear.....and very easy. photo credit: 401(K) 2013 via photopin cc … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Investing
I mentioned a few months back that I finally dumped Edward Jones after 9 years of investing with them and brought my Roth IRA over to Vanguard. I've had a few people email me and ask about the reasoning behind this, as well as the process, so I figure I’d write it out in a blog post in case others were interested as well. Now let me just say this before I get into the post; I don't hate Edward … [Read more...] about I Broke Up With My Financial Planner
One of the best thing about this blog is the chance to help ACTUAL READERS with ACTUAL PROBLEMS instead of just hypothesizing about financial matters. Today's reader sent me a question, and after reading it a few times, I was in complete awe of how awesome she is! I wanted to share her situation with you, not only to show that millennial are lazy, entitled jerks, but also to inspire those who may … [Read more...] about Reader Question: I Rock At Saving Money, But What Now?