Here are seven great personal finance gift ideas for the personal finance lover, or the relative that needs to learn about this stuff.
The selection effect can negatively affect your personal finance situation. Make sure you are aware of biases and don’t trust the wrong group of people. Here’s what you should know.
When it comes to personal finances there are so many opinions that it can be hard to decide who to listen to. However, even with these varying levels of opinions there are also some personal finance rules that are non-negotiable. Remember, when it comes to your money, it’s just simple math. I’m a big believer […]
There’s no particular reason why the new year ushers in change for so many people. It’s an arbitrary designation, and nothing really changes when the clock strikes midnight on January 1st. But much like moving to a new city, starting a new job or making new friends, a new year can provide the spark we […]
When you are in college, you have your entire life ahead of you. During this time, it can seem like you have plenty of time to plan out your financial future. Many college students are not worried about how they are going to buy a home, or what their retirement plans will look like. However, […]
I love board games! I grew up playing Monopoly and other strategy games, and loved it! We’ve talked before how video games can teach personal finance skills to kids. But boards games can also teach kids about the basic concepts of investing, money management, and more. And with a push to stop the TV and […]
Financial education is not widely taught in America. Even if it was I’m not sure any of us would be learning the right things. From my experience most people understand the very basics of money they just can’t grasp what good money management can actually do for their life. If you can’t recognize money for […]
September is Life Insurance Awareness month and this post is in partnership with TermLifeInsurance.com, which helps spread awareness of the importance of term life insurance. Learn more about how you can protect your family and your finances. Are you ready to take control of your financial future? You don’t need a financial advisor to develop […]
Looking to get money smart? Here are seven traits of financially successful people that you’ll want to adopt.
It’s almost that time of the year again! Where did summer go? It’s the time when students start signing up for their fall classes. It’s when freshman start their orientations. I know my cousin just got back from his freshman orientation, and he was very excited to meet his roommate and get going in the […]
Over the last couple days my family has come together to be my grandma’s side in what could be her final few days. She has been one of the strongest members in our family and I’ve been thinking about just how much she has impacted my life — which is a lot. She’s smart, hard-working, […]
Personal finance is a journey — a journey that looks different for every single person. Whether you’re working on a savings goal, trying to pay off debt, or investing for retirement, you need patience. Patience is the one thing that if you master it, it will tremendously help you to reach your personal finance goals. […]
Accountability That’s it. Personal accountability. Personal accountability is the most important trait that will define whether you’re successful with your money or not. Sounds pretty simple, right? In fact, you’re probably thinking to yourself right now that you should hit the back button and go read some other article. But the truth is, there is […]
If you haven’t heard of Andrew Hallam, two thoughts come to mind: You’re probably not Canadian You probably didn’t check your Amazon Recommended Reading in the past few months Andrew Hallam is the Millionaire Teacher – a high school teacher who built a million dollar investment portfolio by the time he was 38 years old. He teaches personal […]
Growing up, I was big into computer games. I loved them. They kept me entertained for hours. The other day, I was reading about some of the most popular games of all time, and realized that most of these game actually are educational! These games teach real skills, such as budgeting, working for goals, planning, […]