With the help of a financial advisor, a divorcée bounces back. Her advisor told her that the best way to get back at her ex-husband was to become extremely successful. He was right. Read full story here.
What is a bear market? Bear markets are normal, but not predominant. Statistically, we are overdue. The most recent bear market ended in March 2009 — more than six years ago. Learn how to survive the Bear Markets here.
Arguments about money are by far the top predictor of divorce. It’s no secret that fighting about money puts a huge strain on a relationship. Money issues are so troublesome that people who say they’re experiencing stress in their relationship cite “finances” as the number one reason. This may seem like a grim prognosis for […]
A comparison of wealth across history: Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? This ranking of the richest people of all time is based on hours of interviews with academic economists and historians. Click on the link here for Time’s list of the wealthiest historical figures in order of their economic influence.
We’ve devised a little roadmap of goals that everyone can follow to make sure they are meeting the right financial goals for their age. Of course, you can accomplish any of these goals sooner, but this is a good general map of where you should be at any given age: Learn more here.
Thus they say “life begins at 40.” It is true in a sense that most people should be stable, ideally, in all aspects of their life when they turn 40—the “prime” stage in a person’s life. It is when you are 40 when you can do and be in your greatest potential—and at least, have […]
Most people’s finances would be improved by another year spent in the workforce, but you also don’t want to work for so long that you don’t have time to enjoy the things you want to do in retirement. Here’s how to tell if you are ready to leave the working world behind. Make sure you […]
No matter how much you earn you could be creating your own barriers to financial success without even knowing it. Here are 10 things you might be doing that are preventing you from achieving financial freedom. Click here to read Money Magazine’s 10 Reasons You’ll Never Be Rich.
Ditch the makeup and hair products. Your budgeting skills might be the thing you should really show off on your next date. Money skills are more important than even good looks when seeking a mate! In a recent survey about relationships and finances, MONEY found that both baby boomers and millennials agree on the three most […]
So when should you start saving for your kid’s college? The short answer is, as soon as possible. However, you must fund your retirement first! If you’re already putting enough away for retirement, start saving for your child’s college fund as soon as you can. Click here to learn more about saving for your children’s […]