You hear people talk a lot about retiring. Most of them will tell you that they are â€œsaving for retirementâ€. It’s funny to me that more people don’t talk about net worth in the same sentences that they are talking about saving for retirement. It’s impossible for someone to know that they are headed in the right direction for retirement if they don’t know where
Imagine a society where everyone makes enough money every month to pay all their bills and they even have some cash left over. Gone would be the endless fights between husband and wife over which bills to pay, which child they should buy shoes for, which financial crisis to address first. Couples would have to figure out something else to fight about every evening after
I used to think that everyone who had a lot of â€œstuffâ€ were way better off than I was. You know those people. We all live near them. It wasn’t until I read a book called â€œThe Millionaire Next Doorâ€ that I realized how wrong that assumption is. If you haven’t read this book, it should be the very first book you read about money.
You have got to check out http://www.cockeyed.com . This guy did some research in to all those “work from home” signs that are out there. I’m sure you’ve seen them. Anyway, it’s both entertaining and quite interesting. It turns out that pretty much all the signs lead to one company. Check it out: HERE
Well, here it is. A few days before the drop dead date to file your taxes. I’m betting that most people that haven’t filed already probably owe the government money. For everyone that is sitting on their refund check laughing about how smart they are, you might want to stop and think. If you received a large refund from the IRS this year, you may
As you’ve read through all of these articles, have you found yourself thinking that you should have done a few things different? Could you be better off now if you had made different decisions earlier on? Do you over spend every month? Do you under-invest every month? Whether you do or not, you need to think about what your children are learning from you. The
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This site is about common sense personal finance. I don’t claim to be an expert but I have lots of observations about personal finance and I love to seek out new articles about personal finance. Why personal finance? Some people might compare personal finance to root canals. I think that as the economy continues to change and the burden of financial security is increasingly pushed