Are you one of those people who, as you entered your tween years, began thinking about retirement planning, or even went so far as to formulate and implement a retirement savings plan? If so, you might think that this post probably isn’t going to be your cup of tea. To put it bluntly, however, you would be wrong. You see, good retirement plans … [Read more...] about Retirement Planning for Every Stage of Life
The Power of Nope: Save your money!
Have you ever seen one of those ‘Nope’ memes? Here’s one below: I love nope. Nope is probably one of the most powerful words in the English language - and it's only one syllable. Saying nope is an important part of establishing boundaries and differentiating you from me. There are lots of reasons why nope is such an awesome word and I’m … [Read more...] about The Power of Nope: Save your money!
A beginner’s guide to gold investing
Gold is being looked at as insurance by investors because of one simple reason: since its value doesn’t move in line with other securities, it positions itself as one of the best assets to diversify a portfolio with. For many traditional gold investors, the precious yellow metal isn’t like any other investments. Rather, it is something that is only … [Read more...] about A beginner’s guide to gold investing
Five Barriers to Retirement Planning (and how to overcome them)
Do you plan on saving for your retirement one day? Do you want to go on that vacation first? Do you think you it’s too expensive? People have a lot of reasons for wanting to focus on their finances right here and now – and a lot of them of very good reasons. According to a 2012 Deloitte retirement survey, 58% of Americans do not have a formal … [Read more...] about Five Barriers to Retirement Planning (and how to overcome them)
Investment Crash Course: How to read your prospectus
Welcome to the latest post in my Investment Crash Course Series, please check out my earlier articles in the series: Investing Crash Course: Week 1 (Dow Jones) Investing Crash Course: Review of Different Financial Products Investing Crash Course: Money Market Funds A word of caution while reading my series – I am learning. Everything I … [Read more...] about Investment Crash Course: How to read your prospectus