Money Archive

MARRIED AND UNMARRIED COUPLES FINANCES

According to the most recent research of the U.S. Census Bureau Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division, there’s an increase in cohabiting couples from 2009 to 2010. It means more unmarried couples are living together. Couples who were not living …

4 STRATEGIES TO SAVING MONEY

Wouldn’t it be great if money grew on trees? Seriously, if I could plant a “money seed” for it to grow into a giant Sequoia tree…umm…that would be wonderful! Well, we know money does not grow on trees. We have …

3 MISTAKES INVESTORS MAKE

There are many ways to err in investing your money. The plethora of investment choices to choose from can be overwhelming. Do you pick large-cap value stocks, blue-chip companies, an equity fund , a bond fund, index fund, Treasury Bonds, …

How to Make Big Money Mistakes

Most people are sensitive to losing money. It boggles my mind when people become wasteful spenders. These are the same pusillanimous people who mention their aversion to losing money in the market. They will spend their hard-earned, 9am-5pm (sometimes overtime) …

Quick Finance Tips for 20 Somethings

Priortizing your debtFirst you (Generation Y) needs to understand how you accumulated the debt. Was the debt accumulated due to car repairs? Shopping? Education (student loans)? Vacationing? You need to identify the reasons. The debt could be good debt (potential for …

How to AFFORD a Higher Education

College tuition is in a league of its own.  It seems to me college tuition outpaces the rate of inflation by 2 to 3 percent.  If inflation is at four percent, then college tuition is increased by six percent. Even in deflationary …