If crazy markets make you anxious, and looking at your balances is driving you crazy, give the ostrich strategy a try. Come learn more about it and check out the video I made of a recycled cardboard ostrich (yes, really).
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Last week I got to see first hand the battle of two money-based conferences. One, FinCon, was centered around the theme of “money nerds unite”. The other was an MLM, or multi-level marketing, conference. Check out some facts and stats about the “great opportunity” – and also a bonus short video of my husband and middle son battling with Plutus award cards.
When I saw a promotion for a $50 bonus for my teenager to open an account with Fidelity (debit card! investing! no fees!) I thought it might be too good to be true. Come learn about our opening saga and check out my tips to avoid all our mistakes so your experience goes more smoothly.
Inspired by comments my friends at Stacking Benjamins made about my inflation article questioning the advice to shop at a warehouse club, today I’m overseeing the ultimate savings battle. A warehouse club is going head to head with a department store and a discount grocery store in my town to see which one REALLY saves the most. Who will win? Stay tuned!
This Fathers Day, I’m celebrating the financial lessons of the fathers in my life. My Grandpa, Dad & Hubby are all key figures in my financial journey. I’d like to encourage any dads reading this to share your financial wisdom with your daughters and granddaughters. They just may become a money nerd like me! Happy Fathers Day to all the dads out there!
Yesterday the fed announced a rate increase higher than any in almost 30 years. What do higher rates mean to you, your wallet, and your 401k? Today I’m breaking down the basics and covering a quick 101 of the different types of impacts of higher rates.