In this article I’ll cover five steps to protect yourself from identity theft, plus share my personal experience with having my identity stolen. Fortunately I was able to pretty quickly recover from identity theft thanks to listening to Clark Howard’s podcasts for years, and reading so much on personal finance.
Archives for January 2017
If you’re a fan of Vanguard, like I am, you’ve likely heard of the Bogleheads. They’re a group of Vanguard investing fans that hang out over on the Bogleheads forum, and have developed a personal finance and investing wiki that everyone should read. So this week I decided to take another trip through their book, […]
It’s been a jam-packed fun week talking about insurance – car/home/umbrella, and health/disability/life. Isn’t it great to think about all the things that could go wrong? (Oh wait, no it’s not). Sure, insurance is the thing you don’t like to think about until you need it. But that’s why it’s a key part of the […]
On Monday I talked about protecting your personal property – your car, your home/condo/belongings (for renters), and your assets. Today I’m going to deep dive into protecting your health, life, and ability to earn income. After knowing your net worth, getting to know your cash flow, discovering your dreams, and planning to pay off non-deductible […]
Insurance. It’s one of those things we all hate to pay for-until we need it. Only then are we extremely grateful that we have it in place. The same is actually true of all aspects of this tier – insurance, investing and financial planning, identity theft, and disability or death. None of these are pleasant […]
Last week I took a variety of personal finance books out of the library-some old, some new, some new to me. One of the “old” ones is a classic but it’s still one of my favorites. That book is A Random Walk Down Wall Street. Note – The link to the book is an affiliate […]