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!
Should you focus on paying off student loans at the expense of a 401k match? In today’s version of “Ask CMO And Ask The Readers” I’m tackling a framework for thinking about this question (and asking for your opinion too).
Crazy market got you down? Looking for someone to make fun of the gloom and doom mainstream financial reporting – or some solid advice? I’m bringing you both in today’s article and video.
You may have seen Mr Market lurking around lately, shouting irrational price offers at you. First he’s willing to pay you $1,000 for your share of a business. The next day, only $700. Then $800. Nothing about the underlying business or its prospects have changed. Today I’d like to introduce you to Benjamin Grahams Mr Market, who is just as relevant today as he was in 1949.
Are women more risk averse than men? If so, why? And how does risk aversion impact female investors? This topic has been on my mind lately, particularly with the latest gyrations of the market. I also recall someone once commenting they found my thoughts on investing an interesting window into the mind of female investors. […]
Even though a lot of folks in the financial media will tell you to delay retirement until 70, there’s a good reason to plan a much earlier retirement than that. In fact, everyone should be prepared to retire early – even if they don’t want to. I’m going to educate you on the cold hard facts about why planning to work into your late 60’s or 70’s will not work. -and what you can do about it.