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.
Inflation is back, baby! The last time inflation was this bad, I was literally a toddler. Here’s ten ways I fight inflation my family’s budget.
With the recent ups and downs of the market, I’ve seen more than one person considering selling everything in their kids college investments and sitting out the market. Here I’m going to talk about how my ostrich strategy has helped me avoid making rash decisions, how you can plan when the markets are calm so you can be calm when markets are crazy, and I’ll talk about some other things to keep in mind when thinking about college investments.
It’s time for moments of action, so we can see real change, in the wake of yesterdays tragedy in Texas. Today I’m talking about what I’m doing and how you can triple your financial donation to a cause that will help affect real change.
This past weekend I was driving my three boys to a family birthday party. We were listening to Pandora in the car-specifically the Final Fantasy music channel (why yes, we’re a family of video game geeks. Don’t judge). Since I’m too cheap to spring for the ad-free version of Pandora, we were also treated to some […]
You may know this already, but all the cool personal finance people hang out over at the Rockstar Finance Forums. If you’re not over there yet, don’t worry – you too can be cool by hopping over and joining in the discussion. I know Valentines is coming up shortly, so I asked the forum what […]