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Article Archive for February 2012

Is the U.S. Vs. International Stock Allocation 80/20 Rule a Conspiracy?
Wed, 02/29/12 | 15 Comments
Is the U.S. Vs. International Stock Allocation 80/20 Rule a Conspiracy?

U.S. Versus International Stock Allocation
How much international stock exposure should you have?
It’s a great question. And I’ve been looking into my own foreign stock allocation lately.
In my research, I found Vanguard’s “Considerations for investing in …

Betterment Review
Tue, 02/28/12 | 11 Comments
Betterment Review

My Betterment Review
I’ve had a number of friends rave about Betterment.com, suggesting that I should do a review of the online investment broker here on 20somethingfinance.com for their ease of use and simplicity for beginning …

5 Stupid Post Grad Financial Mistakes I Made & the Lessons Learned
Thu, 02/23/12 | 15 Comments
5 Stupid Post Grad Financial Mistakes I Made & the Lessons Learned

I’m on decent financial footing at the moment.
And I like to think that my financial decisions these days are based on sound reason.
But it wasn’t always that way.
Like most recent college grads I did some …

Online Brokers with Commission-Free ETF Trades
Wed, 02/22/12 | 4 Comments
Online Brokers with Commission-Free ETF Trades

In you are interested in passive investing, you’re probably aware of ETF’s and their benefits.
If you’re not, ETF’s have a legion of supporters due to their extremely low management expense ratios. In comparison to similar …

What is the Definition of Financial Independence?
Mon, 02/20/12 | 12 Comments
What is the Definition of Financial Independence?

Financial independence, or the interchangeable “financial freedom”, is a powerful concept.
We all recognize it as a good thing. Something to strive for. Something to admire in others who have achieved it.
The 20somethingfinance tagline and mission …

How much should you Spend on an Engagement Ring? How about Nothing?
Mon, 02/13/12 | 102 Comments
How much should you Spend on an Engagement Ring? How about Nothing?

We were standing at the top of a hill on an island in the middle of Lake Michigan. It was a clear September day, my soon-to-be wife’s birthday, as a matter of fact.
A rare bald …


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