The Millennial Personal Savings Rate is in. Sound the Alarms!
Mon, 11/17/14 | 13 Comments

When someone asks me to give them one personal finance metric to really focus on that matters more than any other, there is no hesitation in my reply: “personal savings rate“.
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A Look Into the Tiny House Movement with an Interview of Tiny Home Pioneer Jay Shafer
August 9, 2009 | 8 Comments
A Look Into the Tiny House Movement with an Interview of Tiny Home Pioneer Jay Shafer

The Tiny Home Movement

‘Home Downsizing’ has started to catch on like wildfire, particularly in the last year. Many people are simply no longer able to pay their mortgages after being laid off or getting their …

What is your Favorite Employee Benefit? Take the Poll!
August 6, 2009 | 9 Comments
What is your Favorite Employee Benefit? Take the Poll!

Twenty-somethings are a hard to please bunch. After all, many of us are fresh out of school, where just about everything was taken care of (ok, maybe just the lucky ones with generous parents). The …

Battle of the Sub Sandwich Franchises: Quiznos – Blimpie – Subway & Jimmy Johns
August 2, 2009 | 34 Comments
Battle of the Sub Sandwich Franchises: Quiznos – Blimpie – Subway & Jimmy Johns

Which Sub Sandwich Franchise is the Best to Own?
Ever wondered what it would take to own a successful franchise? The thought of owning one has no doubt crossed the minds of many of us. Franchises …

All you Need to Know About Limiting your Expenses
July 26, 2009 | 11 Comments
All you Need to Know About Limiting your Expenses

Visualeconomics.com recently posted a visual display of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report that shows where each U.S. household spends their money. Sadly, but not surprisingly, an amazing 51.7% of $49,638 in annual expenses …

How Much can My Employer Contribute to my 401K?
July 21, 2009 | 33 Comments
How Much can My Employer Contribute to my 401K?

401K Employer Maximum Contributions
I’d like to clear up a very common 401K misconception surrounding maximum contribution limits.
Question: The IRS maximum 401K contribution limit for 2014 is $17,500 (and $18,000 for 2015). But what exactly does …

5 Ways that Personal Finance Mirrors the Tour de France
July 19, 2009 | 10 Comments
5 Ways that Personal Finance Mirrors the Tour de France

The Tour de France has sucked me in over the last few weeks. Yeah, I know, “just guys riding bikes” – I’ve heard it many times before as I keep coming up empty trying to …


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