Cash is NOT King for Millennials
Mon, 07/28/14 | 22 Comments

I’ve been reading a lot about millennial trends lately, and… the kids are not all right.
One of the more disturbing pieces shared the results from a recent survey of millennials on where they believe their …

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Inflation: How to Beat it with Smart Financial Planning
January 7, 2009 | 13 Comments
Inflation: How to Beat it with Smart Financial Planning

How to Outpace Inflation
This is a guest post from Shaun Connell, author of Learn Financial Planning, a series of free, comprehensive financial planning tutorials.

It’s hard to watch the news or keep up with anything financial …

A GTD Summary & Review of Allen’s Getting Things Done
January 2, 2009 | 6 Comments
A GTD Summary & Review of Allen’s Getting Things Done

A Review of Getting Things Done by David Allen
I just finished Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. The book has sold hundreds of thousands of copies and is preached as the go-to manual …

8 Financial Mistakes that Lead to the Post-Grad Blues
December 29, 2008 | 9 Comments
8 Financial Mistakes that Lead to the Post-Grad Blues

Student Finances: A Modern Day Tragedy
My apologies for those of you I sucked in by invigorating memories of dried noodles and chicken-like scents – this post will not encourage Ramen noodle eating (but it certainly …

ETF’s Versus Index Funds & the 5 Big Differences to Consider
December 21, 2008 | 9 Comments
ETF’s Versus Index Funds & the 5 Big Differences to Consider

ETF’s or Index Funds: An Epic Battle
ETF’s (exchanged traded funds) and index funds. The comparison between the two is kind of like deciding to pull over to a restaurant that you see off the side …

Does your 401k Plan Offer the Elusive Self-Directed Brokerage Option?
December 17, 2008 | 8 Comments
Does your 401k Plan Offer the Elusive Self-Directed Brokerage Option?

The other day I was searching through the 401k section of my employer’s intranet and was shocked and delighted to find that employees are now offered a self-directed brokerage option through Vanguard. I have been …

5 Easy Steps to Eliminate your Junk Mail
December 14, 2008 | 11 Comments
5 Easy Steps to Eliminate your Junk Mail

In a recent post, I covered how to organize mail and paperwork. What I didn’t highlight was how to eliminate all of that annoying junk mail from even arriving in your mailbox. Getting rid of …


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