70% of Fund Assets are Still Active Vs. Passive: Here are the 4 Bad Reasons Why
Mon, 04/20/15 | 12 Comments

The reputation of passive investing through index funds and their ETF counterparts has been pristine in recent years.
In 2014, only 10% of active stock funds that focus on big U.S. firms beat the S&P 500 …

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Calculate the “Total Cost of Homeownership” BEFORE Renting or Buying
July 19, 2013 | 6 Comments
Calculate the “Total Cost of Homeownership” BEFORE Renting or Buying

When finding a property to rent or buy, I’ve often seen one common trap that many fall in to when considering housing costs: not calculating the total cost to live there on a monthly basis.
When …

Downsizing: The Highest Impact Financial Move you can Make
July 17, 2013 | 10 Comments
Downsizing: The Highest Impact Financial Move you can Make

You’re looking for a new place to live, you’ve gone through your checklist, and even gone so far as to analyze the price to rent ratio in your area.
It’s time to go out and find …

Rent or Buy? Look at the Price to Rent Ratio for Objective Data
July 16, 2013 | 3 Comments
Rent or Buy? Look at the Price to Rent Ratio for Objective Data

Determining whether to rent or buy a home, apartment, or other dwelling is often a tough choice to make.
As we discussed, housing costs are huge (between 31-39% of spending, on average). And you want to …

The Cost of Housing & why it Can Make or Break your Finances
July 15, 2013 | 9 Comments
The Cost of Housing & why it Can Make or Break your Finances

Health care is a wrap in the Summer of Saving series, and it’s time to move on to the BIG ONE: housing costs.
Realtors are paid to tell us “It’s a great time to buy a …

Piece Together an Affordable Home Gym & Get Rid of Your Gym Membership
July 11, 2013 | 17 Comments
Piece Together an Affordable Home Gym & Get Rid of Your Gym Membership

I’ve never paid for a gym membership in my life and I don’t plan on it.
Price is part of this, but even if it were free, I still don’t think I would have any interest.
My …

Try This FREE High Intensity 7-Minute Workout to Save Time, Health, & Money
July 10, 2013 | 9 Comments
Try This FREE High Intensity 7-Minute Workout to Save Time, Health, & Money

Having a healthy body and taking preventative health into your owns hands so that you can avoid costly medical bills requires exercise. A massive study of 400,000 participants in Taiwan found that just 15 minutes …


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