Those who Avoid Short-Term Consumption Trends will Prosper
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About a year and a half ago, I saw the writing on the wall. OPEC had been pumping out millions of barrels of oil a day at a significant loss in order to drive supply …

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FDIC Insurance: The Interesting History Behind it, Coverage Amounts, & How to Protect your Bank Assets
May 22, 2013 | 5 Comments
FDIC Insurance: The Interesting History Behind it, Coverage Amounts, & How to Protect your Bank Assets

When you walk in to virtually any bank these days, you should be able to find a sticker or sign that says, “FDIC“, along with the statement “Deposits are backed by the full faith and …

Is “The College Experience” Worth the Price? It’s Debate Time…
May 16, 2013 | 26 Comments
Is “The College Experience” Worth the Price? It’s Debate Time…

It was the first week of school, sophomore year of college. I’m sitting in a 300+ person lecture for a math course required for my business degree.
In walks the TA (teacher’s aide). And it’s his …

The Top 10 Cheapest Cities for New College Grads (& Everyone Else)
May 15, 2013 | 12 Comments
The Top 10 Cheapest Cities for New College Grads (& Everyone Else)

Catering articles to the young professional audience is a big part of what 20somethingfinance is all about, of course. And what better way to do that than to highlight some of the cheapest cities that …

The Retirement Gamble: Why Low-Cost Indexing Reduces your Risk
May 13, 2013 | 7 Comments
The Retirement Gamble: Why Low-Cost Indexing Reduces your Risk

The wife was working a night shift on Saturday, so I had an opportunity to do what all married personal finance bloggers dream about doing on a Saturday night – watch a PBS documentary on …

Watering my Lawn had MULTIPLIED my Total Water Usage!
May 8, 2013 | 12 Comments
Watering my Lawn had MULTIPLIED my Total Water Usage!

This is a long lost post from the 20somethingfinance archives. I wrote it a few years ago, and for whatever reason, it was lost and never published. The dates are old, but the lesson learned …

The Perfect Stock
May 6, 2013 | 12 Comments
The Perfect Stock

Doesn’t exist.
Just ask anyone who bought Apple, at some point during its never-ending rocket to an inevitable $1M per share.
If you bought Apple, as just about everyone in my peer group suggested I do around …


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