Open Enrollment Deserves your FULL Attention. Here’s Why
Wed, 10/29/14 | 6 Comments

Earlier this week, I received a note from my employer’s HR department that open enrollment for 2015 benefit elections had started. I instantly got a little giddy.
Every year, I get geeked out to find out …

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The Funny thing About Convenience…
May 8, 2012 | 14 Comments
The Funny thing About Convenience…

With almost every single purchase we answer a question (consciously or subliminally):
“What is the most convenient option?”
It has become second nature.
If our purchasing power doesn’t afford us the luxury of modern conveniences, then what good …

8 Tips to Protect Yourself Against Mail Identity Theft & Fraud
May 7, 2012 | 7 Comments
8 Tips to Protect Yourself Against Mail Identity Theft & Fraud

In a world where thieves mug grandmas in grocery store parking lots to steal their purses, it’s no surprise that mail identity theft and mail fraud have become very prevalent.
Stop and think for a moment …

Income & Happiness Studies: How much is Enough?
May 2, 2012 | 13 Comments
Income & Happiness Studies: How much is Enough?

Can money buy happiness?
Yeah, probably, to an extent. Or it can at least remove some unhappiness. We can all agree on that, right?
Better question: “at what $ amount can money no longer buy happiness?”
There’s been …

What is SRI? An Intro to Socially Responsible Investing
April 30, 2012 | 11 Comments
What is SRI? An Intro to Socially Responsible Investing

We recently discussed how impact reduction has a direct correlation to personal wealth.
The discussion prompted reader, Bill, to write in with a great question,
“I assume that you invest a lot of that savings, but isn’t …

Death to the Cheapskate
April 25, 2012 | 11 Comments
Death to the Cheapskate

“Don’t be so cheap.”
“You’re such a cheapskate.”
“Why are you so cheap?”
“What a cheap-ass!”
How many times have you said, heard, or received the biting sting of one of these zingers?
I have been called a “cheapskate” or …

The World of Personal Finance Blog Advertising & the 20somethingfinance Advertising Policy
April 24, 2012 | 7 Comments
The World of Personal Finance Blog Advertising & the 20somethingfinance Advertising Policy

This should not come as a shock to people, but 20somethingfinance.com <gulp> generates an income.
You’ll either be super interested in this, or you’ll quickly stop reading. So, here we go…
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