Wedding Expenses and Marriage Succes? Now We Have Data
Mon, 10/20/14 | 17 Comments

You may already know that I’m not a big fan of materialistic wedding expenses. More specifically, I think that the average cost of a wedding is stupidly high ($29,858 last year) and the average engagement …

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How to Use a Trailing Stop-Loss Order to Preserve your Market Gains
March 21, 2010 | 7 Comments
How to Use a Trailing Stop-Loss Order to Preserve your Market Gains

What is a Trailing Stop Loss Order?
A trailing stop-loss order sounds like complex investing strategies, however, it is fairly simple to understand when you take a minute to learn what each part of it means. …

Buy or Rent: The One Number you Need to Look at
March 15, 2010 | 18 Comments
Buy or Rent: The One Number you Need to Look at

Kiplinger recently ran an article that shed some really great light on whether it makes more sense to buy a home or rent an apartment. I’ve never addressed this topic on 20somethingfinance, because quite frankly …

TrueEarnings® Card from Costco & American Express Review
March 14, 2010 | 21 Comments
TrueEarnings® Card from Costco & American Express Review

I’ve been a Costco member for 5 years and right around the time that my wife and I started shopping there, we signed up for our primary credit card, the TrueEarnings® Card from Costco and …

6 Reasons why you Might Want to Consider a Ford Fiesta
March 11, 2010 | 30 Comments
6 Reasons why you Might Want to Consider a Ford Fiesta

Buying a new car typically doesn’t make the list of best personal finance practices. That being said, we all know that, and whole bunch of us still end up doing it. IF you’re going to …

American Paternity & Maternity Leave vs. The Rest of the World
March 8, 2010 | 48 Comments
American Paternity & Maternity Leave vs. The Rest of the World

Work/life balance in the form of supportive national and employee benefit plans is something that the United States has sorely lacked, especially in comparison to other developed economies. Corporate lobbies have made it so.
Nowhere (other …

How to Avoid Getting Burned by the Magazine Industry
March 2, 2010 | 7 Comments
How to Avoid Getting Burned by the Magazine Industry

Maybe I’m in the minority here, but I still do (and proudly) subscribe to a few magazines – and I won’t be stopping unless the magazines close shop. My personal favorites are Kiplinger and Backpacker.
That …


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