There’s a boatload of online retirement calculators available, many are free. Enter “retirement calculator” in Google and Continue reading “Retirement Calculators: Worth It? Helpful? Accurate?”
You see articles from time to time in mainstream news sites about how some people retire and live in a foreign country where the cost of living is lower. These articles Continue reading “Considering Living Abroad in Retirement?”
What could be wrong about credit cards?
After all, they allow credit, which has expanded the economy. They allow me to Continue reading “An Ethical Dilemma in Using Credit Cards? Is There Such a Thing?”
In The Beginning, You Save
While investing is important for one’s future, Continue reading “The Mechanics of Money (Part 3): How I Invest”
This is Part 2 of a series on the nuts and bolts of how I manage my money. In this part, I discuss credit cards. Part 1 covered savings and checking is here
The proper use of credit cards.
The proper use of a credit card is Continue reading “The Mechanics of Money (Part 2): How I Use Credit Cards”
This is Part 1 of a series on the nuts and bolts of how I manage my money. In this first part, I discuss how I use checking and savings accounts.
Normal income gets deposited (hopefully Continue reading “The Mechanics of Money (Part 1): How I Use Checking and Savings Accounts”
Forget everything you learned in Economics Class about the Demand Curve and its brother the Supply Curve. Every time you pull into a gasoline station, you are participating in a market that ranges from inefficient to manipulated.
The first fact to consider is that speculation in the oil markets Continue reading “The Law of Supply and Demand is a Lie”
Why would someone in their teens or twenties even bother to think about saving or investing for retirement? And who does bother to think about it anyway?
Well, people who think about saving for retirement are those who Continue reading “Why Young People Ignore The “Saving For Retirement” Message. And What To Do About It.”
A Retirement Budget is important because when you leave the steady income of a job you need to know how much money is coming in and how much is going out.
How do you make a retirement budget?
But is possible to prepare for retirement.
If you want to save enough for retirement, you will never succeed. Instead of saving, the most likely way to succeed is Continue reading “It is impossible to save enough money for retirement.”