Your Money

Pointers from the pros on smart retirement planning, loans, college savings, real estate and investments.

clips
Mar 27th, 2015

3 Rules for Getting Paid to Write Freelance

Ed note: Do what you love, and make money doing it, may sound too cliché to be true. However, for some writers, the freelance market means they can pen posts about subjects they’re passionate about and be paid a nice price. The trick just might be getting started. The Internet as we know it today […]

career
Mar 26th, 2015

Why You Should Pursue Early Retirement Even if You Love Working

Ed note: It’s easy to say you should save for retirement. It’s even easier to keep putting off that saving because retirement is so far away. So what happens if you move the finish line – say you’ll retire at 50 instead? According to David Ning, a lot. I always tell people to strive for […]

help
Mar 24th, 2015

What IRA is Right For You?

Ed note: An Individual Retirement Account is one option to save money over time. However, you might not know that there are different kinds of IRAs, with different benefits. Let’s look at which one might be the best for you. IRAs are tax-advantaged retirement savings accounts in which people who have earned income in a […]

credit
Mar 23rd, 2015

Top 5 Credit Myths

Ed note: There’s a lot of “common knowledge” that isn’t good knowledge. It is a misconception or myth that keeps getting repeated. There are several of these misconceptions we wanted to clear up regarding credit. Leer en español. Have you ever made a decision you thought was smart but it ended up hurting you? For […]

advice
Mar 6th, 2015

Why I’m Not Buying Another House

Ed note: When we bought our first house, we didn’t question it at all. All of our friends were buying, there was a first time homebuyers tax credit and wasn’t it just what you were supposed to do? With five years of hindsight now, we definitely would have done it differently, and it seems Miranda […]

family
Feb 21st, 2015

Top Six Questions To Ask A Financial Advisor

Ed note: I don’t know about you, but I get a little confused by our finances sometimes. So if I’m confused, how do I know if a financial planner is truly helping me out? It can be tough to know who will do a good job. That’s why we’ve asked Neal Frankle to help interpret […]