Perplexing Questions How do we define success? What is the American Dream today? What does it mean to be rich? What are the things we value most? I’ve been questioning a lot of things lately. Mostly it is due to some of the stuff I am hearing in school Yes, school. If you have read … Continue reading What Do You Value?
It Depends… Some would say that the earlier, the better. I agree fully. If you can start saving money towards retirement beginning when you are 20 years old, that is a whole lot better than starting when you are 55. However… If you have tons of debt, then does it make sense to save as … Continue reading When Is It Time To Invest?
So - I finally figured out how to update the menu so that I can use this blog for other things besides just finances. Not to worry! I will still be posting to the Practical Personal Finance blog weekly. This just allows me to add additional things that I am working on as well. If … Continue reading Site Update
What Are Your Excuses? I would like to be financially secure. I am in school full-time. I’m on medical disability. I have limited income because of it. I don’t feel good. I’m tired. I have no time. I’m not any good at that – whatever “that” is. I need more education. My family doesn’t think … Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?
Last week I wrote about payday loans. Something new for this week. The New Game In Town Now there is a new game in town that is potentially even more dangerous than the payday loans. It is called the employer loan. It’s similar to a payday loan except that it is treated like a real … Continue reading Are You An Indentured Servant? Part II