The real debt in this nation is the one that bankers owe the rest of the country. And as long as our politicians are allowed to rescue banks while ignoring consumers, it's a debt that will continue to go unpaid. And it will continue to grow.
By the time you feel ready to get serious about your money, it may be too late to make up for lost ground. And there are no medical breakthroughs when it comes to retirement or building an adequate nest egg.
Oil is a matter of macro concern but your finances involve very micro considerations. Pick a day or two a week where you simply keep your credit card in your purse or wallet. Save money wherever you can, but save oil everywhere you can.
Too many people underestimate the importance of having a savings account. So why doesn't everyone have an emergency savings fund? The answer is simple: They spend more money than they earn and have trouble living below their means.
Nine months out of college and I'm finding that the real world is full of harsh truths: Napping in the middle of the day is frowned upon, an outfit based around leggings is never appropriate and my financial decisions will haunt me for the rest of my life.
High debt can stop you from getting loans, renting or buying a home, purchasing a car or even getting a job. Credit can be a gift or a curse! Making some small sacrifices early can give you peace of mind and put you on the right road to financial freedom. Here are some tips.
In your own financial life, it can seem like you are alone. But you aren't. You can put together a team of people to help you. Your family and friends are your own cheering fans in the stadium of your life.
I went over a decade without a credit card. I've proven you can live without them. Now I am saying that some people, especially small business owners, might want to think about getting a card and using it wisely. Why the change?