Money. It’s what makes the world go ’round, right? And those of us in the personal finance world talk a lot about ways to save money, ways to make more money, and how to make that money go farther. But what are the real advantages and disadvantages of saving money?
Disadvantages of Saving Money
Let’s start with […]
When I first started my personal finance blog oh so many years ago, it was called A Dollar A Day. I had decided to do a money challenge and spend all of 2008 putting away a single dollar every day. I put it into a high yield savings account (back in those days, the rates […]
This past weekend, I did the craziest thing. I raced a half-ironman triathlon. I swam 1.2 miles in a river, biked 56 miles, and then ran 13.1 miles. And I finished with a smile on my face.
Now, this wasn’t just something I did on a whim. No, this is something that I’ve been planning for […]
Fidelity Investments just sent around their “Three Smart Year-End Money Moves for Women to Get Financially Fit in 2016,” but I think these apply to men as well. Let’s look at their tips and then I will discuss where I’m at on these tips and what tasks I need to complete.
Year-End Money Tips from Fidelity […]
Gone are the days of super high interest rates. I think that when I first opened my Capital One 360 Account (then known as ING Direct), the interest rate was around 5%. It then steadily dropped to 0.75%, where it’s been holding since October of 2012. Still better than a lot of accounts, but I miss […]