Creating a net worth of a million dollars is possible for just about anybody. Here’s how to go about achieving that goal.
529 plans are a good tax advantaged way to save for college education. What are some myths and misconceptions about 529 college savings plans?
Are you behaving like a future millionaire, and would your habits and behaviors line up nicely with high net worth individuals? Or are you on the road to ending up broke?
A lot of people are now setting up CD ladders as a way to get higher interest on their savings, while still maintaining some liquidity.
A while back I started looking for a new high yield savings account to put our emergency fund in so that it would at least gain a little bit of interest while it sat in an account. We had the money sitting in an account at Bank of America, and last week I relayed my […]
If you’re looking for a good high yield savings account where you can put your money, I think EverBank should be near the top of your list.
A week or so ago I talked about how I had opened a new online high yield savings account with one of the personal finance blogosphere’s favorite banks, ING Direct. ING is great because of a variety of factors, but for me the ability to set up sub-accounts, and to budget using their automatic withdrawals […]
One day the stock market is down 300 points, the next it’s up 300; it’s a hard time to invest in the stock market isn’t? It’s like seeing a swarm of sharks in the water and trying to convince yourself it’s OK to jump in. I totally understand because I feel the exact same way. […]
There is conventional wisdom that you should save and invest 15% for retirement. Where does that come from and will investing that much be enough for you?