Reasons to Get Health Insurance in Your 20s

When you're young and healthy, you might not be too worried about getting sick. But you have to understand that your health is nothing to take for granted. Medical emergencies and illnesses can hit anyone at any time. If you live in the USA, you will be looking at a very expensive medical bills

Personal Finance, Risk Reduction

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Reasons to Get Health Insurance in Your 20s

Reasons to Get Health Insurance in Your 20s

When you're young and healthy, you might not be too worried about getting sick. But you have to understand that your health is nothing to take for granted. Medical emergencies and illnesses can hit anyone …

Personal Finance, Risk Reduction

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Why Cash Is Not as Safe as You Think

Why Cash Is Not as Safe as You Think

Cash has a strange dark side. It silently loses value year by year. While most people think cash is super safe, holding it long term is much riskier than people realize.

Net Worth, Risk Reduction

Wall Street Bets and Speculation vs Investing

Wall Street Bets and Speculation vs Investing

You won’t know what the heck is going on if you try to read WSB like a normal person. Here is a glossary of terms to help you decipher the jargon in WSB.

Financial Literacy, Risk Reduction

How Alcohol Impacts Your Budget

How Alcohol Impacts Your Budget

When you think about your household budget, do you consider how much you will spend on alcohol each month? Do you think about how alcohol affects your health - both physically and mentally?

Budgeting, Risk Reduction

Building an Emergency Fund for Peace of Mind

Building an Emergency Fund for Peace of Mind

Have you ever had a sudden expense that you did not expect? The question is not if but when. The next question is, how can you pay for a sudden expense? That is the purpose …

Personal Finance, Risk Reduction

How to Dispute an Error on Your Credit Report

How to Dispute an Error on Your Credit Report

If you notice a blemish on your credit report that doesn’t belong to you, you might be wondering how to dispute the error on your credit report. Fortunately, there are several institutions in place designed …

Financial Literacy, Risk Reduction

What If Your Parents Are Not Able to Retire

What If Your Parents Are Not Able to Retire

Studies have shown that a third of boomers and seniors have no retirement savings. Read on to discover how to start the conversation and help get your parents to the best position possible as they …

Family and Finances, Risk Reduction

Ways to Limit Risk for Ordinary People

Ways to Limit Risk for Ordinary People

The following concepts will help you look at investment risk as well as expected return, and some basic and free ways to limit your risk.

Personal Finance, Risk Reduction

Are You Making These 8 Costly 401k Mistakes?

Are You Making These 8 Costly 401k Mistakes?

In order to enjoy a comfortable retirement, it’s vital you save as much as possible. If you want to maximize your retirement reserves, here are the most common 401(k) mistakes to avoid.

Net Worth, Risk Reduction

Will Social Security Run Out of Money? Graphs and Stats Here

Will Social Security Run Out of Money? Graphs and Stats Here

Many Americans are doubtful of ever getting their Social Security benefits. They have good reason to be worried. The system is already running a deficit and is on schedule to be depleted in 2034. We …

Family and Finances, Risk Reduction

Trying to Time the Stock Market Is Like Gambling
  • March 25, 2019
  • by Emily

Trying to Time the Stock Market Is Like Gambling

You’ve heard the advice: buy low and sell high. Easier said than done. Our brains are designed to fall for the idea of timing the market. We break it down and outline better approaches.

Financial Literacy, Risk Reduction

Here's the Real Retirement Killer: Inflation

Here's the Real Retirement Killer: Inflation

Consumers spend their lifetime working toward that magic number that will allow them to retire. Unfortunately, many pre-retirees leave out an important detail that could cost them a large portion of their retirement savings.

Personal Finance, Risk Reduction

How to See Through an Investment Sales Pitch

How to See Through an Investment Sales Pitch

A friendly voice offers to sell you an investment that will make you rich, smart and good looking. It doesn’t matter what it is - an annuity, a mutual fund, a stock, some sort of …

Financial Literacy, Risk Reduction

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