Archive for the 'Personal Finance: Getting Set for Life' Category

7 Signs You Aren’t as Good with Money as You Think You Are

10 27th, 2017 Author: Scoop.it Publisher
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"1. You don't know how much you earn or spend."

See the full infographic at BusinessInsider.com.

". . . we tapped financial planners across the country to share some of the most head-scratching one-liners they've heard clients say about their nest egg plans."

 

Photo credit – Rafiq Sarlie – Flickr

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The 9 Worst Money Mistakes to Make in Your 20s

03 6th, 2016 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

Here are nine money-management mistakes you might make in your 20s that could come back to haunt you.

 

Author bio – Kathleen Elkins is a graduate of Williams College. She covers personal finance for Business Insider

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Finding Financial Happiness

09 9th, 2015 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

See on Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement

"First things first: a few financial basics."

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How to Calculate Your Net Worth

01 21st, 2015 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

Net worth is a financial term you hear often — but what exactly does it mean, and how do you figure out yours?

Source: www.businessinsider.com

13 Money Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself by Age 40

04 21st, 2014 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

"By the time you hit 40, rationalizing away your bad money management habits starts to have a serious impact on your financial future (not to mention age you)."  . .

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Financial Statistics That Will Shock You

09 8th, 2012 Author: Court Bovee

Take a look that these financial statistics that should shock you.  Infographic by Visual Loop.

 

What Happens to Debt After You Die?

09 8th, 2012 Author: Court Bovee

Death is probably the last thing on your mind right now, but you should know that someone will probably be on the hook for the tab when you finally punch out.

TotalBankruptcy created a cool infographic to explain what can happen to debt after you die. Single-signers on things like cars usually get off scott-free, but co-signers beware: student loans and mortgages could put your loved ones in over their heads.

 

Is Going to College Worth the Investment?

04 14th, 2012 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

We are experiencing something of a bubble in education…a bubble as pernicious as the bubbles we had in technology in the 1990s and in housing in the 2000s.
–PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel

In every study that's been done, the data are black and white. College greatly enhances the earnings potential.
–Educator and entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa

There's an entire middle ground. You want to provide the opportunity for people to make the choice that's right for them.
–Wharton marketing professor Eric Bradlow . . .

Via knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu

How to Set a Budget Tailored Just for You

02 26th, 2012 Author: Scoop.it Publisher


Like many a diet, attempts at budgeting often start with the best of intentions but end in failure.
Via www.mint.com

 

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