Archive for the 'Personal Finance: Getting Set for Life' Category
"1. You don't know how much you earn or spend."
See the full infographic at BusinessInsider.com.
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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"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)." . .
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.
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 . . .