"A decade ago, a study from Princeton University made headlines for showing that an income level of $75,000 per household was the sweet spot for happiness, and that earnings above that level, surprisingly, did not result in additional boosts. New research, though, finally calls this premise into question."
There's so much money advice out there that it can be difficult to differentiate the good ones from the bad ones. To save you some trouble, we asked nine financially savvy business owners and advisors in The Oracles to share the biggest money myths that can stunt your financial success:
It’s not hard to see why people aren’t saving more money, but the data on personal savings is still more than a little shocking. While traditional financial wisdom is that we should save 3-6 months’ worth of bills and expenses for an emergency or rainy day, 40% of U.S. adults couldn’t even come up with […]
Math is a useful tool for understanding the world, and there are many ways to make certain tasks easier. Here are eight tips for quickly figuring out a tip, saving time doing math in your head, and deciding whether or not to buy a lottery ticket.
"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 Sourced through Scoop.it. Read more: www.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. Read more: www.businessinsider.com
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Net worth is a financial term you hear often — but what exactly does it mean, and how do you figure out yours?
"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)." . . Read more . . .