3 Top Money Wasters

Oct 5, 2020 by

Are you spending as if you want to retire early?

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Credit and Home Insurance

Sep 28, 2020 by

Think your credit rating doesn’t matter unless you borrow money? Think again. Example: South Dakotans with poor credit pay 288% more for home insurance.

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Why the 4% Rule Fails

Sep 14, 2020 by

Want to go back to work in your 70s or 80s? Here’s how following the 4% rule can easily lead to retirement financial disaster.

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It’s Not About the Latte

Sep 8, 2020 by

Do these 5 crucial steps to build your nest egg and drink all the lattes you want.

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When You Pay Matters

Aug 31, 2020 by

This may surprise you: A habit of paying off an entire credit card balance on the due date may be dinging your credit score.

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14 Steps to Get Ahead

Aug 24, 2020 by

Frustrated by a chronic paycheck-to-paycheck lifestyle? Take these 14 steps to get on the saving track.

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Please Ignore!

Jul 13, 2020 by

What’s the worst sort of advice? “Standard” advice. Here are 3 pieces of standard financial advice best ignored.

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Paying Debts in Collections

Jun 1, 2020 by

If you have a debt in collections, life can get ugly. The last person from whom you want to take advice about how to resolve the debt is a debt collector. Instead, form your own plan based on your situation and aggressively attack the debt.

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Underwater Car Loan?

May 11, 2020 by

Will the boom in subprime auto lending turn into another economic meltdown?

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SEP or Roth IRA?

Mar 9, 2020 by

Are you self-employed (a freelancer)? Then you may be able to build a retirement fund far faster contributing to a SEP IRA instead of to a Roth IRA.

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