Comparing Your Financial Situation to Others

In one way or another, we have all tried to “keep up with the Joneses.” OK, maybe not everybody tries to “keep up” per se; at the very least, we have all “compared our lives to the Joneses.” Whether it be looks, personality, finances, or any other aspect of life Continue Reading

Cancel Your Gym Membership

Over a lifespan, the average American spends $112,000 on gym memberships[1]; 67% of memberships go unused.[2] Imagine investing that money into an IRA account, index fund, or other investment vehicle. So, if you want to be poor and fat, get a gym membership. Unless you are a professional athlete or Continue Reading

Protecting Every Penny

In modern society, money is unmistakably important. It is the medium of exchange that allows us to buy the necessities of life, for example, food, water, and shelter. These days, it even allows us to enjoy grand luxuries which kings and queens from feudal Europe could not enjoy. It also Continue Reading

Investing for Retirement

Investing for retirement is relatively easy; however, doing it properly, so you can be financially secure and comfortable for your golden years takes time, effort, and financial literacy. Easy as it may seem, 21 percent of Americans have no money saved for their retirement, while 10 percent have less than Continue Reading