Posts with the category ‘Money’
by Maurie Backman for The Motley Fool If you’ve yet to save your first $1,000, take comfort in the fact that you’re in good company. An estimated 69% of Americans have less than $1,000 in a savings account, and 34% have absolutely no savings at all. Whether your lack of savings stems from too many bills or not enough self control, here are five tips to help you finally hit that goal. Read more here.
Written by Kevin McKinley The prime time for a child to begin learning good financial habits usually occurs during the “tween to teen” years. All the planning, saving and investing that parents do for their children’s future won’t do much good if the kids don’t have the discipline and wisdom necessary to eventually manage money on their own, and hopefully make it grow. Read more here.
By Carl Richards You know what’s worse than judging a book by its cover? Judging a book by its cover, and then making financial decisions based on what you assume the book might tell you. Here in New Zealand, where I’m spending the next year, you don’t see many fancy cars. In fact, I kind of forgot they existed. So the other day, when I pulled into the church parking lot with my family and saw a brand-new $150,000 Range… Read More
By Nicole O. Coulter There are eight common money behavior patterns or ‘archetypes’ battling it out in every investor. Being aware of your unconscious attitudes and behaviors toward money can give you an edge in managing your finances. Have you ever had a friend who blew big sums of money on fancy cars or gadgets? Or a buddy who poured resources into the investment scam of the month without regard for risk and consequences? Or maybe you’ve known some family… Read More