Wondering what is net worth? You aren’t alone. We get asked all the time what the term net worth means and why it even matters. The concept is more simple than it sounds and is easy to calculate. Using our net worth calculator is super simple. To begin with, net worth is strictly a financial […]
When it comes to money and personal finance, chances are that you feel inadequately prepared to handle everything. And it’s not your fault. Schools don’t teach the financial skills we all need to navigate ‘real life’. So unless your parents are experts, chances are you weren’t taught nearly enough personal finance skills. To be 100% […]
What is a 401k? It’s simply an easy way for you to save for retirement. The best part? It comes with awesome tax advantages and potentially even a company match. Learn everything you need to know now.
Thinking about retirement can be painful and scary because you’re probably not sure if you’ll have enough saved. But since you are here you are probably looking for an answer to: what is an IRA. And the good news is that the more you learn about personal finance, the more you’ll realize it’s not as […]
We recently got an email from one of our readers that we wanted to share with you (with her permission). You see, she felt stuck and she was asking for help. We explained to her that we don’t offer financial planning services or 1 on 1 consulting. But we think answering her email can help […]
Yes, 401(k)s are awesome. Roth IRAs are amazing. But what about the personal taxable brokerage account? Is there a place for a regular, boring personal brokerage account in today’s investing world? In my opinion, yes. No doubt. For a large number of people, using a personal brokerage account is a necessity if you want to […]
This article was written by a well-known personal finance writer from the UK. And while his audience is primarily based in England, we can’t help but see how you can benefit from his wisdom and solid personal finance advice. Ignore all of the noise and fancy words like tax-loss harvesting and geo-arbitrage. They can be […]
Recently, I was at the Exploratorium in San Francisco and I saw an exhibit that was a little out of the ordinary. The Exploratorium is a kind of science museum filled with experiments and practical learning tools, but this exhibit was on the human mind, and it was just a poster. Written on the poster […]