Money Management

Help, I Have No Money; Cash Management for New College Grads

Help, I Have No Money; Cash Management for New College Grads

By on Jul 23, 2014 in Debt, Money Management, Personal Finance, Saving | 12 comments

“Aura would like you to know she is having a very hard time.” Tiny Furniture the movie.  Life is particularly challenging for new college graduates. Take a few positive steps and you can make it better. By practicing how to live within your income from the beginning of your working life, you increase your chances for financial success and wealth. The...

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When Will the Stock Markets Crash?

When Will the Stock Markets Crash?

By on Jul 11, 2014 in Investing, Mind and Money, Money Management | 7 comments

Are We Due For Another Stock Market Crash? With the memories of the year 2,000 tech bubble bursting and subsequent stock market crash along with the more recent crash in 2008, many investors are worried when the next crash will hit. The S & P 500 has more than doubled since then. Investors’ are increasingly elated with their recent portfolio gains, and...

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Is Index Fund Investing Overrated?

Is Index Fund Investing Overrated?

By on Jun 30, 2014 in Asset Allocation, Investing, Money Management, Mutual Funds | 5 comments

Is It Possible to Beat the Market? In Jeff Somer’s NY Times article,  “Beating the Market, as a Reachable Goal”, Robert A. Olstein is insulted by the arguments in favor of index funds. He claims that the index fund approach is a reach for mediocrity. Olstein goes on to site the stellar performance of his Olstein All Cap Value Fund. According to the...

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Finovate-Finance and Technology Intersect & Should You Care?

By on May 1, 2014 in Economics, Money Management, Personal Finance | 2 comments

Finovate Personal Finance Apps I had lunch at Finovate today with a Vice President from Bank of the West and the future of banking topic came up…. again and again. We are attending a cutting edge conference with a steep entry fee ($1,200). So, no wannabes need apply. These presenters are in it to change the financial landscape using technology. The format of...

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Finovate-Finance and Technology Intersect & Should You Care?

By on May 1, 2014 in Economics, Money Management, Personal Finance | 4 comments

Finovate Personal Finance Apps I had lunch at Finovate today with a Vice President from Bank of the West and the future of banking topic came up…. again and again. We are attending a cutting edge conference with a steep entry fee ($1,200). So, no wannabes need apply. These presenters are in it to change the financial landscape using technology. The format of...

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Personal Capital Investment Management Review

By on Apr 21, 2014 in Money Management | 7 comments

Personal Capital – Financial Advisor Review As a connoisseur of finance and all things money, I have a natural curiosity to investigate new money hacks. Personal Capital investment management caught my eye and is worth a hard look. “The investment industry is filled with salespeople pushing product. Our mission is to offer truly personal and objective wealth...

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