Personal Finance

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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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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What Happens When Fed Exits From Stimulus?

By on Apr 13, 2014 in Economics, Investing, Money Management, Personal Finance, Stocks | 21 comments

Is Stock Market Going to Crash? Investors in the stock market have benefited from the recent Federal Reserve Bank’s low interest rate monetary policy. The years of quantitative easing were the Federal Reserve Bank’s efforts to stimulate the economy, encourage banks to lend, consumers to borrow, and employers to grow their businesses. The goal was for...

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How To Rent An Apartment

By on Mar 27, 2014 in Personal Finance, Real Estate, Saving, Tips | 16 comments

3 Steps to Rent an Apartment I’ve rented many apartments over the years, some really nice, and a few real dumps (when cash was really low). Before you begin, remember his fact; appearances matter. When visiting potential apartments, look neat, well groomed, and behave professionally. You increase the likelihood of getting the apartment you want by looking like...

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Choosing a Financial Advisor? Don’t Overlook these Factors

By on Jan 30, 2014 in Guest Post, Money Management, Personal Finance | 5 comments

Advice from a Newbie on Choosing a Financial Advisor Guest contributor, Alexandra from Real Simple Finances When it comes to investing, I feel pretty clueless. With all the options – even within a single category like mutual funds – out there, I’m completely lost! Barbara has some excellent advice for those of you looking to invest on your own – and I would...

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