Tag Archives: Finance

Eighties Babies Are Officially the Brokest Generation, Federal Reserve Study Concludes

Right after the Great Recession, it was a little hard to tell who had it worse: Millennials or Gen X. On the one hand, those of us in our twenties and early thirties faced the dire prospect of starting our careers amid the worst economy in modern memory. Graduating back then felt a bit like leaping off a high dive only to realize someone had drained the water out of the pool. But at least Continue reading

Can You Answer These 10 Basic Money Questions?

April was Financial Literacy Month—which means 30 days dedicated to more financial literacy than most of us ever got growing up.

Only 17 states require that students take a personal finance course to graduate from high school, a number that’s barely budged in Continue reading

A Beginners Guide into How the Stock Exchange Works

What are stocks and why do they exist? Every day in the news we hear about the stock exchange, stocks, and money moving around the globe. Still, a lot of people have no idea why we have stock markets at all because the topic is usually very dry.

This is a short video about the basics of Continue reading

CNN Money: ‘These Books Could Be Game Changers for Your Money’

The crisp fall air may put you in mind of getting back to the budget after a summer slide. No better time to hit the books.

There is no end to niche money books out there specializing in everything from student debt to retirement saving to investing.

But for those who are hankering for a big picture view on your money, here are our picks for personal finance life changers: Continue reading