Four Bad Money Ideas: What To Avoid In The Future

Bad money ideas
When it comes to money, there's a lot of misrepresentation out there. A lot of companies and organizations prey on people who want to save money and make more money. Here are four different things to avoid as you continue your money journey: Bad Money Idea...

Skills To Help Achieve Your Financial Goals

Almost Millions: Personal Finance For Freelancers, 1099ers, & The Self-Employed
What is your recipe for financial success? What is your plan for changing your bad spending habits? How can you teach yourself to save more money, reduce your debt, and live a better life? The Simple Dollar says there are seven essential skills: Willpower Patience ...

Four Ways To Use A Roth IRA… Besides Saving For Retirement

Ron Swanson On Money
Roth IRAs are good for saving money for retirement, but that isn't the only thing they are good for. They can be used for down payment for a house, paying for college, an emergency fund, or saving money for your child as well. The Simple...

Acorns, The App That Invests Your Spare Change

Acorns app
Here's something useful: An app that automatically invests your spare change in the stock market--and picks smart investments all on its own. Acorns is a mobile app that takes your spare change from purchases, and automatically invests them in a set of ETFs (exchange traded...

Money Lessons For College Graduates

The Simple Dollar's Holly Johnson has a great list of six things every college graduate needs to know about money: Learn about debt and interest. Credit cards aren't free money. Learn what it means to live below your means. Learn to compare job offers...

One Freelance Journalist’s Money Management Tips

Getting personal finances in order is harder for the freelance journalist than for certain other fields. Journalists and researchers usually spend a lot of (tax-deductible) money researching and covering stories. Adding to the mix, many publications do not pay writers or videographers on a...