You may not always notice it in the short-term, but in the long-term, inflation can reduce your real wealth and affect your ability to retire in comfort.
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When it comes to your career, chances are that you won’t be monogamous. Indeed, most of us have different jobs over our lifetimes. And, even though I work from home as a freelance writer, I’ve had other jobs in the past.
While it’s possible to borrow smart, and use debt as a way to leverage different opportunities, it can also drag your finances down. Using debt requires that you walk a fine line that can result in financial bondage if you aren’t careful.
Social media is becoming an ingrained part of our lives — and our careers. With so much information available in the public domain about many of us, it is easy for almost anyone to do a quick search online and see what you’re up to.
As some people learn more about money and investing, they start to wonder if there are some alternative investments that can do just as well as — or better — than the traditional portfolio.
Over the past couple of years, it has been possible to find good real estate deals by focusing on foreclosures. The foreclosure situation may be about to get worse. You might have a new opportunity coming.
Many of us don’t really hear much about bonds. However, bonds can be an interesting addition to your portfolio. They offer a certain degree of safety in some situations, and they can also provide a regular source of income.
Couponing hasn’t provided me much value for my time thus far, but there are some tips that make couponing more effective, and I’m willing to give it another try — perhaps saving more than such a small amount of money.