financial resource list

List of Helpful Financial Resources

I thought it might be helpful to share my financial resource list. This is not a list of ideals but a list of actual financial websites, services, and publications that I use and have found value in. Hopefully you too can take advantage of some of these in … [Read More...]

Investing

3x5 index card

Real Financial Advice from a 3×5 Card

Harold Pollack, a University of Chicago Professor wrote a 3x5 card that gave real financial advice. Most of this information is well known to most people. The problem is that although we have the information, we rarely use it. Going over financial advice may … [Read More...]

Infographics

How The Average American Spends Their Money [Infographic]

This week's infographic may take a tilt of the head at first to read, but don't fret. It gets much easier to read and understand after the intro paragraphs. It's a great visual guide to what we owe and where we spend our money--or at least how the "average … [Read More...]

Tight Budget? Here’s How To Save More

When it comes to saving money, it can be difficult to know how to go beyond the obvious measures like making a budget. One of the best things you can do for your finances is to make a budget, but what do you do when you’ve tightened up that budget and still … [Read More]

How to Rebuild Bad Credit

Rebuilding bad credit should be a high priotity to those who have endured financial hardships which resulted in bad credit. Credit affects your rent, insurance, job offers, and interest rates on car loans and mortgages. Here are some suggestions on how to … [Read More]

Altcoin Investments

Can Altcoin Investments Make You Rich?

After the meteoric rise of Bitcoin during 2017, more people are open to investing in cryptocurrencies. The aim is to purchase a cryptocurrency, usually as Altcoin investments, when the price is low. Then, if the value increases, you can convert your investment … [Read More]

How Do You Determine Your Net Worth?

Do You Know Your Net Worth? Here’s How to Figure It Out

When you see information about net worth, it’s usually focused on celebrities. But everyone has a net worth, even if you don’t have millions of dollars to your name.Your net worth is a reflection of what you own in assets minus any debts. A positive net … [Read More]

This piggy went to financial independence!

What is Financial Independence, Anyway?

Financial independence is a phrase that gets tossed around a lot in the personal finance world. Many people aren’t entirely sure what it means. This is especially true because the definition of the term can vary.  This alone just adds to the confusion.To … [Read More]

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Jackie Chan’s Net Worth: This is How Much Money He Makes

Most Americans have heard of Jackie Chan. But did you know he’s worth a bundle? Well, it’s true! Jackie Chan’s net worth is something to behold! The Hong Kong-born movie star has been a part of the movie industry for nearly 60 years. Plus, he has over 200 … [Read More]