This week, I'm going to talk to University of Colorado Boulder students and this post is written for them. If you're not a CU student, please click away now. Just kidding. Students! I know that your teacher has covered the basics of money management and investing, so I've gone light on those topics. And while money isn't easy, it is simple. Index funds and 401(k)s aren't … [Read more...] about What I Wish I Knew
I love a good quote. Just a few wise words can convey so much. I've included some of my favorites below and I want to hear yours too. Before we get to that, let's review last week's question. Kids And Money Last week, I asked you if you share your finances with your children. I like to be as open as possible, so I share details of our financial picture with Older Daughter. … [Read more...] about Ask The Reader: Favorite Quotes/Advice
Anything look different this morning? If you're reading this on a desktop, you're seeing the new blog design: When I decided to launch a blog way back at the end of 2012, I pulled my hair out for two months trying to decide on a theme (look and appearance of the blog). I couldn't decide on one, so just defaulted to an ancient design. It looked horrible, but I vowed to … [Read more...] about Anti Bucket List?
A reader from the United Kingdom wrote to me last week: I've recently graduated and landed a fairly swanky job. So naturally I'm planning an escape strategy.... Do I want to have my nose to the corporate grind-stone forever? No. Do I fancy retiring from formal work at 43? Um, yeah! Long-story-short, I've just stumbled on your blog and I really like it. (I also really like … [Read more...] about Advice for a 23 Year Old?