How Money Smart Are You?

How Money Smart Are You?

As a fun change of pace, I decided to take a little quiz to see how money smart I am. Spoiler alert – I did not get a 100%. Think you can do better? Scroll through and test your knowledge! Show All Answers >> 1. Which activity can pose the greatest threat to your wallet? Getting a latte at Starbucks every day Borrowing money for […]

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Save Thousands on Health Care Costs by Spending an Extra $1.50 a Day

Save Thousands on Health Care Costs by Spending an Extra $1.50 a Day

I think it’s safe to say, regardless of your political affiliation, that the future of health care is a bit uncertain. With health insurance seeming to change with every new president, it’s hard to fathom what it will be like when my generation reaches retirement. As this article put it, “health care will likely be your biggest expense during [your] golden years.” Fidelity even estimated […]

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Do You Know Your Net Worth?

Do You Know Your Net Worth?

Your net worth gives you the snapshot of your overall financial situation. You get an idea about how much you’ve spent and earned till this date. What is your net worth? Your net worth is all you own (assets) minus your financial obligations (debts/liabilities). Assets: These include your properties, cash, investments, stocks, jewelry, cars, or any other valuable thing you own. Financial obligations: These include […]

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My Personal Financial SWOT Analysis

My Personal Financial SWOT Analysis

If you took any high level business class in college, you most likely learned about a SWOT analysis. SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. It is an awesome tool that many businesses use to analyze internal and external factors that will affect the company’s future performance. Another great aspect about this tool is that it can be applied to your personal finances as […]

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