Matt Bell is the Associate Editor at Sound Mind Investing, a popular investment newsletter that provides proven strategies for successful investing.
Successful investors know how to get the most from compound interest and make sure they have the right asset allocation. Here's why these two investing concepts are so important.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Investment
Day-to-day money management doesn't need to take a ton of time. Here are some key steps and tools that'll help you create a super-efficient system.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Budgeting, Productivity
Everyone needs an emergency fund, but with interest rates on savings accounts so low, where should you keep this money? Here are your options.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Banking
Investing can be one of the most intimidating parts of personal finance. But if you follow these five steps, you'll be on your way to smart, sound investing.
When you're in deep debt, bankruptcy can look appealing. However, the long way out of debt is usually the best way to get — and stay — out of debt.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Debt Management
No matter how big it is, you CAN pay down your debt. Start today — right now! — with this simple action plan.
If you've set a goal to lose weight or get healthy through exercise, great! Make sure you achieve your goal by following these suggestions.
by: Matt Bell | channel: General Tips, Health and Beauty
Of all the ways you can waste money, paying late fees is one of the worst. Learn how to never pay another late fee again.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Life Hacks, Banking, Credit Cards
Sure, you recycle. But are you investing in companies that trash the planet? Here's how to find out whether your investments line up with your ideals.
If you're trying to pay off a stack of debts, the snowball method can give you the motivation you need to knock them all out. Learn how.
Holiday shopping can send your budget to the financial emergency room. Plan your shopping now, and enjoy your holiday season free of stress.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Budgeting, Shopping
Whether you're intimidated by budgeting or are just looking for a new technique, the simple and effective envelope system can make budgeting oh-so-easy.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Budgeting
The economy is still shuddering, but that doesn't mean your finances need to shake in fear. Learn how to stay financially strong in times like these.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Personal Finance, Budgeting
Whether you're interested in art, science, or history, there are several ways to visit some of the most entertaining and informative museums for free.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Entertainment