November 23, 2013

What You Sacrifice Today for a Better Tomorrow

The reality of retirement savings comes down to a very simple decision. Each paycheck or each week or each month, you have a choice to make. You can either put a certain amount of money away for retirement, or you can keep it and spend it on other expenses as you see fit. Every time you choose to put some money away, it essentially disappears out of your life for a long while. […]

Anonymous S, October 2013 Net Worth

In Naked With Cash, seven anonymous Consumerism Commentary readers publicly track and analyze their finances on a monthly basis. For almost a decade, I tracked my own finances on Consumerism Commentary; now I’m sharing the benefits of public accountability with the participants. I’ve partnered with financial planners who will offer some guidance along the way. […]

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #153

Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. […]

Comments of the week, women and finance edition

Claes BellThis week Miranda had a great story on the harm that can come to women who delegate all their money management to their partners, and a baseline of what they need to know about their finances to protect themselves. It elicited some strong reactions. […]