February 2, 2014

A Lifetime of Choices

Once in a Lifetime Stephen writes in: “I am struggling with continuing to save because of the fragility of my life. Both of my parents and my older sister died in their 50s. I turned 50 last year and there are so many things I still want to do in life. […]

Some Advice for Investing in Collectibles

Right now, I have a collection of sports cards and other trading cards that is easily valued at $10,000 – and, depending on how sales went, it could add up to as much as $20,000. […]

When prepaid college plans work

This reader story comes from Elaina. Some reader stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success or failure. These stories feature folks with all levels of financial maturity and income. Want to submit your own reader story? Here’s how. Recently in the news I have heard more and more about the pros and cons of prepaid college plans (here, here). […]