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Why Socrates and Plato Are the Only Financial Gurus You Need

The self-help industry continues to produce hundreds of new books every year, explaining how people can live their lives, improve their identities, and build wealth towards financial independence. There’s nothing wrong with this approach, in particular. […]

Why Socrates and Plato Are the Only Financial Gurus You Need

The self-help industry continues to produce hundreds of new books every year, explaining how people can live their lives, improve their identities, and build wealth towards financial independence. There’s nothing wrong with this approach, in particular. […]

Is Acorns the Next Best App for Investing?

I first heard about Acorns a few weeks ago. Acorns is a micro-investing mobile app designed to make it incredibly easy to invest small amounts in the stock market. […]

Is Acorns the Next Best App for Investing?

I first heard about Acorns a few weeks ago. Acorns is a micro-investing mobile app designed to make it incredibly easy to invest small amounts in the stock market. […]

Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, September 2014

Naked With Cash is an ongoing series at Consumerism Commentary in which readers share their households’ finances with other readers. These participants benefit from the accountability that comes from tracking their finances publicly and the feedback of the four expert Certified Financial Planners (CFPs). For more information, read this introduction. […]

Naked With Cash: Brian, September 2014

Naked With Cash is an ongoing series at Consumerism Commentary in which readers share their households’ finances with other readers. These participants benefit from the accountability that comes from tracking their finances publicly and the feedback of the four expert Certified Financial Planners (CFPs). For more information, read this introduction. […]

Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, September 2014

Naked With Cash is an ongoing series at Consumerism Commentary in which readers share their households’ finances with other readers. These participants benefit from the accountability that comes from tracking their finances publicly and the feedback of the four expert Certified Financial Planners (CFPs). For more information, read this introduction. […]

The One Action You Need to Take in Any Market Correction

As of today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has erased all of its gains this year. We’re not quite in “market correction” territory, though. The S&P 500 is still up year-to-date, but it isn’t presenting as fantastic a return as was evident earlier in the year. We could be getting to the point where the market finds itself in the midst of a market correction. […]

Mark Cuban Wants to Cap Student Loans at $10,000

We expect much from people we see on television. And it’s worse when we perceive someone to be smart and talented, even if they’re speaking beyond their area of expertise. We think someone who is a great community leader or someone who is a great business leader will make a great President of the United States. […]

Mark Cuban Wants to Cap Student Loans at $10,000

We expect much from people we see on television. And it’s worse when we perceive someone to be smart and talented, even if they’re speaking beyond their area of expertise. We think someone who is a great community leader or someone who is a great business leader will make a great President of the United States. […]