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Why Do We Hate Our Jobs?

Here's an interesting quote from Forbes: Data from Wakefield Research for MOO reveals that about 75% of Americans working a traditional 9-5 job are unhappy or unfulfilled in that role — that’s a bit of a blow to our collective happiness, particularly when you realize that a full 90% of people believe a rewarding and fulfilling job is a major factor in overall happiness. […]

Wealthy Athletes Who Actually Know How to Manage Their Money

Bankrate shares what they call "6 top NFL cheapskates". I call them wise spenders. They list players who: Drives a used 1991 Mazda he bought used Lives close enough to the stadium that he doesn't even need/have a car Focuses on "buying appreciating assets [rather] than depreciating. […]

What's the Best Money Advice You've Ever Received?

US News lists thoughts from several bloggers on the best money advice they've ever received. I thought I'd join this party and add my thoughts as well as ask you yours. I think the best advice I ever received was from the book The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy. The book lists seven common denominators among those who successfully build wealth but the ones th […]

Another Millionaire Couple with Average Income

Following up on You Can Build a Fortune on a Small Income, here's a piece from Dave Ramsey about a couple that didn't make a fortune but became millionaires. Some details: Even though they didn't have a huge salary early on, the pair established their saving goals and then lived a modest, comfortable life year after year. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of October 31

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Vanguard details the simple, straightforward, and nearly foolproof approach to investing. "The best way to minimize your vulner­ability to the market’s mood swings, and to maximize the benefit of your partner’s longer-term strengths, is to expect less and save more. Maybe the markets will deliver better-than-expected returns. […]

Do You Live in a Healthy City?

Money magazine recently listed the healthiest places to live. The top 10: 10. St. Augustine, FL9. San Rafael, CA8. Provo, UT7. Cheyenne, WY6. Nashua, NH5. Quincy, MA4. Woodbury, MN3. Greenwich, CT2. Koolaupoko, HI 1. […]

No One Cares More About Your Money than You Do

Consider this a public service announcement. I recently ran into a piece that asks who you can trust for financial advice. […]

You Can Build a Fortune on a Small Income

I've shared a host of bad news over the past couple months (mostly related to how little Americans know about managing their money), so it's time for some good news. Here's a piece from Yahoo that tells how a librarian left $4 million to his university. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of October 24

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Budgets are Sexy lists 19 ways to be better today than yesterday.  Money Boss covers the stories we tell ourselves.  ESI Money asks how much you should spend on a house.  Centisibly Rich tells the story of a reader who has been debt free for 20 years. Mr Fire Station gives an update on early retirement six months in.  Finally, my book of […]