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Extra Home Ownership Costs Make Renting Look Good

Here are some interesting facts on home ownership costs from CNBC: Often-forgotten and underestimated costs of owning a home — from utility bills to yard care — add an average $9,080 per year to homeowners' tabs, according to a new analysis from real estate site Zillow and service site Thumbtack. The main costs that make up the $9k include: Utilities Maintenance (including yard care) Proper […]

Top 7 Most Common Financial Mistakes

Investopedia lists the seven most common financial mistakes as follows: Mistake No. 1: Excessive/Frivolous Spending Mistake No. 2: Never-Ending Payments Mistake No. 3: Living on Borrowed Money Mistake No. 4: Buying a New Car Mistake No. 5: Spending Too Much on Your House Mistake No. 6: Treating Your Home Equity Like a Piggy Bank Mistake No. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of Oct 2

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money details some financial locker room talk.  Bible Money Matters lists five money management principles.  High Five Dad tells a debt story.  The Green Swan offers a guide to figuring out what to do with your retirement fund. Money Boss has a money pit. Have a GREAT weekend!!! […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of Oct 2

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money details some financial locker room talk.  Bible Money Matters lists five money management principles.  High Five Dad tells a debt story.  The Green Swan offers a guide to figuring out what to do with your retirement fund. Money Boss has a money pit. Have a GREAT weekend!!! […]

How Much the Top 1% of Americans Have Saved for Retirement

Here's an interesting piece on the retirement savings of America's top 1%. You'd expect to have a FORTUNE saved, right? Uh, it's less than you might think. […]

How Much the Top 1% of Americans Have Saved for Retirement

Here's an interesting piece on the retirement savings of America's top 1%. You'd expect to have a FORTUNE saved, right? Uh, it's less than you might think. […]

Afford the Retirement You Want by Moving Abroad

Here's a piece by CNBC that says one way to finance your golden years is to retire abroad. In the piece they list the "world's best places to retire" from International Living as: 10. Malta9. Portugal8. Nicaragua7. Spain6. Malaysia5. Colombia4. Costa Rica3. Ecuador2. Panama1. Mexico Ok, I see what they mean -- or at least I think I do. […]

Afford the Retirement You Want by Moving Abroad

Here's a piece by CNBC that says one way to finance your golden years is to retire abroad. In the piece they list the "world's best places to retire" from International Living as: 10. Malta9. Portugal8. Nicaragua7. Spain6. Malaysia5. Colombia4. Costa Rica3. Ecuador2. Panama1. Mexico Ok, I see what they mean -- or at least I think I do. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of Sept 25

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money asks if coin collecting is an investment or a hobby. The Biglaw Investor details the ideal financial advisor. Money Q and A lists six useless everyday products to stop wasting money on. Mama Fish Saves gives eight side hustles for stay-at-home parents. Debt Roundup tells how to make extra money in retirement. Have a GREAT weeke […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of Sept 25

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money asks if coin collecting is an investment or a hobby. The Biglaw Investor details the ideal financial advisor. Money Q and A lists six useless everyday products to stop wasting money on. Mama Fish Saves gives eight side hustles for stay-at-home parents. Debt Roundup tells how to make extra money in retirement. Have a GREAT weeke […]