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Advanced Payments Made Easy

The following post is from FMF contributor Brad Richardson. It isn’t always easy to get a loan from a bank or other financial institution when you need it. […]

Freakonomics Loves Index Funds

A bazillion years after the rest of us knew that index funds were awesome, the popular podcast Freakonomics discovered the same thing. I want to share a few highlights from their show. Let's begin with the active management versus index funds argument: Many investors pay firms to manage their money — sometimes a percentage of assets, sometimes a flat fee. […]

Freakonomics Loves Index Funds

A bazillion years after the rest of us knew that index funds were awesome, the popular podcast Freakonomics discovered the same thing. I want to share a few highlights from their show. Let's begin with the active management versus index funds argument: Many investors pay firms to manage their money — sometimes a percentage of assets, sometimes a flat fee. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of Sept 18

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money interviews a millionaire with $12.2 million in net worth. Money Boss says to just solve the problem.  Physician on Fire purchased an individual stock. The Green Swan is changing jobs. Budgets are Sexy is climbing towards the millionaire club. My purchase of the week is Eagle Creek Load Warrior 22 Inch Carry-On Luggage. […]

Busy Isn’t Better: How Our Go-Go-Go Lifestyles Hurt Our Finances

This post is written by Chelsea, an investment professional and personal finance nerd who founded the personal finance blog Mama Fish Saves. […]

Busy Isn’t Better: How Our Go-Go-Go Lifestyles Hurt Our Finances

This post is written by Chelsea, an investment professional and personal finance nerd who founded the personal finance blog Mama Fish Saves. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of Sept 11

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Mr 1500 lists six phrases that will doom your finances. The Retirement Manifesto is prepared.  The White Coat Investor has a tale of two budgets. Bigger Pockets details the first month of early retirement. Retire by 40 lists ten enjoyable side jobs during retirement (and here are more side hustle gigs worth considering). My purchase of t […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of Sept 11

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Mr 1500 lists six phrases that will doom your finances. The Retirement Manifesto is prepared.  The White Coat Investor has a tale of two budgets. Bigger Pockets details the first month of early retirement. Retire by 40 lists ten enjoyable side jobs during retirement (and here are more side hustle gigs worth considering). My purchase of t […]

How America Pays for College

Here are some interesting stats on how America pays for college from SallieMae as well as my thoughts on them: 35% of costs covered by scholarships and grants 23% covered by parent income and savings 19% covered by student borrowing 11% covered by student income and savings 8% covered by parent borrowing 4% covered by relatives and friends A few things to comment on here: We are prob […]