Generation X Finance

Jeremy Vohwinkle is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, the Financial Planning writer at About.com, and founder of Generation X Finance.

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Would You Willingly Lose 25% of Your Money? Chances Are You Already Do

If I told you that I had a way to get up to a guaranteed 25% loss on your money what would you do? If you didn’t punch me in the face your next reaction would probably be laughter. Why in the world would anyone willingly take a 25% loss on their money? […]

Over $5,400 in Prizes to Win in the 2010 Money Crashers Giveaway

I can’t think of a better way to kick off 2010 than by giving away thousands of dollars in prizes. Starting today, you all have many different opportunities to enter the Money Crashers 2010 New Year Bash Giveaway! […]

3 Things You Can Do Today That Will Improve Your Finances in 2010

These Tips Can Help You Simplify Your Finances Any Time of Year While we’re just a few days into the new year a lot of people have set some new goals or made some resolutions as to how to improve their finances. The new year is a great time to begin making changes, you don’t need a calendar to tell you to do these things. […]

Five Foolproof Financial Strategies That Will Ensure You a Better 2010

2009 saw its fair share of economic hardships.  With bank closings, bad mortgages, and unemployment rates at an all-time high, people found themselves cutting back and doing without items that they once purchased and enjoyed. Family vacations became shorter while the average workday got longer.  Items like eggs, milk, and gasoline gradually increased in cost and ate away at even the most liberal b […]

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas For the Financially Challenged

There’s nothing like waiting until the last minute to do your holiday shopping.  Holding out for the sale of the century often results in you having to rush around like a mad man (or woman!) to find the most sought after gift items of the season.  Adding overnight shipping charges or driving to thirteen different retailers isn’t the best way to be economical.  Here are a few last minute holiday gi […]

Poll: Have You Finished Your Christmas Shopping Yet?

When I woke up this morning and looked at the calendar I couldn’t believe it said December 21st. That means Christmas is in just a few short days! Then I started to think about what was left that had to be done before we begin our travels. Luckily, we don’t have to buy for very many people and for those that we do, most of the shopping has already been completed. […]

Personal Finance Bloggers Hosting the American Express Flip Mino Giveaway – 60+ Camera Prizes!

Have you heard of the Flip Mino HD camera yet? If not, you’re missing out! It’s this great little pocket-sized camera that records video in HD. It’s a pretty slick little device and are becoming quite popular. What if I told you that there are at least 60 of these cameras that usually retail at around $200 being given away this week and weekend? […]

How to Live a Rich Life Without Spending a Fortune in Today’s Economy

Does the present state of the economy have you hoping for a better future?  Have you considered how detrimental it would be to your lifestyle if you were to lose your job today?  Is there anything left in your budget to cut back on or are you stretched so thin that you are not sure how you will buy groceries in the upcoming weeks?  Are you hoping for better luck financially next year? You don’t ne […]

Why You Might Not Want to Wait Until You’re Married With Children to Get Life Insurance

Should Singles Even Consider Life Insurance? Ask anyone if a single person without any dependents should get life insurance and you’ll almost certainly be told no. But like most financial decisions, it isn’t as black and white as that. Sure, if you’re just a single 30-something living alone without kids it would seem like buying term life insurance would be a huge waste. […]

Friday Finance Findings for December 11th

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I know it’s been a while since I did a Friday update, but it’s been pretty busy around here. The end of the year is always busy, but this time I’ve been gearing up to begin some work with a new startup company. They haven’t launched yet, but if all goes as planned we hope to see everything launch to the public sometime in January. […]