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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How to Save Money for Christmas in a Short Amount of Time

Build Up Your Holiday Gift Budget in Just Two Short Months Can you believe that Black Friday is just a month away? It’s the biggest shopping day of the year and there will be countless deals to take advantage of to ramp up for the holiday season. After that, you have just under a month until Christmas. How does your holiday budget look this year? […]

7 Easy Ways You Can Save Money in College

Ah, college. Some say it’s the best time of your life, and while I wouldn’t necessarily agree or disagree with that, there is one drawback about college: you’re usually on a pretty tight budget. […]

Friday Finance Findings for October 23rd

Did you know that this week is National Save for Retirement Week? I actually didn’t find out until Monday. If I had known earlier I would have liked to have done a series of retirement posts this week. Oh well, I’ll just have to mark my calendar for next year. […]

The Dow at 10,000 – Where Do We Go From Here?

The Dow is at 10,000. Big deal, right? After all, it is just a number, but there has been a lot of emphasis placed on this milestone recently. Why is the media obsessed over this number? It has been over a year since we’ve seen the market at these levels, so whether it is an indication of good things to come or not, it’s welcome relief. But why all of the hype and predictions? […]

Best Things to Buy in the Fall – Find the Biggest Discounts and Sales on These Items This Fall

You may have already packed up your patio furniture and harvested everything from your garden, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to sit around the house and dream about next spring. […]

Check Our Yesterday’s Personal Finance Hour on Retirement

In case you missed it, I was a guest on the popular Personal Finance Hour hosted by Jim from Bargaineering and J.D. Roth over at Get Rich Slowly. Each Monday they spend an hour discussing a finance topic, chat with listeners, and take calls to answer questions. This week the topic was retirement. […]

TradeKing $50 Bonus for New Accounts – Through October 31st

Have you been looking for a discount online broker? Look no further than TradeKing. I’ve written about them in the past because they offer some of the lowest commissions in the industry and back it with fantastic customer service and trading interface. The rules are pretty simple. You just have to create a new account, fund it with $2,500 or more, and then place a trade. […]

Four Fiscally-Fit Financial Roadblocks

In a few short months, you’re probably going to give yourself a money-related New Year’s Resolution that will last all of about two or three weeks. It might be to save more money or spend less. It might be to start keeping a budget or invest more in the stock market. Whatever it is, the odds of you keeping your resolution past a few weeks is really small because that’s how resolutions are. […]

Become a Fan of Generation X Finance on Facebook

Do you like this site? Are you on Facebook? Well, now you can have a little bit of both. I have set up a Facebook Fan page for Generation X Finance. I actually set up a fan page a long time ago but at the time I messed up and created it as a local business fan page and it was not set up how I wanted it. […]

Friday Finance Findings for October 9th

Wow, where have the past few weeks gone? It has been a busy around here lately. As I may have mentioned in one of the last roundups we were in the process of trying to buy a new house. Amazingly enough, we’ve already been living in the new place for three weeks! Of course, we still aren’t completely unpacked, so it still doesn’t quite feel like home. […]