life lessons

8 Surprising Life and Money Lessons from Will Ferrell Movies

Will Ferrell may be an unlikely source of money and life lessons, but his films often turn on key personal finance concepts. Shake and bake!

10 Things You Didn’t Learn in College (but You Should Have)

It’s kind of ironic that most of us head to college hoping to get smarter and end up feeling so stupid. Here's what I wish I'd learned.

3 Life Lessons I've Learned Since Becoming a Parent

For one writer, having her first child hasn't just taught her a lot about parenting — it's also provided some great lessons about life.

5 Things Angry Birds Has Taught Me About Life

Angry Birds might be a fantastic time waster, but it can also teach you valuable life lessons. Really.

4 Amazing Life Lessons from Scrooge McDuck

Like in every person and duck, there are both good things and bad things in Scrooge McDuck. We can learn from both the positive and negative sides of the world's richest duck.

What I Learned From Working at a Bank

In the short time I've been at my job, I've seen all kinds of borrower financial statements. Here are some of the best lessons I've learned from working at a bank.

The Same Actions Will Produce The Same Results (Ten Tenets for Arranging Your Rich: Part 2)

A while back I posted the first of what I promised would be "Ten Tenets to Arranging Your Rich". And wouldn't you know it, right after posting Tenet #1, things got

Ten Tenets for "Arranging Your Rich" - Part 1: Rich is Relative

There are some guiding principles to arranging your own wealth. Ten, in fact. Ten important "tenets" to keep you grounded and on track as you begin the "arranging your rich" proces