Archive | Insurance

Lightbulb-623-1

Profitable Ideas: How to Save on a Cell Phone, Some ‘Lifestyle Creep’ is Okay, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. You can save a ton of money buying a refurbished iPhone. But finding the best deal can be tricky (Money). As with most things, last year’s must-have model will be less expensive than this year’s. Now’s the perfect time to switch […]

Continue Reading
Lightbulb-623-1

Profitable Ideas: Whether Roth is Better Than Regular, Teaching Kids to Work With Grit and Grace, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Roth 401(k) vs. 401(k): Which is the better option? (Of Dollars and Data). The answer might surprise you. Open a Roth IRA for your child (Getting Your Financial Ducks in a Row). I like this author’s “or worse” point in the […]

Continue Reading
Lightbulb-623-1

Profitable Ideas: Reaching Maximum Frugality, Five Things to Never Buy New, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. When frugality bottoms out (The Simple Dollar). What to do when you’ve maximized savings in all areas. How to teach your kids about money and help them be financially responsible adults (Money). Solid advice, especially for younger kids—and especially “Let them […]

Continue Reading
Lightbulb-623-1

Profitable Ideas: Learning From Your Financial Mistakes, Cutting the Financial Umbilical Cord, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Biggest financial regrets (The Big Picture). Another way to look at this: 10 years from now, what financial moves are you likely to regret doing or not doing? The curious economics of being ripped off on holiday (Tim Harford). Don’t let […]

Continue Reading
Lightbulb-623-1

Profitable Ideas: Whether Your College Kid Needs a Credit Card, The Market Will Crash, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Can your college kid handle a credit card? (Independent Advisors). Be sure to teach them the rules of the road for wise credit card use. My biggest FI demon — status anxiety (Monevator). Great article that expresses what so many of […]

Continue Reading
Tornado_623

Shoring Up Your Walls of Protection

A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences. – Proverbs 22:3 With Hurricane Dorian churning in the Atlantic, I’ve been praying for loved ones who may be in its path, and I’ve been thinking about our homeowner’s insurance coverage. I still get a feeling of dread […]

Continue Reading
Lightbulb-623-1

Profitable Ideas: The Company You Keep, Insuring Against a Disaster, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Frugal friends: 4 ways your inner circle influences your finances (Money Ning). How much you spend has much to do with the company you keep. Easy home improvements for under $100 (Real Simple). Not sure about “easy,” but if you’re handy […]

Continue Reading
http://edge.quantserve.com/quant.js