Generation X and Taxes: Who Pays More, the Rich or the Poor?

Tweet This is a guest post by Michael Rubin. Michael Rubin, CPA, CFP, is the author of Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck (a book I recently reviewed) and the blog of the same name features a unique easy-reading conversational style, one you’ll find in this post. You can see Michael live in New York, Philadelphia, Los […]

Generation X Feeling Sandwiched Between Boomers and Gen Y in the Workplace

Tweet Are you unhappy at work? BusinessWeek has had a few stories this year that talk about the generational divide that’s occurring in the workplace, and how this is affecting different generations of workers. Generation X is in a unique position right now because many workers are sandwiched between the baby boomers and Gen Y. […]

Poll: How Has the Value of Your Home Held Up Over the Past Couple Years?

2007 Real Estate Map

Tweet Doom and gloom continues to be the news surrounding the real estate market, and many places still continue to see steep declines in property values. Even so, some areas have been hit worse than others, and some areas have actually seen increases in value over the past few years. For people who are trying […]

Reduce Your Holiday Stress by Saving and Planning Today

Tweet It’s only August and I’m bringing up the holidays. I must be crazy, right? While the holiday season doesn’t really kick into gear for another three and a half months or so, you know as well as I do that it will be here before you know it. Late November will roll around and […]

How Correlation Between Asset Classes Affects Your Portfolio


Tweet Proper Asset Allocation Requires Understanding Correlation Coefficients Correlation coefficients? What on Earth does this have to do with creating a diversified portfolio? If this sounds foreign or complex to you, don’t be alarmed. It isn’t nearly as scary as it sounds. You’re probably picturing high school or college math classes, but correlation coefficient is […]

Using an All Bond Portfolio Approach for Tough Times

Tweet One Couple Suggests That Investing in Bonds is the Right Thing to Do in This Market This was the title of an article I came cross in one of the recent editions of Investment News. It was written by Stan and Hildy Richelson, who are very credentialed, have written four books on bonds, and […]