12 Things Every Teenager Needs To Know About Money (And How To Teach Them)

Tweet This is a guest post from Grant Baldwin, the author of Reality Check, a book about helping students transition into the real world.  His new website, BrokePiggy.com, answers questions from teenagers about personal finance, savings, and all things money. This series “12 Things Every Teenager Needs To Know About Money (And How To Teach […]

Financial Literacy Month Continues and Thoughts on Emergency Savings

Tweet In case you forgot, April is National Financial Literacy Month. For the entire month, bloggers and financial institutions alike are working together to help bring financial awareness to the masses. There’s never been a better time to learn more about finance given the current economic climate. Between dropping investments, the difficulty in getting loans, […]

Poll: Has the Market Bottomed Out Yet?

Tweet I don’t have to remind everyone how bad the stock market has been over the past year and a half, but the last month has brought some welcome relief. Most major markets have seen 20-25% gains in just a few short weeks making it one of the shortest and strongest rallies since the 1930s. […]

March 2009 Was a Perfect Example of Why You Shouldn't Try to Time the Market

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Tweet March Rally Leaves Some Investors With Seller’s Remorse Buy and hold investors have felt like this tried and true strategy has failed them, and for good reason. The past decade has been downright ugly when it comes investing in the stock market. Over the past ten years, many will point out that their money […]

The Zurich Mantra on Beating the Recession

Tweet This is a guest post by Nicholas Bate, author of the new book Beat the Recession: A Blueprint for Business Survival. He is author, designer and facilitator for the ground-breaking ‘Personal Excellence’ seminar, a program used as the basis for cultural change in many organizations, in addition to many pioneering development concepts in leadership, […]

Not Just Another Recession – How This Economic Crisis Stacks Up

Tweet This is a guest post by Philip of Weakonomics. Philip is a twenty-something that works for one of the largest banks in the United States. Weakonomics believes education is the most powerful tool to fix the economic problems we face. The educated consumer can avoid the bad financial services, thus making them unprofitable. The […]

How To Handle Tremendous Investment Losses

Tweet This is a guest post by DebtKid. DebtKid writes about his journey to get out of debt, and achieve financial stability. He runs a small software development company in Seattle as well as working as Product Ambassador for LendingClub.com. How did your stock portfolio do in 2008? Unless you were shorting, I imagine you […]