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How to Be a Battle Buddy to Your Family

How to Be a Battle Buddy to Your Family

Tweet This is a guest post by Jeff Rose. Jeff Rose is an Illinois Certified Financial Planner(TM) and co-founder of Alliance Investment Planning Group. He is also the author of Good Financial Cents, a financial planning and investment blog and his currently working on his first book entitled Soldier of Finance. You can see more […]

Love and Money Between Parents and Children

Love and Money Between Parents and Children

Tweet Parents want children to be financially independent when they turn into adults. Children want it as well, associating adulthood with financial independence. “I [began to think of myself as an adult] maybe when I was like 20,” said one young woman. “And really, like, got out of my parents’ house and started, like, living, […]

The Cash Flow Statement: Where Your Income Meets Your Outgo

The Cash Flow Statement: Where Your Income Meets Your Outgo

Tweet Welcome to the final act in our financial statement trilogy, spanning multiple blogs and reaching its thrilling conclusion here on Generation X Finance. Money Under 30 ran our post on the income statement, and Sweating the Big Stuff followed suit with the balance sheet last Friday. Today, we present the cash flow statement. This […]

What is More Important to You: The Money or the Work?

What is More Important to You: The Money or the Work?

Tweet This is a guest post from Ron Haynes, editor of The Wisdom Journal and author of a new eBook, The Inner View of Your Interview, exposing the motivations behind today’s top 100 job interview questions. Ron has been interviewing people for various positions for over two decades and uses his new eBook to give […]

5 Reasons Why People Are Broke

5 Reasons Why People Are Broke

Tweet Most people don’t really understand money. There are two things to grasp before you can ever become wealthy. Those two things are illustrated in this top five list of things that explain why people are broke. Broke Reason #1: Money Is Not Wealth Having money is not the same as having wealth. You can […]

How To Cope With the Financial Challenges Of Having A New Baby

How To Cope With the Financial Challenges Of Having A New Baby

Tweet A new baby turns a family’s world upside. But in a good way. There is so much joy in a new life but if you’ve ever had a baby before, there is just no way to fully grasp the enormity of the life changes that accompany the event. Outside of the emotional, physical, and […]

3 Keys to Choosing the Right Contractor

3 Keys to Choosing the Right Contractor

Tweet If you’re hiring a contractor for a big home improvement project, chances are you’re going to be disappointed.  What you really need is someone who does quality work in a reasonable amount of time, understands exactly what it is you’re looking for, and that you can trust. You’re paying good money for the work […]

The Educated Indentured Servant

The Educated Indentured Servant

Tweet Student Loan Debt is a Looming Crisis We often teach our kids that going to school is their ticket to becoming successful. In order to send them to school, we willingly make big financial sacrifices. The debt accrued during the process is typically discounted as a necessary evil because their education represents an investment […]

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Gold

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Gold

Tweet Shaun Connell Provides a Primer on Ways to Invest in Gold During challenging economic times, investors seek safe investments to protect their assets. Gold investments are a means of portfolio diversification. Experts recommend gold during an economic downturn, because the price of gold increases as the economy declines. An investment in gold is relatively […]

10 Ways to Make Money Online from Anywhere

10 Ways to Make Money Online from Anywhere

Tweet Working and making money from anywhere if you haven’t yet tried, might seem like a distant world or something you could never do.   The thought of having more control of your lifestyle by be able to work from home or any location you choose might not even enter your reality.  Perhaps you can’t fathom […]