Tagged: Saving

Quotables – ERIN SIMON

“Take 27 emcee’s put ’em in a line and they out of alignment” Nas – Queens Get the money I have an idea on the point Nas was making on the song, but would...

The Hidden Cost of Tax Refunds

The Hidden Cost of Tax Refunds

Most of the nation’s 100 million or so individual filers of federal tax returns will get a refund this year—an estimated 75%, in fact—and for those lucky souls we have a message: Be careful;...

Millennials: Turns Out the ‘Entitled Generation’ Is Willing to Sacrifice

Millennials: Turns Out the ‘Entitled Generation’ Is Willing to Sacrifice

By most account, America’s young consumers are stereotyped as a selfish, impulsive, highly indulged bunch. More so than other age groups, Gen Y has been shown to splurge on restaurant meals they probably can’t...

Start an Emergency Fund to Prepare for Financial Emergencies

Start an Emergency Fund to Prepare for Financial Emergencies

Hurricane Sandy isn’t just a natural disaster; it’s a financial disaster, too. Current estimates predict the superstorm will ultimately cost the country tens of billions of dollars. But that big, big number represents its...

Why Reform Will Push Money Market Fund Yields Even Lower

Why Reform Will Push Money Market Fund Yields Even Lower

Left for dead in August, the effort to reform money market mutual funds is getting a renewed boost. The stable $1 share price may be a casualty. Here’s why reform would push the low...