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Why Lending Club is better than a savings account

When you get your paycheck, why should you invest it at all? Why not just leave it in your…

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Defined Contribution versus Defined Benefit

It’s never too early to start thinking about retirement. When you’re making your plan, it’s important to understand the…

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The crossover point

The crossover point is a very interesting concept mentioned by Trent over at thesimpledollar.com. I mentioned it earlier in…

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Risk Tolerance

I have always considered the tradeoff between risk and reward to be the most fundamental principle in savings and…

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What is the best get rich quick scheme?

If you don’t know the answer by now, don’t forget this. The answer is “none of them.” If there…

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Money as a Limitless Resource

Money is often grouped with resources that are limited, most notably time and natural resources. While similarities do exist…

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3 Lessons Darth Vader Taught Me About Money

I know I’m not the only 20-something who has seen each Star Wars movie (the originals, mind you, not…

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The True Cost of Raising a Child

While nearly everyone agrees that children are expensive, the true cost of raising a child is a subject of…

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5 ways to get rich slowly

Everyone wants to get rich. How do people actually do it? You could win the lottery, or maybe get…

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The Store Card Revisited

It seems as though the message about store cards hasn’t reached everyone yet, so it certainly warrants further discussion…

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