Managing the trifecta of student loan repayment, building savings and retirement planning can be overwhelming. The money you owe and the money you need for the future can blur together in a cloud of daunting numbers and competing priorities.
Debt and Loans
In today's economy having debt is socially acceptable, but using our resources you can determine how to properly manage debt, and find ways to eliminate it, so you can build wealth for the future.
Leveraging debt for investments is a strategy that gets popular during multiyear bull markets. And there’s no question — on the way up, borrowing to expand an investment portfolio can work wonders, but we should never forget that what goes up, must come down. When it comes to investing, leverage is a double-edged sword — […]
It’s amazing what people think a college education can do. That getting a college degree will help you in the real world and help you acquire common sense. Unfortunately, it does nothing of the sort. Take Kelli Space who graduated with a sociology degree. It’s not the degree I have an issue with perse, but it’s the amount of […]
Many economists are still trying to figure out who to blame for the housing bubble, and its subsequent bust. Already, a few have given us some answers. One theory links financial literacy to the risk of defaulting on one’s mortgage. In a working paper from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, three researchers wanted to […]