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10 Money-Saving Tips For Family Vacations

10 Money-Saving Tips For Family Vacations

KEY POINTS How to see the world, with your kids, without breaking the bank. Look into trading homes with a foreigner or surviving a Timeshare presentation for free hotel nights. Plan out a credit card rewards strategy for next year to help cover your future...
Down with the Wage Gap: The Rise of Breadwinning Women

Down with the Wage Gap: The Rise of Breadwinning Women

It’s hard to deny the fact that the gap between men and women’s wages, known as the “gender wage gap”, is real. Study after study verifies its existence, and even worse, the reality that the disparity has barely budged over the last decade. While the...
How America’s “Rich” Are Wasting Their Financial Potential

How America’s “Rich” Are Wasting Their Financial Potential

Have you ever wondered if you are truly “rich”? Not just by American standards, but in a global sense? If you’re curious, look no further than the Global Rich List. With the help of a calculator that uses World Bank data and global wealth statistics you can...
The Investing Advice Every Millennial Needs to Hear

The Investing Advice Every Millennial Needs to Hear

It’s hard to be a millennial these days. Everywhere we turn, we see stories on how record levels of student loan debt are killing millennial’s chances at homeownership. Meanwhile, money woes for millennials mean many are putting off marriage, quite possibly...
Is Early Retirement More Attainable Than We Think?

Is Early Retirement More Attainable Than We Think?

In 2002, veteran Doug Nordman reached a crossroads that would redefine the way he viewed work, life, and early retirement. After serving 20 years in the U.S. Navy’s submarine force, he faced the possibility of starting a brand new career at age 41. Needless...
Your Net Worth: The Only Figure That Really Matters

Your Net Worth: The Only Figure That Really Matters

When it comes to material and financial wealth, looks can be deceiving. Cheap and plentiful credit makes it easy for anyone to live beyond their means, and complex financial maneuvers can hide a lot. Simply put, the financial lives of many Americans are...
Save For Tomorrow or Live For Today?

Save For Tomorrow or Live For Today?

Within the span of only a month, my family lost two of its most treasured members. My cousin and aunt- a mother and daughter- both left this world early, much to the surprise of everyone who loved them. Both funerals, just days part from one another, were...
The High Income Curse: Great Wealth Is Not A Guarantee

The High Income Curse: Great Wealth Is Not A Guarantee

When it comes to building long-term wealth, most people think that earning more is key to going from well-paid to well-off.  But the thing is, earning more money isn’t always the answer. If it were, then 78 percent of NFL players wouldn’t...
A Potentially Easier Way To Get Rich: Move To The Midwest

A Potentially Easier Way To Get Rich: Move To The Midwest

It’s no secret that big city living is expensive. We’ve all heard stories of starving artists sleeping 6 to an apartment in Boston, aspiring actors working three jobs to make ends meet in Chicago, or the infamous $500,000 closet-sized apartment in New York...
Health Care Sharing Ministries: An Alternative to Obamacare

Health Care Sharing Ministries: An Alternative to Obamacare

Editor’s note: The Affordable Care Act has positively and negatively affected hundreds of thousands of people so far. In an effort to help those who’ve been negatively impacted, we explore the little known world of health care sharing ministries....