Social Security Contribution Limits for 2017

Each year we track changes in the social security tax contribution limits. This year, the income limit rises quite a bit, from last year’s $118,500 to a hefty $127,200. With the average jump being a couple hundred dollars over the last decade, this is a significant increase. In 2011 and 2012, employees were lucky enough […]


Could Tutoring Now Save You Money on College Later?

As many entry-level jobs today now require at least an Associate’s degree, if not a four-year Bachelor’s degree, millions more students are enrolling in college. While that can be a good thing for those students, statistics show that more and more first-year college students are entering freshman year unprepared for college-level classes. According to some […]


How to Make a 30-Year Mortgage Just as Smart as a 15-Year

Taking out a mortgage is one of the biggest financial commitments you’ll ever make. It gives you the means to own your own home, but it’s also a decision you have to stick with for years. Some people call it “good” debt because it could increase your net worth. That said, it’s still debt, which […]


Goldman Sachs Bank USA Review – Goldman Sachs is Not Just for the Wealthy Anymore

The Goldman Sachs Group was founded in 1869. It’s one of the world’s leading investment banks, offering banking, securities, and investment management services to corporations, other financial institutions, governments and high net worth individuals. With the launch of Goldman Sachs Bank USA for short, the bank is now looking to manage everybody’s money. We’ll give you […]


Wells Fargo Rewards Credit Cards Review

I receive credit card offers from Wells Fargo once every month or so, and I wanted to take a closer to look at some of them to determine whether any are worth applying for. Note that I don’t bank with Wells Fargo, but as far as banks go, they’re one of the largest in the […]


A Review of “The White Coat Investor”: Money Advice for High Earners

Are you a physician, other medical professional, attorney, engineer, or in another profession requiring advanced education to obtain a high paying job? If so, you’ve spent years of your life going to school.  You’ve spent tens if not hundreds of thousands of dollars obtaining degrees that allow you to be a highly compensated professional. But […]