How to Improve Your Finances With One Simple Rule

What if you could boil down into one simple rule everything you need to learn how to improve your finances and get on the right track? It’s what they call a swing thought in golf. What one thing should we keep in the front of our minds when it comes to money?   The possible […]

Credit Karma Review: A Great Way to Get Your Free Credit Score

Credit Karma offers free credit scores and tools to help consumers better manage their money. Is it worth it? Bottom line: Yes, as long as you don’t mind the ads. I’ve used Credit Karma for years to track my credit score. It updates my score monthly, showing the factors that are helping and hurting my […]

How to Build Credit When You Are Just Starting Out (the Smart Way)

Credit scores can be a complete mystery for those just getting started. If you want to learn how to start building credit at 18 (or just for the first time) this article is for you. We show you how to start building credit. It’s official. Credit scores are the most confusing aspect of personal finance. […]

How to Prepare for a Bear Market – An Interview with Paul Merriman

We welcome Paul Merriman back to the show. Today we talk about how handle a bear market. How can we stick to our investment plan when our portfolios drop by 20% or more? Paul brings his experience and wisdom to this important issue. We discuss everything from defensive moves you can take to whether the […]

How to Learn from the Stock Market Crash of 1929

The Great Depression tore a hole into the economy of the US and it all started with the stock market crash of 1929. Here are some key lessons learned. The stock market crash of 1929 was an unprecedented economic event in American history. Not only was it financially devastating for so many, but it also […]

Is the 50-20-30 Budget a Good Rule of Thumb?

Budgeting is a cornerstone habit for building wealth. One approach to creating a budget is the 50/20/30 rule. In this article we cover this method to managing your money and how to apply it to your finances. How can the numbers 50, 20, and 30 help you manage your finances? Well, they could completely transform […]