Let’s discuss emergency funds, ladies — where are you keeping yours, and how did you calculate your e-fund?
I’ve seen a lot of comments over the past few weeks about how to take advantage of a bear market — these are some of the moves I’m making right now.
Automatic investing can be a great way to save time, get the advantage of dollar-cost averaging, and grow your wealth the easy way! Here’s how to set up automatic investing at online brokers like Vanguard and Schwab (updated for 2020)!
Where are you keeping your emergency fund these days, readers?
Do you have a my money/your money approach to your marriage or partnership? How often do you talk about money — and when in your relationship (dating, engagement) did you start to talk about money?
As far as basics like t-shirts, underwear, sneakers, and lotions go — what has inspired your splurge purchases, and was it worth it?
What are your best tips on how to automate your savings? How much each month do you send to automatic savings (versus automatic investments)? Do you save for specific big expenses (like bills you know are coming), breaking them into smaller chunks each month, or are you just saving for a future nebulous expense like a downpayment or wedding?
The latest studies say $105K is the “optimal salary” for happiness for Americans — do you agree with that?
We recently rounded up several good ways to cut the cord and say goodbye to your cable company forever, and today we thought we’d take a deeper dive by sharing 10 tips to save money on subscription services of all sorts — both the ones you already have and the ones you might be considering cutting. … Read More about 10 Tips to Save Money on Subscription Services
We haven’t had a Tales from the Wallet in too long — today, let’s talk about what kind of investments you prefer, how you research and buy them, and general investing theory and resources. Specific questions for today: How comfortable are you investing your money (beginner, expert, or somewhere in the middle)? Do you invest … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Do You Invest in Stocks or Index Funds (or Other)?
Cutting the cord and freeing yourself from that monthly cable bill is becoming more and more popular — people choose to do it not only to save money, but to avoid dealing with cable companies, who have earned their industry the title of most disliked in the country (along with ISPs). Kat recently decided to cut … Read More about How to Cut the Cord: The Streaming Services And Devices to Consider
Here’s today’s topic, ladies: What are your best tips on how to store bills and otherwise organize your paperwork? How do you deal with the mix of paperwork, electronic documents, emailed receipts, and more? I describe my own record keeping system below, but I thought it’d be fun to see what other people do… I … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: How Do You Store Your Bills, Receipts, and More?