A number of readers in our Money Snapshot series have noted that they own second homes — so let’s discuss. For you and yours, is it a pie in the sky idea — or something that’s on the table?
Do you have long-term disability insurance through your employer? Have you increased that coverage beyond the basic level, or have you purchased more through an insurance company?
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.Readers, … 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)?