By Patrick Note: This post is Part Three of a three-part series. You can find the other parts here: Part One: Intro to Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) Part Three: In Defense of the Roth IRA In our previous post, Intro to Individual Retirement Accounts, Eric brought up the two different types of IRAs you can … More In Defense of the Traditional IRA
An overview of IRAs, their history, and their utility. This is the first part in our three-part series on IRAs.
By Patrick “A penny saved is a penny earned” is a phrase with a well-known origin – it comes from Benjamin Franklin’s book, Poor Richard’s Almanac. Like many of the expressions in the book, it is something that many of us continue to say to this day. It teaches us that it’s just as useful … More A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned
By Eric You’ve probably heard this before, but you need to have an emergency fund set up. This likely isn’t news to you. But, just like it isn’t news to you, it probably isn’t news to the average person. Then why is it that 58% of people in the United States don’t have enough money … More Building an Emergency Fund
By Eric I work in an office where the norm is to, at about noon, ride the elevator down to the cafeteria, survey the food options prepared on-site, settle for what is available, and then get in line to pay for the meal – all the while complaining about both the quality and the cost … More Why I Bring My Lunch to Work