Investing: the most boring part of personal finance

For many, putting money in the stock market remains a black box. You put money in and who knows–you could get lucky! It feels like a trip to Vegas, where you’ll probably leave disappointed but in rare cases you’ll come out with a few extra bucks and a satisfied smirk on your face. In reality, … Continue reading "Investing: the most boring part of personal finance"

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That Way We Have It: A lesson in how not to buy things

  He has won two expensive Mercedes motorcars because of his gold medal performances in the World Championships. He can’t drive! They’re both sitting in the garage back home. But my word can he run! — Alan Parry, commentating while watching Haile Gebrselassie obliterate the 5k world record in 1995. It’s funny how things don’t … Continue reading "That Way We Have It: A lesson in how not to buy things"

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Guest Post! Pre-Family and Post-Family Financial Thoughts

Today, we are fortunate to hear from a good friend of mine and a big Money and Megabytes supporter. Haskell shares some nuggets of pure wisdom and poses some important questions. I think you’ll agree he’s a great writer whose experience we can all learn from! Thanks to Joey for the opportunity to write this guest post. … Continue reading "Guest Post! Pre-Family and Post-Family Financial Thoughts"

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