Tag Archives: Investing
Posted on 08. Dec, 2008 by richbond.
Tim Harford, the Undercover Economist, is putting his two cents in for us young folks to not only buy some stock, but even go into debt for it. Â I’m not sure I’d got the debt route (maybe it’s a deepÂ psychologicalÂ issue from my childhood), but buying stock would be at the top of my list of […]
Posted on 08. Jan, 2008 by Jason Guthrie.
Countrywide Financial (CFC), one of America’s largest home-loan lenders, tried as hard as they could today to deny the rumor that the company is filing for bankruptcy. However, as today’s stock performance shows… nobody seemed to be listening. But today’s press announcements and market reactions brings up a few interesting observations about investing: 1. Sometimes […]
Posted on 05. Dec, 2007 by Jason Guthrie.
After a year at my new job the benefit enrollment season just opened again, and I made one change to by benefits that I hadn’t ever done before – I signed up for a Flexible Spending Account (FSA). For those of you that don’t know, a Flexible Spending Account allows an employee to set aside […]
Posted on 16. Oct, 2007 by Jason Guthrie.
Does anyone know who this woman is, or why she is so special? This woman, Kathleen Casey-Kirschling, filed for early retirement Monday, becoming the first baby boomer to start collecting Social Security. Born one second after midnight in January 1946, the retired teacher leads the way for as many as 80 million individuals who will […]
Posted on 09. Oct, 2007 by Jason Guthrie.
It’s often argued among personal finance bloggers whether or not you should post your net worth on your blog. Some believe it gives you some sort of “street cred” and allows readers to know that you practice what you preach. Others believe that sort of information is a little too sensitive for everyone to see. […]