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Four Simple but Costly Money Mistakes

Whether you've been on your own for a few days or a few years, try to avoid these common money mistakes young people make. Already made them? Don’t be hard on yourself; chances are you just didn't know better (a big part of money smarts comes from l … [Read more...]

How to Create a Five-Year Financial Plan

Where do you want to be in five years? Debt free? Living in your own home? Enjoying a “mini-retirement” volunteering or traveling around the world? I’ve written a lot about making spending plans (i.e., monthly budgets) and debt reduction plans, but th … [Read more...]

Consumption Smoothing: Friend Later, Foe Now

An article from Sunday's Boston Globe (story) got me thinking about the principle of consumption smoothing for the first time since I took Econ 101 about seven years ago. If I remember correctly, it basically states that after reaching a certain age … [Read more...]