Financial Cents: Posts About Financial News
If you struggle to understand how compound interest can help build your retirement savings, you'll find Bobby Bonilla Day very instructive.
Posted on: July 01, 2019
If you aren't prepared for an economic recession, you could end up losing your job without any kind of financial safety net to catch you.
Posted on: June 27, 2019
Two things that a lot of these ads have in common are the Super Bowl and celebrities—which makes sense, as both those things are super expensive!
Posted on: February 01, 2019
Which age group in America is buying the most holiday gifts for their pets? If you guessed Millennials—and of course you did—you'd be wrong!
Posted on: December 17, 2018
Christmas started getting commercialized well before the 20th century, but it took Coca-Cola to launch a certain jolly old elf into the commercial stratosphere.
Posted on: December 12, 2018
If your retirement plan involves your kid becoming a millionaire sports star, you probably want them playing baseball or basketball, not football.
Posted on: November 08, 2018
There's a lot of money in politics today, but old-timey politicians used to straight-up bribe them for their votes—sometimes with booze!
Posted on: November 01, 2018
Trade wars are the petty schoolyard fights of international politics, only with billions of dollars and thousands (maybe millions) of jobs on the line.
Posted on: October 31, 2018
There aren't enough affordable home and apartments to go around, which means that rent and mortgage payments are taking a big bite out of people's paychecks.
Posted on: October 29, 2018
There isn't any single reason that medical costs have gone up, but that just means there aren't any easy solutions either.
Posted on: October 25, 2018