Time Magazine released an article last month titled, “Americans Are Taking on Debt at Scary High Rates,” and I couldn’t agree more. It was probably about a year ago that I realized the shift was happening. People were no longer talking about how they were coupon clipping or saving money on gas. Nope, the shift […]
The verdict is in, I know what my student loan minimum payment is going to be going forward. The way student loan payments are determined is kind of cryptic, so I thought I would break it down for all of you.
Our world is in constant motion today, which means things are always changing, some for the good and some for the bad. Technology is taking off like a rocket, allowing almost all of us to have the most up-to-date news at our fingertips at all times. New jobs are opening up each and every day […]
Identity theft is on the rise in the United States. According to the IRS, 2013 saw record levels of identity theft. Almost all of us know someone who has had their identity stolen. Follow these ten tips to stay smart and keep your identity to yourself.
As fall begins, students around the country are heading back to school. Just this week, my sister had her first day in medical school. (Proud, gushing brother) My sister, and many millions of others, are taking on new student loans this year. When you get a new student loan, you can choose your provider, and it is important to do the research to find a good fit for your needs.
Denver recently passed an “outdoor camping ban” which, in practice, is simply a law making it illegal to be homeless. This is far from a solution to the homelessness problem, it will just move the homeless to surrounding cities and states. It made me think about actual solutions to homelessness in America.
This weekend, I had the pleasure of watching my sister graduate Summa Cum Lade from the University of Arkansas. While in Fayetteville, I watched thousands of students receive their degrees, but I realized that most did not get a financial education on par with their newly minted degrees. Here are some top tips for new graduates around the world.
This year, I made my third trip to Omaha for the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder’s meeting. Warren Buffet are Charlie Munger took center stage and shared their wisdom on investing, business management, and the economy to a packed house that included billionaire Bill Gates and rock superstar Bono.
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You all know that I have worked in banking and finance, but I have not told you very much about my more humble beginnings. Long before my MBA, years before my BSBA, I worked at a Boy Scout camp and a Target Store.