[ The Money Side of Life™ ]


Systematic Savings: Start early and stay rich

By Ramit Sethi on February 1st, 2009

Build a system to automate your money management in no more than six weeks.

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Taking The High (Yield) Road: A savings account intro

By Josh Milam on February 1st, 2009

With a high-yield savings account, you can earn serious interest on your spare change.

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On The Economic Horizon: What to expect in the coming months

By Bryan Sims on February 1st, 2009

In light of the recent economic volatility, a lot of people are wondering what's going to happen next. No one can see the future, but I want to paint a broad picture of what could likely happen, and how it will affect you in 2009.

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Social Security: Will millennials get to cash in?

By Maurie Backman on May 10th, 2016

Anyone keeping tabs on that ticking time bomb known as Social Security knows that its long-term status could be risky at best. But it looks like millennials have just about given up on Social Security.

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Millennials and Our Empty Savings Accounts

By on March 23rd, 2016

As millennials, we all know how hard it is to save money. Between student loans, ever-rising living costs and salaries that are most likely mediocre at best, our savings goals are apt to get shoved on the back burner as we attempt to navigate the challenges of adulthood in all their money-sucking glory. But there's a difference between not saving a lot of money and pretty much not saving any at all.

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Playing a Risky Game: Living paycheck-to-paycheck

By Janaye Everitt on February 1st, 2016

The U.S. is home to a lot of hard-working, stressed-out people. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), Americans are suffering from finance-related stress nationwide.

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A Lesson in Savings: $1K the Hard Way

By on October 21st, 2015

When I was twelve years old my parents sat me down and shared some big news: My grandmother, who had died a few years before, had left us some money, and my parents were going to give me $1,000 in a savings account. At that time we were poor and living in a cozy rental under the redwoods in Northern California, and I couldn't begin to wrap my head around such a large amount of money.

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Don't Think Decades, Think Days: Tips for retirement savings

By on June 3rd, 2015

Graduation is coming. School's almost over. If you're like I was, you're thinking about three things:

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Not A Joke: I took a year off for comedy's sake

By Charlie Nadler on February 1st, 2015

I am a screenwriter and comedian, and all I want is a career in entertainment.

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By Chelsey Mick on February 1st, 2015

We won't be surprised if you haven't heard these stories in the media, but they're important because they impact our young, thin wallets.

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