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A (Funny) Honest University Commercial – EveRy University

  02/27/2014 03:56 PM
I like a point this skit makes, that University can only get you a diploma 1) if you do the work and 2) if you pay for it. Universities aren’t an automatic ticket to a job, which seems to be … Continue reading

If They’re Not a CFP® Pro, You Just Don’t Know

  02/18/2014 03:37 PM
This video is brilliant, and it only takes 30 seconds: Cost of good quality professional clothes: $1,200 Cost of personal grooming: $140 Knowing the guy in the suit is actually qualified: Free.

Track Your Refund For Free on the IRS Website

  02/14/2014 05:26 PM
It’s that time again, the time of year in which you eagerly await your federal tax refund. If only there was some way to hover over the IRS’s shoulders and breathe their neck while they work. Well, today wishes come … Continue reading

Retire on $75 per Day? Ask Cindy About Little Rock

  01/07/2014 05:16 PM
That’s what U.S. News and World Report did when they voted Little Rock one of the 10  best places to retire on $75 per day. According to the article, “Retirees who rent pay a median of $627 monthly to live … Continue reading

Impact Investing Luncheon

  11/20/2013 08:35 PM
In an earlier post, I talked a little bit about impact investing – how investors are making a difference in people’s lives through the power of capital. Our speaker was Gloria Nelund, chair and CEO of TriLinc Global Impact Fund. … Continue reading

So, Why Is the Lottery Not a Good Investment?

  11/11/2013 09:33 PM
So, you can probably guess that playing the lottery (and most other forms of gambling) are poor ways to invest your money for the future, but do you know why? I comes from the idea of expected value. Expected value … Continue reading

Introducing “Impact Investing”

  11/07/2013 04:24 PM
Do you wan to invest such that your investments make the world a better place? Then you may be interested to learn about impact investing. Impact investing seeks to invest for environmental and social benefit, while earning a competitive return. … Continue reading