Category: money

  • 5 Tips on Coping With Financial Stress and How to Bounce Back

    Coping with financial stress is an insidious, and sadly all too pervasive issue these days. It’s easy to make the mistake of thinking that it doesn’t impact all aspects of our lives, but the fact is that it does. We’re all facing soaring inflation and a cost of living crisis, even for those on above-average…

  • How To Achieve Financial Freedom With the Right Mindset

    What would being financially free mean to you? Have you made the mistake of thinking that financial freedom requires millions of dollars and decades of hard work? When it comes to our relationship to money, the answers really lie in our mindset. Change your mindset around money and your entire financial outlook will change with…

  • Passive Investing Should Be Boring

    If you’re a passive investor that’s looking to grow your nest egg long-term, how often should you be checking your portfolio? Since many people have a loss aversion bias that can cause overreactions to negative news, should you just be blissfully unaware, or be looking at your stocks every day? The answer is depends… Read…

  • How to Protect Yourself From Gas Pump Skimmers

    Gas-pump card skimming continues to be a concern during the pandemic, as fraudulent payment transactions jumped 23% year over year in 2020, according to Forbes. Here’s what you need to know about how the scam works, and why you should avoid paying with a debit card when fueling up. Read more…

  • Know Your COVID Mortgage Forbearance Rights

    A new CFPB report says that some mortgage lenders have failed to follow the law on mortgage forbearance during COVID. Lenders have misled borrowers about their rights, imposed unauthorized penalties, and wrongfully evicted tenants. Here’s what you need to know, and how to report an unscrupulous lender. Read more…