Infographic: The Grapes Of Math – The Terrible State Of Financial Literacy In The U.S.

17th January 2015 . 16 Comments

The 2014 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling shows once again that financial literacy needs to improve in America. But the problem isn’t necessarily a lack of knowledge. Rather, there is a ‘knowing-doing’ gap in financial literacy. In other words, knowing what to do — and doing what should be done […]

If Your Money Could Talk, What Would It Say?

10th January 2015 . 18 Comments

A well-worn one hundred dollar bill and a similarly distressed twenty dollar bill were told that they would be sent to the Federal Reserve to be retired. As they traveled in the armored car towards the Reserve, they struck up a conversation. The twenty dollar bill reminisced about its travels all over the county. “I’ve […]

47 Timelesss Wealth Building Principles

1st November 2014 . 17 Comments

The principles that build wealth haven’t really changed much for centuries. With so many people looking for secrets, the real secret to building wealth is that there are no secrets. It’s really about using common knowledge that has stood the test of time. Below are 47 timeless wealth building maxims, containing much of the wisdom […]

How To Save Thousands Of Dollars

29th March 2014 . 2 Comments

Pictured is the Fugio cent, the first coin ever minted by the United States following the Constitution. It is widely considered to be the first official coin of the U.S. What’s interesting is that the coin doesn’t say “E Pluribus Unum” on its front. Instead, it reads — surprisingly — “Mind Your Business.” Was the […]