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Paying Off High-Interest Debt – Is It A Good Investment?

Posted By Mdinich on Finance

https://www.nextgen-wealth.com - As an investor, you’re always on the lookout for the best possible returns with the least amount of risk. It just makes sense. But many experts say that paying off high-interest debt is one of your best investments - and I completely agree.For example, suppose you are getting an average annual return of 8% from your investment portfolio. On the other hand, you are paying 19% annual interest on your credit card. In other words, you are spending roughly 11% more out of your pocket each year to service the interest on your credit card. Regardless of how you look it, you’re not getting ahead.

Here Are My Reflections After One Year of Blogging

Posted By fredleam2 on Finance

https://moneywithapurpose.com - I recently looked at my calendar and realized I started Money with a Purpose just over a year ago. It caused me to pause and think about what I've learned after one year of blogging. The short answer – A LOT! I know people who have been blogging for over a decade. I've also met […]The post Here Are My Reflections After One Year of Blogging appeared first on Money With A Purpose.

Review: You Should Start Watching ‘The Walking Dead’ (Again)

Posted By Mdinich on Finance

https://yourmoneygeek.com - The following is a guest post from Chris of ZA Monthly.  You should start watching ‘The Walking Dead’ (again)   Aside from a small bump for Andrew Lincoln’s final episode as Rick Grimes, the ratings for AMC’s zombie drama “The Walking Dead” have been at their lowest point in years. The fan exodus actually began […]The post Review: You Should Start Watching ‘The Walking Dead’ (Again) appeared first on Michael Dinich | Your Money Geek.

How I’ll Pay Off Over $200K In Student Loans

Posted By thefinancetwins on Finance

https://thefinancetwins.com - It’s no secret that the cost of an education is getting out of hand. Estimates put the total amount of student debt in the U.S. at $1.5 trillion. Yikes. With $200,000 in student loans, I am a part of these eye-popping figures. Thankfully, I have a plan to pay to pay off my student loans. […]The post How I’ll Pay Off Over $200K In Student Loans appeared first on The Finance Twins.

The NextGen Wealth Weekly Roundup, November 30, 2018

Posted By Mdinich on Finance

https://www.nextgen-wealth.com - Welcome to the weekly roundup where I share with you interesting articles from across the web. I hope you enjoy and absolutely feel free to share and pass along.Our Kansas City Financial Planner Weekly RoundupHope you were able to get back in the swing of things after taking some time off to spend with family and friends for Thanksgiving. I know it always takes me a little while to get back in the swing of things.

7 Reasons Why Z Nation Should (NOT?) Be The Next Show You Watch

Posted By Mdinich on Finance

https://yourmoneygeek.com - Friend of the blog Brian Z has come out of hiding after his embarrassing Walker Stalker Con incident to share with us 7 reasons why you should reconsider Z Nation. 7 Reasons Why Z Nation Should (NOT?) Be The Next Show You Watch   6) Z Nation has Zombies? What the heck are Zombies? In […]The post 7 Reasons Why Z Nation Should (NOT?) Be The Next Show You Watch appeared first on Michael Dinich | Your Money Geek.

How Americans Can Overcome our Retirement Crisis

Posted By Mdinich on Finance

https://www.nextgen-wealth.com - Check out my guest post at My Own Advisor on How Americans Can Overcome our Retirement Crisis. It's an awesome article, but I might be a little biased. Definitely take a look if you get a chance. Check it out here!  VIEW FULL ARTICLE

Blogger U Review: Beware The Bloggers Pitching The Path To Prosperity And Traffic

Posted By Mdinich on Finance

https://yourmoneygeek.com - You won’t find any affiliate links in this review. Really, it is less of a review and more of warning and sage advice. Blogger U Review: Beware the Bloggers Pitching the Path to Prosperity and Traffic.   It shouldn’t be a huge surprise that I enjoy blogging. If I didn’t enjoy blogging, this site obviously […]The post Blogger U Review: Beware The Bloggers Pitching The Path To Prosperity And Traffic appeared first on Michael Dinich | Your Money Geek.

6 Ways to Keep Your Holiday Spending in Check

Posted By realmoneyrobert on Finance

https://realmoneyrobert.com - The Holiday season is fast approaching…  Well, actually it’s already here!  Now that Thanksgiving has passed, our full attention is turned toward the holidays.  In fact, my family just spent all weekend getting our Christmas trees and decorating the house!  But my favorite part about this time of year is shopping for others and giving gifts that they’ll love!  However, […]
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What Should I Do If My Investments Are Losing Money?

Posted By Mdinich on Finance

https://www.nextgen-wealth.com - When the stock market takes a sudden turn downward, it can be easy to get worried about your investments. Market turmoil can cause even seasoned investors to take pause. Watching the value of your investments go down can certainly be disheartening.In fact, a 2018 study found that Americans are more stressed by money issues than by personal relationships or work. Stock market volatility is nothing new so finding the best way to cope with the swings will help give you peace of mind. Getting your finances in order will help you weather the inevitable ups and downs of your investment portfolio.

Comprehensive Financial Planning – Not Just for the Rich and Famous

Posted By Mdinich on Finance

https://www.nextgen-wealth.com - Check out our featured page and interview on Kiplinger! It was a blast doing it and I thought it came out great. Stay tuned as we'll have an accompanying video that goes along with the piece as well. We should have it up and ready next week. Share your thoughts and let me know what you think! VIEW FULL ARTICLE

What is an IRA?

Posted By thefinancetwins on Finance

https://thefinancetwins.com - If you’re like us, retirement seems like an impossible milestone that only some people are lucky enough to reach (like your manager’s boss). Which means that you may not even know the answer to ‘what is an IRA?’. An IRA is a retirement savings and investment account with tax benefits. We will tell you everything […]The post What is an IRA? appeared first on The Finance Twins.

Best of the Web: Hosted by Brandon Renfro

Posted By Mdinich on Finance

https://michaeldinich.net - Best of the Web: Hosted by Brandon Renfro   Hello Money Geeks,   Michael graciously extended an invite to share a few posts with you, and I couldn’t pass him up.   I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at East Texas Baptist University and maintain a blog on my personal site brandonrenfro.com. I write […]The post Best of the Web: Hosted by Brandon Renfro appeared first on Michael Dinich | Your Money Geek.