Because I’m a money nerd, I get very excited when the new Consumer Expenditure Survey numbers are released each year. And guess what! The 2018 data was released two weeks ago.
FinCon in not a political event and never has been. Too, nothing about personal finance is inherently political. Sure, some folks put a political spin on the material they present, but that’s an individual choice.
Over the past week, there have been a lot of stories going around that everyone is entitled to $125 due to the Equifax settlement. Here are the facts.
People get frustrated with a budget because it never seems to work. They never reach their spending targets. Or emergencies break the budget.
According to Dominguez and Robin, your goal should be to achieve Financial Independence, the condition of having Enough for the rest of your life. “Financial Independence has nothing to do with rich”.