For you, the question isn’t about renting vs. buying. It’s about whether you should stay where you are despite its problems, or gather up the money and energy to make another move. So how do you decide if it’s worth it to move, when you don’t absolutely have to?
Let’s say your current apartment is ok, [...]
If you’ve been around on the interwebs and Twitter enough, and if you’ve read enough personal finance books, you’ll know a heck of a lot about The Millionaire Next Door. She or he spends less than you’d think, they don’t drive a Rolls Royce or Jaguar, and they’ve probably made it to millionaire within one [...]
What’s “the January Effect”? It’s a simple seasonal investing rule that goes something like this: “as goes January, so goes the rest of the year.”
Seasonal investing is not quite an investment style, but more like a strategy, for making trades that correspond to cyclical market trends around the year. Certain events, and thus market movements, [...]
Someone once said that wealth is what you’ve got left even after you’ve lost all your money.
In today’s business terms, wealth is goodwill; the invaluable resource that remains on the books despite what the rest of the balance sheets say. In social media, it is your reputation – or even the “personal brand equity” [...]