Monthly Archives: May 2013

How To Manage Debt When Your Investments Don’t Work Out

By: Al Krulick of Debt.org Regardless of what your broker, your brother-in-law, or that out-of-work actor on the TV commercial tells you, there is no magic formula to winning at the stock market. Sure, there are better and worse strategies, … Continue reading

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TED Talk Tuesday

Marketing guru John Gerzema argues there is an upside to the Great Recession.  An uptick in the national savings rate and changes in the way consumers are spending their time and money points to the possibility that the same consumer … Continue reading

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Friday Morning Reading

Stock Market Is the market finally correcting? (Charts etc.) Market’s Reaction to the Broken Record That is Ben Bernanke (Reuters) Crediting the Fed for High Stock Prices is Scapegoat for Bad Analysis (A Dash of Insight) There Goes the Nikkei… … Continue reading

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TED Talk Tuesday

Where do personal finance and linguistics overlap?  Yale economics professor Keith Chen explores the relationship between attitudes towards the future and the language used.  His paper is in the process of being published by the American Economic Review. Chen has … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Reading

Personal Finance Gambling Addiction to Financial Recovery: The Story of Linda Mannerberg (Daily Finance) Dear Class of 2013: You’ve Been Scammed (Marketwatch) Why You Need a Roth IRA (Kiplinger) Challenging the Gender Gap in Financial Knowledge (New York Times) Economics … Continue reading

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Thursday Morning Reading

Personal Finance What To Do When Your Boss Stiffs Your 401(k) (Daily Finance) Is Investing an Art or a Science? (College Investor) Tips for College Grads: How To Retire Rich (Market Watch) Economics Why The Consumer Price Index Is Controversial … Continue reading

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Adam Davidson: What We Learned from Teetering on the Fiscal Cliff

At the end of 2012, the United States was barreling towards the fiscal cliff, a simultaneous increase in tax rates and decrease in government spending that would have occurred on January 1, 2013 were it not for the last minute … Continue reading

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