Here's a unique way of looking at housing costs data. Take the average housing prices in the U.S. since 1890, adjust for inflation, then plot it on a rollercoaster. Pay particular attention to 1997 onward. via Consumerism Commentary
USA Today has an article that basically illustrates why young "adults" need better education in personal finance and economics. Read this paragraph: Adults aged 19 to 35 do not believe they earn enough to keep pace with the cost of living, according to the report by Qvisory, a nonprofit online advocacy and service organization. Forty-three… Continue reading Wait, their main financial concern is the cost of gas?
I have a good handle on my personal finances, and have no problem using credit cards and paying them off each month. In fact, it can be beneficial to do so. Those who are carrying a balance on their cards or are prone to overspending shouldn't follow my lead, but here are two ways I'm… Continue reading Using credit cards to ease the pain and save some money