Help Your Children Get Rich With a Roth IRA

I recently discussed Roth IRAs in detail. That post was aimed at adults with earned income. One thing I didn’t discuss was the possibility of utilizing an IRA to help your children build wealth. It’s a powerful tool that is vastly underutilized. Most people assume that IRAs can only be funded by adults. But no such restriction

The Complete Roth IRA Guide – Contribution Rules, Taxes, Limits, Eligibility Requirements, and More

The Roth IRA is a type of investment account that is granted special tax privileges from our current tax laws. Investors who choose to place money inside of a Roth IRA can choose between a wide array of investments, including individual stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, etc. The most attractive part about the Roth IRA

Hypermiling: The Complete Guide to Saving Gas

The average American spends more than $2,000 on gasoline each year. Obviously, most people would rather have that $2,000 in the bank, where it could be spent on activities that generate far more personal utility than sitting in traffic and commuting. That should mean the logical next step involves learning how to burn less fuel while

Cheap Date Ideas That Aren’t Lame

Around here, calling someone a cheap date is quite the compliment. The problem is, when you Google, “cheap date ideas” you get some seriously lame lists of “fun” things to do. Call us crazy, but stargazing got old in our 1st week of dating, and the day that feeding the ducks sounds fun, we will declared

Motif Investing Review – Now Offering Free ETF Motifs

I’ve written reviews on the free investment tracker Personal Capital, as well as low cost investment services like Betterment. Today I’ll share my thoughts on another new investment service that is growing like crazy. I hope you enjoy this Motif Investing review. The Motif Idea Motif  Investing is a company with deep support. The founder, Hardeep

How to Save Money on Groceries – 35 Proven Ways

Food prices seem to inflate quite quickly. It seems like every time we go shopping, another staple has increased in price. But there is no reason to pay retail prices for most food items. There are numerous strategies available to save money on groceries. We’re big on eating healthy food and we don’t skimp out

How to Get Way More Food at Chipotle – A Cash Cow Guide

Chipotle has somewhat of a cult following in many parts of the country. People are gaga about the brand. Perhaps the rage is fueled by the companies effort to serve quality food at an affordable price? Or maybe it’s the simplistic, modern design of the restaurants? Of maybe if you’re money conscious like us, you appreciate the fact that

Woman Crush Wednesday – Personal Finance Style

I don’t know about you, but I love to be inspired. And inspiration is hard to come by these days. But sure enough, when I set out to find some of the most inspiring women around, I ended up with this crazy talented group of women who have exceeded my expectations. From lawyers to freelance writers,

Discover It Card Review – Now 5% Cash Back at Online Retailers

The Discover It credit card is a cash back credit card issued by Discover Financial, and is one of the top cash back credit cards available today. We have used this card for two years now and have been more than pleased, therefore I wanted to write a Discover It Card review. The Discover It card is our favorite

Bad Habits Die Hard (But You Can Break Them)

Bad habits are disgusting little buggers. Come to think of it, so are good habits when you’re trying to develop them. Nothing is more frustrating than setting a goal to break a bad habit or build a good one, only to find you’re not self controlled enough to follow through. But is that really it?