Author: Derek

Ever hear of flipping houses? Or flipping cars for thousands of dollars in profits? Of course! But…..what if you’re not…

“I died yesterday” — No, this isn’t a mysterious message from the crypt and this post won’t make it onto…

Here’s the thing with impulse spending. It’s kind of fun, isn’t it? The thrill of walking into a store for…

Many of you come to this site for personal finance advice – to hear about HSA, 529, and 401k accounts…

My name is Derek, I’m 35, and I’m an addict… The addiction isn’t one that’s normally confessed or maybe even…

We all want to spend less on our groceries, right? Food is one of the biggest line items in most…

In February 2020, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 29,568 – its all time-high. Then, just a over a…

Kevin runs the personal finance website Just Start Investing, where he focuses on making investing easy (just like with index…

One of the most common misconceptions about making investments is that this is something that only the rich can do….

Looking for a free debt snowball calculator? I’ve seen the other tools out there and I firmly believe that this…

It’s not like we live in the 20th century anymore. You would think everything’s online, so why do I need…

Dollar cost averaging… Sounds sophisticated. Sounds like one of those terms financial advisors use to intentionally confuse us and get…