Advice from a Personal Finance Nerd: Part 2

Advice from a Personal Finance Nerd: Part 2

Personal Finance Nerd

In case you missed it, last week I confessed to the world that my husband and I are personal finance nerds.  The advice from that post is a great place to start if you’re trying to get your family’s finances under control.  As promised, here’s the second installment with more tips based on what I’ve absorbed from books, articles, and TV and radio shows that I enjoy as a money nerd.   *Note: I’m NOT a financial professional.*  These are just things I’ve learned that have worked well for my family.  So you know, consult your own personal financial advisor, blah blah blah, before actually doing any of this stuff I suggest.

1. What goes out must come in – this sounds so obvious that it should barely be worth mentioning: don’t spend more than you earn. So why am I mentioning it?  We can’t Read more

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