Posted August 27th, 2014 by Elena
No matter how much money we make, we always find excuses not to save any money and not to start investing.
You can look for another excuse not to do it or you can simply find the way, even while earning a very modest income.
I started investing my hard-earned money when I was making only 15,000/year working as a cashier at a Wal-Mart store many years ago.
The company was offering 15% match on any amount invested by employees in Wal-Mart stock. At that time I did not know anything about the stock market, how it works and what it could offer.
However, I decided to invest $200/month and the company would give me $30 worth of Wal-Mart stock for my contribution. It seemed like a great decision to start investing in my future. Read the full article…
Posted December 30th, 2011 by Elena
Thinking about upcoming New Year?
For many of us it starts with new resolutions.
We give ourselves a bunch of promises like: I am going to lose weight and eat healthier… I am going to save money… etc.
But how often do we actually keep those promises and for how long?
Our new year’s resolutions regarding personal finance as well as our health should be of a high priority to us.
If you really want to make some important financial resolutions, I would suggest putting them in writing with the steps on how to accomplish them with specific deadlines. Read the full article…