saving-money

Does the ‘Save Six Months of Salary for Emergencies’ Rule Still Apply?

It’s a rule of thumb: You gotta have six months of salary on hand to handle whatever life throws at you — or rather, whatever life sneaks…

Stupid Money: What’s an IRA, Anyway?

“Personal finance.” You know you should be doing it, but if your eyes glaze over when you hear those words, you’re not alone. The sheer…

Why We Resent People Who Try to Offer Us Sound Financial Advice

Twitter is constantly working itself up about something. But it’s rare that something is the unsexy world of personal finance. That’s is precisely what transpired…