If you wanted your child to learn how to play baseball, who would be the ideal teacher?
You: Dustin Pedroia.
Okay, I love how the guy plays the game, but let’s just say his current professional career makes him unavailable to teach your kid for the next 20 years.
Realistically, who would you want to teach your [...]
Of all the articles in this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance, I most enjoyed Moneymonk’s Why American’s Don’t Save. Perhaps because it reminded me of a post I wrote long ago, Top 10 Excuses For Not Saving, but also because it was an excellent reminder of being realistic about the future.
Fact 1: It won’t be [...]
I’m still shaking my head at this one. In the September issue of Money Magazine, Lauren Willis argues Why you can’t teach money.
You: Who’s Lauren Willis? I never heard of her.
I hadn’t either. She’s a law professor at Loyola Law School in LA. In the article, she maintains, among other things:
Sellers of financial products spend [...]