Posts tagged "investing"

Therapy For Your Pocketbook Episode 13: “But I Want to Buy A House Now!”

In the latest episode of “Therapy For Your Pocketbook,” Connie, who recently moved in with her boyfriend, shares her desire to move away from their bongo-playing, hippie neighbors and move into a house of their own. But she’s torn between saving for retirement and saving for a home. Finance Expert Manisha Thakor advise…

The Frisky / December 9, 2010

Is Investing In Divorce The Wrongest Thing Ever, Or Kinda-Sorta Good?

In fun holiday news, a new type of investment company is popping up around the country. If you’re intimidated by the stock market, maybe you’ll want to invest in divorce proceedings? Or not. Two companies—Balance Point Divorce Funding in Beverly Hills and Churchill Divorce Finance in New York—let you contribute to a woman (or man)…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 7, 2010

Money 101: Why You Need A 401(k) Now

Retirement seems so far away. Then again, so did 30 and that’s all up in my grill. Like other distant things, thinking about retirement is easy to delay in favor of the triage of daily life. But objects in the mirror are closer than they appear. Since there’s no way to rapidly save for retirement…

Amelia Timbers / December 6, 2010

Money 101: An Overview Of 401(k), 403(b), And Roth IRA Retirement Accounts

If you’re anything like me, when someone brings up retirement savings, investing, or your 401(k) match at a cocktail party, your eyes immediately glaze over and all you hear is the “wonk wonk” of the adults from a Charlie Brown special. Inside my head is the flashing red light and loud voice signaling “Danger. Danger.

Heather Teilhet / July 30, 2010

Quickies!: A Woman Sues Her Ex Over Cancelled Wedding…And Wins!

A woman sued her ex for canceling their wedding and was awarded $150,000. [Tango]
According to the Durex Global Sex Surveys, only 32 percent of women always climax during sex. [Daily Bedpost]
Take a look at these boho-chic summer fashions inspired by Mamma Mia. [Shine.yahoo]
If you ditch your morning latte, you could become a…

Annika Harris / July 30, 2008