Personal Finance Advice and Financial News - CNNMoney There's plenty of evidence that most managers dislike their jobs. To change that, says one expert, stop trying to be someone you're not. Americans have racked up $150 billion in private student loan debt, with many graduates owing more than they can afford according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The major flaw in trying to time the market is that you not only have to make one correct call, but two: exit at the right time and get back in at the right time. What's more, you've got to do it again and again, as long as you invest.
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Note: This article is from J.D. Roth, who founded Get Rich Slowly in 2006. J.D.’s non-financial writing can be found at More Than Money, where he recently wrote about how to be happy.
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A design student from Chicago recently launched a fairly ridiculous Kickstarter campaign: He wanted to buy a burrito and graph its “deliciousness.” With an original funding goal of $8, Noboru Bitoy has blown that target out of the water. As of this post, he’s raised a whopping $1,050, all based on this simple promise: “Just how delicious is a chicken burrito from my local Chipotle? I will find & display the answer in a creative presentation!” Bitoy is hardly the source of “derp” in this story; it’s most definitely the 258 donors who have backed his campaign. Bargaineering: personal finance blog with anecdotes, advice and commentary.