This year, we’ve watched journalists uncover multiple instances of questionable behavior in the college admissions and financial aid process. Just google “college admissions” AND “scandal” and you will find all the evidence that you need that people are trying to bend the letter of the law in order to save some cash. From turning over … Continue reading Scandalous Loopholes: You’d Do It, Too!
Whenever I mention I study economics to strangers in conversation, I’m often half-jokingly asked whether I know of any good stocks to invest in. Studying economics apparently means I know all the secrets to what made Warren Buffett filthy rich. Unfortunately, these secrets have yet to be given to me, and I have to still … Continue reading Harry Markowitz: The Key to Making Cheddar
A new report testing American’s financial literacy proves how badly we’re in need of education on the subject. In a new study conducted by the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America Institute and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center called the New Measure of Financial Literacy, 1,043 Americans were asked questions testing their financial … Continue reading Stop Treating Personal Finance As An Elective