NPR Planet Money Summer School – Great Educational Resource For Teens And New Investors

Every summer NPR’s Planet Money releases a series of summer school podcasts on economics and investing. In 2020, the focus was on microeconomics. For 2021, the topic is investing. The episodes are crash courses on the topics and explain complex topics in an easy-to-understand way. Each podcast is about 25 to 35 minutes. NPR’s Planet …

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How To Visit National Parks For Free (Includes Fee-Free Days For 2021)

Visiting national parks is an affordable way to have fun and relax. National parks offer camping and hiking opportunities that take your mind off work and the stresses of daily life. You may even learn a thing or two about nature, science, and history. Some national parks are free all year while some charge entry …

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Solo 401(k) – What You Need To Know (+2021 limits)

If you are self-employed and have some self-employment income, you can contribute to a solo 401(k) account. A solo 401(k) offers many of the same benefits as a traditional 401(k) but there are some important differences. Solo 401(k) is sometimes called a one-participant 401(k), individual 401(k), or self-employed 401(k). A regular 401(k) is offered by …

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5 Paychecks Weeks In 2022 + What To Do With The Extra Money

If you get paid on Fridays every week, there are five months in 2022 when you will get five paychecks. Five paycheck months in 2022 are April, July, September, and December. The best way to put the extra money to use is to make your monthly budget based on four weekly paychecks rather than five. …

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Costco Gas – Savings, Rewards And Whether You Need To Membership To Use The Pump

In my area, Costco gas is about $0.25/gal cheaper than at other gas stations. Because of that, we sometimes see long lines at the Costco gas station. But how much money are you saving each year by filling up gas at Costco? Let’s do some math. My wife and I drive about 20,000 miles between …

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