Friday, July 21, 2017

The 5 Money Books You Must Read

The 5 Money Books You MUST Read!

There are self-help books (and podcasts and so forth) on every conceivable topic! So, as you might expect, there are plenty about money as well.

But how can you sift through the garbage to find the gems? Well, I can't claim to have read everything, but I can share the most helpful books that I've found. So, I've compiled a brief list of my favorites, including a couple that may surprise you!

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Money and the NFL

Pining for football during the extended no-football drought? Here are a couple links to topics related to both the NFL (to address your craving for NFL news) and money (because this is a personal finance blog...):

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A Tale of Two Dealerships, Pt. 2

A Tale of Two Dealerships, Pt. 2


Get the full backstorycheck out Part I here!

Though she didn't get pressured into a bad deal on a vehicle she didn't want, my friend "Cailin" was still stuck with an old car that had shoddy brakes, balding tires, and vibrated heavily whenever she pressed on the gas. Time to regroup and go to plan B.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Equity crowdfunding: How YOU can produce a Hollywood movie

Equity Crowdfunding: 
How You Can Invest in Hollywood Without Already Being a Millionaire

Have you ever wanted to be a part of Hollywood?

Have you ever wished you could share in the profits of a big movie?


Monday, May 1, 2017

Froogal Stoodent guest posts

Running list of guest posts

I've been involved in a few guest posts over the years. I've written a few, and I've recently hosted one, hopefully with more on the way! Since I was recently involved in a couple of these, I figured it would be wise to keep a complete list of what I've done so far.

In chronological order:

Guest posts I've authored:
Compilations of advice to which I've contributed:
Guest posts by others, hosted on The Froogal Stoodent:
If you're seeking a guest-posting opportunity, know that I evaluate 
each post on a case-by-case basis. Send me a brief summary of 
what you'd like to write about, and I'll consider it! 

If you have a proposal, you can contact me
at thefroogalstoodent <at> gmail <dot> com. 
In case you're curious why Iand other peoplewrite their e-mails this way on websites...here's your answer.

Content published on The Froogal Stoodent by the request of others:

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Should you trust the stock market? Pt II

Should you trust the stock market? Pt II


What if I told you there is a surefire way to invest in winners?

What if I told you about a method of stock selection that automatically dumps the losers—without requiring you to lift a finger?

And what if I then told you that this strategy costs less than other strategies, despite being more effective?!

You'd think I was a snake-oil salesman, right? But what if I'm telling you the truth, and the other guys are the snake oil salesmen?...



Saturday, April 22, 2017

Is College Worthwhile?

Two successful serial entrepreneurs are not optimistic about the future of higher education. In the videos linked below, billionaire Mark Cuban and multimillionaire Howard Tullman share their thoughts on the current trends in higher education. Their entrepreneurial histories demonstrate that these two are usually ahead of the curve.

http://www.inc.com/howard-tullman/playbook-4-year-degree.html

http://www.inc.com/mark-cuban/video-student-loans-bubble.html



Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Links for April 2017

Links for April 2017

Financial information that everyone, especially (but not only) young people, should know: http://www.youngadultmoney.com/2016/07/25/10-financial-basics-everyone-should-know/

Are you trying to substitute money for something else in your life? It won't work! Wisdom from Mindfully Spent: https://www.mindfullyspent.com/home/money-cant-fill-a-hole

Millennials: having trouble paying off your student loans? Sound the alarmTreat your debt like the emergency it is; pay it off like your hair's on fire!
https://www.learnvest.com/2017/03/millennials-this-might-be-why-you-cant-pay-off-your-student-loans/