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Is Investing Riskier Than Saving? The Cozy Nest Egg Podcast

In this episode, I discuss how investing and saving compare in terms of risk, defined as both volatility and the chance of losing money. I also talk about how this changes after factoring in inflation. — This episode is sponsored by ยท Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
  1. Is Investing Riskier Than Saving?
  2. Emergency Funds
  3. Save Money By Switching Up Meal Choices
  4. What Does It Mean To Be Financially Comfortable?
  5. Net Worth And Income

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How I Spent No More than 10 Bucks on a Boden Jumper

I recently bought a Boden sweater for less than $10. No, I did not find my bargain at a local goodwill or thrift store; in fact, I bought a brand new sweater shipped directly from Boden. Even though I cannot guarantee the strategies stated below are going to land you the same deal, they can…

How to Use Cashback Monitor to Maximize Your Savings

The coronavirus pandemic has made us more reliant on online shopping than ever. According to the latest Digital Commerce 360 analysis, consumers in the U.S. spent $861.12 billion online in 2020, up 44% from $598.02 billion in 2019. Statewide lockdowns and fear of contracting the virus deterred consumers from visiting brick-and-mortar stores, resulting in the…

Don’t Take Out Personal Loans To Invest

A recent survey by MagnifyMoney found that a significant portion of investors, particularly younger investors, have taken on debt to invest. Out of about 1000 investors surveyed, 40% took on debt to invest. Here’s how that broke down by age group: Generation Percent who took on debt to invest Z 80% Millennials 60% X 28%…

Is Investing Riskier Than Saving?

We’ve all heard that investing in the stock market is risky and have encountered stories about people losing it all when investing poorly. People say that in order to keep your money safe, you should store it in the bank. That way you know it’ll be there when you need it. But is this really…

Everything You Need To Know About Emergency Funds

Life is full of uncertainties. You may be having a perfectly fine day, and then all of a sudden, disaster strikes. Whether it’s losing your job or ending up in the hospital, or even a more minor unexpected problem like your car breaking down, these setbacks can be devastating to those who are not prepared.…

Save Money By Switching To Healthier, More Satisfying Meals

Food-related expenses are the third largest category of expenditures for American families, according to the 2019 Consumer Expenditure Survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. We previously published an article about how to save on your grocery bill, but another way to save money is by switching up your meal choices with cheaper (but…

Why I Like Covered Calls

Investing can be simple, or it can be quite complex. For most people, simplicity is the best choice. Just invest in a total market or S&P 500 index fund, and you’ll be good to go (check out The Simple Way To Become A Millionaire). This allows you to take advantage of compounding in the stock…

Infographic: Student Loan Debt – Is It Really A Crisis?

There has been a lot of talk about student loan debt in the news over the past couple years. The prevailing wisdom is that this debt, which students had to incur to pursue an education for a better life, is burdening the young generation and preventing them from succeeding. Recently, President Joe Biden has expressed…

Your Kindergarten Classroom May Impact How Much You Earn, Study Suggests

Is a Private Kindergarten Worth it? Back in January, one of my clients on Fiverr asked me to proofread and edit his written responses for his daughter’s private school application. They were interested in applying for ‘lolani School, which is known as the “best private K-12 school in Hawai’i.” The application consisted of four parts,…

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