I recently watched How To Get Rich on Netflix, in which Ramit Sethi attempts to help various people with their financial problems. There is a lot to like about the show. Ramit does a great job getting couples to be more transparent with each other about their finances so they can work together towards their … Continue reading The Problem With How To Get Rich By Ramit Sethi
New Finance Chapter Book For Kids: Analysis Alice And The Stripy Sweater
Are there kids in your life who could benefit from learning about saving money? Analysis Alice and the Stripy Sweater, a chapter book aimed at children aged 6-9, was just released today in paperback, hardcover, and Kindle ebook. This chapter book focuses on 8-year-old Alice, who wants to buy a $100 purple and pink striped … Continue reading New Finance Chapter Book For Kids: Analysis Alice And The Stripy Sweater
A Detailed Look At Kids’ Allowances
With my children’s chapter book Analysis Alice and the Stripy Sweater currently available for pre-order, I thought I would share some of the research about allowances that I did in preparation for writing the book. As the parent of two young children myself, it's something that I have thought a lot about. When should I … Continue reading A Detailed Look At Kids’ Allowances
Teach Your Kids About The Power Of Saving Money With This New Chapter Book
Are there elementary schoolers in your life who could benefit from learning about the basics of personal finance? There are a number of books meant to teach kids about money, but many of them are nonfiction. And what kid wants to read a textbook? For this reason, I have written a fictional children's chapter book … Continue reading Teach Your Kids About The Power Of Saving Money With This New Chapter Book
Step-By-Step Guide To Publish A Book On Amazon
So, you've written a book, and you'd like to publish it. Well, you have three main options: Query literary agents Query publishers Self-publish If you want to publish the traditional way, then you should start with the first option. Make an account on QueryTracker, research literary agents in your genre, write a query letter describing … Continue reading Step-By-Step Guide To Publish A Book On Amazon
How Does Educational Attainment Vary By State?
The U.S. population has become increasingly educated over the years, but it is by no means a monolith. While graduate degrees are relatively common in some states, in others, even Bachelor's degrees are hard to come by. How does this education stratification break out across the country, and in which states do people have the … Continue reading How Does Educational Attainment Vary By State?
How Much Does It Cost To Flush Your Toilet (And Other Water Uses)?
Have you ever wondered how much it costs to flush your toilet or take a shower? About 85% of the U.S. population uses public water and 80% uses public sewer. That means you're paying every time you use water, either directly to the government or utility companies as a homeowner or as part of your … Continue reading How Much Does It Cost To Flush Your Toilet (And Other Water Uses)?
How Do Home Sizes And Prices Vary By State?
With home prices hovering slightly below record highs and conventional 30-year fixed mortgage rates higher than in years at 6-7%, it's worth taking a look at the housing market around the United States. How do home sizes and prices vary by state and is there a relationship between the the price of an area and … Continue reading How Do Home Sizes And Prices Vary By State?
Cost Of Living By State
Depending on where you live, you may have to pay more for housing, food, transportation, etc. This is known as cost of living. Well-off areas tend to have higher costs of living, while poorer areas tend to have lower costs of living. This is measured by comparing the prices of a basket of goods and … Continue reading Cost Of Living By State
How State Household Income Varies By Income Quartile
Household income varies by state. It's well known that households in coastal states tend to have higher incomes (and costs of living) than those in the middle of the country. But this information relies heavily on averages, which are skewed by extremely high incomes, or medians, which only show the 50th percentile but neglect differences … Continue reading How State Household Income Varies By Income Quartile