Is a Biweekly Mortgage Payment Plan a Good Idea- This is my latest article on clarkhoward.com. Why a Biweekly Mortgage Payment Plan doesn’t work like you think it does, and whether it is something you should consider.
What If I Increase my 401k Contribution by 1%– A. Blinkin from funancials.biz runs the numbers to let you know how much a tiny change to your paycheck can mean to your future retirement. If you don’t quite understand how important your 401k is don’t even consider not reading this article, which makes it really easy to understand.
Stop Renting Your Router and Modem- Kevin from thousandaire.com explains how much money your giving up if you let your internet provider charge you extra every month. He also explains how easy it is to not let them.
How to Get a Free Hotel Breakfast at Points Properties.– Quick, name a breakfast food you don’t like! Couldn’t do it could you? The only thing better than breakfast is a free breakfast, and Nick from thepointsguys.com tells you how to do it.
Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians– While reading this article it occurred to me that you hear all the time about famous athletes that lost all their money and are bankrupt, but you don’t hear about that from musicians. Willie Nelson declared bankruptcy, sure, but how many others can you name. I am sure you can name a few, but I also bet you can name more athletes who blew it all.
With that in mind, you can get a few money tips from musicians in this article from Wisebread.com. Probably don’t want to take any tips on self medication from famous musicians though. That is where they seem to struggle a little bit.