Andrew Swinney

Andrew Swinney

August 17, 2018
Financial Calculators For Every Occasion premium

When I was in school, nothing made my day quite like the teacher saying that we could use a calculator on the test. Not only was it easier, but it usually upped my odds of getting the right answer. When it comes to my finances, I definitely don't want to get the wrong answer. So, […]

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Andrew Swinney
June 25, 2018
What Does Your Neighbor’s Budget Look Like? premium

Some habits form so easily we aren't even aware of them, like the way we manage and spend our money. Poor spending habits can easily land us in trouble. One of the ways we get derailed from our budgeting is by trying to keep up with the Joneses. Which made us wonder, how does our spending […]

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Andrew Swinney
April 13, 2018
The 10 Most Common Budgeting Mistakes premium

Budget Mistake #1: Not Having One There is no way around it... making a budget sucks. It's scary. I mean, what if you don't like what you find? Besides, isn't there a saying "ignorance is bliss?" You may want to avoid it but making a budget and some financial adjustments is much less painful than […]

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Andrew Swinney
January 29, 2018
Strategies to Maximize Your Retirement Savings premium

It's easy to put off saving for retirement, right? I mean, who knows how much you'll actually need? It's so far away, and you have bills to pay today... Unfortunately, the best way to hit your retirement goal is to start early. "According to a report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the mean retirement savings of […]

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Andrew Swinney
January 8, 2018
Our 15 Favorite Personal Finance Classes premium

You survived twelve years of schooling and an additional four years of college. You took math, English, physics, and maybe even an elective course on jogging... but did you ever take personal finance classes? You’re not alone. In a test discussed on Fortune.com, only 37% of American respondents were able to pass a basic financial […]

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Andrew Swinney