The S&P 500 Equal Weight Index – Simply Explained SMM

The S&P 500 Equal Weight Index – Simply Explained

    Undoubtedly, the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index is a widely used benchmark for many professional financial managers as well as individuals who manage their own investments.   But there is a new way methodology of weighing the S&P 500 index which has,…

The Importance of Monitoring Your Credit Score simple money man

The Importance of Monitoring Your Credit Score

  Disclosure: This post comes from a guest and contains affiliate links.     Monitoring your credit score is an important component of financial responsibility. It reflects the positive/negative items in your credit report in an easy to understand this three digit number.   It…

Upgrade Your Home Not Your Car simple money man

Upgrade Your Home Not Your Car

  My commute right now is pretty sweet. It takes less than 30 minutes to get to and from work. Since I go to work four days a week, my commute is a total of 120 minutes or two hours per week.  I’m fortunate because,…

Simple Personal Capital Review

Simple Personal Capital Review

  Since college, which was back in the early 2000s, I’ve been using excel spreadsheets to manage my finances. After various versions, I finally settled on what I have now and it’s available for free to everyone here. It focuses on tracking income and expenses…

Is Gifting Money Really That Bad smm

Is Gifting Money Really That Bad?

  It depends. We participate in a lot of gift-giving my family simply because it’s a huge family. Many times we have to find out ahead of time what the person likes and what he or she dislikes. Then you go out shopping at various…

Payment Plans To Control Cash Flow simple money man

Payment Plans To Control Cash Flow

  We all get bills in the mail or in our email inbox. Some are recurring and some are totally unexpected; well maybe a little expected. But when those semi-unexpected bills do come through, it’s important to first make sure it’s accurate and then figure…