financial lessons from the game of basketball

Defense Wins Championships: Money Lessons from the Game of Basketball

Defense wins championships. You’ve heard the adage. Coaches, players, announcers, fans, and pretty much everyone involved in team sports believes that defense wins championships. And it makes sense. If you can stop the other team from scoring it stands to reason that you’ll have a good shot at winning the game. While you’ve probably heard …

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15 Ways to Save Money on Student Loans Before, During, and After College

Student loan debt is quickly reaching critical mass. Currently, there are around 44 million borrowers owing $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S. Of those, 65% are under the age of 39 and borrowers graduating in 2017 had an average of $28,650 in student loans. While there are many routes one can take …

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Personal Finance Bloggers of Color – Joy from Dollar Financials

Welcome to our Personal Finance Bloggers of Color interview series! Our goal with this series is to highlight the experiences and perspectives of people of color in terms of money and personal finance topics, as these voices are often underrepresented. This interview features Joy from Dollar Financials.   1. Please introduce yourself by telling us …

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What is a Reverse Mortgage and is it Right for You?

What is a reverse mortgage? Hardly a day passes without hearing an advertisement for a reverse mortgage, but while you may be familiar with the term, we doubt you’re familiar with what a reverse mortgage actually is. We weren’t. Because we knew very little about reverse mortgages we decided to do a little research. This …

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DiversyFund

DiversyFund Review: An Alternative to Traditional Investing

The two most profitable forms of investing are the stock market and real estate. While investing in the stock market has always been accessible to the average American, investing in real estate has not. The vast majority of Americans simply don’t have the funds or expertise to purchase and manage rental properties, let alone commercial …

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Early Retirement Isn’t Always the Fairy Tale It’s Made Out to Be

As an early retiree, I ought to know. Sebastian here, and today I want to burst the FIRE communities bubble a bit by telling you what it’s really like to be early retired. And it’s not all fun and games. True, being retired gives me a lot of flexibility to pursue more of the things …

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