The “New Normal” in Personal Finance

The "New Normal" in Personal Finance

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In generations past, kids needed to understand how to checkbook balance and go out of budget. But thanks to modern technologycheckbooks have been replaced by online banking, apps have replaced paper budgets — and the changes don’t stop there. At nearly every turn, other new competencies and … Read more

How to handle a sudden financial windfall

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Consider it a problem we’d all like to have. But consider it a potential problem nonetheless. After all, to manage your hard-earned money wisely, you need a plan. The same is true when riches appear seemingly overnight. Sudden wealth can take many forms. A lump-sum pension payout, a substantial inheritance, legal damages in a lawsuit … Read more