We tend not to focus on ongoing themes or topics here at Automatic Finances, but if there’s one idea that tied together the month of March, it was fundamental personal finance advice.
You may be used to hearing all of the basics: spend less than you make, prepare for emergencies, and save for the future. But everyone has a little twist on it — and, as we’ve found by looking at the advice of personal finance pundits and celebrities, it can’t all be trusted.
Here’s the best of Automatic Finances for March 2010.
The Best of Automatic Finances: March 2010
- Can Any Personal Finance Pundit Be Trusted?
- Inside Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Seminars
- The Scary Truth About Saving For Retirement
- It’s Time for an Employment Revolution
- Why Bank of America Fired Me
- How Much are Replacement Jobs Helping the Economy?
- Please Don’t Listen to Celebrities for Financial Advice
- The Upside to Celebrity Financial Advice
- The Lamest Argument Against Index Funds
- Where’s the Real Financial Reform?
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About the author: Jason is the author of Automatic Finances: 17 Days to Your Financial Freedom, a guide to automated money management. He started investing thanks to a free lunch, and after finding out how he was getting the short end of the stick, he sought out how to do it right. More »