What the markets did in 2014

It was a tumultuous year. Basically…

  1. The markets went UP.
  2. The markets went DOWN.
  3. Some people claimed to be clairvoyant about the markets going UP and DOWN.

End of list.

market predictions

To be honest, I really didn’t care how the markets performed in 2014 because I (mostly) have a low-cost diversified portfolio. Here’s how to get one:


United States:

People who think they can predict the market entertain me, but I ignore them. Stay tuned for market movements in 2015…


Super Savers: Talkin’ on TV about the cost of raising kids

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A round-up of my top TV clips and posts helpful to young families looking for financial relief.

The Comedy Network: Camping out with The Late O’Clock News to save money


It’s not everyday a financial writer is invited to do comedy on The Comedy Network.

Impulse buying is the Achilles’ heel of saving money

The photo fails to do this Alexander McQueen blazer justice. Wish I had snapped a shot while wearing it. Sorry.

Watch out for impulse purchases or you may end up with skeletons in your closet.

5 Budget-friendly tactics for surviving Black Friday


Ditch the tent, lose the lineups, and leave your pepper spray at home. I’ll help you stay on budget and save money in preparation for Black Friday.

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