Author Archives: Miranda Marquit

On Thanksgiving: Gratitude and Your Finances

One of the most interesting relationships is the one between gratitude and your finances. Most years, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Thanksgiving at our place is usually a laid back affair. We have our favorite foods. We hang out as a family. We don’t adhere to a schedule. Being able to enjoy Thanksgiving, and take

Friday Fun Video: Play the Lottery!

Friday Fun Video: Play the Lottery!

The lottery is big business. In fact, many people play the lottery in the hopes of funding retirement or shoring up their finances. I’ve been know to buy a lottery ticket on occasion. Sometimes, I think it’s fun to play the lottery. I might win a few bucks, and I can use the money to

Investing Giveaway: Win AAPL Shares from Nvestly

Investing Giveaway: Win AAPL Shares from Nvestly

I’m joining forces with other bloggers to participate in a giveaway from Nvestly. Enter to win AAPL shares. One of the the more desirable stocks, even now, with some of the pains Apple has been experiencing since the passing of Steve Jobs, is AAPL. If you’re interested in perhaps investing in APPL shares, now might be

What Will Money Look Like in the Future?

What Will Money Look Like in the Future?

Money has gone through many makeovers in the past. What will it look like in the future? A few weeks ago, I took a trip to Valley Forge with my son and my cousin. One of the displays included money used by soldiers in the camp. It was an interesting look the mish-mash of money

I May Never Own a Home Again

I May Never Own a Home Again

I think owning a home is overrated. Why I may never own a home again. Not too long ago, I closed on the sale of my home. I had been ambivalent about buying in the first place (although, overall, I felt good about the house), but the whole closing process, and the realities I faced