Author Archives: Miranda Marquit

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

In Which My Mom Saves My Butt. Twice.

In Which My Mom Saves My Butt. Twice.

If you look for me around the interwebs, you’ll find that sometimes I’m identified as a “financial expert.” This makes it all the more embarrassing when my mom saves my butt. When I left home for college low these many years ago, I figured I was on my own now. A big girl, who could

Millennial Money by Patrick O’Shaughnessy

Millennial Money by Patrick O’Shaughnessy

Looking for an investment strategy that works for you? Millennial Money can get you on the right track to a successful retirement. When you look at how different generations are investing, it becomes apparent that Millennials are missing out. They just aren’t investing at the rate that many experts think they should be. Millennials remember

Friday Fun Video: AIG vs. Regular People

Friday Fun Video: AIG vs. Regular People

This Daily Show video made me laugh. How many of us wish we could have the same special treatment these companies got during the financial crisis. Happy Friday, and have a great weekend! The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive

The Challenge Of Rapid Business Growth: 7 Possible Changes To Anticipate

The Challenge Of Rapid Business Growth: 7 Possible Changes To Anticipate

As an entrepreneur, your startup enters a new phase when your business faces the numerous crises that arise from business growth. For your business to handle the new influx of demand for your product or services, it needs to expand to survive. Old solutions, familiar ways of doing business, principles and processes will no longer fit the bigger challenges.

Why Should I Get Life Insurance for My Child?

Why Should I Get Life Insurance for My Child?

Life insurance is one of those things that can provide peace of mind, especially when you have a young family. We all want what’s best for our children. I know that one of my biggest fears is what would happen if I died, and my family — particularly my son — didn’t have the financial