ATM fees and surcharges are only moving in one direction (up!), so while the amounts might seem insignificant (maybe $1.50 or $2.00 per transaction), think about it this way…you’re paying almost a 5% premium to grab 40 bones out of…

While definitions will vary slightly and some are more detailed than others, I define Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) this way: an investment product that acts like a stock but also like a mutual fund that can be bought and sold…

About four months ago, I started personal finance blogging full-tilt and launched this site. As my passion for personal finance has grown; using this site to log my perspectives, opinions and my (do-it-myself) approach to financial independence, I’ve come to appreciate…