Monthly Archives: November 2011

Hardly a “lost decade”

We recently heard from a person who has some complaints about the last decade’s performance of his 401(k).  He said he’d been putting money in since the beginning of 2000, regularly, and after all this time, the portfolio in his 401(k) is worth a little bit less than the sum of all the money he’d […]

Cash back for your credit card use

I’ve written before about the benefits of cash-back cards over most of the other sorts of credit cards rewards (here ) and little has changed regarding them since that note was written over two years ago. Cash is still king – you can spend it anywhere, there are no blackout dates, and it doesn’t expire. […]