12 Super Simple Money Management Tips for Your Personal Finances

The best financial advice tends to apply to pretty much everyone. You don’t need a spreadsheet of pros and cons and complex scenarios. What you need is a rule of thumb. There’s no shame in using one-size-fits-all advice. A study of West Point cadets, for example, found teaching rules of thumb was at least as effective as standard personal finance training in increasing students’ knowledge and confidence as well as their willingness to take financial risks. Researchers found money rules of thumb were more effective than teaching accounting principles to small business owners…

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Super Tuesday: crisis for Republican party as Trump heads for victory

Under fire over his immigration policy and slowness to denounce the Ku Klux Klan, Donald Trump still goes into crucial primaries as clear frontrunner Donald Trump tells a campaign rally at Valdosta State University in Georgia: ‘My whole life has been money.’ Photograph: Philip Sears/Reuters Donald Trump appears poised for sweeping victories on “Super Tuesday” that would effectively anoint him the Republicans’ presumptive nominee, leaving the polarised party in the throes of an existential crisis. Republican primaries or caucuses will take place in 12 states, with the New York billionaire…

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