Today’s Bits: Cheap fares, financial scares, and self-made millionaires

What’s behind all those upstart airlines and their stunningly low-cost Europe fares?

New kid on the block: 5 Things You Should Know About Google’s New ‘YouTube TV’ $35/Month Streaming Service

Are Fitness Activity Trackers & Watches Worth the Money?

Netflix thought stars were too confusing, so here’s its new ratings system

What Is a Balloon Mortgage? Pretty Great … Until It Goes Bust

I’m nearing retirement age, but I have no clue as to whether I’m financially ready or not to retire? Should I be scared or not? Are you financially ready to retire? 

While I’m not going to suggest that you can time the market, it’s interesting to know that the smart money is record ‘short’ in stocks, and the dumb money is record ‘long’

6 insights from millionaires that will change the way you think about money. There’s some great advice here, like: “Even though I hated the job, I decided I would throw myself into my sales job 100 percent,” he writes of his younger self in “Be Obsessed Or Be Average.”

Can Your Money Rules Fit On An Index Card? You bet they can!

Which Credit Card is Best for You?

The 8 dumbest last-minute tax mistakes people make and several are easily avoided

21 US cities where making $100,000 a year isn’t enough to put you in the top 20% of earners. You can probably guess several of them, but some might surprise you.

 

 

image credit: Bernal Saborio

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