Holberg Financial Blog

How To Win at Car Insurance the Metromile Way

Posted by holbergfinancial on May 2, 2017

Car insurance companies suck.

 

Well, most of them do anyways. They cost a lot, you never really get a say, and their customer service is actually quite poor. It's like going to the grocery store and only being able to select from nearly-spoiled fruits and vegetables while having to pay full price.

Fortunately, the old way of doing car insurance is going away. In this post, we'll look at how you can get better car insurance, pay less, and have a way better experience - for real this time.


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Topics: auto insurance, Insurance, Savings

Dow(n) or Up? What 20,000 Actually Means

Posted by holbergfinancial on January 25, 2017

One of the largest and most tracked indexes in the entire world just smashed a major, life-altering, massive, tremendous huge milestone: the Dow passed 20,000 for the first time ever!

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Topics: Dow Jones, Index Funds, Investing, Retirement, Stock Market, Stocks, Wealth

An Exclusive Interview: Your Student Loans ChangEd

Posted by holbergfinancial on January 5, 2017

Student loans: $1.4 Trillion owed, the average loan balance increasing exponentially, and the weight of looming payments that are burdensome even to the intrepid at heart.

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Topics: apps, Debt, Student Loans, technology, websites

Is Your Bank Keeping Up With You?

Posted by holbergfinancial on December 28, 2016
Is your bank doing a good job keeping up with you and the modern age? Most would answer a solid: kinda.
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Topics: apps, Banking, Savings, technology, Tips and Tricks, websites

The New Way To Travel

Posted by holbergfinancial on November 7, 2016

In this guest post we'll hear from one of the many amazing travel innovators that are redefining how people see the world and gain meaningful, unique, and highly cherished experiences across the globe.

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Topics: Peru, Saving, Savings, Tips and Tricks, Travel, Vision, Goals, Dreams, Volunteering, Working Remotely

How You Are Losing Your Retirement Savings - Especially if You're a Teacher.

Posted by holbergfinancial on November 4, 2016

Recently, the New York Times published an article ominously titled: Think Your Retirement Plan Is Bad? Talk to a Teacher.

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Topics: commission, ETF, fees, Investing, Mutual Funds, Retirement, Savings, Tips and Tricks

"Reflections from HF's Summer Intern" By Vivian Liu.

Posted by holbergfinancial on August 15, 2016

Hello! Guest writer here. My name is Vivian, and I spent this summer interning at Holberg Financial. I’ll be starting my second year of college at the University of Chicago this fall. As my first internship draws to a close, I’ve spent some time in reflection.

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Topics: Credit, Credit Report, Credit Score, Education, ETFs, Financial Fun Facts, Learning, Mutual Funds, Retirement, Savings, Spending, Vision, Goals, Dreams, Wealth

Ahhh! My Net Worth Is Negative?? (and why it's ok)

Posted by holbergfinancial on August 10, 2016

When was the last time you woke up and thought, "why is my net worth negative?" Chances are: never. But if you're in your 20's or early 30's, chances are, your net worth is negative (or barely making it to zero).

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Topics: Debt, Income, Savings, Vision, Goals, Dreams, Wealth

Brexit & Biscuits - Oh No!?

Posted by holbergfinancial on June 24, 2016

Ok - yesterday happened. It's all over your newsfeed, the NYTimes, and the Skimm: The UK has officially voted to leave the European Union. "Brexit" has improbably passed and is now a reality. Everyone is freaking out and yet, you're sitting there wondering, "what does this mean for me?"

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Topics: Uncategorized

3 Tips to Having Your Cake and Eating it Too

Posted by holbergfinancial on May 4, 2016
How can you do more now to have more later? Can you really have your cake and eat it too? At Holberg Financial, we think the answer is yes. There are several things that millennials (we work almost exclusively with 22 - 35 year olds) can do and  should do now in order to have more later.
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Topics: Debt, Financial Fun Facts, Investing, IRA, Retirement, Savings, Taxes, Vision, Goals, Dreams, Wealth