Holberg Financial Blog

"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

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

Dear Women: Life is like (women's) soccer.

Posted by holbergfinancial on April 6, 2016

Controversy.

That's the position of United States Soccer in the past week

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Topics: Equality, Financial Fun Facts, Income, Social Justice, Vision, Goals, Dreams, Wages, Wealth

The Worst Thing You Can Do Is Nothing

Posted by holbergfinancial on March 23, 2016

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing."

- Teddy Roosevelt

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Topics: Financial Fun Facts, Vision, Goals, Dreams

Invisible Discounts - They're Everywhere!

Posted by holbergfinancial on March 17, 2016

What exactly are "invisible discounts?" They're everywhere! #walkingdead?

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Topics: Discounts, Financial Fun Facts, Savings, Spending, Tips and Tricks

Empty Gyms: What Memberships Make Sense?

Posted by holbergfinancial on February 15, 2016

Netflix,

Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime,

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Topics: budgeting, Financial Fun Facts, Spending, technology

Beer: A Case For Drinking

Posted by holbergfinancial on January 25, 2016

If you're like me, you like beer.

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Topics: Financial Fun Facts, Spending

Chicken Little & The Stock Market

Posted by holbergfinancial on January 17, 2016

My, oh my, the sky is falling! 

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Topics: Bonds, DIJA, Dow, Dow Jones, Financial Fun Facts, Investing, Stock Market, Stocks

Cheap(est) Financial Info: Buy Books

Posted by holbergfinancial on January 11, 2016

There is a lot of reluctance among millennials to actually pay for financial planning. Yet, we still want the knowledge and the information that is going to make us successful. Now, admittedly, we know you aren't going to go out, read 5 to 15 personal finance books, and call it good - but reading something is almost always arguably better than reading nothing. Do we believe that everyone can learn how to manage their money themselves? Emphatically: Yes.

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Topics: Books, Financial Fun Facts, financial tools, Learning

Sharing Economy 101 - Get More In 2016 (Part 6 of the 12 Days of Christmas Series)

Posted by holbergfinancial on January 5, 2016

Why not get creative this New Year?

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Topics: Financial Fun Facts, Income, Savings, sharing economy, Wealth

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