Saving Money and Investing When You are Young

There are countless articles talking about saving and investing on the internet.  Rather than talking about how to make a lot of money, most articles focus on saving and investing.  Thomas Stanley, the author of The Millionaire Next Door, referred to this dynamic as playing offense or defense.  In this context, playing defense is saving money and investing when you are young.  The more you can sock away, the greater amount of money you will have.  When you look around the internet, some interesting examples pop up. (more…)