I love working during the summer. Even the most hectic work and/or school day can still be halfway pleasant during sunny weather. Daylight stretches long into the evening hours and you can find yourself stepping out of your workplace and right into an after work cocktail party.
New people are buzzing around town. Perhaps, they are working on summer projects for their respective employers, working internships, and/or attending classes. Summer is also a great time for plotting the next career step or life transition.
How will you be spending your summer hours? Will your summer be all about work or will you manage to sneak in a few weeks of leisurely travel?
I am planning on working, spending time with friends and family, and working on our farm.
2015 is the year for you to develop working knowledge of both personal finance and a basic understanding of how the stock market works. Below are some financial podcasts which help you garner a basic understanding of how the financial world works.
Hosted by Chris Hill, this daily podcast is generally no more than 20 minutes and features interviews with stock analysts. There is also a more comprehensive weekly program entitled:Motley Fool Money.
3. Slate Money By Slate Magazine
Hosted by Felix Salmon, this weekly show features exciting guest panelists, global topics, and timely segments. Sometimes, the discussions get a wee bit esoterical but, overall it is a good resource for anyone looking to better understand the basics of the financial world.