Posts for "Money"


How to Use Net Worth to Measure Your Financial Progress

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
May 1, 2013 at 3:12 pm
As humans, we often like to measure our progress and assure ourselves that we are improving. This is true in the realm of finances, as well as in other areas. If ... (more)

If you don’t ask for a discount, you won’t get it

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
April 29, 2013 at 1:00 am
Big thanks to FruGal for letting me guest post: How minimalism improved my finances. Thanks for the opportunity and congratulations on the redesign! —————————————————————- Went ... (more)

Fees, fees, fees!

From GREEN I$ THE NEW BLACK
April 27, 2013 at 9:42 am
Phew, becoming a RN is expensive! The past five months have been a continual effort by me to stay on track with my credit card bill. Pretty much my entire paycheck pays off all ... (more)

Is Your Home Really an Asset?

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
April 24, 2013 at 2:40 pm
More than five years ago, as my husband and I shopped for a home, the real estate agent told us over and over again that our home would be a huge asset, and that ... (more)

Do You NEED Price Anchors to Help You Make Money Decisions?

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
April 17, 2013 at 3:12 pm
One of the more interesting things I read recently was a story from The New York Times web site. The post, titled, “Sometimes, We Want Prices to Fool Us,” ... (more)

Would you marry for money?

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
April 15, 2013 at 1:00 am
As many women say: love doesn’t pay the bills or put food on the table. Love is manufactured and marriage is a business, so why not get the ‘most’ ... (more)

3 Tips For Calling Your Credit Card Company

From Everything Finance
April 11, 2013 at 11:31 pm
3 Tips For Calling Your Credit Card Company is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!I know that not everyone likes talking ... (more)

Why I *Gasp* Pay for a Gym Membership

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
April 10, 2013 at 3:16 pm
A few years ago, I had a gym membership. I went faithfully three to four times a week. Things got a little crazy, we thought we might move, the basement flooded. ... (more)

The Philosophy behind Budgeting: Do you do it because you have to, or because you want to?

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
April 10, 2013 at 1:00 am
I was thinking the other day about attitudes of people towards budgeting. There are those who hate it (the old me before I realized how COOL it is), and there ... (more)

5 Ways to Save for a House Down Payment

From Everything Finance
April 8, 2013 at 1:32 am
5 Ways to Save for a House Down Payment is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!After years of waiting, we’re getting ... (more)

Make choices about your lifestyle

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
April 8, 2013 at 1:00 am
The difference between having the money to travel or not, could very well be the cost of what you consider basics, but others consider to be luxuries. Someone ... (more)

5 Easy (& Inexpensive) Ways To Get Cultured

From Everything Finance
April 4, 2013 at 9:18 pm
5 Easy (& Inexpensive) Ways To Get Cultured is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!If you want to become a more cultured ... (more)

I loved this so much last year that I’m participating again. Won’t you join me?

From The Boldness + Magic Fete
February 15, 2013 at 10:30 am
Are you a right-brain entrepreneur, heart-centered professional, or world changer ready to create a sustainable and profitable business? Do you have big visions but struggle with ... (more)

5 Ways to Manage Marriage and Money

From Steadfast Finances
January 13, 2013 at 7:00 am
Marriage is a serious phase in anyone’s life. Not only will you be sharing your life with another person, but you will also be financially responsible for each other. Money can ... (more)

Success!

From GREEN I$ THE NEW BLACK
January 11, 2013 at 11:41 am
I've been stressing about getting my tuition paid for by work for a few weeks now. Yesterday I had a super short meeting with the head of nursing education and she was quick to ... (more)

3 House Myths I used to believe

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
January 9, 2013 at 2:00 am
Before I started talking about money, as a pseudo-moneythropologist, I always thought these 3 sentences were solid gold, true. Now? Not so much. Myth #1: “Buying ... (more)

Do You Have Spending Priorities?

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
January 3, 2013 at 6:35 am
Every month, your paycheck is divvied up, and you spend the money on various expenses. From paying for housing to buying a new book, your money is claimed. And, ... (more)

The Idiot: When should you go for the job with the lower salary?

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
January 2, 2013 at 2:00 am
The answer? When its other benefits are worth it to you. It’s an idiot story coming up. If you hate reading about me railing on other people, I suggest you ... (more)

How to plug money leaks when you’re surrounded by idiots

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
December 26, 2012 at 9:00 am
Since arriving at my childhood home for the holidays, I’m constantly reminded of two traits I dislike about my family: 1) They’re really loud and, ... (more)

Judging intellectual and non-intellectual expenses

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
December 24, 2012 at 2:00 am
There are always expenses that are deemed more intellectual and better than others, examples: Intellectual: Books Travel Higher Education (MBA) Not-Intellectual: Clothing Cars Electronics What’s ... (more)

Big Payoff, Tiny Effort

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
December 19, 2012 at 9:00 am
As much as I like to discover groundbreaking ways to save an extra twenty bucks here and there, during the final seconds of a purchase decision, I forget nine-tenths ... (more)

Why marry for money when you can be the one making the money?

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
December 17, 2012 at 2:00 am
The age old question is: as a woman, would you marry for money? Most people feel that saying money is important in a relationship is tatamount to admitting you’re ... (more)

5 Common Sayings Loved By Penniless People

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
December 12, 2012 at 9:00 am
Voluntarily broke people keep an arsenal of clever excuses handy to justify dumb financial moves. Instead of practicing self-denial and amassing wealth, they rationalize ... (more)

How to Live on $250K a Year

From Fabulously Broke ....in the City
December 5, 2012 at 9:00 am
With the Bush tax cuts nearing expiration and President Obama threatening to veto any bill that extends lower tax rates for the wealthiest among us, folks on both ... (more)

Out of the Red, Back to Black

From Life After College by Jenny Blake
December 3, 2012 at 8:05 am
From the moment I first met her at Alexia Vernon’s Moxie Camp conference, I had an insta-crush on Jacquette Timmons. This woman is a radiant, positive powerhouse for good, ... (more)