Posts for "Personal Finance"


The Basics of Car Insurance and Why All Cars Are NOT Created Equal

From Spilling Buckets
January 29, 2013 at 7:01 pm
When it comes to car insurance, the amount you pay is obviously different from what your neighbour pays. That’s simple enough to understand, considering the fact that you’re ... (more)

9 Things Every New Graduate Must Buy

From Steadfast Finances
January 27, 2013 at 7:00 am
As you transition from the college campus to the working world, it is inevitable that you would need to spend some money on necessary items. Rather than think of what it is costing ... (more)

5 Things a Recent College Graduate Should not Buy

From Steadfast Finances
January 20, 2013 at 7:00 am
You just got your diploma and have joined the working masses. For some new graduates, entering the working world is the signal that you should go on a spending spree. After all, ... (more)

Face up to debt and feel better

From Spilling Buckets
January 17, 2013 at 9:11 am
Having debts that you try to ignore is not a healthy way to live your life. By ignoring your debts, they’re never going to magically disappear, and the problems that they can ... (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)

Owing taxes vs. receiving a refund: Which is better?

From Everything Finance
January 10, 2013 at 8:08 pm
Owing taxes vs. receiving a refund: Which is better? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!It’s probably been ... (more)

Stop Lying to Yourself About What You Spend

From My Journey to Millions
January 10, 2013 at 10:14 am
I don’t care if you decide to lie to me about your personal finances but I am shocked how many people lie to themselves about the very basics that make up their personal finance ... (more)

When To Foot the Food Bill

From freemoneywisdom.com
January 9, 2013 at 2:00 pm
I wholeheartedly believe in generosity, but there are definitely times where I notice that some of my most generous friends, and even myself, have been taken advantage of by others ... (more)

5 Investment Tips for Recent College Graduates

From Steadfast Finances
January 7, 2013 at 7:00 am
People think that life after receiving that diploma is just one big party. It is a time to celebrate your independence, reaching the legal drinking age and having money of your ... (more)

It’s A New Year For Your Wallet, Too

From My Journey to Millions
January 5, 2013 at 2:51 pm
If you’re tired of living paycheck-to-paycheck and need a financial makeover, the New Year is the best time to start anew. Bad financial habits can carry from year-to-year. And ... (more)

Heads Up: Keep an Eye on Those Student Loans

From Everything Finance
January 5, 2013 at 2:52 am
Heads Up: Keep an Eye on Those Student Loans is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Today was a real doozie for me. I ... (more)

The Consumer Recovery: Record Low Debt Payments

From Weakonomics
January 4, 2013 at 10:33 am
Great news out of the Federal Reserve last week. Our debt service payments as a percentage of disposable personal income are at lows not seen since the 1980s. If you aren’t ... (more)

Shariah Law: Not Good For Stocks In 2012

From WEAKONOMICS
January 2, 2013 at 10:47 am
What can you say about the stock market in 2012? It was a great year. If you sat on the sidelines thinking that 2012 would be a down year then you definitely missed out. 2011 ... (more)

Stocking the Bomb Shelter: Is Buying in Bulk Actually Worth It?

From Steadfast Finances
December 31, 2012 at 7:00 am
If you like reality TV then you’ve probably seen commercials for the specialty shows like “Doomsday Preppers” and “Extreme Couponing.” While these shows may seem a little ... (more)

Obama Hates Old People: A Look At Chained CPI

From WEAKONOMICS
December 28, 2012 at 11:20 am
Last week, before Washington gave up on solving the Fiscal Cliff before Christmas, Obama made an offer to Republicans that included a small reform to Social Security. The system ... (more)

My Financial Resolutions for 2013

From Everything Finance
December 25, 2012 at 9:20 pm
My Financial Resolutions for 2013 is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!I’m not a big believer in the whole Mayan ... (more)

15 Ways To Upcycle and Save Money

From freemoneywisdom.com
December 24, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Upcycling is a trend that’s been popular over the last few years as our population has grown more and more concerned about protecting the beautiful world around is. The great ... (more)

‘Til Debt Do You Part: Should a Hidden Financial Past Stop the Wedding? Part Two

From Steadfast Finances
December 24, 2012 at 7:00 am
In the first part of this article series we discussed, or rather I expounded, on the problem of marrying someone who is irresponsible with money—should you or shouldn’t you ... (more)

How To Thank Someone When They Give You Money

From freemoneywisdom.com
December 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Throughout our lives, we might receive money for various things. This could include college graduation, a donation to your favorite charity in your name, a wedding gift, Christmas ... (more)

Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Hurts Your Wallet

From Steadfast Finances
December 20, 2012 at 5:52 pm
It’s finally happened. We are now in the last week leading up to Christmas and for many shoppers (mostly men), it’s time to finally hit the stores and end the procrastination. ... (more)

Priced In Labor: The 1958 Sears Catalog

From Weakonomics
December 20, 2012 at 11:30 am
The American Enterprise Institute has a fun little blog post you should check out that talks about the difference in shopping experiences from 1958 and today. A select few items ... (more)

Best Gift Ideas Under $100

From Everything Finance
December 19, 2012 at 8:50 pm
Best Gift Ideas Under $100 is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!If you decided that cheap gift ideas and gifts under ... (more)

Recovering from a Financial Holiday Hangover

From Everything Finance
December 19, 2012 at 4:07 am
Recovering from a Financial Holiday Hangover is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Okay, I’ll fess up first. I’m ... (more)

Situations When A Retiree Should Own Life Insurance

From My Journey to Millions
December 18, 2012 at 10:10 am
Most personal finance bloggers or gurus would say that Retirees or near retirees no longer need insurance, however, like most personal finance advice when you start applying real ... (more)

‘Til Debt Do You Part: Should a Hidden Financial Past Stop the Wedding? Part One

From Steadfast Finances
December 17, 2012 at 7:00 am
Congratulations! You are endeavoring to step forward onto the path of lifelong love, commitment, and togetherness with someone you cannot live without. You’ve made the wedding ... (more)