Save Money With LEDs!

Jun 22, 2016 by

Here’s a sales pitch on converting your home to LED lighting. And no I’m not getting into the LED business. 🙂

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Diamonds and Dogs #27

Jun 13, 2016 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help you make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that can put the bite on you (the Dog).

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Cheap Summer Fun

Jun 6, 2016 by

A fun-filled and memorable summer doesn’t have to cost a lot! Check these ideas for having a blast on a budget.

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Facebook Your Net Worth

May 31, 2016 by

Many readers have been inspired by my last post to make public on Facebook their net worth statements. But they’re unsure how to create a net worth statement. Here’s how!

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Beating the Joneses

May 23, 2016 by

Post on Facebook your net worth statement if you really want to save more.

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$400

May 16, 2016 by

Nearly half of respondents to a 2014 U.S. Federal Reserve survey said they’d have to borrow, sell something, or otherwise scramble to cover a $400 emergency expense.

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Tax Free IRA Distribution

May 10, 2016 by

Here’s how to stiff Uncle Sam on the tax on required minimum distributions from your traditional IRA. No offshore tax haven needed. 🙂

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New Financial Advisor Regs

May 6, 2016 by

I bet the financial industry fought tooth & nail this new regulation requiring financial advisors to “act in the client’s best interest.”

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Crooks Beating Chipped Cards

May 3, 2016 by

Credit and debit cards with embedded chip EMV technology should reduce fraud. But, predictably, already work arounds like complete account takeover are exploding. Can you beat the ingenious and determined bad guys?

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SEP or Roth IRA?

Apr 26, 2016 by

Are you self-employed (a freelancer)? Then you may be able to build a retirement fund far faster contributing to a SEP IRA instead of to a Roth IRA.

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