Ready to Pay Off Debt?

May 21, 2015 by

If you’ve finally had enough of feeling as if you work part-time for your credit card companies just so you can make your minimum payments, then you are in luck. The Debt Fairy’s magic wand won’t save you, but you can save yourself. I’ll help.

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How’s Your Financial Well-Bein...

May 18, 2015 by

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has figured out what makes up personal financial well-being. How do you rate?

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2014 Clothing: $103.05

Jan 8, 2015 by

Can a guy spend too little on clothing?

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Spend Now or Spend Later

Jun 3, 2014 by

What’s your mentality: Spend now and save later? Save now and spend later? Something in between?

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Best Way to Prepay a Mortgage?

May 6, 2014 by

Here’s why I suggest considering making payments on your 30-year mortgage as if it were a 15-year mortgage.

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How Much House Is Affordable?

Apr 18, 2014 by

Guest post today from real estate titan Zillow: Before you jump on that house you’ve fallen in love with, how do you judge whether you can afford it?

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Tax Refund: Spend, Save or Blo...

Apr 16, 2014 by

In the personal finance blogging world, the annual parade of advice on what you should do with your tax refund is well underway. If...

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Summit Meeting 2014 Preparatio...

Jan 6, 2014 by

Ms. Money Counselor is pushing impatiently for me to finish (or even start) my preparation for this year’s edition of our annual Summit Meeting!

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Living Simply and Happily

Nov 25, 2013 by

Looking at correspondence with my Dad during my college years made me nostalgic about a simpler—and far less costly—life.

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Considering Bankruptcy?

Jul 2, 2013 by

You may know that filing bankruptcy will crush your credit for about a decade. But if you’re considering bankruptcy, do you know that the timing of filing can make or break your plan for a fresh financial start?

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