Are Loan Co-Signers Saps?

Jul 12, 2016 by

When your young adult kid or brother asks for help getting credit, it’s hard to say “no.” What’s the worst that can happen when you co-sign a loan?

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Money Start-Up Guide

Jul 5, 2016 by

Your education is complete, and you’re just starting in the working world. Here are the essentials for launching your personal finance “career.”

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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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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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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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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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Please Ignore!

Apr 19, 2016 by

What’s the worst sort of advice? “Standard” advice. Here are 3 pieces of standard financial advice best ignored.

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Enjoy the Weekend!

Apr 13, 2016 by

Are you beginning to panic about meeting Monday’s tax filing deadline? Relax! To get a filing extension from the IRS, all you have to do is ask.

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Tax Refund Time!

Apr 6, 2016 by

You paid the government too much in 2015, and now a fat tax refund is coming your way. Here’s how to get the most bang for your refund buck.

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