Personal Finance Decision Guide – 1st Edition

April 29, 2007

Simplifying Your Personal Finance Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Personal Finance Decision Guide! Read more about the goals and strategy behind the decision guide here. Then check out the articles listed below to help you focus on simplifying your personal finances by making one decision at a time. If you’ve written about a […]

What Do These Ladies Obsess About?

April 29, 2007

I failed to pass the torch in my recent post covering the things I obsess about so I’m rectifying that now. I read Amanda’s post on the gender salary gap and thought I’d help spread the awareness of the continued inequality by choosing several different sites run by women. So I’d like to know. What […]

Personal Finance Week in Review – Bachelor Party Edition

April 28, 2007

T-R-O-U-B-L-E, that’s how you spell bachelor party! Actually a friend’s bachelor party this weekend should be pretty tame. Just a bunch of guys that haven’t seen each other in a while getting together to catch up and celebrate. I’m sure no one will get arrested since George won’t be at this party 🙂 . While […]

Personal Finance Ultimate Fighting Championship

April 27, 2007

Are you imagining two guys in a cage fighting for the championship? Where does personal finance fit into this picture? Well the cage is actually this website, the two guys are you readers, and the prize is honor & glory. The Concept Inspired by a mixture of Devil’s Advocate and Guest Writer Days I’ve decided […]

5 Simple Ways You Can Create Competition that will Benefit Consumers

April 27, 2007

Low price competitors lost me over $100 this week! eBay was running a 24 – hour auction promotion for sellers and as I priced and listed items for sale late into the evening, I was reminded of why competition is great for consumers. Low Price Strategy My competitive strategy on eBay is pretty simple, sell […]

What is the Most Effective Way to Donate Money?

April 26, 2007

Do you ever wonder how much of the money you donate actually goes to the people that need it? Overhead Costs Companies that solicit contributions on behalf of charities get some type of payment for their services. A co-worker once told me that some of these organizations get a percentage of all the money they […]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Emergency Funds

April 26, 2007

An emergency fund is a personal thing; each person approaches the topic in a way that best suits their situation. Several personal finance bloggers teamed up to answer the following reader question, each with their own point of view: Is there such thing as saving too much money in an emergency fund? What’s the best […]

Are Business Tax Deductions Worth the Risk of Being Audited?

April 25, 2007

Trent at The Simple Dollar is looking for feedback on any article of his that you had a reaction to. In return for feedback, he’s giving away 5 free personal finance books, check out the rules for entering; this is my submission to his call for feedback. Trent recently wrote about his side businesses of […]

Emergency Fund Investment Options

April 25, 2007

Yesterday we heard from Golbguru and Silicon Valley Blogger about different factors that determine how much is enough money to keep in your emergency fund. Today Sun looks at a combination of three different options that we have for keeping our emergency fund liquid but also earning a return on our money while it sits […]

Obsessing about Money, Cancer, Personal Development, & Family

April 24, 2007

Jeremy over at Generation X Finance shared his deep dark secrets and let the world know he’s obsessed with golf, his yard, cooking, and visitors to Generation X Finance. Now he wants to know what occupies my mind so here goes: 1) Personal Finance I was raised to be a good steward with money and […]

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