Man vs Debt – Who Will Win?

January 16, 2010

Man vs Debt is a site that I enjoy, partly because the author, Adam Baker, is doing something that I was too scared to do. I’ll explain. After graduating from college, my wife and I discussed moving to Australia for a year or two for one last “adventure” before settling into our jobs. The plan […]

Best Tax Software for 2009 Returns

January 15, 2010

The best tax software is a debate that happens each year as millions of people prepare their income tax return.  If you’ve been messing with paper tax forms and manually filing your taxes you’ve probably wondered at least once, whether tax preparation software might make your job easier.  Here’s a look at some of the […]

Lost Credit Card Q&A

January 14, 2010

I lost my credit card a week ago and have been waiting to report a lost card in the hopes that it would turn up. I’ve been logging on every day to check for purchases on my lost card, our American Express Blue Cash, and hadn’t seen any activity since the day it went missing. Luckily, […]

Crawling Towards Success Baby!

January 13, 2010

You have to crawl before you can walk!  How many times have you heard that phrase when learning something new? The problem is that many times we’re too impatient to spend the time crawling in order to walk.  We tend to overcomplicate things by focusing on how much we want what we’re trying to crawl […]

Big Giveway, Lots of Prizes at Money Crashers

January 12, 2010

Every now and then you’ll see a contest with cool prizes announced online but the biggest one I’ve seen so far is in now in progress over at Money Crashers.  Here are some of the things up for grabs in their New Years bash giveaway: Cash from a variety of different personal finance sites $25 – […]

Emergency Funds for the Financial Flu

January 11, 2010

An emergency fund won’t prevent unpleasant things but it can make them much easier to live through.  Warning, if you have a squeamish stomach this article isn’t for you. Planning for Puke For example, think back to the last time you had the stomach flu and when it first raised it’s ugly head.  If you were […]

Get a New Job or Get a Promotion?

January 9, 2010

If you’re trying to move up the career ladder, is it best to quit your job and get a new job with a new company or try and get a promotion where you work today? A reader namd Tom left the comment below on the article about getting the promotion you deserve: “I think this is a good […]

Lost Wedding Ring Blues

January 6, 2010

My wife lost her wedding ring recently and we’re pretty bummed out about it.  I can still remember sitting outside the jewelry store where we bought our rings, picking out the inscriptions. We sat on separate benches outside the store pondering what words would best epitomize our relationship and marriage.  Turns out we were pretty […]

Avoiding Tax Return Fees & Penalties

January 5, 2010

The increasing complexity of tax law each year causes creates unnecessary penalties and tax return fees for countless Americans. Having a basic understand of what the most common fees and penalties are can help raise your awareness in order to prevent them. Below is a list of the most common tax return fees and penalties […]

Debt Denial Quiz

January 4, 2010

Debt reduction is a good thing to tackle at the start of the year but sometimes we’re in denial about how much debt we actually have and how much work it will be to pay off those debts. A reader sent me the debt quiz below; you give a yes or no answer for each question.  […]

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