Top 3 Tools to Ace the Job Interview and Get Hired

June 4, 2013

One of the toughest parts of the job search process is the interview. You will sit down, face to face with someone who is evaluating you, and hope to stand out. The interview is especially intimidating because you don’t know what you are up against. You won’t see how others perform; you only have your […]

Jean Chatzky’s Small Business Secrets to Success

February 14, 2012

You probably know Jean Chatzky as a personal finance author and journalist but when I interviewed her last week I was curious to hear a little about Jean Chatzky the business owner. Over the last 20 years she’s built a successful business out of helping people figure out thier money problems.  I wanted to know […]

Afford Anything with Paula Pant

November 29, 2011

“It’s not the balance in a person’s bank account that makes them happy; it’s the ‘spread’ between their bank balance and their bills. If there’s a wide spread, people have more flexibility, more options. If there’s a narrow spread, people perceive themselves as stuck, and their happiness levels plummet.” – Paula Pant Having options and […]

Interview Series – Budgeting In The Fun Stuff

October 15, 2011

I met Crystal, the woman behind Budgeting In The Fun Stuff, a few weeks ago in Chicago. She definitely has some fun stuff up her sleeve : ) We spent an hour or two chatting with a few other personal finance bloggers and learned about some of Crystal’s adventures in money making. The most interesting […]

Interview Series – Budgets Are Sexy

October 4, 2011

J. Money is the pen name for the guy behind the site Budgets are Sexy and the focus of today’s interview series. There’s a lot about J. Money that’s totally different than me – he has a big mohawk poking out of his head, he doesn’t have a “day job”, and he’s really good about connecting […]

Interview Series – Bible Money Matters

September 22, 2011

Today’s interview about money bullies is with Peter Anderson, the guy behind the site Bible Money Matters.  Peter started the site several years ago to talk not only about personal finances but also, as you might have guessed from the name, how his faith impacts his money decisions.  Peter has actually grown Bible Money Matters into a part-time business and wrote […]

Interview Series – Laura Adams

September 15, 2011

Laura Adams has definitely earned her nickname of the “Money Girl”.  Not only is she an author (Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich) she’s also a financial coach -a Certified Personal Finance Counselor® – and she produces one of the top financial podcasts, the MoneyGirl podcast. Laura’s podcast is a weekly five minute discussion of […]

Interview Series – Kylie Ofiu

September 10, 2011

Who could say no to a big list of ways you can make extra money?  That must be why Kylie Ofiu’s original list of money making ideas on her blog was turned into a recently released book, 365 Ways to Make Money.  Like many parents of little kids Kylie was looking for ways to earn […]

Interview Series – Cash Money Life

September 1, 2011

Ryan Guina shares his experiences with money bullies in this edition of the interview series. In case you missed the explanation of the series, I’m interviewing the speakers at the upcoming Financial Bloggers Conference. As you’ll read in his answers Ryan is a former military man and now runs a site called The Military Wallet where he […]

Interview Series – Go To Retirement

August 26, 2011

If you’ve ever been to a conference before, you know it’s kind of neat to get a chance to talk to the speakers afterwards and pick their brain.  Usually the people who speak at conference are not only knowledgable but more importantly enjoy talking about their area of expertise and sharing their stories and insights. This […]