New LED Bulbs Have Reached “Foolish Not to Upgrade” Prices
Mon, 04/27/15 | 11 Comments

A belated Earth Day post for you… you didn’t think I’d miss it, did you?
Back in October, I purchased my first A19 LED bulb and wrote that an LED vs. CFL cost analysis proved that …

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Dude, Where’s my Open Enrollment?
October 27, 2013 | 14 Comments
Dude, Where’s my Open Enrollment?

Ahhh… open enrollment.
A joyous time of year, when the leaves start turning colors and falling, there’s a crisp cool in the air, and you get to review 401K match, health insurance, HSA, FSA and other …

Is Organic Food a “Luxury”?
October 23, 2013 | 18 Comments
Is Organic Food a “Luxury”?

An interesting discussion ensued last week on my cheap vs. quality vs. luxury post on organic food and whether or not it is a “luxury”.
In the post, I had given an example of a cheap …

Why Personal Finance is so Taboo (& how we can Change that)
October 21, 2013 | 13 Comments
Why Personal Finance is so Taboo (& how we can Change that)

When you stop to think about it – there are very few things in this country that are more taboo to talk about than personal finance.
We rarely talk about our income (especially at our places …

Cheap Vs. Quality & Quality Vs. Luxury
October 16, 2013 | 13 Comments
Cheap Vs. Quality & Quality Vs. Luxury

If you want to be smart about personal finance you have to understand the difference between cheap, quality, and luxury in order to make wise purchasing decisions.
On the surface, this seems easy. But it takes …

How Much Should I Save?
October 14, 2013 | 25 Comments
How Much Should I Save?

I get asked “how much money should I save?” quite often.
It’s one of those questions that people want a black and white answer to.
And it’s hard not to blame them. Personal finance is hard. We …

Are Moving Expenses Tax Deductible?
October 8, 2013 | 3 Comments
Are Moving Expenses Tax Deductible?

Reader, Kayla, writes in:
“I’m getting my first job and moving to a new location. Can I get any tax deductions for moving expenses?”
Congrats on landing your first job, Kayla – and great question.
Deducting moving …


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