Why Roth Retirement Accounts are Very Overrated & Over-hyped
Mon, 03/2/15 | 50 Comments

Me: Forgive me father, for I have sinned.
Father Finance: You are in a safe place to share your sins, my son. What would you like to confess?
Me: I think Roth retirement accounts are very overrated …

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2012 Tax Deadline
January 16, 2012 | No Comment
2012 Tax Deadline

Update: this post is a bit out of date, so here are details on this year’s tax deadline.
Take note that the 2012 tax deadline (for your 2011 taxes) will be Tuesday, April 17, 2012.
Why isn’t …

The Most Fuel Efficient Cars of 2012
January 11, 2012 | 10 Comments
The Most Fuel Efficient Cars of 2012

Update: I have since published a list of the 2013, 2014, and 2015 most fuel efficient cars.
The Top Fuel Efficient Cars of 2012
Even in tough economic times, the price of fuel has hovered above $3 …

2012 Energy Tax Credits Reduced
January 10, 2012 | 18 Comments
2012 Energy Tax Credits Reduced

Update: the 2014 energy tax credits can be found here.
2012 Energy Tax Credit Updates
If you were planning a modest home improvement update that would save you future energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint in …

Credit Karma has Started Offering Free Credit Monitoring
January 9, 2012 | 6 Comments
Credit Karma has Started Offering Free Credit Monitoring

As a Credit Karma user, I recently received an email announcing that they have begun offering daily free credit monitoring in addition to free credit scores!
What is Credit Monitoring?
Credit monitoring is a service that automatically …

2012 Tax Brackets & Standard Deductions Changes
January 4, 2012 | 6 Comments
2012 Tax Brackets & Standard Deductions Changes

Update: the 2014 and 2015 tax brackets have since been announced. What follows is for the 2012 calendar year.
As you’re likely starting to put things together for your 2011 tax return, it’s never too early …

The Top 15 Cheapest New Cars of 2012
January 3, 2012 | 24 Comments
The Top 15 Cheapest New Cars of 2012

Update: I’ve also put together a list of this year’s cheapest new cars, in addition to 2014 and 2013. What follows is for the 2012 model year.
Looking for a cheap new car? It’s important to …


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