Those who Avoid Short-Term Consumption Trends will Prosper
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About a year and a half ago, I saw the writing on the wall. OPEC had been pumping out millions of barrels of oil a day at a significant loss in order to drive supply …

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The Personal Finance Marathon: 4 Tips to Help you Stay on Track
March 29, 2011 | 7 Comments
The Personal Finance Marathon: 4 Tips to Help you Stay on Track

We all have different reasons for being interested in personal finance.
– Getting out of debt.
– Buying the shiny, latest new thing.
– An education, a home, retirement.
– Protection against any possible hardship.
– The freedom to do …

Pay Off Debt or Invest?
March 28, 2011 | 35 Comments
Pay Off Debt or Invest?

A few weeks back I told the story about how zero out of thirty of my peers are investing outside of a 401k. In that post, I ran a poll of the top reasons why …

Help! My Significant Other & I Don’t Share the Same Financial Goals
March 23, 2011 | 18 Comments
Help! My Significant Other & I Don’t Share the Same Financial Goals

I strongly believe that one major key to a happy marriage or long-term relationship is to be on the same page financially.
Why?
Financial goals usually run deeper than black or red ink. They tend to spill …

Where to Find the Cheapest International Call Rates
March 22, 2011 | 12 Comments
Where to Find the Cheapest International Call Rates

If you ever been assigned to work internationally or have a loved one who is or maybe you have family in another country, you know how expensive international calling rates can be. And you don’t …

Our Cheap Wedding: 7 Steps for an Awesome $2,500 Wedding
March 21, 2011 | 141 Comments
Our Cheap Wedding: 7 Steps for an Awesome $2,500 Wedding

Having a Cheap Wedding is Part Art, Part Discipline, & Work
I can’t believe I have not written about my super cheap wedding until now. Shameful!
A few years ago, my wife and I got married. At …

The Cost of Manual Transmission vs. Automatic Transmission: Is it Worth it?
March 16, 2011 | 131 Comments
The Cost of Manual Transmission vs. Automatic Transmission: Is it Worth it?

Once upon a time, manual transmission vehicles were much more fuel efficient than their automatic transmission brethren. Buying a manual over an automatic often lead to significant cost savings, and there were enough of them …


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