Earning More Does Not Cure All
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If you’ve spent any amount of time reading personal finance advice, you’ve surely come across gurus or opinionated individuals with an unwavering faith in the power of income to cure all financial ills.
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What would you do with your Life if Money were not an Issue?
January 25, 2011 | 34 Comments
What would you do with your Life if Money were not an Issue?

I have a question for you.
It’s a question that, at its root, is the single biggest driving force behind wanting to improve our personal finances – whether we know it or not.
We work so that …

The Most Fuel Efficient Cars of 2011
January 17, 2011 | 46 Comments
The Most Fuel Efficient Cars of 2011

Update: I have since published a list an updated list of the most fuel efficient cars.
Economic Recovery Re-Emphasizes Importance of Fuel Efficiency
One downside to economic recovery (which nobody would complain about right now) is higher …

The Top 15 Cheapest New Cars of 2011
January 11, 2011 | 65 Comments
The Top 15 Cheapest New Cars of 2011

Update: I’ve also put together a list of this year’s cheapest new cars, in addition to 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. What follows is for the 2011 model year.
Thinking of buying a new car? If you’re frugal, …

Energy Tax Credits Extended but Reduced in 2011
January 10, 2011 | 10 Comments
Energy Tax Credits Extended but Reduced in 2011

Update: the latest energy tax credit details have now been released.
Energy Tax Credit Changes in 2011
There is a home Energy Tax Credit this year, it’s just not half what it used to be. Literally. The …

2011 Tax Rate Bracket Changes Announced by IRS
January 5, 2011 | 9 Comments
2011 Tax Rate Bracket Changes Announced by IRS

Update: The 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 tax brackets and standard deductions have since been announced.
2011 Tax Rate Changes
I’ve been discussing the Obama tax cut deal a lot recently, since there were so many …

The Hidden 401K Fees that Might Steal Years from your Retirement
January 4, 2011 | 7 Comments
The Hidden 401K Fees that Might Steal Years from your Retirement

401K Fee Secrets
Did you know that your employer-sponsored 401K plan is able to charge you fees beyond the management fees of the funds that you invest in? It’s the dirty little secret of 401K plans. …


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