Healthcare.gov Open Enrollment is Over. What if I Need Insurance NOW?
Wed, 04/16/14 | 5 Comments

One of the biggest selling points of the Affordable Care Act was that it would allow millions who previously had not had insurance to get affordable insurance through a public health insurance exchange. The biggest …

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Gender & Personal Finance: Do Men Still Dominate Personal Finance in the Home?
February 10, 2010 | 17 Comments
Gender & Personal Finance: Do Men Still Dominate Personal Finance in the Home?

I grew up in a household that had very traditional gender roles around who handled the finances.
My father worked full-time in tax auditing and my mother was a stay-at-home mom. Since my father made all …

The Top 10 Cheapest New Cars of 2010
February 7, 2010 | 32 Comments
The Top 10 Cheapest New Cars of 2010

Update: I have since published a list of the cheapest new cars of 2014.
I’m not an advocate for buying new vehicles versus used. However, there is some merit in buying an extremely cheap new car …

Avoid Putting your Bridesmaids & Groomsmen in Debt
January 31, 2010 | 17 Comments
Avoid Putting your Bridesmaids & Groomsmen in Debt

If you’re in that twenty to thirty-something age range, odds are that you have friends and family who are getting married. If you are close with any of them, there’s a good chance you will …

Thinking of Itemizing your Tax Deductions? Here’s a Teaser
January 27, 2010 | 13 Comments
Thinking of Itemizing your Tax Deductions? Here’s a Teaser

Itemizing your Taxes Made Easier
If you’re like me, you’re probably still waiting around for all your income statements to trickle in from banks, discount brokers, your employer, and anyone else whom you might have some …

The Top 5 Best Android Personal Finance Apps (& they are Free)
January 23, 2010 | 11 Comments
The Top 5 Best Android Personal Finance Apps (& they are Free)

If you’re going to shell out the cash for a smart phone and data plan, you might as well harness some helpful personal finance applications to recoup some of that money! Google’s Android platform has …

Why Graduate Degrees Are a Rip Off: Crunching the Numbers
January 21, 2010 | 74 Comments
Why Graduate Degrees Are a Rip Off: Crunching the Numbers

This one should fire you up one way or the other. I’ve been in many a heated debate about this very topic before. So let’s have some fun with it. I’m going to come out …


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