Jason Brown Leaves NFL Millions & then the Story Takes a REALLY Odd Turn
Tue, 11/25/14 | 8 Comments

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, and while you contemplate leaving your friends and family for the consumer madness of Black Friday, I wanted to share a good story that is in the spirit …

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Reader Dilemma: I Cant Get Approved for a Credit Card! How do I Build Credit?
January 14, 2010 | 37 Comments
Reader Dilemma: I Cant Get Approved for a Credit Card! How do I Build Credit?

How Do you Get Approved for Credit Without a Long Credit History?
This question comes from a reader who has been unable to get a credit card approved, despite seemingly doing everything by the textbook. I …

The Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office: Stop Wasting Money!
January 10, 2010 | 9 Comments
The Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office: Stop Wasting Money!

Is there a Free Microsoft Office Alternative?
This may be old news for some, but apparently not everyone has made the switch from Microsoft Office, as you will soon find out.
A few years ago, when I …

Reader Question: Bank of America Closing my Account After I Opted out of a Rate Increase
January 3, 2010 | 15 Comments
Reader Question: Bank of America Closing my Account After I Opted out of a Rate Increase

Credit Card Companies Scrambling to Raise Rates Before the Credit Card Reform Act Kicks in
With the Credit Card Act kicking in this year, card companies have been reportedly looking for excuses to increase interest rates, …

2010 Financial Resolution Guide: 10 Choices – A La Carte Style
December 29, 2009 | 9 Comments
2010 Financial Resolution Guide: 10 Choices – A La Carte Style

Looking for Financial Resolutions that you can Actually Stick to this Year?
If anyone knows how hard it is to stick to resolutions, it’s me. If I had a dollar for every time that I vowed …

2010 IRS Maximum Allowed Roth & Traditional IRA Contribution Limits
December 28, 2009 | 4 Comments
2010 IRS Maximum Allowed Roth & Traditional IRA Contribution Limits

Update: the 2014 maximum IRA contributions have since been released if you are looking for current information. You can also find the the 2011, 2012, and 2013 maximums at those links.
The Deadlines for your 2009 …

The 12 Best Songs About Money. EVER.
December 24, 2009 | 17 Comments
The 12 Best Songs About Money. EVER.

The Best Songs About Money
When I awoke this morning, like a flash of lightening, I thought, “how about writing a post that combines two of everyone’s favorite things – money, and music.” <pats self on …


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