Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Wife Knows!

I am not sure if she’ll read the blog on a daily basis, make comments or simply ignore it, but whatever her choice/participation is – it is appreciated and more than welcomed.  Maybe I’ll let her do a guest post

Debt Update 8/27/2008

In conjunction with providing great and useful information, I created this blog is to keep me accountable for my debts.  As of this update I am focusing on my wife and I’s Credit Cards (as indicated by my status bar to the left). This is an update as to our progress: 7/27/2008 8/27/2008 CitiCard #1 141.99Continue Reading

Education Loan Interest is Not Always Tax Deductible

Education Loan Interest is Not Always Tax Deductible

It seems to be a common statement among parents, planners, financial aid people, some bloggers, etc. that Don’t worry about education loans, they are tax deductible… Like most tax advice given…it is a half truth. Student Loans Are not Always Tax Deductible Yes, your interest is tax deductible if you don’t pass certain threshold incomeContinue Reading

My First Carnival!

Check out the Carnival of Personal Finance #167 – “Highlights from the Beijing 2008 Olympics” hosted by Broke Grad Student!  My first carnival post how exciting!

Top 5 Finance Sites

Top 5 Finance Sites

I spend an healthy amount of time on the Internet, so I figured I would share my favorite 5 free finance related sites.  The reason I limited the list to free is not due to alliteration, but rather I am part of the generation that assumes everything on the Internet should be free, including great information.  I decidedContinue Reading

Come on! Olympic Walking?

Come on! Olympic Walking?

When did walking become an Olympic sport?  I understand it is power walking, but come on! Why do they have to look like their waddling?  Just some thoughts. Yeah that is what is on CNBC at 12:45am.