Monthly Archives: October 2008

Obama – Show me the Money

Obama – Show me the Money

Every single day I have a friend, family member or co-worker talking to me about politics/economics.  While, I don’t see myself as above intelligent, I think am able to formulate and communicate an argument (maybe that does make me smarter lol JOKING!).  Well today, I had a very close friend arguing with me above government

Carnival of Personal Finance – Financial Armageddon Edition

My post titled, “Nursing Home Expenses are Deductible” was chosen for this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance, Financial Armageddon Edition, found at Master Your Card.  Here are some choice articles: Destroy Debt explains the Difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.  Great introduction for those that want tax info made simple. Financial Wellness Program

To Know Thyself is the Only Way to Overcome You!

To Know Thyself is the Only Way to Overcome You!

I believe that the only way to better one’s self is to be true to thyself.  No matter what the subject, if you are self aware you can compensate short comings or emphasize strengths.  If we are talking sports, if you are aware of your weaknesses you can work on it/them (or avoid that position/sport),

Avoid these 5 Financial Mistakes Regardless of intelligence

Avoid these 5 Financial Mistakes Regardless of intelligence

Linda  Formichelli from CNBC wrote an article, “Five Money Mistakes Even Smart People Make” which highlights 5 items that she thinks “even smart people” make mistakes.  I don’t really get the title (other than to get readers – it worked for me), I don’t think intelligence (a term hard to define) correlates with personal finance. Think about how

Carnival of Personal Finance #175

My article, “Stay Away from Seller Financing” was chosen to be featured in Carnival of Personal Finance #175 hosted by J. Money from Budgets are Sexy.  He threw me in the Finance section…but check out the whole carnival here. Here are some of my favs: Dan from Everyday Financing talks about his car buying HERE