Monthly Archives: September 2010

5 Personal Finance Tips

Controlling your finances in the current financial climate can be a very hard task, however if you follow some very simple money-saving financial tips, it can be made a lot easier. Based as my time as a financial writer I have come across many personal finance tips and here are some of my favorites, which…Continue Reading

Are Your Work Hours Optimal? You May Need to Change Your Hours to Succeed

Are Your Work Hours Optimal? You May Need to Change Your Hours to Succeed

I don’t understand the hours of some businesses and the choices made by some self employed/semi-self employed people. The other day I went into my bank to deposit money and see my buddy’s brother who is “my banker.”  I went during when I was taking lunch, because that was convenient for me.  When I figured…Continue Reading

Enter to Win a Free Laptop

A Fellow Personal Finance Blogger, Couple Money is giving away a laptop for her First Year Anniversary! I need a new laptop so I’d be pumped to win this, and you should be too. Check it out! Enter to Win a Laptop at Couple MoneyContinue Reading

Three Ways to Increase your Credit Score Without Using a Credit Card

Your credit score is very important whether you are going to be financing a car, leasing a car, buying  a home, applying for insurance or even applying for certain jobs.  In today’s society your credit score is a necessary evil.  Sort of like needing experience but not being able to be hired to get that…Continue Reading

Please Don’t Use an Automated System to Draft Your Last Will and Testament

Please Don’t Use an Automated System to Draft Your Last Will and Testament

I can’t believe I haven’t written about this in 2 years of blogging, but I cringe every time I see a personal finance blogger recommend one of those Will preparation services/sites.  Every single week, I review at least 3 (and sometimes up to 10) Wills written by trained and licensed attorneys. While I find mistakes,…Continue Reading

An Alternative Idea to Government Stimulus

An Alternative Idea to Government Stimulus

I have been thinking a lot how much easier all our lives would be if Congress acted like they are supposed to, and I mean abiding by their own rules and regulations not arguing whether spending like Keynes on Crack with a Black Amex is a good idea. The first idea I came up with was…Continue Reading