Monthly Archives: January 2011

A New Way to Track My Progress Join Me Fellow Private Personal Finance Bloggers!

When I first started my blog I was very open with my credit card and other types of debt providing hard numbers and rates, but as the credit card debt disappeared I became more and more tight lipped about my assets.  I was even called out by fellow Personal Finance blogger, Mike, Even, with allContinue Reading

Cool Story About Billy Walters

I don’t usually watch 60 Minutes but I received a couple texts and emails about the following segment…not sure what it says about me lol

What Does it Mean When an ETF Jumps the Track

I was reading Investment Advisor Magazine the other day when I saw an article titled, “Despite Growth, More ETFs ‘Jump the Track’” and I thought to myself how could an ETF jump the track? Is that like jumping the shark?  Well, as it turns out the term, jump the track, has very little to doContinue Reading

Helping Out a Fellow Personal Finance Blogger Understand Her Student Loans

I was shocked when I saw the following tweet by Leslie from 27andFrugal fame: It immediately caught my attention because amortization loans shouldn’t be paid forward like this, however, when I let Leslie know that was possibly making a mistake she didn’t believe me!  Despite not knowing Leslie I felt it my responsibility to helpContinue Reading

Helping One Person at a Time with Micro-Giving Network Love Drop

J. Money from Budgets are Sexy has teamed up with his buddy named, Nate St. Pierre to create an amazing project called “Love Drop.”  Love Drop is a micro-giving network of people who unite as a community to help one person or family a month. By subscribing to the team for as low as $1,Continue Reading

How to Avoid Debt – A Guide

Unfortunately, for a lot of people, debt is – or is becoming – a fact of life. It’s all too easy to borrow money in the firm knowledge that you can and will repay it in time… only to see your circumstances change and your ability to repay the money you owe taken away fromContinue Reading