Yearly Archives: 2011

Get Your 2 Year Upgrade from Sprint Sooner

One of the first personal finance blogs I ever read, My Money Blog, recently published a post about getting out of your sprint contract early.  In it Jonathan describes a change to Sprint’s Early Termination Fee, and how such a change is a material alteration of the contract.  As such, one can cancel your Sprint

Why Parents Struggle to Save for College for Their Children

All parents want to send their kids to college. Unfortunately, more and more parents are finding it difficult to save for college in these days of rising tuition rates and a shaky economy. A generation ago parents put their child’s college funding at the top of the priority list, but now many parents are being

Love Drop #8 Helping Lucy

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, they make it easy for their members to change lives in a fun and tangible way. Each month Love Drop delivers a unique combination

Make Sure Your IRA Beneficiary Is Correct

A few years ago the United States Supreme Court ruled in Kennedy v. Plan Administrator for DuPont Savings and Investment that 401(k) proceeds would go to the decedent’s ex-wife (divorce occurred in the 70’s) instead of the new wife (marriage was in tact for more than a decade) because that is what the account beneficiary

Getting into Real Estate – What is ‘Errors and Omissions’?

Becoming a real estate agent is an attractive second job for many people who want the freedom that comes with being self-employment. In residential real estate, the weekends are when most home buyers are available to look at property, so it is easy to work part-time as an agent in the evenings and over weekends.

Management Lessons Taught by an E-Mail Forward

Management Lessons Taught by an E-Mail Forward

I am not a huge fan of e-mail forwards as they are often not funny, but this one actually had me laughing out loud so I figured I would share it! 6 Minute Management Course Lesson 1: A man is getting into the shower just as his wife is finishing up her shower, when the