Yearly Archives: 2011

How To Protect Yourself Against Potential Tax Scams

In times past, scam artists and masters of fraud generally operated in person or by paper mail. In today’s hi-tech world, however, scam artists have become much more sophisticated. Identity theft, Nigerian scams, and a host of other fraudulent activities are, unfortunately, quite common on the web. Another area that fraudsters love attempting to bilk

Do You Compartmentalize Spending Decisions Also?

Do You Compartmentalize Spending Decisions Also?

This past weekend I went into “the city” (i.e. NYC) for a friend’s birthday and the place he chose was this trendy bar which was set up as a speak easy.  All drinks were served in tea cups with saucers, the beers were served in brown paper bags or mugs if it were a draft. 

The Best of Money Carnival 103rd Edition

The Best of Money Carnival 103rd Edition

The Best of Money carnival is different than every other personal finance carnival in that it limits the amount of those bloggers that can be featured.  Thus in ensures that each article is going to be fantastic!  This past week I received and read way over 60 entries.   Considering some of the bloggers that participate

What Do You Have to Do Mathematically to Get to Your Goal

What Do You Have to Do Mathematically to Get to Your Goal

At least 3 times a month this great blogger named Crystal discusses her goal to become free of a traditional job and it got me to thinking about what she actually has to do to achieve her goal.  It doesn’t work for everyone but breaking down larger goals into smaller, obtainable short-term goals provides me