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The Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility and Debt Repayment

The Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility and Debt Repayment

Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility I got on the subject of Law of diminishing Marginal Utility with The Wife today, a theory which I was able to explain to her today in english.  Despite it being an economic theory (read: usually hard) it is quite easy to understand.   First thing is first – utility means satisfaction.  Investopedia defines the Law… Continue Reading

9 Personal Finance Lessons from Legend of Zelda

9 Personal Finance Lessons from Legend of Zelda

As I was going through this Week’s Carnival of Personal Finance hosted by Free Money Finance (hell yeah my article on Verifying your Beneficiaries was chosen by FMF) I found a GREAT blog post that I had to rip off. Let me be clear, I am completely ripping off Pimp Your Finances’ post – his article, titled… Continue Reading

Work at Home Scams on the Rise

While surfing the net I saw a great question posed on the Money Blog Network Forum, but a relatively new user, Hi Everybody I was wondering if it is worth it working from home, I have been trying to find a job through the papers and a bunch of online job sites but can’t even… Continue Reading

Simple way to Save money on Travel

This is an IM conversation I had today with a really good buddy of mine: Him: I hate all airline companies I hope they go out of business! Me: ummm Why? Him: I went to buy a plane ticket to SC yesterday – $200 and today it was $350! Me: WOAH… Him: Exactly why I… Continue Reading

Crash Course in Economics – Keynesian Economics 101

Crash Course in Economics – Keynesian Economics 101

I started this blog so I can post about all things to do with money – including personal finance, economics and taxes.  I think I have blogged about ad naseum (hahah had to fit a little Latin jargon in there) about taxes and personal finances but very little about economics.  Notwithstanding, I had voiced my opinion about… Continue Reading

How to Steer Clear of Shady Advisors – It is Harder than you Think

How to Steer Clear of Shady Advisors – It is Harder than you Think

As I have stated, I constantly read WSJ.com’s Personal Finance Section online, I find that their articles are usually interesting and informative; well tonight I read an article which was neither.  It was titled, “How to Steer Clear of Shady Advisors” written by Mary Pilon.  It was obviously (in my humble opinion) written by Ms.… Continue Reading