Experiences with Auto Refinancing – HELP ME!

When I first decided to speed up the payments for my auto loan I didn’t want to refinance or research refinancing because my credit score wasn’t anything substantially higher than when the loan was created.  However, since I am part of the TransUnion Settlement and get my credit score and report free until September 2010

My Favorite Saying and a Cool New Personal Finance Blogging Group

My Favorite Saying and a Cool New Personal Finance Blogging Group

This has very little to do with personal finance, but since its my blog I’ll share it anyway!  I am completely stealing this from my boss, but one of my favorite sayings is, I want to Build a Mutually Beneficial Relationship I use it all the time.  I used it today when I met my

Picking Dividend Aristocrat Stocks

I recently explained that I want to set up a dividend paying portfolio.  In that post I went over how I planned on starting to create this perpetual passive income account.  So this is basically my thought process on how to narrow down 4 or 5 stocks to create the dividend portfolio, which I am

Why Does Everyone Hate on Financial Planners? Defending Financial Advisors

Almost every personal finance blog out there (even the best of the best on my blogroll) hates on financial planners, financial advisors, investment advisors, etc., but I don’t understand all the expressed hatred.  A financial advisor could be very useful for those that need help, despite all the negative information out there. Before even starting, I will

What is the Middle Class Task Force and Who is on it?

What is the Middle Class Task Force and Who is on it?

I never knew until today that the Obama Administration, in his/their infinite wisdom, created The Middle Class Task Force.  According to the White House the Middle Class Task Force’s main initiative is to, [raise]the living standards of middle-class, working families in America. With specific goals of, Expanding education and lifelong training opportunities Improving work and