Beware of the Emotional Herd by Wade W. Slome

We are living through unprecedented times in our economic history and the urge to give into the all-consuming panic spreading across the airwaves is very tempting. Unfortunately, succumbing to the pressures of following the herd produces suboptimal investment returns over the long run. The appropriate tactic is to invest objectively and independently, not emotionally. OrContinue 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 evenContinue Reading

The Government may owe YOU Money – Be careful when doing your 2009 Taxes

While reviewing The Wall Street Journal’s Personal Finance Site, I came across a great article written by Tom Herman titled, “Early Filers Piles on Errors.”  Mr. Herman highlights Most people who got a payment last year won’t qualify for an additional credit on their 2008 return. But millions of people who didn’t get anything, orContinue Reading

Fesitval of Frugality #163rd Edition

This is my 100th Post (thank you, thank you), kind of exciting that it is also my first time hosting a Blog Carnival.  I am hosting the 163rd Edition of the Festival of Frugality.  There were approximately 80 entries, but I only felt 60 were worth my readers’ valuable time (who is looking out forContinue Reading