Hi, readers! I spent my leanest years in some pretty rockin cities, and I didn’t let a shortage of … More
How to open a Roth IRA
My good friend Kimberlyn and I were talking about personal finance at a party (what else? I am a really … More
What to do when you win the lottery
…or get your tax refund. Suddenly you have a ton of money! Yeah! But what do you do with it? … More
I don’t know anything about cars except that you shouldn’t put diesel into a car that doesn’t take diesel and … More
New Year’s Resolution Reminder!
Today seems like a great day to automate your bill payments! This task will take approximately 30 minutes. Less time … More
Eating on a Budget: The No Ramen Plan
I really like to eat. I watch the Food Network, I buy cookbooks for the photos, I subscribe to cooking … More
My Version of Extreme Couponing
By writing this post I am revealing a somewhat embarrassing part of my budget strategy. While I admittedly love the … More
It’s Textbook Buying Time!
It has come to my attention that it is that time of year again…textbook buying time. Now for those of … More
New Year’s Budget Revolution Resolution!
The number two resolution for 2014 is to make a budget (right behind weight loss, which I have no advice … More
Tips and Tricks to Slenderize Your Spending
So you’ve made a budget, you’ve tracked your spending, you’ve made your goals…but something isn’t quite adding up. Your input … More