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Getting Married: Should You Share Finances?

May 27, 2016 – 8:14 am

food-couple-sweet-marriedWith wedding season on the horizon, I thought it might be a good time to talk about marriage and sharing finances. There are a host of differing opinions on this subject – and for good reason. Today I’ll talk about my personal thoughts on the three main options, share some pros and cons, and share some other thoughts on marriage and money.  Read the full story »

Reclaiming Your Wealth $1 at a Time

May 26, 2016 – 6:45 am

Greetings, frugal friends!!  Today we welcome this guest post from fellow personal finance blogger Elsie, who blogs over at Gundo Money. Always nice to have the fresh perspective of a young person around here. Enjoy! 
Back …

How to Find the Best Home Equity Loan Rates

May 23, 2016 – 6:00 am

We’re pleased to share this guest post (with my thoughts) from our friends over at The Simple Dollar. No compensation was given for this post.
A home equity loan can be a convenient ways to get cash, …

12 Things You Need to Know About Your Money

May 18, 2016 – 6:20 am

So, I’m confessing off the bat that I’ve ripped off this post idea from Rockstar Finance. The short, but thought-provoking post needed an expansion – at least in my mind.
The fact of the matter is …

Should I Cosign on a Loan?

May 2, 2016 – 7:19 am

This is a question many people ask themselves on a regular basis. Or, rather, a question that others ask many people on a regular basis.
Given the fact that fully 47% of Americans don’t have enough …

6 Things You Might Not Know About Getting Out of Debt

April 28, 2016 – 5:25 am

Do you want out of debt bad enough to deal with the roadblocks, the emotional stresses and the lifestyle changes?
Is having financial freedom important enough to you to give up current habits and lifestyles?
Only you …

5 Developments That Will Impact the Auto Insurance Industry

April 28, 2016 – 5:00 am

Today we share a contributed post from fellow freelance writer Elaine Valarie. Enjoy!
In its simplest state, auto insurance protects motorists after their involvement in an accident. Different policies offer different coverages, with liability car insurance …

Three Exercises to Take Charge of Your Health and Your Wealth

April 26, 2016 – 6:00 am

Today’s post is a guest post from fellow blogger Joseph Chiweshe, a physician and blogger who shares about the connections between health and personal finance.
The connection of our health and finances is undeniable. They provide …

How Millennials Can Get Started Investing

April 21, 2016 – 5:46 am

If you are one of the millions of young adults in this country and you’ve been considering investing, congratulations!  You’re already ahead of the majority of the other millennials out there.  But don’t pat yourself …

How to Prepare Financially for Your First Baby

April 18, 2016 – 6:50 am

Today we welcome a guest post from fellow blogger, Kate. Kate is the blogger behind the MaternityGlow blog, where she writes helpful tips & tricks for new parents.
It’s no surprise that becoming a parent for …

Why You Should Consider DIY Tax Filing

April 14, 2016 – 4:30 am

This post is part of the TaxAct #DIYtaxes blog tour which empowers you to take ownership of your finances by doing your own taxes. TaxAct provides the tools and guidance to help you confidently file …