Reader Shawn pointed out this Q&A titled "My rich parents won't share" for me from CNN Money. A reader asks the following: I recently learned my parents have a lot more money than I thought. Had I known, I would have asked them for help in … [Read more...] about Greedy Kids: Are they entitled to their parents’ money?
Archives for July 2007
Plonkee Money hosted this week's Carnival of Personal Finance. Plonkee created the theme of the Glastonbury Festival, since it's going on this week. My article "Is the thought of debt ruining your life" was featured in the Sacred Space area with all … [Read more...] about Best Personal Finance articles from Carnival of Personal Finance #111
It's July 31st, and we haven't paid an electric bill since April 5th. It's been almost 4 months since we sent a check to Pepco. Because we have a pool, we must have a 6 ft privacy fence and a locked gate. Unfortunately, our power meter is inside … [Read more...] about Estimated vs Actual Readings: It’s an expensive month
Finishing up my series of 5 Common Money Mistakes, I'd like to talk about something that many of us have done: fallen for a scam. Scams come in all flavors. New Zealand's Consumer Affairs Department posted a great quick list of types of scams. You … [Read more...] about Fixing your money mistakes: Don’t fall for those scams
Yep, she turns 30 today. This means that I won't be posting much, if anything, this weekend. We have a big pool party for her tomorrow, and I have the special surprise for her in 25 minutes. Since I know she won't see the site between now and … [Read more...] about Say Happy Birthday to Clever Dudette!