I'll apologize in advance for the lack of posts this week as my wife and I are on vacation in North Carolina to see friends and attend a Family Life Weekend to Remember conference. I'm actually writing this post on Tuesday, as we'll be gone from … [Read more...] about Vacation for Clever Dude and Dudette
Finances & Money
It's time for another Clever Dude Poll. I'd really like to know the age of my readers. I expect anyone coming to view my article about "Webkinz: Waste of Money or Learning Opportunity?" is either a parent or an 8 year old who didn't read the full … [Read more...] about New Poll: How old (young) are my readers?
It's been a month and 262 of you have responded to my poll asking the vital question: "How much did you get/pay in federal taxes this year?" Thanks to some miscalculations on my part, I owed the United States federal government over $1000 this … [Read more...] about Poll Results: How much you got back in taxes this year
During college, my wife, the dietitian, worked at Dairy Queen, and her mother took care of her finances on her behalf. Her mother wisely handed out only enough cash for Stacie to purchase essentials for the week, and she left college with most of her … [Read more...] about Dealing with Trust, In-Laws and Money
Yep, it's the 100th edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance is up at My Open Wallet. Guess what. I'll be hosting the 103rd Carnival in just three weeks here at Clever Dude. I have a feeling I won't be seeing the light of day that weekend, given … [Read more...] about Carnival of Personal Finance #100 Recap
I got back from visiting my family this Mother's Day weekend and learned that I won not just one contest, but two! I won the Get Organized Giveaway hosted by JLP at AllFinancialMatters.com . My name was pulled from a list of 89 entries (via … [Read more...] about I’m a big winner this week!