Reader and commenter Rob, who owns a full 1% of the comments here at Clever Dude (we have thousands), posed a question to me via email this past weekend. We had a good discussion of ideas and I got his permission to write about it. I will warn you … [Read more...] about Temptation in the Workplace, and Accountability
Cap from The Mint Blog posted a unique Carnival of Personal Finance this week. In normal carnival fashion, he organized the posts into categories, but he then went to each site to find out the date of the very first post. For the majority of sites, … [Read more...] about Best Personal Finance articles from Carnival of Personal Finance #109
After spending days preparing for and writing the Carnival of Personal Finance #103: The 24 Edition last week, I had to take a bit of a break from looking at carnivals and festivals. Now I'm ready to look through the 78 or so entries for this week's … [Read more...] about Carnival of Personal Finance #104 Recap
When my wife and I were still dating, we discussed money and marriage. Whew, that got heated. I was adamant that finances be kept separate, while she wanted shared accounts. Well, this was about 5 years ago, and I didn't really understand why she … [Read more...] about Joint vs. Separate Checking Accounts – Which to Choose?
So my wife and I decided to do something together that she has been wanting to do for quite some time....run a MARATHON! You're probably saying "Oh Mike, that can't be all that bad", but think of it this way: My wife likes to chat while running … [Read more...] about Is running really a bonding activity for couples?