Shawn, a subscriber and frequent commenter here at Clever Dude, as well as a personal friend of the Clever Dude and Dudette will be posting occasional guest articles. You can read his introduction here. By Shawn Clever Dude has written several … [Read more...] about Are You In The (Financial) Loop?
Do you have a friend who keeps saying things like "I'll be an adult when I finish college" or "I'll grow up when I _____ (insert phrase)"? We have that friend. Yesterday I officially began my adventure towards a graduate degree by registering for … [Read more...] about Postponing financial responsibility until you grow up
I got an email from a reader. Let's call him Bruce: Hey Mike! Iâ€™ve got one burning question for you, btw I thoroughly enjoy the down-to-earth style of the way you post news. I am currently 19 years old, but I am definitely already concerned … [Read more...] about Is hardcore budgeting at age 19 frugal, cheap, or SMART?
After really delving into the world of personal finance sites over the last few months, I realized something: You have to be searching for help to find it on one of our sites. As I mentioned in my previous article "Stupid financial mistakes? … [Read more...] about Are we preaching to the choir?
Ok, I'm known for really stupid jokes. I didn't mean The Nile. I meant DENIAL! About 80% of the stupid financial decisions are made out of denial of several things: 1. That we have to answer to a higher power, whether it be God, our parents, our … [Read more...] about Stupid financial mistakes? Blame a river in Egypt!
D at Divorce to Financial Freedom is having a discussion with her 17-year-old son about getting his first credit card. Some comments have mentioned that they wish they got their first card earlier in life, and some wish they never got one. I got … [Read more...] about How young is too young for a credit card?