Stop the Ride! hosted the 91st Festival of Frugality this week, and it was a collection of some great articles. This usually isn't one of those hit or miss carnivals, but I'd say this one was a hit because I found so many good posts. Here are just a … [Read more...] about Best Frugality Posts from the Festival of Frugality #91
New Personal Finance blogger Ana at DebtFREE-Revolution has hosted the 103rd Carnival of Debt Reduction. The carnival features articles about reducing your debt, as well as other posts about debt management. I didn't have any debt-specific articles … [Read more...] about Best Debt Articles from Carnival of Debt Reduction #103
Uh-oh, we've hit the big one in our Examine Your Motives series: Having Kids! This is the discussion between Stacie and I that got the series started. Disclaimer: This is not intended at all to be an essay on why you should or shouldn't have kids. … [Read more...] about Examine Your Motives Series: Having Kids
For some of us, the word "Help" is a very bad 4 letter word. Sometimes we're so intent on doing things ourselves that we lose touch with our friends, families, coworkers and, eventually, ourselves. Peggy Collins writes about something she calls … [Read more...] about Are you too self-sufficient?
Since 1) NCN invited me and 2) I had a decent debt-related article, I decided to branch out and participate in the Carnival of Debt Reduction hosted by No Credit Needed. NCN posted a good synopsis of the definition of a carnival: 1. Bloggers … [Read more...] about Best Debt Posts from Carnival of Debt Reduction #100
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