Today's article comes courtesy of Ana at DebtFREE-Revolution.com. As you can partially tell from her site's name, she's a spunky anti-debt mom and wife, and is now debt-free except for her mortgage, which I also aspire to be soon (debt-free, that … [Read more...] about Couples in Conflict: Different Money Priorities
As I'm writing a series on Personal Finance basics, I have to be a bit general since "the basics" applies to a wide variety of individuals. Although all of my recent experience is in white-collar jobs, I'm also aware that many (if not most) of my … [Read more...] about Personal Finance Basics: Job Search Techniques
I don't announce changes to our debt scales (on the right sidebar) unless something big happens. Well today I made some major changes to some numbers. Stacie's Student Loan The biggest change was that I paid $6000 down on Stacie's student loan. It … [Read more...] about Some major financial accomplishments this week
The first lesson for personal finance basics is about you, your job and your future. Why People Work People work to meet their needs, wants and goals. Some of us also work out of a sense of duty to ourselves, our families or just our fellow men and … [Read more...] about Personal Finance Basics: Your Job, Your Future
UPDATE: A comment reminded me that you might not all know my status. I graduated college with an undergrad about 7 years ago, but I just started my masters degree in fall 2007. Now back to the story: I found out something interesting this weekend. … [Read more...] about The Government is Paying My Student Loan Interest!
I was laying on the padded table at the rehab yesterday, doing back and leg stretches to fix my herniated disk when I realized something important: the steps to rehabilitate your body are similar to fixing your finances. Don't believe me? Well, … [Read more...] about Rehabilitate Your Finances