Matthew found my article "Can we be a single-income household" and asked the following question: Mike, I read your article about becoming a single income household and I have a question. My wife and I recently had our second child and she just … [Read more...] about Going Single-Income: Help a Reader Make the Decision
Almost a year ago, I wrote an article about creating a budget, and I even linked to my own sample spreadsheet. But budgeting is such an important personal finance basic that I'm going to write a whole new article about budgeting. Not all of us … [Read more...] about Personal Finance Basics: Financial Planning
Since I didn't seem to notice that all of my ING referral links were used up until a friend told me (thanks Chris), you may have gotten frustrated with opening all those links and seeing the big red expired text. But now I have the last 7 … [Read more...] about More ING Direct Referrals Links Available!
Continuing with the Ways to Save Money Series, I'd like to present a method of saving money through what some people consider a disgusting method: Using a Handkerchief. Growing up, I had horrible allergies. The pets (dogs, guinea pigs, iguanas, … [Read more...] about Ways to Save Money #13: Use a Hanky
Wow, it felt like the Carnival of Personal Finance #139 was just last week. How time flies! Well, this week The Financial Blogger brings us a new edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance. In fact, it's so new that they even added one more to its … [Read more...] about Best Finance Articles from the Carnival of Personal Finance #140
Tip #12 of the Ways to Save Money Series is a short and simple one. To save money on cooling your freezer (and refrigerator), keep your freezer as full as possible. This technique is actually called "freezer blocking" and people have made it into a … [Read more...] about Ways to Save #12: Fill Up the Freezer