My first week at the carnivals! Grab some cotton candy and enjoy. Here’s a summary of the carnivals and my articles:
Finished your taxes and looking for more deductions for next year? Donate wedding attire to charity, Brides Against Breast Cancer, to receive tax deduction.
Year to date our net worth has increased 19.3% through Oct 31, 2007. Our goal for 2007 is a 21.6% increase. Currently, it looks as if we will surpass our goal before year end. The total percent increase since we began “our dollar plan” is 1058%.
CNN Money hosts a section on their website called Millionaires in the Making. Once or twice a month they highlight a family that is well on their way. (Or sometimes not so well.) The articles disclose salary, debt, savings, and budgets for the highlighted family. What makes people want to give out all this information? […]
We’re off to a football game today… that could be a great future topic pitting hobbies against finances: examining the huge amounts of money we spend on sporting events… Here’s whats going on elsewhere in Personal Finance this week:
Right now I’m driving a 2005 Mercedes Benz C230. I got it as a birthday present from my husband 2.5 years ago. I love it! And I want to keep it forever…. but there’s two things that bug me about it.
I received a phone call earlier this week. Here’s a summary of how the conversation went: Me: Hello. Caller: Do I need a Roth IRA or Traditional IRA? Me: Roth. Where are you opening it? Caller: Scottrade. Me: Do you know what to invest in? Caller: No. Me: We’ll worry about that later. Are you […]
When I began this blog I originally intended to make the site live on November 12. We beat it by six days! As you can see, we are now online and have been since last night.
I recently covered how to open a 529 college savings plan. I revealed that we have multiple plans for our children. We currently have six accounts in five different states. Here’s a summary of which states we have an account at and why:
The friends and family that I work with have various levels of financial skills. I decided to rate the strategies I have here with beginner, intermediate or advanced categories to help filter those topics which are appropriate to each person’s skill level.