What Happened to My Cell Phone?

Posted by Madison on May 13, 2008

I should have listened to Nickel right away when he sent me an email to get a nice case for my Sprint Centro. Unfortunately, it went into my to-do pile and I just haven’t gotten around to it. My 3 month old Sprint Palm Centro Broke I’m not exactly sure how it happened. It just […]

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Saving on Insurance Premiums

Posted by Madison on March 11, 2008

Photography: ozzzie When we recently found out the insurance premium for my husband’s motorcycle was increasing by almost 400% we took action. He got quotes from four different insurance companies and also did some digging in forums he reads to see which companies typically had competitive motorcycle rates.

Money Matters for All Ages: The Complete Guide

Posted by Madison on January 26, 2008

Sixteen personal finance writers put together an outstanding guide of finance material that spans a lifetime in the Money Matters for All Ages series. The entire series is also available to download in a free e-book. Here’s the highlights:

Creating a Special Needs Trust

Posted by Madison on December 5, 2007

We recently set up a special needs trust for for a family member. It is an important part of planning for the future of a disabled individual and has large consequences if done incorrectly. Special Needs Trust Special needs trusts, or supplemental needs trusts, provide the means to care for a disabled child (or adult) after the […]

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Life Insurance on Children? No Way!

Posted by Madison on November 28, 2007

We recently ordered the pictures taken at the hospital for our newborn. While ordering I was thrown a sales pitch on buying life insurance for my child. Last time I checked life insurance was to replace lost income. My children, while I love them dearly, are not really contributing to the bottom line of our […]

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How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

Posted by Madison on November 27, 2007

I received the following question from a reader: I recently got married, and have been wondering how my spouse and I can determine the amount of life insurance we need in order to be financially secure, in the event that something would happen to one of us. -Summer Great question Summer! Glad you are thinking […]

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