Do I REALLY need Medical Insurance???

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How to easily set a budget up??

Easy ways in setting up a budget. More »

Cash Envelope Method

What is the cash envelope method for getting a budget together and in order. More »

Best ways to manage discretionary debt/spending.

Ideas on how to manage spending habits. More »

Irrational exuberance – personal edition

How we, as American\\\'s, spend lavishly on useless material things... More »

How to control and optimize your budget

Easy ways to setup and control your budget. Let you control your money, not your money control you!!! More »

Tax time… Should I do it myself or should I hire a tax pro??

Tax time. Should you go it alone or use a \\\"tax pro\\\"? More »

Investment advisors… Are they worth it??

A look in to Investment advisors and my take on if they are worth it or not. Guess my opinion!!! More »

How to setup a budget??

Tips and tricks on how to setup a successful budget. More »

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How to earn 5% through easy online savings?


Did you know that there are now easy ways to earn 5% on your money with very little effort. There are a few companies, listed below, which will offer you an FDIC insured 5% on your savings if you signup

Best checking account to signup for.


What is the best checking account to signup for? Well, that depends.  Now a days, most people do not need a physical location for their bank.  With that being said, I’ve also switched to an online only bank.  Please, let

Discount brokerage account comparisons


Discount brokerage account comparisons Okay, so you want to get into the game of investing and or retirement.  Thinking about it is a good start.  Luckily for you there are several to choose from.  Personally, I would recommend Vanguard or

Emergency Savings.. Where’s yours??


Okay, we have a shocking statistic that nearly 50% of American have little to no emergency fund.  What’s up with that?  Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE needs an 8 month emergency fund.  No question about it.  This is to hold

My savings rate is pitiful. What can I do??


My savings rate is pitiful.  What can I do?? Yes, I know.  Ever since the 2008 – 2009 market correction, savers like us have been taking it hard on the chin.  The average savings rate at a traditional bank is

Why not follow always the talking heads or “professional” authors advice??

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I was reading an article the this morning, A financial planner recommends 7 ways to make your money easier to manage, on Business Insider.  Sometimes, they have some good advice or at least, some good entertaining articles.  I’ll breakdown my Forums now live!!!


Hey all, I’ve received a few contact e-mails on adding a forums to the site.  First off, I appreciate all visitors checking out the side, reading my posts and requesting the ability to add forums to the site.  As requested,

There’s gold in your home… You’re just not looking for it!!!


Do you know how to get some extra income without doing much?  Ever hear of a site called eBay?  Well, I did an experiment over the past six weeks.  I looked around my home to saw a slew of things

Investment advisors… Are they worth it??


Many people ask me are investment advisors worth what they charge.  Well, that depends.   I never used one after I learned how much they charged for their advice.  Most of their advice, if you ask me, is not worth a