Over the years I've gone through different patterns in my financial life. I have the times where I'm dutifully following our family's budget, and constantly keeping track of what is coming in, and … [Read more...] about Do You Suffer From George Costanza Wallet? (AKA Thick Wallet Syndrome)
Archives for June 2010
Today I want to do a quick post on the basics of the Roth IRA. I've done several posts on them previously, but all on a specific point about Roth IRAs, including the 2010 Roth IRA Conversion. Today … [Read more...] about Roth IRA Basics
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about how you can save money on your cable or satellite TV bill by just cutting them off, and watching your favorite TV shows and movies online, and on your TV via … [Read more...] about Watch TV For Free On Your Devices Using PlayOn Media Server
If you have a few extra dollars lying around in your budget after you pay all your bills and do some basic saving, you may be wondering what to do next. You may even hear your friends or colleagues … [Read more...] about What Are The Different Ways Of Investing Your Money?
The tax credit deadline has been extended from June 30th, 2010 to September 30th, 2010. Details here. Over the first few months of this year a lot of people who might not otherwise have been … [Read more...] about Will Congress Extend The June 30th Deadline To Close On Your Home And Receive Your Homebuyer Tax Credit?
From time to time I think it's an interesting exercise to look at the stories of people who have risen to fame and fortune, and figure out how they did it. Was it luck? Hard work? A burning desire to … [Read more...] about Rags To Riches Millionaire Success Story: Jimmy Dean
You've finally been convinced that opening a Roth IRA is a good idea, and you've decided to take the plunge. Great! But what's next? How do you open an account, and where are some good places to ho … [Read more...] about How To Open A Roth IRA And Where To Open An Account
One thing that hasn't received very much notice lately I think is the fact that at the end of 2010, the 2001 Bush tax cuts will be expiring for all taxpayers. If you remember, the tax cuts were … [Read more...] about Bush Tax Cuts Set To Expire In 2011. Will You Be Paying More?
The closing date on the new home that you put a purchase agreement on is coming up and you've been approved for a loan. You were given a decent rate, and you think you're all set to go. After you … [Read more...] about Your Credit Report May Be Re-Checked Just Before Your Closing (And It Could Cost You Money)
We've all got friends in our lives that are nice people, but they always seem to be broke. They don't have a dime to their name, and if you ask them why, they don't have a clue. It never … [Read more...] about 10 Things That Broke People Do (That Keep Them Broke)
I've been talking quite a bit since I launched this site about Roth IRAs, and why they're such a great idea. After all, who doesn't like tax free money at retirement? (Can you tell that I like … [Read more...] about Roth IRA Eligibility Guidelines
Over the weekend my wife and I took a quickie vacation for the memorial day holiday. It was just meant as a quick getaway in lieu of our normal full summer vacation that we're not taking this year. … [Read more...] about How Do You Get Away From The “We Deserve It” Attitude?