Budget Basics

November 10, 2015
Impact of Student Debt on Homeownership

How Does Student Debt Affect Your Chances of Homeownership?

Knowledge is power for recent graduates with student debt. One common belief is that student debt prevents you from saving for a down payment or ruins […]
October 31, 2015
Credit History

What Stories Does Your Credit History Tell?

As a landlord, I enter into financial agreements with perfect strangers on a regular basis. I have to trust people with whom I have no previous […]
October 20, 2015
Never Fly Spirit

Why I Don’t Fly Spirit Airlines

Again I ask, Can We Take Frugal Too Far? This time, I’m regretting my decision to fly with Spirit Airlines. Spirit Airlines has actually been around […]
September 22, 2015

My FinCon15 ROI

Like most new things, I’m generally late to the party. I didn’t switch from tapes to CDs until tape players were featured in museums. Smart phones […]
September 1, 2015

Sunshine Blogger Award

I’ve been recognized – by my peer – for spreading sunshine. Recognition of your efforts is always a nice thing. So I appreciate Maarten Van Lier […]
August 17, 2015
Keeping accounts separate

5 Financial Reasons to Avoid Co-mingling if you Cohabitate

As this experience running a laundromat officially winds down, I was recently engaged in conversation with yet another colorful personality. We’ve had the laundromat since 2003. […]
July 29, 2015

Is Home Ownership Still Worth the Hassle?

I’ve run across a few trends on home ownership lately. Home ownership is at the lowest levels for the 18-35 crowd in the last 40 years. […]
July 24, 2015

Financially Savvy Saturdays #100

Welcome to the 100th edition of Financially Savvy Saturdays, the savviest personal finance blog hop on the planet, created specifically for personal finance writers! We welcome […]
July 1, 2015

Lunch & Learn: 5 Steps to Harness the Power of Your Income

Folks! It’s time to show improve (is that the saying?). Are you making progress toward your debt free goals? If not, join me. One of the […]
June 26, 2015

Financially Savvy Saturdays #96

Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, the savviest personal finance blog hop on the planet, created specifically for personal finance writers! We welcome all things money here. […]