March 2009

What You Need To Know About New Roth IRA Rules


Roth IRA’s are a great way to save for the future. For those unaware a Roth IRA is just a different spin on the traditional IRA. Instead of seeing tax benefits up front – such as when you contribute to an IRA – you see your tax benefits on the back end: when you actually […]

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Did You Learn Financial Literacy In School?

Personal Finance

While biking to school this morning I started thinking about education, finance and money. This led me to wonder how many people are actually taught anything about finance and money while they are attending school. I for one didn’t learn anything about managing money throughout any of my early education years (in fact this goes […]

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Methods To Save Money And Survive The Recession

Personal Finance

There is no doubt that times are hard. And though you are not part of the pack who have lost their jobs in recent months, you’d still feel the crunch when prices are sky high and you just understand why money is harder to come by these days. You are not probably thinking of ways […]

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355 Money Saving Tips


Like so many of my personal finance blogging peers, I believe that anyone can excel at managing their personal finances; I believe that anyone can become financially independent. Most people just need a little bit of advice and an occasional hand to hold. While I can’t necessarily hold your hand (hard to do over the […]

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Monthly Money Review: March

Finance 101

It may be cold and much too white outside for spring to be just around the corner (unless you’re lucky enough to live in Phoenix) but that does not give you an excuse to neglect your finances. To makes things easier for you I’ve decided to begin a monthly money review series to give you […]

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Best Of Debit versus Credit, February 2009

Personal Finance

Another month has come and gone and with the new month comes the desert heat – in fact it was in the low 90′s just the other day. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it also means that it’s time for another Best Of post. That’s right! All of the best posts […]

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A 40-Year Wish List – What An Outrage!


I was playing a version of the newlywed game the other night with my wife and some friends when a question was asked of my wife in regards to what career I’d most likely end up in given a choice of only four: a policeman, firefighter, EMT or a politician. I knew right away which […]

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