Since I have the flu and feel like I might die, please enjoy this post from personal finance blogger Harry Campbell. Harry started blogging about personal finance on his main site Your PF Pro a few years ago and enjoyed it so much that he started a second site dedicated to finding the perfect work-life balance at The Four Hour Work Day. When Harry is not blogging, he works full time as an aerospace engineer and enjoys surfing and playing beach volleyball. (Although Harry is my friend, I had NO IDEA that he was an aerospace engineer!!!) [Read more...]
Please enjoy this post from staff writer, Mitchell Pauly. Mitchell blogs over at SnarkFinance.com.
Social finance is charity for capitalists. If your uncomfortable giving directly to charity or don’t have the time to volunteer—or you’re an asshole—social finance may be a way for your to feel good about yourself while you bath in virgin’s tears. There are a multitude of outlets for participating in social finance: [Read more...]
Financial planners usually encourage clients to prepare for the worst case scenario, even if it’s unlikely to happen. Failure to control your spending, gambling or asset-picking, and serious accidents may have a serious impact on your ability to meet financial needs or save. Knowing how to prepare for unplanned events can make ease some of life’s nagging concerns about “what if?” Here are four financial mistakes to avoid: [Read more...]
Everyone is focused on preserving, protecting, and saving their money, as well as protecting their financial assets during the good times and the bad. Spending less, earning more, and having a great savings strategy is by far the best way to get ahead. Sometimes this is easier said then done. However, many personal finance expert suggest that financial independence can be reached by almost anyone just by following a few simple steps: [Read more...]
Are you one of the many Americans that own a mortgage note? You may have become the owner of a mortgage note if you have chosen to owner-finance a piece of real estate. In our country’s current economic landscape, many Americans have and continue to choose to owner-finance their home or other real estate as an investment opportunity. After all, owner financing can be a great choice for buyers and sellers alike. [Read more...]
Is it Friday already? I honestly cannot believe that it will be Christmas on Wednesday. Where has the year gone? Thankfully, we’ve got all of our shopping done as well as most of our wrapping. I plan on wrapping the last few this weekend so we can get this show on the road. Santa is coming!
Speaking of Santa, we went to the free Santa exhibit in our new town this weekend. And after waiting in the freezing cold for twenty minutes, my kids were less than interested. My two-year-old didn’t want anything to do with the fat old man and my four-year-old only took the time to tell him that we moved and no longer have a chimney.
“We’ll leave the door unlocked for you,” she explained. It was so cute. [Read more...]