The Ugly Secret Insurance Companies Don't Want You to Know

If you're a homeowner, listen up, because I'm about to save you some money. ...more
retiredby40 Good for you! Every dollar adds up.more

Dear Good Samaritan: You Save Christmas Every Year

Dear Good Samaritan, let me start by introducing myself: My name is Courtney. My husband and I have an 8-year-old son with autism and then some. Our little boy struggles with more labels than a clearance item, I have many chronic illnesses and my husband has more metal in his body than bones. ...more
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Can You Buy Only Essentials This Month for No-Buy November?

Christmas is in the air the already, though the dust from All Hallow's Eve has hardly settled. Christmas music is on the radio, and the stores are rolling out the beginning of the Christmas sales....more
Useful advice. I'm always on a budget but I never thought to assign whole months a budget. This ...more

Better Late Than Never....Is A Lie

Today’s Retirement LandscapeToday’s retirement planning industry is worlds apart from what our parents and grandparents faced before us. For a large majority of workers 30-50 years ago, retirement planning was of little or no concern to them. Their retirements were already taken care of in the form of pension plans, all our parents and grandparents had to do was survive until retirement age....more

How To Prepare Children To Handle Finances Rob BergerWith a son and daughter now grown, I often wonder how well I prepared them to handle finances. While they are both now in their early 20’s, the truth is that their financial education is far from over. I continue to work with them on everything from budgeting to investing. And that’s why Rob Pivnick’s […]...more

How To Become A Millionaire On A Teachers Salary In 20 Years

Another fantastic podcast by Josh, if you are not a teacher, please do not let the title of the podcast turn you away. There is valuable information shared that will benefit all of us....more

The Shockingly Simple Math Behind Early Retirement

11/22/14Mr. Money Mustache has a treasure trove of investing, saving and retirement wisdom. Spend time reading this amazing man and increase you money I.Q.Happy investing,David...more

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#NaBloPoMo 2014: Day 21: I Need a Car & Other Random Thoughts

I have an hour and thirty seven minutes to get today's post in on time for #NaBloPoMo and I have absolutely nothing to write about. This happens, at least once every year. Okay, I assume that it will, since this is only the second year that I have participated in #nablopomo....more

Holiday Gift Guide: The Trendsetter.

We all know that girl who is on top of the trends; she knows what's coming, going, and sticking around for a few seasons....more

So Who Needs an iPhone Anyway? Oh, Me!

This post originally appeared on That Was Then | This Is Wow  Today I finally got an Instagram account--on my iPad. Now I need to start taking pictures with the iPad until I get an iPhone.We're dinosaurs  ...more

Get out of Debt ...Today!

Okay, well not literally today, but when you are in debt it can take a toll on your relationships and quality of life OR the opposite can happen, you just ignore it and you continue to spend, causing you fall into debt more and more . We all make plans to pay off our debt but unless we stick to them they will not work! Use my tips to help jump start your debt pay down plan Today!...more

The New College.

Outside of volunteering to teach reading and the GED in homeless shelters, my most fulfilling teaching experience has been SAT-preparation at a private center in an affluent Chicago suburb. My students were all children of professional parents who had worked hard enough to be able to afford expensive, private tutoring for their children....more