Tax Preparation Tips

Tax preparation is a lot of work now and a little work through out the year. That little bit will make a huge difference now, when it seems like you’re busier then ever. It is important that you do your taxes correctly each year. Tax returns that contain errors on them could be rejected by […]

How Trustworthy is Google for Financial Advice?

Between work and personal stuff I probably use Google on average 30 times a day. When I have a financial question, especially during tax season, I Google it. When I’m looking for retirement saving strategies and advice, I Google it. But Google itself is not a source of financial advice. Google is an aggregation of […]

Financial Carnival for Young Adults

Want to trump fear and make your finances grow? I’ve gathered insights from some of the best minds on budgeting, business, and investing. Check out this burgeoning list of free money wisdom. This financial “carnival” for young adults is hosted around the web, and you can submit articles at Blogger Carnivals or Blog Carnival HQ. Tony @ […]

A Carnival of Financial Camaraderie

Want to trump fear and make your finances grow? I’ve gathered insights from some of the best minds on budgeting, business, and investing. Check out this burgeoning list of free money wisdom. This “carnival” of financial camaraderie is hosted every second week by My University Money and you can submit articles at Blogger Carnivals or […]

Write it down and make it plan: Start Planning Your Retirement Now

Are you in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s or even 60s? It’s time to write out your plan for a successful retirement. It doesn’t matter how much time you have-or don’t-it’s critical that you plan for retirement whether it’s 30 years or 3 years away. If you don’t have a written retirement plan, you’re not […]

Advice for Holiday Tipping and Gift Card Giving

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a Personal Finance Blog Guest Post please read our guest posting policy and then contact us. Tipping during the holiday season to those who provide you a service all year long is a polite and generous acknowledgment of your appreciation for their service. Year-end holiday tipping to those you’ve received […]

3 Steps to Reduce Debt Stress

If you are a little ambivalent about debt, you’re not alone. Most of us like to use credit, but hate it when the bills come due. Sometimes debt problems are self inflicted and other times it’s due to circumstances beyond our control, whatever the reasons if you are experiencing sleepless nights, headaches, stomach aches and […]

The Resume Gets You the Interview, But You Get Yourself the Job

Reader Question: I’m a well-educated woman who is applying for jobs in a competitive market. How do I market myself to be competitive with my male equivalents? – Jasmin Jasmin, I hate that you even need to ask this question. I wish that in 2013 we as women were able to just apply for a […]

The Cost of Materialism. Can you really afford it?

Are you a victim of materialism? What is materialism? Materialism is the overwhelming desire to buy material goods. Enhancing ones social status through buying and accumulating material wealth. Lock the Doors, Close the Shades, Turn Off the Lights This is the scenario used when people want to lay low, be left alone. But with technology […]

Why You Shouldn’t Go To Work Sick

Americans pride themselves on hard work. We celebrate people that push through illness to accomplish a goal. But should we really? When Michael Jordan scored 37 points during the 1997 NBA Finals “Flu Game” people nearly worshipped him as a god. It was pretty incredible. But for us regular office warriors, should we really spill […]