Monthly Archives: October 2006

Halloween Carnival

Technically, the current edition of the Carnival of Debt Reduction was posted yesterday but I am posting about it now so it is the Halloween Carnival. Check out the latest edition, hosted at My Money Forest. There are some nice posts this week, including: Money Under 30 writes about Two Radical Ways to Spend Less: […] continue reading

In Debt and Overweight?

How closely is being in debt related to being overweight? Lately I have been thinking about this idea and wondering if there is in fact a relationship. Think about it for a second and it doesn’t seem too far fetched, as many of the personality traits or behaviors that lead people to debt can also […] continue reading

Free SIRIUS Radio for Two Days

Starting tomorrow, October 25th, SIRIUS Satellite Radio is running a promotion where you can gain free access to the two Howard Stern channels, as well as other channels. The promotion is being run through the SIRIUS website, where you can sign up for the free trial. I’ve had a SIRIUS subscription for the last 6 […] continue reading

MBNA and Bank of America Snafu

For those that may have a credit card with MBNA and/or Bank of America, you likely experienced the updated interface to the website today. Unfortunately, it seems that there are still a handful of issues that are being worked out as the end result is less than ideal. Upon logging in to the new site, […] continue reading

eBook: Definitive Guide to Credit Scores

If you are like most people, you are aware of your credit score and have a general understanding of how it can impact your financial life in various ways. However, there are many things that people do not understand about credit scores and the right, as well as the wrong, ways to improve your credit […] continue reading

9 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Over at MoreMerchant, there is a nice article that details 9 easy ways that you can improve your credit score. 2. Pay your bills on time. In my opinion, paying your bills on time is essential to maintaining a good credit score even while you are struggling with debt. When I was struggling with debt […] continue reading

The Carnival of Debt Reduction #57

Welcome to the 57th Carnival of Debt Reduction, where we have some great article submissions this week on advice for getting out of debt and personal stories of debt reduction. I would like to take a moment to thank everyone for their submissions and to thank Mighty Bargain Hunter for the opportunity to host. On […] continue reading

From New York to the Carnival

The site has been quiet recently and I have to apologize for that but I just returned from a trip to New York City. Now that I am back from my travels, I wanted to mention that My New Choice will be hosting the next Carnival of Debt Reduction. Please help make this Carnival a […] continue reading

Set an Example for Your Children

When I discussed the idea of implementing an allowance system as a means of teaching your children how to save, I failed to mention that there are additional steps in the process of educating your children. One of the steps that I feel is critical is setting a positive example for your children to follow. […] continue reading