Monthly Archives: June 2007

Back To The Future :: Give Yourself Financial Advice

Over at Consumerism Commentary, Flexo is currently running a giveaway where you have a chance to win a copy of the book Cash, Cars & College: A Young Person’s Guide to Money. In order to enter the contest, Flexo asks that you answer the following question: What single piece of (financial) advice would you like […] continue reading

Look At The Big Picture

The other night my wife and I were discussing our finances and I commented to her that sometimes it really feels like we are living paycheck to paycheck. This is frustrating to me because I have a well paying job and we do pretty well with living a frugal lifestyle. Take A Step Back As […] continue reading

Carnival of Money Stories :: Submit Your Entries

I’ll be hosting the 11th Edition of Carnival of Money Stories next week. This is a new carnival for me but when Andy asked if I was interested in hosting a future edition I jumped at the opportunity. If you are new to the Carnival of Money Stories or are thinking about submitting one of […] continue reading

5 Ways To Get Financial Advice With Social Media

Linda Bustos is the Marketing Director for Image X Media, a web design firm in Vancouver, BC. She is also the fingers behind the SMogger Social Media Blog. It’s the year 2007 and niche social networks are popping up faster than {insert corny cliché here}. There are social networks for environmentalists, for cat lovers (or […] continue reading

True Cost Of A Bad Credit Score

Have you taken the time to investigate the true cost of having a bad credit score? Often times people believe that having a bad credit score will only result in less attractive credit card offers or slightly higher interest rates on their credit cards. However, having a poor credit score can impact you in many […] continue reading

How to Escape a High Interest Car Loan with Negative Equity

Stephen Snyder is the founder of the After Bankruptcy Foundation and author of the site Life After Bankruptcy. Check out Life After Bankruptcy for more articles, resources, and support to get your life back on track after bankruptcy. What do you do when you’re upside down on a car loan? Let’s assume that you have […] continue reading

Parenting Mistake #4 :: Not Teaching Them About Money

Yahoo has an article discussing how overspending on kids can risk your financial future. In that article they discuss four common mistakes that parents make with regard to spending on their own kids to the detriment of their own financial well-being. Over the next few days, I am going to list each one of these […] continue reading

Parenting Mistake #3 :: Keeping Up With The Joneses’ Kids

Yahoo has an article discussing how overspending on kids can risk your financial future. In that article they discuss four common mistakes that parents make with regard to spending on their own kids to the detriment of their own financial well-being. Over the next few days, I am going to list each one of these […] continue reading

Parenting Mistake #2 :: A Bedroom For Everyone

Yahoo has an article discussing how overspending on kids can risk your financial future. In that article they discuss four common mistakes that parents make with regard to spending on their own kids to the detriment of their own financial well-being. Over the next few days, I am going to list each one of these […] continue reading

Parenting Mistake #1 :: Ignoring Their Retirement

Yahoo has an article discussing how overspending on kids can risk your financial future. In that article they discuss four common mistakes that parents make with regard to spending on their own kids to the detriment of their own financial well-being. Over the next few days, I am going to list each one of these […] continue reading