Checklists for a Successful Life

Pilots live and die by checklists. After all, we humans are capable, but fallible. And though we learn from mistakes, we don’t learn from mistakes we don’t survive. … [Read more...]

The Rich Borrow Free

Ever wonder about 0% loans? Are they too good to be true? And if so, why would the company even offer it? … [Read more...]

When To Consider a Secured Credit Card

If you have bad credit because of past late payments or charge-offs, a secured credit card is the best way to rebuild credit. Why? It will protect you from yourself. … [Read more...]

Book Review: The 4-Hour Workweek

I just read The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich on a recent flight. The author, Timothy Ferriss, is the kind of guy average people love to hate. So why are we snatching up his book like it's the cure for cancer? … [Read more...]

The Top 5 Most Half-Baked Ways I’ve Tried to Earn Money (And What I’ve Learned)

I’ve always had a tinge of entrepreneurial optimism, if not the business sense to back up my creativity. Though I always stopped short of schemes and scams, here the five most asinine ways I’ve tried to make a buck. What are yours? … [Read more...]

MoneyUnder30 Wins In NetWorthIQ Tips Contest

Over the weekend I learned that my submission won the "Editor's Choice" category in NetWorthIQ's April personal finance tip contest! … [Read more...]

Unmarried Couples and Money: Financial Tips for Shacking Up

They say money is the leading cause of divorce. I’m still looking for the hard proof, but even if it is just an (ex-) wives’ tale, it’s believable. … [Read more...]