Four Sneaky Consumer Fees

Anybody who has bounced a check knows it is not just an embarrassing mistake; it’s an expensive one, too. Most people are careful to avoid overdraught fees, but here are some other fees you might be paying regularly and not even know it. … [Read more...]

Do Budgets Really Work? A Few Tips for Your Budget

Four out of five personal finance pundits say a budget is the only way to trim spending and save cash. Unfortunately, four out of five “real” people might disagree. Let’s be honest, do budgets work? … [Read more...]

A Showcase of What Personal Finance Blogging is All About

Credit Card Lowdown recently published an impressive list of the 100 Most Inspiring Personal Finance Turnaround Stories Online which includes this site. … [Read more...]

Using Multiple Bank Accounts to Control Your Spending

I am always interested in how others manage their personal cash flow, so I've decided to share how I do it. Ultimately, which accounts your money flows through matters less than where it flows to, but recently I've found utilizing multiple bank … [Read more...]

5 Problems with Your Business Idea

Think you’ve got a winning business idea? Let me prove you wrong. (But trust me, this will help you). … [Read more...]