My Favorite 50 Personal Finance Websites of 2007

I love “best of” year-end countdowns, so I decided to write one of my own: My favorite 50 personal finance websites of 2007! … [Read more...]

The Debt "Secret"

Creditors have a secret they will do anything to protect. This secret -- kept in Manhattan penthouses by old cigar-smoking white men -- makes banks filthy, filthy rich. This secret allows the rich to rob from the poor. Despite its limitless power, … [Read more...]

How to Be Happier at Work

For the most part, I like my job. But working as a publishing sales rep isn’t exactly what I dreamed of doing as a kid, so there are days work seems like, well, work. Want to be happier at work? Here are some ideas: … [Read more...]

A Prosper Update: One Year as a Prosper Borrower

It has been just over one year since I applied for an took a debt consolidation loan from peer-to-peer lender Prosper. One year in, I'm just as happy with Prosper as when I started. … [Read more...]

American Express Cards DO Have Spending Limits

If you carry a classic American Express Green, Gold, or Platinum charge card, or any other credit card that has "no pre-set spending limit", you probably know that no pre-set limit does not mean no limit. So how is your spending limit calculated, and … [Read more...]

The Cost of a Long Distance Commute

Have you every considered a long distance commute to take a better job or to live where you want? If so, exactly how much would that long distance commute cost? … [Read more...]