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Mindfulness and Money

In this post, I’m going to ask you to slow down, look inward, and do some reflection. Most often, I write about straightforward topics like debt repayment, credit scoring, and budgeting. Don’t get me wrong---it’s important stuff. But on a deeper le … [Read more...]

Person-to-Person Personal Loans

In the past year, we have seen banks cut back credit lines, raise interest rates, and limit new loans to only people with immaculate---and I mean immaculate--credit histories. That means it's become difficult, if not impossible, for well-meaning … [Read more...]

Debit Card Dangers

It's a hot-button question: If you're in debt, do you get rid of all of your credit cards and stick to debit cards and cash only? Or can you discipline yourself to still use credit cards for routine purchases and pay the balance off in full every … [Read more...]

How to Ask Your Boss to Work from Home

For today’s information workers, offices don’t make sense. Why commute in rush-hour traffic to sit in a cube and write, research, and make phone calls: all things you could do anywhere? For many workers, ending---or at least reducing---daily treks to … [Read more...]

10 Easy Ways To Simplify Your Finances

I’ve been on a simplicity kick for a while. To give you an example: My wallet now consists of my ID and three other cards wrapped up in a rubber band. My key chain holds my house key and my car key---that’s it. I’m just tired of wasting time with extr … [Read more...]

$15,000 Home Buyer Tax Credit?

The $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit program has been such a success, Washington is asking: Can we live without it? That credit is set to expire on December 1, 2009, but Sen. Johnny Isakson, (R-Ga.), has introduced legislation that would … [Read more...]

Living Credit Card-to-Credit Card: Escape from Revolving Debt Hell

Many people live paycheck-to-paycheck. Income goes into your checking account, and all of it’s gone before next payday. That’s scary. Even scarier? Living credit card-to-credit card. In other words, using credit cards that already have bal … [Read more...]

Chase Blueprint Review: Chase Pledges More Control for Credit Card Users

Credit card issuer Chase rolled out a new feature today---called Blueprint---that will allow consumers to divide credit card charges they want to pay in-full or over time. Blueprint will enable Chase cardholders to pay everyday charges in-full each … [Read more...]

AT&T Wireless Rebate Visa Gift Cards Are A Raw Deal

AT&T Wireless Visa debit gift cards that come as rebates for iPhone, Blackberry, or other mobile phone purchases are a raw deal! AT&T advertises prices for popular mobile phones that include $50 or $100 off in the form of a Visa gift card … [Read more...]

Weekly Links: Simplifying Your Finances

As a part-time blogger I found it impossible to stick to any type of posting-schedule. Now, I have no excuse! That means Friday roundups of my favorite personal finance articles from around the Web are back...with a twist. Each week's links will … [Read more...]