Organizing Your Tax Records Throughout the Year

This is a guest post from Mike of CleverDude. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. Back in college, I had one W-2 each year, no investments or additional income, and I just took the standard deduction. I didn’t really need to think about taxes until tax time […]


The Importance of Having a Plan

This is a guest post from David of MyTwoDollars. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. It was September of 2006 when I finally gave notice at what was turning out to be a dead-end corporate gig. While it paid handsomely, it was so incredibly boring that it […]


First Time Homebuyers, Think for Yourselves!

This is a guest post by Lynnae of Being Frugal. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to her RSS feed. I was watching the show Property Virgins for the first time the other night, and I was shocked at what I heard on that show. Let me give you a rundown… […]


Words of Wisdom From Warren Buffett

This is a guest post from Brian “The Money Guy” Preston, a certified financial planner and partner in Preston & Cleveland Wealth Management, LLC. Brian is also one of my favorite podcasters — if you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to The Money Guy Podcast. Without a doubt, we are in an […]


Living an Intentional Life

This is a guest post from NCN of NoCreditNeeded. NCN also does an excellent podcast, and runs a motivational network (for lack of a better term). If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. I have been reading FiveCentNickel for almost three years. Over that time, I’ve learned a […]


Using a Spreadsheet to Realize Your Financial Values

This is a guest post from Jaimie of Paid Twice. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to her RSS feed. In this age of electronic everything and increased compatibility across platforms, it’s easy to become detached from our actual spending patterns and behaviors. We download a credit card statement here, a […]


Gambling vs. Investing: Casinos and the Stock Market

This is a guest post from Dylan Ross, a Certified Financial Planner and owner of Swan Financial Planning, LLC, a registered investment adviser in New Jersey. I often hear some variation of the question, “What’s the difference between the stock markets and casinos?” So, I’ll share my typical answer… While there are several small similarities […]


Words of the Financially Challenged

This is a guest post from Pinyo of Moolanomy. If like what you see, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. I have been trying to help someone that I know improve her financial future. Unfortunately, she seems to be stuck in a self-inflicted financial ineptness that’s beyond rescue. Somehow, she always come up with […]


On the Road… But You’re in Good Hands

By the time you read this, we’ll be well on our way to a relaxing (and much needed) vacation. But fear not… I’ve lined up a number of great guest posts to fill the void while I’m away. Over the coming days you’ll have an opportunity to enjoy fresh content from the likes of: » […]


Hidden Costs of Retiring Overseas

I’ve written in the past about the possibility of retiring overseas. While this can be a great way of stretching your retirement dollars, I recently ran across a blurb in Bottom Line/Personal that talked about some of the hidden costs of retiring outside of the United States. For example, even if you move overseas, you’ll […]