Don’t Let Short-Term Events Disrupt Long-Term Planning

This is a guest post from Darwin’s Finance. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS Feed. While it’s difficult to overcome the urge to react to unexpected events in our lives, patience and consideration of the facts almost always yields better results than emotional reactions. We encounter this every […]


Save for Retirement With a Spousal IRA

This is a guest post from Adam Hagerman of Money Relationship. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. If you’re like most people, you may think that retirement is so far away that it can be dealt with later. The reality is that it is never too early […]


2010 Outlook for Mortgage Rates

This is a guest post by Tim Manni of HSH.com. Tim is the author of HSH’s daily blog, which concentrates on the latest developments in the mortgage and housing markets. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. Are you at all concerned about where mortgage rates are headed […]


Paying Your Taxes with American Express Membership Rewards Points – Deal or No Deal?

This is a guest post from Adam Jusko, founder of IndexCreditCards.com, a credit card information site where you can compare credit card offers. Please consider following Adam on Twitter for quick credit tips and opinions. American Express recently announced that it was teaming up with two independent payment agencies to allow its cardholders to pay […]


Joint or Separate: Which Checking Works Better For You?

Some accounts were meant to be separate. Retirement accounts are an excellent example. Others are probably better off being joint. Joint access to an emergency fund means that either partner can act in case of an emergency, and having two sets of eyes on the account can put a stop to frivolous withdrawals. But checking […]


Reactive vs. Proactive Finances

This is a guest post from Darwin of Darwin’s Finance. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS Feed. In life, we’re routinely faced with situations that require an immediate reaction. Consider the need to pay monthly bills and keep your head above water. Beyond these short-term reactions lie proactive […]


Is it Time for Cash to Make a Comeback?

This is a guest post from Kevin Mercadante of Out of Your Rut. Kevin is also author of Lighten Your Load, an e-book focused on reducing living expenses while still maintaining a comfortable lifestyle. Credit limits are cut. Interest rates are increased to 29.9% after just one missed payment. Rewards programs are reduced and perks […]


How to Find a Good Deal

This is a guest post from Craig Ford of Money Help for Christians. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. When evaluating purchases, some folks are just so enamored with the price. They think a good deal is all about price. I used to think the lower the […]


Use Weight Loss Strategies to Get Out of Debt

This is a guest post from Adam Jusko, founder of IndexCreditCards.com, a credit card information site where you can compare credit card offers. Please consider following Adam on Twitter for quick credit tips and opinions. As the founder of a website about credit cards, I’m sometimes asked by financial reporters what advice I’d give to […]


How Planning Your Meals Will Save You Money

This is a guest post from Kyle of Suburban Dollar. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. Lets face it, one of our biggest expenses outside of our mortgages is the cost of keeping our bellies full. Unfortunately, eating is a necessity. We have to get food, and […]