Retirement Withdrawal Strategies

This is a guest post from Mike Piper, author of Investing Made Simple and proprietor of The Oblivious Investor. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. The Roth IRA vs. Traditional IRA question gets a lot of press, and that makes sense. By choosing correctly, you can significantly […]


Seven Search Tips to Help You Save Money with Google

This is a guest post from Ann Smarty, a blogger, search marketer and social media enthusiast. If you like what you see here, please consider following Ann on Twitter. Being a search marketer and online entrepreneur, I am on the web approximately nine hours per day, seven days a week. It is safe to assume […]


Just Say No to the Double House Payment Trap

This is a guest post from Kevin Mercadante of Out of Your Rut. Kevin is a former loan underwriter, and also author of Lighten Your Load, an e-book focused on reducing living expenses while still maintaining a comfortable lifestyle. The housing market has been down for two years or more in much of the country, […]


Why a Degree From a Fancy College Isn’t Worth It

This is a guest post from Neal Frankle of Wealth Pilgrim. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. Have you ever wondered if it makes sense to spend big bucks on an undergraduate education or whether you should at least consider less expensive state schools or online degrees? […]


0% Credit Card Hop Scotch: Not a Kids Game

This is a guest post from Andy Jolls, a former FICO executive and founder of VideoCreditScore. If you like what you see here, please consider checking out his videos and/or subscribing to his RSS feed. A few years ago, a friend of mine was engaged in 0% credit card hopping. She had accumulated $20, 000+ […]


Preserving the Harvest

This is a guest post from SD Guy of StretchyDollar.com. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. Depending on where you live and when you planted your garden, you’ve most likely been enjoying the fruits of your labor. We’ve had a good year, though it’s been difficult to […]


Can We Take Frugality Too Far?

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 expenses while still maintaining a comfortable lifestyle. At the risk accused of heresy, I’d like to open up a discussion of — for lack of a better description — […]


Calculating Your Real Hourly Wage

This is a guest post from Bob of ChristianPF. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to his RSS feed. I’m currently reading “Your Money or Your Life, ” a true personal finance classic. As great as it is, however, I won’t be reviewing it here. Instead, I wanted to share their […]


401(k) Rollover Mistakes

This is a guest post from Dawn of Frugal for Life. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to her RSS feed. I’ve twice been given the opportunity to rollover my 401(k) instead of cashing it out, and I’ve twice failed to do so. In both cases, I mistakenly placed today’s concerns […]


Buying Foreclosures Can Be Risky

This is a guest post form Carson Brackney of Personal Finance Analyst. If you like what you see here, please consider subscribing to their RSS feed. There’s always someone trying to find a silver lining when the skies are gloomy and gray. So it is with home foreclosures. Amidst all of the hand-wringing and sad […]