The year is coming to a close as I write this, and 2012 is quickly approaching. The new year is a time when we all celebrate new beginnings and a fresh start – something that we all need from time to time. So here’s to your new beginning! We’re going to be hosting a few […]
Archives for December 2011
How To Brew An Inexpensive Single Cup Of Coffee With A Drip Cone Brewer
There are more frugal ways to get a great cup of coffee in the morning than heading to your local starbucks. Here’s how to brew your own single cup of coffee.
Setting SMART Goals For The New Year, And Rewarding Yourself When You Meet Them
As we near the end of another year, inevitably you will begin to think about the next 12 months and what you want to achieve when it comes to your career, finances, fitness and relationships. I’m no exception, and in the coming weeks I’ll be reviewing my 2011 goals, seeing which ones have been achieved, and […]
Cushion Your Holiday Spending With Year-End Tax Reduction Strategies
Here are three tax reduction strategies you may want to consider before the end of the year.
How To Build Your Fully Funded Emergency Fund In Less Than A Year
Don’t have an emergency fund yet? This post will show you how to build your fully funded emergency fund in less than a year.
Top 10 Ways To Catch Up On Retirement
If you are one of the 30 percent of Americans who are almost at retirement age with no savings to speak of, it’s time to act.
15 Free, Cheap And Affordable Ways To Backup Your Digital Data
It’s a good idea to backup your computer data files in case of an unplanned catastrophe. But what are some free or low cost options to backup?
The Money Saving Mom’s Budget Book – A Review
Crystal Paine and her husband Jesse share their strategies for saving money in her new book, The Money Saving Mom’s Budget Book. Win a copy.
Lending Club Income And Taxes
If you made interest income on your Lending Club account, you’ll need to report that income on your taxes, even if you don’t get a 1099.
Amazon Kindle Fire Review: A Frugal Tablet Computer That Doesn’t Feel Frugal
I have been testing my Kindle Fire out for the past month, since it launched. Is it a good value, and should you consider buying one?
What Are The Rules For Inheriting A Roth IRA?
It is important to know the rules of of an inherited Roth IRA because it can trigger both estate taxes and income taxes.
Things To Remember During Open Enrollment: Tools And Resources To Make It Easier
Near the end of the year many companies have open enrollment to sign up for benefits. Here are some resources to make it less confusing.
Consider Giving Your Spouse Gifts All Year Long
If you are frugal or digging out of debt, expensive gifts may not be an option. Instead consider these ways to show your spouse you care.
Learn How To Increase Returns And Become A Better Peer To Peer Lending Investor: P2P Lending Educational Resources
Peer to peer lending promises to give good returns, but it can be a complicated topic. Here are some educational resources to get your started.