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
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.
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 […]
Here are three tax reduction strategies you may want to consider before the end of the 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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
It is important to know the rules of of an inherited Roth IRA because it can trigger both estate taxes and income taxes.
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.
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.
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.