Monthly Archives: June 2009

Procrastination: 100+ Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Reading This

I’m making an assumption that you really shouldn’t be reading this post because, well, you’re doing exactly what you shouldn’t be doing. If you were looking for specific information to help you with your finances, you should be reading about … Continue reading

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Start Cutting Immediately to Save a Sinking Ship

An acquaintance came to me the other day and told me a sad story. She has been unemployed since December and unable to find work. Her husband also lost his job around the same time and although he has since … Continue reading

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A Life Without Debt: You Can Be Debt Free and Still Use Credit Cards

Several financial experts (most notably Dave Ramsey) preach that, if you want to become and remain debt free, you must not use credit cards. Ever. Their reasoning is that, a) it is too easy to get into the debt trap … Continue reading

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Use Predictability To Your Advantage: Planning Ahead Saves Money

One of the biggest things you can do to save money is simply to plan ahead. I’m not talking about planning far ahead like planning for retirement or for starting a family, although those are good plans to make. I’m … Continue reading

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