Spam Sales on the Rise, Common Sense at an All-Time Low

Spam

Tweet There is no shortage of absurd measures people will take in hopes of saving a few dollars, but I think this one takes the cake. I first heard the story on NPR this morning, where the sales of Spam are rapidly increasing thanks to more people buying the food-like substance as a substitute for […]

Poll: Are Gas Prices Changing Your Driving Habits or Vacation Plans?

Tweet Gas prices are certainly one of the hottest topics right now, and for good reason. Many places are now seeing $4.00 a gallon or higher. This is certainly expensive, and it is also a psychological barrier. We had these same discussions when gas was expected to break $2 a gallon, and $3, so this […]

Poll: Do You Organize the Money in Your Wallet or Purse?

Tweet I was getting ready to head to the cafeteria for lunch the other day, and before heading down with a co-worker I stopped to open up my wallet and rearrange my cash. He looked at me a bit puzzled and asked what I was doing. I didn’t think anything of it, but just told […]

Ten Steps To Take When You Are In Financial Trouble

Tweet This is a guest post from The Shark Investor. The Shark Investor shares his thoughts on an active approach to passive investing. This includes constant hunting for good aggressive opportunities for generating high returns on your assets. Does a shortage of money make you feel paralyzed? Seeing yourself in a deep financial trouble is […]

Aggressively Pay Down That College Debt

Tweet This is a guest post by Miranda Marquit, who writes about personal finances for Yielding Wealth. One of the trends that we see a lot of these days is Leaving College With Debt. I was one of those statistics. When I finished my undergraduate degree six years ago, I had credit card debt on […]

Poll: Do You Agree With George Soros and His 'Super-Bubble' Theory?

Tweet If you aren’t familiar with George Soros, he is one of the greatest financial speculators, and one of the richest men in the world. He amassed a fortune with his hedge fund that began in the 1970s. Since, he has gone on to become a very controversial, yet respected individual in the financial world. […]

Get a Jump on Summer With These Warm Weather Money Saving Tips

Tweet We’re cruising through spring, and in many locations, it feels as if summer is already here. Well, it won’t be long and summer will be upon us, but that doesn’t mean you should wait to take advantage of some money saving ideas. For those of us in colder climates, we tend to focus on […]