The Social Security Administration’s Windfall Elimination Provision

Tweet The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) has been around since the Regan Administration, but most people never learn about this provision until it is too late.  The WEP is a provision in the Social Security law that serves to prevent retirees from getting a “windfall” of money from the federal government.  I’ll get back to […]

Political Donations Aren't Tax Deductible?

Tweet This is a guest post by J. Money covering for me while I’m on vacation. J. Money writes for – A laid back finance blog of a guy just trying to spice things up a bit. He also finds budgets….well…sexy!  You can sign up to his feed here if you like what you see. […]

Set Aside $1,000 in an Emergency Fund. Now

Tweet This is a guest post by FWP. FWP from the Financial Wellness Project shares her stories, lessons, and progress reports as she attempts to get a handle on her finances and make sense of money while still living a ‘rich’, enjoyable life. Please consider visiting and subscribing to the Financial Wellness Project and share […]

Save Your Retirement Dreams by Protecting Your Income Streams

Tweet This is a guest post by John, who writes over at Mighty Bargain Hunter.  John is a father of one and a card-carrying member of Generation X.  If you enjoyed this post, he would just love for you to subscribe to his feed. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few […]

Using CD Ladders To Save Wisely

Tweet While I’m on vacation, I’m having other writers fill in and write guest posts. This is a guest post from Matthew over at CD Ladders is a great resource for learning about how CD ladders work, where you can set them up, and the benefits of using a CD ladder. If you enjoy […]

Poll: Has the Recent Economic Downturn Changed Your Holiday Plans?

Tweet In the midst of everything that’s unfolded over the past year, many people will be faced with difficult decisions, especially around the holidays. For those who are already struggling financially, taking the family to see relatives across the country might be out. For others, it could just mean a few less presents to give, […]

Lending Club is Now Open to Lenders Again After Completing SEC Registration

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Tweet If you follow the peer-to-peer lending arena, you might recall that back in April, Lending Club closed to new lenders as they began the SEC registration process. There was a lot of discussion and speculation regarding this move, but as of now, Lending Club has completed the registration process and is now open for […]