5 Year-End Financial Tips to Make 2009 Your Best Year Ever

Tweet A Few Quick Tips to Put Your Money on Track for 2009 Whether you like it or not, 2008 is coming to an end quickly. As the last few days of the year go by, we’ll soon be presented with a new year, and that means many people will be making resolutions and promises […]

List of 50 Largest Mutual Fund Companies Ranked by Assets for 2008

Tweet List of Biggest Fund Companies in 2008 Size isn’t everything, but fund companies with a large number of assets are probably doing something right. In addition, the larger companies are generally able to keep costs down and weather difficult economic times better than smaller companies. So, I thought it would be interesting to take […]

Finding Attractive Interest Rates in a Low-Yield Environment

Tweet How to Make Money When Interest Rates Are Low Interest rates across the board remain low, and this wasn’t helped by the fact that the Fed recently lowered the target rate to it’s lowest point ever. This means that most deposit accounts will continue to cut back on yields, and this is bad news […]

Suze Orman Answers Some Financial Questions from Various Bloggers


Tweet Suze Orman is a household name when it comes to personal finance, and I was lucky enough to have a some time to sit on a call with Suze and a few other bloggers to ask a few questions. Aside from myself, two other familiar faces in the personal finance blogging community were also […]

Poll: Are You Done With Your Holiday Shopping?

Tweet The clock is ticking, and that means time is running out to finish all of your holiday shopping. The malls are already getting extremely busy and it will only get worse the closer we get. Are you someone who always seems to wait until the last minute, or were you prepared this year and […]

Who Invests in 0% Interest Treasury Securities and Why?

Tweet One of the big headlines last week was in regards to the yield on 4-week treasury bills hitting 0%. That means if you invested in one of these, it would earn the same amount of interest as if it was hiding under your mattress. It seems absurd — why would anyone invest in something […]

Time is Running Out for Making 2008 Tax Deductions

Tweet Make the Most of Your 2008 Tax Deductions It might only be December and you realize that you still have roughly four months before the tax filing deadline, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore thinking about your taxes right now. Instead of thinking about the April 15th tax deadline, you should be thinking […]

Enter the Smalll Business Stimulus Contest

Tweet Are you a budding entrepreneur? Have a business idea but just don’t have the time or resources to get it off the ground? With all of the bailouts and stimulus packages floating around these days, one area that doesn’t get a lot of help is small business. Especially those who have just started, or […]