I don’t know about you, but I’m glad taxes are behind me for another year. Even though I use an accountant and she takes care of most of the dirty work it’s always nice to get back to focusing on more important financial matters. For me that means taking care of business of having a new tenant in our rental and doing some home repairs after some bad storms roared through. Seems like there’s always something keeping you on your toes.
If anything, it sure is nice that spring is finally here in the midwest. Well, as close to spring gets around these parts anyway. We did just have a few inches of snow earlier in the week. Kind of absurd, I know. But just being able to get outside with the kids lately is such a relief. My daughter sure loves it out there:
What To Do When You’ve Got Too Much Debt – While a little debt and certain kinds of debt aren’t all that bad, what do you do when things just get out of control and you find yourself with too much debt? Here are some tips to get you started.
15 Things Our Grandparents Lived Without (and We Probably Could, Too) – What on Earth would we do without our iPods? Unthinkable, right? Well, as much as we love the things we have there are plenty of things we can do without. Our grandparents turned out fine without them.
Wealth Distribution and the Top 1% – We hear a lot in the media about the “top 1%” of earners and wealth, but what does that really mean? My Dollar Plan breaks it down.
Bad Credit Score Immunity – We know that there are a number of factors that affect your credit score, but there are a number of important factors about you that don’t affect it, and usually can’t by law. Here’s what you need to know.
5 Things You Should Have On Hand To Weather A Disaster – Nobody wants to go through a disaster, but it’s a fact of life that these things can and do occur. Usually at the worst possible time too. So here are five things you should have on hand to help you through a disaster.
Chinese Water Torture – What does Chinese water torture have to do with personal finance? Well, Steve enlightens us. After reading this you’ll be better aware of the long-term consequences of your actions.
How to Run a Barter Exchange for Earth Day – Want to save money and save the environment? Try setting up a barter exchange for Earth Day, which happens to be today, but you can do this any time as well.
Debt Free for Life – I’m a big David Bach fan and his book Automatic Millionaire made a big impression on me. Well he has a new book out on how to be debt free for life and Lazy Man takes a peek inside.
7 Reasons to Mange Your Finances Online – We use the internet for everything these days, but some people are still uneasy about tackling finances online. Well, there’s little to fear if you do it properly and it can save you money.
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About the Author: Jeremy Vohwinkle is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® and spent a few years working as a financial planner. Today, he helps people make the most of their money by writing about personal finance here and elsewhere on the web. Jeremy is also Coach at Adaptu and a regular contributor for other publications such as Intuit, and American Express. Be sure to follow Jeremy on Twitter or Google+.