Did you know that the Science Friday on NPR is the best programming available on radio? Ok, maybe that is just my opinion, but it is the best part of Friday for me. If you are interested in various science topics, I encourage you to give it a listen. If you don’t have a radio available when it plays live, they have podcasts you can download from the website. With that, on with the links…
How to Obtain a Good Auto Insurance Policy – Auto insurance is very important and can account for a sizable portion of your monthly budget. Find out how to get the best bang for your buck.
Buy Candy on Sale – Just after a holiday is the best time to buy candy and Halloween is the king of candy holidays.
The Cost of Living for a Family of Four – How much does it really cost to provide for a family of four? You might be shocked to see what that number can be in places like California.
Why do People Sign up for Netflix? – Well for us, we use Netflix because we live in the middle of nowhere and there isn’t a decent rental store within 20+ miles. So, it just makes sense to have movies delivered.
Don’t Feel Bad for Keeping Things Simple – Getting your financial house in order doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes a simple plan is the best plan.
Why Are People so Ignorant About Money? – I don’t have an answer for that since I wonder the same thing. You don’t have to be a financial genius, but a lot of people just seem apathetic when it comes to their own money.
Things You Should Know About Percentage Traps – Our finances are filled with percentages, but what do they mean? You really have to pay attention to the context to ensure you’re understanding the meaning of the percentage.
Retirement Plan Contribution Limits for 2008 – Although most people expected a $500 increase to the 401k/403b limits, the announcement was made that differs.
Win a Free Copy of Quicken Premier 2008 – I use Quicken, and would recommend that anyone who wants to track their finances with a computer to give it a try. Here is a chance to win a free copy.
8 Steps to a Six Figure Career – Hopefully I can reach that point soon. I got off to a late start when I tried the entrepreneurial path the first 3 years out of college, but that six figure goal is right around the corner, I can feel it! Here are some great tips to help you reach that milestone.
Will a Share of Google be Worth More Than an Ounce of Gold? – It looks like that may be a possibility soon. I’m still kicking myself for not picking up a few shares back during the IPO.
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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+.