Microsoft Money Users Can Switch to Quicken With Big Discounts and Free Software

Microsoft Money Customers:  Transition to Quicken! As you may have heard last month, Microsoft is winding down it’s Money platform. I know a lot of you use MS Money and have been happy with it for a long time. Unfortunately, going forward there are not going to be any additional updates. Your software will still […]

Stay Tuned for the iPod Touch Giveaway Winners

Even though the contest ended Monday morning, I’m a little behind in getting all of the entries gathered. There was a lot of interest so it’s taking some time to make sure all the valid entries get accounted for. Later this weekend I’ll be contacting the winners directly. If your winning entry was from the […]

Special Offer: Ohio College Advantage 529 Plan $25 Free Bonus

Sign Up by May 31st to Get Your $25 Bonus Have you been thinking about setting up a 529 plan but just never get around to it? It’s OK, there are a lot of different financial issues competing for our attention, and college savings is often put a little further down the priority list than […]

Announcing the New Money Tips Network

In case you missed the announcement over on Wise Bread, there’s a new blog network and I’m proud to be a part of it. You’ll see the Money Tips badge on this site and others who participate. There are a lot of great blogs in the group and I’m sure you’ll find it as useful […]

Get Your Quicken 2009 Discount Before May 31st – 33% Off

There are a number of financial management programs out there, but Quicken has been one of the leaders for years. I’ve been using Quicken for about three years and just recently upgraded to the 2009 edition. It’s really nice, and if you’re looking for a comprehensive financial management program it’s hard to beat. Luckily, Quicken […]

America Saves Week: February 22 – March 1, 2009

Did you know that this week is America Saves Week? America Saves Week is still relatively new with this being just the third year, but it drives home an important issue. As a whole, Americans typically don’t save enough money. Whether it’s saving for retirement, saving for college, or just putting money into an emergency […]

Don't Forget – Today You Can Get Free Advice From Kiplinger and the NAPFA

Kiplinger is partnering with the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors for an event called Jump-Start Your Retirement Plan Days. Through this event you’ll have access to fee-only financial planners that are ready to take your questions. From saving for retirement, paying off debt, or even estate planning, they are there to help.  There are two […]

Enter the Smalll Business Stimulus Contest

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 are […]

Generation X Finance on the Radio, Two Year Anniversary, and More

Well, we’re back from Vegas, and I must say, it’s good to be home. Five days at that place was more than enough. The good news is that even though I had budgeted a good deal of money to be lost in gambling, we actually came out ahead about $150. Not bad considering the length […]

Want $50? Open a TradeKing Account and get $50 – Free Money is Good

How does getting $50 for doing almost nothing sound? That’s what I thought. Open a TradeKing account and get $50. If you’re unfamiliar with TradeKing, I did a quick overview back in early 2007. Surprisingly, not much has changed since then, and TradeKing remains an outstanding company that hasn’t raised their very low trade prices […]