Prepare for Your Next Financial Crisis

With constant talk of the debt ceiling and a possible double-dip recession, I thought it would be applicable to talk a little about personal finance crisis events in our personal lives and what we can do about it.  Like any other American, bad things happen to us.  Most of the time we’re not prepared.  What […]

Personal Finance the Lazy Way

This is a guest post by Lazy Man from Lazy Man and Money. A lot of people ask me why I go by the name Lazy Man. I wanted to convey the message that managing your money doesn’t have to be a lot of work. If a Lazy Man like me can do it anyone […]

Being Financially Prepared for a Disaster

Disasters happen. There’s simply no way around it, and most of the time there’s nothing we can do about them. And most disasters are extremely rare, so this makes for a devastating combination. But look no further than early 2011 and see that disasters can and do happen, and can affect millions of people. Some […]

April is National Financial Literacy Month

Did you know that April is National Financial Literacy Month? That’s right, there’s a whole month dedicated to increasing financial literacy. I like to think that around here it’s a 24/7 financial literacy marathon, but a lot of media outlets and finance blogs will be joining forces over the next few weeks to bring financial […]

4 Ways to Increase Your Income in 2011

Let’s face it. You can never make too much money. Every dollar that you earn can be used for something that you need or want. Whether you sock away the extra cash for a rainy day or opt to replace an aging appliance, one thing is certain.  Money makes it easier for you to accomplish […]

5 Ways Social Media Can Cost You Money

Social Media is Fun, But if You’re Not Careful it Can Cost You Everybody seems to be jumping on the social media bandwagon these days and in just a few short years sites like Facebook and Twitter have hundreds of millions of users. Most people are aware of the fact that the things you talk […]