Everyone knows the popular Capital One commercials, with the tagline "What's in your wallet?" I always thought it was a stupid tagline, but of course, as good business marketing always does, the saying got stuck in my head. So, today, I've decided to answer that nagging question so I can once and for all get it out of my head. Here goes: First Look Upon my first gaze at the worn leather … [Read more...] about What’s In Your Wallet?
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I am SO excited about today's budget Friday submission. Here are the details: Crystal at Budgeting in the Fun Stuff was gracious enough to send me her budget submission. This is going to be fun! If you don't know Crystal's story, start here. Crystal is a fellow personal finance blogger who has more energy than anyone I have ever (digitally) met. She has also been talented enough to build an … [Read more...] about Budget Friday Submission 3
This post is part of the Life Insurance Movement put on by Jeff Rose at Good Financial Cents. This movement is part of a large campaign to help raise awareness about the importance of life insurance. If you want more information about this movement, just click the links above. Thank you for reading. There is one personal finance topic that may be too personal. It's the topic no one wants to … [Read more...] about Death: The Only Reason For Life Insurance
There are times in a man's (woman's) life when he has to set aside his pride, put down the tools a realize that he needs to hire a professional. I am not at that point just yet, but with all of the home projects we are taking on, it got me wondering if it would have been better to hire a professional to do that work vs. doing it myself. It really comes down to how much I value my time outside of … [Read more...] about Should You Hire A Professional?
Hey, I'm back fools! Well….you're not really fools at all, it just sounds cool to say that. Anyways… I've been going through a series about billing mistakes and because there are so many of them, I had to split it into 3 parts. Ridiculous. In Part 1, I talked about medical, cable and cell phone bills. In Part 2, I talked about credit card, grocery and restaurant bills. Today we'll finish off the … [Read more...] about How To Save Money: Billing Mistakes (Part 3)
WOOHOO! I'm back with another Budget Friday submission! Today we will be going over a very unique budget. Here are the deets: Today's budget is another anonymous submission (I have a feeling most of them will be). They have a very unique situation which was a fun challenge when coming up with the modified budget. Here's the background: They are a couple who moved out of country while the … [Read more...] about Budget Friday Submission 2