Hey! Why Has My Paycheck Shrunk?
So the holidays are over and I’m facing that extra credit card debt from all those gifts that seemed like such a good idea only a few short weeks before, I trudge back to the office in my
Great Retirement Calculators
There are literally hundreds… maybe even thousands of websites out there that promise to help you prepare for your retirement.
Charting Your Voyage Out of the Rat Race
It’s all in the finances.
If you want to escape from your day job, all it really takes is an ability to earn more than you can reasonably expect to live on per month.
Eating Out is a Great Way to Save Money
Gwah? Are you serious, Mike? But everyone says that shopping for groceries, “buying in bulk” and cooking at home are the best ways to save!
Well, guess what? If you follow m
Why Won’t the Rich Share the Wealth?
The age-old question.
I grew up in one of the richest suburbs in Minneapolis.
Need a Car? Always Buy Used
A long time ago, I wrote an article on why owning a car isn’t necessarily a requirement.
Untying Your Work from Your Income
Awhile back I had an enlightening conversation with a good friend who was looking or a second job.
Escaping the Office During a Recession
Escape the Office? I can barely afford to feed myself, let alone my kids. I can barely even keep up with my bills, mortgage and grocery expenses.
The Ethics of Automated Income
There is a new trend that has developed over the last ten years or so with the rise of the internet.
The Worst Professional Mistake
What is it? What’s the one thing you should never do on a professional level?
Is it taking out a business loan when you don’t have a great plan in place to get started/make mone
How to Spot a Scam – A Guide (Part 2)
In How to Spat a Scam – A Guide (Part 1) I discussed different ways to make it easier to spot online scams. A fun topic, and serious problem, no doubt.
How to Spot a Scam – A Guide (Part 1)
If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.
Never invest anything upfront.
Your Money Personality
Take this all-new test to get a look at how you tend to view money and some advice about how to improve your situation! The results are very straight-forward and clear. Simple is best.
Work From Home Scams
Let’s be honest here: at least once in your life you have clicked on that “work from home” opportunity just out of curiosity. Everyone has.
Should I Buy Those Shoes?
Picture this scene, if you will.
You are at your favorite mall/department store, and you see a pair of shoes you really want. Don’t run away guys! This article is for you, too.
I hear the federal minimum wage in the United States is being raised to $7.25 by 2009. Celebrate good times! I think I’ll do a little dance in the street. Right.
Stressful Work for Higher Pay
Ask just about any sane, rational person if they would like a stress-free career where they would earn six-figures per year (or more) and they’ll readily agree.
The Voluntary Simplicity Test
Here is a little self-test I put together. It’s short, but revealing. There are only 6 questions.
1 – You just got a $1,000 bonus at work.
Why Saving for Retirement is a Bad Idea
For the purposes of this article I am going to ask you to pretend that saving money is not the best idea. In fact, I am going to encourage you to spend.
Your Real Wage
This week I have discussed how much people are actually working versus how much they are being told they are working.