10 Commandments of personal finance

The 10 Commandments of Personal Finance

And he was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments of Personal Finance…

May 26, 2013 30

Life is full of choices. But these money decisions are easy!

If it is about deciding what cereal box I should buy, what I decide has little consequence. But indecision when it comes to money matters can prove… well, expensive! Thankfully, some decisions aren’t that hard! I’d like to invest in the stock market, but don’t know which stock to buy! Is Coca Cola better than […]

May 5, 2013 13
Does it pay to be a contrarian?

Does it pay to be a contrarian?

con·trar·i·an A person who takes a contrary position or attitude Contrarian is a term that is usually applied towards investing. That is, you buy when others are selling and sell when others are buying. You buck the trend by going against the popular market sentiment. Warren Buffett became the third richest man on this planet […]

November 4, 2012 11
Buffett dismisses gold

10 Reasons Why The Rich Hate Warren Buffett

1. Buffett’s favorite food is … A Cheeseburger! Not even one filled with caviar. Buffett loves popcorn and has a penchant for Coke! C’mon Warren, we have a reputation to keep! 2. Buffett has pledged most of his wealth to charity Buffett has pledged, not 25%, or 50%, or even 75%, but 99% of his […]

August 23, 2011 38
cut down on your smoking addiction to save money

Focus On Recurring Expenses To Improve Savings

To improve your savings, start by focusing on your expenses, especially those that are recurring in nature. These are the ones that slowly chip away at your savings. Even if they are small, they add up over time. Address these leaks first. Cutting down on an occasional candy bar won’t cut it, but bringing lunch […]

July 10, 2011 55

Can You Have Fun And Still Be Frugal? You Betcha!

As a participant in Yakezie’s blog swap, Denise from The Single Saver shares her views on ‘Fun And Frugality’! You can read my drivel Latte Sipping ‘Frugal’ Mac User at Denise’s blog. In my favorite quote by Barbara Bush, she says “life really must have joy, it’s supposed to be fun.” I couldn’t agree more […]

May 20, 2011 13
best money saving tips

What Is Your Best Day-To-Day Savings Tip? Round Up

I participated in a little project where a blogger would share his or her best savings tip with a fellow blogger. Called a blog swap and sponsored by the Yakezie bloggers network. I’m surprised no one came with a ‘yard sale‘ post! My swap MoneyCone hosted Penny’s post from The Saved Quarter titled Never Pay […]

February 6, 2011 15

Never Pay Full Price

This is a guest post by Penny from The Saved Quarter. It is part of the second Yakezie blog swap. Check out my guest post at Penny’s blog! Maybe I was born with an over-developed bargain hunting gene, or perhaps my aversion to paying full price was cultivated through years of living on a low […]

February 4, 2011 27
rechargeables eneloop starter pack

5 Eco-Friendly Products For The Smart Saver

Rechargeables This is a no-brainer! Rechargeable battery technology has improved so much that there really isn’t an excuse for not using them. The new generation rechargeables have a number of advantages over the traditional ones. They retain charge for a long period of time No ‘Memory-loss’ effect Can be re-used hundreds of times without loss […]

January 15, 2011 26
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