When I first moved away from home I purchased my home and auto insurance with my financial institution because I didn’t know any better…
A Brief Primer on REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) Part 1: What are REITs, why should you invest in them, and how do they compare to being a landlord.
How to start?
Find one area that bothers you the most. Is it piles of paper on your dining room table? Or a closet that is a total mess? Attacking the most cluttered area will be motivating and make you feel awesome…
If you’re new to Money Life and More, in December 2012 we decided it was time to open up to you, my readers, and shared our very first debt update.
Student Loan Debt Update – May 2013
Another month has flown by and here we are updating you again on our student loan payoff! It isn’t awesome as it could be, but life happens…
Recently, Financial Samurai‘s Sam Dogen wrote on Yakezie.com wondering if that number was different for online income from blogging…
When it comes to home repairs or pulling off DIY projects, it’s the ladies in my family rocking the tool belt. Despite being a card carrying Daddy’s girl, I did not grow up with the kind of father who owned lots of power tools or worked around the house fixing things each weekend…
Remember last weekend I had my Cinco de Mayo house party? Well what I didn’t say about the prep for that party was my house was a complete and utter disaster. My mom helped me do some err clean my whole house before the party so my friends wouldn’t think I was a disgusting mess.
Now, my friends are polite and nobody would have said anything, but I wanted to avoid the whole, “This place is a mess” apology that I usually make when friends come over unexpectedly…
So Monday was about some reasons parents choose to pay for their kids’ college. For some parents, they have been planning on this as soon their kids were born and they have worked hard to give this gift.
Why Parents Shouldn’t Pay For College
Now on the other side is the debate, there are just as caring and sincere parents who argue that having their kids pay for their own college tuition is a great opportunity that they want them to have…
Club Thrifty – Stop spending. Start living.Hey folks! Welcome back to Club Thrifty! Today we are uber pleased to be joined by Melissa Hathaway, Senior Marketing Analyst at ShopAtHome.com. Enjoy!
Club Thrifty: Hello Melissa, and thanks for being with us today! Tell us a little bit about ShopAtHome…
Have you ever driven by a house for sale and thought to yourself, “Who would ever want to live there?”. You have come to this conclusion just based on the exterior of the house. The inside may be incredible, but the outside keeps you away. Landscaping may not sell your house, but it will definitely get more people in the door when you go to sell…
I’ve been even more cautious about what can happen in the world since my daughter was born…
Over the years I’ve extended my minimalism to most areas of my life. From my wardrobe, to my furniture, to my book collection, I’ve been slowly and surely trimming away unnecessary items in my life for years now…
The News – What is everyone talking about?
Wealthy Manhattan moms hired disabled people at Disney World to pose as their family members. Read the full story at NYP.
No really, they cruise around on handicap motor vehicles so they don’t have to wait in line…