From Book Reviews

End of Spring Book Giveaway

One of the benefits of having a personal finance site is that often times book publishers and authors gift us with their wonderful finance-related books. The downside to that is we cannot possibly read them all (nor keep em all). So, we thought we’d do a little late-spring cleaning and give them a new home! …

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2012 Personal Finance Challenge: Read a Book About Finance

I wanted to check-in with those of you who are participating in our year-long personal finance challenge we have going on here at TTG. First off, I want to welcome all of you who are partaking – and I hope it helps you get motivated to change your finances for the better in 2012. Please …

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How to increase your man skills

I’m sure everyone is familiar with the Worst-case Scenario¬ģ books put out by Quirk Productions. Well, now there is one special for every man to help him increase his man skill(s). In it, you’ll learn to crash-land a plane on water, leap from a motorcycle to a car, apologize when you don’t know what you’ve …

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Book review: Bargain Junkie by Annie Korzen

If you were a regular Seinfeld viewer, you’re probably familiar with the character, Doris Klompus. Doris was portrayed by writer/performer, Annie Korzen, author of Bargain Junkie: Living the Good Life on the Cheap. From reading her book, you get the sense that Korzen is probably a very entertaining lady to be around. Her writing style …

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The New Frugality book winners!

Thanks to all who entered and a special thanks to Bloomsbury Press for the books! Here are the five winners from the drawing. We will be contacting you directly for your mailing address: Dionne Shannon Sara Amanda Noelle Have a great day! Sharing is caring:

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Book review: “The New Frugality” by Chris Farrell

After going through the Great Recession of 2008 to present, I couldn’t suggest any better book to read than The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save More, and Live Better. For anyone looking¬†for radical change in their life after realizing they’ve consumed too much and are in too deep of debt prior to the …

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Helping kids manage their money

Recently, Aaron talked on the importance of being a financial example to your kids (7 things I learned from my parents). Along those same lines I came upon the website, Money Savvy Generation, and found this great piggy bank for helping kids manage their money. (piggy bank link) It helps kids realize that there is …

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Book recommendation: Be Thrifty

I want to tell you about a book that I recently came across from Workman Publishing called Be Thrifty: How to Live Better with Less. Editors Pia Catton and Califia Suntree note they have not come onto anything new with being thrifty, but write: “For a while, thrift was all but forgotten-as neglected as an …

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