Tagged money

Are Some People Just Born Good Money Managers?

As I’ve thought more and more about money management and been witness to mine and others money habits, I’ve come to the opinion that I believe to be true: Some folks are just better with money than others. In other words, they are born “money managers”. And, before I offend anyone – let me offer a few …

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Five Things Every Kid Should Know Before Leaving Home

This past weekend I had the opportunity to go up to Minneapolis and meet up with my fellow blogging peeps, Aaron and Laurie (from TheFrugalFarmer.net). While in Minneapolis I stopped by the Mall of Consumerism. Whoops. Sorry. I meant to say Mall of America. Must have been a Freudian slip! :) While at the mall …

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Is it Illegal to Modify or Destroy US Currency?

On Friday, I went into work with out having eaten breakfast and I stopped by our local cafeteria at work to pick up a sausage and egg sandwich. After purchasing my sandwich and getting my change back I noticed something different about the back of the dollar bill I received. A previous owner of my …

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5 Tips for Borrowing Money From Family

When I began my first out-of-debt journey, I was blessed to have two family members offer to lend me money to help pay off my bills. It helped me in many different ways – but most notably, it provided an emotional lift that I needed at the time. Borrowing money from family is not a …

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10 smart money-saving tips for 2010

Here is a great sight I found that gives you 10 smart saving tips for 2010 at Bankrate.com. This site also has several other helpful tools for investing,mortages, retirement,credit cards,different calculators and many other useful tools. Check it out and let me know what you think of Bankrate.com

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Unclaimed or missing money

Check to see if you or a relative has unclaimed property in one or more states where you have had a residence.  These assets consist of forgotten bank deposits and stock, un-cashed payroll checks, and valuables in safe deposit boxes. They also include items such as real estate and state income tax refunds that have …

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SavingsNut.com™

Here is a great website I found, and check  out weekly for great saving ideas. SavingsNut.com™ is a free website that provides thousands of money saving tips and ideas and real-world budgeting advice on how to be frugal and save money on all your expenses, with only minimal lifestyle changes.  The site is organized into 8 sections …

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