Tag: personal finance

21 Rules for Personal Finance

This past month, I came across an excellent post by Certified Financial Advisor, Ben Carlson, entitled “20 Rules for Personal Finance.” I thought it was so practical and succinct, I asked Ben if we could repost his “rules for personal finance.” 1. Salary is not the same as savings. Your net worth is more important than how …

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Do You Spend More Time Watching Football Than On Your Finances?

**The following guest post is from my good buddy, Jeff! Jeff is a local fireman for our federal government, and talks about how finances and football relate. ** Hey O! Guess what time of year it is my fiscally responsible enthusiasts; it’s FOOTBALL season! The time of the year our family gathers around the television …

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On This Day: 100 Years Ago

I love skimming through old newspapers and magazines to see what kind of things people were concerned about in their day and to glean any wisdom/insights from different generations. Just as Charlie has shared what he’s learned from his grandpa about the Great Depression and living as a farmer – there is so much precious gold in …

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How Personal Finance is Like Golf

Ahh.. it’s spring time here in the Midwest and it’s already warm enough to golf! There’s nothing like whacking that ball and seeing it rise and fall against the bright blue sky (well, that’s the way it’s supposed to happen anyways). I love golf. It’s funny how a goofy game can teach you so much …

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Know Your Money Mindset

I recently listened to a great teleseminar given by Laura Adams (also known as the Money Girl). During the call, Laura covers – what I believe – one of the most important topics pertaining to money management and getting your financial house in order: money mindset. This blog and others like it can provide you …

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