Tag Archives: Budgeting

Your Paycheck and Gas

Posted on 27. Jul, 2008 by .

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Ever wonder how long you need to work in order to fill your gas tank? Check out the “hours for gallons” calculator and find out!

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Reverse Psychology: Why You Can’t Get Out of Debt

Posted on 09. Mar, 2008 by .

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Since I seem to be a bit lazy today, I’m going to point you to a great little post at 22 Dollars Entitled “8 Reasons You Can’t Get Out of Debt.” I like this article, not necessarily at the points it makes, but rather because it takes the issue of debt and turns it on its head.

You’ll hear me, and every other personal finance blogger out there, tell you what to do to get out of debt. Cut back spending… get a second job… make a realistic budget… and on and on…

But have you ever stopped to think about why you CAN’T get out of debt? Seriously, take a second today and ask yourself why you can’t seem to do it.

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America’s Budget Crisis

Posted on 07. Oct, 2007 by .

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A friend of mine recently recommended listening to the Commonwealth Club of California’s podcast. The Commonwealth Club is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, bringing together its more than 18,000 members for over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy. The most recent podcast was entitled America’s […]

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How to Save Your Pennies During College

Posted on 03. Oct, 2007 by .

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My friends over at 22dollars.com have posted a great article on the 25 Top 5 Smart Spending Tips for Students – How to Make Ends Meet When You’re in College. Since college students are always strapped for cash, the article is perfect for anyone who is attending, or planning to attend college anytime soon. My […]

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Could We Exist in a World Without Credit Cards?

Posted on 24. Sep, 2007 by .

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I’m a big fan of Kevin Rosen, columnist for the Kansas City Star. He writes high quality columns about kids and money on a regular basis. However, one of his recent articles has drawn a lot of heat. In the article, Kevin made the following statement: Wouldn’t it be nice if our children grew into […]

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