Money Management

I’ll be honest: I’ve never really understood the difference between money market funds and money market accounts. Recently, however, I read a few articles that showed me the basic differences between these two investments, and I want to pass my new knowledge on to you. First of all, both money market accounts and money market […]

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Diversifying your income, or adding multiple income streams, is a great way to protect yourself in a down economy. If you lose one source of income, you can simply turn to another to get you through hard times. My quest to diversify my income has gone beyond the financial protection aspect — I actually enjoy […]

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I’m sure I’ll get some disagreement with this decision, but I’m a big boy and I can take it. Here’s the story: I’m a personal finance blogger, I just financed our new (to us) van with a six-year loan, and I honestly think it was a good decision. At the end of January, my wife […]

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I have a love-hate relationship with financial rules of thumb. On one hand, I recognize that not everyone is going to spend as much time thinking about and researching financial topics as they should, and rules of thumb give them easy-to-remember guidelines for staying on track. But on the other hand, these types of guidelines […]

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The lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are officially here, making it the perfect time to lounge by the pool, take a little vacation… and do a little tax preparation. Yes: tax preparation. While we think of tax season as being in the spring, planning for the big April 15th deadline is something you can […]

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“Debit or credit?” It’s a question I’m asked every time I swipe my debit card — and which path I choose doesn’t seem to make much of a difference to me. I walk out of the store with my purchase, and the money is deducted from my checking account. But if we look under the […]

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