forward thinking

So I was driving home last night and the host of the radio show I was listening to proposed a question to all of his listeners. I thought it was kind of an awkward question. This is what he asked: If you could get paid to do something you already do on a regular basis, […]

Bring it on haterz

November 3, 2009 · 21 comments

I still stand by my statement the other day “Personal finance bloggers are a pretty tolerant bunch.” That said, after Dr. Faith shared with me the comments on this Give Me Back My Five Bucks article, I’m learning that personal finance readers, may not be. Krystal bought a new car for $30k and received a […]

The Best Vacations Are Free

September 21, 2009 · 5 comments

As you all know, I am currently on a business trip in the Marshal Islands (MI). I’ve been here for three days now, and I have to say, I’m in love. I thought Hawaii was incredible when I was there last week, but it’s got nothing on the MI. I’m looking forward to the next […]

Acquiring financing in these tumultuous times is probably the freakin’ scariest aspect of purchasing a home, or at least it will be for this Debt Ninja. If you are looking for financing or refinancing for your home, whether looking at an FHA mortgage, jumbo mortgage, VA mortgage, or a reverse mortgage, make sure to research […]

So I’m a little weird and have a slight obsession with HGTV. I’m not particularly fond of the decorating shows, but when it comes to shows on the home buying process I’m pretty much an addict. I was watching “My house is worth what?” last night when I had an epiphany: I don’t want my […]

Howdy doody debt punchers. Today I pose a question. At what age do you anticipate reaching your peak income? I have read quite a few personal finance books that discuss income trends of individuals over their lifetime. The graphs usually show a persons income peaking by their late 30’s. I got to thinking “When do […]

Just about every personal finance blogger has wrote about the importance of an emergency fund. I lost my E-fund blogging virginity back in April, but I can’t help but revisit the issue…this time, with a twist I’ll start with the Ninja definition of what exactly an E-fund is…Emergency Fund: A dedicated saving plan to cover […]