Reader Mail

The opposition

October 25, 2011 · 46 comments

PDITF is a single author blog. Ninety-five percent of the articles are written by me, the other 5% are guest posts. Today, I thought I’d mix it up even more and allow a few unsuspecting people to hijack today’s post. My article about student loans being forgiven has quickly become one of my most popular. […]

Ninja answers.

June 21, 2011 · 15 comments

Got an email from a lost soul yesterday and I thought we could help put her on the path to eternal riches. Check it… Hi! I’m a long-time reader of your blog. I want to start a retirement account for myself. I’m a 23 year-old, soon-to-be-married female with a full-time job. My employer does not […]

Help a reader out

December 15, 2010 · 25 comments

Got this letter from a fellow PDITF reader…. My husband and I own a condo in the SF Bay Area. We bought a 1bd condo at what (we thought) was the bottom of the market (sad face). We’re currently under water on the place about $30-$40K. We recently started snowballing our debt and the only […]

I love getting mail from PDITF readers. It makes me feel like I’m important, even though I’m really not. Well, it’s time we help another Debt Puncher out and share our two cents on his situation. His email says… I just paid off the first of my 9 (yes…credit+retail) cards. It’s a huge achievement. I’m […]

Got an email from a loyal PDITFer. Here’s what it said… I have a bit of a decision to make and heard from a birdie that you are the man for financial/life questions…i kinda just need a wall to bounce ideas off of.  Here’s some background info first. I just graduated, have a great job […]

It’s time to help another PDITF reader out. Jane sent me an email. It says… You’re all about debt reduction and I can get on board with that, but we (hubby and I) are contemplating getting into business for ourselves.  Would this be acceptable debt (in your eyes)??  We’re looking at possibly $50k with the […]

One of my favorite things about authoring this blog is getting to read the various emails people send me from time to time. Yesterday, I received a simple, one question email… I am fairly new to being financially savy and PF blogs. I just wanted to get your opinion. At what age/income should you open […]