What’s your favorite dumb but fun expense?

April 9, 2009

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. If you tell me yours, I’ll tell you mine Three years ago I was entering my senior year of college and was in need of a car to begin my adult life. I ended up getting a brand spankin’ new Scion tC. I was set on buying […]

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Travel Fund before Emergency Fund…what?!

April 8, 2009

I’ll be the first to admit it, I’m kind of a blog whore and if your reading this, then chances are, you’re equally whorish. One of the things I find myself particularly drawn to on other PF blogs is the progress bar, much like the one on the upper right corner of this page. It’s […]

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Emergency $100 in your wallet….no thank you!

April 7, 2009

I was given a piece of advice when I was in college… “Always keep a $100 bill in your wallet because you never know when you might need it.” I took the recommendation to heart and decided I would give it a shot. Let’s just say that bill turned in to ice cream, a hoodie, […]

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Wells Fargo or Redneck Bank…Do you know which bank is backed by the FDIC??

April 6, 2009

The answer to this question… BOTH.I got my blogs first question from a pretty cool dude named Jeremy. He asks…. I read your post about getting a better rate on my savings account . Makes sense, but how can one verify that the bank is legitimate? I’d rather not just throw money at somewhere I’m […]

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Heck Yeah, I’m in the press….kinda!

April 3, 2009

I just found out I had my first appearance in the press!!! I was checking out what web pages have referred people to this site and came across an article on MSN Money. I read through the article and found that Karen Datko, the author, had included a whole paragraph referencing one of my previous articles. […]

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"A dilemma"….follow up

April 3, 2009

About two weeks ago I posted about a dilemma I was having. For those unfamiliar, I was unsure of the amount of my disposable income I wanted to allocate to my “future house fund” and how much I wanted to throw at my student loan. That article has been my most read post and by […]

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Would you pay $10MM for a Hanger?

April 1, 2009

Have you ever heard anyone say “There is no reason to reinvent the wheel.” or”If it’s not broken, don’t fix it”? Well if so go tell that person they owe you $10 million. I did a little google millionaire research and came across Devon Rifkin, a self made millionaire. I’ll give the gist of the […]

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