money

Whether you have some student loans, have been unfortunately living on your credit cards, or have just made a mistake or two along the way, you deserve a debt free life. You’re just going to have to work for it. That’s ok, though- work means goals and goals feel great to get to. You can […]

Contract for Difference trading requires a contract between a broker and an investor in which profits can be made when the asset moves in the same direction as the position that is taken. The asset itself is never owned. However, these contracts are tradable instruments and there are many benefits in online CFD trading. How […]

WTF is a budget?

by Ninja on May 25, 2010 · 30 comments

There is one thing that always reigns true in the world of personal finance: Everyone does things differently, especially when it comes to budgeting. I’m convinced, no two budgets are the same. Here are a few of the different budgeting methods I’ve observed… The anal envelope: This method is no joke. It’s not for the […]

As I mentioned before, Girl Ninja and I are going through premarital counseling. We are three weeks in and it has been totally awesome. We meet with a local couple that has been married for 25 years. At the end of each counseling session GN and myself are usually tasked with homework assignments. One of […]

What was your epihpany?

by Ninja on April 27, 2010 · 32 comments

I think it’s safe to assume all PDITF readers have two things in common… 1) At some point in your life, you decided to get your financial situation figured out 2) You’re all wearing leopard print underwear. (you followed my pictures instructions, right?) Seriously though, you probably had a financial epiphany at some point… right? […]

The real issue with money

by Ninja on April 22, 2010 · 11 comments

Last night, Girl Ninja and I completed another pre-marital counseling session (which I would recommend all couples do) and dabbled a little bit in the financial aspects of marriage. We have not yet gotten to the ‘finances’ section yet, so the BIG “money talk” is still looming. One thing, though, did stand out to me […]

I’m not scared to admit my umbilical cord has not been fully cut. Now don’t be confused. I’m in no way financially dependent upon my parents. I can support myself, but there is definitely comfort in knowing my family will always have my back. I like my parents a lot, and I’m pretty sure they […]