August 28, 2013

What Does ETF Stand For?

Ever wondered what does ETF stands for? ETF is the abbreviation of exchange traded fund, sometimes people will refer to this as electronic traded fund but the first is more correct. So that is it, that is all you wanted to know, you can click away from the page now. Well I guess I will […] […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 8/29, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Resumes! Learn about resume writing, editing, and having multiple resumes. […]

How to Frugally Ship Packages

As many of you know, I actively trade (and sometimes sell) quite a few things thanks to the internet, which means over the course of the past several years, I’ve become intimately familiar with how the different package shipment services work. […]

How Much Will Obamacare Cost You?

The year 2014 is fast approaching. And with the new year, you will be required to purchase health insurance if you don’t already have it. […]

SteveDH, July 2013 Net Worth

In Naked With Cash, seven anonymous Consumerism Commentary readers publicly track and analyze their finances on a monthly basis. For almost a decade, I tracked my own finances on Consumerism Commentary; now I’m sharing the benefits of public accountability with the participants. I’ve partnered with financial planners who will offer some guidance along the way. […]

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Bill Watterson Edition

You will find your own ethical dilemmas in all parts of your lives, both personal and professional. We all have different desires and needs, but if we don’t discover what we want from ourselves and what we stand for, we will live passively and unfulfilled. Sooner or later, we are all asked to compromise ourselves and the things we care about. We define ourselves by our actions. […]

The sad faces of college debt

This article is by staff writer Jeffrey Steele. It’s not often that I find myself in a cocoon of warm and fuzzy feelings about how good I’ve had it in life. But when I consider the economic travails endured by the current generation of college students, I can’t help feeling I’ve lived a pretty charmed existence. […]

4 signs you’re over your job & 5 things you can do about it

This post is by staff writer Kristin Wong. Over the summer, I read a book that likened a miserable job to hanging onto the edge of a cliff. I thought it was an appropriate analogy. Like most people, I’ve been there, and that’s totally what it feels like. You know you have to let go, but letting go is scary. You could land in a better spot, or you could meet your ruin. […]

Your Sleeping Position May Be Hurting You

Are you experiencing discomfort, exhaustion, or pain that doesn't seem to have a cause? You may want to consider changing your sleeping position to see if that helps you feel better. While we often don't notice discomfort while we're asleep, the fact that we spend so many hours asleep means that our bodies can end up in awkward and uncomfortable positions for long periods of time. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 08/28

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The 5 Best Microwaves

Microwave ovens revolutionized the way we prepare foods. The first microwave was sold in 1947, and since then, they've become a necessity in the kitchen of every busy cook. […]

Best Money Tips: 96 Ways to Cut Your Spending

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on 96 ways to cut your spending, ways you're sabotaging your job hunt, and keeping your large family frugal. Top 5 Articles How to Save Money: 96 Ways to Cut Your Spending — To cut your spending, carpool, recycle, and mend your clothing instead of tossing it. […]

5 Steps to Take If You're House Poor

You often hear the term "house poor" come up during the home buying process when people are warned against purchasing too much house. There are things you can do to try to avoid this situation before you buy, but what happens if you discover you're house poor post-purchase? Find out more about what this means and the steps you can take to navigate this challenging situation. […]

Millionaire Interviews

I am in the process of moving this series from Wealth Lion to FMF. So here's the post that got it all started...This blog is about how to grow your net worth. To this end, I have been (and will keep) sharing the tips I've learned along the way, but I want to offer a broader perspective for my readers' sakes. […]

How to avoid losing money in vending machines

Odds are excellent that you’ve seen this happen, or had it happen to you.  You go to a vending machine (hungry), stare over the array of junky food and candy inside, make a selection, put your money in, and … … the machine jams, or your selection gets wedged in between the coil and the glass.  Or maybe the machine just takes your money and smiles back at you, silently mocking your anger and discom […]