November 16, 2013

If you have expensive dental work, be sure to do this

The least expensive route to taking care of your teeth is routine care.  If you keep your teeth clean, floss regularly, and don’t let a lot of sugar (or any!) stay on them for any length of time, decay won’t get the chance to take hold of your teeth. As I’ve written about before, I didn’t do this.  At times in my life I didn’t take care of my teeth, and now I’m paying the price.  I will for the re […]

The Four Best “Personal Finance 101″ Resources I’ve Found Online

Quite a few people enter adulthood without understanding the basics of personal finance. That’s a sad statement – but it’s a true one. Personal finance is often a lesson that parents don’t feel comfortable teaching to their children and public schools rarely take a major role on this topic, either. It’s rarely included in state education curriculums. […]

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #152

Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. H. Jackson Brown on time and dreams “Never give up on a dream just because of the length of time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” — H. Jackson Brown A big dream doesn’t happen overnight. 2. […]

Comments of the week, renters insurance is cool edition

Claes BellWe had a lot of great comments on a bunch of different posts. One of my favorite types of comments are readers sharing their own experiences, and we got plenty of those on posts about renters insurance, bedbugs and financial pitfalls for veterans. […]