November 26, 2013

Great Christian Products

Many of you have probably seen that I have a relatively new site sponsor here at Free Money Finance. For those of you who have been here long enough to remember when I posted on the Bible and Money every Sunday, the sponsor shouldn’t surprise you. […]

Using Amazon Price-Matching to Save Money While Shopping

This article first appeared at U.S. News and World Report Money. The holiday shopping season is upon us and, for a lot of us, that means quite a lot of gift purchases. […]

This is why you’re broke, auto pay edition

Claes BellLike Wile E. Coyote and those canyon walls painted to look like a wide-open road, I can never seem to stop falling into the auto pay trap. In theory, it’s great; having monthly subscription fees automatically debited from your checking account is so convenient it’s almost invisible, especially for smaller charges. […]

Calvin, October 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. […]

Wishing for the Best for Your Children? Make the Best Instead

Almost every parent out there has dreams for their children. They want their children to have a happy life, no matter what path they take. They want their children to see success in whatever life paths they choose. They want their children to find love and perhaps also want their children to know the joys of parenthood. […]

What each new game console costs to own

Claes BellThe next generation of video game consoles here, and while there are plenty of fan boys out there loyal to their particular brand no matter what, a lot of us haven’t made a decision on which to choose. […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save During the Holidays?

The holiday season is one of the most expensive times of the year, what with millions of people spending extra on food, decor, travel, and gifts. For the budget-conscious, it takes strategic planning and prioritizing to keep costs low. How do you save during the holidays? Have you changed any part of your festivities to make it more frugal? […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 11/26

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How to Get Through the Airport Faster

Sometimes, the time and process of just getting to — and through — the airport makes flying an agonizing experience. It doesn't have to be! Use these tips to get through the airport faster and join the ranks of savvy frequent flyers. (See also: Everything You Need to Know About Frequent Flyer Miles) I recently a completed a three-week, eight-country whirlwind trip through Europe. […]

Thanksgiving is all about personal finance

This article is by staff writer April Dykman. I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday of the year. So when I venture out during the month of November, I’m slightly annoyed to hear Christmas music piped into retail stores or to see giant, inflatable snowmen at The Home Depot. […]

Cheers to the Holidays: 10 Affordable Wines Perfect for the Season

Everybody thinks that the turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie are holiday dinner essentials, but they've never dined with your family, have they? […]

Best Money Tips: Don't Fall for These Black Friday Tricks

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on Black Friday tricks you shouldn't fall for, working part time in college, and frugal Christmas decorations. Top 5 Articles Black Friday Deals: Don't Fall for These Dirty Tricks — Don't fall for advertisements that make you think a price is good when it's not. […]

How Much Money Will You Have in 30 Years?

For some of us, it's hard to know how much money we'll have a month from now, let alone 30 years from now. Yet, if you're planning your dream retirement, or even for your child's college fund in the nearer term, you've got to make some educated guesses. And that's not always easy. […]

How to Find a Financial Mentor

In my post titled How to Create a Budget, here's what I suggested for step #5: Have a Trusted, Financially Successful Friend Review Your Cash Flow Plan and Make Suggestions Find someone you know, trust, and respect who is doing well financially and ask them to look over your cash flow plan. […]