April 26, 2014

Little Earthquakes

As much as I enjoy parenting, there are moments when it’s quite stressful and it just leaves me feeling miserable. As I’m writing this, a moment like this just passed. I was trying to get my three children ready for bed, but instead they chose to run in opposite directions. […]

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #175

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. Henry Ford on avoiding problems “Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.” – Henry Ford It’s usually easier to drill a hole through the mountain than to build a road around it. 2. […]

Naked With Cash: Brian, March 2014

Naked With Cash is an ongoing series at Consumerism Commentary in which readers share their households’ finances with other readers. These participants benefit from the accountability that comes from tracking their finances publicly and the feedback of the four expert Certified Financial Planners (CFPs). For more information, read this introduction. […]

New App Ondot Is a Remote Control for Your Credit Card

What's the good of ordering food via your smartphone's Grubhub app or ordering a car via its Uber app if you don't also have an app to make sure there's some money left on your credit card when it gets there? […]