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I'm Working to Make My Slave as Big as Possible

Here's and interesting comment left on my post titled Why a High Income Often Doesn't Translate into a High Net Worth: My wife and I have a pretty high net worth but our "earned" income is very average because all it consists of is a retirement check and a social security check, each, every month, and yes we each drive a Mercedes and live in a beautiful home and have a condo by the ocean, all p […]

How to Save Money When Traveling to Europe

The following is a guest post by Simon Migliano of VoucherCodes. Being a tourist in Europe is one of the toughest challenges anyone committed to the frugal life will endure. […]

Free Money Finance March Money Madness, Round 1, Posts 9-12

Here we go with the first round of Free Money Finance March Money Madness (if you wonder what's going on in these posts, see my article announcing March Money Madness and/or click on my March Money Madness category link and scroll down to read all the posts involved in this subject.) I've listed each "game" (one post versus another) in segments along with the wording provided by the author when […]

Benefits and Dangers of Changing Careers and Paths

The following is a guest article by Flexo from Consumerism Commentary. Flexo is currently on a ten-day, ten-venue tour. It would be wonderful to live in a perfect world. There would be no war and no poverty, and you could eat dessert before your meal or whenever you like. […]

Star Money Articles and Carnivals for the Week of Jan 18

For weekday updates of what I find to be some of the most interesting personal finance articles on the web, follow me on Twitter. And before I get to this week's roundup, I wanted to say that I have three giveaways going on right now. […]

Last Chance for a Segregated Roth Conversion

The following is a guest post from Marotta Wealth Management. For more thoughts on this topic see 2010 Roth Conversion: Factors to Consider Before Making a Decision. A tax tsunami is coming at the end of this year. The higher your adjusted gross income (AGI), the closer you live to the coast where the tsunami will hit. […]

Maybe You Only Need So Much to Be Happy in Retirement

Here's an interesting bit of information I found in Consumer Reports' recent review of great retirement principles: Retired subscribers' satisfaction with their retirement reached a plateau when their net worth was between $500,000 and $1 million. Having more didn't make much of a difference. […]

Update on My Gold Coin Purchases

Early last year I suggested that we all could make money by buying US $1 gold dollar coins. In part of that strategy it said to "deposit the money at your bank (or use it yourself)" once you had the coins. […]

Net Worth Update for 2009: My Best Year Ever

At least once a year I give an update on my net worth (I used to do it monthly, but there isn't really that much new news each month) and this post is my update for the year ending December 31, 2009. The summary is that it was my best year on record. A few pieces of info: I ended 2009 with my highest net worth ever. […]

Top 10 FMF Guest Posts of 2009

As regular readers know, I feature a lot of guest posts throughout a year. I like to get a variety of perspectives on money issues, hear from others in different life stages than I'm in, and let readers get money thoughts from someone other than me. […]