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Free Money Finance is a personal finance blog designed to help readers grow their net worth. The site is over four years old and contains more than 7,000 posts on saving money, making money, investing, planning for retirement, and all other personal finance related topics.

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How to Get a Raise in the Worst of Times

Here's an email I recently received from a reader: I greatly enjoy your blog which inspired me to manage my career actively. I’m an engineer with Master's degree and MBA. I’m a very hardworking professional, always do more than my usual responsibilities and do my work with utmost clarity. […]

The One Thing You Can Do to Make Your Resume Stand Out

The Wall Street Journal tells us how the hiring process really works. But the part I really noticed were their comments on the one thing you can do to get your resume out of the slush pile. The summary: What's more, recruiters will only review applications that show a person meets a job's basic qualifications, based on screening questions, she says. […]

BOM Carnival #37

The latest Best of Money Carnival is up now with the winning post being Should Married Couples Have Joint or Separate Bank Accounts? Enjoy! Update: FMF was also featured in the Festival of Frugality this week with my post titled Top Six Mindless Money Wasters. […]

Free Money Finance March Money Madness, Round 1, Posts 37-40

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 […]

The Other 8 Hours

The following is an excerpt from The Other 8 Hours: Maximize Your Free Time to Create New Wealth & Purpose by Robert Pagliarini. Copyright © 2010 Other 8 Hours, LLC All Rights Reserved. The book tells people to live life to the fullest by radically changing the way they spend “The Other 8 Hours” – the 8 hours not spent sleeping or working. Your day doesn’t start when you crawl out of bed. […]

The Relationship between Riches and Wisdom

For those of you new to Free Money Finance, I post on The Bible and Money every Sunday. Here's why. The following is an excerpt from Dollars and Doctrine. “The crown of the wise is their riches.” (Prov. […]

Why I Report My Daughter's Babysitting Income to the IRS

The following is a guest post from Carol Topp, CPA. She is the mother of two teenage daughters and runs Teens and Taxes. Typically, income from babysitting does not mean a teenager must file a tax return.  Income from babysitting is typically too low to pay income tax (the threshold in 2009 was $5,700). […]

Free Money Finance March Money Madness, Round 1, Posts 33-36

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 […]