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Budgeting with YNAB

The following is a guest post from Nate Williams, a CPA who works with You Need a Budget. […]

The Basics Will Make You Rich

Here are some thoughts from the great personal finance book Grow Your Money!: 101 Easy Tips to Plan, Save, and Invest. […]

Christian Money Blogs

For those of you new to Free Money Finance, I post on The Bible and Money every Sunday. Here's why. I write about the Bible and Money on Sundays, but there are tons of blogs that cover the two every single day. Today I thought it would be fun to highlight a few of them. […]

10 Ways to Lower Your Taxes

Here's a list of 10 ways to lower your taxes from Kiplinger: 1. Boost your 401(k) contributions.2. Make the most of your flexible spending account. 3. Buy a house. 4. Buy a car.5. Sell losing investments. 6. Maximize your tax credits and deductions. 7. Pay college bills. 8. Give to a charity. 9. Max out tax breaks for the self-employed.10. […]

Four Documents You'll Need as Part of Your Estate Plan

Here are some thoughts from the great personal finance book Grow Your Money!: 101 Easy Tips to Plan, Save, and Invest. […]

Help a Reader: Saving for College

I recently received the following email from a reader: My wife and I recently found out we are having our first child.  We are very excited!  I am 27 years old (and my wife is near that) and we are doing OK financially.  The only debt we have right now is our mortgage.  I was wondering what people's advice is for what we should do financially.  We want to start saving for college and we want to […]

Who's Middle Class?

Here's an interesting piece from MSN Money on who actually makes up the "middle class" in various parts of the world. Unfortunately, it's an elusive answer since there's a big difference in how people FEEL and how they actually compare to others when you look at the numbers. […]

Carnivals for the Week of Oct 5

For weekday updates of what I find to be some of the most interesting personal finance articles on the web, follow me on Twitter. […]

Where Do You Store Your Will?

Here are some thoughts from the great personal finance book Grow Your Money!: 101 Easy Tips to Plan, Save, and Invest. […]

Help a Reader: Off-Setting Stock Gains with Losses

Here's a question a reader left here recently: I purchased WAMU stocks in the mid-1980's and allowed my shares to accumulate. I signed up to re-invest my stocks dividends. My shareholdings got to over 1,000 shares (total of shares I held and in the reinvestment program). At over $40 per share I was sitting on over $40,000 investment. Then WAMU filed bankruptcy under Chapter 11. […]