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Happy New Year

Here's wishing you all the best in 2010! May your net worth climb to the sky!!!! Happy New Year!! […]

Help a Reader: Spending or Debt Repayment?

Here's an email I recently received from a reader: I’m currently between a rock and a hard place and could use some advice. A friend, is having a bachelor party THIS weekend. […]

A Few Links for You to Enjoy

I wanted to share the following with you -- some posts this week that FMF was a part of: Here are the Top 135+ Personal Finance Posts for 2009. My posts included are The Best Way to Maximize Your Investment Return, Five Steps to Six Figures in Seven Years, and What to Do When You Don’t Get a Job Offer. […]

10 Tips to Be Assured of a Website's Security When Shopping Online

The following is a guest post from Kris, a freelancer who writes about money management tips for Credit Card Compare. Security threats to your online shopping experience continue to grow and change as technology, and the predators that thrive on unwitting or unsuspecting consumers, continue to evolve. […]

Help a Reader: Changing Careers

Here's a question recently left on my post titled Five Steps to Six Figures in Seven Years: Looking to changes jobs. Been in retail family business for 20 years. No money in it. Plus, there is no room to advance. I am a smart and creative and a hard worker. I can do/learn just about anything. I like to figure out problems. […]

Three of the Biggest Estate Planning Mistakes

The following is an excerpt from The 101 Biggest Estate Planning Mistakes, copyright Herbert E. Nass, with permission from John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Perhaps the single most important decision you can make when it comes to estate planning is your choice as to who will handle things after you are gone. […]

Help a Reader: Saving Too Much?

Here's a comment/question recently left on my post titled How Much of Your Salary You Need to Save: At age 25, I try to save $1000 every month. This is a very rigid plan considering it's about 30% of my monthly income (after tax). I also have rent, Roth, foods, insurance and other things to pay up for - which counts to be less than $2,000/month. […]

There's Still Time for Charitable Giving

The following is a guest post from Marotta Wealth Management. The markets are up, and yet most nonprofits are still struggling financially. If you are charitably inclined, there's still time for end-of-year giving. Charities are hit especially hard during tough economic times. They face reduced giving and often greater needs. […]

Contrarian Thoughts on Charity and Giving

The following is a guest post from Free Money Finance reader Mike Hunt (someone whom I admire and respect – he regularly shares his wisdom in the comments.) That said, I generally disagree with the following tone and nature of this post and am not sure it’s even factually accurate in spots (such as in point #1 below.) But this blog has always been about highlighting and discussing different viewpo […]

The Proper Understanding of God’s Ownership of “Our” Money

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 heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours; the world and all it contains, You have founded them.” (Ps. […]