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Another Financial Pet Peeve of Mine

I've already noted a couple financial pet peeves of mine (getting solicited on the phone and dealing with rebates) and thought I'd share another I've experienced recently a few times. It is: Not getting a receipt for a purchase at a gas pump. I like to get receipts when I purchase things. They help me track what I'm spending, where I'm spending it, etc. […]

Best of Money Carnival #17

#17 already, huh? How time flies. Anyway, the latest Best of Money Carnival is now up at Steadfast Finances. It's a good group of top personal finance posts. Congrats to all participants and especially the winning piece, Tyler Durden’s Guide To Personal Finance. […]

You Must Take Control of Your Career

If you'd like to get free, daily tips on how to grow your net worth, you can subscribe to Free Money Finance by using this link. This article from US News says to take control of your career. The piece is actually coming at "taking control" from a different angle, but it is something I agree with 100% and wanted to say so here. Here's why: 1. Your career is your most valuable financial asset. […]

Dave Ramsey, Christianity, and Money

For those of you new to Free Money Finance, I post on The Bible and Money every Sunday. Here's why. Here's a piece from MSNBC on Dave Ramsey. It's an overview of his business and how he gives money advice mixed with scriptures and teachings from the Bible. Of all the personal finance "experts" out there, Dave is probably the one I agree with the most. […]

How to Buy Company Stock

Here are some thoughts from the great personal finance book Grow Your Money!: 101 Easy Tips to Plan, Save, and Invest. Their thoughts on buying company stock are as follows: If you work for a company whose stock is publicly traded, it's way too risky to put more than a dollop of company stock in your 401k plan. […]

Dirty Little Money-Grubbing Secrets to Free Sodas

The following is an excerpt from Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel: 100 Dirty Little Money-Grubbing Secrets and is reprinted with the permission of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. […]

How to Lose $3 Million in Six Years

Here's another "person wins the lottery and loses it all" story from Yahoo. The details: Callie Rogers was just 16 when she won a whopping $3 million in the lottery. Six years later, she reports that she blew untold sums on drugs, partying, exotic cars, and breast implants. A staggering $730,000 went to designer clothes alone, Ms. Rogers explains in an article from AOL. […]

Retirement Plan Priority List

Here are some thoughts from the great personal finance book Grow Your Money!: 101 Easy Tips to Plan, Save, and Invest. Their retirement plan priority list (in order) is as follows: 1. Employer plan with a match2. Unmatched employer plan or Roth IRA (tie)3. Self-employed plan4. Deductible IRA5. Nondeductible IRA6. Buying and holding individual stocks and real estate7. […]

Star Money Articles and Carnivals for the Week of Sept 14

For weekday updates of what I find to be some of the most interesting personal finance articles on the web, follow me on Twitter. For now, here are some pieces I found especially worthwhile and some of the carnivals Free Money Finance was in this week and my posts that were included: My Dollar Plan tells how to convert from Money to Quicken. […]

Dirty Little Money-Grubbing Healthcare Secrets

The following is an excerpt from Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel: 100 Dirty Little Money-Grubbing Secrets and is reprinted with the permission of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. […]