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Win a Free Copy of You Need a Budget!

I am giving away a copy of You Need a Budget! We'll start with a testimony from a YNAB user. Here goes: “…for the first time in years, we had a positive balance of £160 in our account at the end of the month. A month or two later, that figure was £400 and then went up to £600.” Good stuff, huh? Here's how the giveaway will work: 1. […]

Marriage and Wealth

In the book The Difference: How Anyone Can Prosper in Even The Toughest Times, author Jean Chatzky lists some interesting information from a 2006 study published in the Journal of Sociology as follows: Married individuals had nest eggs 93 percent larger than single or divorced folks. […]

Gift Giving at Work

Here's a piece from the Wall Street Journal that suggests we all need to give gifts wisely at work during the holiday season. Two examples of what they say does not work are: A Victoria's Secret gift card for the cute gal who works in the neighboring cubicle. A dictionary for the new co-worker whose misspellings on email you've had to correct. […]

Reminder for Money Bloggers

Six spots left in my March Money Madness competition -- first come, first in -- going fast... […]

Any Travel Suggestions?

As most of you know, we live in the frozen tundra known to the rest of the world as Michigan. December to March is cold, cloudy, snowy, and dreary. […]

YNAB Copy Awarded

Just a note that I awarded the You Need a Budget copy that was announced last week (scroll through to the last comment if you want to see who won). Don't worry if you didn't win -- there will be another giveaway tomorrow! […]

Are Outlet Stores a Good Deal?

There are two outlet malls I stop by on occasion. One is when I'm traveling to Detroit (or into southern Michigan) and the other is on a frequent business roadtrip I take. […]

The Tithe

For those of you new to Free Money Finance, I post on The Bible and Money every Sunday. Here's why. […]

Life Insurance Reality Check – Do you have enough?

The following is a guest post from AccuQuote. Life insurance is an important component of your financial planning. If you have a young family, it could actually be the most important element of their security. A lot of people do not have affordable life insurance yet. Among those who already have life insurance, a vast majority does not have enough coverage. […]

Posting Schedule for the Holidays

Just a short programming note to let you all know what I'm planning. For the next two weeks, I'll be cutting my posts back to two per day starting on Monday. I'm doing this because I think many people will be more focused on getting ready for/enjoying the holidays than they will on reading a personal finance blog. […]