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The Four Levels of Sound Mind Investing (And Giveaway!)

The following is a guest post from Christian-based Sound Mind Investing. For more on SMI, see my review of their book and their website. Also check out the end of this post to win a free one-year subscription to their website. At Sound Mind Investing, we believe that to achieve peace of mind in your investment decisions, you must be an initiator, not merely a responder. […]

Help a Reader: Career Direction

Here's an email I received recently from a reader: A little bit of background on me. My wife and I (ages 26 and 27 respectively) have been married going on five years and are pretty conservative with our money. We bought our first home four months ago for 126K (5.375% fixed for 30) to get the home buyer tax credit, and put 20% down to avoid PMI (we were going to buy soon anyway) . […]

Do You Calculate the Amount of Time You Work to Pay for Purchases?

Many of the top personal finance bloggers list Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence: Revised and Updated for the 21st Century as one of their favorite books, so I recently picked up a copy at the library. […]

When You Should and Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes

Long-time readers know that I have several reasons for using a CPA to do my taxes. Now MSN Money weighs in on the issue of whether or not you should use a tax preparer by saying you should ask yourself these three questions when deciding if you should do them yourself or seek professional advice: 1. Are you prepared to give your taxes your time? […]

The Love of Money

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

10 Steps to Get Back on Track in 2010

In December I received a copy of Start Over, Finish Rich: 10 Steps to Get You Back on Track in 2010 by David Bach -- one of my favorite personal finance authors. […]

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. […]