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Change You Can Believe In

A couple weeks ago I took a business trip in my car for a meeting. I drove 5 1/2 hours one way, had a two-hour meeting, then drove back 5 1/2 hours. It was a nice drive and I got to catch up on a lot of audio books I've wanted to read. Part of the drive was on the Ohio Turnpike. At the end of each turnpike leg, I had to pay a toll. So I reached into my ash tray to pull out some change. […]

How Do You Decide When to Get a New Car?

Here's an interesting piece from the Wall Street Journal that goes through the issues a husband and wife consider about when to get a new car. It made me think about the process we all go through when deciding whether or not we should buy a new car. I'll tell you what we do, then you can do the same in the comments below. Here goes: 1. […]

10 Great Money Posts

The Best of Money Carnival #2 is up at Debt Free Adventure. This one's even better than last week and features the 10 best money posts from the last week. Check it out if you want some good stuff on money. Congrats to all participants and especially the winning post, 55 Best Ways To Save Money: Frugal Ideas From Our Readers! […]

The Price of Faith, Being Muslim

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 CNN Money that discusses the price of faith, what Jews, Muslims, and Christians have to pay/spend related to their faiths. […]

The "Secret" to Selling Your Home Quickly

Here's a story from my local TV station's new program. It was billed as "the key to selling your home quickly even in this tough market." The piece started with a few homes that had sold very quickly -- one in nine days, one in 13 days, and a couple in just hours. So I was intrigued. What was the "secret" to selling your home quickly? […]

20 Tips to Nail a Job Interview

Here's a very interesting story. A guy wants to know what does and doesn't work for job interviews, so he sets up his own fake office, interviews people, records them and then comes up with a list of twenty steps people can take to nail a job interview. I have no way of verifying whether or not this story is true, but I must say that his list is pretty good. […]

Should You Let Your Car Idle or Turn It Off?

A couple weeks or so ago, our kids had a friend over to play. When his mom came to pick him up, she left her car running in our driveway. […]

What are Your Three Money Home Runs?

On Wednesday I asked you what your three money do-overs would be. Today, I'm talking about three money home runs -- steps we've all taken that have helped out our finances the most. I'll list mine and then you can do the same. Here are my three money home runs: 1. My career. The #1 financial step in growing my net worth has been developing and growing my career. […]

Star Money Articles and Carnivals for the Week of June 1

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. […]