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The Fastest Ways to Get Your House Sold

In their May issue, Money magazine lists the best fast fixes to get your house sold as follows: Boost curb appeal Update a bathroom Spruce up the interior Revive a dated kitchen After looking at probably 50 to 75 homes over the past couple of years, I think I'm at least reasonably qualified to comment on these. […]

Win a Copy of Sound Mind Investing!

I've reviewed the book Sound Mind Investing and now it's your opportunity to win one for yourself! Here's how this giveaway will work: 1. All you need to do to enter is to leave any comment on this post. 2. In addition, you'll get a bonus entry if you follow me on Twitter (all my Twitter followers are automatically entered in the giveaway.) 3. […]

Saving Versus Hoarding

For those of you new to Free Money Finance, I post on The Bible and Money every Sunday. Here's why. Recently, I had a reader leave the following question on my post titled The Story of Joseph: The problem for me is not necessarily developing a surplus but recognizing when there is surplus surplus (i.e., I am hoarding more than I need and not giving generously). […]

Six Social Security Issues

I recently ran a series of guest posts on making the most of Social Security that was very well received. […]

2008 Money Stats and How I Fared

In their annual "What People Earn" issue, People Magazine gave some national numbers on general finances of Americans as well as key unemployment numbers. […]

Another Example of Getting Rich on a Low Salary

Get Rich Slowly points to a story of a social worker that amassed a $1.4 million net worth. How did she do it -- amass a fortune way above what most Americans will ever own while earning an "average" salary at best? […]

Recap of Dave Ramsey's Town Hall for Hope

Here's my recap of last night's Town Hall for Hope simulcast/meeting that was put on by Dave Ramsey. I took four pages of notes (front and back) and I may have missed a few things or written them down wrong in my haste. […]

More Ideas for Saving on a Wedding

In my post titled True-Life Stories of Saving on a Wedding, several commenters left their suggestions on how to save on a wedding. […]

Star Money Articles and Carnivals for the Week of April 20

Here's my weekly reminder about the Free Money Finance giveaway e-newsletter. There's still time to register for the May giveaways. […]

Four Ways to Earn Some Extra Cash

In their annual "What People Earn" issue from a couple weeks ago, People Magazine listed four ways to earn extra cash as follows: Product demonstrator Delivery person Hotel desk clerk Bank teller Ok, so it's not the most exciting list you'll ever see, but these jobs have three things going for them if you need some extra money: they are/can be part-time jobs, they have flexible schedules, […]