Generation X Finance

Jeremy Vohwinkle is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, the Financial Planning writer at About.com, and founder of Generation X Finance.

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For a Good Time Call 1-800-829-1040

While this number may not provide the same thrills of calling the number etched on the bathroom stall it could end up saving you money. This is the toll-free number for the IRS tax question line. […]

How to Brew Your Own Beer and Maybe Even Save Some Money – The Brewing Process

Welcome to the second installment of the how to brew your own beer series. Last week I discussed what kind of equipment you need, how much it will cost, and where you can find it. Once you have all the equipment, you’re basically going to be cooking and following a recipe. […]

5 Tips to Help You Save Money and Protect Your Home With Homeowners Insurance

If you own a home, it’s almost certain that you have homeowners insurance. While insurance agents will help determine the kind of coverage you can buy, it is ultimately your responsibility to know what the policy covers. And remember, insurance agents are salesmen and typically work on commission. […]

Friday Finance Findings for July 31st

Where did July go? Oh well, I can’t complain about August getting here quickly because that means football is right around the corner! Some of my fantasy leagues are already taking shape and by the end of the month it will be draft day. […]

Don’t Waste Money Financing a Car for More Than 3-5 Years

As if financing the purchase of a rapidly depreciating asset isn’t bad enough, financing it for an extended period of time is even worse. Financing the purchase of a car or truck for more than 5 years just so you can afford the payments is not a wise financial move, regardless of how bad you want that vehicle. […]

Poll: Is the Economy Finally Recovering?

I think it’s funny how just a few months ago the media was still talking about how we’re on the brink of the next great depression and we’re setting the stage for the equivalent of an economic apocalypse, but fast-forward to today and all the news is glowing and painting a rosy picture. It’s amazing what just a few good weeks in the market can do. […]

How to Brew Your Own Beer and Maybe Even Save Some Money – Equipment

Last week I introduced this mini-series that will cover brewing your own beer at home. I’ve been brewing for a while now, but I wanted to do a series of posts on this topic because the number one question I get from people is whether or not you can actually save money this way. […]

Friday Finance Findings for July 24th

I got a new phone. That might not seem like big news to most of you, but I’ve never had a decent cell phone. Since about 1997 I’ve only ever had the very basic phone available. Typically it only made calls, didn’t have a camera or even internet access. […]

Chase Bank is Helping You Avoid Fees by Stating the Obvious

It may not come as a surprise that banks thrive off of fees, but I saw something interesting last week while logging into my Chase account. They had a little animated window pop up with 5 tips to help you avoid checking account fees. Hey, how nice of them. They are looking out for me and making sure I don’t pay any unnecessary fees. Well, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. […]

How to Brew Your Own Beer and Maybe Even Save Some Money – Introduction

Homebrewing Can be a Rewarding and Frugal Hobby Have you ever thought about brewing your own beer? Did you come up with the idea because you love great beer, or because you thought it might be cheaper than buying it at the store? Homebrewing has experienced a recent surge in popularity, and it probably has something to do with the economy. […]