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The Secret Really Does Have A Secret (or Ten Tenets for Arranging Your Rich - Part 3)

There's been a ton of debate over whether or not The Secret is worth your time, so let's put it to rest right now: The Secret really does have a "secret", but most of us are missing it. For those of you that aren't familiar with The Secret, [more]

Oh noes! Inflation!

The Wall Street Journal has an opinion piece by Arthur Laffer that shows a scary graph of the monetary base, which has surged enormously in the past year.  He suggests that this is "potentially far more inflationary" than the monetary [more]

$8000 housing tax credit can now be turned into cash at closing according to FHA

As part of the Obama stimulus plan passed in January, first time home buyers in 2009 are entitled to a tax credit of up to $8000 that they do not have to repay. This tax credit was

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

Are You Doing Bad Things with Your Money?

Today my middle son hit my youngest son in the face with a Ziploc bag full of pennies.  It was premeditated, and as I burst into the dining room to sort it all out, I found myself saying the oddest thing:  “Don’t do bad things w [more]

Make Love, Not Money (Sort Of)

After reading Julie Rain's post on marriage (BTW Julie, great job and kudos to your successful marriage) and perusing the comments, it was interesting to see how many people wondered what a successful marriage had to do with money. [more]

DON'T Buy It Now on eBay without using Live.com cashback

You've been saving money with your online purchases thanks to Wise Bread, but wanna save even more? I know that got your attention. Periodically, eBay and Microsoft's Live.com run a joint promotion to award you cashback. [more]

Using Money to Track Swine Flu

In Frank Herbert’s (author or Dune) 1982 sci-fi classic The White Plague, the character John Roe O’Neill is a molecular biologist who is driven to madness by the senseless murder of his wife and children by IRA terrorists. [more]

Time Is Money: Budget Them Both Out

We hear it all the time: Time is Money. But do we really treat our time with the same respect we treat our money? If we really do believe that time is valuable shouldn't we be budg

Conspicuous Spending: Fading to Black

In the black community and many other communities there is a sense that material possession and flair denotes character, accomplishment and power. It's a poor dad mentality and a

Getting by without money in Spain

The money economy is one of the givens of modern life. For the ordinary person with bills to pay, getting by without money is almost inconceivable. [more]

How do you spend money to save time?

It's a — pardon the expression — timeless saying: "You can always make more money, but you can't make more time." The staunch followup to that tends to be that you can make better

Money making hobby: panning for gold

Lately many Californians have been heading to the rivers and streams to prospect for gold. [more]

Obama Eases Treasury Costs with At-Home Money Printing Stimulus

Everyone is feeling the economic crunch these days, and that includes the Treasury department. [more]

How a Teenager Started A Multi-Million Dollar Online Business with a Parrot. UPDATED

Sit down and grab a cup of your favorite beverage. I’m about to tell you the remarkable story of a young man who has built a successful online business; one that makes in excess of $400,000 per year. [more]

101 Tax deductions for bloggers and freelancers

Anyone here like doing taxes? Didn’t think so. We all have to do them; we all have to pay money to Uncle Sam (although some get away with paying much less than others). But as

Placing Prepositions: Where you from? Where you at?

Our spending and money management choices may be influenced by factors we can't control in our own minds as well as factors we couldn't control growing up. You may ask, to what are

Write for money online - Part 5 - Your own blog or website

In parts one through four I reviewed various revenue sharing websites.  There are actually many more of these sites out there that share a part of their revenue as long as you provide the content. [more]

So, will Cash4Gold offer me cash to kill this story?

You’ve seen the tacky ads; you’ve been entertained by Ed McMahon and MC Hammer; but hopefully, you haven’t fallen for any of it. [more]

Write for money online series - Part II - Associated Content

In the first part of this series about writing for money online I covered a relatively new revenue sharing site named Bukisa. Today I am reviewing a much more established website