Articles on Personal Finance

Charitable giving - get a receipt

After the good-hearted decision to make a charitable donation, do some good for yourself and get a receipt! You can't deduct without one!

Gas Efficient Driving

Your gas mileage depends more on the way you drive than on what car you are driving. Here's how to avoid more stops at the pump.

Explaining the climax scene of "Trading Places"

A little lost trying to follow the big scene at the commodities exchange in Trading Spaces? We'll break it down for you!

Deadweight loss of Christmas: Economist explains why gifts are inefficient

The term "deadweight loss" doesn't exactly smack of Christmas cheer, but ask yourself — are you spending too much on holiday gifts?

Quick Notes: A Bonus Holiday Bonus?

Did Santa bring you an extra paycheck this month? Spend it wisely!

The Money Trail

What were your best and worst financial decisions this year? Sarah Winfrey shares hers.

Saving High

A savings account is crucial for your financial well-being. Don't have one? We'll tell you where to start looking!

Top 100 Most Popular Personal Finance Blogs

Creditcard.org recently released the Top 100 List of personal finance blogs to read in 2007. I've re-ranked the list in order of popularity to make it easier for readers who do not have the time to browse through all one hundred blogs. [more]

Must Watch Video for New Real Estate Investors

Casey Serin thought he had the real estate market under his thumb — he couldn't have been more wrong.

The Most Powerful Weapon Against Debt: Your Mind

What's the biggest obstacle to overcoming money woes? Your mind! Positive thinking gives you the head start you need to overcome debt.

40+ Interviews of Personal Finance Bloggers

Kick back and learn from personal finance's best bloggers in these free-to-download podcasts.

Stay Warm Without Burning a Hole in Your Pocket

Keep the winter chill at bay with these simple, low-cost home improvements. So long, high energy bills!