<

Featured Posts
Should You Use a Roth IRA as an Emergency Fund?

Should You Use a Roth IRA as an Emergency Fund?

Saving an emergency fund and investing for retirement are both important. But squirreling away three to twelve months of living expenses may delay retirement investing for years. Fortunately, there's a way to do both without doubling your income: Use your Roth IRA as an emergency fund. Unlike the traditional IRA, with a Roth IRA, you ...

Read More

Where to Buy Movie Tickets For Cheap Online

Where to Buy Movie Tickets For Cheap Online

Nothing's more timeless than griping about movie ticket prices, and for good reason. Where I live, an adult movie pass, generally, costs at least $11. After popcorn and drinks, a night at the movies is like $40 for two adults. That's cuhrazy! Fortunately, you don't have to pay full price at ...

Read More

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Passive Income Streams

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Passive Income Streams

A couple of days ago, in How Lazy Bastards Make Money Without Lifting a Finger, we discussed the benefits of passive income. Today we'll dive into the nitty-gritty details on how to passively beef up your earnings. Interest Simply put, interest is the cost of cash. It's money earned for money loaned. Individuals, businesses, and governments ...

Read More

Secret Tricks to Grabbing the Best Travel Deals

Secret Tricks to Grabbing the Best Travel Deals

Many Americans spend the whole year fantasizing about those precious few weeks of vacation, when they can escape corporate politicking and their tuna-fish-sandwich-eating office mate. But if you want to truly unwind during your time off, don't allow money worries to cloud your brain. Making the most of your travel dollars ...

Read More

Check Your Credit Score Online for Free: Credit Karma Review

Check Your Credit Score Online for Free: Credit Karma Review

Have you been to AnnualCreditReport.com to order a free copy of your credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus? If you haven't, you should do so once a year. If you have, then you're aware that AnnualCreditReport.com does NOT offer a free credit score along with your free credit ...

Read More

Make Some New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home – Including Getting the Right Buildings and Contents Insurance

The following blog post is from a You Have More Than You Think partner. The right buildings and contents insurance should give you the cover you need for your home and possessions in the New Year. But with the indulgence of Christmas out of the way, isn’t it time to start thinking about what else [...]

11 comments Read the full article →

Does Your Name Affect Your Job Prospects?

Thumbnail image for Does Your Name Affect Your Job Prospects?

Did you know that my full name is Shawanda Latarra Greene? By many standards, my name is World Hip Hop g.h.e.t.t.o. Why didn’t my mama just name me Bunifa Latifah Halifah Sharifa Jackson? Yet, some how, this same mother settled on “Derrick” for my older brother’s name. Yep. Derrick. Shawanda and Derrick aren’t even in [...]

24 comments Read the full article →

5 Killer Tips for Handling Those Freeloading Friends & Family

Many of us have encountered at least one freeloading friend or family member in our lifetimes. Some of us have unfortunately had more freeloaders to deal with in our lives than we’d like to. The typical freeloading scenario usually starts at a bar or a restaurant when the bill arrives at the table at the [...]

63 comments Read the full article →

What Not to Do When You’re Addicted to Debt

Thumbnail image for What Not to Do When You’re Addicted to Debt

A few days ago, after listening to The Rush Limbaugh Show, a friend called me with the answer to America’s debt problem: Oil. Apparently, we’re sitting on a lot of it. All we have to do is sell our oil and pay off our debt. Problem solved, right? Well, let’s think about this for a [...]

20 comments Read the full article →

How to Sit On Your Ass, Watch TV, and Get Paid

Thumbnail image for How to Sit On Your Ass, Watch TV, and Get Paid

What if there was a way to, essentially, do nothing and get rewarded for it? Believe it or not, there is. I know what you’re thinking. And no, I’m not about to rail against the U.S. government for its wasteful spending on the least productive members of society. What I want to share with you [...]

2 comments Read the full article →

Beginner Blogger Challenge

I’ve already shared a little bit of my get-out-of-debt story on my about page (some of which is repeated below). But I don’t think we’ve ever talked about the details of why I started blogging. Here goes. You Have More Than You Think came to life back in May 2009. I can’t believe it’s almost three years old.

18 comments Read the full article →

Simple Money Saving Ideas

Thumbnail image for Simple Money Saving Ideas

If you are trying to stretch your budget farther or simply want to put away more money for a rainy day, finding simple ways to save money on everyday things is a good place to start. One of the first places you should look to save money is in everyday products and services you buy, such as insurance, TV service, Internet and cell phone service.

1 comment Read the full article →

The Biggest Hurdle to Living Debt Free

Thumbnail image for The Biggest Hurdle to Living Debt Free

Living debt free isn’t easy. Well, at least not in the United States. Our culture of entitlement makes it hard to resist collecting things we can’t afford. You can point to several culprits that encourage Americans to overspend: the consumer based economy, the wide availability of credit, or the collective lack of discipline to properly [...]

37 comments Read the full article →

Giveaway: TurboTax Premier Online 2011

Thumbnail image for Giveaway: TurboTax Premier Online 2011

Now that there’s about a month left to file your income tax returns, I’m proud to announce the TurboTax Premier Online 2011 giveaway. You know, to this day, I haven’t been able to find a better price than free. Before entering the giveaway, please consider whether you already qualify for free income tax return preparation [...]

1 comment Read the full article →

Why Your College Degree is Worthless

Recently, I wrote a blog post that asked the question, “Is College Worth It?” For me and many other personal finance bloggers, the answer is “Yes.” A college degree is a smart investment.  Not only do you learn from great minds and meet interesting people, but most important, you set yourself up to earn substantially more [...]

17 comments Read the full article →
Page 10 of 36« First...89101112...2030...Last »