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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Weekly Roundup: Feels Good To Be Back Again Edition

It’s starting to feel like I’m re-getting the hang of this whole blogging thing. Some times I go weeks, even months, without nary a word written on my blog or tweeted on Twitter. Now that I’ve started writing again, I’m here to stay. Really. I mean it this time. Today I just want to share [...]

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10 Ways To Spend Money That Prove You’re Obviously Insane

Aristotle once said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Yeah? Well, so is insanity. Many people believe their disastrously low bank balance is caused by outside forces – bad luck, if you will. Mostly, being broke is a result of habitual actions. Albert Einstein defined insanity [...]

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7 Traits That Make You A Miserable Failure In Business

How to earn more money is an often ignored component of the wealth building equation. In the short run, it’s easier and less intimidating to cut expenses. However, there’s only so much you can trim from your budget. Fortunately, your ability to grow your income is unlimited. Let’s assume you’re not going to win the lottery, [...]

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Menu Plan Monday ~ July 25, 2011

It’s been a while since I’ve menu planned, but I’m back to it. You realize the value of menu planning when you find yourself thoughtlessly munching on the complimentary office junk food because you’re starving and you’re too busy to buy a real meal. Since I can’t mentally or emotionally afford to regain the 20 [...]

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Emergency Fund

Building an emergency fund is money management 101. You could lose your job, get pregnant unexpectedly or discover your health insurance doesn’t cover a costly medical procedure. Like the grotesquely, entertaining Spike TV show, 1000 Ways to Die, there are, at least, a 1000 reasons you’d need to get your fingers on a hunk of [...]

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7 Healthy Foods to Save Money on Using Coupons

One quick pass through the Sunday newspaper sales inserts and you may arrive at an erroneous conclusion – that coupons are only available for junk food. Well, that’s simply not true. Yes. Most of the items you find coupons for are highly processed and fattening. However, there are still opportunities to save money on healthy [...]

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Get Married or Else

Since I was a child, I could not understand why a certain segment of our population was granted fewer rights than the rest. Aren’t we all Americans? You mind your business. I’ll mind mine. As long as no one is harmed by the consensual relationship of two (or three or four) mentally competent adults, then [...]

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A Random Walk Around The Internets

What better way to start the week off than with a little roundy roundup of stuff that happened last week? I tried to get this out on Saturday. Really, I did. But, you know…sleep happens. Employment I’ve been tremendously blessed in the weak job market we’ve experienced over the last couple years. Unfortunately, with an [...]

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How to Identify A Money Leech

A few nights ago, I received a late phone call from a really close friend, Larissa. She wanted to borrow $1,000 to pay her rent. Yes. Bonds and other debt instruments are part of almost any well diversified investment portfolio. However, a $1,000 loan to someone who doesn’t have the means to repay or the [...]

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The DIY Guide to Manicures, Facials, And Other Stuff That Makes You Pretty

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to be beautiful. Giving up your weekly hair appointment won’t cause you to metamorphose into a walking version of a Nick Nolte mug shot. If you’re willing to do the work yourself, you’ll save loads of money and look fabulous doing it. [...]

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