September 2010

Your Most Important Financial Task

September 30, 2010

Tweet One of the most important tasks you can do in order to reach your financial goals is to take a careful look at all of your past mistakes. Before you do make sure you read carefully through this entire post as each step is critical to the process. Sit down with a yellow, lined, […]

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Seven Money Myths

September 27, 2010

Tweet While reviewing my choices of free books to review for, I ran across Your Money God’s Way by Amie Streater, an associate pastor for financial stewardship at New Life Church in Colorado Springs, CO. Obviously I jumped at the chance to get a free copy of a book with a personal finance topic. […]

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Step Back From the Edge

September 23, 2010

Tweet Many people’s financial situation reminds me of a song by Creed – One Last Breath. “I’m 6 feet from the edge and I’m thinkin’, maybe 6 feet ain’t so far down.” In fact, it reminds me of my own financial situation just 6 years ago. According to the latest news, over 70 percent of […]

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Face Your Fears

September 20, 2010

Tweet What is it about budgets that scares people away? It is such a powerful tool in taking control of you money. I believe one reason people don’t like budgets is that they equate budgets with cutting spending. That is not at all what a budget really is. It’s a great tool to help you […]

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Too Much Month Left at the End of Your Paycheck

September 13, 2010

Tweet A recent study by CareerBuilder found that the number of people living from paycheck to paycheck has continued to increase from 2009. Their survey of nearly 5000 respondents found that 77% were just covering their expenses when each paycheck arrived. That’s up from 61% in 2009’s survey. Does this describe you? Are you scrambling […]

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Don’t Take Suze Orman’s Advice… or Mine

September 9, 2010

Tweet There is a ton of information on the web covering every topic imaginable. In some respects, the amount of information can be a positive. If you need some help, a quick internet search can net you the best recipe for grandma’s homemadeĀ biscuitsĀ or help you replace your car’s canooter valve. The problem is, while the […]

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Who Needs a Credit Score?

September 6, 2010

Tweet The following comment is straight from, a website sponsored by Visa and dedicated to “informing” people about their credit scores. Can debt ever be good? There is such a thing as positive debt . Just like in establishing a responsible credit history, having debt in something like a mortgage and using it responsibly […]

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