The Tax Refund Pyramid

What to do with my tax refund? It's that time of the year again, when CPAs go into overdrive, when citizens fret over their deductions and credits, and when those receiving a tax refund get to ask the age-old question: What do I do...

The Money Pie: The World’s Easiest Household Budget

How to Set up a Budget It's so easy to get frustrated with our personal and household budgets. After all, who wants to categorize every single expense, estimate them months into the future, only to find out (it always seems) that your income...

Christmas Do’s and Don’ts for the Budget-Minded

Christmas Spending Tips for the Budget Conscious For those on a tight budget this time of year (and who isn't?), consider the following Christmas Spending Tips: DO's: DO save up spending money ahead of time. DO make a list and set spending limits for each person on the list. DO comparison shop....

Check (Android App Review)

Review of the App: Check 4th Review in the Series: Check (formerly Pageonce) According to the guidelines for my personal finance app review for my Android phone and/or...

Mint (Android App Review)

Mint Money Management App Review 3rd Review in the Series: Mint According to the guidelines for my <a title="Choosing the Right...

Personal Capital (Android App Review)

Personal Finance Apps 3rd Review in the Series: Personal Capital Finance According to the guidelines for my personal finance app review for my Android phone and/or...

17 More Clues that You Might Be a Financial Zombie

Even after last year's series of of zombie-based posts, I still feel like an ambulance chasing attorney in posting more financial issues based in zombie pop culture.No...

Children’s Financial Book Review-Berenstain Bears Trouble with Money

Book Review: Berenstain Bears' Trouble With Money I love to read! It's not that I don't enjoy a fun movie with the family (especially with popcorn generously sprinkled with peanut or plain M&Ms), but for me, reading is the luxury I can never seem to afford time-wise as much as I would like. So, when...