Why so many of us keep OURSELVES in debt!

Why We Keep Ourselves in Debt and How to Change our Approach I read a nice blog post by Frugal Farmer about 3 mindsets she and her husband had to put them into debt and kept them there. Yes, her husband's layoff was the catalyst for their accumulation of credit card debt,...

Building Better Savings Habits

Why Savings Need to Be "Inconvenient" The habit of saving is the best indicator of long-term financial stability. I firmly believe this, and I teach this principle in all of my classes, regardless of their income level....

Myth Busters, Busted

Refuting the Myth Busters I love myth busting! I do it regularly in my classes. It's fun and interesting and memorable for those attending my workshops. Unfortunately, some myth busting can make things even worse. Take the article, "<a title="Bad advice in article with catchy title" href="http://www.bankrate.com/finance/savings/money-myths-1.aspx"...

Check out “Budgeting for Healthcare” Blog

Budgeting for Healthcare Interview Late last year, I was interviewed by the Dave Terpening Insurance Company in Southern California on the topic of budgeting for healthcare. Check it out the related blog by visiting Budgeting Healthcare. Nickels and Dimes: Budgeting for Healthcare They spoke with a nice variety...

EMEP in the Kindle Bookstore

Everyday Money for Everyday People NOW in Kindle Store Once Again, to the eReader Types... EVERYDAY Is HERE NOW! Everyday Money for Everyday People is NOW available as an eBook at the Kindle Store (<a title="Everyday Money for Everyday People...

Personal Finance App Review

Mvelopes As I mentioned in my post about what I want to find in a personal finance app for my Android phone and/or tablet, I'm basically looking for how the app and I "get along." Like I wrote earlier, I'm not looking to "interface" with an app. I...

Personal Finance App Review

Choosing the Right Everyday Money Mobile App In preparation for reviewing and rating (essentially choosing) the best personal finance apps as part of a series of blogs, I've finally chosen the criteria that are most relevant to me. My ratings are not based on any peer-reviewed analytic model but rather on a kind of the ...

Everyday Money for Everyday People Update

EMEP Available on Kindle Soon! To the eReader Types... your time is approaching! Aloha Publishing is already working on converting Everyday Money for Everyday People to an eBook format, so it will be available for...

Personal Finance App Review

Reviews of Android Apps for Everyday Money Tasks Over the next couple of months, I plan to review some of the most popular and a few unknown mobile apps for Android devices that promise to make our everyday financial lives easier and our financial...

Vacation Tips

Vacation Like a Business Owner I'm heading on an extended personal vacation soon and am so looking forward to time with my best friend, my wonderful wife of over 10 years, Wendy. Some of our kids are joining us as well, and we're certain to spend some fun times together, building great memories. But I'm...