7 Do’s and Don’ts of Credit Cards

What to Do & What to Avoid With Credit Cards DON'T carry a credit card in your wallet around town. Having a credit card in your wallet means you're much more likely to use it (and OVERuse it...

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....

Personal Finance App Review

Toshl Finance (Android App Review) 2nd Review in the Series: Toshl Finance According to the guidelines for my personal finance app review for my Android phone and/or tablet, I'm basically looking for...

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...

Alternatives to Payday Loans

Payday Loan Alternatives Offered by Banking Institutions I just met this afternoon with Tara Hamilton, a financial service officer from Les Bois Credit Union here in Boise.  I got so excited about the new product they've announced that I had to share. Please understand, though, that my excitement does not mean...

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...

Unlock Your Wealth Radio Interview

Listen to My Interview with "Unlock Your Wealth" Radio! I recently did an interview with Heather Wagenhals, host of "Unlock Your Wealth" radio about the importance of our own...

Everyday Money for Everyday People Update

EMEP on Kindle Next Week! Aloha Publishing let me know this morning that Everyday Money for Everyday People should be available for Kindle downloads by the end of next week. If you've been waiting for this...

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...