The Road To Financial Armageddon #1: The Earliest Mistakes

A wise man once said “The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.” It took me a long time to summon the


What’s In My Wallet? And What Should Be In Yours?

After seeing yet another of those ubiquitous CapitalOne “What’s in your wallet?” ads, I decided to write about the one credit card that’s in my


Seven Ways To Help Your Blogging Friends

Blogging, particularly among a group of bloggers on a specific topic, is a community. We all have the same interests and passions and we find


Educating Children on Fiscal Responsibility

I grew up in a very poor home. We had so little money that we were required to grow, fish, and hunt for some of


Mastering Coupons (Without Being a Coupon Nut)

I used to think that clipping coupons was a giant waste of time. “Coupons encourage you to buy extra junk that you don’t need,” I


I’m In Big Financial Trouble – Where Do I Start?

Several months ago, I sat down with my finances and took a good hard look at things. I was in approximately $10,000 of credit card

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Charge Card vs Credit Card: What’s the Difference?

Most people think that the terms “charge card” and “credit card” are interchangeable. However, that’s not actually the case. In the real world, charge cards