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A Day to Mourn The Payroll Tax Holiday

By now you’ve read my posts and others lamenting the expiration of the payroll tax holiday.  As a reminder this was implemented at the beginning of 2011 as a way to put more money back in the hands of everyday

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Gifts for Your Active Child or Young Adult

Lately I’ve been playing a lot of Spike Ball and Kan Jam.  Both of these fun games are excellent if you have active children or young adults in your family.     Spike Ball is a 4 person (2 on

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5 Ways to Get You to Think More like an Entrepreneur

The following is a guest post from Noel Finley.  That 4th point on making cuts when necessary could just as easily have been called Sunk Costs Are Irrelevant so you know I approve! Whether or not you are an entrepreneur,

How Your FICO Credit Scores are Determined

Another nice guest post from Noreen… Confusion abounds about the difference between credit reports and credit scores. Many people mistakenly think they’re one and the same, perhaps because the terms are often used interchangeably when discussing the condition of their

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I’m Back!

First, my apologies.  I accidentally did something that put my anonymity at risk so I had to rip the whole site down while I worked that out.   It appears as though my anonymity is preserved.  However, as a precautionary

Personal Finance Podcast Options

The following is guest post from Noreen Ruth on personal finance podcasts.  My personal preference goes to NPR's Marketplace Money and Freakonomics Radio.  How about you?  Which ones are your favorites?   Anyone interested in the latest financial trends and

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2 Awesome PF Articles on Behavioral Finance and Class Differences

I just wanted to share these with everybody.  Two fascinating articles.  ENJOY! The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math by Derek Thompson at The Atlantic – great thoughts on the way we shop   The Money-Empathy Gap:  New

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Dan Savage Net Worth

It's always interesting to see the Google search terms that send people to my blog.  One consistent phrase is "Dan Savage net worth".  It's not because I know anything about his net worth.  Rather it's because I regularly post about

Millionaire Teacher: Book Review

  When Andrew Hallam emailed me to see if I would review his book Millionaire Teacher – The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School I didn't know what to think.  Aside from being flattered, I was

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Impact of Federal Regulation D on Electronic Transfers

A note from Slug:  I'm not a big fan of guest posts.  I regularly turn them down because they are almost always more work than their worth.  This is not the case with the current guest post.  I had been

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