Life Update and Carnival of Retirement

I’m two months into my day job hiatus and it’s been going great.  I’ve actually started writing for a few other sites in addition to starting another blog and made some decent money along the way.  Big news though, I actually accepted a job offer last week and I’ll be going back to work on […]

Carnival of MoneyPros

Im on vacation in Cabo this week so no article from me tonight.  Instead, I’m hosting the MoneyPros Blog Carnival.  There are quite a few articles so take a look at whatever you find interesting and leave your thoughts below in the comments section.  Thanks for reading! Joshua Rodriguez @ Modest Money writes ”Credit Sesame […]

Weekend Reading Blog Round-Up

Even though I often don’t have time to comment on a lot of other articles, I read a ton of them.  I’m traveling again this weekend so I’ll be doing a lot more reading.  Reading other people’s personal finance articles often inspires some of my own. A lot of people ask me how I come […]

Valentine’s Edition of Weekend Reading

I decided not to write a Valentine’s Day article this year since they’re pretty ubiquitous around the web right now.  But if you’d like to read about some ways to save money on Valentine’s Day, check out my article from last year.  I love celebrating Valentine’s Day, but I definitely do it my own way. […]

Personal Finance Blog Round-Up: Yakezie Carnival

This week I signed up to host the Yakezie Carnival.  The carnival is brought to you by the network of personal finance bloggers of the Yakezie.  You can submit your articles or sign up to host at Blogger Carnivals.  There are a lot of articles included but I’ve highlighted a few of my favorites and […]

December Deals & Steals and a Blog Link Round-Up

I love December for a litany of reasons but my favorite part is all the deals that pop up throughout the month.  During the year, I’m pretty good about not buying stuff I don’t need, but come December, it seems like I’m buying something every other day.  Sometimes I don’t even know who I’m going […]

September 2012 Favorite Posts

Even though it’s the middle of September, the weather has been great here in Southern California.  It’s actually been almost too hot, with temperatures close to 100 degrees last week.  When I played golf the other day it was 95 degrees out, way too hot; plus I don’t like to sweat when I’m playing golf. […]

Facebook IPO, Student Loan Debt Bubble and My Weekly Blog Round-Up

Facebook’s IPO   The world’s largest social media site said Thursday that it had raised $16 billion for itself and early investors through an IPO that values Facebook at $104 billion.  Starting friday, investors like you and me will be able to purchase stock in the social network giant.  CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to […]

Weekly Personal Finance Blog Round-up

Here’s a quick round-up of some of my favorite personal finance articles from the past week.  With the presidential race heating up, there has been a lot of discussion lately about tax reform and tax plans.  Although I won’t be voting in the Republican primary, most of the conservative tax plans seem to be pretty […]