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Kindles and other eReaders: Are They Worth the Expense?

Monday, February 8th, 2010






You might be tempted to run out and buy a Kindle but before you do, make sure they are worth the expense.






Saving Money for College in a 529 College Savings Plan

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010






Saving Money for College may mean the difference between a student going to college and not going to college. Learn about saving money for college using 529 plans.











The Best Credit Card Choices for College Students

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009






Debt often starts during the college years. It is during this time a student is faced with many additional expenses as well as transitioning from their dependence on parents. These costs include tuition, food, clothing, books, car, housing, and much more. The problem is most students don’t have this money readily available, so they turn […]






Teaching Your Kids About Money Management

Thursday, December 10th, 2009






We live in a materialistic world today. More and more ads are geared towards children. These commercials try to convince kids that they NEED to have a particular toy, piece of clothing, video game, etc… As a parent you have probably had to endure the nagging, begging, and pleading of your child when they just […]






Job-Hunting and Resume Tips for Success

Saturday, October 31st, 2009






You are coming to the end of your education and now you need to find something to do with it. You need a job! With the poor economy and the increased number of people getting an advanced education, finding a job can be one of the most challenging obstacles you will face. Because of this, […]






9 Ways to Save Money on Your Child’s Sports and Music Lessons

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009






As a family is forced to tighten their budget and become more frugal, one of the first things to go are sports and music lessons for the children. But, there is a better way! Sports and music provide enrichment into the lives of our children and are an important part of creating well-rounded individuals. Instead […]






New PayPal Student Account for Teens

Monday, September 14th, 2009






PayPal has recently established a new account specifically designed to help teens manage their money. The account gives teens a secure and easy way to shop online and it allows parents to monitor the spending of their teens. The Pajama Mommy Community has written a post that reviews and highlights the key features of the […]






Money Tips for College Students

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009






Entering college marks a period of many changes for a young man or woman. You often leave home (sometimes very far from home) and have to make many decisions on your own such as “should I buy this?”, “what will I have for dinner?”, “how do I wash this?”, “should I take this class?”, “do […]






Blog Carnivals for August 2009

Monday, August 10th, 2009






Here are a few blog carnivals for the month of August that are worth looking at. The carnivals contain many good reads (including contributions from yours truly). Be sure to check them out! Carnivals about Money and Finance: 1st Edition of the Carnival of Money Tips hosted by FinancialHealthGuy.com The Best of the Best in […]






The Frugal Dad’s Tri-Level Emergency Fund

Sunday, August 9th, 2009






The Frugal Dad always has great advice for saving and managing money. A post I recently found called the Tri-Level Emergency Fund is no exception. The Frugal Dad breaks up the emergency money you have saved into three important categories. Level One in his plan is known as the “In-House Emergency Fund”. He suggests that […]






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