As the economy is still a little bit fragile, many couples waiting to get married are still trying to find ways to save some money on their wedding. They can get caught up in trying to satisfy the whims and beliefs of others rather than making sure they can have a ceremony that they can […]

As a disclaimer, this is actually a re-post of an article I wrote some years ago and had on a different blog. The focus of that blog isn’t financial, but I had that blog way before I purchased this one. Because the topic fits better here, I’ve moved it here and updated it a little […]

The Financial Times have released an online video featuring their US managing editor Gillian Tett, which goes into detail on 3 numbers which they believe summarize the current state of the US economy. https://youtu.be/wqiiYAsk_r0 The numbers are – 40% – the number of imports which are actually made in the USA. During a cars manufacturing […]

Too many people are struggling with debt that should be easy to control. Credit cards make buying things easy, and low payments make us feel like we’ve got full control. Mike Bitzenhofer via Compfight Unfortunately, life isn’t always quite that simple. It turns out that minimum payments on credit cards could be the difference between […]

For most purchases I’m not a “whim” type of person. There are only two instances where I will go for what I want without thought; food and movies. By movies, I mean purchasing DVDs. When I want a particular title, usually I’ll just hop in the car and go to Barnes & Noble because once […]

It’s rare that I put videos on this blog but I decided to make an exception this time around, so much so that there are 2 videos. This is something different and special and it revolves around money and happiness so stay tuned. I write a lot of articles on personal finance and others on […]

One would think that I, being a health care finance consultant by profession, would know better. However, my learning a lesson becomes a teaching experience for you the next time you visit either your physician or the hospital for a procedure. PACAF via Compfight I needed to have some lab work done after having an […]

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