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Not Your Father's Personal Finance Podcast

How we doubled our net worth, and you can too! – MPSOS141

Subscribe: Android | RSS<p><b>Listen to the Episode Below</b><p>Powered by Simple Podcast Press<p>Definition of Net Worth<p>Net Worth is the difference between the …

7 Best Money Tips from Warren Buffett

Chances are, you know who Warren Buffett is. He’s one of the richest men in the world, and he’s famous for his ability to spot a good investment. …

5 Retail Ploys That Smart Shoppers Avoid

How many times has this happened to you: You go into a store with a certain amount of money in mind for <b>holiday spending</b>, but you end up leaving …

Wealth Advice that Should Be Obvious

We have been having a lot of fun around here, and thus straying into topics that are only loosely related to building financial freedom. These …

10 Surefire Ways to Earn Passive Income

Everyone wants to make more money, but very few want to work more hours. The best way to work less and make more money is to learn how to generate …

Personal Finance

10 Huge Mistakes to Avoid When Trying to Save Money

Addressing the issue of saving money is the most fundamental, yet neglected aspect of personal finance in the U.S. today.<p>According to a 2012 survey …

8 Things Recent Grads Waste Money On

Kasey Trenum purchased six bottles of laundry detergent, four bottles of fabric softener and two boxes of dryer sheets–all for less than $8. “Everybody needs laundry detergent, and that’s one thing that can blow your budget,” she says. Trenum achieved this feat by buying when her favorite brand was …

Money 101: How to Buy a Car Like a Champ

How Big Should an Emergency Fund Be?

No matter how much solid financial planning we put in, life cannot be reduced down to complete predictability. Indeed, there are always unexpected …

Business

Here's What I Learned From Being Broke

"Hey sis, I'm coming into town this weekend," she said innocently. "Maybe we could go grab dinner."<p>"Ummm, let me think about that for a second." I struggled to find a tactful way to tell her that I couldn't afford it.<p>It's been about ten years since then, but at the time I was 22 years old and flat …

Time I

Frugal Shoppers Learn How to Save Money on Everything

6 Ways to Entertain Savings<p>9 Ways to Save on Technology<p>10 Ways to Save on Financial Transactions<p>12 Ways to Save and Stay Healthy<p>9 Ways to Save on …

Most Common Money Habits That Tear Relationships Apart

Money and relationships have always been a delicate combination; disagreements over finances is one of the leading causes of divorce and relationship …

Why Separate Accounts Helped Keep Us Together

The first and only joint checking account I’ve had with my husband lasted approximately six months.<p>I've been married for a long time, nearly 30 …

Personal Finance

More Than Half Of Americans Spend Everything They Make!

A study released recently by FINRA Investor Education Foundation shows a disturbing fact: most Americans either spend their entire paycheck or more …

Personal Finance

Your Finances: Why Cost of Living Matters

<i>This article is part of the MH4C Writers Challenge. I’d like to see which articles you like the most. If you like an article, please take a moment to</i> …

How to Choose the Right Checking Account

Checking accounts are the ultimate personal finance paradox. We hardly go a few hours without using them for our day-to-day spending and they’re …

5 Secrets Your Bank Doesn’t Want You to Know

Considering how heavily you rely on banks to safeguard your money, the relationship between you and your financial institution should feel like the …

Who Needs a Budget?

There are a number of excuses for ignoring the concept of budgeting for one’s own personal finances. Budgeting has a poor reputation. It’s not fun, …

Personal Finance

AMASS $70,000 BY CHANGING ONE LIFESTYLE HABIT

Excerpt from <i>How to Get Rich</i>, by Barbara Friedberg<p>Small Money Changes Lead to Big Money Rewards<p>“As a volunteer tax preparer for lower income folks, I …

The Difference Between Income and Wealth

<b>Increasing your income is great. But in order to build true wealth you need to use that income to acquire assets than increase your net worth.</b><p>Do you …

6 Factors That Can Make You Wealthy

The strategies and ideas presented here are not intended to make the wealthy wealthier, although they may. Rather, the intent is to offer strategies …

Five Money Mistakes to Avoid

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal listed five of the worst money moves you can make. Below I’v e listed each of the five items along with a …

How to Financially Prepare for a Disaster

Nobody wants to think about the possibility of disasters, but they can happen to anyone. Weather-related natural disasters, earthquakes and fires can …

Personal Finance

Budgeting: When You Track It, You Get Better at It

Imagine for a moment you are a billionaire on the hunt for your next company acquisition. You’re looking for firms that are profitable and well run …

21 Money Mistakes and Problems to Avoid

Throughout the financial improvement series, I’ve shown you how to save tons of money with big wins, how to automate your finances, and overall …

MyBankTracker Blog

How to Save Big Using Dave Ramsey’s Envelope System

During these times when everyone pays with a credit card — or even their phone — budgeting money can be difficult to master. Having to come up with a …