11 Money Pros Share Their Best Tip – Ally Bank’s #6SecondFinance

What’s your best personal finance tip? That’s the question posed to 10 money pros (and me) this weekend at #FinCon13 by the team at Ally Bank. Ally Bank was an exhibitor and took the opportunity to run a couple of social media initiatives – one of which was #6secondfinance – where bloggers were invited to […]

Quick Money Tips: The Art of Minimalism

In today’s edition, we take a look at minimalism. There are plenty of extreme minimalists out there who live happy, full lives with very little stuff. Their idea is to not clutter life with things in order to appreciate what really matters. The average American consumer can have a really hard time appreciating this idea. While […]

Quick Money Tips: The Entrepreneurial Spirit

In today’s edition, we take a look at what it takes to become an entrepreneur. Everyone has something they are good at and can make money doing. Many people even have an original idea with loads of potential. The questions come when it is finally time to go ahead and do it. There are always […]

Quick Money Tips: Making Extra Money

In today’s edition, we take a look at making extra money on the side. There is usually a reason to want or need extra income. Times may be tough and you don’t like living paycheck to paycheck. Maybe you really want to pay off that last credit card. Or do you need to save up […]

Quick Money Tips: Life After Retirement

In today’s edition, we take a look at life after retirement. Many people look forward to retirement as a time to relax, travel, and be your own boss. It is a goal you work toward your entire adult life and something to enjoy. However, for many retirees, coming home from work and never going back […]

Quick Money Tips: Jobs in a Tough Economy

In today’s edition, we take a look at finding jobs in a tough economy. There seems to be a certain expectation in our society to have a fulfilling job, a job that means more than just a paycheck. But when you need to pay the bills it really can be just about the paycheck. It isn’t […]

Quick Money Tips: TakeOurStuff.com is Giving Away Cool Stuff

In today’s edition, we take a look at ways you can win some free goods compliments of my boy J. Money’s new site TakeOurStuff.com. Each week they give away something completely free. The free items are usually unique, meaning they could come from someone’s personal collection or from anyone in the community. They have 2 […]

Quick Money Tips: Break Free of Materialism

In today’s edition, we take a look at materialism. It’s one thing to want to steward your money well so that you can live a comfortable life. But we need to deal with the root problem that got us into so much debt to begin with: our addiction to material goods. Are you amassing so […]

Quick Money Tips: The Psychology of Money

In today’s edition, we take a look at the psychology of money. Some people think that if they just had “x” amount more money or if they were debt free or had a different job or were financially independent, then they would be happy. But would you really? There’s no doubt that there is a […]

Quick Money Tips: New Bank Fees to Watch Out For

In today’s edition, we take a look at the banking industry. Not bailouts. I’m talking about the fees that consumers are seeing more and more as they study their bank statements and ATM receipts. Which fees are worth raising a ruckus over and which ones are here to stay? Well, read what the experts are […]

Quick Money Tips: Part-Time Jobs with Discounts and Perks

In today’s edition, we take a look at how the job landscape has changed. Less full-time jobs mean more people have to look to one or more part-time jobs to make ends meet. And this isn’t just about people losing jobs, it’s a trend for recent college graduates, as well. Millennials are going to college […]

Quick Money Tips: Best Cities to Start a Business

In today’s edition, we take a look at how to start a business.  Do you find yourself mulling it over from time to time, thinking about how one day you’re going to stop working for The Man and start working for your self? Or have you already begun the process of creating your own business […]