4 Commonly Overlooked Tax Deductions Not to Miss

Tax Extension

If you’ve not checked the calendar lately, it’s time to start preparing your taxes. We turned our information over to our tax person a few weeks ago and we were busy as usual searching for overlooked tax deductions we might have missed throughout the year. I generally keep good records, but wanted to make sure …

How to Spring Clean Your Finances

spring clean your finances

Please welcome back our usual Tuesday contributor, Cat from Budget Blonde. After reading Cat’s post, head over to Personal Capital and read my first post for them – Does the MyRA Solve the Retirement Saving Crisis? You’ll have to excuse me for writing about how to spring clean your finances today: I am in a major …

What is an Emergency Fund Really For?

emergency fund

Please welcome back our usual Tuesday contributor, Cat from Budget Blonde. First things first, when it comes to discussing an emergency fund, there’s bound to be some disagreement because we all have different opinions of what constitutes as an emergency. Still, I think it’s a worthy topic, so let’s jump in shall we? Why Do …

Do You Have a Desperate Measures Budget?

Financial Problems

Please welcome back our usual Thursday contributor, Laurie from The Frugal Farmer If you’ve been involved, in any capacity, in the personal finance blogging world for any length of time, then you have at least an idea of how to create a budget, and of how important budgets are to your money’s well-being. But have you …

How to Budget When You’re Broke

Financial Counselor

I’d like to introduce Laurie – from The Frugal Farmer as our new staff writer! She’ll be sharing her insight and wisdom with us every Thursday from now on. Are you feeling a call to get out of debt, but you’re in so deep you’re not sure where to start? You may have all of …