February 2010

Why do schools teach about the stock market?

February 15, 2010

Stocks are great to know about, yes, but even BETTER would be basic financial management. Who gets right out of high school and starts investing before landing their first job/credit card/own apartment? I know people do it, I just don’t see the logic (although I’d admit it does seem more fun). Check out this comment by girlwithredballoon on an older post of mine: “You know, […]

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LOVE Everyday: Free e-book!

February 14, 2010

Happy Valentines Day! This is my present to you – the free LOVEveryday eBook :) But only read if you’re in an awesomely loving mood! haha…that’s your warning V-Day haters. But seriously, 25+ of us bloggers joined together to create it and I really think it came out well. It hits up all facets of “the relationship” (caring for each other, time management, finances, living […]

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The Top 10 Ways to Woo on Budget (or perhaps ever?)

February 12, 2010

Every year I put out a “10 Ways to Woo” post around this time (although once I did it in October?), but it seems like I’ve already given out most of my romantic secrets already. So this year, I thought I’d round up some of my all-time favorites, and then sprinkle in a few new ones to give you the best of the best. I […]

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Getting Financially Naked is Good for You :)

February 11, 2010

And by “financially naked” we mean “financially honest.” After all, if you can’t be straight with your significant other, who can you be straight with? So in honor of Valentine’s day, we’ll be giving away TWO copies of the new hit book – “Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money with Your Honey” by Manisha Thakor & Sharon Kedar. The winners won’t get them until […]

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Take my Money, just let me keep my Electricity!

February 10, 2010

As I sit here typing this, the DC is getting yet another 10-20 inches of snow – on top of the 2+ feet we just got! I don’t know where you live, but this is craziness for us. I think we got like 5 inches total last year ;) But as I “work from home” for the 4th business day in a row, I’m realizing […]

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Need debt motivation? Calculate your daily costs.

February 9, 2010

Paying for debt blows, but finding new ways to keep motivated doesn’t :) And this morning I came across a BRILLIANT way to help put things in perspective! (Or perhaps give you a heart attack, I’m not sure which) It comes from a good blogging friend of mine, Matt Jabs, and what he does is simple – he calculates just how much interest he’s paying […]

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Selling Your Virginity for Money

February 8, 2010

There are chicks actually doing this – can you believe it? Selling your virginity for money?! Oh man, talk about entrepreneurs ;) But let me ask you this. Honestly, if you could take it back – knowing what you do now about it all – would YOU give up yours for a large amount of money? And if you say no, which I’m guessing 85% […]

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Do I have a life outside blogging?

February 5, 2010

Yes, but I’m starting to question myself. I wake up – think about blogging. During work – I think about blogging I blog. When I get home, I tweet/email/do blog stuff. For someone who naturally doesn’t like to write, it’s all very strange to me. (although my wife would say this is more like “talking” and networking than “writing,” and I think it’s true.) I […]

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The Mother of All TurboTax Giveaways! (5)

February 4, 2010

We’ve got 5 TurboTax codes to giveaway my friends! Brought to you by none other than J. to the Money, and T to the UrboTax! Haha…and all because I went out drinking with them the other night (can you find me in the pic?). Well, that and I have a personal finance blog ;) But because of them, 5 lucky winners will be able to […]

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