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October 2012

The Winners of The $500 Amex Card & Millionaire Books!

October 21, 2012

Hope you all had a great weekend! We had two pretty cool giveaways going on this week – the first a $500 gift card from American Express, and the 2nd two copies of Adrian J Cartwood’s new book, “Share Your Number.” Hope you guys enjoyed them! :) Here are the two winners of the book: Brian (commenter #6) Pam (commenter #33) And here is the grand […]

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The High/Low Game!

October 19, 2012

I caught a most excellent post over at TeacHerFinance called “Thursday: Most and Least,” and I’m totally ripping it off today to play it with you guys ;) We’re calling it the “High/Low” game now and we’re doing it on a Friday, *Gasp*! You pretty much just post up the most expensive thing you bought from the week, as well as the least expensive one […]

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Why Most Personal Finance Blogs Are B.S.

October 18, 2012
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(Guest Post by Adrian J Cartwood, with a giveaway of his new book at the end: “Share Your Number!“) I’m a different kind of personal finance blogger because I believe that most of what you read in the pf blogosphere is wrong. My alternative financial viewpoint arises simply because I come from a different background than most pf bloggers. Most bloggers write because they want to make […]

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The $500 Amex Card Giveaway!

October 17, 2012
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I know we just did an awesome giveaway lately, but THIS one was too good not to pass along to you guys today :) In a nutshell, we’ll be giving one of you lucky budgeters a $500 Amex card!! Which you can use for anything in the world you want! Woohoo! About Today’s Sponsor: Today’s giveaway is sponsored by the fine folks at Fellowes – […]

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Does Your Credit Score Matter If You Don’t Do Debt?

October 16, 2012
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A long time ago I told my friend Brad from EnemyofDebt.com that not paying attention to your credit score is dumb. I refused to listen to him on all his thousand and one reasons why he could care less, and I thought the fact he said he had a score of “0″ (yes, ZERO) was cockamamy. I’m pretty sure I told him it wasn’t even […]

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Moral or Immoral? The Oktoberfest Hustler…

October 15, 2012
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This past weekend we had the pleasure of hitting up our 2nd Oktoberfest celebration in a row :) It turns out almost every single town throws one, and if you can time it right you can get damn lucky and hit ‘em up weekend after weekend after weekend throughout the entire October! Hehe… Which means lots of outdoor hanging out, and even better – lots […]

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What It Means If Your Palms Are Itchy ;)

October 12, 2012
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For the last 48 hours, Mrs. BudgetsAreSexy has been dealing with a crazy itchy right palm. At first she thought it was just a bug bite or something and would go away after a couple of minutes, but here we are hours and hours later and it’s still driving her nuts. So she decided to do what all of us do when trying to solve […]

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Girls Care About Money, Guys Care About Looks. Here’s Why Girls Get Screwed On Dating Sites.

October 11, 2012
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(Guest Post by Kathryn C. aka MakinSense Babe) If I had to choose between two guys: one who makes $250,000 per year and was just “ok” looking, and the other who makes around $60,000 per year but was “hot”, I’d choose the guy with the cash. I know…. I’m so superficial right? This is the truth though according to a few researchers from University of Chicago […]

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