Teach Your Children Responsibility – Make Them Pay Rent

Manufactured home Flickr Image from Afroswede

Now obviously I’m referring to children who are old enough to work and pay rent!  My youngest son recently moved out, and when I wrote about it, one of my readers asked me if we had charged our son rent.

My answer is yes.   I believe a young person, once they begin [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

What Credit Sesame Can Do For You for Free

It’s a good idea to keep an eye on your credit score as it can help you gauge your financial health.  I know, I know… Dave Ramsey says “All it tells you is whether you are good at borrowing money and paying it back. ”  I just can’t completely agree.  Perhaps if you are [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

Balance Transfers Are Easy When You Already Have an Existing Account

Usually when those blank checks come in the mail I just shred them without taking a second look.  But last week, yes, you guessed it, I took a second look.

Bank of America wants to do a balance transfer for me, and they’ll charge me 0% interest until April 2013 and will charge me [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

Review: Kill A Watt Electricity Usage Monitor

P3 International P4400 Kill A Watt Electricity Usage Monitor


The Kill A Watt Electricity Usage Monitor Model #P4400 is one of my favorite tools for saving money.  If you have ever been curious how much you are paying to run your refrigerator, your washer, alarm clock, cell phone, computer or just anything that runs on 110 volts, this is the perfect [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

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