Mint’s Note: Below is the follow-up we received from the Tuesday Train Wreck posted a month ago, entitled The Debt That Wouldn’t Go Away. In this story, the submitter faced a difficult business situation, in which he made the mistake...
Personal finance articles are abound on the web. You can find them at MSN, CNN, or Yahoo Finance. Every major web portal and news site has a section on personal finance. But what exactly are these personal finance articles trying to do? Inform you? Entertain you? Educate you? Here at Mint, one of our core focuses with these articles is to help you understand the basics of a sound financial lifestyle.
Whether you’re fixing the nasty credit history that your ex-hubby screwed up, or just digging yourself out of past credit mishaps, the to-dos to credit repair is abound on the Internet. Having said that, here are twenty things you definitely shouldn’t do while repairing your credit history.
How do you teach your kids better money skills? The earlier you start exposing your children to basic money matters, they better they will be able to understand the concepts and value of money as they get older. Check out this article for some tips and suggestions on teaching your child money skills.
I’ve always loved to shop, and I think a lot of women and men can identify with the lure of shiny new things. Unfortunately, I was never one with strong personal budget management skills. While in college and shortly after,...
The 103rd edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance is live at The Clever Dude. Mike has done a great job hosting this edition, putting a 24 (TV series) spin on the carnival. Check out the post to see this week’s recommendations.
How can you save $988 per year by packing your lunch? Awesome blogger Clever Dude and his wife, Clever Dudette (a Registered Dietitian) shows the world a lunch menu that’s both enjoyable and easy on the wallet.
The Dollar Stretcher is an excellent website for everyone that strives to “live better for less.” At the Stretcher, you’ll find an informative weekly personal finance newsletter that’s read by over 200,000 readers. Check out today’s interview to learn more about the personal finance of the man behind The Dollar Stretcher.
Remember that time when your parents paid for everything? Yeah, that was awesome. Too bad it didn’t come with the warning label: Expires at the age of 21. Not applicable to credit card balances, regardless of promises made by parental unit.