Archives for May 2009

Amazon Launches Kindle DX–More Than Twice the Size of Kindle 2

Amazon has announced the launch of the Kindle DX, a 9.7 inch wireless reading device. With a display two and one-half times larger than the Kindle or Kindle 2, the DX version may just be the next iPod in the world of technology. While the smaller Kindle versions have enjoyed market success, the DX model […]

Published or Updated: February 14, 2013

Dave Ramsey Unleashed: How to Apply Ramsey’s ‘Baby Steps’ to Grown Up Finances

Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps to financial peace have become a popular way to get control of finances. In case you’re not familiar with the Dave Ramsey approach to money, here are the 7 Baby Steps: $1,000 to start an Emergency Fund Pay off all debt using the Debt Snowball 3 to 6 months of expenses […]

Published or Updated: February 14, 2013

Credit Card Lending Standards Getting Very Tight

Unfortunately, for many consumers getting access to credit is not getting easier, it’s getting tougher. Getting access to credit cards, in particular, has gotten much tougher as credit card lending standards have been getting very tight. The most recent Loan Officer survey from the Federal Reserve revealed that nearly 60% of all credit card issuers […]

Published or Updated: April 3, 2014

How ‘Three Cups of Tea’ Can Change Your Life . . . Forever

A good friend recently recommended a book called Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time. He assured me the book was well worth reading. From the cover and title of the book, I wasn’t so sure, but on his recommendation, I read it. Devoured […]

Published or Updated: March 24, 2014

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