How to Get Your Free Credit Score (with no credit card)

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Not too long ago, the only way to get your free credit score was to sign up for a seven or 30-day trial. You had to enter your credit card, and if you forgot to cancel the membership, they started charging your card. Today there are several ways to get your credit score for free […]

Published or Updated: April 1, 2014

10 Surprising Steps Every Executor of a Will Should Take

My step-mother passed away last week. She was an incredible woman. She was a pilot, certified scuba diver, Harley-Davidson rider, and if that weren’t enough, a big game hunter. No joke. Cancer took her far too soon. And now I’m the executor of her will and trustee of her living trust. While I practice law, […]

Published or Updated: September 19, 2012

The Best Way to Track Your Investments Online (and it’s Free!)

Investments

The internet has done wonders in the world of money management. With websites like Mint and now Power Wallet, tracking your finances for free online is a snap. But one thing that’s been missing is a robust tool to automatically track your investments. Sites like Mint do allow you to link your investment accounts. But […]

Published or Updated: September 8, 2014

Tax Deductions for Employees who Work from Home

Recently a reader named Lisa asked me about tax deductions for employees who work from home. Here is Lisa’s question: My husband will begin working from home 3 days per week beginning at the end of this mth and will need to travel to his company’s site the other 2 days. Can you please provide […]

Published or Updated: September 12, 2012

5 Things I Did In My 20’s That Made Me Rich In My 40’s

My wife and I just sent our first child off to college, and we’ll send our second to college next year. Through all the things that go with this time of life, I’ve been very focused on teaching my children sound money management principles. And the process made me realize just how much the decisions […]

Published or Updated: September 10, 2012