23 Excellent Ways to Save Time and Money with Amazon Echo

At $179.99, the Amazon Echo looks like a pricey toy, especially if you’ve got a smartphone that can do many of Echo’s tasks. Early reviews of the Echo were mixed, as Amazon’s version of Apple’s Siri, named Alexa, wasn’t as responsive as some had hoped. But, as should be expected of one of the most […]

Published or Updated: April 27, 2016

How to Read a Personal Finance Book the Right Way

Think of the last personal finance book you read. What did you get out of it? How did it change your life? What are you doing differently today with your finances as a result of reading the book? These are some of the questions I started asking myself as looked through my large collection of […]

Published or Updated: April 18, 2016

How To Save More Money With Less Effort

Chris Mamula

In a recent post, I outlined how your savings rate is the single biggest factor that determines whether or not you will build wealth to achieve early retirement. In our household, we currently save well over 60% of our take-home income. The average American saves only about 5% of their income. For most people, the […]

Published or Updated: April 16, 2016

The Money Binder: How to Prepare Your Finances For Your Death

In many families one person handles the finances. In our case, I handle everything about our money from budgeting to investing. My wife has no interest in taking over this responsibility. And that presents a potential problem. What would my wife do should I get hit by a truck? How would she handle our investments? […]

Published or Updated: March 28, 2016

2015 Annual Financial Checkup

How did you do financially in 2015? It’s a curious question to ask entering a new year, wouldn’t you say? But only by measuring your progress in the most recent year can you get yourself mentally and financially prepared for progress in the year that’s now upon us. For that reason, we’ve prepared a 2015 […]

Published or Updated: January 6, 2016

7 Easy to Use Alternatives to Quicken

Once the darling of personal finance programs, Quicken is set to be sold off or discontinued in the near future. For over 30 years, Quicken has helped customers with their budgets and expense tracking. However, Intuit – the company which owns Quicken – has decided to focus on other areas of their business. According to an […]

Published or Updated: December 3, 2015

23 Powerful Tips and Tools to Eliminate Debt

Here is one of the most frequently asked questions in all of personal finance: “How do I get out of debt?” At one level, eliminating debt is simply about following a few steps: Stop going into more debt Spend less than you make Pay off debt with the difference If you follow these steps, eventually […]

Published or Updated: April 21, 2016

9 Money Mistakes to Avoid in Your 20’s

Ah, to be 20 again. Adulthood is still so new and exciting. You are still discovering what it means to be independent. Going to college, buying a house, and getting your first real job can make you feel like you’re rich. It is a wonderful time! As much fun as it is to be young, your 20’s […]

Published or Updated: February 1, 2016

The Complete Guide to Automating Your Finances

Taking care of your money can be exhausting. Budgeting, paying bills, and making deposits takes time, and it all adds up. It isn’t uncommon to spend several hours each week sorting through your bills and monthly statements. And if you’re like most people, it just causes you stress and takes up time that would be […]

Published or Updated: September 21, 2015

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