Invest Like a Monkey–An Online Tool to Put Your Investing Genius to the Test

Did you ever wonder just how well you could pick stocks if you managed a mutual fund or hedge fund? Well, if you don’t have a few billion dollars lying around to start your own fund, there’s a free solution called Tipping Monkey. Tipping Monkey is a free service that allows you to create an […]

Published or Updated: February 14, 2013

Pulse: A Free Online Cash Flow Management Tool for Small Business

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If you are planning to start a small business or are already running one, a free online cash flow management tool may be just what you need. Enter Pulse. As described by the company, Pulse “is a web-based cash flow management tool that allows you to easily monitor the heartbeat of your small business – […]

Published or Updated: May 23, 2011

100+ Free Resume Templates & Samples To Help You Land Your Next Job

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There is nothing more frustrating than staring at a blank screen as you try to write your resume or CV. Fortunately, you don’t have to start from scratch. Microsoft offers more than 100 Excel resume templates you can download for free. You can find all of the templates, organized into three categories,

Published or Updated: August 29, 2013

Don’t Forget to Get Your Free Credit Report

Reading through Money Magazine this month (I won a subscription from ChristianPF, a member of the M-Network), I was reminded that I was due for my free annual credit report. Requesting your report is easy. Simply go to www.annualcreditreport.com: From this site you can request annually a free credit report from each of the three […]

Published or Updated: May 23, 2011

10 Online Budget Tools

10 Online Budget Tools

There are a lot of free online budget tools available to help you manage your money. As you know from previous posts, spending less than you make is the most important habit to develop if you’re seeking some degree of financial freedom. Along with good advice from readers and other bloggers, I’ve assembled a growing […]

Published or Updated: March 14, 2014

I Just-Got-Laid-Off Survival Kit (including how to find $100k+ job opportunities )

It’s 3 in the afternoon and your boss calls you into her office. You’re being laid off, and it pains her as much as it does you, she says. You get two weeks severance, and you need to pack your office and be out by 5. Have a nice day. So what do you do? […]

Published or Updated: April 5, 2014

10 Home Value Websites to Lookup the Value of Your Home (and your neighbor’s home)

10 Websites to Look up the Value of Your Home

The captain has turned on the seatbelt sign as an indication that the housing market has been cleared for landing. Please bring your seat backs and tray tables to their upright and locked positions. Turn off all electronic devices, and most importantly, assume the crash position. With housing prices falling, I thought this would be […]

Published or Updated: March 15, 2014

Making the Most of Morningstar: Portfolio Manager

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The Morningstar User’s Guide is a series of articles discussing how to make the best use of the tools, research and analysis available at Morningstar.com. In the last article we covered a basic Introduction to Morningstar.com. Today we look at adding our portfolio to Morningstar. After you register with Morningstar (which is free), adding your […]

Published or Updated: June 12, 2013

1,000 Ideas for Remodeling Your Kitchen

We are in the early stages of a major remodeling of our kitchen. As much as I enjoy our home and improving it, the project has been very stressful and time-consuming, and we haven’t even started construction! I’ll be writing about the process and the cost as we move forward, but today wanted to share […]

Published or Updated: March 22, 2012