Personal Finance Software Review: Moneydance

On the hunt for the best technology to track your finances? Money dance may have you doing a little jig. Here’s our review on the personal finance software. Back in the day, I used Quicken. It was the first personal finance software I used, and I used it faithfully for more than a decade. The […]

An Awesome (and Free) Investment Tracking Spreadsheet

There are a lot of tools out there to track your investments. One of my favorites is Personal Capital. It offers a free online financial dashboard that automatically tracks your investments and your spending. Today I have another option for you–a free spreadsheet that tracks your investments and tells you when it’s time to rebalance […]

How Advisors Kill Your Retirement Like The Walking Dead

Several friends have recently contacted me about their retirement accounts. They are planning to retire and want to rollover their 401k to an IRA. So far, so good. While they managed their 401k for decades, however, they are uncomfortable managing the rollover IRA. The combination of a lot of money to manage and the consequences […]

Interview with Green Dot’s Founder and CEO, Steven Streit

An interview with Steve Streit of Green Dot to discuss the history of prepaid cards and just how safe prepaid debit cards really are. A listener to the Dough Roller Money Podcast recently emailed me about online security. He wanted to know whether our online financial lives—think banking, investing, credit cards, and the like—are safe. […]

This Mom Created a 5-Figure eBay Business in Her Spare Time

Over the last decade, motivated individuals have invented plenty of creative ways to make money on the internet. One of the most popular strategies involves the online auction site, eBay. All over the web, you can find countless examples of people who have used eBay to build fortunes and even long-term sustainable businesses.   Many people […]

10 Personal Finance Myths Busted

Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something–Thomas Edison If you spend any time reading about personal finance, you’ve no doubt encountered a ton of rules. Whether it’s that credit cards are evil or that school loans are ‘good’ debt, these rules all have their place. A problem arises, however, if […]