November 2009

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Fall in Love With Your 401k!

401ks

There’s no question that 401k’s have become the norm for retirement savings.  More and more companies are putting the responsibility of saving for retirement on the employee and have gotten rid of traditional pension plans. 401k Popularity According to a 2007 Hewitt & Associates survey, 64 percent of plan sponsors said they use a 401k for their […]

9 Habits Of The Debt-Free Credit Card User

Credit Cards

  It’s one of life’s great conundrums: how exactly does the average credit card user stay debt free? Surely the two are mutually exclusive, and therefore the stuff of fairy tales. Yet, while most credit card users find it nigh on impossible to clear their debts, there are a handful of very organized spenders who […]

5 Dumb Mistakes That Smart People Make

Personal Finance

Wouldn’t you agree it doesn’t take an Ivy League education to be good with your finances? What’s amazing to me is that many smart people make some really dumb financial mistakes! It seems like a person blessed with “brains” would be good with personal money management, but sometimes this just isn’t the case. I’ve talked […]

5 Dumb Mistakes That Smart People Make

Investing

Wouldn’t you agree it doesn’t take an Ivy League education to be good with your finances? What’s amazing to me is that many smart people make some really dumb financial mistakes! It seems like a person blessed with “brains” would be good with personal money management, but sometimes this just isn’t the case. I’ve talked […]

Weekend Edition – Jesus, Zacchaeus & Money

True Wealth

“Zacchaeus was a wee little man, and a wee little man was he…” Those of you who grew up going to Sunday School will remember the cute little children’s song about Zacchaeus – the short little rich dude in the Bible who climbed a tree to see Jesus. What the song doesn’t tell us is […]

7 Tips to Achieve Retirement Success

Retirement
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Success! Wikipedia defines it as: The achievement of an objective or a goal. When it comes to saving for retirement many of us naturally want to achieve our goals.  The fact is, for most of us retirement is a marathon race and not a sprint so it’s important to have some ideas in mind to keep you on […]

Restore Your Money – Renew Your Mind

True Wealth

  Ever step into a blog and wonder what it’s all about – what makes them tick – or what’s their core message? I have.  I like to go to the about page right away and get a sneak peek into the mind’s eye of the author. The reason for this post is to give […]

5 Awful Truths About Money

Personal Finance

What could be so awful about money?  The world runs on it, you work for it, you purchase goods with it. But you and I both know that personal finance isn’t always “pie in the sky”.  Money can be used for great things, but it can also cause tremendous heartache when misused and abused. Here […]