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This Week in Personal Finance – April 2, 2010

Personal Finance

Friday’s  here!  But Sunday’s coming!!  Welcome to the the Good Friday edition of TWIPF. It’s a great day to reflect on what Jesus did 2,000 some years ago as His life of 33 years was about to be ended.  But He would soon conquer sin and death with his resurrection just three days later. If […]

This Week in Personal Finance – March 19, 2010

Personal Finance

It’s been a busy week, but a great week – we’re finally getting over our sicknesses at the R2 household! It’s also a great week because the NCAA tournament begins!  I love March Madness – the games are always full of good sports drama and usually very exciting! But, it’s another week in the books and it’s time for […]

This Week in Personal Finance – February 26, 2010

Personal Finance

So we’re taking a break from our 10 day journey to save $10,000 to have a look at some interesting items from around the web. If you missed the initial post on the 10 Money-Saving Tips to Help You Stash $10,000, I highly encourage you check that out and join us as we resume next […]

This Week in Personal Finance – February 19, 2010

Personal Finance

Well, investors will be getting a wake-up-call this morning from the Fed letting them know that easy money won’t be around forever! Thirty minutes after the markets closed on Thursday, the Fed raised the rate it charges banks for emergency loans by a quarter percentage point to 0.75%.  This was a move that came as a bit […]

This Week in Personal Finance – February 12, 2010

Personal Finance

It’s been a great week!  My first post as a writer went up on Christian PF (see link below).  I’m excited about the opportunity to write for a great site like that. The markets have been a little crazy this week and there still a lot of talk about our national debt.  The best thing […]

This Week in Personal Finance – February 5, 2010

Miscellaneous

We finally got our internet hooked up at our house this week!  It’ll be good to get back to a regular posting schedule next week. I’m excited for this weekend because I get to teach a class to a Young Marrieds group at church on Money.  I’ll try to post some of the content from […]

This Week in Personal Finance – January 29, 2010

Miscellaneous

Another week “in the books”.  I can’t believe it’s almost February already. This was a fun week on R2 – if you didn’t check out my mom’s guest post on marriage you should! Anyways, This Week in Personal Finance takes a look at interesting articles, posts and news from the past week in the personal finance […]

This Week in Personal Finance – January 22, 2010

Personal Finance

What a week.  We closed on our house last week and are still living with many unpacked boxes – but that’s OK, it’s just great to be in and sleeping there! It’s been hard to post this past week since I didn’t plan ahead and have my internet hooked the day we moved in – […]

This Week in Personal Finance – January 15, 2010

Miscellaneous

Today’s the big day! We are finally closing on our new house. We started the building process back in August of ’09, moved into the inlaws basement and recently have been frantically trying to get a bunch of little things done so we can keep our closing date. We locked in our rate back in […]

This Week in Personal Finance – January 8, 2010

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This Week in Personal Finance takes a look at interesting articles, posts and news from the past week in the personal finance arena.  Give these articles a click!   Kiplinger takes a look at 13 Careers for the Next Decade – I was surprised to see Veterinarian on there. Joe takes a look at the Fine […]

Friday Finance Round Up – Black Friday Edition

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I’m wondering how many people really know why they call it Black Friday!? If you’re one of those that are unsure, but too afraid to ask – the reason is this: Retailers hope this is the day people spend like crazy so they can go from being in the red to being in the black!  […]

Friday Finance Round Up – The End of Oprah Edition

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Wow!  Big news from the Harpo camp yesterday regarding Oprah Winfrey‘s retirement from her TV show in 2011.   She’s been on the air for 25 years.  Whether you’re a fan or not (I’m in that camp) that’s some pretty big news – apparently she’s going to start a cable channel and try to become even more […]