US Presidents and Personal Finance

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Grant also did poorly in personal finance. In more recent times, President Truman also did poorly on the personal finance front. Not all of the US presidents were bad at personal finance. Read more about this on Yahoo Finance article The 10 Richest U.S.

7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

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7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances. I developed our family balance sheet years ago when I needed a way to talk to my husband about our finances. Are your ready to spring your finances? Take a deep breath, spring is finally here!

31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Do you feel completely overwhelmed by your finances? Over the years I’ve met a lot of people through my blog and elsewhere who are struggling with their finances. For the month of October, the theme will be 31 Days to Organize your Finances.

What Buddhism Teaches Us About Personal Finance

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All of these principles can also be applied to our own situations, even when it comes to managing our personal finances. Today I want to explore what Buddhism teaches us about personal finance. The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism and Personal Finance .

The Deadly Sins of Personal Finance

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Lots of people will say that there’s no real formula for personal finance, because it’s personal. Too much of any of these following behaviours will kill anybody’s finances, and, not only that but may lead to poor behaviours in other areas as well.

How Growing Your Finances Is Like Gardening

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So do finances. If you give the same care to you finances that you give your garden, both should grow. You wouldn’t think of planting your day lily in the middle of an interstate, so don’t think of planting your finances in a hostile environment. If your country has laws that allow seizure of personal property or laws that encourage excessive taxation, you will have trouble growing your finances. It’s the same way with finances.

Spring Clean.Your Finances

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You spring clean your home; why not spring clean your finances? Welcome in the beauty of the season with 5 Steps to Spring Cleaning Your Finances Review your 2011 Financial Goals. Have you done any spring cleaning to your finances lately?

5 Lessons Learned When Our Finances Went Awry

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I was reminded that even though August 2013 was a scary time, I learned some valuable lessons and proved to myself that I can make positive changes with regards to my family’s finances. 5 Lessons Learned When Our Finances Went Awry.

The Top Personal Finance Tips For Recent Graduates; From 10 different Finance Experts

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She runs MoneyZen Wealth Management , and has a financial blog geared toward helping women master their finances. Eleanor is a Consumer Advocate and helps consumers take control of their personal finances. “It’s

Give to Charity and Help Your Finances

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Many financial gurus extoll the virtues of giving, and even indicate that giving is part of successful finances. Conscious Spending as You Attempt to Budget According to Your Values One of the most important things you can do for your finances is to budget according to your values.

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Carnival of Personal Finance #456 – Seinfeld Money Management

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Welcome to another edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance. How hard core are you about finance stuff? We need to be responsible for ourselves and make decisions based on owning that responsibility, especially when it comes to finances.

Carnival of Personal Finance #384 – Time for a Laugh Edition

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Hello and welcome to this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance. If any of you have seen me host carnivals before you know that I like to add in some funny clips about personal finance for your enjoyment. FMF from Free Money Finance says My First Property Purchase Goes South.

Do the Times in Which You Live Shape Your Finances?

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What are today’s times and culture doing to influence people’s finances? Are we the product of the times and cultures in which we live – even to the extent of realizing financial prosperity? I believe that we are, to a large extent.

Daily Worth Personal Finance Newsletter for Women

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If you haven't heard about DailyWorth Personal Finance Newsletter for Women, now is the time to take a look. It is a FREE daily personal finance email for women that delivers practical tips, empowering ideas, and the occasional kick in the pants.

Short on Cash? | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss.

Create a Family Balance Sheet | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss. Column H = Interest rate or finance charge.

Update #2 | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss.

Minimize Your Impact on the Environment with Your Finances

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But have you ever considered how you can go green with your finances? There are many different ways our finances can help in the green initiative. Below are the many different ways we can move towards a greener lifestyle with our finances. Saving Time With Your Finances.

Update #3 | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss.

Growth of Sustainable Finance to Support the Environment

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Due to the recent financial crunch on the global platform, a majority of the investors from all over the world have realized the need for sustainable finance. The term sustainable finance has a deep inner meaning than just investing in green businesses and hoping to get a nice return.

Update #1 | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss. Have you been following along in the 31 Days to Organize Your Finances series?

Guest Posts at Sustainable Personal Finance

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This week I have three sustainability tips up at Sustainable Personal Finance. Related posts: Guest Post at Sustainable Personal Finance. Prairie Eco-Thrifter has been Featured in the Carnival of Personal Finance #287. Please check them out as well as the plethora of awesome information SPF has to share. Sustainability tip #159- Use a Commercial Car Wash. Sustainability tip #160- Use Tea Tree Oil. Sustainability tip #161- Make Your Own Furniture Polish.

FREE Financial Advice with Kiplinger's Personal Finance

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Kiplinger Personal Finance magazine is offering FREE financial advice during their annual Kiplinger's Jump-Start Your Retirement Plan Days on Thursday, Feb. Do you have a question on retirement planning or other financial challenges? 7 and Tuesday, Feb. This annual event sponsored by Kiplinger and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors offers people a chance to get free one-on-one financial advice. NAPFA members will be answering questions during online chats from 9 a.m.

The Final Day of 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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On October 1, I embarked on a month long series, 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. During the series, we talked about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss.

Guest Post at Life and My Finances

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Today I have a guest post up at Life and My Finances on 6 Dumb Investing Mistakes to Avoid. Please check it out as well as the great wisdom Derek has to share. Appearances In Money Tips

Organize Your Financial Documents | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss.

Create an Emergency Fund | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss.

Guest Post at Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance

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Today I have a post on 5 Cheap Nights Out with Your Family posted at Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance. Please check it out as well as the other great tips Barb has to share. Appearances In Frugal Fun

LearnVest: Get Your Finances Organized

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Need a little help getting your finances back on track? LearnVest: Get Your Finances Organized is a post from Couponing 101. Sign up for LearnVest , a FREE program that will give you daily financial advice, frugal living tips, monthly to-do lists, cheap recipes, and much more.

Tips to Spring Clean Your Finances

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It also happens to be the time when your finances receive a thorough examination; tax preparation forces millions of people to go over their receipts and spending from the past year, quantify their gains and losses, and evaluate the performance of their investments from the past year.

Why I Have Started to Like the Idea of Allowances in Family Finances

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One the inevitable things that we spoke about during our session was finances. Our finances are not currently combined, but since we became engaged, we have been taking small steps toward at least partial pooling of our money.

Reader Story: It’s Never too Late to Start: Personal Finance Planning for Over-40s

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I mean, I was young, life was good, things were happening; what did I need all that finance stuff for? Better late than never’ is a good approach to personal finance for the over 40s. This guest post from Jim is part of the “reader stories” feature at Prairie Eco-Thrifter.

The 5 Most Important Personal Finance Lessons to Teach your Child

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Before you get ready to shove those kids of yours out of the nest, here are what I consider to be (based on my experience as a person, a Mom, and a Grandma) the most important things you (or someone) should teach them about personal finance. The post The 5 Most Important Personal Finance Lessons to Teach your Child appeared first on Prairie Eco-Thrifter.

FREE Suze Orman Personal Finance Course

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If you have been wanting to get your finances in a better working order but just can’t figure it out or you don’t have the money to take a class, check out this sweet deal! You can sign up for a FREE Suze Orman Personal Finance Course.

How Much Money is Coming In? | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss.

Free Personal Finance Tips For Women

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Sign up for the Daily Worth Personal Finance Newsletter For Women and receive practical tips on saving, spending, earning, investing, taxes, and much more.

Daily Worth: FREE Personal Finance Email for Women

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DailyWorth is a FREE daily personal finance email for women. It delivers practical tips, empowering ideas, and the occasional kick in the pants. DailyWorth tips also cover self worth, net worth, saving, spending, earning, investing, taxes, entrepreneurship, financial feminism, and much more.

Guest Post at Sustainable Personal Finance

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Today I have guest post up at Sustainable Personal Finance on the Advantages of Using Geothermal Energy. Please check it out as well as the other great tips SPF has to share. Email this to a friend? Send this page to Print Friendly. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Post this on Diigo. Share this on Facebook. Email this via Gmail. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Share this on LinkedIn.

What are YOUR Financial Goals? | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss. Only you (and your spouse) can identify what’s important for your finances.

Allow Yourself Some Fun Money | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss.

Get intelligent, plain English insight into your finances

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Finance financial advice personal finances Financial products are not exactly easy to understand. Most of them come with acres of gobbledegook, complex terms and conditions, baffling caveats and dense small print. How come? They have always spoken gobbledegook. It’s what they do.

Where is Your Money Going? | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Welcome to 31 Days to Organize Your Finances. We’ll talk about cash flow, budgets, debts, and all of the nitty gritty of our finances that might not be fun to talk about, but are so important to discuss.

Resolve to Regularly Discuss Your Finances with Your Spouse

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I created our Family Balance Sheet years ago as a way for me to communicate the state of our finances to my husband. Column H = Interest rate or finance charge. Whether you take advantage of my balance sheet excel sheet or you use your own spreadsheet, I encourage you to meet regularly with your spouse to discuss your finances. Did you make a 2012 goal to meet regularly with your spouse to discuss finances?