Weekly Interest Rate Review
Weekly Interest Rate Review
on April 13, 2011

Most people spend more time shopping for milk than trying to find the best rates on their savings, credit cards, or loans. Are you earning as much as possible and paying as little as possible? Here’s a quick look at rates this week on everything from mortgages to money markets.

Take Five: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
Take Five: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
on April 10, 2011

A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: Costco will knock $600,000 off a diamond ring, green ideas for Easter celebrations, how to drive a food truck, an inspirational story about debt, and how to avoid “frugal fatigue.”

Ask Stacy: How Can My Car Insurance Go up Like This?
Ask Stacy: How Can My Car Insurance Go up Like This?
on April 8, 2011

Linda’s insurance company raised her car premiums by $55/month just for being divorced rather than married. Isn’t that discrimination?

The 5 Golden Rules of Saving on Insurance
The 5 Golden Rules of Saving on Insurance
on April 8, 2011

Most people spend more time and effort shopping for groceries than insurance. And that’s a shame, since you probably spend more insuring your family than feeding it. Here’s what you need to understand, organize, and save on insurance.

Which is Better: Renting or Buying a Home?
Which is Better: Renting or Buying a Home?
on April 4, 2011

There are calculators around the web that are supposed to help you decide whether to rent or buy. There’s only one problem – they probably won’t help much.

Take 5: This Week’s Blogger Roundup
Take 5: This Week’s Blogger Roundup
on April 2, 2011

A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: Making money by avoiding the stock market, saving money by swapping houses, how to cheaply kill weeds, putting a value on the Sunday paper, and where to put your retirement money.

Money Talks’ Stacy Johnson Selected to Head Government Investigation of Suze Orman
Money Talks’ Stacy Johnson Selected to Head Government Investigation of Suze Orman
on April 1, 2011

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is beginning an investigation into TV “gurus” who rake in big bucks in exchange for questionable advice.

April is Financial Literacy Month: How Money-Smart Are You?
April is Financial Literacy Month: How Money-Smart Are You?
on April 1, 2011

Ready for a pop quiz? Here’s a quick test to see how wise you are when it comes to money.

Ask Stacy: Do I Keep My Savings or Pay off Debt?
Ask Stacy: Do I Keep My Savings or Pay off Debt?
on April 1, 2011

It’s a question many of us face: We have money in a savings account earning next to nothing, while at the same time we’re paying interest on borrowed money. Crazy? Maybe. But maybe not…

CPSC: Walking Water Balls Aren’t Safe
CPSC: Walking Water Balls Aren’t Safe
on March 31, 2011

They look like fun, but this is entertainment that starts with sealing you in an airtight ball – one you can’t get out of without outside help.

How Wall Street Wagers Pump up Gas Prices
How Wall Street Wagers Pump up Gas Prices
on March 31, 2011

Think Moammar Khadafy’s behind the rise in gas prices? The true answer may be a lot closer to home. Here’s what really influences the price of oil, and how you can hedge against higher prices.

Take 5: This Week’s Blogger Roundup
Take 5: This Week’s Blogger Roundup
on March 26, 2011

A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: Preparing for the worst, saving on produce, making brown rice and websites for traveling.

Ask Stacy: Is It OK to Buy Insurance Online?
Ask Stacy: Is It OK to Buy Insurance Online?
on March 25, 2011

This reader has been told that when it comes to things like insurance, local is better than online and long distance. What do you think?

Take 5: This Week’s Blogger Roundup
Take 5: This Week’s Blogger Roundup
on March 19, 2011

A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: cliches that make you money, how to prepare for disaster at home, beauty aids currently in your refrigerator, the worst company in America, and how to cut the clutter.

Ask Stacy: How Do I Diversify My Credit Portfolio?
Ask Stacy: How Do I Diversify My Credit Portfolio?
on March 18, 2011

To have the best possible credit score, it’s a good idea to have more than one type of credit. But how do you go shopping for different types of loans?

It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Our Best Stories for Bringing Home the Green
It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Our Best Stories for Bringing Home the Green
on March 17, 2011

If you’re planning on a day-long pub crawl this St. Patrick’s Day, here’s a few stories you might like to bring along…

First Step to Stop Counterfeiters – Your Shoes
First Step to Stop Counterfeiters – Your Shoes
on March 15, 2011

Nearly 40 percent of the counterfeit goods seized in the U.S. every year are footwear. Here’s how to stop the heels who are selling this stuff, and why you should.

Take 5: This Week’s Blogger Roundup
Take 5: This Week’s Blogger Roundup
on March 12, 2011

A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: apps for your dog, discounts for veterans, silver linings in dark clouds, meaty savings, and taxing myths.

Ask Stacy: Why Aren’t You Buying Stocks? Also: Are Gift Cards Taxable?
on March 11, 2011

Steve wants to know what stocks I’m buying now, why he got charged sales tax on a gift card purchase, and if I’d like to join him on his next ride in Florida.

Forgiven Credit Card Debt May Be Taxable
Forgiven Credit Card Debt May Be Taxable
on March 10, 2011

If you negotiated a debt settlement in 2010 on the balance of your credit card account, you may owe taxes on the forgiven debt.

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