Archive for January, 2010

This Is What Frugal Looks Like

Posted on January 28th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

Over at Almost Frugal, she runs a very cool series called This Is What Frugal Looks Like where she interviews others to find out what they do that is frugal, traditional or unusual. I had the opportunity to join her list of interviewed. I probably fall into the more unusual category of those she has […]

My Financial Foul Up

Posted on January 22nd, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I have talked about my mistakes before and when I was invited by Brian from My Next Buck to share one of my big financial foul ups, I couldn’t refuse. Here’s a little snip of the situation. Last year, I was given the opportunity to invest in a rental property. To me, this was a […] Trending Our Spending

Posted on January 21st, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I recently mentioned the Read Write Web’s attempt to cover many of the financial aspects and technological improvements of the web and our money over the next month and their next installment in the article series is really interesting. They introduce a new web service called Bundle. This service is actually very similar to what […]

7 Essential Tips to Prepare For Retirement

Posted on January 15th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

It is becoming increasingly difficult to plan for retirement these days. Bursting market bubbles, the possibility of hyper-inflation, increased healthcare costs, plummeting home values, and diminished retirement accounts are just a few of the factors that make the term ‘retirement planning’ seem like some sort of cruel joke. But while it may be impossible to […] Business Card Winner

Posted on January 14th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

And the winner is Sherri Morris! Congratulations Sherri and I hope those business card earrings catch on, that could be the next big thing in self promotion! I will contact you shortly with details on receiving your prize. To those that didn’t win, there is another blog running the contest right now, over at Hypnoticasia […]

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Kickstart 2010 with Free Business Cards

Posted on January 11th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

For all those out there starting a new business in 2010 or those that have a business up and running but could use some more pizazz, is sponsoring a giveaway, right here for 250 business cards! Who couldn’t use more business cards? I used a set I got from for my wife’s photo […]

Read Write Web Focuses in on Personal Finance

Posted on January 11th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

Over at Read Write Web last week there was an interesting article called How The Web is Transforming Personal Finance. Read Write Web is all about the advancements in web technology and often has articles about the next big web thing or highlights of some awesome new tool on the web that someone has created. […]