Posts Tagged ‘banks’

Do You Put Your Emergency Fund To Work? – Part 1

Posted on August 25th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

This is the start of a three part series. The other parts can be found here: Do You Put Your Emergency Fund To Work? – Part 2 Do You Put Your Emergency Fund To Work? – Part 3 Since my bank closed down and I would be moving my emergency fund money over to one […]

Surprise! Your Bank Closed! – My Experience With The FDIC

Posted on August 23rd, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I am all for learning from new experiences. I seek out new things to get my hands dirty with all the time, but this weekend, I was able to experience one of those things that no one seeks out or ever wants to – bank closure. Late Friday night while I was thinking about investing […]

I Will Teach You To Be Rich Review and Giveaway

Posted on August 16th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

*This giveaway is now closed* I recently had the pleasure of reading I Will Teach You To Be Rich, the book, by Ramit Sethi and I have to say first thing that this is the best personal finance book I have ever ready. About the author Ramit is a Stanford graduate in his late twenties. […]

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. […]

Review & Giveaway: Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel

Posted on September 28th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

I had the pleasure of reading Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel: 100 Dirty Little Money-Grubbing Secrets this weekend and I have to say, Phil, I commend you. You put into print what many college kids, level headed parents and just plain cheapskates have been doing for years to save money, and a few things no […]

The Real Reason for Lehman Brothers’ Downfall

Posted on March 15th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

We have all been hearing a great deal about Lehman Brothers going under and causing this current recession at least in part. Fingers have been pointed at everyone from David Bowie to irresponsible home buyers. I think I have found the real reason that Lehman Brothers went under…Kramer. Around 1997, Kramer, through a freak coincidence […]

Hitch Me Up to That Bandwagon: Lending Club

Posted on March 3rd, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Today I will give Lending Club a good thorough review. I had signed up actually a few weeks ago but did not take the time to figure the thing out completely and fund a loan. After reading everyone on the web reviewing Lending Club, I thought I would give it a go and finish the […]

 
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