8 Ways to Cut Entertainment Expenses

August 27, 2010

Entertainment expenses can take up a large portion of a family’s budget and time. How often have we picked up that new release from Blockbuster only to be a week late returning it – and paying the resultant late fee. Sometimes entertainment includes eating out (or snacking out), movie theater trips, shopping (without purpose), and [...]

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Mint Online Budget Software Review

August 25, 2010

Mint is one of the many new online budgeting software becoming very popular in the last year or so. I’ve been using Mint for about six months now, sometimes more regularly than others. Registration is fairly straight forward, although it is fairly lengthy including account and budget setup. Mint is completely free to use and [...]

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The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferris

August 25, 2010

‘The 4-Hour Work Week’ is a rather idealistic sounding kinda book.  OK definitely idealistic. But before you palm off this book as another one of those obscurely written, theory-based books that seeps out investment-speak- give it a chance! While it may not guarantee six-day weekends, it will deliver ideas and guidance to reducing the workload [...]

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Book Review: Rich Dad Poor Dad

August 25, 2010

While this was the type of book I’d joke about buying Dad at the bookstore, very aptly describing the fluctuating income as he siblings came and left the home, I bit the bullet and decided to give it a read to see what all the fuss was about. ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ is by Robert [...]

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PearBudget Online Budgeting Software Review

August 23, 2010

There are a number of online budgeting software available to track your expenses and help you plan and keep track of your budget and income. One of the more popular online softwares I have run across lately is PearBudget. I am always searching for a better budgeting software, so I thought I would sign up [...]

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