Companies are becoming increasingly more clever about their product placement strategies. Where else have you seen some examples?
Category: Critical Thinking
The Hierarchy of Financial Needs
Something in a recent book made me think of Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which in turn got me to think about the hierarchies present in personal finance. Do you like my pyramid or would you like to suggest another angle?
Don’t Lock Yourself into an Expert’s Advice
Following personal finance experts isn't always the best ideas. Here are a few reasons why you should think twice.
60 Reasons Why Personal Finance is So Damn Hard
One of the things that always amazes me is just how much information is written, spoken, taped, or talked about when it comes to personal finance. But it’s really no surprise because it’s one of the hardest things we have to deal with as grown-ups. Here are 60 reasons why.
Should Millionaires Apply for Unemployment?
3,000 millionaires claimed unemployment benefits in 2008. They have a right to do so, but is it the RIGHT thing to do when millions of others are struggling?
“I Don’t Have Any Money”: Bull (most likely…)
If you've ever said "I don't have any money," this is the post you need to read. Money mantras can be deadly if applied incorrectly, and this is certainly one case of poor self-thought.
Test it in Your Money Lab
Ever wonder if a new and innovative money system would work in your situation? When it comes to money, you can pretty much test to your heart's content. It takes a bit more work (you have to keep your existing system active), but it lets you evaluate and explore. I call this my "money lab." … Continue reading Test it in Your Money Lab
5 Financial Items We Tend to Procrastinate
There are five things in personal finance that people always seem to procrastinate. There are a few major reasons for this. Are you guilty of avoiding these five?
Somebody, Please Take My Money
I went looking for a space heater last night and came up empty handed. Is this the right way to operate a business?
Why You Probably Shouldn’t Hire Outside Help
Three reasons why I think hiring outside help might not be a good idea. What do you think?