My final review of the new You Need a Budget 3 software and how it compares to my previous envelope budgeting manager of choice: Mvelopes.
“Get Financially Naked” (Thakor/Kedar)
Reviewing Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money With Your Honey, by Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar.
REVIEW: America, Welcome to the Poorhouse (Jane White)
Reviewing my newest read--a good book about retirement, college savings, housing, and debt.
Book Reviews: Munny Journey & Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel
Reviews of two great new books - Munny Journey and Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel, both very unique additions to the personal finance genre.
Review of “Expecting Money” by Erica Sandberg
"The Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families" - Erica Sandberg reviews everything you need to know about having babies in terms of handling your personal finances.
Review of “The Cure for Money Madness” by Spencer Sherman
"Money madness is the irrational behavior that otherwise rational people, like you and me, are driven to when the issue is money..." Read more about Spencer Sherman's book, The Cure for Money Madness.
Why Consumer Reports is an Amazing Value
One of the tools I have used over the last two years with a great degree of success is Consumer Reports. This magazine has been around for such a long time that it's practically a household name. It's truly a wonder why people don't use it more often, so I've decided to do a little … Continue reading Why Consumer Reports is an Amazing Value
Mvelopes: Review of Free Trial
This post contains outdated information. For the latest, see my 2012 Mvelopes review. In Short I have decided to convert Mvelopes into a full subscription for the next three months (see billing periods below), based on my positive experience so far and my desire to continue working with the system beyond the trial period. Mvelopes … Continue reading Mvelopes: Review of Free Trial
Book Review: The Skinny on Credit Cards by Jim Randel
Have you ever felt like the personal finance genre was filled with books that took weeks to read and failed to help you retain any of the information contained in them? I was recently made aware of a new series of books, available both in eBook and hard copy format, that promise to change the … Continue reading Book Review: The Skinny on Credit Cards by Jim Randel
Mvelopes/Finicity Money Manager: Experience So Far
Several weeks ago, I wrote about the start of my 30-day trial of Mvelopes. Many people have expressed interest in seeing how things go, because they've been curious about the service themselves. While I'm preparing a full-on review of my experience for the end of the month, here's a rundown of how things are going so … Continue reading Mvelopes/Finicity Money Manager: Experience So Far