Instead of tracking your complete net worth every month, try only tracking what you can affect directly--your "actionable" net worth, for a more complete short-term picture.
Life is about phases--sometimes we're free to do many things, but many times we're overwhelmed. How can we keep our finances headed in the right direction when we're underwater?
Some of us can experience crazy swings in our power bills from month to month due to weather or other factors. Here are three strategies that will help you cope with a power bill that looks more like the stock market chart.
You don't want to make your own detergent, but you still want to save some dough when it comes to laundry. Well, this post is just for you.
Many people are simply not that great with math. If you've ever thrown your hands up helplessly at the restaurant when trying to calculate a tip, this one's for you. There's a quick trick I use to calculate my tips that doesn't require pulling out the cell phone and finding my calculator app. Here's the … Continue reading The Quickest Way to Calculate a Restaurant Tip
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
A reader is freaking out about her finances with a baby on the way. As a single parent, how can we help her understand her options when it comes to earning income and spending wisely?