Fiscal Fizzle Guided Tour

From 2009 through 2014, this site published more than 550 posts. New visitors are often overwhelmed and want to find a shortcut to the best content. This page will give you a brief overview of the site.

Most Popular Posts

By popular demand, these are the posts with the highest number of page views:

  1. How to Sell Your Car on Craigslist
  2. Would You Buy a Rental Car?
  3. Buying a Car from Hertz Car Sales
  4. Can You Make a Living Recycling 10 Cent Bottles and Cans?
  5. Should You Buy a New or Used Car?
  6. Should Kids in High School Work?
  7. Get a Second Job and Quit Whining About Debt
  8. How to Save Money for a House
  9. Lower Cable Bill, More Services: My Story
  10. Is Progressive Snapshot Worth It?
  11. What Type of Budget Do You Use?
  12. YNAB 3 Review: Give Me Back My Mvelopes
  13. 7 Ways to Stop Eating Out from Killing Your Budget
  14. Introducing Joyce House – The Coupon Diva
  15. Writing an Awesome Personal Executive Summary
  16. YNAB 3.0: Second Look
  17. 4 Unexpected Expenses You Can Count On
  18. Putting Together Your Personal Profit and Loss Table
  19. Too Much of a Good Thing? Mortgage Prepayments
  20. The Lifetime Cost of Owning a Dog

Other Essentials

Of course, not all of the posts that I thought were important or provoked a lot of discussions made it to the most popular list. I consider all of these to be good reading in one way or another:

  1. 7 Ways to Find Your Financial Heart
  2. 15 Signs You’re in Financial Denial
  3. 5 Important Tasks After a New Baby’s Birth
  4. 5 Good Reasons Not to Save Money
  5. 5 Financial Items We Tend to Procrastinate
  6. Should Millionaires Apply for Unemployment?
  7. 60 Reasons Why Personal Finance is So Damn Hard
  8. Having the Courage to Improve Your Finances
  9. The Benefits of Renting: A Surprisingly Long List
  10. Pros and Cons of Long-Term Employment

Best Discussions

A few specific posts have enjoyed a lively discussion, and the best insights are often in the comments, not in the original post. Here are the hottest debates on the blog: