The Road To Financial Armageddon #6: The Yuppie Years

On Saturday, we learned how love and marriage caused me to sink even deeper into a financial hole I was digging for myself. I had


The Road To Financial Armageddon #5: Love and Marriage

Yesterday, we learned about my immature behavior in handling a large steady income. I was starting to sink further into debt without really acquiring any


The Road to Financial Armageddon #4: The First Taste of Real Money

Yesterday, we watched as I stumbled through college making a series of classic financial errors. Yet I finished (albeit in six years) with a pair


The One Month Challenge

I used to waste tons of money on silly little things. I did it so often and so regularly that I didn’t even realize that


14 Ways Your Computer Can Put Money In Your Pocket

If you’re reading this, you likely have ready access to a computer with an internet connection. Most people are aware of a few ways that


What’s In My Wallet? And What Should Be In Yours?

After seeing yet another of those ubiquitous CapitalOne “What’s in your wallet?” ads, I decided to write about the one credit card that’s in my


I’m In Big Financial Trouble – Where Do I Start?

Several months ago, I sat down with my finances and took a good hard look at things. I was in approximately $10,000 of credit card

charge card vs credit card

Charge Card vs Credit Card: What’s the Difference?

Most people think that the terms “charge card” and “credit card” are interchangeable. However, that’s not actually the case. In the real world, charge cards