A reader writes: "After seeing a couple of your posts on the Mr. Money Mustache forum I checked out your book from the library and finished it in a day. It was great but I would love your opinion on what to do in my own situation. My spouse is a junior officer. We married nearly six years ago with significant debt. This month we are debt free. Now … [Read more...] about Out Of Debt & Heading For Financial independence
Credit, Loans & Debt
[The last post described the general concepts and issues with peer-to-peer lending. If you're coming here from a search engine then you should read that post before you start plugging numbers into the calculator. You may decide that there's a better way to pay off debts than a peer-to-peer loan.] Welcome to the peer-to-peer loan … [Read more...] about Peer-To-Peer Loan Calculator – How Much Are You Really Paying for That Loan?
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all: to thine ownself be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. - Shakespeare, Hamlet I've spent the last couple months researching the prospects of … [Read more...] about The Problems With Peer-To-Peer-Lending
My credit card data was stolen last month. I was lucky-- the thief moved slowly and there were only two charges before the fraud computer kicked in. But it was still a hassle and an inconvenience, and at first, I had to push pretty hard to get the fraud staff on the job. Of course, it's the card that I use all the time: a Fidelity Rewards … [Read more...] about Dealing With Credit Card Fraud — Any Suggestions?
This guest post is brought to you by George Papas. As a veteran, I have taken advantage of a number of benefits that have been a huge help to me and my family over the years. You too may be eligible for some of these benefits, so I thought I’d provide a bit more information on a few of the main ones that are available to United … [Read more...] about Guest Post Wednesday: Financial Relief for Veterans
Day 61 of our familyroom renovation. Under the dubious logic of "Might as well...", my spouse and I agreed that it seemed like a good idea to expand beyond the familyroom to add new baseboard moldings in the kitchen, livingroom, and diningroom. This despite those three rooms being already filled with furniture from what used to be our familyroom, … [Read more...] about Protecting military with the SCRA