“Being poor is…”

I don't have really anything to add to this article. It's provocative and surprising and shocking: http://www.scalzi.com/whatever/003704.html Check out the comments, too.

Donate to the Red Cross–here’s how

Even $10 helps. It doesn't take long, either. Donate now: http://www.redcross.org/donate/donate.html

Are you being hella stupid?

I'm working feverishly on an entirely new series on entrepreneurship. Before I launch that, here's a related article that caught my attention. Remember those recent auto ads about employee pricing that flooded the market recently? The ones about "Buy it for same the price we pay"? General Motors lost an average of $1,227 for each vehicle in the first ...

Here’s how I set up my financial accounts

Ok today I'm going to break down how I've structured my bank accounts. If only that sounded cooler. Anyway, I have 3 main accounts: 1. Wells Fargo Checking account: This is like the inbox of my financial infrastructure--it's where I deposit everything first, then sort it out. My checking account earns no interest, so I move it stuff out of ...

My Free Insider's Kit will show you how to earn more money

The details are important, but they’re not everything

Do you ever notice how on The West Wing, they say things like "send that to my office" and "take the meeting and fix it"? They don't say "my office is in room 314 and my assistant's name is Donna Moss and her extension is x4685." That's because as we get more experience, we don't worry about logistics as much. ...

New Carnival of Personal Finance…

...is up at AllThingsFinancial. Btw, I'm still alive and will have a bunch of new stuff up this week. Stay tuned!