Are Social Media IPOs and the American Dollar the next bubbles that will burst?

Are Social Media IPOs and the American Dollar the next bubbles that will burst?

19 April 2011

Before jumping on the next hot trend stop and ask yourself, "What economic or financial value does this asset create? And will it continue to create that value while I have it or invest in it?"

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True March Madness: Every idiot who blindly uses TurboTax and TaxCut

True March Madness: Every idiot who blindly uses TurboTax and TaxCut

30 March 2011

Did every author and blogger's brain fall out just because they want to get paid by TurboTax to promote its product? Are we really expected to believe the complete lack of analysis that goes into comparing software to a CPA?

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Have you ever bought the Ziffer-Zoof Seeds that Dr. Seuss writes about?

Have you ever bought the Ziffer-Zoof Seeds that Dr. Seuss writes about?

25 March 2011

If you have kids and are much of a Dr. Seuss fan, then you've probably read Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book. We were reading it to our two little girls a few nights and I suddenly realized that Dr. Seuss was a financial guy too.

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Hey Tubs, overeating and not exercising is costing you money

Hey Tubs, overeating and not exercising is costing you money

18 February 2011

Unfortunately, we as Americans decided some time ago that instead of taste, nutrition, and health we wanted cheap food, a long shelf life, and fast preparation.

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“How much do babies cost?” A dialog with a friend

“How much do babies cost?” A dialog with a friend

11 February 2011

Some friends of ours who are expecting are trying to determine by how much their budget will be affected by the coming baby. The dialog reveals common fears and some simple tips.

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Losing your second income? 4 Ways to prepare

Losing your second income? 4 Ways to prepare

08 February 2011

Both spouses work for several years until junior comes along and then mom decides to stay home. Unfortunately, they've become accustomed to living on two incomes. So how do you adapt?

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Use Groupon and reap the benefits of social group buying

Use Groupon and reap the benefits of social group buying

25 January 2011

Groupon, along with a host of other start-ups, offers fantastic deals on local fare, services, accommodations, etc. All you have to do is sign-up for the daily emails or download the app.

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Infographic from Deals.com: Lose Weight & Save Money

14 January 2011

An interesting infographic showing how losing weight leads to saving money. So knock off both your saving money and losing weight New Year's goals with one stone.

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REVIEW: USAA Checking and Savings Account

REVIEW: USAA Checking and Savings Account

12 January 2011

I'll be honest. I don't like switching bank accounts. I find it a hassle. But every now and then, I discover a reason or reasons so compelling, that the hassle doesn't bother me.

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Rabbit Funds: The Best of 2010 and What it Says About Readers

Rabbit Funds: The Best of 2010 and What it Says About Readers

06 January 2011

As we begin 2011, I find myself still reflecting on 2010 and what I've accomplished. As part of my reflection, I've analyzed the traffic to Rabbit Funds to see what you, the reader, like.

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5 Life lessons that taking the GMAT taught me

5 Life lessons that taking the GMAT taught me

30 December 2010

As anyone that has taken the GMAT can tell you, earning a high score is a lot of work. Scoring above a 700 (on a scale of 200-800) usually entails about 100 hours of study time. Of course, then there's the actual test day.

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Getting divorced? Financially preparing for what’s to come

Getting divorced? Financially preparing for what’s to come

22 December 2010

As I prepared to write this post, I wasn't sure of the tone that I should take since I feel that I should offer my condolences to half of you while congratulating the other half.

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