For the past month, the MINI Cooper's "service engine soon" light has come on, but then it's gone off just a few days later. I figured it was just some bad fuel and let it go. Since the closest MINI dealership is about 30 miles away, I wanted a few … [Read more...] about MINI Cooper Warranty and Maintenance Plans Worked for Us
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This past week, my article "Free Laptop Nation: How Free Is It?" was featured in the 144th Carnival of Personal Finance, hosted by BeingFrugal.net. As it was published on St. Patrick's Day (the one on the calendar, regardless of what the Catholic … [Read more...] about Best Finance Articles from Carnival of Personal Finance #144
Just last week I was wondering if we could be a single-income household mainly because Stacie's job is just too stressful and she feels like her boss and coworkers take her for granted (which they do). She spends and hour driving to work, 10 hours at … [Read more...] about Stacie got a positive review!
Have you ever considered financing your new car for 84 months? That's a full 7 year loan! Granted, I've had my share of 72 month loans. Heck, our Chevy Malibu was a 72-month finance, but we paid it off in just 2 years! But not everyone is getting … [Read more...] about More Auto Buyers Turning to Leases and Longer-Term Loans
Today's article comes courtesy of Ana at DebtFREE-Revolution.com. As you can partially tell from her site's name, she's a spunky anti-debt mom and wife, and is now debt-free except for her mortgage, which I also aspire to be soon (debt-free, that … [Read more...] about Couples in Conflict: Different Money Priorities
Matthew found my article "Can we be a single-income household" and asked the following question: Mike, I read your article about becoming a single income household and I have a question. My wife and I recently had our second child and she just … [Read more...] about Going Single-Income: Help a Reader Make the Decision