Reader Shawn pointed out this Q&A titled "My rich parents won't share" for me from CNN Money. A reader asks the following: I recently learned my parents have a lot more money than I thought. Had I known, I would have asked them for help in … [Read more...] about Greedy Kids: Are they entitled to their parents’ money?
(I originally posted this article as a guest-post at Raising4Boys.com and gave an update on our progress here): Since we began dating, my wife Stacie and I have agreed that, if possible, we would adopt a child and also give birth to a biological … [Read more...] about Is Adoption for You? Costs, Choices and Decisions
Broke-A** Student (censored) hosted this week's Carnival of Personal Finance #108 and featured my article "Money and Marathons: Guess what, they're related" in her editor's picks. Thanks Jennifer! Here are some of my favorite personal finance … [Read more...] about Best finance articles from Carnival of Personal Finance #108
You know, I wrote a guest post for Nickel (of FiveCentNickel.com fame) on his Raising4Boys site, and I totally forgot to mention it here! I did an extensive write-up of what we found so far while doing our adoption investigation. I highlight the … [Read more...] about Guest Article: Adoption Costs and Decisions
Last week, I wrote a very quick post about a frugal idea I thought up that morning while shaving. I had the idea to use less shaving cream, but I never said anything in the article about "saving money", or even money at all. But if you read the … [Read more...] about Frugality is more than just saving money
Last week in our 4th grade sunday school class, the kids mentioned something called Webkinz. They were crazy about these things, but since we had a lesson plan to stick to, we didn't get to ask them more about these toys. I decided to do my own … [Read more...] about Webkinz: Waste of Money or Learning Opportunity?