We have too many accounts, and I can't handle the overwhelming feeling of clutter and confusion, even though they're just sitting there minding their own business. We have: 2 Checking Accounts (Bank of America is primary) 5 Savings Accounts … [Read more...] about I can’t handle all these accounts!
Yes, that's right. My beautiful face is plastered atop an article where I espouse my wisdom and knowledge about personal finance, money, budgeting, and stupid things I've done (what does "espouse" mean?). Noah and Cap from MyMint.com graciously … [Read more...] about Interview with Clever Dude posted at MyMint.com
In my earlier post 5 Common Money Mistakes, I explained how we intelligent professionals fall into a number of money traps. Number One: Spending too much Do you have a spending plan? When I graduated college about 6 years ago, I didn't have a … [Read more...] about Fixing your money mistakes: Create a budget
This week was a good week. I'm very proud of my "Insulating Your Crawl Space Properly" post, as it was featured on LifeHack.org, and a few other websites. Here's the rest of my clever articles this past week: I actually snuck a post in on … [Read more...] about Clever Dude’s Week in Review Feb 11-16
Since Quicken 2005, when the QIF file format was no longer supported, banks have had to pay to use the new QFX format for downloading financial transactions. A friend of mine has reconsidered upgrading to Quicken 2007 because his credit union … [Read more...] about Quicken 2007 charges banks to support web update
A post by Madame X at My Open Wallet got me thinking about our own check usage over the years. I looked up our records in Quicken, which go back to Feb, 2003 and came up with these numbers: 2003: 38 (I think I lost a bunch of transactions when I … [Read more...] about Check Usage Decline