Archives For March 2006

My regular readers might recognize the name Steve Rosen because I have linked to several of his articles recently. Steve has a weekly column in the Kansas City Star, which is also synicated in several newspapers across the country. His speciality is writing about kids and money, a topic near and dear to my heart as my wife and I have three kids of our own. Anyway, Steve and I have communicated over the last couple of months via email and I asked him if he would be so kind as to let me interview him. He said “yes,” and here’s the interview. I hope you enjoy it! Thanks Steve! Continue Reading…

Friday Roundup

March 31, 2006

I have been really self-absorbed the last week or so due to my “legal” problems. However, things are getting better now and I wanted to post another roundup with some articles from the MoneyBlogNetwork and beyond. Continue Reading…

Focus on Frugal Blogs

March 30, 2006

Here are some of my favorite frugal blogs: Continue Reading…

Taylor Larimore, one of the three authors of The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing, has put together a list of investing books that he recommends to people wanting to learn how to invest their money. It’s a pretty good list.

OT: Another Sad Post

March 29, 2006

This afternoon, on the way to a soccer game, a bus carrying the high school girls soccer team swerved to avoid an object that had fallen off the back of an oncoming truck. The bus slid off the road, rolled over and landed in a ditch. Two girls on the bus were killed. One of those girls had a space on My Space. It is really sad to think that she will never post to her space again and won’t get to experience the things she had planned like going to Texas A&M this fall. It just goes to show you how fragile life really is. Only God knows the number of days we have on this earth. Try hard to enjoy them all.

In addition to AllFinancialMatters’ (I’m still getting used to writing the new name) Blog of the Week (BotW), the MoneyBlogNetwork has a BotW. This week’s selection is Continue Reading…

Monday’s Wall Street Journal had a special report called Your Money Matters. I found the articles in that section to be very interesting and helpful. The main article, Love and Money ($), was written by Jeff Opdyke, one of my favorite columnists at the Journal. The article lists nine questions that ALL couples should ask before they walk down the aisle (the questions are Jeff’s. The commentary is mine): Continue Reading…