Archives For August 2006

JLP Wants to Know…

August 31, 2006

I’m curious to know what blogs you read OUTSIDE of personal finance and investing. Here are my favorites (in no particular order): Continue Reading…

Scott Burns of the Dallas Morning News has written an article titled 5 Steps to a Pleasant Retirement that I thought was worth sharing. His five steps along with my commentary: Continue Reading…

That’s what this USA Today article is saying. It’s funny how $2.00 per gallon sounds CHEAP! What would $2.00 per gallon mean to your budget. You can find out by using my VERY SIMPLE gas cost calculator.

August 2006 is now nearly history and that means the Question of the Day Marathon is too! I have had a lot of fun working with everyone on this venture.

Today’s question is hosted by GetRichSlowly. J.D.’s question is:

What does money mean to you?

So, please head over to GetRichSlowly and answer THE FINAL QUESTION in the Question of the Day Marathon. After this, I promise to never ask another question again! I’m only joking.

Jeanne Sahadi, CNNMoney senior writer, has written a pretty good article titled The Get Started Guide to Making it, which offers the following five tips for those just starting out in their careers: Continue Reading…

Fun With Katie Couric

August 30, 2006

By now everyone has seen the doctored pictures of Katie Couric: Continue Reading…

We just had our PTA/Goals Night meeting last night. The PTA President talked about our school’s Fall fundraiser: selling cookie dough. And, get this: the funds from this sale are going to go for a run/walk track! Isn’t that funny? Between two boys in school and Cub Scouts, I feel like all I ever do is sell stuff! So, I can definitely relate to how Michelle Singletary feels in her column School Fundraising? Phooey! She writes: Continue Reading…