Net Worth Update: July 2013 and Resolution Progress 2nd Quarter 2013

Wow, July just came here quickly, didn’t it?  I don’t know about you, but it just seemed to zoom here, even faster than normal.  Of course, perhaps part of that speedy arrival was the fact that I was running a contest most of June there’s nothing quite like having far more comments than usual (although,… Continue Reading

Weekly Round-Up: Contest (and Google Reader) Coming to an End…

You probably know by now, but Google Reader is being axed as of Monday.  If you haven’t already, you’ll need to migrate your feeds (including The Amateur Financier) to another reader.  Personally, I recommend Feedly (you can easily transfer the files from Reader if you log on before Monday), but there are more than a few readers out there, and plenty… Continue Reading

Book Review – You’re Broke Because You Want To Be

Book Review – You’re Broke Because You Want To Be

I’ve discussed more than a few money advisors to those with financial difficulties in my time on this blog, usually through reviews of their books on posts just like this.  There are numerous approaches that such advisors can take, from soothing and sympathetic with your problems to being forceful and challenging you about how you… Continue Reading