Monthly Archives: March 2008

Choosing a Student Credit Card

This article over at DebtFREE-Revolution about who is to blame about student credit card debt got me thinking about my college experience. By the time I graduated from college, I had racked up thousands of dollars in credit card debt. After I graduated I moved to Chicago where I had a job that barely allowed

Recommended Readings for 3-30-08

Here is a list of some of the best personal finance articles from my favorite personal finance websites. To kick start your week, spend some time digging through the Millionaire Money Habits archives and the links below to improve your financial literacy and increase your net worth. Reminder: What’s your biggest financial mistake? Submit your

Less Tracking, More Spending

J.D.’s post at Get Rich Slowly on How Good Habits Keep Small Mistakes Manageable got me thinking about how the less I track my spending, the more I find myself wasting money and exceeding my monthly budget. I personally use a self-created excel sheet to track my spending and help me stay within my monthly

How to Save a Million Dollars

Asking how to save a million dollars is like asking what the best way is to train for a marathon. For one, just as there are many different ways to train for a race, there are multiple ways to save a million dollars. Each individual and their situation is different as well, which makes reaching