Weekly Review: Best Budget App for iPhone

TFF's Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 Times are tough for many people these days. For those of us who are struggling, a few dollars can make a huge difference. To help navigate this fine financial line, we're going to look at what is quite possibly the best budget app for iPhone: Weekly. The app is new on the market, but it treats budgeting a little bit differently than its predecessors. How is this app different? So many…

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Ten Best Personal Finance Books of All Time

There are a lot of personal finance books. Sure, not as many as there are blog posts on personal finance, but still. There are a lot of them. So how do you decide which ones are the best ones to read? Ten Best Personal Finance Books of All Time To help answer that question, I've put together a list of the top personal finance books. Adding these books to your collection is sure to set…

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Why You Might Not Need a Budget

Budgets, budgets, budgets! It seems like they're all the rage. You've probably scoured the internet trying to learn how to budget. They must be an absolute necessity, right? Hold on there - not so fast. In this post, I'm going to go why a budget may actually not be necessary. But first, some background. I've mentioned it before, but I attended not one, but two book launches for Grant Sabatier's new book, Financial Freedom. Both were…

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Frugal at Your Fingertips: Apps That Free Up Your Finances

By: Ben Lovell If you’re as old as I am, you’ll remember a time (not so long ago) when new tech required you to breach a certain threshold of either financial well-being or flagrant over-indulgence.  New software was a significant investment, Bluetooth headphones were a status sigil, and Flat Screen TVs were the centerpiece for upper-middle-class entertaining. Now, a lot of technology is, well, cheap.  Or at least the initial exposure is. Video games, subscription…

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Net Worth Update: January 2019
Personal Capital dashboard. Not my net worth, by the way. This is just a stock image.  :)

Net Worth Update: January 2019

Hey all! I've decided I am going to try to post net worth updates at least quarterly. I also figured I would start the new year off on the right foot by doing just that. Go figure, things have been a bit crazy with the stock market as of late. Although I recently assured you things are not that bad and to not focus on the numbers, I can't deny that there has been quite…

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The Best Personal Finance Tips for 2019

Now that the new year is upon us, many of us are thinking about how we can make our lives just a little bit better. So why not take steps to get financially healthy?Okay, sure, it probably would have made more sense to post this before the new year. After all, you probably already know your resolution(s). And maybe those don’t include money. Maybe you decided to give up wine, or pizza, or to not…

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