I’m a few days behind (again), but our recent post on “Debunking Debit Cards” has been posted in the Carnival of Personal Finance - Edition #204. As always, the carnival is full of informative and educational articles. It took me a few days to mull through them and pull some of my favorites, but here […]
The Solo 401(k) - also known as an Individual 401(k) or a Self-Employed 401(k) - is specially designed for self-employed individuals and allows me to contribute 100% of my self-employment income up to the annual 401(k) limit ($15,500 for 2008 and $16,500 for 2009).
This means if I only earn $16,500, I can stash away the […]
First, a Public Service Announcement
As you’re scrambling to finish up your tax return (or extension!) today, don’t forget that April 15th is also the deadline to get 2008 contributions into your traditional IRA, Roth IRA, SEP IRA (and probably other IRA types that I’m forgetting to list here). You don’t want to miss out on […]
This was a bit of a surprise, since I thought I had missed the deadline and only just found out that we were published on this past week’s Carnival of Personal Finance - Edition #199. Our post on “Individual Development Accounts“made the cut, along with dozens of other great articles and blog postings.
Here are a […]
Hello faithful BJM readers,
I just wanted to send over an apology if the site has been behaving a little strangely these past few days. We had a perfect storm of several events: Feedburner went down for about 12 hours (which disrupted RSS and email distribution), right about the time we decided to tinker behind-the-scenes […]
Just wanted to let you know that last week’s post on “The Five Stages of Grief in Real Estate” is part of this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance - edition #189 (the Super Bowl edition - hosted by Taking Charge, a credit cards blog).
The carnival - as always - is full of great posts by […]
Last week’s post about Yield, Safety, or Liquidity made it into this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance, hosted by The Sun’s Financial Diary.
Make sure you stop by and have a look at the other posts listed in the carnival. There are dozens of posts covering debt, savings, consumerism and frugality, and other worthy personal finance […]
Friday’s post about unloading a stock, “Five Ways to Divorce a Stock,” is part of this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance hosted by J. Money of “Budgets Are Sexy.”
It’s been a busy Monday, so I haven’t had a chance to review everything in the carnival, but when I do, I’ll be sure to update this […]