Monthly Archives: April 2011

Spring cleaning your financial house

As a college student, you’re probably not too worried about emptying closets and washing windows as a rite of spring. But you do have another house you can clean this spring: your financial house. A good spring cleaning can help… Continue reading

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Time to dance!

While you are reading this post, you should know that I’m enjoying some wonderful time off! (Pardon any late comment responses, I’ll be back soon.) It’s a classic staycation this time around—no bargain travels to other states. In addition to… Continue reading

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Wrangling your rewards

It seems that every time you spend money these days, you’re being rewarded for it. Almost every retail store offers some kind of reward program—some are attached to their store card, some are not. And practically every credit card offers… Continue reading

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Advancing your career

Five years into the 8-to-5 world, I decided to take a step back to look at where I’ve been and where I want to go. A little career evaluation, if you will. For those of you who may be recent… Continue reading

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What will you do with your tax refund?

Now that April 15 is almost here, are you expecting a tax refund? I was happy to get one this year and dropped it into savings several weeks ago. What about you? Take a few minutes to let us know… Continue reading

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A remarkable response

Have I told you lately how amazing you are? Over the past few weeks, Wells Fargo customers donated over $1 Million at Wells Fargo ATMs to aid the American Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Efforts in Japan.  In just… Continue reading

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What’s your stuff worth?

As you get older and spend more money on nicer stuff—homes, cars, furniture, etc.—you begin to appreciate it more, and even worry about protecting it from being damaged, stolen or lost. I still remember the days when my stereo was… Continue reading

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