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Archives for September 2011

Why PF Bloggers Should Never Date Each Other

This post stems from a hilarious Twitter conversation between myself, @FrugalBeautiful, @Budgetable, @geekymath, @blondeonabudget, and @krystalatwork. If you aren’t following all these awesome people, you are missing out on some entertainment! (And some personal finance info every now and then too.)  With the Financial Blogger Conference (FINCON11) a little over a week away, some of […]

Home Buying Options in a Crappy Economy

Homeownership is a goal for many Americans. Personally, I’m enjoying the best of both worlds right now – I rent from my parents, so I don’t have any weird restrictions on what I can or can’t do, but I will eventually take over the mortgage (once my credit improves) and become a homeowner at last. […]

Are You Too Comfortable with Your Debt?

  Other than an aunt and uncle who recently paid off their mortgage, I don’t know anyone in real life who is completely debt free. Literally every person I can think of (I went through my Facebook friends list) has some combination of student loans, credit cards, car loans, personal loans, and/or a mortgage. Many […]

Not Quite a Rock Star

In case you missed it, yesterday was kind of a big day for me. One of my posts was featured on The Consumerist, which is one of my FAVE websites. And my traffic exploded – I’m talking over 3000 pageviews in 12 hours. It normally takes almost a week to get that many people interested […]

Oh, Victoria’s Secret. You Crack Me Up.

Remember last week when I applied for (and got) a Victoria’s Secret credit card? Well, it came in the mail on Tuesday. (And I paid off the balance, in case you’re wondering. Oh, and the bra worked out, too.) When I called to activate the Victoria’s Secret credit card, I had to listen to this […]