Money Management

Wells Fargo Bans Staff From P2P Loans

February 16, 2014

Hi All, This news is a little bit late, but its worth mentioning. Evidently CNBC is reporting that Wells Fargo Bank is banning its employees from participating in peer-to-peer lending platforms like Prosper.com and LendingClub.com. The main reason is because peer-to-peer lending has started to cut into the business that Wall Street Players like Wells […]

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3 things I used to do when I was broke…and still do.

February 12, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I know I’ve said it a thousand times over the years we’ve been friends, but today I am going to admit it again…I used to be broke.  Less than five years ago after the market crash I was completely broke, jobless and hitting rock bottom in my personal life.  Although my financial […]

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DINKs Finance – About Us

February 11, 2014

As we work on various improvements to our blog, we thought we’d share a more extensive About Us post. You can look forward to enhanced tabs with better access to some of our best content over the last eight years, as well as other resources we recommend. DINKs Finance was established as a blog in […]

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Warren Buffet Speaks to UGA Students

January 27, 2014

Hi All, There are tons of investing videos out there. Most of them aren’t very good, so when you do come across someone like Warren Buffet who has strong money making skills, it’s probably worth listening to. Here is a 2001 lecture by the oracle of Omaha himself to UGA students. While there isn’t much […]

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Money blast from the past

January 23, 2014

Yesterday I had a conversation with my Mom about my personal financial situation and for the first time in many years it actually went well.  I didn’t have to be ashamed of my personal financial situation and I could talk honestly about what was happening in my life, money wise. After the market crash I […]

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How does money change you?

January 14, 2014

We were out at dinner the other night with a couple of close friends. We were discussing stocks, as we often do with this particular group of friends. When we noted that we had surpassed the Million Dollar mark, our friend commented how refreshing it is see that we’ve done so well for ourselves and […]

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Loyal3 – Bringing Back Free Stock Trades

January 6, 2014

Hi All, A new start-up online broker, Loyal3, is making waves in the stock brokerage industry. The company seeks to use social media platforms to make stock ownership cheap and accessible to the general public. Loyal3 is focused on allowing investors to easily buy stocks in household consumer brands directly from their webpage or through […]

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Gamble wisely without losing it all

December 23, 2013

Good morning Dinks.  I am not sure if you know this about me, but I love to gamble.  But because I am a huge control freak and a former spend-a-holic I don’t do it very often, however when I do gamble I always have a good time.  I don’t gamble for the same reasons why […]

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My Black Friday Shopping Breakdown

December 5, 2013

Good morning Dinks. Remember last week when I said that I wouldn’t go out shopping on Black Friday? Well I was with my best friend and she really wanted to go out and find a new dress.   The thought of being in an overcrowded, hot shopping mall is comparable to scraping nails down a chalkboard, […]

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