Did your bank account survive the holidays?

January 1, 2015

Good morning Dinks.  Well it’s official – the holidays are over.  Over the next few weeks people all across the country will be getting their credit card bills and bank statements in the mail.  All across the country people will be accessing the damage the holidays left on their personal finances. Where do you do […]

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What does debt mean for you?

December 31, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Do you remember the first time you ever used your credit card?  I don’t remember how I got my first credit card, however I think it was a student card.  Although I’m only saying that based on the fact that I was 18 years old and still in high school.  But as […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Obsess Over Net Worth

December 29, 2014

Financial planning is essential to future stability, but obsessing over net worth on a regular basis can cause more harm than good. Too much time spent over the books can reduce your quality of life, mar relationships, and even impact your ability to build wealth. Don’t Check Net Worth Too Often Obsessing over net worth […]

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Did you meet me at FinCon?

December 29, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, did you meet me this past September at FinCon?  Actually here’s a better question…do you remember me?  Whenever I meet someone I always introduce myself as Kristina, or Tahnya Kristina (that’s my real name) but people know me by both depending on where they know me […]

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Weekly roundup: Happy Boxing Day Dinks

December 26, 2014

(Those lovely plants are the holiday center piece on our dining room table) Hi Dinks and Happy Friday and Merry (belated Christmas).  I hope you had a wondering day with lots of love and happiness.  So what are your plans today?  For those with big families you may still be making your rounds.  As Nick […]

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Christmas Without Credit?

December 25, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Let’s get real for a minute.  I’m going to ask a question and I’d like you to answer honestly – how do you feel about your credit cards this time of the year? Be honest. As you know I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with credit.  I love using my credit cards […]

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Target is my financial weakness

December 24, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I have a confession that you probably already know about me, but I’m going to tell you anyways…I love shopping at Target.  Well actually I love shopping at any type of discount store including Wal-Mart but there isn’t a Wal-Mart near my new apartment.  However with the emergence of one of America’s […]

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Christmas gift ideas for last minute shoppers

December 22, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  It’s December 22 and if you haven’t got your gifts yet you may be what I like to call a last minute shopper.  I know some people (OK probably most people) think last minute shoppers are all those people out scrambling to find the perfect gift on December 24th, but not me.  […]

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Weekly roundup: Income, Savings and Divorce

December 19, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  We’ve searched the web to find the best of the best of personal finance posts this week.  So dive in and start your weekend off with a little bit of finance.  On a side note that’s a picture of Boston Common.  It’s absolutely gorgeous in the winter, if you get a chance […]

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