I don’t save money, so what?!

February 24, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  It seems like everywhere we go people tell us to save money.  But why?  You are probably wondering what is going on right now, a personal finance blogger telling us not to save money.  To be clear that’s not what I’m saying, well not exactly. So take a moment and think about […]

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Getting A Car Loan With Less Than Perfect Credit

February 22, 2014

[Guest article by T. Williams today] As the years have passed, cars have gotten more and more expensive. Today, it can be difficult to purchase a car without some sort of financing that will allow you to pay off the cost of the car over time. People that have a high credit score often have […]

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Weekly roundup: Retirement, Saving and Minimum Wage

February 21, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  It’s February 21 and in a month spring will be here.  I am ready to say good bye to the snow, ice and wind that comes with this time of the year.  I know that as a girl born and raised in the cold Northeast I should love being outside during the […]

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Great Reasons To Get Health Insurance

February 21, 2014

[Guest article by T. Williams] There has been some great news about health insurance in the media lately. As it turns out, more people are eligible to be covered under health insurance than ever before. If you are considering purchasing health insurance, either for the first time or by choosing a new health insurance policy, […]

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Afford your dream wedding on a budget

February 20, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  We are well into February and that means spring will soon be here.  Spring is wedding season and we want to help you enjoy your special day without spending a small fortune.  Let us help you plan your wedding on a budget. What was the biggest expense at your wedding? I personally […]

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Women Are Not Equal?

February 19, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  In a recent issue of Marie Claire magazine there were some shocking statistics about women, wages and the workplace.  Did you know that in 2014 women are still not equal when it comes to the workplace?  In all fairness I think we could say that women are also not equal in the […]

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Four Tips For Newly Married Couples

February 17, 2014

Hi All, I really like Kiplinger’s personal finance. Its mostly pretty solid advice from people who know what they are talking about. So, for today’s posting here is a quick three minute video with four finance tips for newlyweds. While the tips are designed for people who are newly a couple – they can apply […]

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Should you feel bad for getting a new job?

February 17, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, are you happy at your job? Last week I took on new responsibilities at my work and moved from external communications to the position of community manager. I did feel bad for leaving my already small team with one less team member and with no doubt […]

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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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