Monthly Archives: March 2012

Purchasing Life Insurance on a Budget
  • Purchasing Life Insurance on a Budget

Purchasing Life Insurance on a Budget

By |March 30th, 2012|

The following is a guest post by Betsy Fallwell. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me.

I’ll admit that sometimes I look at our life insurance payment each month as a waste. However, life insurance does play a critical role in many financial game plans, […]

Starting A Side Business
  • Starting A Side Business

Starting A Side Business

By |March 28th, 2012|

So far on my blog I’ve been focusing on general tips to save money and some of my personal financial mistakes. Maybe I’m just a pessimist and have been focusing on the negative.

This week I’ll switch it up a bit and share a bit about why I started a side business.

I’d have to say […]

Folly Of Paying Someone To Cook For You
  • Folly Of Paying Someone To Cook For You

Folly Of Paying Someone To Cook For You

By |March 21st, 2012|

As I start preparing my income tax documents for last year, I have been struggling to come to terms with how I managed to waste so much money. Not only did I manage to spend a lot of money, I also have very little to show for it.

One major expense was a vacation I […]

The Psychological Benefits of Living Modestly
  • The Psychological Benefits of Living Modestly

The Psychological Benefits of Living Modestly

By |March 12th, 2012|

Rick who blogs at Invest In 2012 is honored to be featured here as a guest blogger!

As media has shown us, the rich don’t necessarily live happier than the poor. I like to think of it like this. “Someone who’s rich might not live happily, but someone who’s poor definitely won’t live happily.” Hence, […]

The Mistake Of Buying An Expensive Car
  • The Mistake Of Buying An Expensive Car

The Mistake Of Buying An Expensive Car

By |March 7th, 2012|

Over the years I’ve made my share of financial mistakes. There were minor splurges here and there, but I see my biggest financial mistake every time I leave my apartment. Sitting outside my rundown apartment is my Ford Mustang, the most expensive car in the parking lot.

While I do take pride in driving it […]

The Decision To Get A New Job
  • The Decision To Get A New Job

The Decision To Get A New Job

By |March 5th, 2012|

After months of plugging away on a few different projects, I’ve decided that it’s time to get a job again.

It seems that I’ve been going through this cycle the last several years. I’ll work a job for a year or two and then I’ll get the itch to be my own boss again.

Usually it […]

Blooming Blog iPad2 Giveaway Contest
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Blooming Blog iPad2 Giveaway Contest

By |March 1st, 2012|

To celebrate the 1 month anniversary of Modest Money, we want you to win an iPad2!
The Freebie Junkie, CheckPoints and 49 other great bloggers are offering one reader the chance to win an iPad2 in our Blooming Blog iPad2 Giveaway.
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