Financial Commentary

Small Steps in a Long Journey for the Middle East
  • Small Steps in a Long Journey for the Middle East

Small Steps in a Long Journey for the Middle East

By |October 28th, 2014|

It would be no exaggeration to say in many areas of professional life, women have it so much tougher. It often feels they have to be seen to be more dogged, cleverer, even more subtle and deferential than their male counterparts. This is as true in the United States as it is in many […]

Can you follow Warren Buffett’s rule – “Never Lose Money”?
  • Can you follow Warren Buffett’s rule – “Never Lose Money”?

Can you follow Warren Buffett’s rule – “Never Lose Money”?

By |July 31st, 2014|

The following is a guest post about Warren Buffett’s number 1 rule. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Much of the investment world is focused on how to make money. Buy this amazing stock which will double or triple in 6 months! Follow this trading […]

Yet Another Reason Dave Ramsey Is Wrong!
  • Yet Another Reason Dave Ramsey Is Wrong!

Yet Another Reason Dave Ramsey Is Wrong!

By |May 12th, 2014|

Thanks for joining me for my third post bashing Dave Ramsey’s principals. OK, so these posts are a bit rude. The truth is, Ramsey has a butt load of followers that follow everything he says religiously. Although without reading between the lines, his plan does seem fundamentally sound.

However, when you consider the fact that […]

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Dave Ramsey Shouldn’t Be Teaching Finance Volume 2!

By |May 5th, 2014|

To be honest I’m not the type of person that really likes to rag on people and their ideas. So, when I was presented the opportunity to write this series, I was naturally a bit concerned if it was a good idea or not. However, I agreed and wrote the first post based on […]

Why Dave Ramsey’s Ideas on Credit Are Crazy
  • Why Dave Ramsey’s Ideas on Credit Are Crazy

Why Dave Ramsey’s Ideas on Credit Are Crazy

By |April 28th, 2014|

Have you heard of Dave Ramsey? Of course you have. He’s a well known personal finance expert with a following that I could only dream of. However, I’d also like to point out that the man is absolutely crazy. OK, so maybe I’m being a little harsh, but I think it’s justified. So, today […]

How Does Healthcare Differ In Australia and the United States?
  • How Does Healthcare Differ In Australia and the United States?

How Does Healthcare Differ In Australia and the United States?

By |September 12th, 2013|

I just started writing for Jeremy and Modest Money a little over a month ago. As I’ve been reading comments and seeing traffic results, I’ve realized that Modest Money has a very large international following. Jeremy lives in Canada, and he gets the upside and downside of “free” healthcare. I live in the US […]

UK Household Breakdown Infographic - Budgeting and More
  • UK Household Breakdown Infographic - Budgeting and More

UK Household Breakdown Infographic – Budgeting and More

By |May 21st, 2013|

I don’t share much infographics on my blog, but it’s pretty interesting to see how people are spending their money even if it’s not for the country I live in. I’d like to see an infographic like this for Canads or the US. I found one of the more interesting parts was how much […]

The Oddest Financial Claims of All Time
  • The Oddest Financial Claims of All Time

The Oddest Financial Claims of All Time

By |February 25th, 2013|

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

When something goes wrong and leads to an injury, you can be forgiven for wondering who’s at fault. Some accidents are caused by simple human error, while others occur for more bizarre reasons. […]

Modesty Reflected In Your Clothing
  • Modesty Reflected In Your Clothing

Modesty Reflected In Your Clothing

By |April 11th, 2012|

Hello Modest Money readers! My name is Erika, and I run the blog From Shopping to Saving where I talk about personal finance from the perspective of a 24-year-old former shopaholic who struggled with the of idea not filling her shopping cart with expensive regular or sale items. We get deep over there and talk […]

My First Childhood Exposure To Gambling
  • My First Childhood Exposure To Gambling

My First Childhood ExposureTo Gambling

By |April 9th, 2012|

I’m not sure when the average child gets exposed to gambling, but I personally got a fairly young start.

No my parents didn’t drag me to the casinos or horse racing track as a toddler. Instead I took the initiative with getting into gambling on my own.
My Early Adventures With Scratch and Win Tickets
I must’ve […]