Archive for January, 2011

Mind Your Own Business: Teen Edition

When I was a teenager, I was constantly looking for ways to make money. I was definitely the 15-year-old hosting a lemonade stand alongside the 5-year-old who was also… hosting a lemonade View More...
 

How to Negotiate an Allowance

As a teenager, it can be hard scraping together enough cash for all the social things you want to do.  You’re willing to put forth the effort to earn your own money, but View More...
 

Online banking and the Love/Hate Relationship

Online banking is great. It gives you 24/7 access to your accounts and is a quick reference for balances and presented items. It serves as a resource for archived statements View More...
 

The Restaurant Challenge: Beginning Stats

Alright, blog followers… I’ve listed the starting spending averages for our Financial Diet participants. Read ’em and weep. THE BEGINNING Participant Avg. Spent Amanda C.  $166.96 Cate R. $150.00 Amanda View More...
 

Life of a Bride-to-Be : Wedding Budgeting 101 (Chapter 17)

The bills are all in, they’ve been paid, and I’ve been sorting through receipts and invoices to determine the final cost of my inexpensive wedding… drum roll please? I was View More...