Quotable: Simon Cowell

July 31, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"The biggest shock when I lost it all was the realization that so much of my life had been out of my control. When I started to make the money back, I vowed that it would never happen again. I … [Read more...]

Wine in a Box? Why Not?

July 30, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I admit it, I'm a convert.  Despite my friends' criticism and laughter, I love wine in a box.  Basically, it is inexpensive and it is good.  I can get a nice box of wine … [Read more...]

Car Rental Tips from USAA

July 29, 2009 | Kate Horrell

June Walbert of USAA offers advice on saving money and having the right insurance when you rent a car. … [Read more...]

Avoid These Credit Card Fees

July 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

As our country's financial markets change, credit cards are adding new fees and enforcing old ones.  Today on Financial Columnist Liz Weston's blog:  8 Credit Card Fees to … [Read more...]

Tips for Free Wi-Fi at Airports with Pay Service

July 26, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Over at Wisebread, the Frugal Duchess has done a great post on getting free Boingo (and other) Wi-Fi at airports that only offer pay-for-use service.   I'm so glad to hear about these great … [Read more...]

Old Advice is Often Still Good Advice

July 25, 2009 | Kate Horrell

For all the world's focus on modern ideas and thoughts, often the same advice that our grandparents followed is still appropriate for our world. Today, CreditLoan did an excellent article (Buying … [Read more...]

Quotable: Paul Clitheroe

July 24, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"The amount of money you have has got nothing to do with what you earn.. people earning a million dollars a year can have no money and.. People earning $35,000 a year can be quite well off. … [Read more...]

A Life of Debt?

July 21, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Visual by Visual Economics   Check them out - fantastic stuff over there! Hmmm, this looks remarkably like my life.  Here's the challenge:  Where are you in this … [Read more...]

8 Quick Financial Fixes

July 20, 2009 | Kate Horrell

As I've noted before, being busy and being careful with your money can be hard to do at the same time.  Last month, Forbes magazine did an article titled The High Cost of Laziness, and the … [Read more...]

Credit Reports and Credit Scores

July 19, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"I really should check my credit report." "I wonder about my credit score." How many times have you had these thoughts?  I always encourage you to check your credit … [Read more...]

Quotable: Ayn Rand

July 17, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money is only a tool.  It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver." … [Read more...]

By Choice or By Circumstance, Living the One Car Way

July 16, 2009 | Kate Horrell

It seems that we've come to a point where many families have as many cars as they have drivers - heck, I know lots of people who have more cars than drivers.  In spite of that trend, there … [Read more...]

Marriage and Money

July 14, 2009 | Kate Horrell

It is commonly reported that financial issues are one of the top reasons that couples disagree or fight.  Certainly, money is a topic that can bring much stress to a relationship.  Add the … [Read more...]

The Bad Side of Being Your Own Boss

July 13, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Self-employment often looks good to military spouses looking for a flexible and mobile careers, and to military members looking to supplement their military income and possibly prepare for a job once … [Read more...]