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3 Personal Finance Myths and More

An interview with a personal finance blogger uncovers money challenges, successes and three personal finance myths Our PeerStory this week is from David Bakke, Editor at Money Crashers Personal Finance. David runs an excellent money blog with a broad range of advice from careers to real estate, small business and lifestyle. I talked to David […]

Father’s Day Fun: Best and Worst Financial Advice

Father’s Day offers a day of reflection and thanks for everything our dads taught us, including good and bad financial advice. Our fathers are role models for some of our best financial traits…as well as some of our worst. I thought it would be a fun Father’s Day experiment to reach out to a few […]

What to do when Facing a Personal Finance Do-Over

Jeff Curran shares his PeerStory and how he overcame a personal finance do-over when moving to a new city. Today’s PeerStory is from a former coworker at the State of Iowa. Jeff and I worked as Labor Market Research Economists helping to get the state’s workforce back on track after the financial meltdown. Jeff left […]

How Much Insurance Do I Really Need?

Before you zone out or click through this post, let me relate a story that changed my view on insurance, one that I think will change yours as well. Like most people, I’ve gambled with insurance and loss before. You probably recognize the old me. You let an insurance policy lapse and think, “I’ve been […]

How Keep it Simple Made Me $22,000 in a Year

PeerFinance101 is about helping each other out with personal finances. From peer lending to sharing stories about managing debt, investing and anything related to meeting your financial goals. Every week, I am going to post the story of one of our readers. Read the PeerStories and you’ll see that your own personal finance challenges are […]

Best Personal Finance Tips from Around the Web

The New Year is a great time to create financial discipline, pay off bad debt and get a financial do-over This post is a weekly roundup of the best personal finance advice from around the web. I follow a lot of the personal finance bloggers on the internet and select the best posts every week […]