June 2009

Tweet How do we learn about money? 80% of parents surveyed believe that schools provide classes for their children on money management and budgeting. (source) Sorry to break the bad news, Mom and Dad — your kiddos probably aren’t learning personal finance in school. Our school system requires English, math and science, but not a […]


Furry Finance Friday

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on June 26, 2009

in Happiness,Resources

Tweet Rango is concerned about inflation because Kibble is up 99 cents a bag… …That’s almost $7.00 in dog money. Visit Puppies Are Prozac for cute, funny animal photos to chase the grumpies away. (photo credit: hubbbadyabutters) Tweet

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Tweet Rebecca commented: I enjoy these posts – thanks for adding a voice of reason given the vast propensity to imagine the solution to the problem is doing more of the thing that caused the problem. We’ve collectively been telling ourselves the same stories so long it’s hard to ram home still that they *are* […]


Tweet My question has to do with the timing of buying (a home), especially in the current market. I would like to know from your perspective when a time to buy might be. I’m not asking for you to predict a date, but rather I’m interested to know what indicators and trends you might look […]


Debt Is Slavery

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on June 8, 2009

in Book Review,Debt Reduction

Tweet I was a typical naive college freshman, relishing my first day on campus. Lining the hallways of the crowded student center, financial companies competed obnoxiously for our attention. “Apply for your first credit card and you could win a brand new TV!” “Step right up! We’ll make it easy for you to buy things […]