Book Review: Get Financially Naked

Does love really conquer all?

Not when it comes to money matters, it doesn’t.

As Get Financially Naked states in its opening pages, when it comes to relationships, financial compatibility is as important as emotional and physical compatibility.  In fact, it is one of the greatest predictors of whether your relationship will survive long term.

To drive home the point, the book cites a Money Magazine survey that found that money causes tension

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The Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance #10

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Welcome to the tenth edition of The Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance, where every featured post is an Editor’s Pick!

You’ll have to excuse my surly mood this month but, you see, my office recently moved “down

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The Magic 8 Ball Makes Its Predictions for 2010

Back in August my trusty Magic 8 Ball answered some of your money questions and, for the most part, the forum was a resounding success.

For example, when asked smack-dab in the middle of our economic nadir, “Will the US economy ever turn around?” Eight-Ball correctly predicted that the economy would rebound with a boldly-stated two-word reply:  “Yes – definitely.”

I realize skeptics out there will quibble with the definition of the

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One-Year (Belated) Anniversary

Earlier this month, on December 11th to be exact, my blog had its first anniversary.  Thank you to everybody who has helped make this site grow over the past year!

I originally started this blog as a little diversion to keep me busy.  In July of 2008, after concluding six years as a Board Member for my local Little League, including the last two as President, I had suddenly found myself

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Money Hacks Carnival XCV – The “Tiger Woods, We Hardly Knew Ye” Edition

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Welcome to edition XCV of The Money Hacks Carnival, where every featured post is an Editor’s Pick!  No wait, that’s my monthly Best of the Best carnival.

Let’s try that again…

Welcome to edition XCV of The Money Hacks Carnival, where every post

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The Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance #9

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Welcome to edition nine of The Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance, where every featured post is an Editor’s Pick!

Last week, the Honeybee and I took part in our annual Yuletide spectacle, I mean, tradition where we

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The Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance #8

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Welcome to the eighth edition of The Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance, where every featured post is an Editor’s Pick!  The top selections for this edition of the carnival were based upon those who came closest to

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The Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance #7

Welcome to edition seven of The Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance, where every featured post is an Editor’s Pick!  The top selections for this edition were based upon entries that came closest to guessing the amount of money that avowed anti-capitalist Michael Moore has seen his movies rake in since 1989.

The correct answer: $174,803,281

Now that, Alanis Morissette, is something that’s truly ironic.

Hey, here’s another fun

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The Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance #6

Welcome to the sixth edition of The Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance, where every featured post is an Editor’s Pick!  The top selections for this edition were based upon entries that came closest to guessing the number of licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.

The correct answer: 9,001 (and if you don’t believe me, just ask Mr. Owl.)

Hey!  Here’s something sweet: 

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Try Your Luck at this Tricky Money Quotations Quiz

Can you match the following 15 people with their money-related quotations?  There is only one quote for each person listed.  Be careful – you may be surprised at some of the answers, which can be found on a link at the end of this post.

A. Ben Affleck
B. Warren Buffett
C. George Carlin
D. Albert Einstein
E. Alan Greenspan
F. Paris Hilton
G. John Lennon
H. Karl Marx
I. Barack Obama
J. Will Smith
K. Britney Spears
L. Ronald Reagan
M. Margaret

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