• My Friend Just Got Offered 290k To Work In Iraq – Would You?

    Plonkee inspired me the other day in writing “would you move for a lower cost of living? to craft up an “other side of the coin” post to ponder – How much would it cost for YOU to move to a war torn area for a year in search of big bucks?

  • What Do I Do During a Bear Market? What Do I Invest In?

    Photo by: artct45If you’re between 20-40 years old, don’t do anything. Stay where you’re at, markets fluxuate. That is their nature and that should have been something you learned before you got it. If this is your first time hearing about it, don’t worry and more importantly, don’t run. Let the traders panic. That is […]

  • How Much Should I Save Per Paycheck To Reach My Retirement Goals?

    This question is another tricky one because it depends on who is asking it. If you’re 18 and asking this question, well, I’d say you’re starting off right by asking, and if you are putting away 10% – even if you’re only making $20,000 per year, you’re saving $2,000/year and in 50 years you’d be […]

  • What Would You Do If You Were Given $50,000 Today?

    So the nice folks over at MarketLeverage have agreed to sponsor the contest this round as they’ve been duly impressed with the postings that come out of the M.I.B!  I’m happy to say that I’m happy to hear it!  That being said, the contest is giving away 3 American Express gift cards for $150, $100, […]

  • How Much Money Do You Make?

    It’s looked down on in a lot of circles to inquire, and maybe even rude in others and here at the MiB, we’re looking to dig deep into the depths of the questions.  Are you happy with your income?  Is your spouse?  Do your kids know how much you make?  What’s the standard?  How does […]

  • How Is Your 401k?

  • Weekly Roundup #9 (December 22, 2007)

    Photo by: 2757 Only 1 days 3 hours 2 minutes left until Hanks Holiday Handout drawing! I’m headed to the remote lands of Montana for Christmas this year, where the snow is white, abundant, and desolating, so I may not

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  • Weekly Roundup #8 (December 8, 2007)

    Only 8 days 0 hours 29 minutes left until Hanks Holiday Handout drawing! Where does the time go in a week? Seems like just yesterday AGLOCO called it quits – Hm, oh yea, I guess it did. Or how about

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  • Where my funds are -

    So almost 1 year ago I got out of the small, cramped, stuffy condo I was living in with my wife, 2 kids, dog, cat, and ex-fish. The housing market here was good, I got away with about 50k more

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  • Other Recent Articles

  • A Practical How-To For Entrecard (Blog Improvement Post)

    Yes, this is a Blog Improvement post (Why does a PF blogger write about Blog Improvement?). EntreCard has morphed a lot in the time since it started; most seem to say for the worst. I’m not a big fan of the new pricing system and as a consequence, I’ve fallen off the “EntreMap” pretty significantly […]

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  • Piggy Bank

    How To Save Money When You Already Know How To Save

    By Jason Van Steenwyk There are lots of articles out there about how to save money by looking for bargains and clipping coupons. But here at MIBMoney, we figure you’ve already figured most of that stuff out. There’s a lot less written, though, about what to do with that money once you save it! This […]

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  • Brother MFC-5890cn Printer Review

    How many of you have made the switch to the all-in-one printers these days?  This is a money saving site, and in so doing, also subject to reviews of products that get sent.  In this episode, I’ll give you the 411 on the Brother MFC-5890cn printer. At first site, the machine is a bit larger […]

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  • How Marriage Affects Credit Scores

    How Marriage Affects Credit Scores

    When you’re about to get married, you and your future spouse have several things to think and talk about with regard to how you are going to manage your financial life together. Your credit scores are one of the many things to consider as you enter into married life. Many people are surprised to learn […]

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  • Where's Hank Been?  Make $400 CASH From Mjedi!

    Where’s Hank Been? Make $400 CASH From Mjedi!

    So yes, I’ve been in hiding for a while now, but it hasn’t been without keeping finances in mind! I’m a month away from having the third member of the family join us, our third little lady is due August 25 – so I’ve been working on some side projects – one of which is […]

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