January 2009

Help, I’m Unemployed! What If My Unemployment Checks Run Out?

During this recession, more people than ever are needing extra assistance. Here are some resources for those in need. Got laid off? Here’s are some questions that many people who have lost their jobs are asking these days: I’m unemployed and need help. What happens if my unemployment checks run out and I still can’t …

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Will The Obama Economic Stimulus Check and 2009 Stimulus Plan Save The Economy?

Your 2009 economic stimulus check will come in the form of a tax cut, not a physical check. How will Obama’s stimulus plan work to save our economy? President Obama has taken on the economy as his first large scale concern as our newly elected president. Like most large scale government legislations, the economic stimulus …

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Cheap and Healthy Foods, Cheap Garden and Even Cheaper Rent!

We are excited that our article on how to develop skills for managing your life made it to Taking Charge’s Superbowl Edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance as one of the Editor’s Picks! Thanks to Emily Starbuck Gerson for hosting such a great edition. In the meantime, here are some financial articles I got …

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Kiva Review: Micro Lending With A Global Reach

Our Kiva review touches upon the world of peer to peer lending and showcases an interesting community called Kiva.org. This is microlending with a global reach! For more examples of social lending, you can also check out this Lending Club review. Kiva Microlending Online person to person lending has become one of those activities that’s …

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