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Living Like A Millionaire With The Millionaire Next Door

Living Like A Millionaire With The Millionaire Next Door

Holding true to the trend that all the highest acclaimed personal finance books seem to have been written before the year 2000…

The Millionaire Next Door (1996) by Thomas J. Stanley is one in a long list of books on generating wealth.

Stanley offers straightforward advice on how to gain wealth as he takes a very sociological approach to this process. I remember reading this book about a decade ago, when I was just starting out as a teacher and thought:

"This is great, but I don’t have money to invest. All I have is debt."

But reading it again all these years later, I have found a renewed love for the simple advice that it offers. Keep reading » about Living Like A Millionaire With The Millionaire Next Door

Visa Debit Vs. Mastercard Debit: Who Does Online Shopping Better?

Visa Debit Vs. Mastercard Debit: Who Does Online Shopping Better?

If you don’t have a credit card, the world of online shopping can seem like a wonderland of opportunities that are out of your reach.

Even Paypal isn’t universally accepted yet (crazy, right?) and it can be a hassle to link to your accounts in the first place.

If that’s not enough, your debit card won’t be much use to you if you travel out of the country.

...That is, until the introduction of Visa Debit and Mastercard Debit.

These cards are treated as a debit card when used in-store, but they can also be used for online and international purchases at participating retailers.

This means they work exactly like a debit card (payment is immediately withdrawn from your account), but they’re treated like a credit card in terms of acceptance, both online and internationally.

When travelling out of the country, these cards can be used anywhere Visa or Mastercard is accepted. But they’re only accepted by specific online retailers.

So, which card does online shopping better? Keep reading » about Visa Debit Vs. Mastercard Debit: Who Does Online Shopping Better?

Does Being Frugal Make You Sexy or Cheap?

Does Being Frugal Make You Sexy or Cheap?

When you think about something being "attractive" you probably think about Chris Hemsworth’s accent or his face or his body or…well, just about all of him.

Maybe you think about Chris Pratt’s sense of humor. Or his face or his body…

Or, maybe people named Chris just happen to be attractive.

But when you think of the word "attractive," is the word “frugal” too far behind?

Do you ever think, "Wow, I wish I had a guy or girl who knew how to clip a coupon like that"? Keep reading » about Does Being Frugal Make You Sexy or Cheap?

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