From the monthly archives:

January 2012

February Poll Question is Up!

by Albie D on January 30, 2012

American Consumer Credit Counseling is posting poll questions every month over at ConsumerCredit.com! This month’s poll asks… What will you do with your tax refund this year? By participating in this 10-second poll, you are helping our non-profit organization gather important information that we can use to help educate consumers across the country.  At the [...]

Bookmark and Share

{ 0 comments }

Last night I almost bought a cruise package for next weekend.  I get frequent flier email offers from many airlines, and an intriguing one popped into my inbox the other day. After clicking the link it showed numerous cruise options, different lines, number of nights and prices. A 3 night cruise to the Bahamas could [...]

Bookmark and Share

{ 3 comments }

January Poll Results Are In!

by Albie D on January 27, 2012

Every month, American Consumer Credit Counseling will post a poll question on its homepage.  For the month of January, ACCC asked 2 questions about holiday spending. How much did you spend on holiday shopping in 2011? Did you spend more or less in 2011 than you did in 2010? Here’s what we found out…

Bookmark and Share

{ 0 comments }

Tracking Spending Reboot

by JSoforenko on January 23, 2012

This is a series following my experience tracking my expenses through January. I’m exploring this cash flow management technique with an eye towards what it feels like to write down every single time I spend money. It’s not that people don’t know how to track their expenses (the nuts and bolts are not particularly difficult), [...]

Bookmark and Share

{ 0 comments }

If you’ve been on the internet today, you’ve probably encountered big websites such as Wikipedia, Mozilla, Craigslist, and Reddit closing their content down today to protest SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) in the House,  and PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act) in the Senate.  Learn what this legislation means, and what you can do about it.

Bookmark and Share

{ 3 comments }

Monthly Polls for 2012!

by Albie D on January 17, 2012

American Consumer Credit Counseling is posting poll questions every month over at ConsumerCredit.com! This month’s poll is well under way and asks 2 quick, multiple choice questions about holiday spending. By participating in this 10-second poll, you are helping our non-profit organization gather important information that we can use to help educate consumers across the [...]

Bookmark and Share

{ 0 comments }

This is a series following my experience tracking my expenses through January. I’m exploring this cash flow management technique with an eye towards what it feels like to write down every single time I spend money. It’s not that people don’t know how to track their expenses (the nuts and bolts are not particularly difficult),  [...]

Bookmark and Share

{ 1 comment }

All that talk about winter tires got me thinking about car stuff.  Apparently so was the rest of the blog-o-verse.  I came across several auto-themed blog posts and news articles last week, so I thought… let’s round these suckers up for our lovely readers.  So here we are.  You, me, and a couple of car [...]

Bookmark and Share

{ 0 comments }

Holiday Spending Hangover

by Albie D on January 10, 2012

Did you get drunk on deals over the holidays?  Were you high on holiday cheer? Well here comes the hangover. It’s easy to go overboard on gifts, parties, and charity this time of year.  The hard part is staying within your means, then getting back to a normal spending routine. Now that the magic reindeer [...]

Bookmark and Share

{ 2 comments }

The following is a guest post from Dale Cooper, a content specialist at Rosetta. When snow starts to fall, drivers everywhere ease off the accelerator. Slippery conditions resulting from ice, slush and snow on the road can be challenging to navigate, especially to the inexperienced driver. To gain back some control, many people mount snow [...]

Bookmark and Share

{ 4 comments }