Miscellaneous Updates, Including My Giveaway Winner!

Her name is Gloria Steinem :)

Guys, this has been one busy week. The last two SATs of the school year are coming up soon, right around the same time as AP tests. I am one tired, overbooked, stressed out teacher. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel, i.e., June 14th :) Anyway, this is what's going ... Read more...

Why ARE You Paying Back Your Student Loans?

I read a post last week at a blog I just discovered called The End of Insanity. The particular post that I read had a LOT of comments because the author argued a controversial point: there's no real reason to pay back student loans. She feels that her loans are "more of a ... Read more...

There Is SOME Good Financial News This Week

So, this week on my blog has been sort of a downer. I wrote about: Putting down my cat, which caused me to go into $1200 of credit card debt. Being on a financial "low" right now. and How I know nothing about investing (psst, tell me your investing secrets and enter to ... Read more...

Should Personal Finance Advice Depend on Geography?

I'm starting to think that personal finance advice should be tailored to where you live.  To some extent, it sort of is. If you live in Canada, you're not going to hear anyone telling you to put money into a Roth IRA - and if you live in the U.S., no one is going to suggest ... Read more...