Dear Debt – It’s Not Me, It’s You – A Review

A few weeks ago I was fortunate to win a Rockstar Finance Forum contest with an entry writing a "dear debt" letter to my stupid mortgage company that mails me weekly (yes weekly!) letters begging me to take out a home equity loan. My prize? A copy of the new book Dear Debt  (affiliate link) by Melanie … Continue reading Dear Debt – It’s Not Me, It’s You – A Review

The Wealthy Barber – When Your Most Influential Books Let You Down

A few weeks back I wrote about the four books that changed my financial life - one of those was the Wealthy Barber. I apparently wasn't the only one who liked this book. It has over 2 million copies sold according to the cover. I originally read it as a teenager at the library, and … Continue reading The Wealthy Barber – When Your Most Influential Books Let You Down

Middle Class Millionaire by Russ Alan Prince & Lewis Schiff

When I first picked up this book from the library I thought it would be about middle-class people who had become millionaires through saving and investing, similar to some of the lessons in The Millionaire Next Door. Instead I was slightly disappointed to find that it was about millionaires that held so-called "middle class values" … Continue reading Middle Class Millionaire by Russ Alan Prince & Lewis Schiff

New Rules of the Game- 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace by Susan Packard

I love to read different tips for succeeding at work, and the book "New Rules of the Game - 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace" by Susan Packard (cofounder of HGTV) is no exception. I got this out of the library (as usual)-it wasn't in the "new" section, but it was published back in … Continue reading New Rules of the Game- 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace by Susan Packard

The Story of Stuff, Four Books that Changed My Financial Life – Plus a Rockstar Contest

Good morning and happy Saturday! Weekends are usually when I get a chance to read. Last weekend I tried to read "The Story of Stuff" by Annie Leonard, but I couldn't get past page 50 or so. It was too bad-I loved the online movie (which is worth a watch) but just couldn't slog through … Continue reading The Story of Stuff, Four Books that Changed My Financial Life – Plus a Rockstar Contest