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Are You Prepared for a Financial Disaster?

Financial Disaster

The following post is a contribution from my blogging friend over Financial Debauchery, a money blog that focuses on comprehensive financial planning and strategies for a brighter future. If you would like to contribute to Wise Dollar, please contact us. You wouldn’t jump out of an airplane without a parachute. You probably also wouldn’t drive down the expressway without your ... Read More »

How to Freeze Garden Vegetables

freeze garden vegetables

When we first started gardening years ago, I was terrified of learning how to freeze garden vegetables. I can’t tell you exactly why, but once I learned, I realized that freezing garden vegetables is really quite simple. Harvest time is here in many parts of the country, so I figure now’s the perfect time to talk about the ease of ... Read More »

Is It Too Early to Start Christmas Shopping?

Christmas shopping

Whether we like it or not, Christmas will be here all too soon. Christmas is one of the most enjoyable times of the year, but it can also be one of the most expensive. If you’re like us, you have a large extended family and the costs can easily add up. We have found a number of ways to try ... Read More »

How Long Would Your Ideal Work Week Be?

Ideal work week

We all have different ideas of what the ideal work week looks like. For some it means clocking in for a couple of days per week while playing the rest of the time. For others, it’s a more traditional 9-5, 40 hour work week. A big part of that is going to depend on what our particular needs may be ... Read More »

How to Build Credit From Nothing

Build credit from nothing

Are you currently trying to build credit from nothing, but don’t know how? I have had a number of friends that thought they were doing the wise thing because they never fell into the temptation of getting a credit card and therefore never got into any debt. However, when the time came for them to buy a house, they ran ... Read More »