This post was featured in Carnival of Personal Finance at Compounding Returns Every time one of our pets gets sick, I ask myself this question: why don’t we have pet insurance? In October our six-year old cat, Charlie (yes, this is his photo), suddenly stopped eating and drinking. He was lethargic and sleeping all day… (27 comments)

While some bloggers are engrossed with the Occupy Wall Street movement, I got pre-occupied with the former Godfather Pizza CEO Herman Cain. My curiosity is not based  on Cain’s sexual harassment trouble, even though I think that this particular predicament is another peculiar point in Cain’s debacles. What interests me the most in Cain’s case… (24 comments)

If you are like me, then on Sunday morning you drink your morning coffee and browse through PF blogs. If you are like me, you are using Sunday to catch up with reading and networking. These are some great articles I stumbled upon (in no particular order): Debt Free by Thirty is getting out of… (9 comments)

 The following guest post was written by Jacob from My Personal Finance Journey as part of a “Yakezie blog swap” where members of the Yakezie Personal Finance Blogging Network pair up and exchange guest postings on a common topic. The topic of this blog swap was to discuss a certain thing or category of things that we absolutely refuse to go… (20 comments)

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” Robert H. Schuller My grandmother was born in 1925 in the Soviet Union, a very young country, created just two years before my grandmother was born. My grandmother lived through Stalin’s regime, World War II, the Cold War, perestroika, and, finally, the collapse of the Soviet Union… (17 comments)