Category Archives: Friday Financial Foul Ups

Friday Financial Foul Ups: Stretching Yourself to Have a Comparable Car to your Friends

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Elle. Elle has been blogging over at Couple Money for a couple of months on how she and her family handles their finances. To follow Elle you can check her on twitter (@Elle_CM) or subscribe to her blog. Enjoy her story about sticking herself […]

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Friday Financial Foul Ups: Sibling Bailouts Cost More Than Just Money

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Revanche.  Revanche has been blogging at A Gai Shan Life since 2006!  Since 2000, she’s put herself through college and paid off $75,000 of debt on her family’s behalf.  She has recently hosted the Carnival of Personal Finance and is a huge comic book […]

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Friday Financial Foul Ups: There’s Nothing Interesting About Interest-Only Loans

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Brad Chaffee. Brad has been blogging at Enemy of Debt since April of 2008. He paid off over $25,000 in consumer debt and now has become debt’s biggest challenger claiming to HATE it! To follow Brad you can look for him on twitter (@enemyofdebt) […]

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Friday Financial Foul Ups: Buying a Car on the GM “Smart Buy Program” with a Balloon Payment at the End

This week’s Financial Foul up is written by Jason who blogs over at Redeeming Riches.  He is a financial planner by day and a blogger by night.  He ties his career, personal and faith experiences into his blogging to help Restore Your Money & Renew Your Mind.  Follow him on Twitter (@RedeemingRiches) or subscribe to his […]

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Friday Financial Foul Ups: Being Too Eager to “Move Out and Move Up” Kept Me In Debt and Cost Me Thousands

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by David Weliver. David publishes Money Under 30, a blog featuring common-sense financial advice for twentysomethings. David is also on Twitter (@MoneyUnder30). In the past, David has worked for SmartMoney Magazine, although much of his blogging (including this foul up) is influenced by his […]

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Friday Financial Foul Ups: Upside Down and Paying The Price

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Matt Jabs.  Matt is an IT Manager by day and a personal finance blogger by night.  He writes about debt and all things personal finance on his site, Debt Free Adventure.  Matt is also a staff writer at the popular blog Five Cent […]

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Friday Financial Foul Ups: Overdue Books Prevent Me From Renting an Apartment

Before adding another one of my Financial Foul Ups this week, I wanted to take a few words and thank the people that have already contributed to this series, and those that have agreed to contribute in the future.  I know I have learned from your experiences and I know others have as well.  If […]

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Friday Financial Foul Ups: Poorly Planned Vehicle Purchase Costs $24,000

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Kelly Whalen. Kelly Whalen is a freelance writer, blogger, and mostly stay-at-home mom to 4 kids. She writes about family and finances at www.thecentsiblelife.com and can often be found on twitter (@centsiblelife), or drinking coffee. Kelly’s writing has been featured on Wisebread, Bargaineering, and […]

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Friday Financial Foul Ups: Signed My Life Away at Age 17

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Stephanie from Poorer Than You.  Stephanie has always been very open about her financial mistakes and her financial situation (click here to see where she ranks on the Wealthy Blogger List).  She is an active twitterer (@Stephonee) and really is one of the fun […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: How I Wasted Over $10K and 11 Months

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by new blogger and frequent twitterer Jeff from Deliver Away Debt.  Jeff has found himself with a large amount of debt and has taken to delivering pizzas as a means of paying it off.  For those that follow him on twitter, he shares with […]

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Friday Financial Foul Ups: Quick Fixes to Weight Loss – Cost Me Thousands

Back when I was in high school I tried an over-the-counter dietary supplement called Exenadrine EFX (ephedra free).  I spent the last 2 months of high school going to class, hanging on the couch, playing video games and not doing much in terms of actual physical activity.  To my surprise, I lost 25 lbs that […]

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Friday Financial Foul Ups – How I Didn’t Earn $3000 in Free Money

I am excited to kick off a new weekly series today called Friday “Financial Foul Ups”.  The series will be here every week and will outline financial mistakes that myself or other bloggers have made (with their permission, of course).  If you have a mistake you would like others to learn from, please contact me […]

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Category Archives: Friday Financial Foul Ups

Friday Financial Foul Ups: Stretching Yourself to Have a Comparable Car to your Friends

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Elle. Elle has been blogging over at Couple Money for a couple of months on how she and her family handles their finances. To follow Elle you can check her on twitter (@Elle_CM) or subscribe to her blog. Enjoy her story about sticking herself […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: Sibling Bailouts Cost More Than Just Money

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Revanche.  Revanche has been blogging at A Gai Shan Life since 2006!  Since 2000, she’s put herself through college and paid off $75,000 of debt on her family’s behalf.  She has recently hosted the Carnival of Personal Finance and is a huge comic book […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: There’s Nothing Interesting About Interest-Only Loans

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Brad Chaffee. Brad has been blogging at Enemy of Debt since April of 2008. He paid off over $25,000 in consumer debt and now has become debt’s biggest challenger claiming to HATE it! To follow Brad you can look for him on twitter (@enemyofdebt) […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: Buying a Car on the GM “Smart Buy Program” with a Balloon Payment at the End

This week’s Financial Foul up is written by Jason who blogs over at Redeeming Riches.  He is a financial planner by day and a blogger by night.  He ties his career, personal and faith experiences into his blogging to help Restore Your Money & Renew Your Mind.  Follow him on Twitter (@RedeemingRiches) or subscribe to his […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: Being Too Eager to “Move Out and Move Up” Kept Me In Debt and Cost Me Thousands

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by David Weliver. David publishes Money Under 30, a blog featuring common-sense financial advice for twentysomethings. David is also on Twitter (@MoneyUnder30). In the past, David has worked for SmartMoney Magazine, although much of his blogging (including this foul up) is influenced by his […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: Upside Down and Paying The Price

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Matt Jabs.  Matt is an IT Manager by day and a personal finance blogger by night.  He writes about debt and all things personal finance on his site, Debt Free Adventure.  Matt is also a staff writer at the popular blog Five Cent […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: Overdue Books Prevent Me From Renting an Apartment

Before adding another one of my Financial Foul Ups this week, I wanted to take a few words and thank the people that have already contributed to this series, and those that have agreed to contribute in the future.  I know I have learned from your experiences and I know others have as well.  If […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: Poorly Planned Vehicle Purchase Costs $24,000

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Kelly Whalen. Kelly Whalen is a freelance writer, blogger, and mostly stay-at-home mom to 4 kids. She writes about family and finances at www.thecentsiblelife.com and can often be found on twitter (@centsiblelife), or drinking coffee. Kelly’s writing has been featured on Wisebread, Bargaineering, and […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: Signed My Life Away at Age 17

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by Stephanie from Poorer Than You.  Stephanie has always been very open about her financial mistakes and her financial situation (click here to see where she ranks on the Wealthy Blogger List).  She is an active twitterer (@Stephonee) and really is one of the fun […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: How I Wasted Over $10K and 11 Months

This week’s Friday Financial Foul Up will feature a guest post by new blogger and frequent twitterer Jeff from Deliver Away Debt.  Jeff has found himself with a large amount of debt and has taken to delivering pizzas as a means of paying it off.  For those that follow him on twitter, he shares with […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups: Quick Fixes to Weight Loss – Cost Me Thousands

Back when I was in high school I tried an over-the-counter dietary supplement called Exenadrine EFX (ephedra free).  I spent the last 2 months of high school going to class, hanging on the couch, playing video games and not doing much in terms of actual physical activity.  To my surprise, I lost 25 lbs that […]

Read the full article »

Friday Financial Foul Ups – How I Didn’t Earn $3000 in Free Money

I am excited to kick off a new weekly series today called Friday “Financial Foul Ups”.  The series will be here every week and will outline financial mistakes that myself or other bloggers have made (with their permission, of course).  If you have a mistake you would like others to learn from, please contact me […]

Read the full article »