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When it comes out that a celebrity has money problems, we tend to show disbelief. After all, how can someone who makes so much money end up in such bad circumstances? It doesn’t make sense to us regular joes that it is possible to spend so much, so quickly. However, income alone doesn’t determine how successful you are in terms of finances. If you don’t carefully manage your money, you can end up overrunning your…

It’s hard to pinpoint who has the highest credit limit in the world when there are some people who use cards that essentially have no credit limit. There are credit cards out there so exclusive, and so prestigious, used by the rich and powerful, that there isn’t a formalized limit to what they can spend on the card. As long as the bills are paid, the users of these cards can pretty much charge whatever…

Major financial institutions often employ traders to involve themselves in buying and selling on global markets. These traders make decisions on behalf of the financial institutions, as well as on behalf of clients. These traders can make a lot of money – but sometimes they go rogue as mistakes prompt them to hide losses and make big gambles in an attempt to turn the tide. The hope is that one big payoff can erase years…

Welcome to the 119th Best of Money Carnival. Today is Labor Day, and while you’re enjoying your day off, hot dogs, chips and beer, I’m slaving away to give you the best in personal finance from this past week. If you have a worthy Personal Finance post, submit it for next week’s carnival. Editor’s Pick: CreditDoneky’s Infographic on Labor Day. Quite Fitting. I didn’t know there are 2.8 million registered nurses – quite a lot.…

Welcome to the 97th Carnival of Money Stories hosted by yours truly.  This week will be dedicated to my new goal of read more. More specifically, reading a book a week. By budgeting in an hour here and a few hours there I’ll be able to consume more of my beloved genres. Why Read More: My weekly internet usage nearly exceeds my weekly sleep so my familiarity with the internet is pretty high. I love…

How many personal finance blogs are there? Too many to count. Here are some resources to help you discover the best personal finance blogs on the web. An Overwhelming List of PF Blogs WiseBread – Explore more than 700 personal finance blogs. Many of them include coupon, savings and mommy bloggers. I browsed several of the sites and some of the blogs are not updated regularly. Regardless, this is the most comprehensive list of blogs…