Is your business ready for the new financial year?

Is your business ready for the new financial year? If you’re still catching up from sorting all of the end-of-year finances in your business, it might be about time to assess your plans for the rest of the new financial year. Whether you’re looking at expanding, holding onto your current growth forecast or staying...

Changing Times Lead to Mortgage Uncertainty

Changing Times Lead to Mortgage Uncertainty Changes Times Are upon Us Problems with the mortgage industry recently led to an unprecedented crisis, which created global ripples within financial systems across the world. Risky lending and other unsound practices nearly brought the industry to its knees, so...

$20 Amazon gift certificate contest

I’ve mentioned that I’ll be making a few changes here in the near future. The biggest change is that I’m going to rename the blog. But! I could really use your help with that. I’ve been wracking my brain for about a month now, and just...

This post is all about you

Or at least, I hope this post will be all about you! You see, I’m curious. Why do you read Blunt Money? What are you looking for, personal finance-wise? I could go on and on with my questions (I’m always wondering about things) but to make this simple...

Happy birthday to Blunt Money!

Three years ago today I sat down to write the first post post for this blog. It wasn’t much of a post, but it kicked things off and that’s what’s important. And my how time flies… Over the past 3 years I’ve: Started tracking expenses...

7 Things You Never Knew You Didn’t Know About Me

I was tagged by Hundred Goals to participate in a meme called “7 Things You Never Knew You Didn’t Know About Me”. I thought this would be a good chance to share some things about myself (as if I don’t share enough random things already), but maybe...

Blunt Money turns two!

It’s been two years now since I started this blog. If you’re a long-time reader, thank you! If you’re a new reader, thank you too! I appreciate you all. Two years ago I was just beginning to get interested in personal finance. I’d read Your...

Would you like to share your story?

I’m looking to interview people (via email) who are either on their way to getting out of debt, have gotten out of debt, or have turned their financial life around in other ways. If I can get enough participants, I would like to make this a series here. If you...

My six word memoir

Generation X Finance tagged me for the six word memoir meme. The idea is to come up with six words that describe your personal experiences — sort of like a six word autobiography. This was a tough one. For the purposes of this blog, I decided to keep mine...