Take 5: Links You Can Use

Congress just passed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act this week.  Read what that means for you and small business owners.

Tivo or watch Mellody Hobson’s ABC special about personal finance, UnBroke, which features celebrities talking about money.

Lifestyler Mag has 5 daily ways to save.

Getting hitched on a budget? Check out The Budget Fashionista’s savings tips and bridal guide.

Don’t sock your money under a mattress. Open up an online savings account with Ally Bank which has  a 2.25% APY.

Web 2 Point Dough: Cash, Xero and More

Xero, an online financial application that was founded in New Zealand, is now available in the US. You can try Xero for FREE for 30 days, and the service is available for as low as $29/month.

Budget your money by using a Discover prepaid card for shopping.

Hold on to your cash receipts, kids! In an effort to de-incentivize (is that a word?) retailers for offering discounts to credit card users, legislation may make it better to pay in cash.

An updated version of the bookkeeping outline that I used for my seminar I did at New Work City is available.

Web 2 Point Dough: iPhone App, Runway Project


Wise Up: Wi$eUp is a program designed for Generation X & Y women. Its goals are to promote financial security through online education and to encourage responsible saving habits for future retirement.

No more password reset:  Clipperz is the one stop shop for storing all your passwords.

iPhone App: Less Accounting now has an iPhone App.

Keeping nickels: Thursday May 14, I will be doing a bookkeeping seminar at New Work City as part of the Runway ProjectOutright.com kindly sent me some T-shirts, so I will be giving them away. Free!

To learn more about the Runway Project, read this article.