My name is Morgan Aldridge and this site is an exploration of personal finance with the hope of passing on the knowledge gained to others, for free.

I’m not a professional financial advisor, by any means. I’m not rich and I’m certainly not in it for the money. I have debt, bills, a job, a car, an apartment, a beautiful girlfriend, two cats and a dog. Most importantly, I have hopes and dreams.

I’ve heard many people say that the key to financial success is to make your money work for you. I want to figure out how to do that. I want to get out of debt. I want to learn how to make intelligent financial decisions. And, I want to pass what I learn on to you.

The Name

Hamm: Where did you get the cool belt, Buzz?
Buzz Lightyear #2: Well, slotted pig, these are standard issue.
Toy Story 2

I always thought that little snippet of conversation was hilarious. While watching Toy Story 2 again recently I had an epiphany, “‘Slotted Pig’ would make a really great name for a financial web site!” And I hope it does.

This site is powered by Textpattern, and is developed to be fully compliant with the XHTML 1.1 & CSS 2 web standards. Hosting on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Server is provided by makkintosshu.

I would love to hear from you! Whether you liked or even didn’t like an article, you have financial advice, or you have questions, please drop me an email.

Email: piggybank [AT] slottedpig [DOT] info

All advertising on this site is hand picked with the exception of Google Analytics ads which are content-based. I lean towards ads for services that I personally use or have tried. I do not accept freebies or payment in exchange for reviews, but I may choose to place ads for products I have reviewed. Ads will come and go and I’ll do my best to keep them pruned.

The main syndication feed is available in an optimized RSS format if you use a feed reader. Feel free to subscribe so you don’t have to remember to check back for the latest articles.

Subscribe Now!

Or, if you’re more inclined to tweet, I also post new articles, nuggets, tidbits and commentary on Twitter.

Follow on Twitter!

I greatly appreciate any sites that want to link here. Please use the following snippet of HTML:

<a href="http://slottedpig.info/"><img border="0" height="125" width="125" src="http://slottedpig.info/images/11.png" alt="slottedpig.info" /></a>

Which will result in the following 125×125 pixel linked image:

slottedpig.info