Garage Sale Tips: How To Sell Junk For Cash

July 18, 2012

If you are desperate for some quick cash and you want to find some ways of making money this coming weekend, the best bet is to focus on a yard sale. Provided you have the time to clear out your closets and find a load of stuff to sell, you could have a lot more […]

No Costco Membership? Shopping At Costco Still Saves Money

July 16, 2012

If you’re a Costco member, you can take advantage of the bulk buying, especially for certain products. But for those of you who aren’t members of Costco, you can still benefit from some deals offered by this warehouse club. Here are some great tips for shopping at Costco even if you’re not a member!

Try Volunteering & Get Hired For The Job You Want

July 12, 2012

This guest post is by Mrs. Accountability, who writes for the awesome site, Out of Debt Again. She talks about how you can find your dream job by employing a fresh approach. We all have to start somewhere. Some of us are lucky to find perfect, lucrative jobs right away and without much effort, while […]

Steps to Buying a House: Checklist & One-Year Plan For Home Buyers

July 10, 2012

Financial guru Dave Ramsey would say that I have “house hunger”. I desperately want to buy a house, but my “financial house” is not in order. I am incredibly frustrated because this is an excellent time to buy, but I don’t have a down payment saved and I have too many credit card bills, my […]

Why Lottery Winners Go Broke: Prospect Theory At Work

July 9, 2012

A lucky few become millionaires overnight by winning the lottery. But before you start playing the game, know that rich people have their own set of problems. Many of them have their own share of headaches that I’m sure you wouldn’t want to have. Most people harbor the dream to hit it big in some […]

Why Internet Banking Customer Satisfaction Matters

July 5, 2012

The financial crisis and the years succeeding it have been pretty tough for the banking industry. And as a consequence of the crisis, it’s not uncommon to hear people slandering their local banks, and to notice how consumers are switching away from traditional banks and into other institutions, like their local credit unions. A lot […]

Wishing You A Happy July 4th!

July 4, 2012

I’m sending this greeting out, because it’s July 4th once again! Have a good one! Weather is perfect here in the West Coast, and the mood is set for our traditional festivities: a nice family-style meal this evening. We’re earnestly celebrating the 4th of July in the usual manner — a great barbecue with family […]

Citi ThankYou Preferred Rewards Card Review: $150 In Gift Cards

July 3, 2012

What’s on your wish list for a new credit card? If your requirements include good introductory rates, a rewards program, and lots of bonus points, then take a look at the Citi ThankYou Preferred Rewards Card, a great addition to our list of Citibank credit cards. A Citi Card With Gift Card Rewards & More […]

Comparing Whole Life Insurance vs Term Life Insurance

July 1, 2012

I have a few insurance agents in my family who tell me that quite a good number of customers aren’t familiar with the differences between whole life insurance and term life insurance. In fact, a lot of folks tend to think that life insurance comes in one flavor. Of course, that’s not the case. What […]

Wipe Away Debt Problems With Debt Snowflakes

June 27, 2012

I’d like to share a great concept or strategy to pay off debt called “Snowflaking”, which I found well described in a few personal finance blogs. The concept of snowflaking is an interesting spin off from Dave Ramsey’s debt snowball strategy for eliminating debt. I discovered that it was originally discussed over at the Debt […]