Cash Back Rewards When Moving

August 31, 2010

One of the things that I realized during two cross-country moves is that you can really rack up the credit card rewards points with a little help from doing something you have to anyway. Moving can be expensive, but you can offset some of the costs by being savvy about your rewards: Cash Back Cards […]

Best Moving Companies for Your Money

August 30, 2010

The best moving companies for your money aren’t necessarily the cheapest. When it comes to moving you have to consider not just the hourly rate of the movers but also their level of experience and the speed with which they work. Since you’re trusting them to load and move all your belongings you want to […]

5 Keys to Retire Overseas

August 28, 2010

To retire overseas and live on the beach on a fixed retirement income may sound enticing but how realistic is this form of retirement living? The concept of stretching your retirement savings by moving to a place with a lower cost of living seems to make sense but some of what you hear about retiring overseas […]

Ultimate Moving Checklist for Your Money

August 25, 2010

Your moving checklist is not complete without adding to-do’s to protect your money. One of the important things to realize about moving is that it comes with financial consequences. Whether you are moving across town, or moving across the country, it is important to make a list of the money moves you will have to […]

Blue Cash Rewards Increase

August 24, 2010

Our Blue Cash rewards card got a major boost last week thanks to our home remodeling projects.  With a tiered rewards system like the Amex Blue Cash uses you earn the most cash back after you’ve reached the highest tier.  The faster you reach that level, the more cash back rewards you earn over the course of […]

Moving All Our Junk

August 22, 2010

As you can tell from the first two groups of articles below there are two things on my mind this weekend: houses and saving money.  I’m spending all weekend moving boxes into our new house; I told my wife I haven’t been this sore since soccer pre-season training back in college.  I think every muscle […]

AT&T Uverse vs Comcast Triple Play

August 20, 2010

We have the Comcast Triple Play package and have been a Comcast customer for 10 years but may soon switch to AT&T Uverse when we move. If you’ve ever had to pay the fees involved when selling your house and buying a house, you’ll know the last thing you want to do when moving is […]

Top Bloggers with Books

August 19, 2010

Would you lay on the beach and read your favorite blogs while on vacation?  Without an iPad, it wouldn’t be easy; but a book is simple to throw in your beach bag and curl up with on a lazy afternoon. Top bloggers who have consistently shown they have something interesting and/or valuable to share with you will sometimes […]

Home Mortgage Rates – 6 Key Factors

August 17, 2010

Home mortgage rates offered by your bank can vary from person to person; what determines the interest rate you’re eligible for?  While the interest rates on 10 year Treasury notes have a major impact on whether mortgage rates rise or fall, there are many individual factors that go into determining your interest rate. Those individual […]

Free Moving Boxes for All!

August 16, 2010

Free moving boxes can help you save a little money when you move. I hated the thought of spending money on boxes I would only use once so I spent part of the weekend rounding up boxes to pack up our stuff. Here are five good places to look for free moving boxes: 1) Recycling […]

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