Best Checking Accounts For College Students

July 30, 2011

The best checking accounts for college students are those with no fees, no minimum balance, online banking, and good interest rates. If you’re leaving for college soon and you don’t have a checking account opened up, you should start thinking about it now. You’ll definitely need a place to stash the little cash that you’ll […]

The Best Resorts for Family Deals

July 27, 2011

Sometimes, when you go on vacation, it can be easiest to just head to a resort. You pay one price, and you have plenty of activities for the whole family, as well as a place to stay. Some resorts are all inclusive where all the food is included and some give you vouchers to use […]

6 Investing Decisions I’m Happy With

July 25, 2011

We’ve all made our share of investing mistakes, I wrote about mine not long ago and how I ended up losing 50-75% of the money I invested.  Today I’ll share the counterpart to that: six investing choices I’m glad I’ve made.   Although the world of investing is always changing, and I am certainly not […]

The Best Hotels for the Lowest Rates

July 20, 2011

Summer is here, and you might be itching to get on the road — at least for a little while. If you are looking to take a road trip this summer, you will probably need some place to stay. Many people prefer hotels to camping out (although camping out can be a fun and low-cost […]

Index Fund Investing Overview

July 19, 2011

Investing in index funds is a pretty basic investing strategy but we wanted to cover it for two reason: 1) There are many people who are not expert investors and need this information.2) Regardless of how experienced you are, this is a legitimate technique, especially for people who do not have the time or resources […]

What Do You Need For Your Blog?

July 18, 2011

I don’t talk much about what goes on behind the scenes of this site because I know your main interest is personal finance, not all the reasons why I’m still up at 4 AM working on this blog post. However, today we’re going to take a break from personal finance and I’ll start with a […]

Mutual Fund Investing Terms Defined

July 14, 2011

When it comes to mutual fund investing, all of the terms and acronyms can start to get a little confusing. Whenever you invest in anything, you should understand how it works, as well as know the terms associated with the investment. Mutual funds are fairly straightforward in their operation, but you should know the investment […]

5 Secrets to Surviving a Short Sale

July 13, 2011

Thanks to Neal for this guest post on things he learned about surviving a short sale. A generation ago a “short sale” was a special on Capri pants at and the local department store. A decade ago a “short sale” was a stock transaction that bet on failure.And now, it’s something completely different, and depressingly […]

6 Investing Mistakes I Regret

July 11, 2011

The first time I tried my hand at investing in the stock market was a huge disaster, where I lost at least 50-75% of the money I invested. Today I’ll share the investing mistakes I made – hopefully my beginners mistakes will help you if you’re new to investing or are thinking about getting started. […]

Credit Card Offers – Cash Bonus Comparison

July 10, 2011

Credit card offers can be tough to compare because the terms of the bonus vary from card to card. While the cash bonus is probably what catches your eye there are other factors to consider, like what you have to spend in order to earn the bonus and whether the card has an annual fee […]

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