5 Ways to Save Money If You Hate Negotiating

April 25, 2012

Negotiating is a skill that can save you thousands of dollars over your lifetime. But bartering can also be a stressful, anxiety-filled experience for many people. If you hate haggling over price and just can’t bring yourself to do it, there are some ways you can save money without having to suffer through the back […]

5 Ways to Get Costco Membership Discounts

April 21, 2012

Costco Membership Discounts 2012 Costco membership certainly has rewards, such as discounts & deals on your purchases and cashback with the TrueEarnings Card; but access to these benefits does require an annual fee.  Fortunately there are Costo membership discounts and promotions where you can save money on the fee, with the right offer or coupon code you […]

4 Productivity Mistakes You Might Be Making Too

April 19, 2012

I’ve been a case study for what not to do in terms of productivity over the last several months. Today I’ll share my mistakes so you can try and avoid them. 1) Spreading Your Focus Too Thin If you want to cross things off your list, it’s best to remain focused on the top item […]

TurboTax vs H&R Block at Home Feedback

April 18, 2012

Now that the tax deadline has passed and you’ve all (hopefully) paid your taxes, I wanted to share some feedback from a reader who won one of the tax prep software giveaways. One giveaway was for access to TurboTax online and the other was for H&R Block at Home (formerly named TaxCut). Joe was one […]

Las Vegas on a Payment Plan

April 9, 2012

Las Vegas can be an expensive place to visit, especially when you go for a big event like a bachelor party. I was there with a bunch of good friends last weekend and although bringing together a big group like that can be a big and expensive task you can make it a success with […]

Money Rules by Jean Chatzky

April 5, 2012

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a rulebook you could check for every money decision you were struggling with? Well Jean Chatzky wants to help you with that. She recently came out with a new book called “Money Rules” that’s different than your average personal finance book.  It’s a collection of the money rules […]