5 Job Interview Questions You Must Be Prepared to Answer

January 30, 2013

It’s often easy to think that interviewers ask unfair questions on job interviews, and that is true some of the time. But there are several job interview questions that you must be prepared to answer if you’re to have any hope of landing the job. They are tough questions, and not only should you be […]

3 Things You Can Learn from Your Insurance Policy

January 29, 2013

When most of us sign up for insurance, we don’t really look closely at the paperwork. We often take it on faith that the insurance agent tells us we are covered, we sign the necessary papers, and begin paying the premiums. However, you can learn quite a bit if you actually read your insurance policy. And […]

Earning More and Spending Less to Pay Down Debt

January 28, 2013

When it comes to paying down debt, people often focus on finding ways to cut spending. Others try to find ways to earn more money. In truth, in trying to payoff debt – especially if it’s a large amount – you’ll almost certainly need to do both. How to Earn More Money One of the […]

What to Do After Paying Off Debt

January 25, 2013

If you’ve ever been deep in debt, it might be said that you’re a potential credit junky. That’s not a medical classification of course, but credit has all the capability of being a certified addiction. The problem is that it’s easy to get into, and just as hard to get out of. If you’ve recently […]

3 Things You Can Learn from Your Credit Report

January 22, 2013

Reviewing your credit report every few months is an easy way to combat identity theft. Identity theft is a profitable form of crime because once you have someone’s personal information you can open up credit lines in their name and use those lines to buy items that you never intend to pay for. (Just make […]

3 Things You Can Learn from Your Credit Card Bill

January 21, 2013

Your credit card spending says a lot about you; it might even say things that you don’t even realize. There are many things you can learn from your credit card bill. Which ones can have the biggest financial impact on your life? Gain Insights from Your Credit Card Statement Of course your credit card bill […]

Chase Freedom vs. Citi Dividend vs. Discover it

January 18, 2013

For someone who is looking to maximize their credit card rewards, the word “bonus” can leap right off the screen. Just about any decent reward card will earn 1% cash back, but it is the opportunity to earn a 5x bonus that can really attract your attention. Chase, Citi, and Discover are three of the […]

How to Make Sh*t Happen

January 17, 2013

One year ago we were about to have a baby and my productivity outlook for 2012 looked pretty bleak. The first two months after our daughter was born were kind of a blur and I got very little done. The one thing I did make time for was a course called Make Sh*t Happen from master […]

Capital One Venture Rewards vs. Blue Sky Preferred from American Express

January 16, 2013

Airline miles have always been the original currency of reward credit cards since they were first offered. After all, who wouldn’t jump at the chance for a “free” airline ticket. But in the intervening decades, the airlines have successfully moved the goal posts when it came time to redeeming miles for actual flights. First, they […]

10 Ways to Cut Your Restaurant Bill Big Time

January 11, 2013

A common piece of money saving advice is to cut back on eating out. My wife and I eat much more in than out but like to hit the restaurants on Friday or Saturday nights. Below are some ways that we keep our food bill to a reasonable size. 1. Split the bill. We have […]

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