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What would you do with your Life if Money were not an Issue?
Tue, 01/25/11 | 33 Comments
What would you do with your Life if Money were not an Issue?

I have a question for you.
It’s a question that, at its root, is the single biggest driving force behind wanting to improve our personal finances – whether we know it or not.
We work so that …

Energy Tax Credits Extended but Reduced in 2011
Mon, 01/10/11 | 10 Comments
Energy Tax Credits Extended but Reduced in 2011

Update: the latest energy tax credit details have now been released.
Energy Tax Credit Changes in 2011
There is a home Energy Tax Credit this year, it’s just not half what it used to be. Literally. The …

Napping at Work – Why don’t Employers Encourage it?
Mon, 12/27/10 | 8 Comments
Napping at Work – Why don’t Employers Encourage it?

Nap at Work? Stop Questioning & Start Encouraging!
Last week, Mint.com asked the question, “Should employees be allowed to nap at work?“.
It’s an interesting question, but with all the studies out there extolling the virtues of …

Best Buy Responds to my Bashing by Eliminating Restocking Fees
Thu, 12/23/10 | 3 Comments
Best Buy Responds to my Bashing by Eliminating Restocking Fees

On December 15, I absolutely ripped Best Buy’s return policy (calling it one of the 5 worst return policies) for it’s excessive re-stocking fees and short return time-frames (only 14 days on many electronics). I …

Ranking the 4 Major Wireless Carriers Early Termination Fees (& How to Avoid them)
Mon, 12/20/10 | 17 Comments
Ranking the 4 Major Wireless Carriers Early Termination Fees (& How to Avoid them)

Back when I was writing my post on the worst return policies, I almost lumped in every contractual wireless service provider due to their pesky early termination fee penalties that are enforced in order to …

The 5 Worst Retailer Return Policies
Wed, 12/15/10 | 15 Comments
The 5 Worst Retailer Return Policies

Poor Customer Service by Policy
Whereas good customer service and focus should be rewarded (see my list of the best retailer return policies), poor customer service and focus should be called out and not disguised as …


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