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FTC Cracks Down on Free Credit Report Scams with Catchy Parody Spoofs
Sun, 03/28/10 | 7 Comments
FTC Cracks Down on Free Credit Report Scams with Catchy Parody Spoofs

The FTC is finally cracking down on the ‘free credit report’ companies who lure you in with the promise of a free credit report, and then upsell and switch to paid memberships. You know the …

REI Review: Why the Lifetime REI Membership was Worth the Money
Wed, 03/24/10 | 50 Comments
REI Review: Why the Lifetime REI Membership was Worth the Money

Paid memberships are a tricky game. You know, the ones whereby paying a one-time, annual, or monthly fee you open up the possibility for potential savings or other benefits.
I’ve justified the purchase of three paid …

2010 IRS Federal Home Energy Tax Credit Guide
Tue, 03/23/10 | 40 Comments
2010 IRS Federal Home Energy Tax Credit Guide

Energy Tax Credit Update: The 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 energy tax credits have since been released.
A few weeks ago, my wife and I woke up one morning and the temperature in the house …

Buy or Rent: The One Number you Need to Look at
Mon, 03/15/10 | 19 Comments
Buy or Rent: The One Number you Need to Look at

Kiplinger recently ran an article that shed some really great light on whether it makes more sense to buy a home or rent an apartment. I’ve never addressed this topic on 20somethingfinance, because quite frankly …

TrueEarnings® Card from Costco & American Express Review
Sun, 03/14/10 | 21 Comments
TrueEarnings® Card from Costco & American Express Review

I’ve been a Costco member for 5 years and right around the time that my wife and I started shopping there, we signed up for our primary credit card, the TrueEarnings® Card from Costco and …

6 Reasons why you Might Want to Consider a Ford Fiesta
Thu, 03/11/10 | 30 Comments
6 Reasons why you Might Want to Consider a Ford Fiesta

Buying a new car typically doesn’t make the list of best personal finance practices. That being said, we all know that, and whole bunch of us still end up doing it. IF you’re going to …


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