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Do you Need to Buy Rental Car Insurance?
Mon, 02/28/11 | 8 Comments
Do you Need to Buy Rental Car Insurance?

Rental car insurance can be a tricky thing. The ‘credit card has got you covered’ theory has been thrown around quite a bit, and as a result, I have often declined the optional rental car …

The Top 15 Cheapest New Cars of 2011
Tue, 01/11/11 | 65 Comments
The Top 15 Cheapest New Cars of 2011

Update: I’ve also put together a list of this year’s cheapest new cars, in addition to 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. What follows is for the 2011 model year.
Thinking of buying a new car? If you’re frugal, …

4 FSA Eligible Expenses to Make Before it’s Too Late
Sun, 12/12/10 | One Comment
4 FSA Eligible Expenses to Make Before it’s Too Late

FSA Contributions do not Roll Over
If you have contributed funds to a flexible spending account (FSA) this year, you have approximately two weeks left (December 31 deadline) to use the funds before they vanish into …

2011 Flexible Spending Account Changes to Consider for Open Enrollment
Thu, 11/18/10 | 2 Comments
2011 Flexible Spending Account Changes to Consider for Open Enrollment

This time of year, most employers offer ‘open enrollment‘ (aka annual enrollment). It is a period of time where you can change your benefit elections.
And it is usually the only time during the year that …

I Got Burgled! 10 Tips to Avoid Theft when Traveling Abroad
Wed, 06/2/10 | 9 Comments
I Got Burgled! 10 Tips to Avoid Theft when Traveling Abroad

While traveling to other countries it is very easy for ‘opportunistic’ locals to quickly distinguish you as a target….err….tourist. While on my recent trip to Peru I became a victim of theft, even after I …

How to Get the Most Out of Auto Insurance Quotes
Mon, 04/19/10 | 5 Comments
How to Get the Most Out of Auto Insurance Quotes

Auto insurance is one of those ‘necessary-evil’ expenditures that I’m always trying to get a lower price on. In an hour’s worth of time, you can get quotes from a number of auto insurance companies …


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