Credit Karma Now Offers Free Credit Report Access!
Mon, 08/18/14 | 3 Comments

Longtime readers will know that I have been using Credit Karma to monitor my credit score for a while now. The free consumer credit information service (best way I can think of to describe it) built …

Read the full story »
Invest

how to invest

Live

career, food, travel

Save

saving, credit, debt

Protect

insurance, security

Retire

401K, IRA, FI, Retire

12 Tips on how to Get a Good Deal on a New Car
April 21, 2009 | 14 Comments
12 Tips on how to Get a Good Deal on a New Car

Update: more recently, I have since purchased a new vehicle, and highlighted my new car negotiation strategy.
I found a great video, which was taken at an Ignite Conference, on how to purchase a new vehicle …

Net10 Review
April 19, 2009 | 94 Comments
Net10 Review

Net10 Review
A little over a month ago I made the decision to drop Verizon Wireless as my mobile carrier in favor of a combination of the no monthly fee Ooma VOIP system and my wireless …

How to Write a Winning Resume that Stands Out
April 12, 2009 | 5 Comments
How to Write a Winning Resume that Stands Out

With my wife having just gone through the résumé and interview process all over again, we both did some research into the latest recommendations for creating an effective résumé. If you’re looking for a job …

8 Ways to Limit Financial Loss from Theft of a Purse or Wallet
April 8, 2009 | 10 Comments
8 Ways to Limit Financial Loss from Theft of a Purse or Wallet

My wife and I were on our way to visiting my parents and decided to stop by a favorite park to take a walk. The walk lasted about an hour, we left, and arrived at …

My Review of the Budget Slimming Ooma VOIP System
April 2, 2009 | 62 Comments
My Review of the Budget Slimming Ooma VOIP System

A Review of the Ooma VOIP System
It’s been a while since I made the switch from Verizon Wireless and no land-line to using a combination of the Ooma and Tracfone’s Net10 cell phone service. Making …

My Battle with ETrade Over a $25 Fee on a No-Fee IRA
March 29, 2009 | 10 Comments
My Battle with ETrade Over a $25 Fee on a No-Fee IRA

ETrade Paper Statement Fee Strikes!
Back in 2005, I started a Roth IRA with ETrade because they offered a ‘no-fee IRA’ and they had a reputable name. They were my first online broker account. All stock …


Home | Sitemap | Terms | © 20somethingfinance.com