Brexit: UK Deletes its EU Account. US Voters be Forewarned
Mon, 06/27/16 | 12 Comments

Welp… that happened.
The British shocked the world by voting to “Brexit” from the European Union (EU) as 17,410,742 (51.9%) votes to “Leave” prevailed against 16,141,241 (48.1%) votes to “Remain”.
I’m not a Brit, so maybe it’s …

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2015 Traditional & Roth IRA Contribution Limits
October 24, 2014 | 5 Comments
2015 Traditional & Roth IRA Contribution Limits

Update: The 2016 maximum IRA contributions and income limits have now also been announced.
2015 Traditional & Roth IRA Maximum Contribution Limits
Unfortunately, 2015 will not bring an increase in the maximum individual retirement account contribution amount. …

2015 IRS Maximum 401K Contribution Limits
October 23, 2014 | 17 Comments
2015 IRS Maximum 401K Contribution Limits

Update: the 2016 maximum 401K contribution has since been announced as well.
The IRS 2015 maximum 401K contribution limits have just been officially announced. Unlike with the 2014 maximum 401k contribution limits, there is an increase in …

Wedding Expenses and Marriage Success? Now We Have Data
October 20, 2014 | 19 Comments
Wedding Expenses and Marriage Success? Now We Have Data

You may already know that I’m not a big fan of materialistic wedding expenses. More specifically, I think that the average cost of a wedding is stupidly high ($31,213 last year) and the average engagement …

Tracfone LG 840G Review: Prepaid Plan Hacking at its Best
October 6, 2014 | 23 Comments
Tracfone LG 840G Review: Prepaid Plan Hacking at its Best

For years, my wife had maintained her cell phone service with Net10 (one of the big prepaid MVNO carriers).
Even though it was dirt cheap at just $16.44 per month (including regulatory fees), it had been …

Why you Are Not Taking your Paid Vacation Days, but Should
September 29, 2014 | 16 Comments

Previous generations of workers fought their butts off for paid vacation leave. Some succeeded in getting this essential employee benefit from their employers. Others did not.
As a matter of fact, to this very day, the …

How to Avoid Credit Card Late Fees & Interest Charges
September 24, 2014 | 7 Comments
How to Avoid Credit Card Late Fees & Interest Charges

Last week, I made the case for credit cards vs. debit cards.
There is one big caveat, which I gave towards the end of the post:
“You should only apply for and use credit cards if you …


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