Credit Cards Vs. Debit Cards: Why Millennials are Choosing the Wrong One
Mon, 09/15/14 | 18 Comments

According to a Bankrate survey, 63% of millennials do not have a credit card, opting for debit cards or cash instead. This compares to 35% of adults over age 30.
What’s the deal? The survey didn’t …

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How to Make a Duct Tape Wallet for $0.50
April 17, 2013 | 2 Comments
How to Make a Duct Tape Wallet for $0.50

Just the other day, I was trying to hit my $25 Amazon free-shipping threshold after sitting at $23 on the items I needed. I racked my brain for a consumer staple we were in need …

Only You Can Prevent Tax Refund Windfall Syndrome
April 15, 2013 | 11 Comments
Only You Can Prevent Tax Refund Windfall Syndrome

As the April 15th tax deadline (today, btw) approached, I picked up on a re-birth of a certain sentiment that goes a little something like this “I can’t wait to get that refund so I …

Where Should you Put Money Gifted to your Children?
April 9, 2013 | 15 Comments
Where Should you Put Money Gifted to your Children?

A friend of mine recently asked me a great question that I’m guessing many parents run in to:
“What should you do with the money you receive for your child’s birthday or other special occasion? Currently …

Samsung Chromebook Review ($249 Version)
April 8, 2013 | 14 Comments
Samsung Chromebook Review ($249 Version)

Earlier this year, I picked up a Samsung Chromebook (wi-fi version).
There are a number of different and more expensive Chromebooks out there – all the way up to the premium Chromebook Pixel, touch-screen, which retails …

Take the Best Job you Can Get & Worry About the Rest Later
April 4, 2013 | 12 Comments
Take the Best Job you Can Get & Worry About the Rest Later

In the recent post that detailed how my wife got an interview and offer after months of ignored applications and finger-crossing, it occurred to me that I really didn’t get in to the details of …

Coverdell Education Savings Account Overview & Comparison to 529 Plans
April 1, 2013 | 3 Comments
Coverdell Education Savings Account Overview & Comparison to 529 Plans

For those looking for a place to save for your child’s future or find a place to park gifts from others, we’ve covered a number of options, from 529 plans, to custodial IRA’s, and UGMA/UTMA …


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