Credit Cards Vs. Debit Cards: Why Millennials are Choosing the Wrong One
Mon, 09/15/14 | 6 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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10 Ninja Tips to Slash the Cost of Dining Out at Restaurants
November 8, 2011 | 6 Comments
10 Ninja Tips to Slash the Cost of Dining Out at Restaurants

This should not be news to you: dining out at restaurants is expensive.
I’ve determined that the average cost of restaurant meals when dining out is about 3X what I pay for the ingredients to make …

Will you Qualify for the Saver’s Tax Credit in 2011 or 2012?
November 5, 2011 | 14 Comments
Will you Qualify for the Saver’s Tax Credit in 2011 or 2012?

What is the Saver’s Credit?
The Saver’s Credit (officially dubbed the ‘retirement savings contribution credit‘) is a lesser known, highly advantageous tax credit that the IRS makes available to low and moderate income taxpayers who make …

Big Banks Abandon Debit Card Fees: Score Another Win for Consumers!
November 3, 2011 | 9 Comments
Big Banks Abandon Debit Card Fees: Score Another Win for Consumers!

In response to heavy consumer and media backlash, the big banks have retreated on their plans to add debit card fees. Win!
Bank of America, the second largest bank in the U.S., was the final to …

Wedding Insurance: Do you Need it?
November 2, 2011 | 3 Comments
Wedding Insurance: Do you Need it?

I’ve started hearing about wedding insurance more and more lately and have had a few readers ask me questions about it.
I honestly did not know it existed until recently. So I decided to do a …

Will Obama’s Student Loan Relief Plan Help you & Our Country?
October 31, 2011 | 17 Comments
Will Obama’s Student Loan Relief Plan Help you & Our Country?

We have a tuition inflation problem in this country. As a result, we have a student loan debt problem as well.
Student debt was higher than credit card debt for the first time ever in 2010 …

Speed Interning: Unconventionally Brilliant!
October 26, 2011 | 5 Comments
Speed Interning: Unconventionally Brilliant!

I’m not a big fan of extreme job hunting tactics, even during challenging times (like the Great Recession) when fierce competition makes it extremely tempting. Outside of potentially showing your creative side, some of these …


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