Open Enrollment Deserves your FULL Attention. Here’s Why
Wed, 10/29/14 | 6 Comments

Earlier this week, I received a note from my employer’s HR department that open enrollment for 2015 benefit elections had started. I instantly got a little giddy.
Every year, I get geeked out to find out …

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Finding Happiness Along the Way to Long-Term Financial Goals
June 14, 2010 | 10 Comments
Finding Happiness Along the Way to Long-Term Financial Goals

The Three 800lb. Financial Gorillas
It’s once again time to dive into the dark and murky depths of personal finance philosophy. Into the can money buy happiness(?) realm.
Personal finance gurus, bloggers, writers, professionals, whomever tend to …

Using 0% APR Balance Transfer Credit Cards to Pay off Debt
June 13, 2010 | 11 Comments
Using 0% APR Balance Transfer Credit Cards to Pay off Debt

0% Balance Transfer Credit Card Strategy
In a debt poll on this site a few weeks ago, one-third of 20somethingfinance readers indicated that they were struggling to pay off credit card debt (the second highest selection …

Unemployed? Many Hiring Employers Won’t Even Give you a Look
June 8, 2010 | 25 Comments
Unemployed? Many Hiring Employers Won’t Even Give you a Look

The Huffington Post highlighted a disturbing trend that I feared might happen where employers are completely overlooking applicants who are currently unemployed. Disturbingly, they are notifying potential job applicants that they ‘Need Not Apply’ right …

Does Nitrogen Tire Inflation Improve Mileage & Save Money?
June 7, 2010 | 36 Comments
Does Nitrogen Tire Inflation Improve Mileage & Save Money?

If you’ve bought new tires, had old ones fixed up, or had a regularly scheduled oil change, then chances are that you’ve encountered a salesman who tried to sell you the benefits of nitrogen tire …

I Got Burgled! 10 Tips to Avoid Theft when Traveling Abroad
June 2, 2010 | 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 …

Use an ISIC (International Student Identity Card) to get Student Discounts when Traveling Abroad
May 31, 2010 | 3 Comments
Use an ISIC (International Student Identity Card) to get Student Discounts when Traveling Abroad

Having just got back from Peru (the site was on auto-pilot – sorry for the delay in replies), I picked up a great money saving travel tip from my wife that I wanted to share …


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