A New Car with 84 MPG at $6,800? Would you Buy an Elio Motors Car?
Thu, 08/28/14 | 20 Comments

I’m a bit of a car geek when it comes to automotive fuel efficiency gains.
But I’ve grown a bit cynical over the years. You see, every now and then a tiny car will come along …

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The Top 5 Best Android Personal Finance Apps (& they are Free)
January 23, 2010 | 11 Comments
The Top 5 Best Android Personal Finance Apps (& they are Free)

If you’re going to shell out the cash for a smart phone and data plan, you might as well harness some helpful personal finance applications to recoup some of that money! Google’s Android platform has …

Why Graduate Degrees Are a Rip Off: Crunching the Numbers
January 21, 2010 | 75 Comments
Why Graduate Degrees Are a Rip Off: Crunching the Numbers

This one should fire you up one way or the other. I’ve been in many a heated debate about this very topic before. So let’s have some fun with it. I’m going to come out …

What is the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit? Can I Claim it?
January 18, 2010 | No Comment
What is the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit? Can I Claim it?

Yet another case where NOT making much money actually pays off. If your income is below the follow adjusted gross income (AGI) levels for the 2011 and 2012 tax year, you may be eligible for …

Reader Dilemma: I Cant Get Approved for a Credit Card! How do I Build Credit?
January 14, 2010 | 37 Comments
Reader Dilemma: I Cant Get Approved for a Credit Card! How do I Build Credit?

How Do you Get Approved for Credit Without a Long Credit History?
This question comes from a reader who has been unable to get a credit card approved, despite seemingly doing everything by the textbook. I …

The Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office: Stop Wasting Money!
January 10, 2010 | 9 Comments
The Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office: Stop Wasting Money!

Is there a Free Microsoft Office Alternative?
This may be old news for some, but apparently not everyone has made the switch from Microsoft Office, as you will soon find out.
A few years ago, when I …

Reader Question: Bank of America Closing my Account After I Opted out of a Rate Increase
January 3, 2010 | 15 Comments
Reader Question: Bank of America Closing my Account After I Opted out of a Rate Increase

Credit Card Companies Scrambling to Raise Rates Before the Credit Card Reform Act Kicks in
With the Credit Card Act kicking in this year, card companies have been reportedly looking for excuses to increase interest rates, …


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