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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The Top 10 Cheapest New Cars of 2010
February 7, 2010 | 32 Comments
The Top 10 Cheapest New Cars of 2010

Update: I have since published a list of the cheapest new cars of 2014.
I’m not an advocate for buying new vehicles versus used. However, there is some merit in buying an extremely cheap new car …

Avoid Putting your Bridesmaids & Groomsmen in Debt
January 31, 2010 | 19 Comments
Avoid Putting your Bridesmaids & Groomsmen in Debt

If you’re in that twenty to thirty-something age range, odds are that you have friends and family who are getting married. If you are close with any of them, there’s a good chance you will …

Thinking of Itemizing your Tax Deductions? Here’s a Teaser
January 27, 2010 | 13 Comments
Thinking of Itemizing your Tax Deductions? Here’s a Teaser

Itemizing your Taxes Made Easier
If you’re like me, you’re probably still waiting around for all your income statements to trickle in from banks, discount brokers, your employer, and anyone else whom you might have some …

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 …


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