New LED Bulbs Have Reached “Foolish Not to Upgrade” Prices
Mon, 04/27/15 | 8 Comments

A belated Earth Day post for you… you didn’t think I’d miss it, did you?
Back in October, I purchased my first A19 LED bulb and wrote that an LED vs. CFL cost analysis proved that …

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Thinking of Itemizing your Tax Deductions? Here’s a Teaser
January 27, 2010 | 14 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 2014 and 2015 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 | 38 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 …


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