Category Archives: Personal Finance

Using PromotionCode to Find Coupon Codes

When it comes to ordering things online, I am always looking for ways to save money.  It is amazing what extra savings you can find out there just by doing an online search of any particular store or website. The problem is that you are stuck going through so many that are old or notContinue Reading

Using MicroMaximus to Optimize Reward Checking Accounts

I used to be one of those guys that chased rates and bank bonuses, however, after having 12 1099s one year I figured out the math and came to the conclusion that chasing rates wasn’t worth it.  Years after I came to that conclusion the banking industry changed strides and decided to focus on rewardContinue Reading

7 Things Your Financial Advisor Won’t Tell You

A financial advisor is a professional that helps clients assess their financial situation and develop plans to help them reach their future goals. Financial planners will help clients analyze and budget their cash flow, make good investments, assist with retirement planning, plan their estate, get insurance, and minimize their taxes. The problem is that manyContinue Reading

Has ‘Save! Save! Save!’ replaced ‘Spend! Spend! Spend!’?

It was only a few years ago that many people seemed to have espoused a ‘Spend! Spend! Spend!’ mentality whereby items would be bought on credit, often with little regard as to how or when they would actually be paid for. But new research in the UK and the US has found that there mayContinue Reading

Costs to Remember When Looking Into a New House

This is a Guest Post from Paula Pant, the blogger at AffordAnything.org. If you like it — “Like” it on Facebook!  Paula Pant, teaches you to live richly + savor life. Check out her site, and follow her on Twitter @AffordAnything. Now that Evan and his wife have heralded the arrival of Baby Boy –Continue Reading

When Paying Off Debt Remember How Important Liquidity Is

I was reading Financial Samurai’s recent post how he won’t be paying off his mortgage on a rental property for years despite having enough cash to do so and it really stuck with me.  While FS makes it clear he has enough liquidity to pay off a mortgage on a second property I am in aContinue Reading