When it comes to finding an online brokerage there is no shortage of options. One that we haven’t done a proper review of yet is actually one that has gotten quite a bit of buzz as one of the top brokerages out there, optionsXpress. When looking at a brokerage there are a lot of things […]
Archives for July 2011
For anyone who owns a home, it’s practically impossible to avoid junk mail related to refinancing the property. Are any of those offers legitimate?
For a while now on this site you’ve heard me extolling the virtues of the Roth IRA, talking about how I think it should be a part of any person’s investment plan, and how it’s a great tool to help diversify your retirement savings. When I have written the posts I’ve mostly focused on the […]
Netflix recently announced they would be raising their prices on all of their streaming and DVD rental plans. What are some alternatives?
Is it biblical to take on a mortgage, or to go into debt of any kind as a Christian? What does the Bible say about the topic?
What exactly is an ETF, and why would I want it to be a part of my investing portfolio?
A lot of people are now setting up CD ladders as a way to get higher interest on their savings, while still maintaining some liquidity.
Looking for ways to save money on groceries? Here are a few food-buying programs that will help you cut costs and still eat healthy.
My wife and I love to take trips and usually go on a nice vacation every year or so. We try to keep the costs low and have found a few ways to make the most of our vacation while keeping to our budget. Every time we go on a trip, I like to set […]
Over the years I’ve never really been someone who spends large amounts of money, but if I’m completely honest I haven’t exactly been frugal all the time either. When I was younger I never really denied myself the things I wanted, even when I didn’t necessarily have the cash on hand to buy it. If […]
Quizzle.com has a great set of tools to look at your financial picture, and you can get your credit score and report for free! Details here.
I signed up for PerkStreet Financial’s rewards checking account this week because of their great set of features, and 2% cash back. Here’s a look at the signup process.
Coffee prices have risen an astounding 90% in the last year and coffee roasters and shops are passing along the higher prices to customers. Here’s how you can save by roasting your own coffee.
During the recent recession many people saw their retirement accounts drop by a significant amount. That is reversing, but will it be enough?