529 plans are a good tax advantaged way to save for college education. What are some myths and misconceptions about 529 college savings plans?
Over a year ago I first heard about a revolutionary new service called FreedomPop that offered free mobile internet to their customers, with no strings attached. I was sure it was too good to be true. At the time I was paying $35/month for a mobile hotspot from Virgin Mobile, so i was more than […]
In order to make sure that your home stays in top shape, it helps to have a plan. Here is a monthly home maintenance task checklist.
A recent study from Fidelity identifies saving for college as one of the top goals that parents have for 2014. How are you saving for college costs?
Oftentimes, saving money can seem like such a chore, but it is necessary in order for one to truly gain control of their finances. Here’s how to automate your savings.
We’ve been using Ooma VOIP home phone service instead of our old landline phone for an entire year now. Here’s why we’re glad that we switched.
Administrative note: This article assumes that you’re familiar with the basic differences between a traditional IRA, a Roth IRA, and a 401(k). If you’re not, I’d recommend IRS Publication 590–it’s free, it’s written in plain-English, and it’s quite thorough. The only drawback is that it doesn’t provide any guidance for choosing between accounts. IRA vs. […]
When I heard that FreedomPop was going to be releasing a new free cell phone service, I was excited and signed up. Here’s a quick overview of the service and how it works.
Have you made a New Year’s resolution? I have to be honest and confess that I don’t put much stock in New Year’s resolutions because they seem to be made to be broken. Most people make resolutions that are wildly unrealistic, and then they feel bad when they don’t reach their goal. Sound familiar? Let’s […]
If you are looking for a stronger financial position in the new year, you can’t go wrong with these 10 strategies.
Beginning the week of Thanksgiving, retailers will begin rolling out some hard to beat deals. Sometimes it is hard to resist the siren call.
Freedom Spot Overdrive Pro is one of the best wireless hotspots available for the free FreedomPop service currently. Here’s why.
FreedomPop gives you free wireless internet, and today I’m reviewing their Freedom Stick Bolt USB modem. Let’s see how it stacks up to the other FreedomPop wireless devices.
Going to a blog conference can be a lot of fun, but it can quickly become very expensive. Here are some ways to save on your costs.