3 Ways to Avoid a Mutual Fund’s Minimum Investment

For those just starting to invest, a mutual fund’s minimum investment requirement can be a difficult hurdle to clear. With some funds requiring initial investments of $3,000 or more, it can take months or longer just to invest in a single mutual fund. There are alternatives. Three of the more common approaches are to buy […]


New Car Payments for Layoff Victims

The new car market is dead. According to AutoData Corp in March 2009 auto sales were 36% lower than March 2008. So the manufacturers are trying to find ways to kick-start sales. And, being the marketing wizards they are, they came up with a beauty. Here’s the latest from General Motors, Ford and Hyundai In […]


eHealthInsurance.com Review

For those who purchase health insurance through an employer, the process involves selecting medical coverage from a few options. If your employer does not offer health insurance, you’re unemployed or your self-employed, finding quality, affordable health insurance can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are resources available to help find individual health insurance. In this article, we’ll […]


3 Gadgets That Can Cut Your Energy Costs By 30%

The average home in the United States spends over $2,200 per year on energy bills, nearly half of which goes to heating and cooling, according to Energy Star. The average monthly cost soars above $300 during the winter months. Recently, CNN reported on 3 gadgets that can help cut your energy costs by up to […]


It Takes a Village to Raise a Blog

Two years ago today this intrepid soul launched himself on an unexpected adventure called the Dough Roller. I can still remember the feeling in the pit of my stomach when I hit the publish button on my first article, as if anybody was actually going to read it. Back then I knew absolutely nothing about […]


American Express Daily Wish Starts Today at 11 AM ET!

Update: The American Express Daily Wish has expired. American Express has launched its Daily Wish program, which expands on the My Wishlist program that has run for five years. Starting today, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, a new collection of offers and products becomes available. On the sale day, the sale time is revealed and […]