Lending Club Launches Tool to Track and Compare Loan Performance


Lending Club has just launched a new tool that allows investors to compare their loans’ performance with other lenders. This tool is part of Lending Club’s regular improvement of its site. From my experience, Lending Club has managed to create an incredibly easy to navigate site for both borrowers and lenders. In some ways, it […]

Published or Updated: April 21, 2014

Say Goodbye to Cable and Hello to Free Digital TV!


Are you tired of paying for cable or satellite TV? Would you like to get digital quality TV and most of your cable channels for free? If you answered yes to these questions, June 12, 2009 is your lucky day. June 12 is the deadline for broadcast TV stations to switch from an analog to […]

Published or Updated: March 11, 2014

ChexSystems: The Banks’ Secret WatchDog is Watching You


Have you ever been turned down for a checking account? While denials are more common when applying for credit, you can also be declined when applying for a bank account. If you have been declined, it’s likely due to a reporting agency that many have never heard of, but who has a lot of information […]

Published or Updated: June 18, 2011

A Search Engine for Jobs, Indeed!


Wouldn’t it be great if one site allowed us to search across thousands of company websites and employment directories for job openings? Imagine just plugging in the job title you’re looking for and location, and having the site return a long list of job opportunities. Well that is exactly what Indeed.com claims to do. The […]

Published or Updated: December 8, 2011

Tax Credits Can Save Money on Energy Efficient Home Improvements

The 2009 Economic Stimulus package is perhaps best known for the stimulus payments many will receive in 2009 and 2010. But the stimulus bill has other very significant tax savings for those who want to take advantage of the opportunity. One of these opportunities is a generous tax credit for energy efficient home improvements. Whether […]

Published or Updated: May 29, 2011

The Myth of ‘Good’ Debt vs ‘Bad’ Debt

You’ve probably heard of ‘good’ debt and ‘bad’ debt. Good debt is when we borrow to buy something that generally goes up in value, like a home. Bad debt is when we borrow for anything else, like a car, a boat, a meal, a dress, a cruise, a wedding and so on. Many teach that […]

Published or Updated: October 22, 2014

10 Reasons Direct Reinvestment Plans (DRIPs) Should Flood Your Portfolio


Direct Reinvestment Plans, or DRIPs for short, enable investors to purchase stocks directly from companies. DRIPs typically do not require payment of commissions or fees, and dividends are reinvested in the company’s stock. In this article, Clare from Money Energy lays out 10 key benefits of DRIPs, after first discussing the difference between full and […]

Published or Updated: April 3, 2014