The Run Down on Athletic Scholarships and Tips to Receiving One

The most competitive and well known athletic awards are the NCAA scholarships. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of high school athletes are talented enough to participate at such a level. The good news is there are other national athletic organizations that provide scholarships such as the NAIA and NJCAA. If you are willing to compete […]


Weighing Health Insurance Costs: Co-Insurance vs. Co-Pay vs. Deductible

Individual health insurance plans can be costly, complex and downright confusing. Navigating the world of co-insurance, co-pays and deductibles becomes a difficult task when it comes to choosing insurance plans that are not prepackaged and backed by an employer. Many self-employed individuals and those who work for employers that do not provide health insurance spend […]


Benefits To RideSharing and 8 Resources To Get You Started

I’ve never much cared for carpooling. There’s something about the independence of being in a car by myself that I find so appealing. Yet given the cost of gas, insurance, parking, and car maintenance, more and more people are exploring other options for their daily commute. Using a public transit service, biking to work and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]