EverBank World Currency CD

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When you think of a certificate of deposit, you probably think, safe, boring, and low interest rates. And that does describe most CDs, including all of the CD interest rates we track. But EverBank offers a unique option among CDs- the World Currency Index CD. With EverBank’s World Currency CDs, you not only invest in […]

Published or Updated: April 6, 2013

How Much is a Favor Worth To You?

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If you’ve ever read the King James Bible, then your mind is probably filled with thousands of memorable quotes that you recognize everyday in society.  While actively practicing “turning the other cheek” or “treating your neighbor as you would want to be treated” may not really affect your financial bottom line, there is one that […]

Published or Updated: April 21, 2014

How to Uncover the Secret Fees of Your 401(k)

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Do you know how much your 401(k) is costing you? Chances are the answer is no. Because a 401(k) does not send out a monthly or quarterly bill, it’s easy to forget about the fact that these retirement accounts can cost plenty. Most employers absorb some of these costs, but many of them are passed […]

Published or Updated: July 6, 2010

Best of January 2010

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Now that January 2010 has come to a close, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best from the past month. It was a busy month around here. We finished our giveaway of 10 ultra flip camcorders in conjunction with American Express. And now we are in the midst of an […]

Published or Updated: February 16, 2013

One Financial Goal to Rule Them All

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could boil down into one simple goal everything you need to get your finances on the right track? Like what they call a swing-thought in golf, what one thing should we keep in the front of our minds when it comes to money. The possible list may seem daunting. […]

Published or Updated: February 16, 2013

Don’t be Quizzled by Quizzle

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Properly managing your money is just as important now as it’s ever been and the number of money managing sites continues to grow each day.   Quizzle.com, a website designed to help consumers value their homes, better manage their budgets and offer a free credit report and score twice a year has been around for a […]

Published or Updated: February 15, 2012

2010 IRA Contribution and Deduction Limits

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The IRS recently released the 2010 IRA contribution and deduction limits. IRAs (Independent Retirement Accounts) are a great way to save for retirement, even if you already have a 401k at work.  Figuring out how much you can contribute and whether your contributions are deductible can be a bit daunting at times. In fact, to […]

Published or Updated: April 5, 2011

Should You Buy Pet Insurance?

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Pets are a big responsibility. In addition to the time and care we invest, the cost of owning a pet can be significant, particularly when it comes to medical expenses. Medical care is of course 100% the responsibility of the owner, so deciding whether to carry pet insurance is not a decision to be taken […]

Published or Updated: December 8, 2011

Enter to Win an iPod Touch!

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We have a winner! With over 10,000 entries, we randomly picked a winner this morning, and it was a Facebook Fan. We will be contacting him (sorry ladies) later this morning. Thanks for entering. And remember, as current Twitter followers, Newsletter subscribers, and Facebook Fans, you are automatically entered into all future contests. Thanks for […]

Published or Updated: February 16, 2013