magicJack Review – Why You Need it NOW

You wouldn’t know it to look at me but I’m not the biggest fan of technology.  I grew up in a home that still uses a rotary phone, never had a microwave or an answering machine, but I kind of liked it that way.  Usually when technology made an advance, it meant more money had […]

Understanding the Wall Street Stock Market Crash of 1929

The stock market crash of 1929 was an unprecedented economic event in American history and marked the beginning of the Great Depression in the United States. Fueled by exuberant speculation in the stock market, Americans failed to recognize the warning signs and continued to engage in risky behavior. The end of World War I ushered […]

Prepaid Credit Cards + Online Savings Account = Incredible Interest Rate

Update: The Mango MasterCard is no longer available. As an alternative, check out the Walmart MoneyCard Prepaid MasterCard. We recently learned of a prepaid credit card that will soon offer a high interest rate savings account to its customers. Believe it or not, the savings account will pay 5.1% interest, which is more than triple […]

The Child and Dependent Care Credit and IRS W-10 Form

While you may have never heard of IRS Form W-10, you will if you’re currently paying or planning to pay someone to care for a child, dependent, or spouse? If you are, then you may qualify to claim what’s called the Child and Dependent Care credit on your federal income tax return. To claim this […]

Thinkorswim Online Discount Broker Review

A long-standing industry leader in software solutions for options traders, thinkorswim took Barron’s #1 rank among online discount brokers this year. Thinkorswim (now a subsidiary of TD Ameritrade) comes with a comprehensive array of services, from all manner of market orders, to mutual funds, and even currency trading. Trading with thinkorswim’s A+ technology comes with […]

The 10 Largest Banks in the World

Although signs of recovery appear to be on the horizon, the financial crisis continues to plague the global banking system.  Banks are being shut down on a regular basis and interest rates continue to fall, making it harder and harder to find a reliable and trustworthy bank, that also has a high savings account rate. […]