Food Prices Are Soaring Everywhere!

Photo: arbyreed Over the last several years, food prices have begun to soar. Not only at high end grocery stores such as Whole Foods (aka Whole Paycheck) but even at chains such as Safeway, Sam’s Club and Costco. Fueled by trends in the global demand for food and the costs involved in supplying it, finding […]


When Is Your Credit Score Good Enough?

So you’ve taken advantage of a free credit score offer. With your score in hand, you may have even done some research on what is a good credit score. But the question still remains, what exactly does your credit score mean. How does your score compare to others? And even more important, do you have […]


A Comparison of Online Tax Software

With the prevalence of the world wide web, a lot of the brick and mortar businesses have moved online, and tax preparation software is a great example. It wasn’t long ago that the lines at the post office on April 15th went out the door, around the block and down the street. But these days, […]


Premier Rewards Gold Card Review

As we mentioned earlier, J.D. Power ranked American Express as the best overall credit cards for customer satisfaction. After that article, I realized that I had never reviewed the one American Express card I’ve carried for years – the .  Actually, American Express offers two different gold cards. They have the , of course. But […]


How to Make Money on eBay Selling Stuff You Don’t Own

As we continue to slug through an abysmal economy, more and more people are looking for ways to earn extra income. Running this blog now for three years has taught me that there are literally thousands of ways you can make extra money online. One way to make money online is by selling other people’s […]


List of Personal Finance Software Options

When it comes to budgeting your money, one of the key first steps is using the right tools. For many that may be nothing more than a pad of paper and pencil, or an Excel spreadsheet. I’ve used Excel spreadsheets for years, and you can find some really helpful (and free) Excel budget templates online, […]