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, […]


AMEX National Money Talk Night $50 Amazon Giveaway

Congrats to our $50 Amazon Gift Card Winner Denisa! American Express will be contacting you shortly to claim your reward. American Express, in conjunction with Jean Chatzky, is sponsoring a National Money Talk Night on Thursday, September 16th 2010 in the hopes of providing young adults with a better understanding of managing their finances independently. […]


The DoughRoller Weekly RoundUp (Blockbuster Throws In the Towel Edition)

Well Ladies and Gentlemen, it appears that our big blue friend Blockbuster has finally decided to declare bankruptcy.  In a recent development, Blockbuster CEO Jim Keyes announced the company will be filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September as it hopes to restructure it’s massive debt load ($990 million) while closing another 800 stores country-wide.  Blockbuster […]


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 […]