Avoid Overspending During the Holidays

With Memorial Day wrapped up, Americans are getting ready to head back to work.  For many, the next day to look forward to is Independence Day, which happens to also fall on a Monday this year.  A few years ago, when I was working the nine-to-five lifestyle, I used to mark my calendar with all […]


Discover Open Road Card – up to $50 Cashback Bonus Review

To market a credit card effectively, issuers must be tapped in to the wants and needs of consumers.  With gas prices still killing Americans wallets, Discover has taken charge by providing an additional $50 cashback bonus on their already impressive Discover Open Road Card.  The $50 bonus is given to cardholders in $10 increments, one […]


E*Trade Review – Online Discount Broker

Without a doubt the most advertised online stock broker, E*Trade was one of the first to offer low cost trades and secure account information online.  As a slew of competitors have entered the market, E*Trade had done it’s best to adapt and provide services that others cannot. But is it enough to make them a […]


Penny Auctions Are Scams

A little over a year ago, I wrote an in-depth review of Swoopo, the most popular and well advertised penny auction website around.  Swoopo had an excellent interface and design and by all accounts was making millions of dollars a month for doing almost nothing at all.  A few months ago however, Swoopo was taken […]


PerkStreet Continues To Be a Cut Above the Rest

If you are looking for a free online checking account, arguably one of the best offers around is from an FDIC-insured back you’ve probably never heard of PerkStreet Financial. If the giant image to the right with a big fat 2% doesn’t clue you in as to why PerkStreet is high on our list, allow […]


Save Money On Car Insurance Using Progressive Snapshot

I’ve tried and tried and tried to find a car insurance provider who is willing to offer me a lower rate on car insurance but it’s of no use.  Even though I feel like I pay way to much with my current provider, Progressive, it’s becoming clearer to me that it’s actually a lot cheaper […]