Archives for May 2011

Should the Debt Ceiling be Raised Without Spending Cuts?

Although the death of Osama Bin Laden has monopolized the news since Sunday night, lurking just behind the front page is big financial news–the debt ceiling. The debt ceiling caps how much the federal government can borrow and is currently set at $14.294 trillion. Let’s look at the number with all the zeros added in–$14,294,000,000,000. […]

Published or Updated: May 3, 2011

Could You Live Without Your Automobile?

It’s the duty of a personal finance site like this one to present all angles in which consumers can save money.  Sure, I give tips every once in a while on how to save a few bucks here or maybe even a hundred dollars there, but in terms of radical money saving ideas, they’re few […]

Published or Updated: May 2, 2011

Have You Used the Progressive iPhone App?

It seems like just about every big company out there has developed an iPhone app. The problem is that so many of the apps are not very good. They are just not that useful. For this reason, the Progressive Insurance app caught my attention. Currently, Progressive has over 12 million premiums, which makes it the […]

Published or Updated: March 18, 2012

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