Will Gas Prices Hit $5 a Gallon In 2011?

Gas Sign

In an article released earlier this week by the Associated Press, it was estimated that gas prices could fall by more than 50 cents a gallon this summer.  While this is certainly welcomed news, it doesn’t suggest just how high has prices can become by the end of the year.  During a typical year, gas […]

Published or Updated: December 17, 2011

Which 0% Balance Transfer Offer is Right For You?

0% Balance Transfer

If you are looking for credit cards with balance transfer offers that last up to 18 months, you’ve come to the right place. Listed below you’ll find credit cards that let you transfer high interest balances while making payments with no interest, so debt can be paid down faster.  Knowing which balance transfer offer is […]

Published or Updated: February 28, 2013

Do You Give to Panhandlers?

Panhandling sign

I would say that I’ve lived two different lives.  Even though I’m still only 26 years of age, my life can be split into two distinctly different parts.  There’s my pre-Miami days and my post-Miami days and it’s difficult to argue which one I’ve enjoyed more.  Before moving to Miami for college, I lived in […]

Published or Updated: May 4, 2011

Should the Debt Ceiling be Raised Without Spending Cuts?

Debt Celing Historical Chart

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?

No Car

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?

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