What’s the Best Way To Find Health Insurance?

In October of 2009, I decided that I would no longer run the 9-5 gauntlet. And with that decision came a few immediate changes in my life.  Working from home and for myself meant that I could set my own schedule, make my own decisions and only have myself to blame when something I’ve implemented […]

Debit and Credit Card Swipe Fees Decrease July 21st – Watch Out

The Senate recently voted on whether or not to delay the decrease of debit card swipe fees, and the vote to delay failed.  As you can imagine, the banks were lobbying very heavily to delay their loss for as long as possible, but come July 21, 2011, all debit and credit card swipe fees will […]

Are Bitcoins a Scam?

Editor’s Note: The numbers in this article have been updated, as of January 9, 2017. A good friend of mine and I were talking the other day and he asked me if I had ever heard of Bitcoins.  Never having read or seen anything about them before, I was amazed to hear that this was […]

Discover Bank Review

As regular readers of the Dough Roller know, I use the for daily purchases. It has no annual fee and you can earn up to 5% cash back (actually, you can earn up to 20% cash back with some online retailers). What you might not know is that the Discover family of companies include an […]

Citi Simplicity Card Review – 0% Intro APR for 21 Months

Citibank is no stranger to launching quality credit cards with excellent introductory rates, and it would appear they’ve done it again.  The Citi Simplicity® Card – No Late Fees Ever, which you may have seen advertised on television, is now offering consumers the longest 0% intro rate available today–21 months on both purchases and balance […]

What is a Flexible Spending Account?

Graduating from college in 2006, I’ve really never had the opportunity to take advantage of some of the benefits that larger corporations and employers have to offer.  Before working from home, I was employed at a small-time online company that didn’t have things like retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, or even health insurance!  I guess […]