Financial Fitness Comes From Physical Fitness

When I was a wee lad growing up in the countryside of northern New Jersey, life was good.  I had a loving family, a small house with a good amount of land to run around and good friends.  But if there was one thing I could change about my life back then, it was the […]


American Express Prepaid Credit Card Review

Update: This card is no longer available. American Express now offers the Serve Prepaid Card. There’s only one fear greater than being a parent of a teenager who has just passed his driver’s exam. Being the parent of TWO teenagers who have just passed their driver’s exam. I’ve never worried as much as I do […]


Should You Roll Over a 401(k) to an IRA

I quit my job last month. After more than six years investigating the financial audits of public companies, I’ve decided to go back to the private practice of law. So after a summer sabbatical, I’ll be returning to my old firm in August. And that raises one important question—should I roll over my 401k to […]


Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit Card Review

No brand of credit card does a better job of advertising than Capital One and its Venture line of products.  I can’t seem to escape a day without seeing Visigoths raid a prop house or Caesars Casino asking everyone what’s in their wallets.  Be that as it may, in my opinion one of the best […]


FNBO Direct Offering 1.35% APY Bonus Rate Through March 2012

Update: This bonus offer has expired, but FNBO continues to offer some of the best rates available. For the past two years, I’ve been doing everything I can to pay down debt.  With interest rates as low as they are (and continuing to free fall), it makes more sense to me to save on costly […]


Progressive Snapshot Is a Money Saver

In May, I wrote about how I decided to install Progressive Snapshot, a device that tracks the performance of my car while I drive.  This device can tell you at what time you’ve driven, how fast you drive and at what speed.  Progressive offers this service to all policyholders who drive a vehicle launched 1996 […]