Just Saved Another 30% Using Progressive Snapshot

Living in Miami as a single guy with a terrible credit score, my auto insurance bill was out of control.  I’m pretty sure had I decided to pick up comprehensive and collision insurance,  I would have been paying more than most families pay on their mortgage.  Geico was just not cutting it and two years […]


List of Cash Back Prepaid Credit Cards

Shortly after starting the Dough Roller in 2007, a friend encouraged me to write about prepaid credit cards. I refused. At the time, these credit card wannabes were riddled with high fees that ripped off consumers. Over time, however, the fees came down. In fact, today there are several prepaid cards that are free if […]


15 Cool Ways to Save on Electricity

Last year, the average household spent about $2,150 on energy bills.  While that’s a lot of money, just a few small steps can save you 5-10% annually on your energy bills. Ten percent of $2,150 is not a life-changer, but it is a life-enhancer and it’s very easy money.  We have a number of  ideas […]


I’m Stuck Between a Rock and Comcast

It’s no secret that I don’t like Comcast.  Just over a year ago, I wrote a post on just how frustrating it was to get anyone from Comcast to stick to an appointment and vowed never to pay them another dime for service.  The problem, however, was that no other cable or internet company offers […]


Citi Platinum Select Visa Card Review

Update: The Citi® Platinum Select® Visa® is no longer available. You can find the best 0% introductory cards on our balance transfer offers page. And we keep a current list of the best Citi credit cards available. A few years ago when I was struggling to make ends meet, I dreamed of the day when […]


I Need a Cheap Car Rental!

Later today, I’m going to be taking in my automobile to have the transmission looked at.  While I don’t expect this to be a big problem, I am prepared if it is.  After I drop my car off to have it carefully diagnosed, I’ve decided to rent a car so that if the repairs do […]