The 9 Best Credit Card Signup Bonus Deals of 2017

Today credit card companies are working hard to gain new members. They do it with Super Bowl commercials, of course. But their real secret selling tool is the bonus deal. Most rewards cards these days offer excellent sign-on bonus deals. Some credit card users even rotate through cards every few months to take advantage of […]

The Millionaire Tax To Nowhere

There was a time when millionaires were revered in this country. Becoming a millionaire was a financial goal of many, and those who reached this elusive pinnacle were evidence that the American Dream was alive and well. Today, the “rich” are seen as the source of all our economic woes. President Obama has fanned the […]

Why I’m Not Selling My Apple Stock (But You Probably Should)

As you’ve no doubt already heard, Steve Jobs lost his battle against pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. I’ve been a huge fan of Jobs and Apple for years. I run nothing but Macs for my business and home. And recently I began investing in Apple stock. With the death of Apple’s leader and […]

Citi Raises Fees On Checking Accounts

When in rains, it pours. Last week Bank of America announced a $5 fee to use its debit card. This week the Occupy Wall Street protesters are fanning out across the country, looking to unseat the bonus marchers in the history books. And now my own bank, Citi, has gone and raised fees on its […]

How to (Quickly) Sell Your iPhone For Cash

Rumor has it that Apple will announce the release of the iPhone 5 today. And like many (41% of existing cell phone users, according to one dubious study), I plan to purchase the new gizmo as soon as the crazy lines at the Apple store die down. But this raises one big question–what do I […]

5 Ways to Avoid Bank of America’s $5 Debit Card Fee

As you’ve probably heard by now, Bank of America announced that it will be charging its customers $5 a month to use a debit card. The response was swift and unequivocal–Yuck! In some ways I don’t blame BofA for the move. When Senator Durbin introduced the “Durbin Amendment” into the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill that […]