Where To Buy Cheap Checks Online

Banks are robbing us blind. As we mentioned last week in our article about how to order checks online, ordering check refills from your bank can be a costly mistake. All banks do is pass the order off to another company, and then mark up the costs to consumers. Instead, there are several websites that […]


15 Ways to Slash Your Cell Phone Bill

One of the all time best ways to save money is to cut your cell phone bill. With a family of four, our cell phone plan now costs us close to $200 a month, including data and texting packages. The cost has gotten out of hand, so I’ve been in search of ways to lower […]


Top 10 Black Friday Apps for Your iPhone

Photo: Roadsidepictures If Steve Jobs had wanted to get a great deal on Black Friday, how would he have done it? He wouldn’t have camped out all night to be the first one in line at Walmart, or even an Apple store for that matter. No, he would have put the technology he created to […]


OptionsHouse $600 IRA Bonus

In a down economy, the possibility of earning big cash bonuses without shelling out money of your own has proven to be difficult.  Outside some of the best credit card deals, banks are becoming more stingy with their promo offers. But OptionsHouse has just launched a goody.  From now until December 31st, 2012, anyone who […]


How To Order Checks Online

Photo: Newton Free Library Checks are evil. I’m serious. In a world of electronic transactions, debit and credit cards, direct deposit, PayPal, and online payments, shouldn’t physical checks be a thing of the past? Yet, I’m amazed at how many checks my wife and I go through. From charitable contributions to school lunches, we write […]


5 Weird Ways to Invest Your Money

A volatile stock market and crummy interest rates have forced a lot of people to get creative when it comes to investing their money. We’ve put together a list of five of the wackiest ways people are parking their cash. A quick word of caution before you go crazy with these types of investments — […]