The 10 Most Expensive States to Insure Your Automobile

As any driver knows, a whole host of variables can affect how much you pay to insure a car on the road. Getting older? The most dangerous drivers are younger than 25. The safest, between 50 and 65. Statistically safer drivers, women tend to pay less overall. Accidents and tickets within a recent number of […]


The Ultimate Guide to Eliminating Your Law School Debt

The year was 1992. I had just graduated from Boston University Law School, magna cum laude no less. My mom was proud. The school handed me a diploma. The government handed me $55,000 in school loans. In today’s dollars, my law school debt was the equivalent of about $100,000. Ouch. It’s somewhat ironic that after […]


How to Make Giving Part of Your Financial Plan With Vanguard Charitable

We all want to do good. Part of doing good, at least for my wife and I, is to support charities that help those in need. While it sounds simple, charitable giving can present some obstacles, though. How do we get started? What tools can we use to helps us choose the right charities? How […]


4 Easy Ways to Avoid Overdraft Fees

Most of us have been there at some point in our lives: we lose track of our bank account balance and overspend. Suddenly, we’re unable to avoid costly overdraft fees. When we are using that handy debit card to go grocery shopping, fund those one-click purchases on our Amazon account, and pay bills over the […]


The Best Interest Rates for June 2017

Finding the best interest rates is a lot easier today than it was even a few years ago. Here at Dough Roller, we track rates on everything from checking and savings accounts to mortgages to CDs. It occurred to me, however, that there was no one single page on the site where you could find the […]


Flood Insurance: Are You Sure Your Home Is Covered?

I’ve been talking with my insurance agent over the past few weeks about flood insurance. It may not be the most exciting topic, but I’m always interested in insuring against those events that could totally destroy our home. As part of my research, I found a great government resource about flood insurance that I’ll share […]