The Lost Art of Garage Sales

Garage Sale

With the advent of the Internet, sites like eBay, Craigslist and FreeCycle have made garage sales something of a relic. Yet none of them replace picking through another person’s discards on a Saturday morning after your second cup of coffee or your first, depending on how eager (and competitive) you are. Garage sales were a […]

Published or Updated: June 2, 2010

The Ins and Outs of Becoming a Bartender

Bargaineering

If you’ve ever been to a bar and thought the bartender didn’t seem like the bartending type, you won’t be surprised to learn that many bartenders have day jobs.  Some are software designers, others are teachers and the rest have the same jobs you and I work on Monday-Friday.  For many, free time means extra […]

Published or Updated: May 27, 2010

Yodlee Review – Online Budget Tool

Yodlee Review

A lesson I learned early in life was not to judge a book by it’s cover.  Yodlee is an excellent online budget tool that is certainly more serious than it sounds. In fact, you might already have used it because in addition to Yodlee MoneyCenter being a free online budgeting tool, Yodlee was the software […]

Published or Updated: March 14, 2013

Five Bank Fees To Avoid at All Costs!

Bank Fees

We’ve all had our jaw drop at one time or another regarding a fee imposed for a seemingly routine service at a bank we’ve been doing business with for years.  When my bank charged me $20 to print a copy of a check I’d written to a landlord proving that I paid a security deposit, […]

Published or Updated: December 8, 2011

The Hidden Costs of Exotic Pets

Tortoise

Household pets can be an excellent addition to any family or home.  Animals like dogs, cats and birds are loving companions to millions of American families and the cost of owning them is just a drop in the bucket compared to the joy they can bring.  Housing, equipment, food and supplies are the basic needs […]

Published or Updated: May 6, 2010

Not All CD’s Are Created Equal

There are only a handful of ways to earn “guaranteed” money on your investment and because the interest earned in an online savings account isn’t very high, it’s a good time to take advantage of CD’s.  Certificates of Deposit traditionally earn higher interest than that of savings accounts because your money is locked in for […]

Published or Updated: April 6, 2013

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Alternate Transportation

Honda

Almost every municipality in the country is making a push for alternate modes of transportation.  More and more bike paths are being built.  Sidewalks are being widened.  Community shuttle buses are popping up in towns where car congestion and parking (or lack thereof) has reached critical mass and if you haven’t been on a public […]

Published or Updated: April 26, 2010

The 10 Best Eco-Friendly Cars of 2010

Hybrid cars

At DoughRoller.net, we like to bring you as many environmentally savvy tips as we can. Not only do they save the planet, they can sometimes save you money — the other kind of green we are particularly fond of. This may sound like a contradiction in terms, but cars are slowly joining the Save the […]

Published or Updated: April 25, 2010

A Brief Introduction to the Stock Market

NYSE

Over the next few months, we are going to be diving into the stock market.  Today, we’ll start with a basic introduction to the major markets and indexes in the United States, and as the days progress, the topic will become more and more advanced.  Hopefully, you’ll have completed a crash course in understanding the […]

Published or Updated: June 6, 2013