When Do Negative References Get Removed From Your Credit Report?

These days, an individual’s successes, education, and even personality traits can all be found on “records.” We utilize LinkedIn accounts to spell out our career history and achievements. Our social media footprint can show strangers where we went to school, which marathon we ran last year, and how we take our coffee. These breadcrumbs follow […]


Ebates Review – Get Cash Back On Every Online Purchase

Ebates became the pioneer and leader of online cash back shopping over 10 years ago. The company was founded in 1998 by two Deputy District Attorneys in Silicon Valley who used to prosecute online fraud & identity theft before starting Ebates. Joining Ebates is always free and no matter how much money you spend through […]


Track Your Finances with HelloWallet

I‘ve been writing about finance for many years now, having trudged through the many reviews of online software to help consumers budget.   Quicken has always been my software of choice, but I have to say that as of today, I’ll be using HelloWallet for all of my budgeting needs.  This software may be a bit […]


OptionsHouse Current Deals and Promotions

It’s become routine for online discount brokers to woo customers by providing a few free trades or a little up-front cash. But OptionsHouse has taken the idea to another level.  Currently, OptionsHouse is offering five different promotions, each awarding a little something different for potential traders. I use OptionsHouse for both casual investing and to […]


Visa and MasterCard are not Finite Options for Rental Car Insurance

Let me tell you a horror story about credit card rental insurance.  A few weeks ago I needed a rental car.  Enterprise was located right around the corner, so I figured I would give them a shot.  This was my first rental car, so I wasn’t exactly sure how this process worked. But to my […]


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 […]