Personal Finance Software Review: Moneydance

Back in the day, I used Quicken. It was the first personal finance software I used, and I used it faithfully for more than a decade. The problem is that I use a Mac, and Quicken stopped supporting Quicken 2005 (often considered one of the best versions of Quicken) somewhat recently. I’ve not been overly […]

Published or Updated: May 27, 2015

10 Cool Apps to Help You Save More Money

Technology is wonderful. Not only does technology provide us with ways to amuse and inform ourselves, technology can also be very useful. One of the ways that technology can be useful in your life is by helping you save more money. There are a number of cool apps and web sites designed to help you […]

Published or Updated: April 28, 2015

Where to Get the Best Deals this Holiday Season

The holiday shopping season is all about the deals. Everyone is looking for the best deals on gifts and the trappings of the holidays. So, where should you go to find the best deals of the holiday season? That depends on what you’re looking for. But here are a few things to try as you […]

Published or Updated: April 21, 2014

5 Tax Deductions You Don’t Want to Miss for the End of the Year

Now that the year is almost over, it’s the perfect time to boost your tax efficiency with a few tax deductions. The good news is that there is still time to reduce your tax liability for this year — as long as you act fast. Here are 5 tax deductions you don’t want to miss […]

Published or Updated: December 18, 2013

Give the Gift of Experience: 6 Places to Find Discount Gift Cards

Gift cards are increasingly popular as gifts because they offer the recipient the chance to choose something that he or she really wants. If you put careful thought into the gift card you purchase, it’s possible to make it personal. A gift card to the recipient’s favorite restaurant or store, or a gift card to […]

Published or Updated: December 12, 2013

What are FAKO Credit Scores And How Do They Stack Up to FICO Scores?

One of the most important aspects of your finances is your credit score. This three-digit number sets the tone when you apply for loans, determining whether you are approved and what terms you can expect. On top of that, some insurers use your credit score to set your premium payments, and some landlords ask for […]

Published or Updated: December 12, 2013

9 Tools That Make Price Matching a Snap During the Holidays

Holiday shopping is something of a competitive sport in the United States — even if you’re only competing against the last price you saw. We all spend more during the holiday shopping season, but that doesn’t mean we want to. In fact, many of us look for ways to limit the damage to our bank accounts. […]

Published or Updated: November 21, 2013

5 Credit Cards that Offer Price Matching

There are few things in life as frustrating as making a major purchase, such as a big screen TV, only to see it on sale two weeks later. You could have saved $150 if only you had waited. Unfortunately, there is no crystal ball for determining when some items will go on sale. You either […]

Published or Updated: November 18, 2013

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