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7 Free Tools to Help Aging Parents with Their Money

As your parents get older, they might appreciate a bit of help with managing their finances. Of course, many seniors are content to look after their finances by themselves and are more than capable of doing so. In some cases, however, aging parents need assistance paying bills and monitoring investments. If a parent does ask […]

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These 7 Unusual Employee Benefits Could Save You Big Money

When you’re evaluating a job offer, it’s important to look beyond just the salary and consider all the other benefits. We’re all familiar with the basic benefits that most employers offer: paid vacation/sick days, paid holidays, and health insurance. But employers are getting creative with the extra perks they provide to entice people to come […]

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Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card–50,000 Bonus Points Are Back

Update: For a limited time, the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card is again offering a 50,000 point bonus for new card members. Check out details here. If you love to fly Southwest and travel often, the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card might be the travel card for you. With excellent rewards and […]

23 Active Duty Military Credit Card Perks You Need to Know About

If you’re a military member serving on active duty, you need to know about the special credit card perks available to you and your fellow service members. From the Service Members Civil Relief Act to no-interest purchases on military clothing, a wide range of benefits exist for those serving in our nation’s Armed Forces. We’re going to talk […]

Travel Hacking 101

How to Be a Travel Hacker: Review of Travel Miles 101

Travel hacking, using credit card bonuses to pay for travel costs, can save you substantial money without requiring any sacrifice. In fact, becoming a travel hacker can allow you to save money while improving your quality of life. Travel hacking, however, is a skill with a steep learning curve. There are many different airlines and […]

High-Tech Money Binder Solutions

5 High-Tech Solutions for Your Money Binder

There’s only one guarantee in life—death. When you depart, will you leave your finances in turmoil or will your loved ones know exactly what to do? Rob recently wrote about the money binder he uses to compile all of his personal financial information. It’s meant for the convenience of his wife and children when he […]

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How to Evaluate an Investment Portfolio

Evaluating your investment portfolio is a critical task for DIY investors. That’s particularly true if you have an investment advisor manage your money and are now considering taking over the reins. That’s exactly the situation of a reader named Dave who emailed me recently. He’s five to 10 years away from retirement. His investments are […]

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A Review: How to Earn a $750 Bonus with Chase Ink

With the Chase Ink card, you could earn up to a $750 bonus, plus cash back on everyday purchases. These cards, targeted at business owners, are a great option if you’re a big business spender. But each has its own strengths, so read on to find out which Chase Ink card would work best for […]

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The Best Interest Rates for May 2016

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 […]

Online Savings Accounts for Kids

Top Three Online Savings Accounts for Kids

One of the greatest gifts we can give a child is to teach them financial responsibility at a young age. And a savings account for children can go a long way in this effort. As my wife and I raise our two kids, now both teenagers, we can see just how important it is that […]

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Is a Spousal IRA Right for Your Retirement Savings Needs?

The spousal IRA, also known as the Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA, is a special provision IRA that is available to spouses who do not work outside the home. It gives such spouses the ability to create and fund their own IRA, even though they do not earn income. This is a powerful advantage for […]

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