4 Things to Consider Before Getting a Credit Card Cash Advance

Most credit cards give you the ability to take a cash advance. This means that you can withdraw cash from a credit card simply by using it at an ATM machine. Many companies even promote advances. They send you blank checks with your paper billing statements. You can simply deposit them into your regular checking […]


4 Ways to Profit from the Falling Dollar

This past week I was interviewed on the Bob Connors Morning Show, a morning talk radio show in Columbus, Ohio. The topic of the interview was the soaring price of gold and the decline in the dollar. During the interview, I noted that our government has proven incapable or unwilling to control spending. Our spending […]


Sccusesufl Peosrnal Finnace Deos Not Riqueire Perftceion

Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae.The rset can be a total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit any porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid […]


Is ‘Buy and Hold’ Investing Fool’s Gold?

Last week my family had dinner with good friends of ours. After dinner our conversation turned to investing. Our friends told us about a money manager they were going to use to manage a small portion of their investment portfolio. The wife was fed up with the ‘buy and hold’ investment strategy, she told us, […]


5 Reasons Why You Are Not Wealthy

Ever see that person driving around in the nice luxury car and wonder why you don’t have one like that? Or you can’t understand why your home isn’t as nice as the one across town? Maybe you can’t figure out how you have so many bills to pay and so little to show for it […]


Orchard Bank Credit Cards Review

Important Update: Capital One has acquired Orchard Bank, and the Orchard Bank credit cards are no longer available. We do list, however, the best secured credit cards and the best cards for poor credit. Recently I’ve been receiving e-mails and comments asking about how one can get a credit card with bad credit, no credit, […]