How to Find the Best Prepaid Card for a College Student

Prepaid cards are gaining popularity among college students (and their parents) for several reasons. First, with a prepaid card, you don’t have the risk of going deep into debt, high interest payments, or late fees. Second, if parents are involved in the finances, they can easily add money to the card online. And finally, under […]


How Much is a Favor Worth To You?

If you’ve ever read the King James Bible, then your mind is probably filled with thousands of memorable quotes that you recognize everyday in society.  While actively practicing “turning the other cheek” or “treating your neighbor as you would want to be treated” may not really affect your financial bottom line, there is one that […]


How to Uncover the Secret Fees of Your 401(k)

Do you know how much your 401(k) is costing you? Chances are the answer is no. Because a 401(k) does not send out a monthly or quarterly bill, it’s easy to forget about the fact that these retirement accounts can cost plenty. Most employers absorb some of these costs, but many of them are passed […]


Don’t be Quizzled by Quizzle

Properly managing your money is just as important now as it’s ever been and the number of money managing sites continues to grow each day.   Quizzle.com, a website designed to help consumers value their homes, better manage their budgets and offer a free credit report and score twice a year has been around for a […]


2010 IRA Contribution and Deduction Limits

The IRS recently released the 2010 IRA contribution and deduction limits. IRAs (Independent Retirement Accounts) are a great way to save for retirement, even if you already have a 401k at work.  Figuring out how much you can contribute and whether your contributions are deductible can be a bit daunting at times. In fact, to […]


Should You Buy Pet Insurance?

Pets are a big responsibility. In addition to the time and care we invest, the cost of owning a pet can be significant, particularly when it comes to medical expenses. Medical care is of course 100% the responsibility of the owner, so deciding whether to carry pet insurance is not a decision to be taken […]