When Is Your Credit Score Good Enough?

So you’ve taken advantage of a free credit score offer. With your score in hand, you may have even done some research on what is a good credit score. But the question still remains, what exactly does your credit score mean. How does your score compare to others? And even more important, do you have […]

Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express Review

The Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express offers cardholders some of the most amazing perks and benefits, including 25,000 bonus points, all for a $175 annual fee, waived during the first year. As we mentioned earlier, J.D. Power ranked American Express as the best overall credit cards for customer satisfaction. After that article, I […]

How to Make Money on eBay Selling Stuff You Don’t Own

As we continue to slug through an abysmal economy, more and more people are looking for ways to earn extra income. Running this blog now for three years has taught me that there are literally thousands of ways you can make extra money online. One way to make money online is by selling other people’s […]

List of Personal Finance Software Options

When it comes to budgeting your money, one of the key first steps is using the right tools. For many that may be nothing more than a pad of paper and pencil, or an Excel spreadsheet. I’ve used Excel spreadsheets for years, and you can find some really helpful (and free) Excel budget templates online, […]

The 10 Largest Universities In The United States

Some of the country’s largest universities are hailed as the most entertaining due to the sheer amount of people that attend and the range of activities offered. You might just be one of the crowd if you attend a large school, but who’s to say that can’t be the most fun? According to Fall 2009 […]

What is a W-4 Form?

If you’ve ever started a job, you’ve filled out a Form W-4. Form W-4 is the federal tax form employees fill out to allot tax withholding. Basically, this form tells your employer how much to withhold from your paychecks. The form ensures that your employer withholds the correct amount in federal tax.  Unless you’re exempt from […]