The 5 Best Cash Back Online Shopping Sites

Deals, coupons, Promo codes, and cashback shopping sites have proliferated over the last several years. It’s now easier than ever to get cashback on virtually every online purchase you make. The problem is that we often forget to use the sites when shopping online. I learned this firsthand last week. Here’s what happened. Last week […]


DR 081: Take Control of Your Student Loans with Student Loan Hero (An Interview)

Do you have student loans? Do you know someone who does? If you answered “yes,” then check out this interview with Andrew Josuweit, one of the founders of Student Loan Hero. It’s an excellent tool to help graduates organize their student debt, manage payments, and – hopefully – get out of debt faster. Topics Covered […]


DR 079: HUD Homes–Saving Big Money with HUD Foreclosures

If you are in the market to buy your first or next home, a HUD home could potentially save you tens of thousands of dollars on the purchase price. While buying a HUD Home can save you a lot of money, there are some things to watch out for. In this article we’ll cover the […]


Discover it® Chrome Review

Update: The Discover it Chrome is no longer available. Discover has just launched a new version of its Discover it card. The new card, called the Discover it® chrome, offers a new and more convenient approach to cash back rewards. Let me explain. Traditionally, Discover’s cash back rewards have followed the quarterly rotating category approach. […]


DR 078: Are Low Cost Investment Advisors a Myth? [Interview with Mitch Tuchman of Rebalance IRA]

As regular readers know, I’m a big believer in DIY investing. One of my goals for this site, my free weekly newsletter, and the podcast, is to arm investors with the information they need to invest on their own. Some folks, however, will still want some help. For these folks, my goal is to promote […]


How to Create a Family Budget – An Interview with Listeners Kate and Trevor

Creating a family budget can be done and is in the best interest of everyone. Below are stories from our listeners that will motivate you to take the budgeting reigns and gain control of your finances. One of the great things about producing a podcast are the emails I receive from listeners. Recently a listener […]