Chase Sapphire Preferred Review — 60,000 Bonus Points

In our Chase Sapphire Preferred review, we look at the signup bonus worth up to $750. We also calculate the value of the everyday rewards available on this card to determine if the annual fee is worth the cost. It’s tough to find a credit card that offers as big an up-front cash bonus as […]


Mr. Rebates Review: Get Cash Back for Shopping

Mr. Rebates is one of several shopping portals that offers cash back on just about anything you buy online. Combined with other cash back tools, Mr. Rebates can save shoppers as much as 7% or more. In this review of Mr. Rebates, we cover everything you need to know about this free cash rebate option. […]


The 6 Best Credit Cards for Holiday Shopping

Some credit cards are better than others when it comes to the holidays. Here is our selection of the best credit cards for holiday shopping. The holiday gift-buying season can be a great time to net cash back rewards on purchases you’re already planning to make. So long as you stick to a budget, you’ll […]


23 Powerful Tips and Tools to Eliminate Debt

Here is one of the most frequently asked questions in all of personal finance: “How do I get out of debt?” At one level, eliminating debt is simply about following a few steps: Stop going into more debt Spend less than you make Pay off debt with the difference If you follow these steps, eventually […]


How to Calculate the True Savings from Refinancing a Mortgage

There’s no one way to calculate the true savings from refinancing a mortgage. You can – and should – crunch the numbers to make sure that the refinance will actually save you money (it doesn’t always). But you also have to take non-monetary factors into consideration. Let’s take a look at several methods to calculate savings from […]


10 Ways to Save Money on Prescriptions

Getting older means having to handle your finances differently. Whether you are nearing retirement age or have already retired, allocating your assets properly can help you lead the comfortable retirement that you desire. And while some of your costs should decrease, like your house payment, you may start experiencing a whole new set of expenses that […]