What’s the Best Way To Find Health Insurance?

Choosing health insurance can be a nightmare if you don’t know what you’re doing. Learn the best way to find health insurance in this step-by-step guide. In October of 2009, I decided that I would no longer run the 9-5 gauntlet. And with that decision came a few immediate changes in my life.  Working from […]


Real Estate Crowdfunding with Fundrise

Imagine you have $20,000 to invest and rather than stocks and bonds, you want to put your money to work in real estate. In the past, your options were likely limited to projects and buildings in your zip code. And for $20,000, there aren’t very many options! But then along came the idea of real […]


American Express Bank Review

American Express is best known for its award winning credit cards. What many don’t know, however, is that American Express also offers an online bank with competitive interest rates. The American Express savings account is one of our favorites. American Express Bank, FSB is an FDIC-insured online bank (FDIC Certificate #35328) located in Salt Lake […]


The Best Checking and Savings Account Promotions and Deals

No bank wants your business as badly as the bank that doesn’t have it. In fact, they are often willing to pay you to become a customer. If you are looking for a new bank, check out these bank promotions. For any adult looking to take charge of their personal finances, owning both a savings […]


APR vs. APY – How One Letter Can Mean So Much

Knowing the difference between APR and APY may not seem like a big deal on the surface. But it’s something that can save every consumer hundreds, if not thousands of dollars over the course of their lives. In this article, we’ll clear the air on the APR vs APY debate, starting with an explanation of […]


The New 2017 Federal Income Tax Brackets and Deduction Limits (Updated September ’17)

I know it’s a little soon to be talking about filing your 2017 tax return (though, it’s never actually too early!), but a bit of news happened this week that could drastically change the amount of taxes you’ll pay next year.  Donald Trump recently released his plan to cut taxes for the upcoming filing year, […]