Imagine this. You get up early one fine morning and find all your family members sleeping peacefully. Suddenly, you hear a painful groan coming from your fatherâ€™s room. You rush and find him lying on the ground with his hands clenched to his chest. … [Read more...] about Spice Up Your Emergency Fund
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When Stacie and I walked into our local Giant supermarket recently, we noticed their new partnership with Shell (Gas) where you earn points towards "money off at the pump".Here's the skinny, straight from the Giant website: How it works For … [Read more...] about 10% off Shell gas by shopping at Giant: Good Deal?
After the financial crisis and the recession that ensued, you may have realized the importance of increasing or enhancing your personal finance brainpower. With so much on your plate though, it can be difficult to find time to sit down and read up on … [Read more...] about 10 Podcasts to Boost Your Personal Finance Brainpower
Last November, I explained our mortgage situation and how our rate dropped dramatically at its first scheduled reset. Six months ago, it dropped from 5.25% to 2.875%, and I figured that would be the lowest it would ever go. I've been monitoring the … [Read more...] about 6 months later and our mortgage rate went down again
I have a friend who I would consider an Apple "fanboy", but also a fanboy of all new IT gadgets and technologies. While at dinner recently, he was showing me his new iPad, and we got into a conversation about how an iPad is better than any other … [Read more...] about 6 reasons you don’t need a new computer (especially an iPad)
If you fly on airplanes with any kind of regularity, then you have probably wondered if there is a way to get free upgrades on your flights. Luckily, there are many ways to do this, although some are more successful than others. Here are 10 tips for … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Getting Free Airline Upgrades