We were married over 5 years ago, but we've held onto all of the cards we received as gifts, and each year we find a new surprise.After our wedding, while our two families were still in town together (they live 1.5 hours apart), we opened our … [Read more...] about Married? You might want to check for forgotten gifts
Finances & Money
A close family member of mine recently told me that Capital One raised her interest rate without reason. Apparently they raised it from about 5% to a whopping 15%, which, on a multi-thousand dollar balance, will add up to a wad of extra interest paid … [Read more...] about Did Capital One raise your interest rate?
Just watch the video and try to figure it out for yourself. I'm dumbfounded. (this is safe for work)Note: If you're reading through email or RSS, you may need to click through to watch. … [Read more...] about 1 man, 21 kids, minimum wage and child support
I was listening to NPR this morning on the way to work and a discussion brought me out of my daze. Apparently part of the "health care reform" plan backed by Obama includes taxing the employer-paid portions of our health plans.I tend to stay out … [Read more...] about Will health care premiums be taxed soon?
For those of you who travel for business, even just once in your career, here's a secret travel trip we've been using to save money. Take your spouse (or any companion) with you on the business trip to save on lodging and some travel expenses. … [Read more...] about Travel Tip: Go with your spouse on business trips
Reader "Justin" asks the following question via email: Hey. I was wondering if you knew anything about automatic debits, particularly, if I decide to just close my checking account without opening a new one (and then run off to join the French … [Read more...] about Can I avoid a bill payment by canceling my bank account?