Almost a year ago, I wrote about our declining check usage due to our increased use of online billpay through our bank. Back then, I expected our check usage for 2007 to be under 30... Wanna guess how many (or few) we used? Here are our totals … [Read more...] about Using Even Fewer Checks
This morning, I opened up a mailer from our mortgage company and found a nice surprise. As a note, I fell asleep at 6:30pm last night and didn't wake up again until about 6:45am today. I wasn't really tired, so I'm not sure what happened. Stacie … [Read more...] about Our mortgage payment has decreased!
Last Friday, I sent out the check (from online billpay) to pay off the bank loan for our new (to us) MINI Cooper. As you may know, we had about $13,285 owed at the bank and $6,000 on a 0% credit card (the MINI Cooper themed card). We used the money … [Read more...] about The check has cleared and the MINI is ours…almost
Shawn, a subscriber and frequent commenter here at Clever Dude, as well as a personal friend of the Clever Dude and Dudette will be posting occasional guest articles. You can read his introduction here. By Shawn Clever Dude has written several … [Read more...] about Are You In The (Financial) Loop?
I've been doing my banking with Bank of America for the last 5 years, and I'm very pleased with their online billpay features. I do find their interface a bit cluttered, and they bury information such as APR/APY, where other sites have it up front … [Read more...] about Opened a Bank of America Money Market Savings Account
Since I posted a few home-related articles last week, I decided to participate in some home-related carnivals. The Carnival of Homeowners was published over at Homeowners Insurance Lowdown, and along with my "Don't fear the warranty" article, here … [Read more...] about Recap: Carnival of Homeowners #7