Normally, I'm in the habit of just tossing the credit card terms & conditions in the recycling pile, but this time, I decided to read the letter that my Discover Business Card sent to me regarding changes to the account. One particular paragraph … [Read more...] about Beware of the Closed Credit Card Account!
Since paying off our credit card debt last year (then again after buying a MINI Cooper), we haven't carried a card balance more than a few weeks. Generally, I pay off our card balance even before the statement is sent out. It's a great feeling to not … [Read more...] about Planning to Go Back into Credit Card Debt
Yes, this semester is finally over. I took 6 credits (2 courses) in addition to working full time, and I have to say it was painful. I was still able to have time in the evenings, but mostly because I began to just ignore classwork, friends, my wife … [Read more...] about Fall 2007 Semester is Over! A bittersweet ending…
Although I hate financial clutter, I had to sign up for another credit card. I have about $5,000 due for spring tuition, but I won't be reimbursed for it until about February. That means I would either need to pull from our savings (which isn't much … [Read more...] about Got one new Discover credit card and cancelled another
I got a few checks this past week from affiliate sales, Adsense and other CleverDude.com-related income that enticed me to consider paying off the rest of our original $20,000 in credit card debt. However, I opted for the safe bet and wait until the … [Read more...] about Credit Card Debt: Ohhh so close to gone!
We have too many accounts, and I can't handle the overwhelming feeling of clutter and confusion, even though they're just sitting there minding their own business. We have: 2 Checking Accounts (Bank of America is primary) 5 Savings Accounts … [Read more...] about I can’t handle all these accounts!