When my son got his first part-time job, we opened both a checking and savings account for him. Since he's a teenager, the bank required an adult be added as a secondary signer on the accounts. I added myself, which allows his accounts to … [Read more...] about Teens And Finances: 4 Reasons You Should Have Access To Your Teen’s Bank Accounts
Matthew found my article "Can we be a single-income household" and asked the following question: Mike, I read your article about becoming a single income household and I have a question. My wife and I recently had our second child and she just … [Read more...] about Going Single-Income: Help a Reader Make the Decision
Since I didn't seem to notice that all of my ING referral links were used up until a friend told me (thanks Chris), you may have gotten frustrated with opening all those links and seeing the big red expired text. But now I have the last 7 … [Read more...] about More ING Direct Referrals Links Available!
I've mentioned that I'm purging many of my bank accounts in hopes of leading a less cluttered financial life. Here's the current status: Bank of America checking Bank of America money market savings (a higher yield savings) ING Direct … [Read more...] about Closing more bank accounts
Unlike some bloggers, I quit the rate-chasing game fairly early. I tried to keep up with rising rates at ING Direct, HSBC Direct, Emigrant Direct, Citibank and Bank of America. Along the way, I also had to open a savings account when I opened a new … [Read more...] about Closing some bank accounts
A short time ago, I wrote a review of an eBook called "Save to Quit". Along with the book, you get another eBook titled "500 Ways to Save Money" that gives general saving ideas as well as ideas across a number of categories. I'll be writing a series … [Read more...] about Ways to Save Money #1: Save Your Coins