Six Lifestyle Choices You’ll Need to Make to Retire Early

by Kevin Mercadante August 13, 2015

It sometimes seems as if everyone wants to retire early. In fact, if you spend enough time on personal finance blogs, you may even come to think that retiring early in the rule, rather than the exception. The reality however is that relatively few people will retire much before age 62 or 65. They may want […]

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Radius Bank Hybrid Checking Account – The New Standard in Banking?

by John Schroeder July 9, 2015

Every few years, a bank releases a new product or service that changes what consumers expect from their banks. ATM machines are a great example. Giving people access to cash, regardless of the time of day, and in many cases, location, was a game changer. So was online banking, which made it easy to pay […]

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10 Cheap Date Ideas – Save Money without Sacrificing Romance

by Ryan Guina May 22, 2015

I went to California this past week My wife and I are both frugal by nature. We just don’t spend a lot of money unless there it is planned or we have good reason. But that doesn’t mean we don’t like to have fun. All you need is a little creativity to have a good […]

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How to File a Tax Extension

by Ryan Guina April 14, 2015

I still haven’t filed my taxes. I know, I’m running out of time. I don’t really have an excuse other than trying to do too many things at once. I should have time to finish my taxes this weekend, but for those of you looking to file for a free extension, you can still do […]

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How to Pay Off Your Student Loans So You Can Get On With Your Life

by Kevin Mercadante March 30, 2015

For an entire generation, student loan debt has become a crippling fact of life. Part of the problem is the sheer size of student loan debt. For the Class of 2013, average student loan debt is approaching $30,000 and about 70% of graduates are carrying them. How can you pay off your student loans so […]

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TradeKing Promotions – Best Promo Ever – $200 Cash Bonus, or Get $1,000 in Commission Free Trades!

by Ryan Guina March 20, 2015

UPDATE: $200 New Account Bonus. Celebrate TradeKing’s 10-Year Anniversary – Receive a $200 cash bonus when you open a new TradeKing account between 3/20/2015, at 1am ET and expiring at 11:59pm ET on 5/31/2015. See below for more details, or click the promotion link to open an account. TradeKing is one of the leading online discount […]

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Should You Track Your Spending Manually?

by Miranda Marquit March 18, 2015

For many consumers, the rise of financial apps like Mint are exciting. These types of apps make it easy to track spending, and look for patterns. However, these types of apps that automatically track spending also tend to disconnect some consumers from their finances. While I understand that these types of financial apps work well […]

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