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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Chase has freshened up their line-up of small business credit cards. The new Ink Business Unlimited Card is offering a $500 cash bonus after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months after account opening. The special feature of this card i
It’s been a busy weekend. We had ALL the regular dogs we sit staying for the weekend. I don’t know why it was so busy, because the big Memorial Day holiday rush is this weekend. I took yesterday to get a TSA Pre-Check item off my
What if you could forecast your cash flow and stay ahead of possible storms? You can now, with PocketSmith. Connect your accounts to a budget, run what-if scenarios, and schedule upcoming bills. We put this tool to the test in our PocketSmith review.
Time isnt the only cost of which we should be aware during long commutes to and from work. Over time, driving can begin to affect our mental and physical health, as well as impact how we form and maintain personal relationships. And that seemingly ca
Being grateful will make you a better manager of money. Have you ever had the more mindset? You know, where it doesnt matter what youre doing or what you have — you always want more? Maybe you want to earn more money, have a nicer house, or
Chase has freshened up their line-up of small business credit cards. The Ink Business Preferred Card is offering a 80,000 point bonus after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months after account opening. This flavor is their “pre
The mantra of Million Dollar Journey is to build wealth through saving and investing. As this is my belief of the easiest way for regular working folk (like our family) to build serious wealth to someday reach financial freedom. How early you reach f
If retirement planning hasn't been at the top of your to-do list, your 50s are the time to make it your first priority. Wait 10 more years, and your only choice of retirement options may just be to keep working. Here's how you can prevent that from h
Reddits personal finance subreddit is a great place to find interesting and helpful financial advice. Here are the 7 most thought-provoking threads Ive found in the community. 7 helpful posts from /r/personalfinance is a post from: I Will Teach You T
Earnings reporting season for 2018-Q2 is now mostly in the rear view mirror, which makes now a good time to review the state of dividend cuts for the quarter, which are the early warning system of whether any major industrial sectors are experiencing
Chase has freshened up their line-up of small business credit cards. The Ink Business Cash Card is offering a $500 cash bonus after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months after account opening. The special feature of this card is are 5%/
Online shopping is becoming more popular by the day. It is more convenient, you get spoilt for choice and you can get a good bargain every now and then. Online shopping is however always rosy. You are always at risk of malware or phishing attacks. Th
Do new grads want cash? Yes — all day long. But you and I both know what new grads will do with it. Instead of setting them up for failure by handing over a hot wad of Benjis that'll burn holes in their pockets, steer them toward success wi
Do you live without a car? Congratulations. You’re among a growing cohort of Americans for whom the term “car trouble” has no personal relevance. For everyone else, car trouble is all too real – and often hits
Have you ever had a situation where you had to utilize a great deal of your credit limit? If so, did you find yourself in a negative spiral of repercussions for utilizing credit?Here are some things that can happen when your balance starts to rise. T
Just Google the term get rich and youll see a ton of results for ways to get ahead as easily as possible. And it’s not just get-rich-quick schemes too. There are now a growing number of legitimate money-making opportunities on and offline.
Recently I came across this comprehensive money saving guide which can help you to save costs should an appliance break down unexpectedly. Yet when it comes to buying your first home appliance, or replacing one, its worth taking the time to consider
I’m turning 40 years old this summer. This number has always been a psychological marker for me. I’ve always wanted to be financially secure and have started a family by age 40. According to this Atlantic article by Daniel Pink*,
This is a guest post from Steve Adcock, who writes at Think Save Retire, a blog about early retirement and Financial Independence. Steve and his wife retired in their mid-thirties to travel full time in an Airstream trailer. For more info, check out
For three years as an undergraduate, I worked as a campus tour guide for prospective students interested in attending my college. It was one of my favorite jobs during my college career because it gave me a chance to show off what I loved about my sc
Editor’s Note: Graduation season is upon us! Congrats to all the freshly-minted graduates out there… a new chapter is beginning for you. But if this new chapter includes a page on paying for the last chapter, you might be feeling
A reader writes in, asking: “In your social security talk at the White Coat Investor conference, you mentioned that when considering whether to delay social security or claim it early and invest it, the appropriate rate of return to assume
Home Chef is a leader in the home meal delivery industry and for three weeks I signed up to give them a try. Here’s an honest review of what I like, what I don’t like, and ultimately who this service is best suited for. If you wan
The following is a guest post by Bill Lanting | Vice President, Commercial Debt, RealtyShares. I met Bill over dinner and asked him to share his wisdom about triple-net properties because such investments sound attractive to someone who does
Summer is here, and it's time to get out and enjoy the weather. If you'll be vacationing in the next few months, you can bet that there'll be millions of other people traveling as well. It can be a hectic time, but there's one surprising thing you mi
The “Debt vs. Savings” Trump Card Y’all know by now my answer to most financial debates is that the emotions beat out the math, but there’s one thing that always trumps that which I haven’t been the g
Cashing in your frequent flier miles for a free flight can be hit or miss, especially around a holiday. Which airlines are the most generous with making seats available? Each year, IdeaWorks tries to run a fair comparison of all the major airlines to
If investors have really been concerned about the threat of a potential trade war between the U.S. and China, the S&P 500 will very likely let us know how concerned they've been about it this week. That's because investors continually absorb new
If you want to have the next trip of a lifetime you will want to stretch your budget as far as it can go and really make every dollar work for you. If you choose a destination where the US currency is strong you can save big bucks on everything witho
Having hobbies that you can turn to after a long day at work is crucial to maintaining your health and sanity...but more often than not, you need to find ways to keep hobby costs low so that they don't become a source of stress. How much do you spend
Getting a graduate degree can advance your career. This often results in better opportunities and a higher salary. But before you apply to graduate school, it is necessary to count the cost of more education and determine how you’ll pay for
What are your kids doing this summer? Summer is a great time to get intentional about teaching your kids the value of a dollar. A good summer job can help fend off some of the laziness that June, July, and August tends to bring. Not only do small sum
This week's money and investing articles to read when you're bored of the Royal Wedding... What caught my eye this week. Royal Wedding day, and this week’s money and investing links will flutter by you like confetti in the wind. Before beco
The Johnsons were terrified of losing their home. Mrs. Johnson had recently lost her job, and they just couldn’t meet their mortgage payments on one income. When they saw the flier promising to save their home from foreclosure with &#82
Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to jump-start your emergency fund, surprising uses for Fels Naptha soap, and important steps to take if you’re fired. Top 5 Articles 10 ways to jump-start your
Starting a business is a rewarding, and expensive, experience. If you don’t plan for every little expense that your business needs to grow, it’ll end up costing you more than you anticipated. That’s where an SBA loan can
Plastiq is offering free bill payments when you use your Masterpass account! We’ve covered how to use Plastiq to Pay Mortgage or Rent with a Credit Cards before. Typically, they charge a fee to use your credit card. Free Plastiq Bill Paymen
Troops face unique situations and opportunities that can affect their finances. To help, here are 5 financial tips for members of the military. Financial tips for members of the military are similar to what they are for anyone else. The complication
Congratulations everyone! According to this chart below, everybody is rich in America!Our assets are at the highest level compared to our income in all of history thanks to tremendous asset price appreciation. Anybody who bought stocks and real estat
A Handful of Great $$$ Tips From Readers! Time to dump out the ol’ “reader tips” bucket again! I swear I learn more from you guys than anyone else in my life, haha… Y’all are too clever! And it&#8
You've finally landed your first real job. And with that, comes your first real paycheck. This is a monumental occasion and should be celebrated. But what should you do? Should you blow all of your funds on an expensive and wild weekend? Should you b
Florida is home to nearly 21 million Americans, each of whom needs access to banking services. One of the most commonly used banking services is the savings account, so many banks have target Floridian customers with their savings account offerings.
Invisible scripts control many aspects about our lives and we dont even know it. I want to show you 4 common ones and how you can break free from them today. How to identify invisible scripts that control our lives is a post from: I Will Teach You To
Every three months, we take a snapshot of the expectations for future earnings in the S&P 500 at approximately the midpoint of the current quarter, shortly after most U.S. firms have announced their previous quarter's earnings. And in the six yea
The following Hilton Hotel co-branded credit cards with American Express have limited-time offers. The current AmEx policy is that applicants can only get one welcome offer, per card in your entire lifetime, so if youre going to get one you might as
In 2017, more than 676,500 American homes went into foreclosure, according to Attom Data Solutions. That’s roughly 1 out of every 200 homes in the country. This is better than the peak rate in 2010 when more than 2 out of
The heat wave is coming — are you ready? For many, summer marks the start of vacation season, especially for kids or those who have several weeks off work. While it is good to take a much-needed break, don't get too lackadaisical when it co
Illinois, located in the middle of the United States, is served by a number of local, regional, and national banks. These banks offer customers in Illinois many services, including the opportunity to open a savings account. If you live in Illinois an
Finding the right deal on used furniture can take a little workthat's where these tips come in. Used furniture can be a practical way to add to your home’s decor without breaking the bank. While the phrase may conjure up some idea of a couc
Today’s article is from Chad Carson, who writes about real estate investing (and other money matters) at Coach Carson. I’ve always been intrigued by real estate investing but overwhelmed by how much info available. I asked Chad if