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Best Savings Account Rates 2012

If you are looking for a better place to put your hard earned cash, you won’t be happy when you see the picture of current savings account interest rates. Since I started tracking savings account rates history in 2009, the general environment has deteriorated  a lot for savers seeking better return for their money as yields […]

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Link Sallie Mae Savings Account to Upromise Account

I opened a Sallie Mae Savings Account last May. The reasons for getting another account when I already have  a few in the dormant mode were 1) the rate was better than all others and 2) I like the Sallie Mae’s feature that allows me to earn extra return from Upromise, which is also owned […]

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Wisconsin Budget Squabble Brings Pension Liabilities To The Forefront

My home state of Wisconsin has been at the top of the news recently as Democrats and Republicans have hunkered down to wage battle over Gov. Scott Walker’s budget repair bill.  At the heart of the squabble is the insistence on Walker’s part to eliminate most of the collective bargaining rights currently belonging to the […]

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EverBank MarketSafe Diversified Commodities CD

With prices of food (UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s global food price index reached 231 points in January, higher than the previous peak of 213.5 points reached in 2008), precious metals (gold price is around $1,400/ounce and sliver is at 31-year high), and oil (crude oil price is approaching the $100/barrel mark) all on the […]

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There’s Strength (and Savings) in Numbers

As the saying goes, two (or more heads) are often better than one. And fortunately for us, it’s even more true when it comes to saving money. From great discount opportunities to discovering even more ways to save money, surrounding ourselves with friends, family and even virtual acquaintances can really help our bottom line. Saving […]

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FNBO Maximum Rewards Card and Weekend Linkage

Do you know that in addition to bank accounts (Savings Account and Billpay Account), FNBO, First Nation Bank of Omaha, also offers credit cards? One of FNBO’s credit products is the FNBO Maximum Rewards Card which lets you earn rewards points from your everyday purchases. Basically, the card allows you to earn 1 point for […]

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PenFed Travel Rewards American Express Card $200 Bonus Promotion

In addition to the Platinum Cashback Rewards Card and Promise Visa Card that are discussed early, The Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) also issues a  Premium Travel Rewards American Express Card, a travel rewards card with exceptional services and rewards. PenFed Travel Rewards American Express Card Review With the PenFed Premium Rewards Program built in […]

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Delta Airlines SkyMiles No Longer Expire

If you are a Delta Airlines customer and often fly with Delta, you are going to like this news. Delta announced yesterday that starting January 1, 2011, it has permanently removed expiration data from its SkyMiles frequent flyer rewards program, meaning that from now on your SkyMiles will never expires even if you don’t use […]

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