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How to “Find” Holiday Money

It’s already the end of November and for many, myself included, that means holiday shopping. From holiday gifts to decorations to food for the family table, all the festivities can really add up. The good news is that even retailers have not been immune to the downslide of the economy and are now working hard […]

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Use Automatic Alerts to Avoid Late Fee and Returned Check Fee

From the first day I had my own bank account, I have always maintained an adequate level of fund in my checking account to cover everyday expenses. Since when money goes out of and comes into the account is very predictable, I don’t have to keep a lot of my money in the checking account […]

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The True Cost of a Coupon

Like many frugal femmes, I love to clip coupons. Every Sunday I relax with a cup of tea, a sharp pair of scissors and the Sunday paper. I flip through all the coupons and clip any I see for products that I regularly use. Recently, I’ve noticed many stores pointing consumers toward the use of […]

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Revolution Money To Be Part of American Express

When I read the news this morning that American Express is paying $300 million to buy Revolution Money, the first thing came into my mind was “What will happen to Revolution Money Exchange once it becomes part of a big business that doesn’t usually offer free services?” I first knew Revolution Money more than two […]

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Why Throw Money Away?

“Are you kidding me?” Those were the exact words I thought when my husband came home and shared with me what he saw his coworker doing. Each week she digs deep into her purse and purges it of all the loose change both in her wallet as well as the coins floating around in the […]

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PerkStreet Checking Account $50 Bonus

This is a new free online checking account offer with $50 new account bonus. PerkStreet Financial is offering a PerkStreet Online Checking Account that allows account owners to earn cash back with their Visa Debit Card. Every time you use the debit card in non-PIN transactions, you can earn 1% cash back. Right now PerkStreet […]

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Prepare Now for Next Year’s Tax Bill

Every year around this time you’ll hear a lot of tax experts tell you about what you need to do before the end of the year in order to manage your projected tax bill. Liquidate your flexible spending accounts. Make charitable contributions. All of these recommendations are wise. But this year’s isn’t the only tax […]

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How to Open an EverBank Savings Account

I have always been on the look out for better savings accounts, which are getting harder and harder to come by these days in such a low interest rate environment.  One of those accounts that had been on my radar for a long time was EverBank High Yield Money Market Account. What makes EverBank stand […]

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