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How Honesty Pays You Back

The truth may indeed set you free, but it can help improve you bottom line, too, in very real ways. From honesty with others to ‘fessing up and coming clean with yourself, here are just a few of the specific ways that owning up to the truth will not only leave your conscience clean but […]

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British Airways Visa Card 100,000 Avios Points Promotion

[This is an updated offer from Chase for its British Airways Visa Signature Card. For a limited time you can earn up to 100,000 Bonus Avios Points with the current promotion.] If you travel a lot with British Airways, then the British Airways Visa Signature Card will help you rack up rewards points with the […]

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Discover Student Card $25 Bonus

The first ever credit card I got was a student card that I applied for using those credit card application forms commonly found on college campuses 16 years ago. Since I had never had a credit card before, there wasn’t any credit history of me at all to be based on for the credit decisions. […]

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Hiring a CPA for Our Taxes

For years, I have done our tax returns myself using tax preparation software from Intuite or H&R Block. The reason for not using a CPA for our taxes wasn’t about a few hundred dollars we have saved by filing our taxes ourself, but that with software tools like TurboTax and TaxCut, I felt that we […]

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Easy & Inexpensive Audit Preparedness

Ugh! I just wrapped up a full audit. And, let me tell you, it was awful. It drug on for over 6 months. It costs me literally countless hours spent on hold over the phone. It required a lot of effort on my part to remedy errs, and not my own either. Time and time […]

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ING Kids Savings Account

There’s a long tradition in China during the Lunar New Year celebration that, in addition to eating dumplings and getting new clothes, parents, grandparents, or even relatives give children red envelopes containing a small amount of money. The money is for the whole year since parents usually don’t give kids any extra allowance during the […]

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American Express Blue Cash Preferred Card $150 Bonus

Early last year American Express replaced its Blue Cash card with the new Blue Cash Everyday Card. The Blue Cash Everyday Card offers cardholders rebates for everyday purchases, such as 3% cashback at supermarkets, 2% at gas stations and department stores, and 1% everywhere else.  And just like the old card, the Blue Cash Everyday Card has […]

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Chase United Mileage Plus Explorer Card 40,000 Bonus Miles Promotion

Chase has recently redesigned its United Airlines credit card, replacing the old MileagePlus Card with the new Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Card, an airline credit card that now allow cardholders to earn rewards with either Untied or Contenental.  Contenental and United have recently merged to form a new company called United Contenental, so with this new card, you are […]

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