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Another $25 Citibank e-Savings Account Offer Code

Got this in the email. Use this link to open a Citibank e-Savings account (which currently pays 5.00% APY) before December 31, 2006 and get $25 in your account within 90 days. The fine print in the email says: $25 offer is only available for first-time Citibank deposit (checking or savings product) account customers, and […]

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Captial One’s Dirty Trick

Capital One's "What's in your wallet?" commercial already made me sick (that's why I don't have any their no-hassle card), this story on MSN Money about Capital One's dirty trick to collect more fees disgusted me even more. When Brad Kehn received his first credit card from Capital One Financial in 2004, it took him […]

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Identity-Theft Insurance: Why You Don’t Need It

Actually, I never knew such thing as identity-theft insurance till today when I read an article on MarketWatch.com, which named ID theft insurance "Stupid Investment of the Week." Though a little surprised, it isn't that hard to imagine why such products exist: there must be demands. After all, we insure everything deemed valuable: life, health, […]

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Five Ways to Get out of Debt from Kiplinger

Kiplinger yesterday has an article which offers five simple ways to reduce debt. What’s new in the article is that the author categorized student loan as “good debt” because the money you borrowed was used for a good endeavor: getting a higher education and a good-pay job, which eventually will help you build your personal […]

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Are You Living in a Healthy State? Find out Here

United Health Foundation released its 2006 edition of America's Health Rankings, a state-by-state ranking combines "the result of our personal behaviors, the environment of the community in which we live, the clinical care we receive and the policies and practices of our health care and prevention systems".  According to United Health Foundation, the purpose of […]

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myPlan, Fidelity’s Retirement Calculator, Said We Need $6 Million for Retirement

Fidelity’s myPlan is a simple retirement calculator which estimates the retirement assets based on your current age, annual income, and monthly saving rate. There are five simple questions to begin the asset projection: How old are you? How much do you make per year? How much do you save so far, including everything you saved […]

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Fidelity UNIQUE College Investing Plan Review

Before I applied for the then Fidelity 529 College Rewards MasterCard (now Fidelity 529 College Rewards American Express Card) back in March, I opened a 529 plan with Fidelity in order to invest the 2% rewards I could earn from the card. The plan I chose was Fidelity UNIQUE 2024 plan (which is also Fidelity’s […]

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ING Direct Electric Orange Review — The Paperless Checking Account

If it wasn’t the rate increase announcement from ING yesterday, I probably won’t check my INGDirect account any time soon as ING is no longer my primary savings account and I only have about $500 with them now. However, when I logged in last night, I noticed something new: the ING Direct Electric Orange Checking […]

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