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Ten for Tuesday, January 22, 2012

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

1. Interesting thoughts on “7 habits of extremely frugal people” One disagreement – I don’t think making your own bread is really “free.” There are costs involved in all of these (even if it is only time costs). Some of those costs are worth it when you are trying to save money, but some may […]

Get 2% Deposited Into Your Schwab Investment Account

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

I don’t usually write much about credit cards here but this is something kind of interesting. Charles Schwab is offering an unlimited 2% cash back on their Invest First Visa Credit Card*. The 2% reward gets deposited directly into your Schwab One brokerage account. If you can charge most of what you spend on a […]

Discover Card’s Idea of “Hurricane Relief”

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

I just received this email from Discover Card: Subject: Hurricane Relief Information I’m very sorry to hear about the recent disaster that affected your community. Please know that Discover Card is here to help you through this difficult time. We can assist you with locating ATMs, issue emergency PINs to access cash, and provide additional/replacement […]

My Brother’s Nasty Bank of America Experience

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Make a couple of late payments and Bank of America will jack your interest rate up to 29.99%! My brother just sent this to me: I handle pretty much all my financial business online. I don’t get paper statements for many accounts at all. I wanted to know what my Interest Rate was on my […]

Question of the Day: Rewards Cards

Monday, June 9th, 2008

I was just reading Jennifer Oppenshaw’s piece on gas rewards cards and it brought this question of the day to mind: Do you use a rewards credit card? If so, which one(s)? I don’t use a rewards card because it seems like it would be too much of a hassle. I like the simplicity of […]