Two Heads are Better than One: Credit Card Consolidation for Couples Explained

When you repeat the vow for richer or poorer at your wedding, you probably do it unthinkingly. Living up to that vow can be harder. Many marriages quickly go into crisis when one partner discovers that the other has vast credit card debt that could take large sums of money out the family income each month, and make everything from finding better jobs to borrowing for a house together much harder. It's important to move forward with sensitivity and compassion. While it isn't nice to keep important Read more [...]

Make Extra Money by Becoming a Freelance Blogger

If you’re looking for a fun and flexible way to earn money on the side, definitely consider freelance blogging. With tens of thousands of blogs online, there will never be a shortage of demand for online content. The cool thing too is that many businesses have caught on blogging as a great way to draw in potential customers, so rates are much higher than before. Even if you do this part-time, you can earn a few thousands dollars a month. Now this might not happen right away, but with practice Read more [...]

Earn Extra Money by Becoming a Pinterest Virtual Assistant

There’s no doubt that if you want to earn some extra money, becoming a VA is one of the best ways to do it. There are so many tasks that bloggers and online business owners need done it’s just a matter of figuring out what you would most enjoy doing. If you want to find a niche that’s got a lot of demand, consider becoming a Pinterest virtual assistant. Pinterest is hot, and anyone who is serious about growing their online presence will want some help to grow their Pinterest account. Read more [...]

A Guide for First Time Bike Insurance Buyers

Just like a car owner, as a bike owner you do have to pay for insurance. Although some of the factors that insurers use to determine your rates are similar to what they consider for cars, there are some subtle differences. Of course, it’s in your best interest to estimate how much you might expect to pay, especially if you’re a first time bike insurance buyer. While you can’t get exact dollar amounts until you actually get some quotes, there are some factors you can think about now. Read more [...]

Healthy Costco Foods – Tips, Tricks and a Shopping List

If you’re anything like me,  you get distracted by the rotisserie chicken, baked goods and the new food items they have in stock every time I happen to go there. It’s so tempting to go from aisle to aisle just to see what you can get. Yes, it’s hard not to pick up that massive cheesecake for a deep discount, but Costco is more than that. There are some pretty die-hard fans out there that rave about healthy Costco foods. You can find a whole range of organic products, as well as ones Read more [...]

Can Payment Be Stopped on a Cashier’s Check?

You’ve finally decided to make that big purchase. It’s an exciting milestone to finally have money for your first down payment for a house or car. Now you’re on your way to get a cashier’s check for the seller. However, something went awry and now you want to cancel it. But can payment be stopped on a cashier’s check? Well, technically no. A cashier’s check is much like giving someone cash. The only way to really get your money back is if the person you gave it to agrees to Read more [...]

Blue Apron Review: Does It Live Up To The Hype?

Companies, like Blue Apron, are capitalizing on the desire to have someone else go shopping and prepare your meals for you. In fact, Blue Apron is serving up more than 5 million meals a month. Would you be willing to join millions of others and pay extra money to have ready-made meals delivered to your doorstep? About Blue Apron If you haven't heard of them already, Blue Apron is one of many companies out there that offers a meal planning and delivery service. Each week, you log on to the website Read more [...]

Paribus Review: Is It Better Than Ebates?

I’m a big fan of saving money on purchases whenever I can. Like most of you, you’re probably using Ebates or a similar app to save a bit of money on regular purchases. Enter Paribus A new app called Paribus also claims to help you save money. If you didn’t know already, a lot of retailers offer price-matching on purchases if you happen to find a lower price within a certain period of time (usually within a week or two). What this app does is help you track your online purchases and if Read more [...]

How to Transfer Money from a Credit Card to a Bank Account

It can totally happen. You have an emergency and it’s more than what you have in your bank account. It could even be for paying for bills every once in a while during times of need. It’s OK to use your credit cards instead of getting a traditional payday or personal loan. If you can, you can use your credit card directly to pay things like loans, other credit cards (like balance transfers) or even mortgages. Yeah, it’s not the best scenario, especially if you can’t make the payments Read more [...]

Costco Chili Review – Is It Worth The Hype?

Costco has become something of a cult-like chain store, mesmerizing millions of customers (and visitors) each year. I’m actually one of them. Yeah, you definitely get some really good discounts, but there’s so much more. And no, I’m not talking about the rotisserie chicken everyone likes to drool over I’m taking about Costco chili. If you pass by the Costco food court on your way out the door, you may have noticed that they now have chili on the menu. They started rolling out this Read more [...]