Five Ways Freelancers Stay On Top of Their Game


Tweet For many people, working from home is merely a dream.  First of all, their employers wouldn’t allow it and besides, even if they did, many people aren’t organized enough to get anything done without constant supervision. A lifestyle filled with traffic jams, claustrophobic cubicles, and day old bagels suits them just fine and they may not even […]

Tradeking Launches New iPhone and iPod Touch Apps

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Tweet Tradeking Brings Real-time Trading to Your iPhone or iPod Following the success with the BlackBerry trading app, Tradeking recently announced the launch of their newest mobile trading app for both the iPhone and the iPod Touch. Don’t worry iPad users, a version for that device is also right around the corner. While other brokerages […]

Are You Saving Too Much for Retirement?

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Tweet As a CRPC and having spent time in the retirement planning industry I have seen a lot of trends emerge. Most notable is the huge disparity between what people have actually saved for retirement versus what they need to have saved. Do you know what the 2013 maximum 401k contribution is?  This is nothing […]

Thred Up Because Kids Outgrow Clothing Fast

Tweet Clothing exchanges are wildly popular right now.  The reason behind this is really quite simple.  Frugal families simply can’t afford to buy new things every time their children hit a growth spurt or grow tired of the toys that they already have.  Rather than shell out money to purchase new clothing and stuffed animals, […]

Scottrade Review


Tweet Scottrade Offers Cheap Stock Trades and Local Branches Choosing an online broker can be a daunting task. There are literally dozens of companies to choose from and fee structures to examine. The on I use is TradeKing, be sure to check out my TradeKing review. Not only that, but choosing the wrong brokerage could […]

Poll: How Do You Do Your Taxes?

Tweet It’s that time of year again and tax forms are starting to trickle in through the mail. Over the coming weeks you’ll be receiving W-2s, 1099s, investment statements, mortgage statements, and a number of other important tax documents. So, whether we like it or not, tax season is upon us. The tax deadline is […]

The Frugal Wedding: How to Get Married On the Cheap

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Tweet No matter how you look at it, getting married costs money.  There are marriage licenses to apply for, invitations to create, a venue to rent, and food to buy.  Even the most frugal couple can end up spending more than they bargained for when it comes to planning their wedding.  There is no need […]

Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express Review


Tweet Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express Is One of the Best Cash Back Credit Cards Out There If you’re a fan of getting cash back on your regular purchases, then here’s a card for you. It’s the Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express and it offers some of the highest cash back rebates in the […]

Should You Repair or Replace Your Old Car?

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Tweet Owning a vehicle costs a lot of money. There’s no way around that. And if you rely on a vehicle to get you to and from work, you really have no choice but to own and then maintain a car that’s reliable. So, as your car begins to age and require frequent maintenance you’re […]

Putting Your Teenage Son or Daughter on Your Auto Insurance Policy

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Tweet There comes a time in every parent’s life where they ask the question, “Does my teenage son or daughter have to be on my auto insurance policy?”  Just the thought of putting an inexperienced driver behind the wheel is enough to send shivers up and down the spine of your average man or woman.  […]