Well, it's just 2 days after announcing that I opened a Bank of America Money Market Savings Account, and whining about how they almost instantly dropped the rate on me from 5.3% to 4.65% APY. I figured I'd just keep my money in my HSBC Direct … [Read more...] about HSBC Direct lowers rate! Duh duh duh!
I've been doing my banking with Bank of America for the last 5 years, and I'm very pleased with their online billpay features. I do find their interface a bit cluttered, and they bury information such as APR/APY, where other sites have it up front … [Read more...] about Opened a Bank of America Money Market Savings Account
I couldn't fall asleep Friday night, so I decided to look at our budget a little more closely. I had postponed the final payment for our credit card debt until early October because we have some other bills this month. However, I realized that I had … [Read more...] about Guess what…We don’t have credit card debt anymore!
I've been wanting a chance to speak about finances with my cousins "Conner" and "Emily", and I finally got the chance this past weekend. While wandering around State College, PA, I asked both my 13- and 17-year-old cousins if they knew what a credit … [Read more...] about Talking money with my teenage cousins
Two big things happening this month: 1. Wednesday is my first day of graduate school. Stacie will be packing my lunch and seeing me off to the yellow bus. I'm sure she'll be crying cause her little boy is all grown up. Oh, wait, I can drive myself … [Read more...] about Back to School and 1 Month Left of Credit Card Debt
Marching on with our Examine Your Motives Series, it's now time to discuss Buying a Home. How appropriate in this current era of falling house prices and rising fear of recessions? I'll try to make this a timeless article by ignoring the current … [Read more...] about Examine Your Motives Series: Buying a Home