Category: Finances

Data Plan Overages and How to Avoid Them 2

Data Plan Overages and How to Avoid Them

While waiting for my new iPhone 5 to ship, I’ve been pushing the envelope with my current iPhone 3GS and mobile apps. I downloaded the Podcast app to keep up with my favorite shows...

Chase Mobile App 6

Chase Mobile App

This post was brought to you by AXA Insurance Since I was a teenager, I’ve been using traditional credit cards like Mastercard, Discover, and American Express very conservatively and so far this practice has...

iPhone 5 Upgrade Comparison 10

iPhone 5 Upgrade Comparison

Although I work in IT, I was never into my tech gadgets. Strange, I know. I’m the least techy IT guy I know. However, the iPhone 5 helped me figure out why. We all...

Don’t Leave Money (Gift Cards) on the Table 10

Don’t Leave Money (Gift Cards) on the Table

I recently cleaned out my wallet and found a $10 gift card from Outback Steakhouse, one of my favorite Twenty Dollar Dinner restaurants. A few months ago, Outback had a special, buy a $50...

529 College Savings Plan at Fidelity 3

529 College Savings Plan at Fidelity

We all know about 401k and Roth IRA, but since I now have Baby Buck in the mix, I can add 529 in my quest for a golden retirement. Wait Buck, you’re sleep deprived!...

Ten Dollar Dinners 12

Ten Dollar Dinners

Last time we rounded up Twenty Dollar Dinners for you and your significant other. But what if the purse strings are tight this month. Never fear, Ten Dollar Dinners are here! Subway If you’re...

Twenty Dollar Dinners 10

Twenty Dollar Dinners

With the global economy and the stock market up in the air, I’m doing everything I can to watch the wallet. First of all, I’ve been comparing credit cards at Totally Money. We have...

Shake Off Stock Tilt Phil Hellmuth 11

Shake Off Stock Tilt Phil Hellmuth

How’s that stock market volatility treating you? I took a pretty bad beat and I’m here to whine about it. Sorry in advanced. A few months ago, I jumped into a very volatile tech...

Can Cadillac XTS Compete? 8

Can Cadillac XTS Compete?

Last weekend, I was at the Grove and test drove the new Cadillac XTS. More accurately, I was test driven. Is that a word? Normally I would be behind the wheel, but this time...