From the category archives:


Review – Your Money Ratios

January 5, 2010

I was given a copy of Your Money Ratios by Charles Farrell and asked to provide my thoughts on the book. I would like to first state that I was not asked to provide positive feedback on the book, just my honest opinion of the material and how it was presented. I am also going […]

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Personal Finance Web App Review – BudgetPulse

November 11, 2009

In the past I have harped on GNUCash as an Open Source alternative to desktop applications like Quicken and Microsoft Money.  As opposed to desktop software there is the big online account aggregators like Yodlee and Mint. One of the big concerns with the online account aggregation sites is security. You are entrusting all of […]

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iPhone App Review: Home Inventory

November 4, 2009

Yesterday I wrote about why you need a home inventory and a general overview of what type of information you need to include. My second passion is definitely tech and since Apple’s slogan is “There’s an App for that” I went out to find one to help me get my home inventory in order. Home […]

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Review – Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel

September 28, 2009

About the Book Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel is essentially extreme tips for saving money and losing any semblance you may have of dignity. Phil Villareal provides 100 tips to help you learn how to do things like: Get free meals at restaurants Finagle your way into a cheaper hotel room Save money at the […]

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EverBank Review

July 14, 2009

EverBank® is consistently in the top tiers for rate offerings on online savings accounts. Their static rate has them in the top ten of my rate list, and if you include their promotional rate they are number two for the first year of deposits depending on the balance. The rates used by Everbank are tiered […]

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