10 Hilarious Things People STILL Pay For

Sometimes you just have to laugh; a big ol’, belly-aching, let the good times roll, kind of laugh. You know why? Because… People buy the darndest things. There’s really nothing more to say. All that’s left to do is laugh. So enjoy my top 10 hilarious things people STILL pay for. 1. DVDS and DVD

People Pleasing Will Make You Poor

How many times have you gone and spent money that you didn’t have just to avoid conflict or that awkward conversation that would have forced you to admit that you just can’t afford it? How many times have you said “okay, I’ll do it” or “just this one last time” or any other phrase that

Discover Bank Online Savings Account Review

I’ve opened an online savings account with American Express in the past, but they have lowered their rates a couple of times. I decided to begin looking around to see what else was available and found the Discover Bank Online Savings Account. After some reading, I decided that Discover Bank is probably the best current

The Importance of Sacrifice

Nausea swept over me. I needed to sit down. With just a few months left in college, I still had my head stuck in the sand about the student loan debt that I had acquired that would be due upon my graduation. But, when the letter came in the mail with its warning of the

Honestly, You’re Far Too Generous

There have been multiple times in the last year that I have observed a phenomenon that I can no longer ignore. For far too long, I’ve watched the guise of generosity do more harm than good, and it’s time to talk about it. In a recent occasion, I witnessed (first hand) an event that involved

American Express Serve Guide: Prepaid Card for Travel Rewards

I’ve written before about utilizing Amazon Payments to meet minimum spend requirements for travel hacking. Today I’ll talk about a similar option with the American Express Serve card. Serve is a prepaid card that acts like a debit card. You load money onto the Serve account from various sources (bank account, debit, or credit card),

Award Wallet Review: Manage Your Travel Rewards

Today we are back talking about travel hacking and how you can see the world for pennies on the dollar. Before reading my guide on Award Wallet, make sure to read my previous post on creating rewards accounts before signing up for credit cards. Those accounts are necessary to use Award Wallet. Award Wallet is

Grab These Two Books ASAP (They’re on Sale)

This post is a just a simple heads up. On Amazon.com there are two books that just went on a huge sale today ($2.99 each on kindle) that I highly recommend. I have both of them and they are outstanding. I need to do a book review post on each, or perhaps one you readers should

11 Thoughts on Building Trust

I’ve been reading The Trusted Advisor Fieldbook, by Green and Howe. I’d recommend it to anyone, even though it is spun towards financial advisors. In reality, most of the financial service jobs are based on selling (either products or expertise), which is based on trust. I’d take it one step further and argue that most decent jobs

Discover It Card Review – 5% More Cash Back

The Discover It credit card is a cash back credit card issued by Discover Financial, and is one of the top cash back credit cards available today. We have used this card for over a year now and have been more than pleased, therefore I wanted to write a Discover It Card review. Related: If you’re looking for