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19 Mar/12

Who In Their Right Mind Would Want A Cashless Society?

Who In Their Right Mind Would Want A Cashless Society?

I pay with cash wherever I go. Heck, I would pay in cash online if there was a possibility for it. Doing so has a number of reasons, from privacy over reduced direct or indirect fees to avoiding overspending. It also seems to be a lot faster than paying by card, at least in my country where you often either have to type in your security code or sign a receipt before the money exchanges hands. Nothing’s worse than having to stand in line for someone who is buying a pack of bubblegum...

22 Set/10

Skip Incorporating as a Freelancer Unless Your Accountant Tells You To [Freelancing]

Skip Incorporating as a Freelancer Unless Your Accountant Tells You To [Freelancing]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Freelancing itself is a bold venture, and to many, the idea of creating your own legal entity around it feels both proper and very cool. One experienced self-employed contractor suggests skipping the expensive process, however, unless you’ve got a specific business case. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere...

17 Ago/10

FutureAdvisor Maps Your Investment Portfolio [Money]

FutureAdvisor Maps Your Investment Portfolio [Money]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Beta webapp FutureAdvisor is a free service to help you track your retirement portfolio in a consolidated, easy to use location. While similar money management tool Mint tracks your spending, FutureAdvisor solely aggregates and manages your nest-egg. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link:...


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17 Nov/09

Would (or Do You) You Pay for Online Content? [Reader Poll]

Would (or Do You) You Pay for Online Content? [Reader Poll]

According to a survey conducted by market research company Forrester, 80 percent of U.S. consumers won’t pony up if the web sites they currently read for free decided to go behind a pay wall. Would you? While Lifehacker has no designs of putting up any sort of pay wall, news sites and various other sites around the web are struggling to keep their businesses afloat, and the pay wall is a common attempt at a solution. So we’re wondering: Would You Pay for Online Content?(polls) You...

4 Set/09

Use Negotiation to Save on Dental Care [Saving Money]

Use Negotiation to Save on Dental Care [Saving Money]

Even with health coverage, dental procedures almost always carry a big sticker shock for the patient. The New York Times suggests a few ways to lower or space out the costs of dental care for insured and uninsured alike. Photo by termie. Along with seeking out dental school and community clinics, which can often perform professionally supervised procedures at a fraction of private care costs, the Times recommends spacing out any procedure that would put a wallop on your wallet all at once: Working...

26 Ago/09

Maintain a Good Credit Score with the 20-Percent Rule [Money]

Maintain a Good Credit Score with the 20-Percent Rule [Money]

Getting and keeping a good credit score is important in renting an apartment, buying a home, and most other finance-based ventures. CNN Money offers their best tips on how to maintain a FICO score, including the 20-percent rule. Photo by Andres Rueda. The article explains that how much you owe versus how much credit has been extended to you is the second most important factor in determining your score. By way of example, the author writes that if you’ve charged $5,000 on credit cards...

25 Ago/09

Save Cash with Web-Based Money Managers

Save Cash with Web-Based Money Managers

My latest story for Macworld tackles one of the more interesting types of new web applications: it’s called Save money with Web-based money managers. Online banking is one thing, but third-party financial aggregators like Mint and Wesabe really push the limits of consumers’ willingness to take security risks for the conveniences of email notifications and simple budgeting capabilities. My research for this article is what inspired my post about why I stopped being paranoid...

7 Ago/09

Why I Stopped Being Paranoid and Started Using Mint

Why I Stopped Being Paranoid and Started Using Mint

The idea of giving anyone my online banking usernames and passwords sends shivers up my spine. But my finances are more irregular than ever right now, so I’ve got to keep a close eye on them. For the last seven years, every month I dutifully fired up Microsoft Money (then later, Intuit’s Quicken) on my computer to balance my accounts. Now that I’m freelancing, it’s either feast or famine in my checking account, and that makes me want to jump off the roof instead...

14 Lug/09

Learn the Hidden Benefits of Credit Cards [Credit Cards]

Learn the Hidden Benefits of Credit Cards [Credit Cards]

Extended care warranties, car rental insurance, trip cancellation protection—you know they’re just margin boosters for companies, but you can’t shake that vulnerable feeling. Personal finance author Ramit Sethi says you need only look in your wallet. Photo by TheTruthAbout. Sethi, author of the I Will Teach You To Be Rich blog, and book of the same name, notes that most credit cards extend purchase warranties to one year automatically, on top of the 30- or 90-day standards...

13 Lug/09

Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck [Finances]

Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck [Finances]

Every financial life has a rough patch here and there and sometimes temporarily stretching things from paycheck to paycheck is unavoidable. Avoid making living paycheck to paycheck your way of life with these tips. Photo by dslrninja. Living pay check to pay check is a dangerous game to play and short of a sudden financial catastrophe that completely wipes you out, you should avoid such an arrangement at all costs. Over at The Simple Dollar they’ve put together a guide to weaning...

8 Lug/09

Set Up "Push" Gmail on Your iPhone [Hack Attack]

Set Up "Push" Gmail on Your iPhone [Hack Attack]

Despite iPhone 3.0‘s push notifications and previously mentioned Google Sync‘s contacts and calendars syncing chops, push Gmail still hasn’t come to the iPhone. But with the Prowl iPhone application, you can now push Gmail notifications—and then some—to your iPhone. What Prowl Does The $3 Prowl iPhone application [iTunes App Store Link] works in conjunction with Growl, the universal notification application for Macs, to push desktop notifications to your iPhone....

24 Giu/09

The Credit Scores You Don’t Get to See [Credit Report]

The Credit Scores You Don’t Get to See [Credit Report]

You have a right to see your credit score once a year, but that’s not the only credit knowledge lenders and sellers base their decisions on. MSN Money runs down eight “secret scores” that the credit world keeps on you. Photo by TrinityCreditServices. These non-FICO scores don’t factor into that seemingly all-important trio of credit bureau numbers, but they do affect how credit issuers and contracts will be negotiated. Besides looking at credit histories to determine...

13 Mag/09

Use a Sub-Savings Account for Unexpected Expenses [Money Tip]

Use a Sub-Savings Account for Unexpected Expenses [Money Tip]

It would be nice if we were always prepared for flat tires, traffic tickets, laptop coffee-spills, emergency flights, and other unexpected expenses. But we’re not—even though they consistently happen, month after month. Photo by Adam Tinworth. “The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind, the kind that blindside you at 4 pm on some idle Tuesday.” — Mary Schmich Ironically, the expenses themselves may be unexpected,...

15 Apr/09

How’d You Fare this Tax Year? [Taxes]

How’d You Fare this Tax Year? [Taxes]

We did our best to provide you with some worthwhile tips for squeezing every last dollar from your income tax return (as well as a group of non-tax professionals can be expected to, at least), but that doesn’t mean you necessarily came out ahead. Now that your return (and for the unlucky, your check) is in the mail, let’s hear how you fared this tax season—and what you’ll be doing differently next year—in the comments. Photo by Paul Keleher . (more…) Technorati...

15 Apr/09

Tax Day Roundup: Filing Tips and Free Food [Tax Time]

Tax Day Roundup: Filing Tips and Free Food [Tax Time]

Your post office is open really late, your co-workers are more stressed than normal—it must be Tax Day. Make the most of your drop-dead filing deadline with tips for procrastinating filers, food freebies and discounts. Last Minute Prep Tips Need an extension?: If you know roughly how much you’ll owe but just can’t get through all the paperwork, fill out Form 4868 (direct PDF link) and send it in with 90 percent of your estimated amount due to avoid penalties and fees....

15 Apr/09

The Pros and Cons of Credit, Debit, and Charge Cards [UltraNewb]

The Pros and Cons of Credit, Debit, and Charge Cards [UltraNewb]

In a world where out-of-hand credit led to serious debt on both Wall Street and Main Street (here you thought those cliches had been put to rest), it’s time for a little personal finance 101. Photo by Andres Rueda . The Simple Dollar personal finance weblog takes a beginner’s look at the pros and cons of three kinds of plastic: Charge cards, debit cards , and credit cards —explaining the differences between each, including the advantages and disadvantages of each payment...

14 Apr/09

Gadget and Gear Deals of the Day [Dealhacker]

Gadget and Gear Deals of the Day [Dealhacker]

Gather around boys and girls, it’s time for the deals of the day. We’ve got hard drives, computers, and 150 kid’s songs for 99 cents. Geek Gear! Western Digital 750GB Caviar Black SATA HD + Locking SATA Cable for $79.99 (Regular Price: $89.99) [ via ] P3 Kill A Watt Electricity Load Meter and Monitor for $19.99 + Free Shipping (Regular Price: $24.99 / Use Code: EMCLRMR29 ) [ via ] Dell Inspiron 530s Desktop with Dual Core Processor for $299 + Free Shipping (Regular Price:...

13 Apr/09

Download 773 Free MP3s from Amazon [Dealhacker]

Download 773 Free MP3s from Amazon [Dealhacker]

Love a little unquestionably legit, free music? Then head on over to Amazon’s Free MP3 downloads section to choose from among 773 totally free songs. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably assuming it’s a bunch of, um, crap, but there’s actually a lot of really good (and often relatively new) music available here, so take advantage. [ Amazon Free MP3s via CNET ] (more…) Technorati Tags: downloads, health, howto, in brief, Internet, money,...

13 Apr/09

Set up a Ways and Means Fund to Prepare for More Than Emergencies [Money]

Set up a Ways and Means Fund to Prepare for More Than Emergencies [Money]

Many people have an underfunded or nonexistent emergency fund. Restructure your thinking about emergency funds with the following tips about the importance of savings and the proper mindset to be in. At the financial blog Get Rich Slowly Gail Vaz-Oxlade, a financial writer and host of the show ‘Til Debt Do Us Part, has quite a few things to say about emergency funds and the sad state many people find their accounts in. Among them, a topic we recently discussed here , focusing on...

14 Gen/09

Google Maps Adds Transit Layer for Public Transportation [Google Maps]

Google Maps Adds Transit Layer for Public Transportation [Google Maps]

Google adds transit layers to Google Maps today, helping the money-saving commuter crowd find their way around a handful of supported cities across the globe. To begin with, the transit view is only available to 59 cities, including: Belo Horizonte, Berlin, Bordeaux, Brasilia, Cairo, Capetown, Caracas, Chicago, Copenhagen, Dallas, Dortmund, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Ekaterinburg, Essen, Frankfurt, Genoa, Guadalajara, Hamburg, Helsinki, Johannesburg, Kazan, Köln, Lille, Lisbon, London,...