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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:...




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...