Gen Mobile Review – Affordable Cell Phone Provider

One of the pleasures of managing a personal finance site is learning about new products / services that help people save money – and then getting to share them with you! So when we heard about Gen Mobile – we knew we’d like to learn more about them and give them a test run. Their …

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Multiply Study Review – A Helpful Course on Investing

When it comes to online courses on personal finances out there, they certainly run the gamut. Many of them stress different methods and angles of managing your money – but very few (I’ve found) teach specifically about investing. This is why we were excited to review the Multiply course offered by Sound Mind Investing (SMI). …

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4th Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year Contest

We are pleased to announce our 4th Annual Thrifty Guy of the Year contest to recognize that special thrifty guy in your life or someone you know who exemplifies thriftiness in all aspects of their life. A little bit about the contest that starts today (8/13) and ends on August 23, 2019 (at midnight). Please submit …

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Are You Following the Most Generous Man on Twitter?

$100, $1,000, $10,000 and a Tesla are just some of the things Bill Pulte is giving away on Twitter. The catch? You need to be following him and retweet his giveaway message. #TwitterPhilanthropy The generosity has given rise to a new Twitter hashtag for Pulte’s direct philanthropy: #TwitterPhilanthropy. It’s purpose is to provide for those …

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Breeze Insurance Review – Do I Need Disability Insurance?

Disability insurance isn’t the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning. Or hardly ever. But like all things insurance-related, you’re only happy you’ve discussed it, thought about it and purchased it once you need the benefits. And since we were recently approached by our friends at Breeze (an online disability …

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How Does the Equifax Settlement Affect Me?

Unless you’ve been living off-grid like our friend, Lamar, you probably are already aware of the Equifax data breach that transpired in 2017, affecting over 145 million accounts. Hackers infiltrated their systems and had access to personal data which included full names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver license numbers. Fast forward to today, and …

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Check, Please!

Keeping more dollars in your pocket can be boiled down to following the wise adage of the great philosopher Ice Cube. “Check yourself, before you wreck yourself,” he wisely quipped (maybe in a slightly different vernacular). Although he wasn’t giving a seminar on money management at the time, I’ve found the word ‘check’ to be …

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How to Grow Pounds of Food in a Tiny Garden

Gardening in constricted spaces like apartment balconies and small yards can prove to be a futile exercise if you want maximum from your crops. Not many people know that small space gardening can actually yield a whole lot of produce if you plant the right crop, handle them well and take proper care. You can …

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