Which SUV, Minivan, or Crossover Is The Most Space-Efficient?

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In the October 2014 issue of Car and Driver magazine, they have an article "Space Exploration" comparing the space-efficiency of "hatchbacked" vehicles - hatchbacks, wagons, crossovers, SUVs, vans. Their definition of space efficiency was carrying … [Read the rest]

Comparing Three Major Levers You Can Pull On Your Retirement Portfolio

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One of the most popular posts on the Vanguard blog is My one piece of investing advice by Andy Clarke. Let's start with the following baseline scenario: Investor begins working at 25, but starts saving at age 35. 12% savings rate Moderate … [Read the rest]

Coupon Code: $10 off $100 at Costco.com

You can get a one-time use coupon code for $10 off a $100+ purchase at Costco.com if you visit SavingsTooBig.com and share the deal. I'd say the easiest option is Twitter as I didn't even have to actually post the tweet to get the code (although I … [Read the rest]

Chase Ink Plus Business Card Review: $500 Cash, $625 Travel, or 50,000 Rewards Points Bonus

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Chase has a new small biz credit card, called the Ink Plus® Business Card. It turns out to be very similar to the Chase Ink Bold Business card (full review), but with the important difference that the Ink Plus is a credit card where you can carry a b … [Read the rest]

Amazon Promo: Buy $50 of Household Essentials, Get $15 Gift Card

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Amazon is running a promotion where if you buy $50 of select Household & Beauty Essentials, you will get a $15 Amazon.com gift card (add it to your cart and it'll show as free upon checkout). Eligible items include Bounty paper towels, Charmin … [Read the rest]

Infographic Map: Cell Phone Taxes By State

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The nonpartisan Tax Foundation has released a new report on Wireless Taxation in the United States 2014. The average US wireless consumer pays 17% in combined federal, state, and local taxes and fees. Folks in Chicago, Baltimore, Omaha, and New … [Read the rest]

Truvia Natural Sweetener Class Action Settlement

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Cargill has settled a lawsuit alleging their Truvia Natural sweeteners were not so “natural” because they contained ingredients that were highly processed and/or derived from genetically modified organisms (“GMOs”) and that the descriptions of the pro … [Read the rest]

Citi® Double Cash Card Review: Earn 1% When You Buy + 1% As You Pay

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Update: Certain existing Citi cards are now eligible for conversion to this new card. Details below*. Citi has just launched an all-new cash back credit card and it is actually quite compelling. With the Citi® Double Cash Card, as the name suggests … [Read the rest]

More Research on Buying Experiences vs. Things

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You've probably heard the advice that you should buy experiences and not things. (Except maybe when things help you experience.) This Atlantic article explores new findings from behavioral research about the differences between experiences and … [Read the rest]

Investment Robo-Advisor Comparison Chart

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Automated portfolio management is the new hotness. In the coming years, I see a continued expansion of players followed by a lot of mergers and acquisitions. ETF.com analyst Elisabeth Kashner has finished her series on robo-advisors with a final … [Read the rest]

Baby Gear Reviews: Diaper Pails (Part 4)

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Here is Part 4 of my series on baby gear, organized in the order of Amazon’s Baby Registry. The entire multi-part series can be found with the Baby Gear tag here. This time I'll talk about our experiences with diaper pails. Gotta put the poop s … [Read the rest]

Red Bull Class Action Settlement

Red Bull has settled a lawsuit alleging that their marketing and labeling misrepresents both the functionality and safety of Red Bull beverages. The Settlement Class includes all persons who made at least one purchase of Red Bull products in the … [Read the rest]