Time Warner Everyday Low Price Internet Review: $14.99 a Month

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In late 2013, Time Warner Cable announced a new tier called Everyday Low Price Internet (ELP) for $14.99 a month + taxes. Speed is 2 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload. The $14.99 a month is not a sale or promotional rate, that is the retail price … [Read the rest]

Comcast Internet Essentials Review: $10/Month High Speed Internet For Low Income Families

Updated with new sign-up promo and debt-forgiveness program. Comcast recently announced that they are continuing their Internet Essentials program that provides high-speed internet service for $9.95 a month + taxes, a subsidized $150 computer, and … [Read the rest]

Book Review: Wide-Eyed Wanderers by Richard and Amanda Ligato

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A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the non-traditional retirement story of Richard and Amanda Ligato, which was highlighted in a Nationwide Insurance commercial. Usually TV commercials are too busy convincing you to buy buy buy, so the idea that … [Read the rest]

Groupon: BJ’s Wholesale Club Membership Discount

Groupon has a deal that gets you a One-Year BJ's Rewards Membership ($100 value) and a $50 BJ's Gift Card for $75. So essentially the membership itself is only $25. New members only (you could get your spouse or partner to sign-up). Valid at all … [Read the rest]

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Out-of-Pocket Cost Subsidies

Please consider this an addendum to my previous post on Early Retirement and The Affordable Care Act. In addition to subsidies on health insurance premiums, the Affordable Car Act (ACA) provides subsidies on out-of-pocket costs to qualifying … [Read the rest]

Early Retirement and The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

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By now, we've all read things about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as Obamacare. One concern is the PPACA's impact on early retirees, or really anyone who wants to buy their own non-employer health insurance? … [Read the rest]

Chase United MileagePlus Explorer Card: 30,000 Bonus Miles Review

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The United MileagePlus® Explorer Card is now offering 30,000 United miles after spending $2,000 in 3 months, plus 5,000 more miles for adding an authorized user and making a purchase on that additional card. Here are the highlights for the card (a … [Read the rest]

Financial Literacy Cartoon for Kids Starring Warren Buffett

Secret Millionaires Club (SMC) is an animated series about a group of kids learning how to make good financial decisions and solve business problems. Episodes are available online for free. Their mentor is none other than Warren Buffett! Here's … [Read the rest]

T-Mobile New Plan: 4 Lines for $100/Month Unlimited Talk, Text, 10 GB of 4G LTE Data

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T-Mobile just announced 7/30 that their Family Plan will offer 4 lines for $100 a month with unlimited talk, unlimited text, and 2.5 GB of 4G LTE data per line. (10 GB total across 4 lines. Unlimited 2.5G data after your LTE data allotment is used … [Read the rest]

Credit Karma Offers Free Full Credit Reports, Updated Weekly

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CreditKarma.com just announced that they will now provide members a full copy of their TransUnion credit report, free of charge and updated once a week if you log in that frequently. You should see a pop-up once you log in, otherwise navigate to My … [Read the rest]

Big List of Free Consumer Reports (2/2): See Your Confidential Housing, Insurance, & Employment Data

Here is the second and final part of my big list of free consumer reports from over 50 different reporting agencies. The first part included your credit, banking, and subprime lending-related information. This part includes your housing, insurance, … [Read the rest]

Rue La La Shopping: Free $25 Credit

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Shopping site Rue La La is offering an increased free $25 credit for new members that are referred by existing members until August 6th they changed it to 8/1. Keep in mind the $25 credit will take anywhere from several hours to a day to show up. … [Read the rest]