Personal Capital Review 2017: Automatically Track Net Worth and Portfolio Asset Allocation

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Personal Capital is free financial website and app that links all of your accounts to track your spending, investments, and net worth. You provide your login information, and they pull in the information for you automatically so you don't have to … [Read the rest]

Barclaycard Ring MasterCard Review: 0% Intro APR For 15 Months + No Balance Transfer Fee

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Here's a new offer for those looking to pay down debt and lower their interest rates. The Barclaycard Ring™ Mastercard® has been updated with 0% introductory APR for the first 15 months on purchases and 0% introductory APR for 15 months on balance … [Read the rest]

Most Individual Stocks Don’t Outperform Cash?

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A new academic paper was recently published with a confusing yet provocative title: Do Stocks Outperform Treasury Bills?. Of course they do... right? An excerpt from the abstract: Most common stocks do not outperform Treasury Bills. Fifty … [Read the rest]

HBO Documentary: Becoming Warren Buffett

HBO has a new documentary film called Becoming Warren Buffett that includes a more personal look at his life, including "never-before-released home videos, family photographs, archival footage and interviews with family and friends." I just watched … [Read the rest]

RingPlus: Free Cellular Phone Service Ending 2/11

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February 2017 Update. Well, looks like the party is officially over. As predicted, it ended quickly and messily. Ringplus sued Sprint. Sprint announced they were kicking R+ off the Sprint network on February 11th. Both announced that R+ … [Read the rest]

Becoming an Amazon #1 Bestselling Author for Under $5

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Brent Underwood is a partner at a marketing company and was tired of shady competitors basically offering the tag of "Bestselling Author" for anywhere between $1,000 and $3,000. So he decided to tell everyone how they can do it themselves for 5 … [Read the rest]

H&R Block Lowest Price Ever on Amazon: Deluxe Fed + State $18.99, Premium $26.99 (2/6 Only)

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Deal has expired. I recently posted a deal on H&R Block Deluxe Federal + State for $21, noting that last year's all-time low was during a brief $19 sale on Amazon. Well, right now Amazon is having an H&R Block "Deal of the Day" sale. These … [Read the rest]

Vanguard ETF and Mutual Fund Expense Ratio Changes (Updated January 2017)

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Updated. Vanguard recently re-calculated the expense ratios for ETF and mutual fund shares classes with an September 2016 fiscal year-end. The effective change dates were 1/26 or 1/27/2017. Here are some notable changes: Vanguard Wellesley … [Read the rest]

Santander Bank New Checking Account $225 Bonus

Santander Bank has a new promotion offer a $225 cash bonus for new deposit customers that satisfy the following conditions: Open an eligible new checking account by 3/31/17 with the promo code WINTER225. You must not have or have had a … [Read the rest]

Bank of America Free Museum Tickets 2017 Dates

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Bank of America is running their Museums on Us program again for 2017, which offers cardholders free admissions to 150 museums, science centers, and botanical gardens nationwide on the first full weekend of every month (Saturday and Sunday). Simply … [Read the rest]

Ebates Brick & Mortar In-Store Cash Back Program

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You probably know about online shopping portals that offer cash back or airline miles if you buy stuff through them. Some people even manage to earn miles by ordering things online and then picking it up in-person (to save any shipping charges). … [Read the rest]

Betterment Now Offers Human Advice + Flat Fee Structure

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The robo-advisor evolution continues. Betterment just announced some significant changes that include the option to upgrade to a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and a more simplified flat fee structure. Here are highlights from the new … [Read the rest]