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Wal-Mart: Generic Prescription Drugs For $4

Wal-mart has a new program that offers certain generic prescription drugs for only $4, with or without insurance. Available in-store only, no mail orders. I don't know much about drugs, but that sounds pretty cheap to me. From their press … [Read the rest]

Updated Online Savings Accounts Comparison Page

As suggested in my survey, I am continuing to freshen up the parts of this site that are getting a bit dated. My old online savings account comparison just wasn't cutting it, as a lot of new competitive accounts have entered the scene recently. I … [Read the rest]

Free Trade Magazine Subscriptions

TradePub is a site with a big list of free subscriptions to trade magazines in various industries, from finance to IT/engineering to healthcare. It's all advertiser-supported, so just pick out what you want. Here are a few financial mags that … [Read the rest]

Free 250 Delta Skymiles For One Question Survey

Free 250 Delta miles for telling them what you like to do while in-flight. Easy-Peasy. I can't wait for free WiFi to hit airplanes. … [Read the rest]

3 Quick Tips For Dealing With Customer Service Reps

Whether trying to get a fee waived, or calling in to check up a signup bonus, here are 3 quick tips for dealing with phone reps: 1) If you can't get to a human within 30 seconds, try finding a better number at GetHuman.com. 2) If you ask nicely … [Read the rest]

MBNA Credit Card Site Goes Bye-Bye

If you have an MBNA credit card, you may have noticed that the credit card site is no more. When you try to log in, it says that your cards should be at BankofAmerica.com. But if you have certain co-branded cards like Fidelity ones, you can only … [Read the rest]

How To Get An Instant Credit Limit Increase With Citibank

There are a variety of reasons to get higher credit card limits, including improving your credit score by using a lower percentage of your available credit, and also the ability to get more free money from credit cards, and thus make more interest. … [Read the rest]

Should I Outsource Myself?

I'm looking at a few online hire-a-freelancer sites, including eLance and Guru.com, and comparing the project descriptions and the winning bids. Most of the bidders are from foreign countries and the prices are amazingly low. Some of the finished … [Read the rest]

Tune Out All That Financial Noise

In geek speak, the term "noise" is any disturbance that interferes with or prevents reception of a signal, like the static on your cell phone. In the financial world, the intended signal is trying to tell us how to best accumulate wealth, and the … [Read the rest]

Survey Reminder

If you haven't filled out my feedback survey yet, doing it now would be simply fantastic. I'm only going to keep it up until the end of Wednesday, so let your voice be heard! … [Read the rest]

Pardon The Dust…

I'm tinkering with my site right now, and I managed to kill my e-mail address :( Update: E-mail was down for parts of Sat/Sun/Mon. If you sent me something during this timeframe, please resend. It is back up now. … [Read the rest]

How To Link Scottrade To External Accounts

This is just a follow-up my previous post on Scottrade enabling electronic deposits, but not withdrawals. You can get withdrawals too if you (a) can get $5,000 in total account equity (stock holdings + cash), and (b) use an online bank account that … [Read the rest]