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Free CFA Investment and Portfolio Management Books

The CFA Institute Research Foundation publishes some short finance ebooks on Amazon Kindle that qualify as continuing education credits for Chartered Financial Analysts (CFAs), a type of investment professional certification. The Finance Buff points … [Read the rest]

Chase MyBonus: Check For Targeted Credit Card Bonuses

If you have any type of Chase rewards credit card, input the details of each card separately into this page at Chase.com/mybonus to see if you are targeted for a limited-time offer (and activate the offer). Currently, you might get 5X points on … [Read the rest]

Online Shopping: Are You Being Tricked By These 15 Dark Patterns?

During these stressful times, many of us are doing a lot more shopping online (unfortunately for local retailers). The competition to get you to spend as much as possible has evolved to take full advantage of all of our psychological weaknesses. … [Read the rest]

Blue Business Plus Card from American Express Review: 2X Points on ALL Purchases Up to $50k/Year

The Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express is a business rewards card that features double Membership Rewards points and no annual fee. Therefore, if you can redeem for more than 1 cent per point of value, this card has the potential … [Read the rest]

American Express Blue Business Cash Card: 2% Cash Back on First $50,000 in Purchases, No Annual Fee

Added new sign-up bonus. The American Express Blue Business Cash Card is a small business rewards card that earns 2% cash back on up to $50,000 of purchases per calendar year (then back down to 1% after that) and no annual fee. This card replaces … [Read the rest]

Lesser-Known Cheap Unlimited Talk & Text ONLY Cell Phone Plans on Every Network – From $8 a Month

Updated 2020. Cell phone bills have gotten to the point that you can now get unlimited talk and unlimited texts for $15 or less on every major network. That's less than my bare landline used to cost. The major networks sell wholesale minutes to … [Read the rest]

Lesser-Known Cheap DATA Cell Phone Plans on Every Network – From $15/Month

Updated 2020. The world of cell phone plans is constantly changing. Every major network sells wholesale minutes to MVNOs (Mobile Network Virtual Operators), which they in turn sell at a significant discount to individuals. You can still save … [Read the rest]

Google Plus Class Action Settlement: Up to $12 Cash Payment

I received an email that Google settled a class action lawsuit claiming that the now-defunct Google+ social media service exposed your personal data in a harmful manner. You can submit a claim here, where you must attest to all of the … [Read the rest]

Chase United Explorer Card Review – 60,000 Miles Offer + Annual Fee Waived First Year

60k limited-time offer. The United Explorer Card is a Chase-issued credit card that offers unique perks on United Airlines including free checked bags and expanded award seat availability for redeeming miles. Right now, the offer is a higher 60,000 … [Read the rest]

Kneading Dough Podcast: Athletes Talk Openly About Money

Another podcast that I discovered late is Kneading Dough, where famous athletes sit down and talk openly about their finances. Created by UNINTERRUPTED (founded by Lebron James and Maverick Carter) and sponsored by Chase, guests over the three … [Read the rest]

SoFi Money $50 + $75 Bank Bonus, $50 Stock Bonus, 10% Cashback Promo

Updated bank bonus details, 10% cash back categories still active. If have you a SoFi Money account, don't miss that they are offering earn 10% cash back on select Grocery: Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Instacart and Subscriptions: Netflix, Disney+, … [Read the rest]

Fidelity Spire Saving App, Fidelity Go Roboadvisor Pricing Changes

Fidelity is gradually moving into the areas previously catered to by startups like Betterment and Wealthfront. Younger customers, more mobile features, lower fees, etc. It was only a matter of time, but now we will have to see which big brokerage … [Read the rest]