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Vanguard Thoughts: Pros and Cons from a 15-Year Client-Owner

Vanguard has been sucking up assets like a vacuum, with total assets now exceeding $4 trillion. Their hybrid robo-advisor Vanguard Personal Advisor Services has over $65 billion in assets under management. Are they unbeatable? People tend to love … [Read the rest]

SlingTV: Buy 2 Months, Get Free Indoor HD OTA Antenna

Sling TV streams live cable channels over the internet, with bundles starting at $20 per month. They have added some new promotions to help you add local HD broadcast channels via an OTA Antenna and a AirTV streaming box which integrates everything … [Read the rest]

Amazon Prime Restaurants: $10 off $20 Minimum Order

Amazon Restaurants is a restaurant delivery service open to Prime members. Enter your ZIP code too see if what restaurants are available in your area. They claim to deliver in an hour in most cases. Alexa skill available. What a world we live … [Read the rest]

Fandango Movie Tickets: Buy 1 Get 1 Free (3D/IMAX) – Sold Out

(Update: Sold out.) Fandango has been offering the equivalent of Buy 1 Get 1 Free movie tickets on weekends when you use Visa Checkout and promo code DEALSTHATCLICK9. Limited quantities, otherwise runs from 9/22 to 9/24/17. Technically, you … [Read the rest]

Local Ethnic Grocery Stores: Why Are Fruits and Veggies So Cheap?

Source: Wikipedia

Most cities have local ethnic food stores that sell produce for a lot less than the big grocery chains. I suppose they are called this because they are often started by immigrants to serve other immigrants (ex. Mexican, Vietnamese, Armenian). But … [Read the rest]

Health Insurance Premiums: Average Annual Cost $19,000 Family, $6,000 Individual

The Wall Street Journal recently published (paywall?) a chart showing how the average cost of employer-provided health coverage for a family has changed from 1999-2017. The total average annual cost was $18,764 for a family and $6,690 for an … [Read the rest]

Robinhood: Free Share of Stock for New Users – Estimated Value

Robinhood is a sleek smartphone app that's a brokerage account with unlimited $0 trades with no minimum balance requirement. They've been around for a few years now and I've been impressed that they've kept up the free trade business model, … [Read the rest]

Bank of America Premium Rewards Card Review – 50,000 Bonus Points

After some sneak peaks and rumors, the Bank of America® Premium Rewards® Credit Card is now officially live. This card is a new addition to Bank of America's rewards card line-up, and the question will be if the added benefits outweigh the $95 … [Read the rest]

University of Berkshire Hathaway: Notes From Annual Shareholders Meeting (Book Review)

If you are a Buffett & Munger follower, you should be intrigued by University of Berkshire Hathaway: 30 Years of Lessons Learned from Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger at the Annual Shareholders Meeting by Daniel Pecaut and Corey Wrenn. Anyone can … [Read the rest]

Free 100 Air Canada Aeroplan Bonus Miles

New offer. Even small amounts of bonus miles can be handy as Air Canada requires activity every 12 months to prevent Aeroplan miles expiration. Give some feedback on a short video at get 100 bonus Aeroplan miles. 100 bonus miles will be … [Read the rest]

Amazon Prints Promotional Code: 50 Free 4×6 Photo Prints + Free Shipping

New code for 50 free prints. Amazon Prints is offering another round of 50 free 4x6 photo prints, with free shipping for Prime members. Use promotional code FREE50PRINTS by September 17, 2017 11:59pm PT. This current code should work again even … [Read the rest]

Surprise! A Few Reasons for Hope and Optimism

The amount of negative information that surrounds us can sometimes feel overwhelming. To be sure, there is plenty to be concerned about. However, here are some reasons to be hopeful. You probably won't find them on the front page of any major … [Read the rest]