Posts Tagged ‘interest rate’

5 Ways Being Stupid Will Cost You

Posted on May 27th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

People are pretty stupid. You have to admit it, the human race as a whole is not something to be proud of. Sure we have the philosophers and greats throughout history but they are few and far between. Here are five ways being stupid can cost you money. Speeding. This should be pretty obvious but […]

SmartyPig Review: The New Pig On The Financial Block

Posted on September 27th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I’ve mentioned that if you are not getting the most out of your bank, you are certainly better off looking for an alternative. With the invention of online banking, the standard of service for banks has been bumped up even higher. Here’s a bank that is doing some of the bumping: SmartyPig SmartyPig is a […]

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Surprise! Your Bank Closed! – My Experience With The FDIC

Posted on August 23rd, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I am all for learning from new experiences. I seek out new things to get my hands dirty with all the time, but this weekend, I was able to experience one of those things that no one seeks out or ever wants to – bank closure. Late Friday night while I was thinking about investing […]

Your Guide to Income Based Repayment

Posted on April 7th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

Over the past few weeks I’ve hinted at the fact that I am unofficially a college graduate. The ceremony isn’t till next month, then I will be an official graduate. So today I wanted to discuss something that goes hand in hand with college, student loans. Student loans are a double edge sword and not […]

Hitch Me Up to That Bandwagon: Lending Club

Posted on March 3rd, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Today I will give Lending Club a good thorough review. I had signed up actually a few weeks ago but did not take the time to figure the thing out completely and fund a loan. After reading everyone on the web reviewing Lending Club, I thought I would give it a go and finish the […]

ING Direct Decreases Interest Rate Again

Posted on February 20th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

Updated October 4, 2009 with new interest rates. The recession is becoming more and more present every day as lives are changed and financial situations are completely flipped upside down . Those of us still seeking returns for our savings are looking towards the less traditional methods of saving such as online savings accounts. Among […]

The Journey Continues

Posted on February 16th, 2009 by by Jesse Michelsen

So I got my first taste, and it was sweet. I was very happy with myself about the recent Comcast savings and I just had to have more. I know it was only 20$ a month but that just goes to show you that I never, and I mean never, go out of my comfort […]

 
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