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Everbank Review: An Online Money Market That Actually Pays

By on Mar 18, 2014 in Banking, Emergency Fund, Reviews | 1 comment

Since I am tired of getting only .1% on my emergency fund, I decided to open an online money market account with Everbank. Currently they are paying out 1.10% for the first six months and then .86% for the first year. This is light years beyond what I have been getting in a traditional high yield account, so I decided to give it a shot. Here is my review of...

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Mint Review: Track Your Finances Online for Free

By on Dec 14, 2012 in Banking, Budget, Reviews | 11 comments

Do you want to get a handle on your spending? Have you ever thought about tracking your finances? It is amazing how fast money can disappear if we don’t have a plan. There are many different resources out there to help you manage your finances, however, there is one website that I use that has helped us to become debt-free (except the home) and it is

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My First YouTube Appearance Ever. At Least That I Know of…

By on Dec 6, 2012 in Banking | 6 comments

Recently I decided to do a YouTube video to promote Perkstreet Financial, a company that provides a debit card that pays up to 2% cash back for everyday purchases. The reason why I chose to do this video is because I really believe in their product. I figured if I was going to make a video, it should be about something that I thought was worthwhile. So without any...

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Get Cash Back Using a Debit Card

By on Nov 27, 2012 in Banking | 12 comments

Most people don’t realize that they can get cash back by using a debit card. Every day people make purchases with their debit card and never get anything in return. That is about to change. There is a bank called Perkstreet where you can get up to 2% cash back on your purchases. Kim and I have been using it for about two months now and we love it. Here is why:...

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