Posts filed under ‘Credit Cards’

6 Money Matters to Stop Worrying About

I’m not a huge fan of Suze Orman. In fact, not much of one if I’m being honest. But, her latest feature in O at Home was one of the few Orman tidbits I can’t argue with. Simply put, it’s the soundest advice I’ve heard from her in a long time. Here’s how the article starts: (more…)

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June 30, 2008 at 10:43 am Leave a comment

Have you been ICHed?

I came across an article on KETV 7’s (Omaha) website this morning about a mysterious charge appearing on people’s bank statements. According to the article, a company, listed as Ich Services, is charging folks just under $10 each month. The featured couple had no idea who this company was let alone what the services were for. They eventually had to get a new account number and canceled the older one to prevent further charges. (more…)

March 11, 2008 at 9:26 am 1 comment

The ‘coming’ credit card crunch would be a good thing

After reading the latest article on SmartMoney.com about the looming crunch in the credit card industry, I am more convinced that it wouldn’t be such a bad thing. In all honesty, I welcome it. (more…)

January 7, 2008 at 10:55 am 1 comment

Shocked by credit card fees? Give me a break!

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of reading article after article from news sources griping about how credit card rates and fees are hurting the American consumer. In the word’s of John Stossel, give me a break! (more…)

August 1, 2007 at 3:26 pm 7 comments

Retail stores not so retail anymore

When I was younger, getting a job at a local retail store meant you’d be selling whatever that particular store offered: clothing, shoes, electronics, etc. That’s not the case anymore. Retail employees are expected to push the true money maker in these stores, and that happens to be plastic. (more…)

July 3, 2007 at 10:07 am 2 comments

529’s and 7 money mistakes to avoid

A couple of articles and features in the July 2007 issue of SmartMoney magazine caught my interest. I thought some of the information would be useful for others so I wanted to share. (more…)

June 8, 2007 at 8:04 pm Leave a comment

Back to the grind and even a plastectomy

Work these days has been, well, hectic. Apart from my 40-hour a week job, which is crazy right now, it seems that everyone I know wants me to work on a project for them. In my line of work, when it rains, it definitely pours.
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January 11, 2007 at 3:02 pm 1 comment

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