Best Bank is a new bank that has partnered with Kroger and other grocery stores. They are currently offering many free services that USED to be free at other banks. In addition to good banking practices, they have joined forces with the supermarket to offer customers cash back on groceries purchased at Kroger, as well as at other participating stores.
There are good reasons to have separate finances and there are also good reasons to have joint finances. Here are some of the benefits of having separate finances, compared to the benefits of combining finances when you’re married.
Because we have high-speed DSL through our home phone line, I have been ignoring the high amount we have been paying on our home phone. However, even with DSL, $120 a month is just too much to pay for a home phone when your household already has 4 cell phones. Here’s what I did…
if you just can’t afford all of your expenses, the best thing you can do for yourself is to let something go — which can mean downsizing your home, moving into an apartment, or giving up a car. The result of letting go is a better relationship between your debts and your income. You’ll find a comfort zone that you can live with — day in and day out.
The state of Georgia is facing serious financial problems. Georgia educators plan to fix this by adding financial literacy and financial planning to the state’s high school curriculum. This means they’ll have to remove 20% of social studies lessons to make room for the new finance and economics classes. Is is the right thing to do?
Tax rebate checks — also known as Economic Stimulus Payments — will be sent out in May of 2008 to 130 million families. Their purpose is to stimulate the economy. I can’t help but think they’ll simply be used to pay of debts. How does that stimulate the economy?
Home phone service is one way to cut costs. As cell phones have increasingly become the main method of communication, home phone service has gone out of date. While the reliability of home phone service is greater than that of a cell phone, depending on your situation, a cell phone will usually suffice. In this article I’ve listed the factors to consider when deciding whether or not to keep your home phone service.