I’m always on the lookout for collectibles in plain sight and paper money offers that level of fun because gems can be hiding in plain sight. See some of the different types of paper currency that are sometimes worth slightly more than face value.
Emergencies suck. I lost my first car, an Acura Integra, in an accident while making a dedicated left turn. A red Dodge Durango blew through her red light and totaled my little silver Integra. Front quarter panel and passenger door were smashed in, the wheel was bent, the axle was bent, both air bags deployed, […]
When I graduated college, I had about $25,000 in student loan debt. The vast majority were low-interest Stafford Loans but I had a higher interest Perkins Loan. I knew that the fastest way to pay down my loans was to tackle the highest interest rates first and then moving towards the lower interest ones. It’s […]
At one point, I once had over a dozen checking accounts. I was doing reviews for my previous personal finance blog and since opening a checking account didn’t hurt anything, I kept opening them and reviewing them. After a few years, I had a dozen checking accounts. I’d have ten bucks here, twenty bucks there, […]