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Best Buy $50 off $100 Coupon, In-Store with Mastercard

(Short version: Best Buy makes attempt to alienate the last few customers that they have left, and succeeds.) … [Read the rest]

Free Pizza: Super Bowl Giveaway at Papa John’s

Visit and if you guess the Super Bowl coin toss correctly, you'll get a unique coupon code for a free large 1-topping pizza redeemable at The thing is, the terms and conditions clearly allow up to 4 four … [Read the rest]

PlasticJungle Promotion: Sell $200 in Gift Cards, Get $20 in Credit

Have some unused or unwanted gift cards left over? Gift card exchange site is having a promotion where if you sell them $200 in gift cards by midnight Friday, you'll get $20 credit towards a future gift card purchase. When you go to … [Read the rest]

The Benefits of Tracking Your Net Worth

The free Personal Financial Planning course on Coursera has begun (there's still time to join), and the first week's topic is "Where are you? Where are you going". One of the activities is calculating your personal net worth. It may seem like a … [Read the rest] Contribute to 529 Plan with Credit Card

LivingSocial is currently offering a $50 Gradsave gift card for $24 (expired). The GradSave College Savings Gift Card can be redeemed for a $50 deposit into any national 529 college savings plan. So if you're already meaning to contribute some … [Read the rest]

The 10 Most Reliable Jobs, Lowest Unemployment Rates

If you're a parent, student, or just someone looking to switch jobs, here's a list of the professions where you'll be least likely to become unemployed. Think of it as a career guide for the risk-averse or those who want the best odds. The WSJ … [Read the rest]

Free Personal Financial Planning Course on Coursera

Online "open" education site Coursera has a free personal financial planning course starting January 14th, 2013. It will run for 7 weeks, requiring 3-6 hours of work per week, and you get (likely worthless) certification of completion at the end. … [Read the rest]

$10,000 P2P LendingClub and Prosper Loan Portfolio Update – January 2013

Here’s the last part of the monthly update for my Beat The Market Experiment, a set of three real-money portfolios started on November 1st, 2012. See also my $10,000 Benchmark and $10,000 Speculative portfolio updates for January 2013. On 11/1/12, … [Read the rest]

$10,000 Beat-the-Benchmark Speculative Portfolio Update – January 2013

Here's another piece of the monthly update for my Beat the Market Experiment, a set of three portfolios started on November 1st, 2012: $10,000 Passive Benchmark Portfolio that would serve as both a performance benchmark and an real-world, … [Read the rest]

Have Both TradeKing and Zecco Accounts? Merge Them Together

If you are a former Zecco brokerage account holder, you should have been migrated over to TradeKing by now as a result of their merger/acquisition. However, I already had a TradeKing account, and now when I log in I can swap between them but they … [Read the rest]

$10,000 Benchmark Portfolio Update – January 2013

Time again for a Beat the Market Experiment monthly update, for the first of three portfolios started on November 1st, 2012: $10,000 Passive Benchmark Portfolio that would serve as both a performance benchmark and an real-world, low-cost … [Read the rest]

Free Credit for Amazon MP3 Downloads

Updated. Here's another $2 in free Amazon MP3 credit up for grabs. Visit this link for the details - you'll need a Facebook account for this one (real or spam account, you decide). It should increase your gift card balance for music purchases … [Read the rest]

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