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MMB Reader Invitation: Citibank Paid Market Research Panel

Citi is trying to learn more about the needs of small business owners and believes that many MyMoneyBlog.com readers might fit their desired profile. They are looking for primary banking decision-makers of small businesses (titles will include but … [Read the rest]

Database for Searching Class Action Settlements

Here's another potentially useful bookmark. MySettlementClaims.com is a database of class action settlements so that you can quickly determine if you're are eligible for a claim. It appears to be run privately by an individual, so I don't know … [Read the rest]

Miles by Discover Card Promotion: Up to 20,000 Bonus Miles

Here's a promo that would work great together with the the ChargeSmart fee waiver for utilities purchases. The Discover® Miles Card has upped their sign-up bonus so that you can get 1,000 Bonus miles every month you make a purchase for the first year … [Read the rest]

Groupon Class Action Settlement: Use Your Expired Groupons

Update: There is now an official website at grouponvouchersettlement.com. The court hasn't approved an official settlement breakdown yet, the claim form is available to submit by e-mail. What, Groupon already has a class action settlement? … [Read the rest]

Pay Your Mortgage With a Credit Card Via ChargeSmart

ChargeSmart is a bill payment service that allows you to pay many bills with a credit card that usually don't accept such payments, including mortgages, auto loan, student loans, and utilities. Only participating vendors are eligible, but they seem … [Read the rest]

Why Nobody Budgets

I was watching a Techcrunch interview about finance start-up Personal Capital (review) and was surprised by a comment about budgeting. The founder was Bill Harris, who was former CEO of Intuit and Paypal, and Product VP was Jim Del Favero, who was … [Read the rest]

CIT Bank CDs With Rising Rate Protection (Rate Hike Update)

Update: CIT Bank actually raised its rates on some of their CDs with a raise-your-rate feature. Rates updated in review below. As a follow-up to my cash reserves post, I wanted to note that CIT Bank also has some very competitive rates on … [Read the rest]

Consumer Reports Ratings: Best Value in… Toilet Paper?

I know, not exactly hard-hitting consumer news. :) But actually toilet paper is important to me, and ever since I got a "real" job I've been buying Charmin Ultra Soft toilet paper. I don't even check the price, I just buy it in bulk and revel in … [Read the rest]

Free Meal Planning Service Membership – Food on the Table

Food on the Table is a meal planning service that tries to link the foods on sale at your local grocery store with recipe ideas to help you plan your shopping and cooking. They have a free trial, but right now if you sign up with promo code MAYFREE … [Read the rest]

Prosper vs. LendingClub: Credit Card Debt Consolidation Loan Comparison

What is the best place to lower your interest rates and consolidate credit card debt in order to pay it all off? The first thing to try is to call up your credit card company and negotiate your existing rate down. If that isn't satisfactory, you … [Read the rest]

The Most Important Thing Illuminated by Howard Marks (Book Review)

Updated. I bought the original version with my own money, but then got offered a review copy of the newly released The Most Important Thing Illuminated which contains the same material but with additional commentary from respected investors … [Read the rest]

Bogle on Earning Dividend Income From Stocks

I was following an interesting discussion about living off of dividend income from stocks over at the Bogleheads forum, and member Beagler posted a link to a excerpt on income investing from the book Bogle on Mutual Funds. You may know that John … [Read the rest]