Category: finances

A Photo of a Clock with Small Piles of Money Near It

Earn.com A Little Extra on the Side

  (Post Updated: Feb 13th, 2018) What is Earn.com? Earn.com is a nifty site where individuals can receive and respond to messages from various organizations and other individuals in exchange for a few dollars....

Vouch – A Nifty Idea for Lending

Vouch – A Nifty Idea for Lending

Technology has enabled a number of innovative financial technologies that provide advantages to the consumer – Bitcoin with its anonymity and ability to transfer funds without exchange fees, mobile check deposits supported by most...

A Primer on Financial Fitness (Infographic)

A Primer on Financial Fitness (Infographic)

Received an invitation to post this nifty infographic on Dave Enjoys. It is from Intuit and covers some basic financial statistics as well as tips for maintaining one’s financial fitness or getting into financial...

SaveUp: Get Money for Saving Money?

SaveUp: Get Money for Saving Money?

SaveUp is an interesting site. You associate a few of your bank accounts (credit, debit, school loans) to SaveUp and they then give you “credits” based on the amount you pay down. These “credits”...

Dear Mark: Thoughts on Simpleology

Dear Mark: Thoughts on Simpleology

Introduction I’m always trying to improve myself. I’m always learning, always looking, always seeking. I’m a bit of a technophile, I love the ways that technology can improve our lives. I use all sorts...

Margin Call (R): Movie Review.

Margin Call (R): Movie Review.

[Okay, this is really only like 25% movie review, 75% my hypothesizing about systemic ills that cause significantly societal dysfunction] Margin Call is a 2011 film with an a great ensemble cast that includes...

Some Pretty Awesome Deals from Amazon for eBooks.

Some Pretty Awesome Deals from Amazon for eBooks.

Amazon is holding their “The Big Deal” which goes through February 2nd and offers up to 85% off over 600 books. When my brother told me about it, I was hesitant. I’m trying to...

Well, It Is About Time: Why Coin Is the Wallet Replacement We’ve Been Looking For…

Well, It Is About Time: Why Coin Is the Wallet Replacement We’ve Been Looking For…

I don’t like carrying my wallet around. I hate to thing about what sitting with my wallet in my back pocket does to my spine. There are always so many cards and they always...