I’ve long been a fan of the writings of Bill Bernstein. In fact, “The Four Pillars of Investing” stands as (probably) the best investing book that I’ve ever read. It’s both informative and accessible. I recommend it to all. I was thus intrigued when I saw that Bernstein had published […]
It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard. And yet… I’ve never really put together a comprehensive review of this card. Today, I’ve decided to spend a bit of time rectifying that. Before we go any further, I should note that there are two versions […]
A few years ago, I opened a Lending Club account. I was intrigued by the idea of peer lending, sorting through the loans was kind of fun, and I actually did reasonably well investment-wise. I wound up averaging something like 6-7%, but it ultimately became a bit of a time […]
Guess what? The Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard is back and they’ve sweetened their signup deal. They’re now offering a 40,000 “mile” signup bonus. Since their miles can be redeemed can be used to offset travel costs on a penny-per-mile basis, that’s effectively a $400 cash signup bonus. But wait… This […]
Time for another credit card signup bonus… The USAirways Premier World MasterCard is currently offering up to 40k bonus miles for new cardholders. Since this is tied to a specific airline, it’s a bit more targeted than the Barclaycard Arrival 40k mile (redeemable for $444) bonus that I wrote about […]
Do you use Evernote? I do. In fact, over the past few years, Evernote has evolved into my “goto” place for storing and retrieving all kinds of information. It’s not perfect — no solution ever is — but Evernote is a very powerful tool tool for information management. For those […]
As you may have seen, Discover has re-worked their consumer credit card offerings, and is highlighting their new-fangled Discover it card. This card is, in many ways, similar to their other offerings, though there have been some changes — all of which have been for the better.
Are you looking for a straightforward book to help you (or someone you know) get started investing? If so, then I have a great suggestion for you… Check out Mike Piper’s “Investing Made Simple.” If you’re not familiar with Mike, he’s the guy behind Oblivious Investor, which is one of […]