5 Ways to Boost Your College Savings Account

April 4, 2014
College Savings Account

Parents, if you want a reason to start hyperventilating, a recent report from Fox Business that suggests college will cost over $300,000 for babies born in 2014. According to author Kathryn Buschman Vasel, the Schwab Center for Financial Research has found that college costs have risen nearly 6% per year, “which suggests that in 18 […]

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Tips to Start Planning Your Overseas Retirement

April 2, 2014
Overseas Retirement

As many as 3.3 million baby boomers (out of 78 million) plan to retire abroad, according to Travel Market Report. They cite the lower cost of living overseas as the top reason for their choice. Meanwhile, David Vequist, founder of the Center for Medical Tourism Research in San Antonio, Texas, says boomers can retire comfortably […]

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The Atlantic Magazine Subscription for $4.99 – New or Renewal

March 28, 2014

Today only you can get up to three years of The Atlantic Magazine for just $4.99 per year. Use coupon code ONESMARTDOLLAR at checkout. This is good for new or renewal subscriptions. Subscribe to The Atlantic Magazine This deal will expire on March 28, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST About The Atlantic Magazine Founded in […]

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5 Alternative Investment Strategies for 2014

March 28, 2014
Alternative Investment Strategies

After the US goes through a recession, most people focus on the negative.  If you ask around, many people will tell you that the economy is in shambles, and the recession is hurting us all.  However, if you look up what is going on, you will see that the stock market is near the highest […]

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Was the Bank of England Complacent over Forex Rates?

March 27, 2014

The Bank of England has been criticized for its complacency regarding forex rate fixing. Members of Parliament have raised concerns that the bank failed to promptly look into allegations that market transactions were being rigged as far back as 2006. According to a report published in the Financial Times, the Treasury Select Committee has spoken […]

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RocketMiles Review – Earn Frequent Flyer Miles for Hotel Stays

March 26, 2014
RocketMiles Review

Update: Through March 28, 2014 you will earn 2,000 bonus miles when you book your hotel stay through Rocketmiles. A lot of you who know me are aware that I have become a serious travel rewards junky.  I get excited when I find a new way to earn additional frequent flyer miles. My wife and I […]

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Make a Plan for your Tax Refund

March 24, 2014
Tax Refund

It is getting to that time of year.  Where many of us will sit down and plug our way through TurboTax or another do it yourself tax preparation software.  By the end most of us will want to pull out our hair, but that refund will often make it all worthwhile.  While it may seem […]

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