Monday, April 30, 2007

$100 Online Checking Account Bonus Received From Bank of America!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]In January this year we had written about receiving a $50 sign-up bonus from Bank of America (BOA) for opening a savings account with them in Dec 2006. However we had also written that we had not received a $100 bonus for opening an online checking account with them using this deal. This was funny since the

Saturday, April 28, 2007

Budget Car Rentals - Discount Coupon - April 07

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]We found this great coupon from Budget Car Rentals that will save you up to $30 Off A Weekly Rental!HighlightsPlease mention coupon MUPZ039 to take advantage of this offer.Coupon valid on an intermediate (group C) through a full-size four door (group E) car.Rental must begin by 5/31/07 6/27/07 8/31/07.

Friday, April 27, 2007

Free Online Play - Free Style Street Basket Ball!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Come Friday, and we take a break from the world of personal finance. How about a game of basketball? So where do we go to play. We say online! What?Welcome to the world of "Free Style Street Basket Ball". This is a fascinating way of playing basketball online against real people! Hard to believe - check out

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Got $100 Sign-Up Bonus From Sony Rewards Visa Credit Card!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Current Version of this deal is here!In February this year we came across a $100 sign-up bonus deal from Sony's Rewards Visa Credit Card. Sony is offering this credit card through Chase. We went ahead and signed-up for it this month. Here are the steps we followed to earn the $100 bonus:Apply (online) for

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Fantastic AAA Savings Cheat Sheet

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]For an early retirement it is quintessential to save every dime we can in our day to day expenses. Every year AAA has helped us save hundreds of dollars with various discounts from diverse vendors in many of our purchases and travel expenses. We thought that a AAA Savings Cheat Sheet might help our readers

Monday, April 23, 2007

Firstrade Launches Complex Options Trading Platform

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]In Nov 2006 we had written about Sharebuilder offering options trading. Looks like Firstrade is going the same way. We received a note from Firstrade saying that they have launched a new feature called "Complex Options Trading Platform". This will allow their customers to place Spread and Straddle Option

Friday, April 20, 2007

New United Airlines Mileage Expiration Policy!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]We received a note from United Airlines which said that our UAL miles will expire if the account is inactive for 18 months. We felt this news is worth sharing with our audience, more so after our shocking experience with Trip Rewards.To quote United:"Mileage Plus accounts that have not earned or redeemed

Thursday, April 19, 2007

$50 Bonus Money From Bank Of America Visa Credit Card!

Bank Of America's World Point Credit Card is offering a $50 sign-up bonus. Well if you want to collect this FREE Money you have to be quick since the offer ends on 30th April 2007.
Online Deal & Details
Bonus: A $50 statement credit after qualifying transaction(s).
To qualify for this offer, your new account must be used to make any purchase or cash advance transactions (including balance

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Fly Now - Northwest Airlines Offers Low Price Flight Change

Good news!
This is a breaking news! We received an email from Northwest Airlines about this new discounted offer. It is really worth sharing with all.

What is the problem?
Needless to say, these days most savvy travelers surf the Internet at various sites and book e-tickets at very competitive prices. But the catch is - an e-ticket is non-refundable. What about making a flight change? Yes,

Monday, April 16, 2007

Carnival of Money Stories #9

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Welcome ladies and gentlemen to this delightful edition of Carnival of Money Stories. Greetings to the entourage arriving here from the previous venue. Please take a look around FIRE Finance and enjoy your sojourn. There are many useful articles strewn around for your perusal. Please feel free to use

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Carnival Round Up - April - Week #2!

. It would be helpful if you could kindly get in your entries early.Thanks to Andy for giving us an opportunity to be a host. This carnival is special

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Automatic Enrollment In 401k Retirement Plan - A Revolution?

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Editor's Note: This post was published at the Festival Of Under 30 Finances #21We were wondering whether it would be a good idea to make enrollments in the 401(k) retirement planning automatic. More so for new comers to the job force who are not so aware about personal finance and retirement planning. It is

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Reports - Free Money Collection in Quarter 4 of 2006

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Free Money is so enticing! Here is a report of our collections for the fourth quarter of 2006. Since we were very busy professionally we could not spend too much of our time and efforts in free money collections in the last quarter of 2006. However we managed to rope in $504 with a few hours of effort put

Monday, April 9, 2007

Beware of TripRewards - Account Closed Silently

We had an account with TripRewards. Over last few years we had diligently accumulated more than 5300 points in that account through various bookings for car rentals and hotel stays. After receiving the points in our account we rested easy on the thought that they'd be good to go till they expire. Now comes the twist to the story.

This week we started planning for our two month long summer trip

Sunday, April 8, 2007