Saturday, June 30, 2007

Travel Delay Protection - Get Paid When Delayed!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]An interesting finding from Air Travel Consumer Reports (February 2006) published by the US Department of Transportation is:"In 2005, nearly 1 out of every 3 U.S. flights experienced a flight delay."Unfortunately, delays are sometimes a part of travel. Often we find ourselves left stranded at the airport due

Thursday, June 28, 2007

$50 Sign-up Bonus from Citi's Diamond Rewards Card

Citi Diamond Rewards Card is offering a sign-up bonus of 6000 Thank You Points which can be redeemed for a $50 Gift Card from Citi's Thank You Network. Lets delve into this deal to discover the subtle nuances of Citi's Diamond Game.

Online Link: Deal & Details
Bonus: $50 Gift Card — Redeemable with 6,000 Bonus Points after First Purchase within first three

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

FREE PC Check - Test Your PC Security & Health With Zone Alarm!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]In this modern electronic world, most of us use our computers to accomplish a big chunk of our personal finance tasks. This is a great convenience provided to us by the internet. No matter where we are in the world, we can stay touch with our finances through the web. But we have to be careful about the

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Received 15000 Bonus AA Miles From Citi AAdvantage Master Card!

This April we had written about a cool deal from Citi AAdvantage Master Card offering a sign-up bonus of 15000 AA miles. We had gone ahead and signed up for this credit card to take advantage of the 15000 bonus AA miles and no annual fee waiver for the first 12 months (worth $85). On checking our account balance at we discovered that within 6 weeks of our application we have received the

Sunday, June 24, 2007

Energy Saving Tips For This Summer

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Here are some great energy saving tips (courtesy Duke Energy) for keeping our houses cool this summer without creating an extra burden on our energy and power bills.Keep your thermostat at a higher temperature in the summer. Raising the temperature just 2 degrees can reduce cooling costs by as much as 5

Saturday, June 23, 2007

$20 Coupon for Budget Car Rentals!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Citi AAdvantage credit card is offering a cool discount for Budget car rentals. This offer will make your getaway more enjoyable.HighlightsDeal LinkExpires September 30, 2007As an American Airlines Citi AAdvantage cardmember, for all rentals of three or more days: Receive $20 off & 20 bonus miles per

Friday, June 22, 2007

FREE $25 Barnes & Noble Gift Card

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Barnes and Noble is a favorite hangout for us. Sipping Starbucks coffee we spend hours pouring over their books and purchasing the ones we like. Needlessly to say we are also members at So a BN mastercard with a $25 gift card and a 5% back at caught our eyes.Sign Up Link: Deal & DetailsRewards

Thursday, June 21, 2007

FREE Zone Alarm Internet Security Suite

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]For years we have been using Zone Alarm to protect our computers from viruses. It is one of the best available products in the computer security market. The best part is that we can now get their Professional Internet Security Suite FREE when we try one of their affiliates by through TrialPay. We frequently

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

5.05% APY 9 Month CD from First National Bank

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]First National Bank Omaha is offering a 9 month CD with a competitive 5.05% APY on your fixed dollar investment.HighlightsOffer expires June 30, 2007.Guaranteed return on your investmentOnly $500 required to openShort-term flexibilityA penalty will be assessed for early withdrawal and fees may reduce

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

$50 Signup Bonus From AAA Visa Credit Card!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]AAA along with WorldPoints is offering a Platinum Visa Credit Card which has a $50 sign-up bonus! Since this is a limited time offer and the bonus is credited after the first transaction, we felt that this is an easy way to pocket $50 in Free Money.HighlightsApplication: LinkBonus: Apply now for the AAA

Monday, June 18, 2007

Hertz Car Rental Discount Coupons - Part 2

Update: The latest discounts and coupons from Hertz can be found here.More discount coupons from Hertz Car Rentals! In April we had published a cool list of Hertz coupon codes which had saved us literally hundreds of dollars during our car rental bookings for our forth coming cross country US tour this summer. This post has become extremely popular with our audience. Inspired by its ability to

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Online Checking Accounts: Part 6: Anytime Online Checking From UnivestDirect

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Continued From:OCA-Part 5: eOne From Salem Five DirectBest wishes to all dads on the auspicious occasion of Father's Day. On this special day we continue with our series on Online Checking Accounts. Today we take the pleasure of introducing UnivestDirect's Anytime Online Checking. This product is very similar

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Zone Alarm Pro - Discount Coupon of $10!

We have been using the FREE Version of Zone Alarm and were hoping to continue to do so and hold on to our dollars as long as we could. But there were some attacks on our machines which nearly crippled our lives. Since we are netizens, these virus attacks forced us to re-evaluate our strategy of relying only on FREE Software.The need for safer and stronger protection of our home networks had made

Friday, June 15, 2007

Free Money - $100 Signup Bonus From Bank Of America

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Update: The latest $100 bonus from BOA is available here!Bank of America is offering a $100 sign-up bonus for opening a checking account with them. Lets dive in to see what are the rules of the game.HighlightsApply: Link to open an account onlineOffer Code: CH100CTA (Make sure that the Offer Code appears in

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

1000 FREE Miles from United Mileage Visa Plus!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]We are members of United's Mileage Plus Visa credit card offered by Chase. There are a couple of promotions going on for collection of an EASY 1000 miles. You get 500 miles for signing up for paperless e-statements and 500 miles for e-pay. The following picture says it all and has the link to the gateway to

Monday, June 11, 2007

FREE ATMs from Citibank!

We have been customers of Citibank for years now. One thing that is really commendable about them is their superb customer service. They have really invested energy and money in building an excellent quality of personnel serving their customers all over the world with care and integrity.

Now to add to that superb customer service Citibank has introduced FREE ATMs for their worldwide

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Online Checking Accounts: Part 5: eOne From Salem Five Direct

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Continued From:OCA-Part 4: HSBC's Online Payment AccountWe have hit upon the real champion of online checking accounts with respect to APY. eOne from Salem Five Direct is the leader of the pack with a competitive APY varying from 5 to 5.30%! Sounds too good to be true but it is actually true. Here is an

Friday, June 8, 2007

Avis Car Rental Coupons Courtsey Citi AAdvantage!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Avis alongwith Citibank's AAdvantage World Master Card is offering a couple of great deals for their car rentals.Save upto 20% everytime you rentCall 1-800-331-1212 or visit AWD (Avis Worldwide Discount) # K817100Free upgrade and a BONUS of 1000 American AAdvantage miles everytime you

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Brokerage Stock Trading Account Minimum Slashed to Zero by Zecco

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Among the discount stock brokerages Zecco is a new kid in the town. They entered the game last year with a big bang by introducing $0 trading fees! It is not something new. Once upon a time there was a discount brokerage named FreeTrade; it got acquired by AmeriTrade and was renamed to Well, since

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Expedia Offers ThankYou Points!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]We are all aware of the ThankYou Points Rewards program from Citibank.Now Expedia has increased its worth by allowing shoppers booking their travel at their site to earn Thank You Points! This is awesome since we earn a lot of points using Citi's ThankYou Points and book some of our travel at Expedia. Here

Monday, June 4, 2007

Father's Day Gifts - The United Miles Way

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]This year we are planning to surprise our dads by shopping at the United Mileage Plus Mall. In the process we plan to collect as many miles as we can by using our United Visa Credit Card (Chase). This is the first time that we are using this online mall from United Airways. There are some great gifts from

Sunday, June 3, 2007

Online Checking Accounts: Part 4 - HSBC's Online Payment Account

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Continued From:OCA-Part 3: Free Net Checking From EverBankThis week's prima donna is HSBC's Online Payment Checking Account. This is a brand new product from HSBC which was introduced on 31st May, 2007. Without wasting any time, let us explore its features:APY: 2.50% - Even your spending money will be helping

Saturday, June 2, 2007

Firstrade Has Great Customer Service

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]If you need a referral to earn 5 commission free trades at firstrade, you may send an email with your FIRST and LAST NAME plus email id to [firegetters at gmail dot com]. We'll send you a referral.This year there was a goof up when we were making our investments in our Roth IRA accounts