Friday, August 31, 2007

Labor Day Special Coupons and Discounts!

The long weekend is nearly here. Now is a great time to get some shopping done since most businesses offer Special Labor Day Sales. We found a couple of worthwhile discount coupons from Linens N Things and Overstock. Hope they help you to save some money.

- 20% off on your total in store purchases
- every department, every item throughout the entire store
- expires 3rd September 2007
- Click on

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Tips To Save On Dining or Eating Out!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]We all know that we can save hundreds of dollars each month if we eat at home. The savings that we get by purchasing groceries and cooking on our own is commendable. But being busy professionals sometimes we fail to catch up on our cooking. Consequently we eat out. In those occasions, it always feels nice to

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Apple Up On New Ipod Rumors!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Apple Inc. rose by nearly 6 percent based on rumors of launch of a new iPod line on September 5th. This rumor has helped the company's stock to climb by $5.74 to $132.56 in early trading on the NASDAQ. Cupertino-based Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) closed the day at $134.08.David Bailey, a Goldman Sachs analyst, said

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Carnival of Money Stories #23 - The FIRE Edition

We welcome you all to The FIRE Edition of The Carnival of Money Stories. Pull up a chair, get your drink and relax with this nice offering of money stories from the personal finance blogosphere. For those of you who are visiting us for the first time, we request you to take your time and look around our site. There are many useful articles strewn around. Most of them deal with our personal

Monday, August 27, 2007

Sharper Image - $20 OFF Labor Day Promotion!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Sharper Image is offering $20 off any purchase of $75 or more as a special labor day promotion. HighlightsOffer: Click on the picture above.Expires: This offer is good through September 4, 2007.This "$20 off any $75 purchase" special offer is valid for a purchase made by phone, online or in a Sharper Image

Saturday, August 25, 2007

FIRE Finance Will Host Carnival of Money Stories!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]We will joyfully host "The Carnival Of Money Stories" on 28th August, Tuesday. This was decided at a short notice so we could not notify our audience earlier. If you have a general story or personal experience dealing with money and finances that you would like to share with the personal finance community

Friday, August 24, 2007

Etrade Introduces Adviced Investment Accounts!

Etrade true to its mission of "Challenging The Ordinary" has come up with a new service which provides financial advice to clients who have investment accounts with them. Their analysts would analyze your financial goals and help you stay on course with their recommendations. We feel that this is a great service especially for beginners who are often perplexed with thousands of investment

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

BNC Mortgage Unit Shut By Lehman - 1200 Job Cuts!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Today Lehman Brothers said that it's shutting its subprime-mortgage unit BNC Mortgage LLC and firing 1,200 people, becoming the latest company to stop offering home loans to less-creditworthy borrowers. According to an industry publication Inside B&C Lending, BNC was a top-20 subprime mortgage lender in 2006

Lock In Those CD Rates!

After the Feds cut the discount rate to 5.75% we feel that the banks will play it safe on the CD rates especially the long term ones. This is a good time to lock in the CD rates, especially if you are looking to invest in CDs for a year or more. The short term CD rates (3 months, 6 months) are competitive. A probable cause might be the fact that more people are interested in these products so the

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Wachovia - Launches Podcasts Plus More Updates!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Wachovia is in the news today for a number of reasons. Please read on to know about the varied colorful events at Wachovia today.Free PodcastsFirst and foremost is that today they announced the release of their first podcast on Using cutting-edge audio technology, Wachovia customers, prospects

Monday, August 20, 2007

Save Gas - Tips To Save Money On Gas

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Transportation is an integral part of our lives. Consequently we spend quite a large portion of our earnings for finding and sustaining a means to meet our transportation needs. But on careful reflection we felt we could save our hard earned dollars spent on purchasing gas aka "gas money". How? We came up

Saturday, August 18, 2007

Get $75 From Chase's FREE Checking Account

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Here is the link to the current Bonus for Chase FREE Checking Account.Chase is offering a $75 sign-up bonus for opening a FREE Checking account with Direct Deposit. Here’s what to do:Apply Online by clicking here.You can fund your account by using a credit card or transferring funds from another account.Watch

Friday, August 17, 2007

Fed Cuts Discount Rate To 5.75%!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Today in a press release the Federal Reserves have issued the following:"To promote the restoration of orderly conditions in financial markets, the Federal Reserve Board approved temporary changes to its primary credit discount window facility. The Board approved a 50 basis point reduction in the primary

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Top Personal Finance Books - A CompleteKit!

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Reading books is always a pleasure. More so when it is a weekend or a holiday and we have an entire afternoon to ourselves. The thought of settling down with a great book and a cool drink on a lazy afternoon is extremely inviting. We urge you to consider reading one of this engaging books. Not only will it

Monday, August 13, 2007

Free Money - $50 From Wachovia Free Checking Account!

This deal has expired. Here is a $25 referral bonus from Wachovia.[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Wachovia, who is rated #1 in customer satisfaction, is offering a $50 sign-up bonus for their Free Checking Account. Please read on to explore this deal in depth.HighlightsValid between: 30th June to 31st October, 2007Receive $25 when you open

Friday, August 10, 2007

World Currency Index CD From Everbank!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Everbank has created some great certificates of deposits (CDs) which will help us diversify our investment portfolio. At present almost all of our investments are dependent on the US dollar. With the U.S. dollar hitting an all-time low versus the Euro in July 2007, EverBank’s latest offering "World Currency

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Lies About Credit Card Debts!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]This June (2007) published a benchmark study titled "Taking Charge: America's Relationship with Credit Cards [1]". The findings presented were the results of a 1,000 phone surveys conducted from March 5, 2007, to March 12, 2007, by Roper Public Affairs and Media, a part of GfK NOP. This study

Sunday, August 5, 2007

Rollover To Etrade & Earn Upto $500 In Bonuses!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Etrade is offering attractive bonuses for 401(k) and IRA rollovers with the selling pitch, "Etrade + 401(k) makes investment for retirement easy." This deal offers bonuses up to $500 for rolling over your funds to an Etrades securities IRA.HighlightsDetails of the bonus for deposits of new funds is shown in

Friday, August 3, 2007

Free Burgers At Burger King!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Bank of America has tied up with Burger King to promote the use of their Visa Check or Credit Cards. If you have a checking account ($100 sign-up bonus) with them, make sure that you have a BOA Visa Check or Credit Card.Without further delay, here are the details about getting a FREE MEAL at Burger King

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Best In Class - Back To School Deals From Sharper Image!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]As we aspire for early retirement, we tend to be frugal. So when we received this cool "Best in Class" Back to School Deals from Sharper Image we were delighted at the thought of sharing it with all those who are shopping for their kids going back to school this Fall.Take an extra $20 off any $75 purchase!