Saturday, September 29, 2007

Citi Cash Returns Card - 5% Cashback on ALL Purchases!

Citibank has introduced a "hot" credit card, "The hot attraction is a Citi Cash Returns Card. "5% cash back on ALL purchases for 3 months! Which means that if we have some big purchases coming up for the holiday season, this is the card to root for.

For example, if our total planned expenses in the months of November and December is to the tune of $3000 then we shall charge it to this card. Why

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Save up to 90% - Amazon Textbooks Coupons / Promo / Discount Codes

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With its cool weather, changing leaves, and first days of school, fall is arriving. To welcome the season and serve students looking for additional savings on their textbook purchases, Amazon's textbook store is offering discounts up to 30% OFF on new books, up to 90% OFF on used textbooks. It is to be

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Top 5 Money Mistakes!

Mistakes are something we are all aware of from childhood. Depending on their type and repercussions they have the power to land us in deep trouble. But we have often observed that life does give us opportunities to learn from our mistakes. If we are quick learners we come out strong and move onto a better life.

Robert Pessemier in his book "The Top 5 Money Mistakes People Make" is trying to

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Are Banks Safe In A Falling Market?

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]When the market is a roaring bull, everything is rosy and fine. But when we face a bear market it would perhaps be worthwhile to contemplate on the safety of our hard earned money deposited at various banks. Not all banks are same! Apart from comparing customer service, interest rates, account fees, and other

Friday, September 21, 2007

Students' Cash Back Credit Card - Discover's Tropical Beach!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Discover has come up with a great cash back reward card for students. We really like the name "Student Tropical Beach Card." And the best part is that it offers 5% cash back! This card offers a great opportunity for students to build up their credit. Lets delve into its features.Sign Up Link: Deal & Details5%

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Midwest Airlines Coupon - 5% Off On All Late Fall Trips!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Midwest airlines has come up with this great promotion which is going to save us 5% on our tickets. If you and your family are planning a getaway later this fall, be sure to use this offer and save 5% on all tickets booked under a single reservation.Highlights5% discount applies only when purchased online at

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Get Out of Debt Community -!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]One evening we were going through our sitemeter logs when we found a visitor from a new url. Curious to see what it was about we landed up on a website named "DebtConsolidationCare" henceforth referred to as DCC. What caught our attention and made us explore further was this statement "Internet's first

FREE BlackBerry Pearls courtesy United!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]United Mileage Plus Wireless is offering an exclusive limited time offer to its members, "FREE Black Berry Pearls." For those of you who are new to a Black Berry: It is a super-slim, ultra-light instrument that claims to keep you productive and entertained with features like its powerful email client, 1.3

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Money Management with Mint Goes Live Today!

Mint - "Refreshing Money Management" has gone live today. Earlier today, Aaron Patzer, Founder & CEO, of Mint sent us a note informing about the unveiling of this great venture at TechCrunch40, San Francisco.

According to Aaron, Mint is a “revolutionary” yet painlessly simple way for organizing our finances. It offers FREE accounts to users who can maintain their anonymity and get their

Monday, September 17, 2007

Credit Score - Myths & Facts!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Mrs. Micah has raised an interesting question as a comment to our post titled "Hot Credit Card Signup Bonuses" which we published last week. Here we quote her verbatim:"I'd do this except for one reason--well, I'd do it in the future, right now we're trying to straighten out our finances and I wouldn't want

FREE Trend Micro AntiVirus & AntiSpyware 2007 courtesy Firstrade!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Update(s):» Here is the current deal for FREE Trial - Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware 2008.» 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

Friday, September 14, 2007

TD Ameritrade - Customers IDs & Data Hacked!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]We received a note from TD Ameritrade this morning informing us that they had discovered malicious code in their database which contained their customers' social security numbers! We were shocked to read this, since it implies identity theft.But the note went on to say that they have removed the unauthorized

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

ING Direct's Added Value Orange CD!

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ING DIRECT has come up with a great deal on CDs. They have introduced "The Added Value CD". If we open an added value Orange CD for 9 months or 12 months with "new money" we are going to get higher rates! It is to be noted that new money must be from an external source and should increase our total deposit

Saturday, September 8, 2007

$50 from Chase FREEDOM Visa Credit Card

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]This offer has changed, click here for the latest deal from Chase Freedom Visa Credit Card.Chase is offering a $50 bonus for its Chase Freedom Visa credit card. Please read on to find out more about this new offer.Chase Freedom is a rewards card which offers 3% cash back on gas, grocery and quick service

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Sharebuilder Costco Bonuses + Promotion Codes!

Sharebuilder and Costco have struck a deal by virtue of which customers desiring to open a new Sharebuilder brokerage account can avail some great bonuses. Read on to see how you can still earn Sharebuilder bonuses even if you do not have a Costco membership.

Online Link: Deal & Details
Costco Executive Members: Receive a $90 Costco Cash card after your first transaction plus a 25% quarterly

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Apple Launches New iPod Touch With Wirelss Technology!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]On August 29th we had written about rumors in the air of an anticipated launch of new products from Apple (AAPL) on September 5th. Well the rumors were true. Today, at an invitation-only press conference held in San Francisco, Mr. Steve Jobs unveiled the curtains on a new wireless iPod player "iPod Touch"

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Sep 07 - Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs - Ranked By Traffic!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]The LATEST RANKINGS are available HERE!Quantcast RankingsLast updated: 09/05/07RankBlogQuantcast Monthly TrafficPage Rank1GetRichSlowly5109562MyMoneyBlog4447953TheSimpleDollar3631154FiveCentNickel2572155BankDeals2362446FreeMoneyFinance2315657ConsumerismCommentary1296858ItsYour

Rankings Methodology

Related to our traffic based rankings of Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs.

The ranking methodology is a gradual process of evolution based on mutual feedback and needs. We are working hard towards creating meaningful information that provides a useful yardstick to measure the progress of our pf blogs.

We have created a list of personal finance blogs. With time and your feedback, this

FAQ for Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs Rankings

Related to our traffic based rankings of Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs.
Qualifing criteria for a site to be considered for ranking?
» Must be a blog.
» Must be active i.e. have at least 6 posts in last 3 months. Inactive blogs will not be included in our master list.
» Should have a monthly traffic of at least 2000 unique visits.
» Blog's content should fall into one or more of these primary

Master List of PF Blogs

This is the master list of all personal finance blogs which are ranked based on monthly traffic to compile our list of Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs.


Traffic Data for Personal Finance Blogs

Here we present traffic data for personal finance blogs rankings based on monthly traffic - Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs.
To maintain a list of manageable size, we have included blogs with a monthly traffic of 2000 or more (Quantcast / SiteMeter / Compete).

Monthly Traffic Data
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Monday, September 3, 2007

Etrade Offers 99c Future Trades!

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]E*TRADE continues to "Challenge The Ordinary" by becoming the first brokerage firm to offer futures traders access to TT_TRADER from Trading Technologies. This trading platform is fast, powerful and best of all it is easy to use.Goodies: To attract new customers, Etrade is offering 99¢ futures trades for the

Saturday, September 1, 2007

$50 From The Knot Credit Card - AMEX!

Amex has come up with a great credit card designed especially for couples planning to wed. It has been named "The Knot Credit Card". The selling pitch is "Carry white for your wedding." In addition to catchy slogan and its design Amex is wooing new customers with a $50 sign-up bonus.

Online Deal & Details
Bonus: When you first use the card you will get 5,000 Membership Rewards points which can