Thursday, May 29, 2008

May's Best of FIRE Finance - 2008

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]RetroMay: May has been named after the Greek goddess Maia. She was identified with Bona Dea, the Roman goddess of fertility, whose festival was held in May. It is also a month within the season of spring in the Northern hemisphere, and of Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.Today we discovered a new fact about

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Sneaky Credit Card Tricks - A Series

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (] Every year we earn a tidy amount to the tune of $3k - $5k in credit card sign-up bonuses, airlines' rewards miles, cash back rewards and special card promotions. It is a nice way to supplement our income. We feel enthusiastic about these deals since they help us to reach goals set for our annual charitable

Friday, May 23, 2008

May 08 - Top 100 Personal Finance Blogs - Ranked By Traffic

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]The LATEST RANKINGS are available HERE.We present May 2008's rankings for personal finance (pf) blogs. It requires lot of hard work to maintain a good blog. Heartiest congratulations to all bloggers who made it to the Top 100. Before we move on to the details of this month's rankings, we'd like to state that

Monday, May 19, 2008

HSBC - $50 + $25 Sign-up Bonuses for Money Market & Savings Accounts

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (]Checkout the latest deal from HSBC Direct which'll help you to make fat money!HSBC is offering two sign-up bonuses. A $50 sign-up bonus for their Premium Money Market Plus Account and $25 for a Regular Savings Account. Both offers expire on 31st May, 2008.Online Link: Deal & Details$50 Sign-up Bonus:To

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Sunday Review #20 - From Buying Life Insurance To A Retirement Vision

Today we came across a brand new product from Citi. Its called "Citi Home Rebate Platinum Select Card." There is a 6% rebate on purchases in the categories of utilities, cable/satellite tv, internet connection and telecom services for 12 months. And the cool part is that the rebates are applied to our mortgage's principal. Neat concept!

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Amtrust - 1 year CD - 3.70% APY

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (] Amtrust is offering a 3.70% APY for their 1 year CD. We've been their customers for the past couple of years. Our experience till now has been good. They are a simple yet secure online bank with no frills.Online Link: Deal & DetailsCall 1-888-228-8146 to open by phone.Certificate of Deposit accounts require

Friday, May 2, 2008

Are We ill Prepared for Recession?

[This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (] A survey for MSN Money and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling finds that few of us i.e. Americans, possess the basic financial skills or resources to cope with a recession. Now that is scary!It seems that most of us do not have the requisite money management skills. Well, like another skill,

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