Category Archives: Personal Finance

Why You Don’t Need LifeLock Identity Theft Protection

Many people worry their identity may be stolen at some point in their life. With the constant credit card breaches from major retailers constantly in the news, the risk has become even scarier to most people. However, is it really … Continue reading

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PotatoStock 2014: Guy Who Raised $55,000 to Make Potato Salad Throws Party

It started out as a joke, and it culminated into PotatoStock 2014, which was celebrated today from 12 pm to 8 pm in Columbus, Ohio. Zack Brown put up a Kickstarter campaign asking for people to crowfund him $10 so … Continue reading

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Extreme Exercise May Be Ruining Your Teeth

Vigorous exercise is promoted almost unanimously across the health industry, but that might be about to change in the field of dentistry. Research uncovered this week that exercise can be bad for our teeth. It might sound a little ludicrous, … Continue reading

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The Best Chance to Win a Big Prize in McDonald’s Monopoly is Before It Begins

For all those who love to play McDonald’s Monopoly and hope to win one of the big prizes available, this year your best chance at winning is before the official game even begins. As part of the McDonald’s Monopoly promotion … Continue reading

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Only 1% of Men Take the 5 Steps Required to Reduce Heart Disease by 80%

More than half a million Americans lost their life to heart disease last year, and it remains the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women. New research suggests that for the vast majority of the … Continue reading

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When Does McDonald’s Monopoly 2014 Begin?

The start of the official McDonald’s Monopoly game in 2014 is September 30. This is when you will be able to begin collecting game pieces and game stamps from food items at McDonald’s to try and create property monopolies to … Continue reading

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Credit Karma vs Quizzle: Which is Better for Free Credit Scores and Reports?

There are so many websites out there that promise free credit scores and free credit reports. The problem is many of them walk the tightrope of being scams, and only a few of them tend to deliver on their promise. … Continue reading

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How to Win McDonald’s Monopoly Online Game Prizes 2014

The best chance to win a non-food prize in the official McDonald’s Monopoly game is not with instant win game pieces, but with the codes that come with each game stamp. This is definitely the best chance to win one … Continue reading

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Best Chance to Win McDonald’s Monopoly Instant Win Prizes 2014

While many people focus on trying to get the rare game pieces to score the big prizes offered as part of the McDonald’s Monopoly game, there are also a lot of instant win prizes available. In fact, with all the … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood Goes Digital with Launch of Birth Control App

Planned Parenthood’s mission is to provide women with healthcare. In doing so, it wants to change the way that women get birth control to make getting access to those who want it as easy and convenient as possible. In their … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Strike Debt Retires Nearly $4 Million of Student Loan Debt

One of the offshoots of the Occupy Wall Street movement which has had a direct impact on individual lives is Strike Debt. This arm of the movement had a unique idea which has actually worked. The movement formed an entity … Continue reading

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Apple Pay Mobile Payment System Continues to Attract Merchants

Rumored in the days up to the announcement of the iPhone 6 launch, Apple confirmed the new mobile payment app dubbed Apple Pay. Expected to change the way purchases are made, Apple claims Apple Pay will be a secure, private … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Monopoly Rare Game Pieces 2014

For everyone who anxiously awaits the McDonald’s Monopoly game each year, you’ll be happy to know the game dates have been announced for 2014 (September 30 – October 27). If you like to play this game, there are a few … Continue reading

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Rare $25 Million Blue Moon Diamond on Display at LA Museum

For those who love diamonds, especially rare and beautiful ones, you may want to head to the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles when you get a chance. The museum is welcoming a sparkly new attraction to to their gem … Continue reading

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Apple Hits Road Bumps in iPhone 6 Plus Production

Apple tends to run into trouble with just about every launch, and the highly anticipated release of the iPhone 6 Plus may have already hit its first bump. In what has been claimed as a record number of orders, the … Continue reading

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Heineken Stands Firm Rejects Purchase Offer from SABMiller

Approached by the competition, Heineken refused a proposal by SABMiller to purchase the company. The offer stated that Heineken would continue to operate independently of SABMiller, but Heineken rejected the offer, stating the proposal was “non-actionable.” In a move speculators … Continue reading

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Twitch Malware Scam Could Cost You Some Real-Life Steam Loot

Reports of a new malware threat has been circulating for the past few days on the popular website known as Twitch – a venue for gamers to stream their content to millions of watchers. Along with these streams there is … Continue reading

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New Research Suggests a Happy Wife Equals a Happy Life

I’ve worked with people for a really long time, and I’ve heard this everywhere. From uncles to strange old men walking up to my counter. The old adage was repeated so often, I thought it a fact, “Happy wife, happy … Continue reading

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US Stocks Fail to Secure Wall Street Gain for Sixth Week in a Row

The winning streak couldn’t last forever, and US stocks finally hit a small speed bump on Friday and closed lower for the first time after five weeks of gains and record highs. The good news is that the retreat in … Continue reading

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Six Reasons to Like Credit Karma, Quizzle and Credit Sesame

If you want to find out your credit score these days, it’s a lot easier than it was even a few years ago. With sites like Credit Karma, Quizzle and Credit Sesame, you can find out your credit score by … Continue reading

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