Parents ‘Frozen’ Out of Merchandise From Hit Movie

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If you have young children who are experiencing Frozen-mania you’re probably sick to death of hearing them belt out the lyrics to “Let It Go” at the top of their lungs.  You may also be tired of hearing them beg for all the dolls, outfits, clothes, and stuffed animals of Elsa, Anna, and Olaf. Unfortunately […]

12 Times It’s Okay To Be Cheap

This morning I read an article on Yahoo Finance titled 12 Times Being Cheap is Totally Worth It.   The author shares 12 examples of items where you don’t need to spend a lot of money to get good quality.  I’m all for saving money at the supermarket whenever possible, and I also love shopping at […]

Darth Vader’s Top 5 Tips For Saving Money

Okay, I admit it…I’m a bit of a Star Wars nerd. I used to beg my dad non-stop for the newest Obi-Wan or Admiral Ackbar figures. And I completely wore out my VHS tapes of the original trilogy until they were virtually unwatchable (much like any of the prequels when Natalie Portman was not on […]

Capital One 360 Online Savings Review

If you’re looking for an online bank that offers interest rates far better than any brick and mortar bank plus a bunch of other customer-friendly features, I strongly recommend you consider opening a Capital One 360 savings account. I’ve had a Capital One 360 account for over two years now (back then it was called […]

5 Reasons an Online Business Beats Brick and Mortar

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A couple years ago a buddy of mine had a backyard birthday party for his son and a few of us were sitting at a table knocking down beers and talking about how quickly time flies by. Inevitably, the conversation turned to work and everyone started complaining about how much they hated their job and […]

Barclaycard Arrival World Mastercard Review

Barclaycard Arrival Mastercard

  Get The Barclaycard Arrival(TM) World MasterCard® with 40k Bonus Miles! (Voted the Best Credit Card for Travel Rewards by Money Magazine) My wife and I both love to travel, but with three young kids in tow even a relatively local trip can quickly get expensive.  Air fare for a family of five is much more […]

Not Another Review of Turbo Tax 2014

This review of Turbo Tax is going to be a little different from all the others out there.  I’m not going to bore you to death listing every possible Turbo Tax feature when everyone else is already doing that. If that’s what you want you can see all of that right on the Turbo Tax site […]

Do You Play the Lottery?

By: veggiefrog

A buck doesn’t buy much these days.  You can’t even get a decent cup of coffee for a dollar anymore. But what you can buy is a chance to win hundreds of millions of dollars through the lottery.  Just a dollar and a little bit of luck could change your life forever and make you […]

Is Increasing Your Deductible Really a Good Idea?

One of the pillars of Wealthy Turtle is the idea that personal finance is personal.  What works best for one person doesn’t necessarily work best for everyone.  This is partly because we’re emotional beings and our decisions are not always rational, and partly because our circumstances might be completely different from everyone else’s. That’s not […]

7 Smart Things To Do With Your Tax Refund

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According to IRS statistics the average American family receives an annual tax return of around $3,000.  While that’s not exactly a life-changing sum, it is enough to shore up your financial situation quite a bit if you use the money wisely. While many people treat their tax return as found money and quickly blow it all […]

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