P3 International P4400 Kill A Watt Electricity Usage Monitor

Save money on your electric bill by knowing where your electricity drains are.  I purchased this great little device from Amazon.  It is very straightforward:  plug in the P4400 Kill A Watt monitor and plug in your electrical device for an instant reading of electricity usage.  I made a simple spreadsheet that lets me input […]
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Bank of the West $125 Checking Account Bonus and $25 for Local School

Bank of the West is running a promotion that can payout $125 for opening a checking account.  The bonus pays out as follows:  $50 for a qualifying direct deposit, $25 for using a debit card, $25 for enrolling in paperless statements, and $25 for using a new credit card.  I don’t recommend the credit card […]
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Using a Real Estate Rental to Pay for College

I am a new father and have been thinking of the best way to help my daughter with college.  It seems challenging to come up with enough money for college by investing in a 529 plan or mutual fund.  If college is expected to cost $30,000 per year or $120,000 in today’s dollars, it may […]
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