How Do You File Your Paperwork?

The shredding pile

I mentioned on Twitter last night that I’d finally gotten around to filing nine months worth of bills, paychecks and other assorted paperwork. My “method,” if you can call it that, is quite simplistic.

I have one of those rolling 3-drawer plastic organizers. The top drawer contains only paperwork related to the house […]

Consumers Making Fewer Late Credit Card Payments

The American Bankers Association announced yesterday that there were fewer delinquent credit card payments (late more than 30 days) have reached an eight-year low. Only 3.88% of credit card payments were overdue in the first quarter of 2010, compared to 4.39% in the last quarter of 2009.

Fewer home equity loans and lines of credit (HELOC) […]

Adjusting to a New Mortgage Payment

When you buy your first house, there are many expenses to consider when making your budget: fluctuating utility bills and emergency repairs are likely the first things you think of. But something I haven’t considered since we bought our home last year is the increase in the escrow portion of our mortgage due to increasing […]

Weekend Link Love: Fourth of July Edition

Happy 4th to all of my American readers! What makes this year’s Fourth stand out for me is the fact that for the first time in ages, I’m off on a holiday — but only because it falls on a Sunday. I’ll be back at work tomorrow! But for now, enjoy the weather, the BBQs […]

Capital One “Promotional Rate” Extended

Mr. Saver and I have just returned from our vacation, and while we had a great time with our family and friends, we were very happy to be back home in familiar surroundings (and with our two kitties).

I came home to a stack of mail. Wedged between the bills and the junk mail was an […]

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