Monthly Archive: April 2007

Thank You To Sponsors And Advertisers 0

Thank You To Sponsors And Advertisers

As the month of April comes to a close, I’d like to take a moment to give recognition and thanks to the sponsors and advertisers here at My New Choice. Your assistance helps keep...

Alternative For Your eFund 3

Alternative For Your eFund

Earlier in the year, I finally took the plunge and moved my emergency fund from ING over to a new account at HSBCdirect. The motivating factor for that switch was the 6.00% APY promotion...

The Good And Bad Of Shared Equity Financing 1

The Good And Bad Of Shared Equity Financing

How many people do you know that have taken advantage of financial products such as interest-only mortgages, piggyback loans or option adjustable-rate mortgages in order to *afford* a more expensive home? Many of these...

Should You Time The Market Or Tie The Market? 2

Should You Time The Market Or Tie The Market?

One of the age old debates on many financial message boards is the idea behind timing the market as the basis for your investing strategy. While it seems that the majority of people are...

How To Improve Your FICO Score 3

How To Improve Your FICO Score

One of the first posts that I made here at My New Choice was about the importance of payment history on your credit score. As a great follow-up to that post, you might enjoy...

Short Term CD vs. Online Savings Account 0

Short Term CD vs. Online Savings Account

In the discussion on my post about the PayPal money market fund, Pakdamek posted a question about short-term CD options and asked for assistance. My recommendation was to review the current high yield rates...

101 Ways To Save One Dollar Per Week 7

101 Ways To Save One Dollar Per Week

I’m the type of person that is always looking for different ways to save money, which is why I had to share with you the 101 Ways to Save One Dollar a Week article...

Thank You To Sun’s Financial Diary 2

Thank You To Sun’s Financial Diary

After making a recent update to a plugin used on my website, there was an error being generated that was only visible when viewing my RSS feed. Just as I discovered the error and...

Refund For State Farm Policyholders 3

Refund For State Farm Policyholders

Back in March, State Farm had announced that auto policyholders would be receiving a refund for the first time since 2000. When it is all said and done, State Farm will have paid out...

Save Money By Verifying Your Medical Bills 0

Save Money By Verifying Your Medical Bills

A couple of months ago, our son spent some time in the hospial and underwent numerous tests as the doctors attempted to diagnose the problems he was having. Fast forward to now and we...