Save a tree and get a refund faster


Archive for January, 2009

Save a tree and get a refund faster

Counting on your tax refund to help pay the bills during this recession? Then e-file. (47 mins ago)

Is It In Your Best Interest?

On its face, deciding whether it’s worth it to refinance your mortgage seems simple enough. (2 hours ago)

Why I’m saving up $15,000 this year

I don’t know what the future will bring. But I know that I want my family to be secure. Here’s what we’re going to do about it — and an invitation to join us. (27 secs ago)

Dbs Says Chief Executive Has Leukemia, To Take Leave

DBS Says Chief Executive Has Leukemia, To Take Leave (29 mins ago)

Retiree Hell Isn’t as Bad As You Might Think It Is

While many retirees are indeed in financial straits, the problem is simple: lack of diversification. (1 hour ago)

Credit cards cut back on rewards

NEW YORK — Just as interest in cashing in points for the latest iPod model or airline tickets is likely to ratchet up, the banks that issue cards are making it harder to redeem those points. (1 hour ago)

Trevor wants to hear from you

It’s that time of the year again – a chance to whisper your words of advice to Finance Minister Trevor Manuel on how the government should be spending its money. The National Treasury is again calling for you to send in tips on what you would like to see included in the national Budget. (9 hours ago)

College financial aid system facing stiff test

Finding financial aid for college this year promises to be tougher than any final exam. The quest for money that begins for students and parents every January has taken on new urgency in 2009 amid fears that loans and grants will be scarcer than in the past due to the recession. (19 mins ago)

Credit card rewards programs getting stingier

Just as interest in cashing in points for the latest iPod model or airline tickets is likely to ratchet up, the banks that issue cards are making it harder to redeem those points. (33 mins ago)

Small-cap managers see good bets in energy stocks

As market observers watch for early signs that better times are around the corner, they’re paying close attention to small-company stocks, which tend to recover earlier than large-company stocks coming out of a recession. (5 hours ago)