Virginia529’s latest promotion is a free unit contribution (roughly $140) to a new or existing Tuition Track Portfolio when you add five units (roughly $700) by June 30, 2022. Unlike the April promotion, either the beneficiary or the account owner must be a Virginia resident to buy Tuition Track units, . Is The Offer Worth It? A few… Continue reading Virginia529’s Tuition Track Giveaway (June 2022)
A couple of weeks ago, Virginia529 started giving away $25 to anyone opening a new account. The offer expires this Friday, April 30th, or whenever enough people have signed up for it. My wife and I created new accounts for each of our six children, as well as for each other, netting $350 in free… Continue reading Jumpstart 529 Savings with a Free $25 Giveaway
When I read about Earning an Easy $250+ with Uber Eats, I pretty much ignored it. While I’m generally on board with overcomplicating my life, chasing bank bonuses and sticking it to The Man, usually it involves larger sums of money and requires talking to no one. Oh, and doing no work. Getting in my… Continue reading Sticking It To The Middle Man: Uber Eats Deal
The other day I was listening to a Planet Money episode on the topic of escheatment or unclaimed property. It was a fascinating episode, including a dude who lost thousands of dollars in stock gains all because he didn’t log into his etrade account for years. And the key takeaway from the episode is maybe… Continue reading Unclaimed Money
Despite complications to my taxes, I have personally found the financial benefits of participating in employee stock purchase plans (ESPPs) to outweigh the cons. What’s an ESPP? In a nutshell, ESPPs give employees the opportunity to buy company stock directly from the company at a discount. Employees choose a percentage of their salary to set… Continue reading A Tale of Two ESPPs
We’re barely into 2020 and already my goal to simplify our family’s financial picture is being challenged. I find myself tempted to open another bank account. What?!? Bank error in your favor, collect $600 Let’s back up a bit. Last year when we were preparing for our family DIY study abroad to Spain, we opened… Continue reading Are Banking Signup Bonuses Worth It?