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Reminder: Lending Club $100 Giveaway

Just a reminder, the deadline for entering the $100 giveaway contest from Lending Club is tomorrow night at midnight. So far there are only seven contestants, so your chances of winning are good! Don't miss out on this opportunity. To enter, simply … [Read more...]

Extreme Frugality: What Are Your Most Insanely Frugal Habits?

I’ve never been a fan of “extreme” frugality. Of course, I have been working on (and succeeding at) eating out less, buying things used or on sale whenever possible, and practicing common sense conservation. But I doubt I would ever go through other … [Read more...]

5 Critical Things to Remember When Buying Your First Home

Thinking about becoming a home owner this year? (Perhaps you want to nab the $8,000 first time home buyer tax credit.) If so, take a deep breath and prepare yourself financially and mentally for a rewarding, but challenging, experience. Whether … [Read more...]

Win $100 from Lending Club

I’m excited to announce a $100 giveaway from Lending Club, the peer-to-peer lending site, here at Money Under 30. One lucky winner will receive $100 deposited into their Lending Club lender account. Here’s how to enter…and win! … [Read more...]

How to Claim the $8,000 Homebuyer Tax Credit

IMPORTANT: This article applies to a tax credit in 2009 and 2010 that has now expired. Use this information for historical purposes only. The information here does NOT apply to current tax years. If you will be able to claim the $8,000 first-time … [Read more...]

$400 or $800 Making Work Pay Tax Credit

IMPORTANT: This article applies to a tax credit in 2009 and 2010 that has now expired. Use this information for historical purposes only. The information here does NOT apply to current tax years.   Bundled in the 2009 economic stimulus … [Read more...]

$8,000 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

IMPORTANT: This article applies to a tax credit in 2008 and 2009 that has now expired. Use this information for historical purposes only. The information here does NOT apply to current tax years. My article on the $7,500 first time home buyer … [Read more...]

Outright: Awesomely Simple Online Accounting

I recently started using Outright to record the income and expenses for my blogging "business". In a word, I'm blown away! As a budding entrepreneur, Outright provides everything I need to track income, expenses, and taxes, but nothing I don't. … [Read more...]

Is It Smart to Buy a Home in This Recession?

In December I suggested that it was a good time for young professionals to think about buying a home or a car. It was, and still is, very much a buyer's market. (Assuming, of course, you have the cash and excellent credit available to … [Read more...]

How to Open an FNBO Direct Account, Step by Step

There's a lot of buzz out there about FNBO Direct, high-yield online savings account from the First National Bank of Omaha. So I have to ask: If you're not earning one of the best savings rates in the country yet at an account that also offers a free … [Read more...]