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Free FICO Score with 7 Day Trial from Equifax- Why Not?

Equifax has a promotion running where you get get a FREE peak at your actual FICO score (this one is the most valuable and utilized routinely in the credit industry compared to any of the individual credit bureau scores).  Additionally, you get access to Score Power which tells you where you stand in comparison to […]

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OptionsHouse 100 Free Trades – $2.95 from There

OptionsHouse has a pretty crazy signup offer right now, and insane pricing thereafter.  If you sign up between now and April 30, 2010, you can get 100 Free Trades by entering the code FREE100 at signup.  OptionsHouse was ranked by Barron’s #1 in Trade Experience so they’re no slouch either. The pricing is really something […]

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Check Out These Interesting Financial Products and Deals

There are some neat new sites, services and deals out there that can either boost your bottom line with minimal effort or flat out provide entertainment value with no discernible benefit.  Here are a few in no particular order: Blippy – Blippy is perhaps one of the strangest new services I’ve seen this year.  I […]

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$100 Signup Bonus at OptionsExpress Now!

There’s an impressive campaign going on now at optionsXpress whereby you can get a $100 signup bonus by simply opening a new account with a minimum of $500 by December 31, and make a minimum of 3 trades over the course of the following 12 months. How’s a 20% ROI over a month or so […]

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Today’s Financial Priority: Get a Free Credit Score from myFICO

Routinely checking both your credit score and your credit report is increasingly important these days. Between identify theft and more rigorous credit assessments for everything from AT&T demanding a larger security deposit for high credit risks to what rate you’ll pay for a car loan, if you’re not checking both of these routinely, you’re incurring […]

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FREE $10 per Child for simply Reading to them

It’s rare that you come across “something for nothing” that doesn’t have strings attached.  Well, if you’re a TDBank (formerly Commerce) member, there’s a little-known summer reading program whereby you get a free $10 in each child’s account every year for simply reading books with or to your children.  My wife had been managing this […]

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