Archive for August, 2011

The Bogleheads Guide to Investing

“The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing” Review

Anyone interested in learning about investing has probably felt overwhelmed by the amount of financial literature to choose from. How do you even know where to start? A search for the keyword “investing” yields over 50,000 results in the “Books” category alone on If you’re currently in this situation, look no further.┬áThe Bogleheads’ Guide […]

August 29, 2011 | 2 Comments More
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Weekly Roundup: Debtors, Personal Finance, 2011 Deals, and the Demise of Cable

The Weekly Roundup is a collection of online articles from the past week that I found particularly noteworthy, educational, or enjoyable. The articles typically fit into the technology and finance themes of Modern Saver, but there are no rules. Please post your reactions in the Comment section and have a good weekend! Extreme Debtors – […]

August 12, 2011 | 1 Comment More
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Virtual Wallet Spend vs. Performance Spend

If you’re about to open a PNC Virtual Wallet account (read my Virtual Wallet review first, to learn the basics), you need to understand the difference between the regular “Spend” account and the “Performance Spend” account. If you do not sign up for the Performance Spend account, you are literally wasting money. Learn the benefits […]

August 7, 2011 | 2 Comments More