Once again, I’ve refreshed the list of ING Direct $25 bonus codes. This bonus is available to anyone looking to open a new account at ING Direct, one of the most popular high-yield savings accounts. These bonus codes are provided by Consumerism Commentary readers. Thanks to everyone who has helped another reader by sending in their codes!
Here are some interesting articles from around the blogs:
Career in Financial Services? It’s well known that a career in financial services can be lucrative. FrugalTrader looks at the pros and cons of this career path, one which I have considered.
Six Ways to Get Intense About Your Finances. Prime Time Money suggests reading personal finance blogs as the number one option. Luckily, pfblogs.org gathers the best in personal finance articles and presents them to readers in a number of different ways.
29 Steps I Took to Leave the Workforce at Age 29. Madison has exited the corporate workforce and is now living off “retirement” income and “alternative” income.
Behind the “We Deserve It Dividend” Hoopla. Smart Spending responds to a forwarded email making the rounds, purporting that the $700 billion bailout would be better spent if distributed directly to taxpayers, at a rate of $425,000 per person! The calculation is off — the $700 billion divided among all Americans works out to $425 per person. Many have already received more than this from the economic stimulus package.
JPMorgan Chase Owns Me! The Frugal Duchess responds to her friend whose home, credit cards, and checking account, once owned by Washington Mutual, are now owned by Chase. By the way, The Frugal Duchess published a book this year, The Frugal Duchess: How to Live Well and Save Money.
Warning: Post Office Not Offering First Class Mail. If you use the United States Postal Service, it helps to educate yourself about the types of shipping methods available to you. Apparently, government employees are not providing the entire picture, favoring more expensive methods for shipping than may be required.
Updated February 6, 2012 and originally published September 29, 2008.