Five Cent Nickel

Written by a man who has been meticulously recording his finances since 1997 (stored in Quicken), Five Cent Nickel is one of the oldest and most respected blogs around. This blog often provides great commentary on—and summaries of—useful financial tips featured by other publications. If you’re too lazy to read every little money article out there, just stop by Five Cent Nickel and get the cream of the crop.

Latest Posts from Five Cent Nickel (page 3)

5 Early Retirement Challenges You MUST Be Prepared For

Early retirement is a dream for many. While saving enough to accomplish this goal is challenging, it’s just the beginning. Here are five challenges you must include in your early retirement planning. It seems as if everyone these days is planning for early retirement – or at least planning to plan for early retirement. Saving and investing a lot of money is the obvious starting point. […]

5 Early Retirement Challenges You MUST Be Prepared For

Early retirement is a dream for many. While saving enough to accomplish this goal is challenging, it’s just the beginning. Here are five challenges you must include in your early retirement planning. It seems as if everyone these days is planning for early retirement – or at least planning to plan for early retirement. Saving and investing a lot of money is the obvious starting point. […]

Is Travel Insurance Worth the Cost?

Every time you book a costly trip you’re faced with this question: Is travel insurance worth it? We help you answer this question. We also show you how you can get travel insurance for free. If you’ve booked a vacation for your family lately or sent your kid off on a school-sponsored field trip, you’ve probably considered trip cancellation insurance. […]

Is Travel Insurance Worth the Cost?

Every time you book a costly trip you’re faced with this question: Is travel insurance worth it? We help you answer this question. We also show you how you can get travel insurance for free. If you’ve booked a vacation for your family lately or sent your kid off on a school-sponsored field trip, you’ve probably considered trip cancellation insurance. […]

How to Assume a Car Lease (And Pocket Some Cash)

Taking over a car lease can be a great way to get your next car. While there are many advantages, however, there are some things to watch for. We’ll cover how to take over a lease, some resources to help you out, and the pros and cons of taking over a car lease. You may be weighing the pros and cons of buying or leasing a car. […]

How to Assume a Car Lease (And Pocket Some Cash)

Taking over a car lease can be a great way to get your next car. While there are many advantages, however, there are some things to watch for. We’ll cover how to take over a lease, some resources to help you out, and the pros and cons of taking over a car lease. You may be weighing the pros and cons of buying or leasing a car. […]

6 Easy Steps to Gain Control of Your Money

Getting help with your finances can be overwhelming. Before seeking help from others, here are 6 ways you can gain control of your money on your own. It’s no secret that many Americans are worried about money. Some of us are worried about how we’re going to pay bills due next week. Others are concerned about our long-term financial future. […]

6 Easy Steps to Gain Control of Your Money

Getting help with your finances can be overwhelming. Before seeking help from others, here are 6 ways you can gain control of your money on your own. It’s no secret that many Americans are worried about money. Some of us are worried about how we’re going to pay bills due next week. Others are concerned about our long-term financial future. […]

Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card Review – 5% Cash Back at Amazon

Today we review the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card. For those who frequently buy from Amazon, it’s hands down the best rewards card available. As you’ll see, you can earn up to 5% cash back with no annual fee. Every month I spend a few minutes reviewing the monthly credit card purchases my wife and I make. […]