January 22, 2010

Best of blog posts for week of January 22nd

BadMoneyAdvice asks Is Prosper.com a Good Investment?  and finds that the answer is  'no'.  Maybe thats a surprise but makes me wonder why myself and others ever thought that lending money to strangers with bad credit was a good idea?

Consumerism Commentary wrote  19.99% APR On My Citi Credit Card, True Cost of Credit
The interesting thing there is what the banks and credit card companies charge in fees to merchants to simply process a credit card purchase.   You can find out what the fees are for your card with the True Cost of Credit calculator.

My Money Blog has a list of promotions for free or discounted purchases of TurboTax software  : TurboTax 2009 Discounts For Early Birds

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