DEAL: Make Money by Paying Your Rent/Mortgage with Plastiq

DEAL: Make Money by Paying Your Rent/Mortgage with Plastiq

Plastiq is an electronic payment service that lets you pay for almost anything using your credit/debit cards.  Check out my full review HERE.  From now until 9/30/2016, Plastiq is running a promotion where you can lock in a 1.75% transaction fee (normally 2.5%) if you schedule 6 rent/mortgage payments using your mastercard.  Here is how you can make money with this deal:

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PMD: 5 Easy Ways to Save on Your Cellphone Bill

PMD: 5 Easy Ways to Save on Your Cellphone Bill

Welcome to this week's Future Proof post on Physician's Money Digest (PMD).  Today's selection is a classic from the Future Proof archives.  We all love our smartphones, but not too many of us can say the same about our cellphone bill.  Here are 5 Easy Ways to Save on Your Cellphone Bill.  As usual, read the full post at PMD or visit the original post on Future Proof, MD.

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Future Proof Shares - 8/23/2016

Future Proof Shares - 8/23/2016

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting a few interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy!

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PSA: Ally Bank Customers - Check Your Accounts!

PSA: Ally Bank Customers - Check Your Accounts!

This is a public service announcement (PSA).  My mother brought this to my attention earlier today but I actually didn't believe her until I saw it for myself.  If you are an Ally bank customer, it may be worthwhile to check your accounts.  There is a chance that Ally is miscalculating your account balance.  At least in my mother's case, Ally bank has been consistently under-calculating her balance.  Let me illustrate. 

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Money Lessons from Cruising

Money Lessons from Cruising

I recently had the opportunity to take a week-long vacation with two of my best friends from college.  After some deliberation, we settled on a 7-day Eastern Caribbean cruise out of Fort Lauderdale.  It was my third time cruising and ended up being the best time yet (aside from a minor inconvenience).  Here are 5 money lessons I learned from a fantastic week on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas.

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Future Proof Shares - 8/16/2016

Future Proof Shares - 8/16/2016

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting a few interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy!

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DEAL: Win an iPad Air 2 from LeverageRx (Expires 9/15/2016)

DEAL: Win an iPad Air 2 from LeverageRx (Expires 9/15/2016)

Site sponsor LeverageRx recently underwent a major site redesign.  To promote the launch of their new site, they are giving away a new 16GB iPad Air 2!  Enter the giveaway HERE.  For those who are unfamiliar, LeverageRx allows you to comparison shop financial service providers such as Student Loan refinancing, Disability Insurance, Physician Mortgages and more...

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3 Simple Ways to Save on Gas

3 Simple Ways to Save on Gas

Long gone are the days of $4/gallon gasoline.  While that's great, we can always use some savings on a vital utility like gas - at least until Tesla takes over the world.  Now I'm not one of those guys who is willing to drive across town just to save a few cents/gallon on gas, but let me share with you a few simple tools I use to save on my regular gas purchases. 

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