From the monthly archives:

December 2008

WT|Direct Offers $250 “Winter Bonus” On Savings Account

December 22, 2008

WT|Direct (the online division of Wilmington Trust) is offering a “winter bonus” of up to $250. Here are the average balance bonus tiers: $50,000 = $250 bonus $40,000 = $200 bonus $30,000 = $150 bonus $20,000 = $100 bonus $10,000 = $50 bonus Here are the terms: Open a new account — use promotion code […]

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Move Over Centurion, Here Comes The Visa Black Card

December 20, 2008

Visa is rolling out its new “Black Card” to compete with the Centurion card from American Express. Features: Limited Membership 24-Hour Concierge Service Exclusive Rewards Program Luxury Gifts Patent Pending Carbon Graphite I’m not sure how one would benefit from carrying around a carbon graphite card, but what the heck. This card appears to be […]

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On the Virtues of Being Cheap

December 19, 2008

I enjoyed Neal Templin’s response to a reader’s suggestion that he was so cheap his family would “breathe a sigh of relief when [he] die[s]” in an article from The Wall Street Journal this morning: “I also know that we live in a society that has lived beyond its means. Much of the wealth around […]

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