Is Ally Bank Really Your Ally?
 
By on June 23, 2009

There’s been a quiet uproar from the American Bankers Association (ABA) recently about Ally Bank. Every heard of it? Not really? Well, does GMAC Bank ring a bell? Yes, that bank. The one that used to be an arm of General Motors. But now, since General Motors spun off GMAC and started receiving government bailout […]

 
New Website Layout
 
By on June 15, 2009

Noticed a change? It’s because we just launched a newly redesigned website! Things are laid out a little bit differently now, but overall, the page is more collaborative and will eventually be easier to navigate. The video blog is the primary element of the site and its front and center when you arrive on our […]

 
2 New Features – Twitter and ShareThis
 
By on May 22, 2009

We’ve been working on improving the website lately and are proud to announce two new features: 1) We have a new Twitter feed on our website.  If you look to the right side toolbar on the front page, you’ll find a permanent position for our Twitter feed.  Just follow us @2minutefinance for the very latest […]

 
Credit Card Basics – Part 2: Terms & Conditions
 
By on May 17, 2009

Ok ok…we give up. We’ve tried to film part 2 of our credit card series about four different times. In between the equipment snafus, bad weather, and other problems, we give up. So instead, I’m going to be blogging this episode, only because it involves many definitions and because it could translate easily into text. […]

 
Follow @2MinuteFinance on Twitter
 
By on April 23, 2009

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Credit Card Basics – Part 1
 
By on February 4, 2009

After a long hiatus…here is the next topic to be covered on 2MF: Credit Cards. This is the first in a three-part series discussing the different types of credit cards, the fine print, and how to effectively use a credit card. In part one, I’ll discuss the different types of cards available if you’re just […]

 
Happy Holidays & Some Food For Thought…
 
By on December 24, 2008

Happy Holidays and Seasons Greetings! I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season.  As we head into the end of the year, I wanted to share one of the more intriguing posts that I found on one of my favorite blogs, Consumerist.com. In the movie, Its A Wonderful Life, the main character, George Bailey, gives […]

 
Liquidation Sales: A Good Deal?
 
By on November 16, 2008

With the economy still in a downward spiral, most consumers are cutting back on their spending. That means retailers who were barely surviving before the downturn are now dropping like flies. Bombay, Sharper Image and Linen-n-Things are just a few of the stores that have already closed for good. But with every closing retailer comes […]

 
Apologies for the Lack of Updates
 
By on October 22, 2008

Hi Everyone, If things seem a little bit stale around this site, it’s because we haven’t been able to update our blog for a while.  Due to a perfect storm of video equipment issues, scheduling snafus, and poor video shooting weather, we’ve been unable to produce more videos for the time being.  But fear not, […]