Nicholas Pell

Nicholas Pell, Contributor

Nicholas Pell is a freelance writer living in Hollywood, California. His writing has been featured on Made Man, The Nervous Breakdown, Strange Horizons, Chron.com, DocStoc, LiveStrong and USA Today. Pell has been a featured guest on CBS Radio’s Overnight America.

Articles by Nicholas Pell

5 Retail Ploys That Smart Shoppers Avoid

Know what's really going on so you aren't tricked into spending more than you'd planned.

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AMEX Savings Online: Review of the American Express Savings Account

American Express personal savings accounts offer the best of both worlds: a competitive rate and convenience.

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The Pros and Cons of Refinancing a Mortgage Loan

Is a reduced mortgage rate worth the cost of refinancing?

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Use a CD to Save for the Perfect Engagement Ring

Put a ring on it with a certificate of deposit.

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6 of the Coolest Mortgage Calculators

Find the mortgage calculator that's right for your financial situation. We offer six options.

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4 Ways to Watch 4th of July Fireworks for Free

Don't compete with everyone for the best spot.

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How to Get a Tax Extension

The tax filing deadline is a mere two weeks away, and the procrastinators among you are asking yourselves how to get a tax extension. A tax ...

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How to Legally Avoid Filing Taxes

It's possible, but not in the way you might think.

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Is the Money in Your 401(k) Really Yours? How Vesting Works

Are you fully vested in your retirement plan?

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4 Ways You’ve Been Paying Too Much to the IRS

Wondering how to maximize your tax return? Commonly missed deductions, the wrong withholding number and DIY tax preparation are often the ma...

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