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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

How to Avoid These 4 Common Credit Repair Scams

Find out what a legitimate credit repair company will never do.

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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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