Category Archives: money tips

Q. Quicken register two lines [HOWTO] [SOLVED]

The upper right hand corner has the Gear icon that you need

Q. I know you use Quicken from some of your other “tip” posts, can you help me with something? Specifically, I added a new checking account to Quicken Deluxe 2015 and the register seems to be stuck at one line height for the new account How do I get it back to the old two lines?! Thx! -Tony M. A. Hi Tony, I think I can help! There are a couple ways to do it: Click the “gear” icon in

MS Windows 10 Pro Upgrade refund [SOLVED]

Refund request approved!

Recently I purchased an Acer Aspire R14 from Best Buy. It shipped with Windows 10 Home and I purchased the Windows 10 Pro upgrade via the Microsoft/Windows Store for $99. Unfortunately, the laptop failed and I had to return it. That meant that I was out the $99 I spent for the Win 10 Pro upgrade Thankfully, MS’s tech chat support was able to resolve the issue. The complete transcript, with details redacted, is posted below. Here are three highlights

How to cancel Dish TV service [solved]

Dish, please add a cancel button!

Dish still doesn’t offer an option to cancel via their website Nor will they cancel via chat So if you need to cancel your Dish TV service: Call: 866-218-2297 Press “1” for English Press “1” to confirm your account (they look it up via the phone number you are calling from) Enter four digit account security code Talk to an account representative and request to cancel service they will likely offer you a discount or offer to put your service on hold for

How to cancel CoventryOne insurance policy?

Policy Termination Request Info

If you need to cancel your CoventryOne Insurance Policy, here is the Coventry number to call for instructions: 1-877-849-9690 Here is a screenshot from their FAQ: After calling that number, and after a few button-presses/voice-prompts, I was able to reach a person in the policy changes department. They were able to set a termination date for my policy right then (I did not have to submit it in writing). I also made sure to get a case number for the call

CHASE: We’re sorry we’re not receiving your deposit information

Recently while trying to quick deposit a check, I received the following error message from the Chase App: We’re sorry we’re not receiving your deposit information. After waiting 30 minutes I tried again and all was well  After some research it appears that this error occurs when part of Chase’s Quick Deposit system is down. Here’s hoping Chase implements a better error/status reporting system for this issue! For the time being, the best solution when this error occurs may just be

Get a 50% discount on Giganews

50% off your next two months

Giganews runs a fairly awesome service if you are a usenet fan. However, the monthly costs can be quite high. If you need a discount for the Giganews service, here is one way that generally works… Step 1. Go through the account options and proceed to cancel your account Step 2. Before the process completes, they will generally offer something similar to this: This process even works repeatedly, though you may have to maintain your account a few months in

Elfa walk in closet (with 25% discount coupon) 2016

Finished closet, additional view

Elfa has some wonderful closet designs, but they can be very expensive. Thankfully there are easy ways to save 15%-30% on Elfa closets! Click below or post in the comments section to find out how: NOTE: if you are looking for a less expensive closet solution, there are some viable options out there: Configurations Custom Closet Organizer, Deluxe, 4 to 8 Foot, Titaniumhttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0009WG328/Make the most of your closet space with the adjustable and customizable Configurations Closet system. This system is easy to

Link AdSense with Google Analytics [HOWTO]

Link Google AdSense and Google Analytics

One of my favorite features of Google Analytics is the ability to see which web pages are generating the most AdSense revenue. However, before this option is enabled for reporting, you must link your two accounts: AdSense -> Admin -> Property -> AdSense Linking After you click that link and complete the steps, you should have a plethora of new AdSense data to look through!

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