Clock and Coins

Personal Finance Tips, Tricks and Hacks

Although I am by no means a financial or investment expert, I am an amateur lifehacker — and that includes hacking my personal finances to increase automation, improve security and maximize rewards points. Over the years, I have picked up several tips, tricks and best practices which I thought I’d share. None of these techniques are earth-shattering (and some are well known), but my hope is that anyone reading this post might pick up at least one new idea to…

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websites

My Favorite Underrated Websites

One of my favorite blogs, Lifehacker, recently wrote about a Reddit thread where users answered the question “What is a website that everyone should know about but few people actually know about?” Lifehacker offered a summary of their favorite entries from the thread, several of which I already use regularly (including GetHuman, Charity Navigator, JustWatch, and Fakespot). This got me thinking about which websites I would have nominated for the Reddit thread. Here are a few. EpisodeCalendar EpisodeCalendar is by far my…

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Toby & Milo

Welcome to the New Emusements

Emusements.com has been around for a long time, but for the past many years, I have let the website languish. Originally, I created Emusements as an umbrella site to encompass a couple of web games I had created in the 1990s: a “Name That Movie/TV Show/Actor/Actress” quiz game as well as “Virtual Prime Time” — which was a fantasy television game (similar to fantasy football) with scoring based on the Nielsen TV Ratings. Later, I expanded the site to include a…

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