Jeffrey Trull

Jeffrey Trull is a freelance writer and blogger with a passion for helping others pay down debt, save money, and spend on what they love. In addition to Money Talks News, his work is featured on MSN Money, MainStreet, Business Insider, and He also writes on his personal site,


How to Avoid Hidden Car Tire Costs

When you buy a car, you’ll likely remember to weigh its mileage, miles-per-gallon, and what type of fuel it takes. But don’t forget to examine the tires.

Tips to Avoid the Top 10 Consumer Complaints

The FTC received more than two million consumer complaints last year, with problems ranging from identity theft to credit card rip-offs. Here are the top 10 problems and simple solutions for each.

How Much Is an Oscar Worth?

This year’s Oscar-winning movies will generate big bucks at the box office. But how much is winning an Oscar worth to individual winners? Here’s how past nominees have capitalized on Hollywood’s biggest award.