Archive for July, 2017


Most Popular Finance Tips: July

Posted by Madison on July 31, 2017

This month our most popular finance tips were tightwad tips from the Tightwad Gazette, turning surprising things into cash, two offers from Bank of America for increased bonuses on the MLB BankAmericard and the Susan G. Komen Pink Ribbon card and putting together your financial pie chart. If you missed the most popular finance tips […]

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Susan G. Komen Pink Ribbon $150 Credit Card Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 28, 2017

The Susan G. Komen credit card from Bank of America just increased their sign up bonus to $150! The card, which is called the Pink Ribbon BankAmericard Cash Rewards credit card, earns 1-3% cash back on purchases. Bank of America also gives Komen 0.08% of all purchases. The $150 sign up bonus is our Free […]

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What Should Your Financial Pie Chart Look Like?

Posted by Jill on July 25, 2017

How to build a financial pie chart. Have you made a financial pie chart yet? I’m a numbers girl. Always have been, and always will be. I see things in numbers and fractions and percentages. Budgeting and tracking my spending comes easy for me because of that. But if you’re a visual person, you might […]

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The Chase Ink Preferred card is offering 80,000 bonus points. The bonus points are worth $800 in cash or $1000 in travel. The preferred card is the newest version in a line of Chase Ink business credit cards. It earns 3% cash back on various categories; more if you redeem your points for travel. The […]

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10 Frugal Tips from the Tightwad Gazette

Posted by Amanda on July 18, 2017

Amy Dacyczyn began a newsletter called the Tightwad Gazette back in 1990 with just 1,700 readers. Six years and seven months later, she had well over 200,000 subscribers and a book deal. Her Tightwad Gazette newsletters were filled with wonderful, frugal (and sometimes…eccentric) tips and tightwad ideas from her own experience, as well as from […]

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Chase AARP Visa $200 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 14, 2017

The AARP credit card from Chase just doubled their sign up bonus to $200. The sign up bonus is usually $100. We joined AARP to get this card years ago. Despite common assumptions, you can join AARP at any age! Although to get the card and sign up bonus, you don’t actually need to join […]

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Amazon $10 Off Alexa Orders for Prime Day

Posted by Madison on July 11, 2017

Amazon is featuring Prime Day today. Prime Day now appears to be an annual event each year on July 11. I still don’t think the “deals” are as great as other times during the year. I think this is more of an opportunity for Amazon to clean out their warehouses before the holiday season. However, […]

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10 Surprising Things You Can Turn Into Cash

Posted by Amanda on July 10, 2017

Everyone has made a set amount of money up until this point in their lives, some of which is still liquid (cash in a savings account or wallet), and some of which is spent and gone (car, clothes, food consumed last week). But what about taking some of the things you have from the money […]

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MLB BankAmericard Cash Rewards $150 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 7, 2017

The MLB card from Bank of America just increased their sign up bonus to $150! I applied for this card a month ago in my $4,927+ Credit Card Application Spree when the bonus was the standard $100. I’m not much of a baseball fan, however, I really don’t care what my credit cards look like […]

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Most Popular Finance Tips: June

Posted by Madison on July 5, 2017

Last month our most popular finance tips were low cost ways to improve your home, tips to host an inexpensive wedding, the new rotating cash rewards credit cards for third quarter, projections for the 2018 tax brackets and a $500 – $625 sign up bonus for the Chase Sapphire Preferred card. If you missed the […]

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