American Express $10 Small Business Saturday Shopping Credit

Posted by Madison on November 13, 2015

One of my favorite annual holiday offers is back… sort of! American Express is running their Small Business Saturday promotion again. However, this year they’ve changed the offer slightly! You can still earn a $10 statement credit per card, but you have to be targeted for the offer this year. It’s our Free Money Friday […]

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12 Holiday Shopping Bonuses to Cash in Right Now

Posted by Madison on November 12, 2015

During the holidays my goal is to maximize every purchase using cash back sites, credit card rewards and bonuses, and any other deal I can get my hands on. I buy a lot more stuff than the average person to sell on Amazon during the holiday season. However, it’s good news for you, since I […]

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Hindsight is 20/20: What to do Before Getting Laid Off

Posted by Amanda on November 10, 2015

I am not suggesting that you will be getting laid off anytime soon. And it is very possible that you will (hopefully) never be laid off in the span of your career. But it does happen; I am living proof. In just the last eight years of my career I have managed to be laid […]

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Amazon $15 Off $50 Purchase

Posted by Madison on November 6, 2015

The holiday season is great for shopping deals! Now that the holiday Lightning Deals have started, I’m always on the lookout for any Amazon offers! Here’s a quick promo from Amazon and American Express for Free Money Friday. I know the Amazon offers are reader favorites! Amazon is giving out $15 promo codes when you […]

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10 Amazing Frugal Gift Ideas Under $20

Posted by Madison on November 5, 2015

Our holiday gift guide series continues! This week we are highlighting frugal gift ideas from readers! Some of the best frugal gifts are not only the most practical gifts, but also the most appreciated gifts. And they often come straight from the heart! Here are ten gifts that My Dollar Plan readers bought for friends […]

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5 Quick Tips to Save Money

Posted by Don on November 3, 2015

I love to save money. Who doesn’t right? While you can search for ways to save, I figured I would show you the many different ways I save and how they work. After all, seeing how a real person saves as opposed to a random list can be much more beneficial. Here are the various […]

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Capital One Spark Cash for Business $500 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on October 30, 2015

One of the cards I picked up in my $4,420 Credit Card Application Spree was the Capital One Spark Cash for Business card. The card has a $500 bonus and earns 2% cash back on all purchases. I used to avoid Capital One. You can probably find some of my not so nice comments about […]

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This Month’s Most Popular Finance Tips: October

Posted by Madison on October 28, 2015

This month our most popular finance tips were excuses to avoid saving for retirement, tips to avoid holiday spending stress, a large Citi sign up bonus, our credit limits, and taking advantage of an Amazon $10 Promo Code. If you missed the most popular finance tips this month, here’s a quick overview: This Month’s Most […]

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What You Need to Do Immediately After Being Laid Off

Posted by Amanda on October 26, 2015

In just the eight years since graduating college with a degree in International Studies and Environmental Studies, I have been laid off two times. It’s still shocking when I think about it, and it leaves me feeling a little sheepish to write about it. However, I’d like to help others who find themselves in the […]

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Giving Assistant 5% Amazon Cashback and $5 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on October 23, 2015

A relatively new cash back shopping portal got a lot of attention when they started offering 5% cash back when shopping at Amazon! You’ll have to hurry though, the 5% Amazon cash back ends October 31. How to Earn Money with Giving Assistant Sign up for a Giving Assistant account. Earn $5 for signing up. […]

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