Since paying off our non-mortgage debt, my husband and I have been in accumulation mode. It’s definitely a lot more fun than debt pay-off mode! We are saving as much as we can every month by first setting aside an automatic withdrawal into our savings and retirement accounts and then by stashing any extra money [...]

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There are complaints and horrible stories all over the web about insurance claims gone horribly wrong. One person knows someone who thought they were covered in the event of the water heater exploding, only to find out that the insurance company will pay them nothing due to code violations. Another person can’t believe that their [...]

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Last year, I wrote an article on finding all of the restaurant birthday deals that are offered on your birthday as a reward for signing up to an e-mail list. As a huge deal lover, since it was so fun to watch the free deals roll in on my birthday, I thought it’d be even [...]

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Here’s another great Free Money Friday travel deal from Citi and Hilton! Citi is currently offering 40,000 bonus points when you sign up for the Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card. How to Get Your Free Hilton Nights Sign up for the Citi Hilton HHonors Visa. Spend $1,000 in purchases within the first 4 months of [...]

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I like to read about strategies other Amazon sellers use to work on improving my Amazon business model. I’ve never used loans for inventory (however, sometimes I do float purchases on credit cards with 0% on purchases if it works out), but I heard about other sellers using Kabbage loans. When I found out Kabbage [...]

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I had a run-in with a debt collection agency in my mid-twenties. It is not something I like to talk about or advertise, as I think anyone who hears “debt collection agency” must think that the person being called and written to is in the wrong. But this wasn’t the case with my debt. My [...]

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Congratulations, you are a newly minted college graduate! Now that college is over and you are being pushed into the real world, it is time to think about your future. In order to do so, you need to think about investing. I know, investing can be confusing and therefore overwhelming at times. There is a [...]

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Whether you realize it or not, your credit report is very important. Anytime you want to get a new credit card, apply for a loan for a home or for education or purchase a car, lenders look at your credit report to determine if you’re a good candidate. Your credit report is also used to [...]

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I have a new Chase IHG card from my recent $1,720 + 267k Point Credit Card Application Spree. It’s our Free Money Friday offer! The 60,000 point sign up bonus is a good way for you to cover your hotel stays this summer. Plus, the IHG Rewards Club Select credit card has some great extra perks as [...]

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Moving home after college is becoming increasingly popular. According to Business Insider, 85 percent of college seniors plan on moving back home with their parents after they graduate and an estimated 53 percent of 18 to 24 year olds are living at home. While living at home can be a great opportunity to find a [...]

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