My father was one of the millions of Americans who were dropped by their health insurance provider. He and his wife work for themselves, so they’ve carried an expensive individual policy. In November of last year, he received notice that his policy was going to be dropped, giving him until December 31st to find a [...]

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During my $1,720 + 267k Point Credit Card Application Spree, I mentioned this Choice Privileges Visa as one of the cards I applied for. Choice Hotels has some of the only hotels located in one of the towns we like to ski at. If you’re in the same situation, this card might be a good [...]

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Our Spring Break travel series continues! Once you know where you are headed, you can still save some extra money by packing strategically. Packing smart is one of the most important ways you can save money on your next vacation. With baggage fees soaring, learning how to pack light is essential. You can avoid having to [...]

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20 Thrifty Decorating Tips

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Decorating your home or apartment doesn’t mean that you have to go broke doing it. If you’re creative and use a few helpful tricks, you can decorate your space with money to spare. Have fun with it. Here are some helpful tips to decorate on a budget: Photo Credit: photo by: Tom Borowski Budget Friendly [...]

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Our Spring Break travel series continues! Do your Spring Break plans include a trip to a National Park? If so, you’ll want to review these tips! National Parks are not only a wonderful treasure of this country – but they are also a budget-friendly way to plan a trip like no other. There are more [...]

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Why Do I Owe Taxes This Year?

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For many people, they are relieved to receive a refund check from the IRS after filing taxes. After a year of hard work and the stress of filing taxes, it feels good to receive this money to put in your savings account or make your budget more manageable for a while. However, it is possible [...]

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We’re back with a great list of finance posts from around the web! Featured Finance Tip How to Make Money Without a Job and Why You Should -brip blap A great argument for alternative income sources. Diversifying your income and finding sources of passive or extra income are really great ways of protecting and growing [...]

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Kapitall is trying to “break the established online trading mold” by adding a gaming experience to their brokerage to differentiate themselves from other online brokers. Sounds bizarre, but since they are offering a bonus to sign up, I’m in! Kapitall is offering a $50 – $200 sign up bonus. It’s this week’s featured deal! How to [...]

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2nd quarter cash back is here and it’s focused on spring home improvements. It’s time to reevaluate the cards you are carrying to take advantage of the best 2nd quarter 2014 cash rewards credit cards bonuses. Every quarter we reevaluate the cash back cards to make sure we get the highest cash back on each [...]

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Being self-employed can be great. Potentially, you can set your own hours, not have to answer to someone over your shoulder, and ideally, be doing something you love. However, being a self-employed person or doing any kind of freelance work can become quite tricky during tax time. While there can be certain benefits to being [...]

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