Amboy Direct $25 Sign Up Bonus

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Amboy Direct is offering a $25 sign up bonus. You know the deal, Free Money Friday is all about bonus money! How to Get Your Sign up Bonus Open a new Amboy Direct savings account and use the Reference Code: 102417 on the application. Keep a minimum balance of $3,000 or more for 90 days. [...]

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Time to Refinance?

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It’s a good thing I don’t have a job! Or else I’d be refinancing again… I think in the past 7 years, we’ve had 3 houses, and at least 8 mortgages! It seems like every time I turn around there is a lower rate, or a better loan. I turned into a refinance junkie. I [...]

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I’m always looking at monthly services that we have and finding ways to pay a little less. My favorite article this week is how to Save Money on Your Landline Phone. Lazy compares various phone options including Vonage (what we use), Skype, and MagicJack. It’s nice to pay less than $20 per month for something [...]

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After running our projections for the prior tax year, I found we were slightly short of the minimum withholding for our state taxes. Luckily, there’s an easy way to avoid a penalty for our state, you just send in an estimated tax payment, due on January 15. In addition, because I quit my job last [...]

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16 Ways to Do It Yourself

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Do you do it yourself…. or do you pay someone to do it for you? Sometimes we’ve been paying someone to do something for us for so long, it would never occur to us that we could do it on our own to save some money. And sometimes we just think we don’t have enough [...]

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Lending Club Sign Up Bonus

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Good news! For those of you that were interested in the Lending Club Review yesterday… now there is Free Money to go along with it. Lending Club is offering a $25 $50+ sign up bonus for new lenders! It’s a great way to try it out without any risk. How to Get Your Sign up [...]

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If only Lending Club had existed back when we loaned money to my brother-in-law for a car. He had a new job and needed a car to get to work. After a lengthy discussion we loaned him the money. In general, I don’t like to loan family or friends money, but I do like to [...]

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We’re back! Our imaginary vacation was great. It was fun to take some time off from writing and enjoy the holidays. I hope you had a great holiday season! Now that it’s January, it’s time to buckle down and get going on retirement plans, taxes, and more! Check out the 2009 Roth 401k and Roth [...]

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My New Year’s Resolution: Organization. Actually, execution. And I guess, I’m not alone! Organization is one of the Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions this year. Prior Year Resolutions 2007 was easy, I had one focused goal: to stop couponing excessively. 2008 on the other hand, got a little carried away. I had 8 goals, and [...]

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TaxCut. I decided. I bought my copy of TaxCut last week. I picked the TaxCut Premium Federal + State + E-file version since I wanted the state software too. I switched back to TaxCut this year after a brief hiatus using TaxAct last year; I’m happy to be back! TaxCut Features Even though the final [...]

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