MLB BankAmericard Cash Rewards $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on April 29, 2016

I really don’t care what my credit cards look like as long as I can use them to make money. The Major League Baseball card from Bank of America is the perfect example. You get to pick your favorite team from 30 different teams. This is great if you love baseball; however, it’s the $100 […]

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Best of My Dollar Plan: April

Posted by Madison on April 28, 2016

This month our most popular finance tips were focused on building your emergency fund, improving your financial life using common sense, reducing your taxes with investments, buying better quality items to save money in the long run, and a sign up bonus from TD Bank. If you missed the most popular finance tips this month, […]

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Should You Spend More Money Now to Save More Later?

Posted by Don on April 26, 2016

When it comes to saving money, we are always looking for deals. We use websites to find the lowest price for items and then buy them thinking we are getting a great deal. Should You Spend More Money Now to Save More Later? When you find the lowest price are you really getting a good […]

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Capital One 360 $25 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on April 22, 2016

One of my very first sign up bonuses 15 years ago was through ING Direct. ING was acquired by Capital One and they still offer the same $25 sign up bonus when you open a savings account! Fifteen years later, the Capital One 360 Savings account bonus is still one of the easiest $25 around! […]

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When it comes to improving your life, it really comes down to common sense. For whatever reason, we try to make things much more difficult than they need to be. Just look at common core math as an example. Since when does 2 + 2 involve blue and yellow? We overcomplicate things and in doing […]

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How to File for a Tax Extension

Posted by Amanda on April 18, 2016

Today is the tax deadline. Have you filed your tax return yet? If you are mailing your tax return, it must be postmarked today. If you are efiling with a program like TurboTax, you must submit your electronic return today. But what if you cannot meet the tax deadline? There are certain circumstances when a […]

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TD Cash Visa $200 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on April 15, 2016

TD Bank is offering a bonus of $200 for their TD Cash Visa credit card. The offer is good for the next two weeks. It’s Free Money Friday! However, as you’ll see in the terms and conditions below, it’s only available for residents of certain states. How to Get Your $200 Sign Up Bonus Open […]

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Paying Taxes with Credit Cards to Earn Cash Back

Posted by Madison on April 13, 2016

Paying taxes with credit cards is one of the ideas that usually triggers a “don’t ever do that” response. However, the reasoning is usually because of the excessive processing fees that are passed along. What if, your cash back credit cards offer you more in cash back rewards than the fee? Profit, right? IRS Credit […]

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Taxes as an Investor

Posted by Don on April 11, 2016

I recently had my tax appointment with my accountant and realized just how much of a tax savings I had because of the smart things I did with my investments. The great thing here is that the things I did to help keep my tax bill low weren’t difficult to do. Ways to Reduce Taxes […]

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17 Tax Deductions for the Self Employed

Posted by Madison on April 7, 2016

Self employed tax deductions are an important part of offsetting your extra income when filing your federal tax return. For example, if you are flying for business, one of the 7 Commonly Overlooked Tax Deductions is baggage fees! An old business partner wanted to know what he needed to keep track of for his venture […]

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