Decorating and furnishing a home or apartment doesn’t have to cost you as much as you think. If you try to use what you have, be creative and flexible, and be smart and budget conscious, you can end up loving your space without spending a ton of money. Here are five quick tips for decorating […]

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Chase just increased the sign up bonus on their Chase Ink Plus Business card to 60,000 points. If you missed the 70,000 point refer a friend bonus last fall, here’s your chance to pick it up for more than the standard 50,000 points. It’s Free Money Friday! How to Get Your $600+ Sign Up Bonus […]

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American Express Offers is giving out statement credits of $10 when you pay your cell phone bill. The offer is targeted (like all American Express Offers), so you’ll have to see if you qualify. If you do, it’s an easy way to save money on your cell phone bill! How to Get Your Statement Credit […]

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I love to ski, and luckily my kids all share the same love of the sport. It’s a great family activity, but as everyone knows it is not inexpensive family fun. I wanted to take the kids out west to ski in the mountains, but my desire to do everything on the cheap seemed like […]

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With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, many guys are scrambling to find that perfect gift. Many will rely on the old standby of roses and chocolate. But I encourage you to do something different. Take some time to put some thought and effort into your gift this year and show your Valentine you really care. Below […]

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I am not a fan of clutter. In fact, I have a rule for myself that every time I buy a new shirt or pair of pants, I have to get rid of an old pair. Still, I do find other things lying around the house, unused. For example I had an old home theater […]

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It’s Free Money Friday! The Speedpass+ app is the latest technology to pay at the pump. To try it out, ExxonMobil is offering a $25 Amazon gift card. This is perfect timing since we’re traveling this week. I downloaded the app and we are ready to try out the Speedpass+ app! Hopefully, it will be […]

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A credit score is an important three digit code that can impact your financial life. If you have a score that needs a lift, here are five ways to improve your score today. (Photo Credit: Simon Cunningham/Flickr) Ways to Improve Your Credit Score Check your credit report. The first step is to check your credit […]

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When filing tax returns, the second question everyone asks is “How long does it take to get my tax refund back?” Of course, the first question everyone asks is “How much is my refund?” Tax Refund Direct Deposit versus Mail If you want to get your refund faster, opt for the direct deposit route. Not […]

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When I graduated, I was thrilled to be done with college, start working, and move on. Then, a few months down the road, I got my first student loan bill. And suddenly all of the loans I took out over the past several years for tuition and living expenses were very real. Taking out too […]

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