$25 Amazon Gift Card from ExxonMobil

Posted by Madison on February 6, 2015

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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5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Posted by Kristen on February 5, 2015

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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How Long Does it Take to Get Your Tax Refund Back?

Posted by Madison on February 3, 2015

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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8 Money Mistakes to Avoid in Your 20s

Posted by Kristen on February 2, 2015

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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Free $10 Amazon Gift Card from Personal Capital

Posted by Madison on January 30, 2015

The sign up bonus from Personal Capital is back! Their new sign up bonus is for a $10 Amazon gift card. This is a very easy bonus, the sign up took less than five minutes from start to finish. It’s our quick and easy Free Money Friday offer. Update: The $10 gift card offer has […]

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This Month’s Most Popular Finance Tips: January

Posted by Madison on January 29, 2015

This month our favorite finance discussion topics were how to save money on food, have a life on a budget, improve your finances, questions to ask yourself, when to file taxes, a DirecTV deal, and how to get a free membership to Jet. If you missed the most popular finance tips this month, here’s a […]

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2015 Chase Freedom Rewards Calendar

Posted by Madison on January 28, 2015

Each quarter I put together a list of the 5% cash back on rotating categories. If you have flexibility with the timing of your purchase and you know the purchase category will be on the list for a future quarter, you might want to hold off on your purchase until you can get 5% cash […]

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How and Where to Find Free Things to Do

Posted by Kristen on January 26, 2015

When you’re trying to save money and not spend so much, it can feel like you are doomed to days sitting on your couch. While dinner and drinks out and other types of entertainment can add up quickly, there are actually a lot of completely free things to do right under your nose. You may […]

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DirecTV $100 Statement Credit

Posted by Madison on January 23, 2015

DirecTV is offering a free $100 statement credit. The offer states it is for the business account, but my credit just came through today with a personal account! If you are a satellite subscriber, it’s a quick deal to try out for Free Money Friday! How to Get Your $100 Statement Credit Register a business […]

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2015 Discover It Rewards Calendar

Posted by Madison on January 21, 2015

Next up in our series of cash back calendars for planning your 5% cash back is Discover It, previously called the Discover More card. To help you accomplish your purchase planning this year, here is the Discover it cash back calendar for 2015. 2015 Discover It Rewards Calendar   1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter […]

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