The other week I was traveling for vacation and while sitting on the plane, my seatmate started talking to me about the various marijuana stocks that are now being traded in the stock market. He was selling this one stock in particular (I won’t mention it since it’s a penny stock), telling me how he’s [...]

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I just redeemed $350 in cashback on my Discover account. If that wasn’t special enough, imagine my delight when I logged into my Discover card account and saw I had an additional $1100 in cashback to redeem! How did I rack up $1450 in cashback on my Discover card? Let’s take a closer look. How [...]

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How to Cut Your Cable Bill

Posted by Kristen

When you’re trying to get out of debt or increase your savings, the two ways to do both is by increasing your income and cutting your spending. On the list of items you could potentially cut, is your cable bill. If you’re spending $100 per month on your bill, imagine if that money was going [...]

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Ebay Bucks Cashback

Posted by Madison

Do you shop on eBay? I have used eBay off and on for almost 15 years… but somehow I missed the fact that they have a rewards program! I’ve been shopping a bunch on eBay recently to stock up on some discontinued items I sell on Amazon. (Ironically, there’s a book about the topic How [...]

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The 2014 tax calculator is here! Do you want to get an estimate of how much your tax refund will be before you file? We just updated the 2014 tax calculator with the current tax brackets, credits, deductions, and everything else you’ll need to estimate your tax refund before the tax deadline. How to Use [...]

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8 Free Ways to Watch Movies

Posted by Kristen

Whether you’re trying to get out of debt, you want to save more money, or you are trying to simplify your life, it doesn’t mean the fun needs to stop. Finding free things to do is the best way to still have fun while sticking to your budget and keeping your spending in check. In [...]

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As the first year of health insurance through the new health care exchanges winds down, another new challenge is just beginning. The upcoming tax season will be the first year to report, claim, and reconcile the new health insurance premium tax credit. It will be a new, and in some cases challenging, addition to your [...]

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I’m going to outline for you the pathetic money system I used to have in place for my small business (I mean, it’s great that I had one…but wait and see what I mean). I had an excel sheet, and about 7 columns of the different revenue streams for my blog, Frugal Confessions. Each month, [...]

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It’s Free Money Friday! Today we’re highlighting one of the cards I mentioned in my $2,075+ Application Spree to Stockpile 0% Credit Cards. Bank of America has a 10,000 bonus points offer that can be redeemed for $100 towards your next travel purchase with their BOA Travel Rewards card. How to Get Your $100 Bonus [...]

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We frequently discuss the impact of credit inquiries on credit scores whenever I write about our latest credit card application spree. What we haven’t discussed before is how much a late payment will affect your credit score. I never had the perfect data point to share… until now! How Much Does a Late Payment Affect [...]

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