Chase Sapphire Preferred $500 – $625 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on October 14, 2016

I mentioned in my Huge $5,325+ Credit Card Application Spree that the Chase Sapphire Preferred card is second on my list. (The first card is the Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 Point Sign Up Bonus Worth $1,500+). Now that we have two very different Chase Sapphire cards, we need to distinguish between the Reserve card and […]

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Why You Need to Give Your Money Meaning

Posted by Don on October 13, 2016

When it comes to money, we all want as much as we can get. But not only is making money important, so is saving money. We save so that we can enjoy the future financially and so we can overcome any financial setbacks we encounter along the way. However, there are many times when we […]

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Huge $5,325+ Credit Card Application Spree

Posted by Madison on October 11, 2016

It’s finally time for a credit card application spree! I’m really excited about this one because of the huge sign up bonuses that came out recently. It’s not very often that the timing of one of my application sprees lines up so perfectly with oversized bonuses on multiple cards! Credit Card Application Spree I take […]

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I missed out on the big 100,000 point American Express Platinum bonus last spring since it was only live for less than a day. I’m excited we have another opportunity to pick up 100,000 points, this time for American Express Business Platinum card. The sign up bonus just increased to 100,000 points. The timing is […]

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I’ve been noticing a trend lately of a new way that companies are tricking us into paying more for products. Well, it’s not really a new system, but rather it is an old system that they have realized can be applied to their business model to make more money. What is this method and have […]

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How to Get an Exception to the Chase 5/24 Rule

Posted by Madison on October 4, 2016

The Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 Point Sign Up Bonus Worth $1,500+ is one of the most popular sign up bonuses right now. Of course, that’s obvious since the bonus is one of the largest ever. But the big bonus also came out after Chase implemented a new rule targeting those of us who might love […]

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Marriott 80,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 30, 2016

We’ve stayed at some amazing Starwood properties during ski vacations and in Disney World to get free trips. I thought the days of huge Starwood points were over. However, the recent merger between Marriott and Starwood means you can now transfer points between them. (3 Marriott points = 1 Starwood point). All of a sudden, […]

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Best of My Dollar Plan: September

Posted by Madison on September 29, 2016

This month our most popular finance tips were lots of ways to eliminate financial clutter in your life, recovering from a financial failure, reviewing the benefits from living on a budget, a financial checklist to complete after getting married and taking advantage of an Amazon $10 promo with a gift card purchase. If you missed […]

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Worthwhile Benefits from Living on a Budget

Posted by Don on September 27, 2016

When you think about your budget or even hear people talk about budgets, you probably cringe. This is because many of us think of budgeting as boring and a way to limit or restrict our spending. Making and following a budget is actually a good thing. I will show you that there are many benefits […]

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Discover it $100 Sign Up Bonus & 10% Cashback

Posted by Madison on September 23, 2016

Now that the holiday 4th Quarter 5% cashback offers are posted, it’s time to start planning our spending. Discover is once again featuring 5% cashback at Amazon and department stores during 4th quarter. With their Cashback Match program, you can earn double cash back, or 10% cashback during the holidays! My last year with Discover […]

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