On Halloween of last year, my husband found out he was being let go. He had an inkling of it the night before when he learned that someone from corporate headquarters was flying in the next day, unexpectedly. But that didn’t take the sting off. At 10:00 in the morning I got the text, and [...]

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I’m a numbers girl. Always have been, and always will be. I see things in numbers and fractions and percentages. Budgeting and tracking my spending comes easy for me because of that. But if you’re a visual person, you might find it a little harder to stay aware of your financial situation. So today, I [...]

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This month our favorite finance discussion topics were ways to bring in extra cash, tricks to learn from extreme couponers, earning oodles of cashback from Discover, ways to watch free movies, scoring a free $10 Amazon promo code, the impact of late payments, financial review tips, and claiming the new health insurance tax credit. If [...]

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Are you ready to reduce debt or increase that savings account? The solution could be a spending fast. A spending fast is exactly what it sounds like – spending the least amount of money possible. We explored tips for a successful spending fast, but here is how to make a game plan for your fast. [...]

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Amazon Free $10 Promo Code

Posted by Madison

It’s Free Money Friday! Amazon is giving out free $10 promo codes when you buy an Amazon Gift Card for someone. The offer is targeted, so you’ll have to see if you qualify first: Amazon Gift Card offer. If you do, it’s an easy way to earn a free $10 if you have plans to [...]

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4th quarter cash back is here and it’s focused on holiday shopping! I just finished claiming my $1450 Cashback from Discover and activating all our new accounts from my $2,075+ Application Spree to Stockpile 0% Credit Cards. Now it’s time to get all the cards organized and integrated into our regular rotation. Reevaluate Quarterly Cash [...]

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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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