7 Tips to Avoid Holiday Spending Stress

Posted by Jill on October 14, 2015

As we approach the busy holiday season, are you worried about it wreaking havoc on your finances? Each year about October or so, my dad likes to scare everyone by saying something like “only FIVE more paychecks ‘til Christmas.” This makes people nervous, because they haven’t started shopping and don’t see where they’ll find the […]

Continue reading…

How Much Do We Have in Credit Limits? Over $1,000,000!

Posted by Madison on October 12, 2015

Quite a few questions I get revolve around our credit. To take advantage of bonus offers we routinely apply for multiple new cards. Our latest round was a $4,420 Credit Card Application Spree. Readers wanted to know How Much Do Credit Inquiries Really Matter? and what kind of credit limits do we have to support […]

Continue reading…

Amazon $10 Promo Code When You Buy $50 in Gift Cards

Posted by Madison on October 9, 2015

It’s back! Just like last October, Amazon is giving out $10 promo codes when you buy an Amazon Gift Card for someone. It was a very popular Free Money offer last time around, so I’m sure many readers will want to scoop it up again! Like most Amazon offers, it is targeted, so you’ll have […]

Continue reading…

Can You Buy Dollar Store Items to Sell on Amazon?

Posted by Madison on October 8, 2015

More than a few readers have asked if you can buy dollar store items to sell on Amazon. And will it turn a profit? Shockingly, the answer is yes. As a consumer, it’s a bit startling to realize that you’re overpaying for a dollar store item and the convenience to have it shipped to you […]

Continue reading…

Many people put off saving for retirement just because it is so far away. They think they will have time to start saving in 5 or 10 years. After all, 30 years into the future is long time away. Others put off saving for retirement because they are in debt. They have been told that […]

Continue reading…

Capital One Venture 40,000 Mile Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on October 2, 2015

We recently used the Capital One Venture card for free tickets to Disney World. The redemption process went smoothly, so it’s time to highlight the bonus offer for Free Money Friday. The Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card is currently offering a 40,000 bonus mile sign up bonus. You can redeem the bonus miles for […]

Continue reading…

This Month’s Most Popular Finance Tips: September

Posted by Madison on September 30, 2015

This month our most popular finance tips were making your money work smarter, not harder, a huge credit card application spree, planning to make money selling on Amazon this holiday season, getting free tickets to Disney, and registering for the Discover it Apple Pay promotion. If you missed the most popular finance tips this month, […]

Continue reading…

How to Maximize the Discover Apple Pay $2,000 Promotion

Posted by Madison on September 29, 2015

Discover rolled out one of the most incredible promotions recently. The Apple Pay 10%-20% Cashback was such a ridiculous offer, I immediately switched from an Android phone to an iPhone. In addition to the new phone, I picked up a new Discover it card during my $4,420 Credit Card Application Spree to double the Apple […]

Continue reading…

BankAmericard $200 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 25, 2015

Today we’re highlighting one of the cards I mentioned in my $4,420 Credit Card Application Spree. The Bank of America sign up bonus is 20,000 points, doubling their old 10,000 bonus points offer. The points can be redeemed for $200 towards your next travel purchase with their BOA Travel Rewards card. It’s Free Money Friday! […]

Continue reading…

New 4th Quarter 2015 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on September 24, 2015

4th quarter cash back is here and it’s focused on holiday shopping, specifically at Amazon.com for multiple cards! It’s time to organize, activate and put your cards into a regular rotation. In addition, now that we have the opportunity to double our Discover it Cashback to 10%, including the huge Apple Pay 10%-20% Cashback Bonus […]

Continue reading…