One of my very first sign up bonuses over a decade ago was through ING Direct. ING was acquired by Capital One and guess what? They still offer the same $25 sign up bonus when you open a savings account! The Capital One 360 Savings account bonus is still one of the easiest $25 around! [...]

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We recently covered 5 Ways to Save Money When Your Spouse is a Spender. However, how do you save money when both spouses are spenders? Let’s tackle another money relationship question on our path to help you manage money in your marriage: What do you do if both you and your spouse are spenders? Photo [...]

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Summer is right around the corner. For our family that means a few lazy afternoons spent on the shores of the Gulf, lots of iced tea to try and counteract the heat here in Houston, and watching tomatoes, basil and other summer specialties ripen in our backyard vegetable garden. Summer also means that the school [...]

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Since I have brokerage accounts scattered all around, I’m always on the lookout to find a company that will top our list of Best Online Discount Brokers. There’s a new broker rolling out free trading in an effort to build a lean business model that cuts out the overhead of other brokerages. Robinhood, a new [...]

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Read most financial publications and they will speak to you about why you should never buy a new car. The total cost of a new car, including the depreciation is a waste of money. And don’t even suggest leasing a car. You’ll be banished quicker than Napoleon. I’m not here to tell you any of [...]

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I first mentioned today’s Free Money Friday offer, the Wells Fargo Propel World card, when a reader Norm asked me about my three current favorite sign-up bonuses. By the way, in case you were wondering, my other two favorite sign up bonuses right now are the Barclaycard Arrival $400+ Sign Up Bonus and the Citi [...]

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How to Save Money on Vitamins

Posted by Kristen

Multi-vitamins may cost money upfront, but they are worth it in the long run. Taking a daily multi-vitamin fills in the gaps of any vitamins or minerals you didn’t get throughout the day. Even the most health conscious people, still may be lacking in a certain vitamin on any given day. Each vitamin or mineral [...]

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Adrienne put together a fantastic list of Father’s Day gift ideas a few years ago. As I was reading through it to get some ideas for my own shopping this week, I figured some of you might also like some ideas if you are stumped on a Father’s Day gift. Here’s what she wrote: Father’s [...]

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Recently, Amanda posted about using flexible CDs to access money quickly. She decided to go this route as opposed to investing in the stock market because: I believe the stock market is going to dip again. I am not an expert by any means, but I do watch the news and quite frankly, the world [...]

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I am constantly on the lookout for new ways to save even more on our energy bills. Every year I take an overall audit of our spending (both natural gas and electricity) and try to beat our spending from the year before. This began in 2010 because of my need to know we had not [...]

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