There is a sharing economy out there that is quite helpful in saving money. I’ve detailed before my own family’s circle of savings in which things like OTC medicines, shampoo, and chicken breasts have crossed state lines in order to save each of us money. When my grandmother flew down to visit us and we […]

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21 Money Saving Beauty Tips

Posted by Kristen

“When you look good, you feel good.” There’s a good chance that you have heard that quote hundreds of times. I’m not a high maintenance woman by any means and not really into makeup and things of that nature, but I do agree that it’s nice to look put together and have healthy habits. But […]

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This week’s featured deal from Barnes and Noble is great for our avid readers out there! They’re offering a $25 gift card as a bonus for the Barnes and Noble Mastercard. If you shop at Barnes and Noble often, the 5% cash back will add up quickly, something Madison realized while planning her recent credit […]

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The income that investments pay investors is a great thing. Dividends are essentially free money to investors as we get “paid” for investing in certain stocks. Capital gains are a nice bonus at the end of the quarter or year that allows us to enjoy the benefits of a rising stock market or smart moves […]

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After I spent the last few weeks planning for my application spree, I’ve made most of my decisions and I’m finally ready to get started. It’s back to my turn for the applications since our last $1,800 application spree was under my husband’s name. I mentioned that I’m making a transition from focusing only on […]

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I am not a Costco member. Nor do I hold a membership at any of the other warehouse clubs. We used to shop at them when I was a kid, and I loved the products that they had. In my early 20s I went ahead and signed up for a membership, but since it was […]

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This week’s Featured Deal from American Express offers some great cash back opportunities and an awesome sign-up bonus! For a limited time you can get a $250 statement credit after qualifying purchases on an American Express SimplyCash Business card. How to Get Your Bonus Sign up for the SimplyCash® Business Card from American Express OPEN. […]

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This Valentine’s Day, skip the pricey roses, expensive dinner out, and overpriced box of chocolate. You can celebrate with your significant other for cheap or even for free. Here are some ways to save on Valentine’s Day this year. Photo Credit: mozzercork Free or Cheap Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Significant Other Homemade baked goods. […]

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Application sprees are one of the components in my Obsession with Extreme Credit Carding. While it’s definitely not for everyone, I think it’s a fun challenge to organize and execute. I find the payoff is worth my time and effort… my $1,800 application spree last fall got us a fantastic new fridge in our kitchen! […]

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Back in 2010 my family made the decision to cut the cord and cancel our cable. This is not because we weren’t watching TV. Although the kids have limits to their total screen time, every member of our family was watching some TV each day. Our initial motivation to cancel our cable was money. At […]

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