Note: This offer is no longer available. American Express is offering an awesome bonus that could be worth $300 – a great Featured Deal this week! In addition to the sign up bonus, American Express is adding a new benefit for holiday shopping, one year of Amazon Prime for unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping. How to Get Your $300 [...]

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I first heard about a spending fast a few years back while watching as episode in Oprah’s money class series. The couple stopped spending money on anything they didn’t need, and because of their sacrifice, they were able to save more than $10,000 for the year. In a nutshell, a spending fast or a spending [...]

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I recently discovered that some of my friends feel like their grocery budget is out of control. We went around the room and shared our monthly grocery budget. We are all families of 5. Their monthly grocery budgets are $800, and well over $1,200. I shared that ours on average is $585 a month, but [...]

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Just the other day, President Obama released his 2013 budget. I am not going to get into all of the details of the proposal. I am going to focus in on three interesting topics that pertain to retirement savings and my thoughts on them. Please note that there are many other aspects of his plan, [...]

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There are a few products in my life that I think are incredible money savers. We all know the Ooma phone is my personal favorite. Last Christmas, I gave my husband a Nest Learning Thermostat which I am hoping will make my short list of products that save us money. To celebrate Earth Day, I [...]

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Ready for a new, easy cash back option? Great Bridge Group is offering us each $240 per year. It’s our Free Money Friday celebration. Great Bridge Group is a research company offering you rewards on all your credit and debit card purchases. How to Earn Your Cash Back Sign up for a Great Bridge Group [...]

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Do you live in an area where electricity has been deregulated, meaning you sift through hundreds of electricity offers every time your contract is up? From someone who does, I can honestly say that it is both a blessing and a curse. Trying to figure out the best cost per kilowatt in light of baseline [...]

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Spring is one of my favorite seasons. Days are longer, weather is warmer, and the sun shines. I also love spring because it means spring cleaning. It’s a chance to get organized, reduce clutter and chaos, and it’s also a way to make extra money by selling items you’re not using anymore. Personally, spring cleaning [...]

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Last fall I stumbled on a new project to make money: selling on Amazon. I promised I’d report back once I determined how profitable it was. I just finished our tax return, and I have some solid numbers to share! We got an email that we were a top 25% seller during the holiday season. [...]

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Fun Tax Facts

Posted by Don

The annual tax deadline is here. Is your return done… or is it time to file an extension? If you are done, it’s time to celebrate with some fun tax facts. You might think to yourself that it is an oxymoron, since taxes can’t be fun. I’m not here to talk to you about the [...]

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