Last week you took the first steps to improving your finances in How to Improve Your Finances When You Don’t Know Where to Start. Like I mentioned last week, you don’t have to have to win the lottery or get a giant promotion to change things. Whether you’d like to get out of debt or [...]

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As the summer comes to an end, be sure to put some of these great finance posts on your reading list! Did you know yesterday (Saturday, September 21) was the last day of summer this year? Let’s take one final look at summer before the leaves turn and we head into fall! Photo Courtesy: CubaGallery [...]

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I had another pleasant surprise in my $1,800+ Fall Credit Card Application Spree last week, US Bank has increased the sign up bonus on their FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Signature card to 20,000 points. It’s our Free Money Friday offer this week. How to Get Your Sign Up Bonus Sign up for the US Bank [...]

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The middle of September is the perfect time for Christmas planning. No you heard me correctly. It seems that every December you hear about people who would love to change something about how their family handles gift giving. The problem is December is too late! By then many in your family have already completed their [...]

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A reader Alex left the following comment “I have been reading your blog for a long time. I was wondering if you could provide an update on your Amazon business.” Great reminder Alex! Since we’re getting so close to the 4th quarter and holiday shopping, it’s time to revisit my Amazon FBA Seller business and [...]

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With only four months left in 2013 (where did the time go?), now is a good time to look over your finances. I usually look over my tax situation for the year in September because it gives me plenty of time to make any necessary adjustments. If you wait until December, it might be too [...]

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Albert Einstein defines insanity as doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results. I find this most applicable when I hear people complaining about their finances and their money and the lack thereof. I know a lot of people who always seem to be saying they don’t have enough money, are [...]

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Barclaycard $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison

As I was working on putting together my $1,800+ Fall Credit Card Application Spree earlier this week, I was pleased to see that Barclays has doubled their current sign up bonus to $100. It’s this week’s Free Money Friday! How to Get Your Sign Up Bonus Sign up for the BarclayCard Rewards Mastercard. Make a [...]

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How Does COBRA Work?

Posted by Amanda

I have been laid off twice in my short, post-college career. It’s not something that I like to advertise, and it does make me feel better knowing that both times the president of the company drafted and signed a letter stating that the circumstances of my lay-off had nothing to do with my performance. For [...]

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Some of us may be sad to see summer go while others are ready to embrace fall. Fall is one of my favorite seasons. I love the cooler temperatures, the changing leaves, and all of those pumpkin flavored delights that appear in the fall. Here are some of my favorite money saving activities to celebrate [...]

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