Tips for Turning Pantry Staples Into a Fun, Cheap Dinner

Posted by Kristen on October 8, 2014

What do you have in your pantry right now? There are certain items that you always have on hand, right? Maybe it is canned soup, pasta, marinara sauce in a jar, or whatever other convenience products you like to turn to. Stop wasting food and turn those pantry items into a fun and inexpensive meal. […]

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New Target Prepaid Red Card to Earn More Cashback

Posted by Madison on October 7, 2014

I buy a lot of stuff at Target (actually a ridiculous amount of stuff when you factor in my purchases for selling on Amazon), so I was excited to see that Target rolled out a new Target Prepaid Red Card last weekend! I like using our traditional Target credit card to shop there for the […]

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8 Simple Ways to Make Extra Money in Your Spare Time

Posted by Kristen on October 6, 2014

When you are trying to save your money or get out of debt, sometimes the process can seem like it’s not going so well. It can be frustrating when it feels like it’s not working as well as you had originally thought it would. If you’re not seeing your savings increase as much as you […]

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On Halloween of last year, my husband found out he was being let go. He had an inkling of it the night before when he learned that someone from corporate headquarters was flying in the next day, unexpectedly. But that didn’t take the sting off. At 10:00 in the morning I got the text, and […]

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This Month’s Most Popular Finance Tips: September

Posted by Madison on September 30, 2014

This month our favorite finance discussion topics were ways to bring in extra cash, tricks to learn from extreme couponers, earning oodles of cashback from Discover, ways to watch free movies, scoring a free $10 Amazon promo code, the impact of late payments, financial review tips, and claiming the new health insurance tax credit. If […]

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19 Ways to Cut Costs During a Spending Fast

Posted by Kristen on September 29, 2014

Are you ready to reduce debt or increase that savings account? The solution could be a spending fast. A spending fast is exactly what it sounds like – spending the least amount of money possible. We explored tips for a successful spending fast, but here is how to make a game plan for your fast. […]

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Should You Consider Investing In Marijuana?

Posted by Don on September 24, 2014

The other week I was traveling for vacation and while sitting on the plane, my seatmate started talking to me about the various marijuana stocks that are now being traded in the stock market. He was selling this one stock in particular (I won’t mention it since it’s a penny stock), telling me how he’s […]

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How I Earned $1450 Cashback from Discover

Posted by Madison on September 23, 2014

I just redeemed $350 in cashback on my Discover account. If that wasn’t special enough, imagine my delight when I logged into my Discover card account and saw I had an additional $1100 in cashback to redeem! How did I rack up $1450 in cashback on my Discover card? Let’s take a closer look. How […]

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How to Cut Your Cable Bill

Posted by Kristen on September 22, 2014

When you’re trying to get out of debt or increase your savings, the two ways to do both is by increasing your income and cutting your spending. On the list of items you could potentially cut, is your cable bill. If you’re spending $100 per month on your bill, imagine if that money was going […]

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Ebay Bucks Cashback

Posted by Madison on September 19, 2014

Do you shop on eBay? I have used eBay off and on for almost 15 years… but somehow I missed the fact that they have a rewards program! I’ve been shopping a bunch on eBay recently to stock up on some discontinued items I sell on Amazon. (Ironically, there’s a book about the topic How […]

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