There were some great reads around the blogosphere this week – enjoy them! Photo Credit: blmiers2 Finance Reads 5 Painless Ways to Pay Yourself First – Ask anyone with wealth what the key was for them and they’ll tell you they paid themselves first – here are some good ideas on how to make it [...]

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We’re on a Free Money Friday travel kick over here! Check out this $100 signup bonus from American Express and Travelocity that is great for people who like the flexibility of booking travel with different airline and hotel brands. How to Get Your Bonus Points Sign up for the Travelocity® Rewards American Express® Card. Make your [...]

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In 2005 I experienced a lot of firsts. I had graduated from college, I had started my first full-time job, I opened up my first retirement account, and I started using my first rewards credit card. For the longest time (or at least it felt like it) I thought I would never build a credit [...]

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The recent government shutdown has once again left taxpayers asking Does a Government Shutdown Delay Your Tax Refund? There are still quite a few people waiting on their tax refunds who filed earlier this year. In addition, many more people plan to file by the tax deadline extension on October 15. Earlier Delays The government [...]

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Dollar stores have become a great way to save money on items. They’ve been around for a long time; however, ever since the recession began in 2008, dollar stores have seen a surge in activity. In fact, many of the businesses that own dollar stores are expanding the number of store locations to take advantage [...]

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How to Sign Up for Obamacare

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Open enrollment for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, begins tomorrow, October 1, 2013. The open enrollment is for health plans that will begin on January 1, 2014. How do you sign up for Obamacare? Obamacare Open Enrollment What is open enrollment? Open enrollment is the window of time where you can [...]

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If you’re thinking ahead to holiday travel, this week’s Friday Featured Deal may be just right for you. Delta and American Express are offering bonus miles and a new bonus – a $50 statement credit with their Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card! How to Get Your Delta Bonus Sign up for the Gold Delta SkyMiles® [...]

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Dealing with debt is rough enough. It’s stressful, depressing, and scary. What makes it even worse is if you begin to start receiving calls from a debt collector. You may receive a call from a debt collector for several reasons. Here are some reasons why they may contact you and how to stop a debt [...]

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One of the biggest fears for people cognizant of (and who care about) future finances is whether or not they are saving enough for retirement. The media likes to portray retirement as a fun-filled, party time where travel and golf twice a week are the soup du jour. But all of these things cost a [...]

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4th quarter cash back is here and it’s perfectly aligned for holiday shopping! It’s time to reevaluate the cards you are carrying to take advantage of the best 4th quarter 2013 cash rewards credit cards bonuses. Every quarter we reevaluate the cash back cards to make sure we get the highest cash back on each [...]

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