Teachers often spend money out of pocket on supplies for their classroom. If you are a teacher make sure you are taking advantage of a tax deduction specifically for you. The Educator Expense Deduction, which is also referred to as the tax deduction for teachers, is a $250 tax deduction. What is the Educator Expense […]

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At every new year, I like to look back on everything I did the previous year. I like to remember all of the fun times I’ve had, everything I’ve accomplished, and mistakes I may have made so I can learn how to improve myself for the next year. With that being said, I decided to […]

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This week’s Featured Deal is another perfect one for travelers. Frontier Airlines has a great sign-up bonus with a low spending requirement, perfect for some of your spring travel! Barclaycard is offering up to 50,000 bonus miles on the Frontier Airlines World MasterCard. The bonus miles should be enough for 2 domestic roundtrip award tickets. […]

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The calculation for internal rate of return or IRR has many uses. For individuals, the most common use is to find out the rate of return our investments produce. For corporations, internal rate of return can be used to determine which project should be implemented or whether or not a stock buyback plan should be […]

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The last few deals we featured sparked lots of interest since they offer 6% and 5% cashback at the grocery store. However since both of these cards involve some extra strategies to maximize (and calculate) the benefits, they also generated plenty of questions from readers. American Express Preferred Card First up is the American Express […]

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With the New Year comes the inevitable… tax time. Just writing those two words sends chills down my spine. Not because I dislike completing my taxes, but because this time of year reminds me of what is easily my worst job ever. I worked on New Year’s Day. I worked 14 hour days for the […]

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American Express added new benefits to their sign up bonuses recently. We discussed the American Express 50 Reward Dollars and Amazon Prime Sign Up Bonus before the holidays. The most popular response I received was from readers who wanted to know if the Amazon Prime bonus was also available for the Blue Cash Preferred® Card. […]

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When the topic turns to saving money, people often have a reason why they are not saving. They may be true or they may just be excuses, but the fact is there is usually an explanation of why it truly isn’t a valid reason. Here are some common reasons people give for not saving. Photo […]

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There has been a huge change to our household this year that goes far beyond a change in taxes: I quit my day job in January and started working for myself. Though this decision was drastic, I did not make it on my own, nor did I make it with complete disregard to our financial […]

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Now is the time to wave goodbye to last year, remembering all of the wonderful memories we made and learning from any mistakes we may have made throughout the year. Like many others, you may have created your New Year’s Resolutions to make this year even better than last year. Most of the time, whether […]

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