Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa $150 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on February 10, 2017

Wells Fargo is offering a $150 sign up bonus on their Cash Wise Visa card. The card also earns 1.5% cash rewards. If you use mobile payments, you’ll earn 1.8% during the first year. I mentioned this card earlier this week during my $4,292 Credit Card Application Spree. After picking up a $250 Sign Up […]

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IRS Will Delay Tax Refunds if You Claim These Tax Credits

Posted by Madison on February 9, 2017

There is a new delay this year for tax refunds. The delay will apply to 2016 tax returns filed in 2017. This year, the delay is due to a new law, the PATH Act of 2015. The law requires that tax refunds including the earned income tax credit or the additional child tax credits will […]

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$4,292 Credit Card Application Spree

Posted by Madison on February 8, 2017

It’s time for an application spree! Sign up bonuses from credit cards continue to be a big money maker for us. In addition, I pick up points that allow our family to travel on trips we wouldn’t otherwise take. Usually I alternate each spree with my husband. I’m trying something new this time around. After […]

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United 50,000+ Mile Sign Up Bonus from Chase

Posted by Madison on February 3, 2017

United just increased their sign up bonus to 50,000 miles on the Mileage Plus Explorer card from Chase. The regular bonus is 30,000 miles. In addition to the 50,000 miles that you can redeem for Free Flights, the card offers one free bag, 2 club passes and priority boarding. It’s our Free Money offer. How […]

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You can earn $120 per year from the Bank of America Better Balance card. It’s easy money and you can set it up automatically, but you need to set it up correctly to make it work. We’ve had this card for years but never fully optimized the earnings on it. One of the tricks is […]

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Best of My Dollar Plan: January

Posted by Madison on January 31, 2017

This month our most popular finance tips were a 12 month guide for your finances, organizing and simplifying your bills, the minimum income to files taxes, rolling out a new tax calculator, an easy sign up bonus from Wells Fargo for $250 and how to overcome unnecessary spending. If you missed the most popular finance […]

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Wells Fargo Checking $250 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on January 27, 2017

Checking account bonuses often have a direct deposit requirement that makes them tough to complete if you don’t have a paycheck from an employer (and annoying even if you do). The Wells Fargo sign up bonus caught my attention since you can complete the offer without a direct deposit requirement… and it’s easy! The $250 […]

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Welcome to 2017! Many of us take the time to create resolutions in the new year. Some want to lose weight and get into shape. Others want to make this the year they find the love of their life. And others vow to have better finances and get their financial lives in order. Unfortunately for […]

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2016 Tax Calculator to Project Your Tax Refund

Posted by Madison on January 25, 2017

The 2016 tax calculator is here! Do you want to get an estimate of how much your tax refund will be before you file? We just updated the 2016 tax calculator with the current tax brackets, credits, deductions, and everything else you’ll need to estimate your tax refund before the tax deadline. How to Use […]

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How Much Money Do You Have to Make to File Taxes?

Posted by Madison on January 18, 2017

How much money do you have to make to file taxes? What is the minimum income to file taxes? Let’s take a look at the requirements for the minimum income to file taxes in 2016 (and due in 2017). 2016 Minimum Income Requirements The IRS released the minimum income to file taxes in 2016. For […]

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