This Year’s Most Popular Finance Tips: 2016

Posted by Madison on December 28, 2016

My Dollar Plan just celebrated nine years of personal finance! Thank you to each one of you for reading, commenting and sharing your own personal finance tips and questions. I love receiving your emails with feedback and ideas for making My Dollar Plan articles even better. I truly hope you found lots of information to […]

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Free $10 Cash Card to Use Costco Business Delivery

Posted by Madison on December 21, 2016

Costco is giving out $10 to try their business delivery service! I received an email this week advertising 4,000 items for delivery. The terms state it’s for solicited new delivery members, but I found the offer on the website in addition to receiving an email. For a free $10, I’m willing to try it out. […]

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New 1st Quarter 2017 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on December 19, 2016

1st quarter cash back is here! I can’t believe it’s already time to begin planning the New Year and our 1st quarter cash back. It’s time to organize, activate and put your cards into a regular rotation. Reevaluate Quarterly Cash Rewards It’s our quarterly check-in to reevaluate the cards we are carrying to take advantage […]

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2nd quarter cash back is here! Another three months has flown by and it’s time for 2nd quarter cash back. Organize, activate and put your credit cards into a regular rotation. Reevaluate Quarterly Cash Rewards It’s our quarterly check-in to reevaluate the cards we are carrying to take advantage of the best 2nd quarter 2017 […]

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17 Tips for End of Year Tax Planning

Posted by Madison on December 16, 2016

It’s time for end of year tax planning! This is your annual reminder to get your financial house in order for tax season! What could be more fun than taking a break from holiday festivities and shopping to start thinking about taxes? Does anyone else need a distraction from watching the Amazon Lightning Deals? It […]

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Secret Santa Gift Ideas Under $20

Posted by Kristen on December 14, 2016

Our countdown to the holidays continues with our weekly holiday gift guide series! Today we’re looking for Secret Santa gift ideas under $20! Whether it was in college, with my family, or at my job, there is always a Secret Santa every year. Secret Santa, when you purchase presents for a recipient that doesn’t know […]

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How to Maximize End of Year Travel Credits without Traveling

Posted by Madison on December 7, 2016

Thanks to my Huge $5,325+ Credit Card Application Spree I have a lot of credit cards with end of year offers that need redeeming. Many of these cards have calendar year travel credits available, but all of our travel for the holiday season is already booked and paid for. The good news is there’s a […]

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12 Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Under $20

Posted by Amanda on December 6, 2016

Our holiday gift guide series continues with some of the most popular inexpensive gift ideas from prior years. The new list is updated and most of these versatile gifts will work for various people on your list. Are you looking for inexpensive Christmas gifts for Secret Santa gift exchanges this year? Perhaps you have a […]

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Target 10% Off Gift Cards on Sunday

Posted by Madison on December 2, 2016

Holiday shopping deals are in full swing! Target is selling 10% off gift cards on Sunday this year! In prior years you could buy them both online and in the store. It’s also another easy way to meet spending requirements; I’m still working on hitting all my sign up bonuses from the Huge $5,325+ Credit […]

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BeFrugal Cashback and $10+ Bonus

Posted by Madison on December 1, 2016

It’s time to launch our holiday cash back series! First up is BeFrugal since you can earn an easy $10 sign up bonus. You can earn cash back at BeFrugal when you shop online. I’ve used Be Frugal to earn over $3,000 in cash back shopping online! In addition, I have almost $1,000 pending in […]

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