As usual with this time of year, my wife and I look over the totals for what we spent this year and what we saved. We compare the numbers to what we budgeted and how much we spent last year. We make the effort to make sure we account for any large variations, such as […]

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Always on the search for the best credit card to earn cash rewards, we picked up the American Express Old Blue Cash Card during our last $2,075+ Application Spree to Stockpile 0% Credit Cards. Originally I targeted the card for the 0% for 15 months on purchases and balance transfers, but it quickly became my […]

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Each quarter I put together a list of the 5% cash back on rotating categories. However, just looking at the current quarter doesn’t give you the full picture. This is especially true for the Citi card since the total cash back you can earn with the card is $300 per calendar year; it doesn’t have […]

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Almost anywhere you turn, you see news stories about the widening gap between the rich and the poor. As a result of this inequality, many prominent figures have come forth with their thoughts on how to fix things. Some want to raise taxes on the rich. Others want to raise wages for those working certain […]

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1st quarter cash back is here and it’s back to the basics with gas and groceries! After claiming all the holiday cash back offers last quarter it’s time once again to get all the cards organized, activated and into a regular rotation. Reevaluate Quarterly Cash Rewards It’s our quarterly check-in to reevaluate the cards we […]

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Living life while on a budget can be tough. When I bought my first house a few years ago, money was tight. In fact, I bought more of a house than I could afford and I had to literally watch every penny I made. Going through this experience was tough, but it forced me to […]

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2014 is quickly coming to an end which means people will be sitting down to make their lists of resolutions in the New Year. Most will focus on losing weight and improving their finances. Improve Your Finances in 3 Steps When it comes to your finances, I am going to give you 3 tips to […]

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My Dollar Plan just celebrated our seventh anniversary. I can’t believe how fast it’s gone! Thanks to you, the readers, for subscribing, stopping by to check out new articles, sharing tips and deals, and contributing your thoughts and ideas to improve My Dollar Plan. I read all your emails and welcome all the input! Also […]

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Free 6 Month Membership to Jet

Posted by Madison

Jet is the newest e-commerce company that will launch in 2015. If you sign up as a Jet Insider, you’ll get a free 6-month membership. If you refer friends, you’ll move up the list and earn extensions to your free membership. They’re also giving away Jet stock for the top 10. This reminds me of […]

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Seeing stores open on Thanksgiving and the ads trying to get us to buy a bunch of stuff we really don’t need makes me sad. I feel we have lost the true meaning of the holidays, which is all about giving. It’s not about how much you spend or how flashy of a gift you […]

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