How to Make Money as a Freelancer

Posted by Kristen on July 7, 2015

Whenever I tell someone I’m a freelance writer, they are always curious about it. The main thing that people are not always bold enough to ask is but they are thinking, “do you actually make money as a freelancer?” And the answer is yes, you definitely can if you’re willing to put in the time […]

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9 Tips to Stretch the Life of Common Household Items

Posted by Amanda on July 6, 2015

Look around the house and you’ll find many items that are wearing out faster than you want. Ever wish you could make them last longer? With a little bit of care, you can stretch out the life of many household items. How to Make Household Items Last Longer Printer Ink Cartridges: Start by using an […]

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How to Get a Natural High for $5 or Less

Posted by Amanda on July 2, 2015

Everyone likes to feel a thrill from time to time. That sudden, sharp feeling of excitement or exhilaration leaves us with a natural high. And feeling a natural high is so much better than a synthetic one as it is legal, inexpensive, and will not leave you dependent upon anything or anyone else. Chances are […]

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This Month’s Most Popular Finance Tips: June

Posted by Madison on June 30, 2015

This month our most popular finance tips were finding ways to make more on your savings, reading the best finance books, turning things into cash, $10 off Amazon, revisiting your goals, calculating net worth and exploring the dangers of timeshares. If you missed the most popular finance tips this month, here’s a quick overview: This […]

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30 Money Saving Tips

Posted by Madison on June 29, 2015

My Dollar Plan readers have lots of great ideas when it comes to saving money. I asked readers to share their money saving tips. The responses were terrific! One of my favorites is Brian’s idea to wait at least 30 days before making major purchasing decisions. There are so many times when I decide I […]

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Amazon $10 Off $10 Purchase

Posted by Madison on June 26, 2015

Anytime a free offer pops up from Amazon, I immediately move it up in our Free Money Friday series. I know the Amazon offers are reader favorites! Amazon is giving out free $10 promo codes when you link and use a card with Chase Ultimate Rewards. But you’ll have to ask fast… the offer ends […]

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3rd quarter cash back is here and it’s focused on gas, travel, and my favorite… Amazon.com! It’s time once again to get all the cards organized, activated and into a regular rotation. In addition, now that we have the opportunity to double our Discover it Cashback to 10%, the Discover card will be huge in […]

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5 Tips for Frugal Summer Fun

Posted by Don on June 23, 2015

Summer is easily one of my favorite seasons of the year. The warm weather and long days allow for me to get outside a lot and just have fun. Of course when having fun, I always have to keep in mind my budget. As anyone knows, falling victim to summertime fun and going over budget […]

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How to Calculate Your Net Worth

Posted by Don on June 22, 2015

Your net worth is a great (and important) number to understand. It is a snapshot in time showing you how well you are doing financially. The good news is that it is rather easy to calculate too. All you need is a sheet of paper (or a spreadsheet) and some information about your finances. Even […]

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Amazon Business $75 Gift Card

Posted by Madison on June 18, 2015

I just received an email from Amazon to upgrade to a free Amazon Business account. What caught my eye was the sign up bonus for a $75 Amazon.com gift card! It’s time to check it out for Free Money Friday! How to Get Your $75 Amazon Gift Card Register for an Amazon Business account. Spend […]

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