Back to school can come as a relief to some parents who are exhausted from an eventful summer. But on the other hand, back to school means an extra cost for stocking up on supplies and clothes for the next year. This expense may not come at the best time since it seems like you’re [...]

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A reader recently wrote in wanting to know how to become a billionaire. There is no set path to becoming a billionaire. If there was, you can be certain that I would have majored in it in college along with everyone else. Realize from the start that odds are against you becoming a billionaire. I [...]

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I’m sure you have heard that old line, “Don’t play with your food.” As much as parents may often try to get their kids to stop playing with the foods on their plates and just eat, the kids somewhat have it right. Food is fun, and eating can be a really enjoyable fun experience. Many [...]

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When I highlighted the new US Bank Checking $150 Sign Up Bonus I mentioned that the bonus offer also qualified for the START rewards program. The START program has its own bonus though, so we’re featuring it as our Free Money Friday offer this week. How to Get Your $100 Sign Up Bonus Open a [...]

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This month we featured how to get rid of your student loans (without actually paying them off), municipal bond benefits, saving at the grocery store, a review of Quicken, insurance scams and cheap vacation ideas. If you missed the most popular finance tips this month, here’s a quick overview: This Month’s Most Popular Tips: July [...]

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Once you’ve been at the Amazon business for more than a year, you’ll probably have some duds sitting in the warehouse. Sometimes I buy junk. Sometimes popular products lose their popularity and you end up with leftover items. It’s ok. It’s part of the business model. Maximize Profits and Minimize Expenses Just like any business [...]

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Have you heard of the new debt instrument the Treasury Department issued earlier this year? It is called the two year floating rate note. You may be wondering why the Treasury is issuing a new instrument now. The answer lies in the fact that it is still pumping money into the economy to right the [...]

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Finding ways to save money on food is on every budget conscious person’s mind, and rightfully so. Eating and drinking is something we have to budget for on a daily basis, and it can significantly add up if you’re not thinking about it. The first tip people generally give to save money on food is [...]

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US Bank is running a summer promotion for a $150 sign up bonus on their checking account. As part of the promotion, you can win a Tesla Model S or $100,000. Even though giveaways are fun, we’ll focus on the $150 bonus since everyone can get it as our Free Money Friday offer this week. [...]

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While watching Extreme Couponers one day, I was amazed at the amount of coupons they always have. Since I felt like I rarely come across that abundance of coupons, I decided to start making more of an effort to find coupons to save more money on my grocery bill. How to Find Coupons for Groceries [...]

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