10 Things to Consider Before You Buy Something

Posted by Adrienne on July 13, 2015

Before I make any purchase I go through a series of questions. Here are 6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Make a Purchase. These questions and some additional considerations help me to decide if I need to make the purchase and how to do it most cost effectively. This process works for things both […]

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Visa Signature Fandango 2-for-1 Movie Tickets

Posted by Madison on July 10, 2015

It’s back! Our favorite movie deal every summer returns. If you have a Visa Signature card and are looking for a cheap date night or a way to get the kids out of the house without breaking the bank this summer, the Fandango movie offer is a great deal. The 2-for-1 movie ticket offer is […]

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11 Cheap Ways to Enjoy a Rainy Summer Day

Posted by Kristen on July 8, 2015

Everyone loves summer. The sun is shining, days are long, and temperatures are warm. Plenty of free outdoor activities, festivals, and more keep our budgets in check. It’s especially great for kids to take a trip to the park or simply ride their bike around town. But regardless of how beautiful a summer is going, […]

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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 2015 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on June 24, 2015

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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