Archive for July, 2009

Credit Card $40 Sign Up Bonuses

Posted by Madison on July 31, 2009

When I’m searching for credit cards, Card Offers is one of my first stops. Lets take a look at their sign up bonus program for Free Money Friday this week. How to Get Your Credit Card Sign Up Bonuses Sign up for a free account at Card Offers using the referral ID 1003120517. Select the […]

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Which Coupon Code Sites Do You Use?

Posted by Madison on July 30, 2009

I’m always on the the search for the best coupon code sites. They make shopping online easier and cheaper than running out to the store. Last week we were looking for a new set of Thule racks for my car. We realized that with three kiddos, we’re going to need to put a rocket box […]

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Flashback: One Year Ago… July 2008

Posted by Madison on July 29, 2009

I’m having fun digging through the archives from last summer. It’s always great to see what was on our minds, and what happened in our lives. Want to do the same? If you keep a lot of email, take a glance at some of the emails from last July… I’ll be curious to hear what […]

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How to Survive and Thrive During a Recession

Posted by Guest Author on July 27, 2009

This is a guest post by Jonathan. He’s a Australian twenty-something student with a Diploma in Financial Services. The sky has fallen, and a lot of us are in over our heads in debt and worry. But the recession doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Just as a company can emerge from a bankruptcy […]

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Readers Share Favorite Cash Back Programs

Posted by Madison on July 24, 2009

The results are in from the cash back poll. For Free Money Friday, we’ll explore the reader favorites. Readers Favorite Cash Back Programs * This poll is closed. * My Favorite Cash Back Programs Just like readers, the program I use the most is Ebates. It seems like they come out on top a lot […]

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Life as a Family of Five

Posted by Madison on July 23, 2009

A few weeks into life with three kids and we’re doing pretty well. We finally have a sleeper on our hands so we’re getting the much needed rest that we lacked when we brought each of the boys home from the hospital. It’s amazing what getting the right amount of sleep can do! We’ve also […]

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The Exponential Power of Delayed Consumption

Posted by Guest Author on July 22, 2009

This is a guest post by Todd Campanella. Todd is a 34 year old married dad of one. He has a finance degree and an MBA; he teaches middle school math. He recently wrote a grant and received $1000 from ING Direct to take 60 students to experience the Junior Achievement’s Finance Park. Delayed Consumption […]

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Risk Tolerance and Smart Investing

Posted by Guest Author on July 20, 2009

This is a guest post by Carson Brackney, writer for Personal Finance Analyst. Personal Finance Analyst is an online community of bloggers dedicated to taking the mystery out of money and helping you to live a happier, more successful life with the money you have. Risk Tolerance Calculators New Jersey’s Cooperative Extension Services (operated out […]

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Bank of America $75 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 17, 2009

Bank of America offers various sign up bonuses from time to time. The latest promotion is $75 for a new checking account. And it’s a nice one, since you don’t have to set up direct deposit! It’s our Free Money Friday offer this week. How to Get Your Sign Up Bonus Open a new Free […]

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Have you Loaned Money on Kiva?

Posted by Madison on July 16, 2009

We’ve talked about Lending Club a lot lately, but something that has been in the back of my mind is Kiva. Kiva is a micro lending site aimed at low income entrepreneurs in 44 developing countries. It’s a cross between a charity (it’s a non profit organization) and a peer-to-peer social lending site. You select […]

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