Archive for December, 2012

What are Your New Year’s Financial Resolutions?

Posted by Kristen on December 31, 2012

With the new year almost underway, it is that time when many people make their new year’s resolution. Most often, people vow to lose weight and start working out or quit a bad habit that caught on over the years, but what about a resolution for your finances? Whether we like it or not, our […]

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American Express Plum Credit Card

Posted by Kate on December 28, 2012

American Express offers some great cards and their Plum card is designed to help people manage small businesses but it can also be a good option for personal users. That’s why it’s this week’s Free Money Friday! UPDATE: The cash back option on this card has expired. If you’re looking for a cash back card, […]

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1st Quarter 2013 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on December 27, 2012

1st quarter cash back is here! It’s time to get ready for 2013 by reassigning the cards you are carrying to take advantage of 1st quarter 2013 cash rewards credit cards bonuses. Every quarter we reevaluate the cash back cards to make sure we get the highest cash back on each purchase including the credit […]

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Gift Tax and Estate Tax Limits to Change in 2013

Posted by Don on December 26, 2012

I previously wrote about the upcoming fiscal cliff and highlighted many of the issues that the media was not focusing on that could have a big impact on many Americans should we go over the fiscal cliff. Today, I wanted to go more in depth regarding one area of tax law that could be changing […]

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Tis the Season for Giving to Charity

Posted by Don on December 24, 2012

The end of the year is predominately the time of year when charities receive the bulk of their annual donations. Some people give now because it is the holidays and they want to provide for the needy. Others want to get the last minute charitable tax deductions in before the end of the year. And […]

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Finance Tips: Happy Holidays!

Posted by Kate on December 23, 2012

Happy Holidays from all of us at My Dollar Plan! We hope you have plans to enjoy the holiday week with your family and friends. If you end up with a few extra minutes, here are some great personal finance reads that are worth checking out! Source: Christopher S. Penn Finance Reads Four Ways to […]

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Nanoosa Cashback and Price Comparison

Posted by Kate on December 22, 2012

It’s hard to believe how quickly holiday shopping has gone! For the final website in our Cash Back series, we’re looking at Nanoosa. A reader, CBT, told us about Nanoosa, an online site that helps you earn cash back on your online purchases. What is Nanoosa? It’s an online affiliate site that helps you earn […]

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2013 IRS Tax Refund Delay

Posted by Madison on December 21, 2012

Update: There will be new delays for 2013 tax returns (due in 2014). See the current IRS filing delays for more information. Are you planning to file your 2012 tax return early and worry about getting your refund? Yes, there will likely be tax refund delays again this year. Because of the delays in resolving […]

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A lot of my West Coast friends swear by Virgin America and now they’re getting even better because they’re offering a great bonus that’s this week’s Free Money Friday! For a limited time, Virgin America is doubling their sign up bonus. How to Get Your Sign Up Bonus Apply for the Virgin America Visa Signature […]

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7 Holiday Gifts That Give Back

Posted by Amanda on December 19, 2012

We’re almost done with the annual holiday gift guide. Hopefully, you’ve found gifts for everyone on your list! If you are still looking for unique ideas, today we’re featuring holiday gifts that give back. It used to be that manufacturers produced products, sold the end products to/through retailers, rinsed and repeated. There was no thought […]

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