Archive for October, 2013

Finance Tips: 5 Painless Ways to Pay Yourself First

Posted by Kate on October 6, 2013

There were some great reads around the blogosphere this week – enjoy them! Photo Credit: blmiers2 Finance Reads 5 Painless Ways to Pay Yourself First – Ask anyone with wealth what the key was for them and they’ll tell you they paid themselves first – here are some good ideas on how to make it […]

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Travelocity American Express $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Kate on October 4, 2013

We’re on a Free Money Friday travel kick over here! Check out this $100 signup bonus from American Express and Travelocity that is great for people who like the flexibility of booking travel with different airline and hotel brands. How to Get Your Bonus Points Sign up for the Travelocity® Rewards American Express® Card. Make your […]

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Ways to Increase Your Credit Card Reward Points

Posted by Amanda on October 3, 2013

In 2005 I experienced a lot of firsts. I had graduated from college, I had started my first full-time job, I opened up my first retirement account, and I started using my first rewards credit card. For the longest time (or at least it felt like it) I thought I would never build a credit […]

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How Long Can the IRS Delay Your Tax Refund?

Posted by Amanda on October 2, 2013

The recent government shutdown has once again left taxpayers asking Does a Government Shutdown Delay Your Tax Refund? There are still quite a few people waiting on their tax refunds who filed earlier this year. In addition, many more people plan to file by the tax deadline extension on October 15. Earlier Delays The government […]

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Is Shopping at a Dollar Store a Good Deal?

Posted by Don on October 1, 2013

Dollar stores have become a great way to save money on items. They’ve been around for a long time; however, ever since the recession began in 2008, dollar stores have seen a surge in activity. In fact, many of the businesses that own dollar stores are expanding the number of store locations to take advantage […]

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