Archive for January, 2014

Get a $25 RadioShack Gift Card for Your Old Electronics

Posted by Kate on January 31, 2014

This week’s Featured Deal is from RadioShack and not only will it put some extra spending money in your pocket via a RadioShack gift card, it will also help you clear out some clutter in your house! How to Get Your $25 Gift Card Trade in up to 5 old electronics at RadioShack by 2/28/14. […]

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Will You Use the New MyRA Retirement Plan?

Posted by Madison on January 30, 2014

There’s going to be a new retirement plan in 2014! As part of the President’s State of the Union address he mentioned a new retirement plan called the myRA. While the details are still being flushed out, we are able to get a good idea of what the plan may look like from the The […]

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How to Put More Money in Your Savings Account

Posted by Kristen on January 29, 2014

For so many people who are dealing with debt, having a savings account may seem like an unrealistic goal. Regardless of your income and what your current financial situation is, having a savings account is vital for your financial health. If you think having a savings account is out of your reach or you are […]

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What is the Educator Expense Tax Deduction for Teachers?

Posted by Kristen on January 28, 2014

Teachers often spend money out of pocket on supplies for their classroom. If you are a teacher make sure you are taking advantage of a tax deduction specifically for you. The Educator Expense Deduction, which is also referred to as the tax deduction for teachers, is a $250 tax deduction. What is the Educator Expense […]

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6 Successful Ways to Save Money This Year

Posted by Kristen on January 27, 2014

At every new year, I like to look back on everything I did the previous year. I like to remember all of the fun times I’ve had, everything I’ve accomplished, and mistakes I may have made so I can learn how to improve myself for the next year. With that being said, I decided to […]

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Barclaycard Frontier 50,000 Mile Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Kate on January 24, 2014

This week’s Featured Deal is another perfect one for travelers. Frontier Airlines has a great sign-up bonus with a low spending requirement, perfect for some of your spring travel! Barclaycard is offering up to 50,000 bonus miles on the Frontier Airlines World MasterCard. The bonus miles should be enough for 2 domestic roundtrip award tickets. […]

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The calculation for internal rate of return or IRR has many uses. For individuals, the most common use is to find out the rate of return our investments produce. For corporations, internal rate of return can be used to determine which project should be implemented or whether or not a stock buyback plan should be […]

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Reader Q & A on High Cashback Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on January 22, 2014

The last few deals we featured sparked lots of interest since they offer 6% and 5% cashback at the grocery store. However since both of these cards involve some extra strategies to maximize (and calculate) the benefits, they also generated plenty of questions from readers. American Express Preferred Card First up is the American Express […]

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How To Make Taxes Less Painful

Posted by Don on January 21, 2014

With the New Year comes the inevitable… tax time. Just writing those two words sends chills down my spine. Not because I dislike completing my taxes, but because this time of year reminds me of what is easily my worst job ever. I worked on New Year’s Day. I worked 14 hour days for the […]

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American Express added new benefits to their sign up bonuses recently. We discussed the American Express 50 Reward Dollars and Amazon Prime Sign Up Bonus before the holidays. The most popular response I received was from readers who wanted to know if the Amazon Prime bonus was also available for the Blue Cash Preferred® Card. […]

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