Archive for February, 2014

Citi 100,000 American Airlines Miles Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on February 28, 2014

During my $1,720 + 267k Point Credit Card Application Spree, I added a new card at the last minute, the Citi Executive card for 100,000 American Airlines miles! Up to this point I’ve been shy about adding airline miles, but I just couldn’t pass up this offer! The offer also includes a $200 in statement […]

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5 Popular Crowdfunding Websites

Posted by Amanda on February 26, 2014

Crowdfunding has become quite trendy. In fact, even people with a lot of money like Zach Braff and Spike Lee are turning to these platforms to fund a project that they want full artistic control over. And having full control over your project is just one of the benefits of these sites (aside from the […]

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Would You Go to a Group Doctor Visit?

Posted by Amanda on February 25, 2014

There is a sharing economy out there that is quite helpful in saving money. I’ve detailed before my own family’s circle of savings in which things like OTC medicines, shampoo, and chicken breasts have crossed state lines in order to save each of us money. When my grandmother flew down to visit us and we […]

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21 Money Saving Beauty Tips

Posted by Kristen on February 24, 2014

“When you look good, you feel good.” There’s a good chance that you have heard that quote hundreds of times. I’m not a high maintenance woman by any means and not really into makeup and things of that nature, but I do agree that it’s nice to look put together and have healthy habits. But […]

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Barnes and Noble $25 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Kate on February 21, 2014

This week’s featured deal from Barnes and Noble is great for our avid readers out there! They’re offering a $25 gift card as a bonus for the Barnes and Noble Mastercard. If you shop at Barnes and Noble often, the 5% cash back will add up quickly, something Madison realized while planning her recent credit […]

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How is Investment Income Taxed?

Posted by Don on February 20, 2014

The income that investments pay investors is a great thing. Dividends are essentially free money to investors as we get “paid” for investing in certain stocks. Capital gains are a nice bonus at the end of the quarter or year that allows us to enjoy the benefits of a rising stock market or smart moves […]

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$1,720 + 267k Point Credit Card Application Spree

Posted by Madison on February 19, 2014

After I spent the last few weeks planning for my application spree, I’ve made most of my decisions and I’m finally ready to get started. It’s back to my turn for the applications since our last $1,800 application spree was under my husband’s name. I mentioned that I’m making a transition from focusing only on […]

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9 Great Ways to Maximize Savings at Costco

Posted by Amanda on February 17, 2014

I am not a Costco member. Nor do I hold a membership at any of the other warehouse clubs. We used to shop at them when I was a kid, and I loved the products that they had. In my early 20s I went ahead and signed up for a membership, but since it was […]

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This week’s Featured Deal from American Express offers some great cash back opportunities and an awesome sign-up bonus! For a limited time you can get a $250 statement credit after qualifying purchases on an American Express SimplyCash Business card. How to Get Your Bonus Sign up for the SimplyCash® Business Card from American Express OPEN. […]

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Free and Cheap Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Posted by Kristen on February 13, 2014

This Valentine’s Day, skip the pricey roses, expensive dinner out, and overpriced box of chocolate. You can celebrate with your significant other for cheap or even for free. Here are some ways to save on Valentine’s Day this year. Photo Credit: mozzercork Free or Cheap Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Significant Other Homemade baked goods. […]

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