Archive for April, 2014

How to Earn 8.5% Buying Visa Gift Cards Online

Posted by Madison on April 30, 2014

I like to take advantage of buying gift cards for cash back when it’s convenient, but I rarely run out to a store just to purchase gift cards. However, when a store makes them available online, I like to seize the opportunity to make money! Chasing the Points discovered that Staples recently started selling their […]

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16 More Free Ways to Deal with Stress

Posted by Kristen on April 29, 2014

As mentioned in the first article on 13 free steps to reducing stress, it is important to take a breath and deal with the stress of the day. Stress in unavoidable, but reducing the amount of stress can greatly enhance the quality of our lives. Plus, being calm and stress-free will benefit your finances as […]

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How to Redeem Your Barclaycard Miles for Travel

Posted by Madison on April 28, 2014

Update: The bonus on the Barclaycard Arrival is now 5%, see the Barclaycard Arrival Plus $420+ Sign Up Bonus for details. The change from 10% to 5% will alter the calculations below. In the Best Way to Maximize Barclaycard Arrival Points for 2.27% I highlighted that the highest rate of redemption for the Barclaycard points […]

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American Express Everyday $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Kate on April 25, 2014

Today’s Free Money Friday offer is really for everyone! American Express has a nice sign-up bonus with a low spend threshold on a card that is great for EveryDay use. The sign up bonus is worth $100. How to Get Your Bonus Sign up for the AmEx EveryDay card. Spend $1,000 on your card within […]

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3 Ways to Safely Handle Stock Market Volatility

Posted by Don on April 24, 2014

After the great run the stock market had in 2013, 2014 is turning into an investor’s worst nightmare. The volatility in the stock market is back, with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 declining and advancing close to 100 points daily. What is an investor to do in order to survive this emotional roller coaster […]

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8 Ways to Save on Moving Costs

Posted by Kristen on April 23, 2014

Moving is an emotional rollercoaster. In many cases, it’s exciting and joyous if you’re moving somewhere you are happy to be living. It can also be intimidating and nerve wracking if you’re moving because of a new job or moving to a new place where you aren’t familiar with the area or know anyone. Moving […]

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Free Gift Cards from Recycle Bank

Posted by Madison on April 22, 2014

It’s Earth Day! To celebrate, I went through all of our articles from the last six years to find the most popular article that combines a green lifestyle and financial rewards. For long time readers, remember when we introduced RecycleBank a few years ago? And for new readers, have you heard of ReclycleBank? Here’s a […]

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13 Free Ways to Reduce Stress

Posted by Kristen on April 21, 2014

As wonderful as it is, life can get pretty rough sometimes. Between dealing with work, finances, personal relationships, and the everyday stresses of life, things can get difficult. Sadly, it could be somewhat of a vicious cycle, too. Often, when we’re stressed, we might feel like we need to go shopping for some retail therapy, […]

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Even with tax time behind us, we found some great finance reads out there this week on taxes, travel, retirement and more! Featured Finance Tip Wealth Strategy: Track Your Net Worth – I have to agree that I think this is one of the best things you can do to set yourself on the path […]

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Serve $50 Statement Credits Per Month via Isis

Posted by Kate on April 18, 2014

American Express’ Serve is offering a cool rebate offer through their Isis Mobile Wallet. Every time you make a purchase over $1 you’ll get $1 back, with potential for up to $150 back during the next 3 months – it’s this week’s Free Money Friday offer! How to Get Your Bonus If you haven’t already, […]

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