Archive for May, 2014

This Month’s Most Popular Finance Tips: May

Posted by Madison on May 31, 2014

This month was really busy, between buying gift cards, finding ways to make extra cash, guiding new grads on investing, maximizing the Citi bonus, getting free stuff at drugstores, and saving money studying abroad. In case you missed some of the most popular finance tips this month, here’s a recap: This Month’s Most Popular Tips: […]

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TradeKing $50 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on May 30, 2014

This week’s offer is a sign up bonus for those looking for a new online brokerage. I just logged into my TradeKing account looking for tax documents and saw the TradeKing $50 Refer a Friend sign up bonus is back. It’s Free Money Friday! How to Get Your $50 Sign Up Bonus Open a new […]

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How to Get Free Products at CVS and Walgreens

Posted by Amanda on May 29, 2014

I’ve got a secret for you: up until 2008, I made a point to avoid drugstores at all costs. This is because besides their loss leaders each week, the costs on all of the other products are much higher than what you would find at a grocery or department store. How to Get Free Products […]

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When Madison wrote her initial post on selling on Amazon, I was skeptical. Could making money on Amazon really be as easy as it sounded? Like many of you, I downloaded the book she referenced and read it through. Starting now to believe, I decided to go ahead and give it a try since it […]

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12 Cheap Anti-Aging Tricks

Posted by Kristen on May 27, 2014

It seems that staying young comes at price. The Wall Street Journal estimates that the anti-aging industry is a $261 billion industry. While trying to reduce the signs of aging, sometimes people think the only option is expensive creams and products or procedures. Instead, here are 12 budget-friendly tips to look and feel younger: Photo […]

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I like to take advantage of easy opportunities to make money. And now I’m the proud owner of a stack of $200 gift cards I bought online to earn 8.5% cash back when I stacked it with Swagbucks. There are various methods to cash out the gift cards including paying our taxes, refilling Serve or […]

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Use Flexible CDs to Access Your Money Quickly

Posted by Amanda on May 21, 2014

Since paying off our non-mortgage debt, my husband and I have been in accumulation mode. It’s definitely a lot more fun than debt pay-off mode! We are saving as much as we can every month by first setting aside an automatic withdrawal into our savings and retirement accounts and then by stashing any extra money […]

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There are complaints and horrible stories all over the web about insurance claims gone horribly wrong. One person knows someone who thought they were covered in the event of the water heater exploding, only to find out that the insurance company will pay them nothing due to code violations. Another person can’t believe that their […]

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15 Restaurant and Retail Freebies via Email

Posted by Kristen on May 19, 2014

Last year, I wrote an article on finding all of the restaurant birthday deals that are offered on your birthday as a reward for signing up to an e-mail list. As a huge deal lover, since it was so fun to watch the free deals roll in on my birthday, I thought it’d be even […]

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Hilton 40,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on May 16, 2014

Here’s another great Free Money Friday travel deal from Citi and Hilton! Citi is currently offering 40,000 bonus points when you sign up for the Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card. How to Get Your Free Hilton Nights Sign up for the Citi Hilton HHonors Visa. Spend $1,000 in purchases within the first 4 months of […]

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