Archive for October, 2015

Capital One Spark Cash for Business $500 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on October 30, 2015

One of the cards I picked up in my $4,420 Credit Card Application Spree was the Capital One Spark Cash for Business card. The card has a $500 bonus and earns 2% cash back on all purchases. I used to avoid Capital One. You can probably find some of my not so nice comments about […]

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This Month’s Most Popular Finance Tips: October

Posted by Madison on October 28, 2015

This month our most popular finance tips were excuses to avoid saving for retirement, tips to avoid holiday spending stress, a large Citi sign up bonus, our credit limits, and taking advantage of an Amazon $10 Promo Code. If you missed the most popular finance tips this month, here’s a quick overview: This Month’s Most […]

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What You Need to Do Immediately After Being Laid Off

Posted by Amanda on October 26, 2015

In just the eight years since graduating college with a degree in International Studies and Environmental Studies, I have been laid off two times. It’s still shocking when I think about it, and it leaves me feeling a little sheepish to write about it. However, I’d like to help others who find themselves in the […]

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Giving Assistant 5% Amazon Cashback and $5 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on October 23, 2015

A relatively new cash back shopping portal got a lot of attention when they started offering 5% cash back when shopping at Amazon! You’ll have to hurry though, the 5% Amazon cash back ends October 31. How to Earn Money with Giving Assistant Sign up for a Giving Assistant account. Earn $5 for signing up. […]

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It’s that time of year! Time for our annual holiday gift guide series! This week we are highlighting inexpensive gift ideas for teachers, coworkers and more! There are many people in our lives who provide invaluable services: teachers, employees, hired help, babysitters, etc. Let’s face it, our lives would not run so seamlessly without their […]

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Tackle Your Financial Clutter in 10 Minutes Today

Posted by Adrienne on October 19, 2015

Are you drowning in financial clutter? Have you been meaning to set-up online banking but never got around to going through the registration process? Been a while since you comparison shopped car insurance? Haven’t checked your credit report in the past year? Never changed your account beneficiaries? You get the idea. What is Financial Clutter? […]

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7 Tips to Avoid Holiday Spending Stress

Posted by Jill on October 14, 2015

As we approach the busy holiday season, are you worried about it wreaking havoc on your finances? Each year about October or so, my dad likes to scare everyone by saying something like “only FIVE more paychecks ‘til Christmas.” This makes people nervous, because they haven’t started shopping and don’t see where they’ll find the […]

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How Much Do We Have in Credit Limits? Over $1,000,000!

Posted by Madison on October 12, 2015

Quite a few questions I get revolve around our credit. To take advantage of bonus offers we routinely apply for multiple new cards. Our latest round was a $4,420 Credit Card Application Spree. Readers wanted to know How Much Do Credit Inquiries Really Matter? and what kind of credit limits do we have to support […]

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Amazon $10 Promo Code When You Buy $50 in Gift Cards

Posted by Madison on October 9, 2015

It’s back! Just like last October, Amazon is giving out $10 promo codes when you buy an Amazon Gift Card for someone. It was a very popular Free Money offer last time around, so I’m sure many readers will want to scoop it up again! Like most Amazon offers, it is targeted, so you’ll have […]

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Can You Buy Dollar Store Items to Sell on Amazon?

Posted by Madison on October 8, 2015

More than a few readers have asked if you can buy dollar store items to sell on Amazon. And will it turn a profit? Shockingly, the answer is yes. As a consumer, it’s a bit startling to realize that you’re overpaying for a dollar store item and the convenience to have it shipped to you […]

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