Archive for January, 2016

Motif Investing $150 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on January 29, 2016

Have you take advantage of the Motif Investing $150 sign up bonus? I was busy logging into all of my investment accounts to download tax documents and I saw the $150 offer is still available! If making some extra cash is on your priority list this year, this one is relatively easy. I covered how […]

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This Month’s Most Popular Finance Tips: January

Posted by Madison on January 28, 2016

This month our most popular finance tips were saving thousands of dollars with Digit in a few months, determining if you have to file taxes, starting out the New Year on the right foot, what to do with money from required minimum distributions and calculating self employment taxes. If you missed the most popular finance […]

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2016 Discover Rewards Calendar

Posted by Madison on January 21, 2016

Next up in our series of cash back calendars for planning your 5% cash back is Discover It, previously called the Discover More card. To help you accomplish your purchase planning this year, here is the Discover it* cash back calendar for 2016. 2016 Discover It Rewards Calendar   1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter […]

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Read any magazine or newspaper or watch any financial television show and you will learn about the importance of saving for retirement, how much you should save, and what type of account to save your money in. But you don’t hear much about what to do when you are required to make a distribution from […]

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First Tennessee Checking $250 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on January 15, 2016

First Tennessee is offering $250 to open a checking account. There’s no requirement to live in Tennessee and you can open the account online, so it appears to be an easy sign up bonus. The easier a bonus is, the faster it moves up my to do list! It’s our Free Money offer this week. […]

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When is the Earliest You Can File Taxes?

Posted by Madison on January 14, 2016

We’re pretty familiar with the tax deadline on April 15 (although it’s extended to Monday, April 18, 2016 this year). However, the first day to file taxes each year often depends on what Congress has done recently with any new laws that were implemented. This year is no different as congress signed new legislation at […]

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How much money do you have to make to file taxes? What is the minimum income to file taxes? Let’s take a look at the requirements for the minimum income to file taxes in 2015 (and due in 2016). 2015 Minimum Income Requirements The IRS released the minimum income to file taxes in 2015. For […]

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How I Saved Over $3,000 with Digit in 5 Months

Posted by Madison on January 6, 2016

Five months ago, I signed up for the automated savings tool Digit. Digit analyzes your spending daily and makes transfers out of your account little by little into your Digit savings account. Digit takes into account pay days, rent, recurring bills, spending patterns, and average balance. I was intrigued by their math and decided to […]

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8 Ways to Start the New Year on the Right Financial Foot

Posted by Madison on January 4, 2016

Happy New Year! Many of us plan to start the year with a blank slate. We set new goals and renew our focus on previously abandoned goals. Do you have any financial resolutions this year? Are you still working on them? Here are some of our favorite ways to tackle the new year financially. It’s […]

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