Archive for November, 2016

Shop Cyber Monday Deals Before They Expire

Posted by Madison on November 28, 2016

It’s Cyber Monday! It’s time for online shopping! There’s no time to waste, and many of these deals will expire without any warning this morning, so let’s cut straight to the deals: Amazon Deals Amazon is always my first stop on Cyber Monday! The first thing in my cart? The Lego Ferris Wheel at $40 […]

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Black Friday Deals & Gift Card Promotions

Posted by Madison on November 25, 2016

It’s Black Friday! There are just too many Free Money deals and offers to cover for Black Friday to pick just one to highlight! Instead, here is a laundry list of deals to take advantage of today! Some of the deals will also last through the weekend and beyond. Don’t forget to stack your deals […]

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American Express Platinum 100,000 Point Sign Up Bonus Tonight

Posted by Madison on November 23, 2016

It’s back! The American Express Platinum sign up bonus is 100,000 points right now! The standard offer on the Platinum card is 40,000 points. If you are interested, you’ll want to drop everything and apply tonight. Last spring many readers missed this offer when it disappeared within an hour. Since I’m working on spending requirements […]

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It’s back! Just like last year, Amazon is giving out $10 promo codes when you buy an Amazon Gift Card for someone. However, this year it’s limited to new gift card customers. If you already took advantage of this deal last time, you probably won’t be eligible. To see if your account qualifies check here: […]

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I love this time of year because the shopping deals are rolling in… and because the countdown to Black Friday Deals Week is underway! American Express just added the ability to earn 3x membership rewards points at through the end of the year. It was available on multiple of our Blue cash American Express […]

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14 Toys I Might Buy or Sell this Holiday Season

Posted by Madison on November 15, 2016

It’s almost time to kick off our holiday gift guide series this year! Many readers have asked for some insight into toys I might sell during the holidays. Here’s a list of toys that could be great for buying or selling this holiday season! Finding Toys that May Be Hard to Get this Holiday Season […]

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$20 Off $100 Visa Gift Cards at Staples via Amex Offers

Posted by Madison on November 14, 2016

Here’s a great deal you can make some quick money on, but it won’t last long! Normally, I wait until Friday to post deals, but this one probably won’t be around until Friday… American Express is giving out $20 statement credits when you spend $100 at Staples. It was available on multiple of my American […]

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How often to you make a decision because of a recent event? For example, how likely are you to buy snow shovels and salt after a blizzard? Not because you ran out and need these things, but because the last blizzard influenced your decision? The answer is most likely more often than you are aware […]

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American Express 2x Rewards for Small Business Shopping

Posted by Madison on November 4, 2016

One of my favorite holiday traditions is the American Express Small Business promotion for free statement credits. This year, it looks like there is a much different offer for spending at small businesses. I mentioned this promotion briefly in how to Use Plastiq to Pay Mortgage or Rent with a Credit Card. From now through […]

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Best of My Dollar Plan: October

Posted by Madison on November 3, 2016

Last month our most popular finance tips were about giving your money meaning, trying out a new way to pay your mortgage with a credit card, overhauling your financial life, getting around the 5/24 rule and taking advantage of big sign up bonuses for a huge application spree. If you missed the most popular finance […]

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