Archive for August, 2017


Can You Have a 401k and an IRA at the Same Time?

Posted by Madison on August 31, 2017

A common misconception about IRAs – if you have a 401k at work, you can’t open an IRA. It’s false. You can contribute to an IRA and a 401k at the same time! Let’s take a closer look at investing in both an IRA and a 401k at the same time. Can You Have a […]

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10 College Money Myths to Avoid

Posted by Madison on August 28, 2017

If you have kids heading to college this fall, be sure to have some open discussions about money with them. In addition, a check in call after a month specifically to discuss money isn’t a bad idea. Here are some financial topics that you can use to get the discussion started on their path to […]

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British Airways 100,000 Avios Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on August 25, 2017

The British Airways mega sign up bonus returns. The Free Money offer from British Airways makes your trips significantly cheaper! We recently picked up this card in our $4,927+ Credit Card Application Spree for Summer Travel. British Airways is offering 100,000 Avios points when you get a British Airways card. How to Get Your 100,000 […]

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How to Find Your Missing and Unclaimed Money for Free

Posted by Madison on August 21, 2017

You can find unclaimed money for free. As more old data is put online, our resources for finding unclaimed money grow. I found my missing money, submitted my claim for the money and got a check in the mail. While claiming unclaimed money free was a $100 success for us, this man recently got $763,000 […]

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If your college student is looking to start building credit, this week’s Free Money Friday offer from Citi could be a great fit. The Citi Thank You Preferred card has a $25 sign-up bonus, which always makes me smile and reminds me of my college days when I used to make money signing up for […]

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6 Steps to Use Credit Cards Strategically

Posted by Don on August 14, 2017

Many people see credit cards as a bad thing. They lead to overspending and debt, which leads to stress and never reaching your financial goals. Using credit cards strategically can help you reach your financial goals. You just have to be smart and disciplined when using them. When I got my first credit card in […]

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This is an interesting time in the United States. We have a sitting president with no political experience leading the country in a time when our national debt is out of control, our infrastructure is crumbling, millions of people are not earning enough money and yet the stock market is at an all-time high. Oh, […]

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