Articles by Madison

US Bank START Savings $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on August 1, 2014

When I highlighted the new US Bank Checking $150 Sign Up Bonus I mentioned that the bonus offer also qualified for the START rewards program. The START program has its own bonus though, so we’re featuring it as our Free Money Friday offer this week. How to Get Your $100 Sign Up Bonus Open a […]

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How to Cut Your Losses Selling on Amazon

Posted by Madison on July 30, 2014

Once you’ve been at the Amazon business for more than a year, you’ll probably have some duds sitting in the warehouse. Sometimes I buy junk. Sometimes popular products lose their popularity and you end up with leftover items. It’s ok. It’s part of the business model. Maximize Profits and Minimize Expenses Just like any business […]

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US Bank Checking $150 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 25, 2014

US Bank is running a summer promotion for a $150 sign up bonus on their checking account. As part of the promotion, you can win a Tesla Model S or $100,000. Even though giveaways are fun, we’ll focus on the $150 bonus since everyone can get it as our Free Money Friday offer this week. […]

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The 2014 state sales tax holidays are almost here! If you’re lucky, your state will encourage you to shop on specific days this summer to avoid paying sales tax. The tax free weekends and sales tax holidays vary by state, but many are having the 2014 tax free weekend the first weekend in August for […]

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Motif Investing Review to Earn $150 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 22, 2014

I just finished opening my new Motif Investing account to take advantage of the Motif Investing $150 Sign Up Bonus. Here’s an overview of how it went and how Motif Investing is different than the other online discount brokers we’ve reviewed. Motif Investing Review What is a Motif? A Motif is a portfolio of stocks […]

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Amazon Store Card $10-$20 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 18, 2014

We have covered the Amazon Visa credit card $30 Sign Up Bonus before. I just noticed an alternative, the Amazon Store card with its own sign up bonus. The bonus is our Free Money Friday offer this week. How to Get Your $10 Sign Up Bonus Open a new Amazon Store card. A $10 […]

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How to Get a Free Trial from Netflix

Posted by Madison on July 16, 2014

Adrienne mentioned in How to Get Rid of Cable and Still Watch TV that they picked up a subscription to Netflix. Meanwhile I’ve heard from countless friends that their new favorite shows are House of Cards and Orange is the New Black. However, since they are Netflix original series you can’t watch them without a […]

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Capital One $25 Sign Up Bonus for Kids and Teens

Posted by Madison on June 27, 2014

We recently covered the Capital One 360 $25 Sign Up Bonus for adults. Something that sets Capital One apart from other online savings accounts is the ability for kids and teens to earn a sign up bonus. Kids can earn a $25 sign up bonus when they open a savings or bank account. We opened […]

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Quicken: The Personal Finance Tool I Use Everyday

Posted by Madison on June 25, 2014

Almost every single financial topic I write about, research, track, measure or explore always comes back to one program that I use on a daily basis: Quicken. I use it to track every financial move I make and it’s a tool I couldn’t live without. I highlighted my transition from MS Money to Quicken years […]

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3rd Quarter 2014 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on June 24, 2014

3rd quarter cash back is here and it’s focused on gas and hotels! It’s time to reevaluate the cards you are carrying to take advantage of the best 3rd quarter 2014 cash rewards credit cards bonuses. Every quarter we reevaluate the cash back cards to make sure we get the highest cash back on each […]

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