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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Use Plastiq to Pay Mortgage or Rent with a Credit Card Today

Posted by Madison on October 31, 2016

Whenever there’s an opportunity to pay mortgage or rent with a credit card I get excited. Housing costs are typically most people’s biggest expense so ideally we’d like to pay them with a credit card to earn rewards. I’m also working on meeting the spending requirements for my Huge $5,325+ Credit Card Application Spree, so […]

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The American Express Blue Cash Everyday card just introduced 10% cashback at Amazon! Perfect timing for holiday shopping! They also have a $150 sign up bonus. If you maximize the sign up bonus and the Amazon cashback offer it’s worth $350! The sign up bonus is our Free Money offer this week! How to Get […]

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When You Need to Update Your Budget

Posted by Don on October 25, 2016

We recently covered the Worthwhile Benefits from Living on a Budget to highlight what you might be missing if you don’t have a budget. However, if you are someone who has created a budget and you actually follow it, when was the last time you updated it? I ask because if you are not updating […]

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Amazon $60 in Promo Codes When You Upload a Photo

Posted by Madison on October 21, 2016

Amazon is giving out $60 in promo codes when you upload a photo to Amazon Prime Photo. At first I couldn’t figure out why Amazon wanted us to upload photos… then I realized that they are trying to get us to use their photo storage program called Prime Photos. As part of the program they’re […]

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How to Overhaul Your Financial Life in 10 Years

Posted by Don on October 20, 2016

Your finances are in shambles. You are desperate for change but you aren’t sure what to do or if making any changes are even worth it. After all, the mess you are in feels insurmountable. Can you overcome poor financial decisions and change your financial life for the positive? Is it even possible? The answer […]

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Tricks to Save Money on Health Care Costs

Posted by Don on October 18, 2016

I’ve dealt with a decent amount of medical bills so far this year, and it should come as no surprise that medical treatment is expensive! (And don’t get me started on the confusing statements I get that talk about the cost, covered amounts, co-insurance, and everything in between.) Tricks to Save Money on Health Care […]

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Why You Need to Give Your Money Meaning

Posted by Don on October 13, 2016

When it comes to money, we all want as much as we can get. But not only is making money important, so is saving money. We save so that we can enjoy the future financially and so we can overcome any financial setbacks we encounter along the way. However, there are many times when we […]

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Huge $5,325+ Credit Card Application Spree

Posted by Madison on October 11, 2016

It’s finally time for a credit card application spree! I’m really excited about this one because of the huge sign up bonuses that came out recently. It’s not very often that the timing of one of my application sprees lines up so perfectly with oversized bonuses on multiple cards! Credit Card Application Spree I take […]

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