Discover it $100 Sign Up Bonus & 10% Cashback at Amazon

Posted by Madison on October 6, 2017

Now that the holiday 4th Quarter 5% cashback offers are posted, it’s time to start planning our spending. Discover is once again featuring 5% cashback at Amazon and Target during 4th quarter. With their Cashback Match program, you can earn double cash back, or 10% cashback during the holidays! Once again, our last year with […]

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$4,487+ Secret Credit Card Application Spree

Posted by Madison on October 4, 2017

Time for a credit card application spree! Sign up bonuses from credit cards are one of my huge money makers, and one of my favorite ways to make money! We pick up thousands of dollars in bonuses each year. The cards with travel bonuses also fund our family travel. Over the past year we traveled […]

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Most Popular Finance Tips: September

Posted by Madison on October 3, 2017

Last month our most popular finance tips were finding ways to lower your housing costs, picking up a free share of stock from Robinhood, reviewing our options for credit scores and monitoring, discussing if a Roth IRA can double as an emergency fund, getting our 4th quarter cash back cards lined up, reviewing the penalty […]

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Free Share of Stock from Robinhood

Posted by Madison on September 29, 2017

Robinhood, the brokerage account that offers free trading, is giving out free shares of stock! This one is easy, it took me just a few minutes to set up my account and claim my free share! You’ll get one share of stock when you sign up for a new account using a referral. The share […]

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14 Ways to Lower Your Housing Costs

Posted by Madison on September 26, 2017

Housing is a significant part of almost everyone’s financial pie chart. The basic need for shelter can also wreak havoc on your budget if you aren’t careful. Let’s focus on ways to lower your housing costs to save some money! Lower Your Housing Costs When you want to save money, it makes sense to start […]

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Should You Use a Roth IRA as an Emergency Fund?

Posted by Jill on September 25, 2017

Because of the flexibility of a Roth IRA, many people consider using their Roth as an emergency fund (or depositing their emergency fund into a Roth if you prefer to look at it that way). Should you use a Roth IRA as an emergency fund? Using a Roth IRA as an Emergency Fund There are […]

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Wells Fargo Propel $200+ Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 22, 2017

A reader just let me know about a new version of the Wells Fargo Propel card. This one is an American Express card with a 20,000 point sign up bonus. The old card was a Wells Fargo Propel World card. The 20,000 points for the Propel card should be worth $200 or more. It’s our […]

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New 4th Quarter 2017 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on September 21, 2017

4th quarter cash back is here! It’s time for 4th quarter cash back. 4th quarter cash back is all about holiday shopping! Organize, activate and put your credit cards into a regular rotation. Quarterly Cash Rewards It’s our quarterly check-in to reevaluate the cards we are carrying to take advantage of the best 4th quarter […]

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Your Guide to Free Credit Scores, Reports and Monitoring

Posted by Madison on September 19, 2017

After the recent Equifax data breach, it’s time to revisit monitoring your credit report! After all, at last count we do manage over 65 credit cards and over $1,000,000 in credit lines! Over time, we’ve covered how to get your free credit report, get your free credit scores and get free credit monitoring. Let’s review […]

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Barclaycard Arrival Plus $525+ Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 15, 2017

The Barclaycard Arrival Plus card sign up bonus is currently 50,000 miles. You can redeem the miles for a $500 statement credit. You’ll get an extra bonus on the travel redemption, so it’s really a $525+ offer! The 50,000 mile sign up bonus is for a limited time; normally the sign up bonus is for […]

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