10 Frugal Tips from the Tightwad Gazette

Posted by Amanda on July 18, 2017

Amy Dacyczyn began a newsletter called the Tightwad Gazette back in 1990 with just 1,700 readers. Six years and seven months later, she had well over 200,000 subscribers and a book deal. Her Tightwad Gazette newsletters were filled with wonderful, frugal (and sometimes…eccentric) tips and tightwad ideas from her own experience, as well as from […]

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Chase AARP Visa $200 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 14, 2017

The AARP credit card from Chase just doubled their sign up bonus to $200. The sign up bonus is usually $100. We joined AARP to get this card years ago. Despite common assumptions, you can join AARP at any age! Although to get the card and sign up bonus, you don’t actually need to join […]

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Amazon $10 Off Alexa Orders for Prime Day

Posted by Madison on July 11, 2017

Amazon is featuring Prime Day today. Prime Day now appears to be an annual event each year on July 11. I still don’t think the “deals” are as great as other times during the year. I think this is more of an opportunity for Amazon to clean out their warehouses before the holiday season. However, […]

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10 Surprising Things You Can Turn Into Cash

Posted by Amanda on July 10, 2017

Everyone has made a set amount of money up until this point in their lives, some of which is still liquid (cash in a savings account or wallet), and some of which is spent and gone (car, clothes, food consumed last week). But what about taking some of the things you have from the money […]

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MLB BankAmericard Cash Rewards $150 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on July 7, 2017

The MLB card from Bank of America just increased their sign up bonus to $150! I applied for this card a month ago in my $4,927+ Credit Card Application Spree when the bonus was the standard $100. I’m not much of a baseball fan, however, I really don’t care what my credit cards look like […]

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Most Popular Finance Tips: June

Posted by Madison on July 5, 2017

Last month our most popular finance tips were low cost ways to improve your home, tips to host an inexpensive wedding, the new rotating cash rewards credit cards for third quarter, projections for the 2018 tax brackets and a $500 – $625 sign up bonus for the Chase Sapphire Preferred card. If you missed the […]

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Chase Disney $200 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on June 30, 2017

If you are planning a trip to Disney soon, the sign up bonus on the Disney Visa card might come in handy! The Disney card is offering a $200 gift card right now. We recently picked up this card in our $4,927+ Credit Card Application Spree for Summer Travel. It’s this week’s Free Money Friday. […]

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What Might the 2018 Tax Rates Look Like?

Posted by Madison on June 27, 2017

What might the 2018 tax rates and 2018 tax brackets look like? President Trump proposed a new tax plan that will only have 3 tax brackets: 10%, 25% and 35%. No income levels are specified for the 3 tax brackets. However, in order for the new tax brackets to become law, they would need to […]

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8 Money Mistakes to Avoid in Your 20s

Posted by Kristen on June 26, 2017

When I graduated, I was thrilled to be done with college, start working and move on. Then, a few months down the road, I got my first student loan bill. And suddenly all of the loans I took out over the past several years for tuition and living expenses were very real. Taking out too […]

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New Capital One Premier Dining $100 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on June 23, 2017

A reader just gave me a heads up on a new card from Capital One. The Premier Dining Rewards credit card offers a $100 sign up bonus. I know the easy $100 sign up bonuses are popular with readers! The card offers 3% cash back on dining, which is great if you don’t like switching […]

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