Barclaycard Arrival Plus $420+ Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 15, 2017

The Barclaycard Arrival Plus card sign up bonus is currently 40,000 miles. You can redeem the miles for a $400 statement credit. You’ll get an extra bonus on the travel redemption, so it’s really a $420+ offer! It’s our Free Money offer this week. How to Get Your Sign Up Bonus Apply for the Barclaycard […]

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How Much is the Penalty for No Health Insurance?

Posted by Madison on September 12, 2017

Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act is now in the fourth year of providing health insurance. However, it will only be the third year of reconciling the health care requirements and the health insurance premium tax credit on your tax return in the spring. Health Insurance Penalty The fee, or insurance penalty tax, for going […]

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Wells Fargo Cash Wise Visa $200 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 8, 2017

Wells Fargo just increased the bonus on the Cash Wise Visa card to $200. It used to be a $150 sign up bonus earlier this year when it was on my list for our $4,292 Credit Card Application Spree. The card also earns 1.5% cash rewards. If you use mobile payments, you’ll earn 1.8% during […]

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Most Popular Finance Tips: August

Posted by Madison on September 5, 2017

Last month our most popular finance tips were finding your missing money, putting money in a 401k and an IRA at the same time, using credit cards strategically, college money myths, a $25 bonus for college students, handling stock market uncertainty, and a $100 PenFed bonus. If you missed the most popular finance tips last […]

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PenFed Power Cash Rewards $100 Credit Card Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 1, 2017

The PenFed Power Cash Rewards credit card bonus is $100. The card earns a flat 1.5% (or 2% with a checking account) on all purchases. If you aren’t familiar with Penfed, it’s a credit union but doesn’t require military service. In fact, long time readers will remember that we opened our mortgage with Penfed years […]

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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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