Financial Lessons Learned From March Madness

Posted by Don on April 10, 2014

I’m a sports nut. As such, March is a great month simply for the fact that there is great college basketball to watch. It’s great to watch starting with the conference championships because a team that had a horrible season can make a run and if they win their conference tournament, they get invited to […]

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Will American Express Eliminate Repeat Bonus Offers?

Posted by Madison on April 9, 2014

One of our favorite strategies to rack up sign up bonuses was highlighted by a reader named Steve who earned $6,000 in sign up bonuses. He highlighted his tips and tricks including the ability to recycle or repeat bonuses offers as often as he can. He shared that in order to recycle a bonus offer […]

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The Truth About Why Taxes Are So Stressful

Posted by Kristen on April 8, 2014

Do you find yourself stressed out around tax time? What about even thinking about doing your taxes? If so, you are not alone. Taxes are often thought of as a dreaded part of the year causing stress and leaving people feeling overwhelmed and depressed. Why Are Taxes So Stressful? Sure, the act of filing taxes […]

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Update: The bonus on the Barclaycard Arrival is now 5%, see the Barclaycard Arrival Plus $420+ Sign Up Bonus for details. The change from 10% to 5% will alter the calculations below. Barclaycard Arrival I picked up the Barclaycard Arrival card* in my Credit Card Application Spree last spring. While I’ve redeemed most of the […]

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Hawaiian Airlines 35,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Kate on April 4, 2014

This week’s Free Money Friday Deal could be really great for anyone planning a big family trip or honeymoon to Hawaii. Barclaycard is offering a great sign-up bonus of 35,000 bonus miles on their Hawaiian Airlines credit card! How to Get Your Bonus Sign up for the Hawaiian Airlines card. Spend $1,000 on purchases in […]

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There are virtual worlds out there, and also virtual currencies. Bitcoin has come up as the most well-known, traded, and used virtual currency thus far, so much so that it’s spiked the interest of governments and the IRS. So what exactly is a virtual currency, a bitcoin, and how does the IRS treat them for […]

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How To Get Cash if You Owe Taxes This Year

Posted by Kristen on April 1, 2014

It can be pretty scary and unnerving when you owe the IRS money especially when you did not think you were going to owe taxes. There are many reasons why you may owe the IRS once you are done filing your federal income taxes this year. If you find yourself owing and don’t have the […]

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Deadline for Obamacare Delayed and Other Changes to ACA

Posted by Amanda on March 31, 2014

My father was one of the millions of Americans who were dropped by their health insurance provider. He and his wife work for themselves, so they’ve carried an expensive individual policy. In November of last year, he received notice that his policy was going to be dropped, giving him until December 31st to find a […]

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Choice Hotels 32,000 Points Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on March 28, 2014

During my $1,720 + 267k Point Credit Card Application Spree, I mentioned this Choice Privileges Visa as one of the cards I applied for. Choice Hotels has some of the only hotels located in one of the towns we like to ski at. If you’re in the same situation, this card might be a good […]

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20 Thrifty Decorating Tips

Posted by Kristen on March 26, 2014

Decorating your home or apartment doesn’t mean that you have to go broke doing it. If you’re creative and use a few helpful tricks, you can decorate your space with money to spare. Have fun with it. Here are some helpful tips to decorate on a budget. Budget Friendly Decorating Tips Buy couch covers. Instead […]

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