US Bank 20,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 20, 2013

I had another pleasant surprise in my $1,800+ Fall Credit Card Application Spree last week, US Bank has increased the sign up bonus on their FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Signature card to 20,000 points. It’s our Free Money Friday offer this week. How to Get Your Sign Up Bonus Sign up for the US Bank […]

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Start Now to Plan Alternative Gift Giving for Christmas

Posted by Adrienne on September 19, 2013

The middle of September is the perfect time for Christmas planning. No you heard me correctly. It seems that every December you hear about people who would love to change something about how their family handles gift giving. The problem is December is too late! By then many in your family have already completed their […]

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Can You Make Six Figures Selling on Amazon?

Posted by Madison on September 18, 2013

A reader Alex left the following comment “I have been reading your blog for a long time. I was wondering if you could provide an update on your Amazon business.” Great reminder Alex! Since we’re getting so close to the 4th quarter and holiday shopping, it’s time to revisit my Amazon FBA Seller business and […]

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4 Tasks for Your Fall Tax Check Up

Posted by Don on September 17, 2013

With only four months left in 2013 (where did the time go?), now is a good time to look over your finances. I usually look over my tax situation for the year in September because it gives me plenty of time to make any necessary adjustments. If you wait until December, it might be too […]

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Albert Einstein defines insanity as doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results. I find this most applicable when I hear people complaining about their finances and their money and the lack thereof. I know a lot of people who always seem to be saying they don’t have enough money, are […]

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How Does COBRA Work?

Posted by Amanda on September 12, 2013

I have been laid off twice in my short, post-college career. It’s not something that I like to advertise, and it does make me feel better knowing that both times the president of the company drafted and signed a letter stating that the circumstances of my lay-off had nothing to do with my performance. For […]

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9 Easy Ways to Save Money This Fall

Posted by Kristen on September 11, 2013

Some of us may be sad to see summer go while others are ready to embrace fall. Fall is one of my favorite seasons. I love the cooler temperatures, the changing leaves, and all of those pumpkin flavored delights that appear in the fall. Here are some of my favorite money saving activities to celebrate […]

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Updates on the Walmart Price Match Guarantee

Posted by Amanda on September 10, 2013

A year or two ago I wrote an article on Walmart’s new Price Match program. When I tested this new program out at my local Walmart, I was pleasantly surprised. Even though Walmart’s policy does not require that you bring an advertisement to do price matching at the cash register, I brought one anyways. CVS […]

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$1,800+ Fall Credit Card Application Spree

Posted by Madison on September 9, 2013

The kids are back in school! I finally have some time to prepare my next credit card application spree! It’s my husband’s turn for the applications since the last quick springtime application spree was mine. Here are the details from our previous application sprees over the past year. Our fridge broke, so we needed to […]

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BankAmericard Travel Rewards $200 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 6, 2013

Republished on: January 22, 2016: I picked up the BankAmericard Travel Rewards card last fall in my $4,420 Credit Card Application Spree. I’m revisiting this card since they just announced a Preferred Rewards program that will increase the bonuses on the card above the standard 1.5 points per dollar! The Bank of America sign up […]

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