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  • A Single Camera Charger Shipped On A Pallet Looks Ridiculous

    A Single Camera Charger Shipped On A Pallet Looks Ridiculous

    When a single charger box arrived at a camera store strapped to a wooden pallet, it caused one employee to take a video of the unboxing, then post it to Reddit with the question: “How is DHL still in business?” Yet this international edition of t…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 9:06pm -
  • Police: Please Stop Pooping On Roofs Of Passing Trains

    Police: Please Stop Pooping On Roofs Of Passing Trains

    The police in Uxbridge, Massachusetts have a request. Someone out there is standing on train bridges and defecating on passing locomotives, and the police would like these people to stop. The part where they ask folks to stop crapping on trains is d…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 8:30pm -
  • Man Spends $500K Turning His Basement Into The Bridge Of The U.S.S. Enterprise

    Man Spends $500K Turning His Basement Into The Bridge Of The U.S.S. Enterprise

    There are Trekkies, and then there are Trekkies who are willing to spend $500,000 in home renovations to turn the basement of the house into a replica of the bridge on the U.S.S. Enterprise. A place where I would make people call me Captain Quirk, ob…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 7:38pm -
  • Verizon, Netflix Stepping Up Battle To Blame Each Other For Poor Streaming Service

    Verizon, Netflix Stepping Up Battle To Blame Each Other For Poor Streaming Service

    The heat of high summer is a great time to stay inside and marathon a million hours of TV. But for some Netflix customers who use Verizon as their ISP, the summer streaming season is a slow and choppy dud. Even though the two companies came to a paid…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 7:25pm -
  • Police: Hey, Knuckleheads — The Bathroom Of Chuck E. Cheese’s Is No Place To Be Smoking Heroin

    Police: Hey, Knuckleheads — The Bathroom Of Chuck E. Cheese’s Is No Place To Be Smoking Heroin

    Not that there’s anywhere you should be doing illegal drugs, but public places are exceptionally awful venues for such activities And ratcheting up the inappropriate level to 11? Smoking heroin in the bathroom of a Chuck E. Cheese, as police say tw…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:52pm -
  • Amazon Asks FAA For Permission To Blacken The Skies With Delivery Drones

    Amazon Asks FAA For Permission To Blacken The Skies With Delivery Drones

    Last month, the Federal Aviation Administration laid down a speed bump in the road toward the impending robot apocalypse, clarifying that package-delivery drones like the ones being planned by Amazon and others are currently illegal. But, much like a…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:41pm -
  • Maybe The Froyo Bubble Will Be Next To Burst

    Maybe The Froyo Bubble Will Be Next To Burst

    We learned earlier this week that famed cupcakery chain Crumbs would shutting down, an indication that the cupcake bubble that began in the middle of last decade has finally burst. What other dessert food trends are ready to melt or crumble right bef…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:30pm -
  • Last Chance To Send In Questions For GM CEO Mary Barra

    Last Chance To Send In Questions For GM CEO Mary Barra

    Earlier this week, we told you that our colleagues at Consumer Reports were going to feature General Motors CEO Mary Barra in the magazine’s first Ask the CEO column. They are still accepting questions for Ms. Barra through today at asktheceo@cr.co…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:06pm -
  • Phony Payday Loan Brokers Must Turn Over Rolls Royce, Maserati, Ferrari To Feds

    Phony Payday Loan Brokers Must Turn Over Rolls Royce, Maserati, Ferrari To Feds

    When someone goes hunting for a payday loan — just looking to get their hands on a small amount of cash to tide them over until the next paycheck — it’s bad enough that they can end up trapped in a hellish debt cycle that sees them taking out l…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 5:57pm -
  • Chia Pet Makers Now Selling Jars Of Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Seeds

    Chia Pet Makers Now Selling Jars Of Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Seeds

    Chia seeds are a hot food item now, but Joseph Enterprises was ahead of its time. They put chia seeds in millions of American homes starting three decades ago. Of course, there’s one key difference: we were all smearing those seeds on the exterior…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 5:54pm -

Wise Bread

  • New!This One Thing Will Get You to $1 Million (Tax-Free!)

    This One Thing Will Get You to $1 Million (Tax-Free!)

    We're surrounded by financial advice, often in the form of lists containing 10 (or 25! or 50!) things you can do to help solve a particular problem. While much of this information is useful, i…
    - 2 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • Best Money Tips: The Health and Beauty Edition

    Best Money Tips: The Health and Beauty Edition

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on keeping your health and beauty costs low!Top 5 Articles13 Healthy and Cheap B…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 7:00pm -
  • 7 Ways to Eat More Slowly — and Lose More Weight

    7 Ways to Eat More Slowly — and Lose More Weight

    Several years ago, my father's best friend started bringing his own silverware to dinner at our house and requesting salad plates to eat off of. Despite the ribbing he endured from my father a…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 5:00pm -
  • The One Tool That Assures You Never Pay Too Much for Groceries

    The One Tool That Assures You Never Pay Too Much for Groceries

    Couponing, price-matching, and clearance browsing are all valid ways to save big money on the food and supplies you need each week. Many books are written on these tactics, but there is one, l…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • 6 Harmful Money Beliefs That Are Keeping You Poor

    6 Harmful Money Beliefs That Are Keeping You Poor

    All action begins with thought. Even in our financial lives, how we think about money, the biases we hold about ourselves and money, and the money messages we receive from others influence our…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • This Is Why You Settle (and How to Stop)

    This Is Why You Settle (and How to Stop)

    Brand new research suggest even rats regret settling for second best.And while I'd be the first to agree that perhaps those researchers have too much time on their hands, it does raise an int…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • The Best New Travel Rewards Cards on the Block: Barclaycard Arrival World / Plus World Elite MasterCard

    The Best New Travel Rewards Cards on the Block: Barclaycard Arrival World / Plus World Elite MasterCard

    Sometimes, you really need a good travel credit card. One that's on your side. One that has your back. The Barclaycard Arrival™ World MasterCard® and Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:41am -
  • Best Money Tips: Become A Millionaire By Age 30

    Best Money Tips: Become A Millionaire By Age 30

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on becoming a millionaire by age 30, being frugal when your significant other isn't, and the best and wors…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 7:00pm -
  • How to Minimize Cell Phone Charges When You Travel Abroad

    How to Minimize Cell Phone Charges When You Travel Abroad

    You can use your cell phone as usual when you travel abroad, but cellular providers charge outrageous fees for this service — and you can expect to find a huge phone bill in the mail when yo…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 5:00pm -
  • How to Remember That Thing You Always Forget

    How to Remember That Thing You Always Forget

    You know the feeling… you're halfway to work and — gasp! — "Did I bring my keycard?" Or you've landed at the Minneapolis Airport for the family reunion and — gasp! — "Did I pack the…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 3:00pm -

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Get Rich Slowly

  • Reader Story: Update on a dad in need of retirement help
    This guest post is by reader Mike in New Hampshire. Mike wrote an Ask the Readers article last year, looking for ideas to help his dad get set for retirement. He wrote to us recently and asked if he could update their story. We were only too glad to…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: Do singles need to plan differently for retirement?
    This article is by editor Ellen Cannon. I’ve been single since I was divorced in my 30s, and I’ve been planning my retirement on the assumption that I will be single till the end of my days. I’m feeling comfortable financially with where I am i…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Car payments: ‘Til death do us part
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. Your car breaks down on the side of the road … again. It’s rush hour and it won’t start. You have to have it towed and you’re not happy about it. At all. So what do you do? You head to the local…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Weird ways our brains control our money habits
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for money psychology studies. And it’s not just because I write about money. On a sheer curiosity level, they’re fascinating. But they also serve as a great reminder th…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Are you ready for a major power outage?
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Have you considered how your life would freeze to a standstill if a general outage cut electric power for more than two or three days? As every summer dawns, it’s a question more and more people ask, b…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • More on motivation and money
    This post is by staff writer Honey Smith. In my last post, I talked about motivation and money. Motivation is a huge yet under-discussed concept in personal finance, I think. While big wins may be the quickest way to wealth, that doesn’t mean you…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Reader Stories: 4 ways to make money with your old junk
    Sharon M. shared some of her personal finance journey with us this week. Some reader stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success or failure. These stories feature folks with all levels of financ…
    - 8 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: Are there 1776 ways to get rich slowly?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. In honor of Independence Day, I thought it would be fun to see if we could come up with 1,776 ways to get rich slowly. After all, reaching “financial independence” these days does require some of the spirit…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • I was audited by the IRS!
    Note: This article is from J.D. Roth, who founded Get Rich Slowly in 2006. J.D. recently launched the Get Rich Slowly course, a year-long guide on how to master your money. His non-financial writing lives at More Than Money. When I was young, my fath…
    - 11 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Student loan debt: Learning to save yourself
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. In late 2008, Lance Cothern reunited with his high school girlfriend Tori after several years apart. Lance was almost ready to earn a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and Tori was a sophomore studying…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Cheap ways to enjoy the sunshine (or hide from it) this summer
    This article is by staff writer April Dykman. “You + me + swimming date at the springs.” That was the text message I sent to my friend Kacey last week. “Are you flirting with me?” she replied. “Let’s make this official.” See, every summ…
    - 13 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Dissecting retirement savings
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. When I finally and completely quit my once-full-time job in May, something changed: Neither my husband nor I have access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan. With a significant drop in income, we’re…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: Are these good enough reasons to buy life insurance?
    This article is by staff writer April Dykman. There are a lot of really good reasons to have a life insurance policy, no doubt. If you have children, they’re dependent on your income. You want them to be taken care of should something ever happen t…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Our brains on scarcity: Breaking out of the trap (Part II)
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. (This is a two-part series. Part I is “Our brains on scarcity: The trap of not having enough.”) For my last post, I wrote about the book “Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much.” To recap,…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Our brains on scarcity: The trap of not having enough (Part I)
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. (This is a two-part series. Part II is “Our brains on scarcity: Breaking out of the trap.”) I recently discovered the book “Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much.” To be honest, I don’t…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • How close are you?
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. A short while ago, our readers were asked (talking about your personal financial journey) “What is the next step?” J.D. offered an answer in his 2009 article: the third stage is… investing. Why?…
    - 20 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Motivation and money
    This post is by staff writer Honey Smith. Especially for those of us like me who are in the midst of the long, hard slog of debt pay-down, staying motivated can be tough. How do you keep your excitement up and your determination high when financial i…
    - 21 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: How do you monitor and improve your credit?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. Holly Johnson’s post (“The high cost of keeping up with the Joneses”) got me thinking about a number of things this week, but mostly about how people manage their credit. Obviously, if you’re intent on…
    - 24 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Improve your negotiation skills with BATNA
    This article is by staff writer Sam. Sam spent 13 years working in Equities on Wall Street and discusses financial independence strategies on Financial Samurai. Sam is also the founder of the Yakezie Network, the largest personal finance blog network…
    - 25 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • The high cost of keeping up with the Joneses
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. In late 2004, Kim Parr and her family upgraded their lifestyle with a brand new home in a rural area. As an optometrist with a higher-than-average salary, it seemed like the natural thing to do. After al…
    - 26 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Homeowners: Could this save you thousands in just a few hours?
    This article is by staff writer April Dykman. You know all those great tactics to save huge chunks of cash — the tactics that don’t require you to scrimp and save? I’m talking about things like lowering the APR on your credit card or getting a…
    - 27 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Saving your sanity (and your budget) this summer vacation
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. I am writing this article in silence, thanks to my kids’ 7 pm bedtime. And tonight is the last early bedtime night because – sob! – tomorrow is the final day of school. While I love my children, I ad…
    - 28 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: Are the “golden handcuffs” real or self-imposed?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. Last December, Honey Smith was in the throes of some major life changes – her husband started his own business, only to sell it and start a new job, adding to the pressure to move and possibly buy a house. Sh…
    - 31 days ago, 13 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • How to negotiate when you hate negotiating
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. In an ideal world, you wouldn’t need to go negotiate. In an ideal world, the weather would be perfect, there would be no war, and your employer would simply say, “Hey, your value to our company has i…
    - 32 days ago, 12 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Becoming friends with your future self
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. I fight splurges less often than I used to, but the urge still pops up occasionally. Sometimes, it’s okay to splurge; but mostly, I find myself wanting to resist temptation. There are a few questions I…
    - 33 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 11:00am -

The Simple Dollar

  • Eight Strategies for Preparing Your Kids Early for an Inexpensive College Education (or Other Options)

    Eight Strategies for Preparing Your Kids Early for an Inexpensive College Education (or Other Options)

    It’s a worry that pops into the mind of most parents not too long after their child is born. College. How on earth are we going to pay for a great education for our child? Prices at top-tier schools like MIT have seen annual tuition jump to over $5…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • Personal Finance Data and Meaningful Decisions

    Personal Finance Data and Meaningful Decisions

    A few months ago, I read a great article by Bill Barnwell of Grantland.com entitled Bridging the Analytics Gap. First, some background. Over the past fifteen years or so, there’s been a huge shift in how sports are analyzed. The amount of data coll…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • The Six Pillars of a Strong Personal Finance Foundation

    The Six Pillars of a Strong Personal Finance Foundation

    Just last week, I shared my list of fifteen essential personal finance and career books (if you haven’t checked out that list, I highly recommend it). Each of those books has proven to be an inspiration to me in one way or another, but one book sta…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • Tactics, Strategy, and Money

    Tactics, Strategy, and Money

    I love playing tabletop games – board games, card games, role playing games, pretty much anything like that. Ever since I was a little kid playing Acquire at my aunt’s house, I’ve loved sitting down at the table with other people and playing a…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • Setting Powerful Short-Term Personal Finance Challenges … And 25 Examples to Get You Started

    Setting Powerful Short-Term Personal Finance Challenges … And 25 Examples to Get You Started

    Much of our day-to-day lives has personal finance implications. We’re constantly making choices that either directly spend money or use up resources that are going to have to be replaced. When we eat, we shop, we go to work – all of those things,…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • Questions About Insurance, BPA, 529s, National Parks, and More!

    Questions About Insurance, BPA, 529s, National Parks, and More!

    What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Insurance and breast pumps 2. Donations and religious groups 3. Cosigning…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • How to Start a Blog: A Side Business Primer

    How to Start a Blog: A Side Business Primer

    One of the most common requests I get from readers is for detailed information on how to start a side business of some kind. With minimal equipment and ample time, how can a person construct a side business in order to earn a little extra money? This…
    - 9 days ago, 5 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • How to Switch to Collecting Experiences Instead of Things

    How to Switch to Collecting Experiences Instead of Things


    - 10 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • 15 Essential Personal Finance and Career Books

    15 Essential Personal Finance and Career Books

    Over the years, I’ve read more personal finance and career books than I can possibly count. For the first several years of The Simple Dollar, I actually reviewed a book each week on the site. Yet, for all of those books, there were really only a fe…
    - 11 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • The Retirement Guide

    The Retirement Guide

    With the future of Social Security and pension plans as unstable as ever, saving for retirement carries a whole new meaning today. In 1950, there were 16.5 people paying into Social Security for every beneficiary. In 2010, that ratio became 2.9 to 1.…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 4:09pm -
  • How to Handle Being Ashamed of Being Frugal

    How to Handle Being Ashamed of Being Frugal

    The simple maxim of spending less than you earn stands at the heart of personal finance success. If you can consistently do that one thing, you’re going to succeed when it comes to personal finance. I repeat that idea all the time because it’s so…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • Twenty Powerful Tips for Discussing Money Topics with Your Partner

    Twenty Powerful Tips for Discussing Money Topics with Your Partner

    Throughout our engagement and the first few years of our marriage, Sarah and I never really sat down and had a real conversation about money. We each just more or less followed the pattern we learned from our parents. We dealt with any shared issues…
    - 13 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • Summertime Reading

    Summertime Reading

    What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Moving in together 2. Paying no-interest bills ahead 3. Extra car keys? 4.…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 2:00pm -
  • Twelve Simple Tactics to Shore Up Your Career During Work Downtime

    Twelve Simple Tactics to Shore Up Your Career During Work Downtime

    When I used to work in an office environment, my days consisted of working on little projects and tasks that would fill half an hour or an hour or so, then I’d have a bit of downtime. I would either be doing some internal thinking about the next th…
    - 16 days ago, 28 Jun 14, 2:00pm -
  • The Employment Guide

    The Employment Guide

    Finding new employment is essentially a full-time job in itself. Depending on your personal circumstances, be prepared to dedicate up to 40 hours a week. The whole process could take several months. Fortunately, you have an abundance of resources and…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 3:18pm -
  • The Value of Handwritten Notes

    The Value of Handwritten Notes

    Whenever I happen to stop in a Hallmark store, I’m just astounded as to the wide variety of greeting cards on display in there. There are cards for birthdays, wedding anniversaries, bridal showers, engagements, weddings, new babies, job promotions,…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 2:00pm -
  • 50 Fun Free Activities My Family Enjoys

    50 Fun Free Activities My Family Enjoys

    One of the most popular articles I’ve ever written for The Simple Dollar is 100 Things to Do During a Money-Free Weekend. In it, I touch upon the idea of a “money-free weekend” – one in which you consciously avoid the active spending of money…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 2:00pm -
  • Are Ethanol-Blended Fuels a Bargain?

    Are Ethanol-Blended Fuels a Bargain?

    Ethanol Added and Premium Fuels Are a Questionable Bargain Over the last year, I’ve been keeping careful track of the fuel efficiency of my 2004 Honda Pilot. You know the vehicle – it’s the one I bought off of Craigslist a few years back. My dr…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 2:00pm -
  • Reached Your Financial Limit? Fourteen Key Steps To Turn Your Finances Around

    Reached Your Financial Limit?  Fourteen Key Steps To Turn Your Finances Around

    One of the interesting parts of running a popular website like The Simple Dollar is that you get to see the terms that people type into Google when they’re searching for your site. So, if someone types “money management” into Google and then ev…
    - 20 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 2:00pm -
  • Parents and Children and Other Things

    Parents and Children and Other Things

    What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Parents and gifts 2. Balance transfer question 3. Best free children’s e…
    - 21 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 2:00pm -

Money Saving Mom

  • Home Depot: $5 off $50 mobile coupon
    Sign up for mobile alerts from Home Depot and confirm your subscription via text and you’ll get a $5 off $50 coupon. Thanks, My Frugal Adventures!
    - 1 day ago, 12 Jul 14, 11:42pm -
  • Rite Aid: Deals for the week of July 13-19, 2014
    Here are the best Rite Aid deals this week, with thanks to Shannon for her help in compiling them. If you are new to shopping at Rite Aid or have questions about their coupon policy, click here. Bausch & Lomb […]
    - 1 day ago, 12 Jul 14, 11:38pm -
  • Walgreens: Deals for the week of July 13-19, 2014
    Here are the best deals at Walgreens this week, with thanks to Passionate Penny Pincher for her help with compiling these: BALANCE REWARDS Buy 1 Twizzlers Candy 2/$3, Get 500 Balance Reward Points Use $1/2 coupon from the 6/14 SmartSource […]
    - 1 day ago, 12 Jul 14, 11:33pm -
  • CVS: Deals for the week of July 13-19, 2014
    Here are the best deals at CVS this week, with a big thanks to Passionate Penny Pincher for her help in compiling them: Buy 2 Physicians Formula Concealers at $6.99, Get $10 ECBs (Limit 1) Use $4/$12 CVS coupon printing […]
    - 1 day ago, 12 Jul 14, 11:32pm -
  • Weekend Giveaway: Young Living Everyday Essentials Kit (2 Winners)
    I’m really excited about today’s giveaway — not only because I love the person who is sponsoring it (my friend, Carolynn), but also because we LOVE essential oils at our house. Now, let me be really honest and upfront and […]
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 3:14pm -
  • Huge Weekend Magazine Sale!
    There is a great weekend magazine sale going on right now at DiscountMags! Lots of great titles, and a few that we rarely see! Titles include: Vegetarian Times magazine on sale for $6.99 per year Simple and Delicious (by Taste of […]
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 2:06pm -
  • Free Webinar: 5 Easy Ways to Include Hands-On Play in Your Child’s Daily Schedule
    Sign up to attend a free online webinar on 5 Easy Ways to Include Hands-On Play in your Child’s Daily Schedule on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at noon EST. Everyone who registers will receive a free copy of 5 Hands-On […]
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 1:59pm -
  • A Peek Into Our Week: A trip to Kansas, asthma, a wedding, business meetings, and my lack of navigational skills
    My sister, Olivia, my mom, and me It’s been a very full two weeks. And almost every day I had planned to write this post… and then life happened. So, instead of a peek into the past week, you get […]
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:20pm -
  • Free Homeschool Curriculum & Resources
    This is the weekly list of Free Homeschool Curriculum and Resources compiled by Jamerrill from FreeHomeschoolDeals.com. If you aren’t a homeschooler, but you’re a parent, teacher, babysitter, or nanny, you’ll probably find at least a few useful…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:01pm -
  • Frozen Inspired “Let It Go” T-shirts for $7.98 shipped
    If you loved Disney’s Frozen as much as our family did, you’ll want to check out these fun t-shirts that Tanga is offering right now. These Frozen Inspired “Let it Go” T-shirts are $5.99 each. Shipping is an additional $1.99 […]
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:14pm -
  • “How I Lost 33 Pounds and Spent Less Than $30″
    Mary Ellen over at Whisk Together has a very informative and detailed post on how she lost 33 pounds and has kept it off for 3 years. To do so, she only spent $30 extra out of pocket. Visit her […]
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:56pm -
  • Cents of Style: ALL Scarves just $5.95 each plus free shipping!
    Cents of Style is having a MASSIVE Scarf Sale this weekend only! There are over 60 styles and colors to choose from — and all of them are just $5.95, plus free shipping when you use coupon code JULYDEAL at […]
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:37pm -
  • Free Ebooks: Dairy Free 101, Paleo Comfort Foods Cookbook, Breakfast Sandwich Mania, and more
    Download a free copy of Dairy Free 101. [newsletter subscription] Download a free copy of Dump Cake Recipes. Download a free copy of Fast Gluten Free Slow Cooker Recipes. Download a free copy of 10 Minute Paleo Slow Cooker. Download […]
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:35pm -
  • Kroger: Free Zico Coconut Water e-coupon (today only)
    Today only, you can download an e-coupon for a free bottle of Zico Coconut Water good at any Kroger or Kroger affiliate. This e-coupon can only be downloaded today, but is valid through July 26, 2014. Thanks, Freebie Finding Mom!
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:32pm -
  • Arts & Crafts Homes magazine for $6.99 per year
    It has been so long since we have seen a deal on this magazine! Right now, you can use coupon code MONEYSAVING to subscribe to Arts & Crafts Homes magazine for just $6.99 per year. You can order up to […]
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:08pm -
  • Natural & Organic Coupons & Deals
    Here’s a round-up of current Natural & Organic Deals and Coupons, with thanks to Andrea from The Greenbacks Gal: Natural and Organic Coupons: $1.00/1 Organic Valley Block Cheese, $1.00/2 True Citrus Products, $1.00/2 Kashi GoLean Crunch Cereals, an…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:03pm -
  • Free printable Technology Token system
    Download a free printable Technology Token system to help your kids stay accountable with their technology time.
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:08pm -
  • Staples: Back to School Deals for the week of July 13, 2014
    Heads up! Here are some of the best back to school deals at Staples starting on July 13, 2014: $1 and Under Staples 1-subject notebook — $0.17 Crayola assorted colored pencils, 12/pack — $0.97 BIC mechanical pencils, 5/pack — $1 […]
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:09am -
  • Chick-fil-A: Dress Like a Cow, Get a FREE Meal (tomorrow!)
    Chick-fil-A’s annual Dress Like a Cow Day is tomorrow (July 11, 2014). If you dress like a cow from head to toe, you’ll get a free meal. If you wear some kind of cow accessories, you’ll get free entree. Who’s […]
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 8:01pm -
  • Office Max/Office Depot: Back to School Deals for the week of July 13-19, 2014
    Here are the Back to School Deals available at Office Max/Office Depot for the week of July 13-19, 2014. Make sure to check your local ad online to verify that your store is offering these deals: $0.01 Deals (with a $5 minimum […]
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 7:20pm -
  • 7-Eleven: Free Slurpee Day is tomorrow!
    Just a reminder! Stop by any 7-Eleven location from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on July 11, 2014 to get a FREE Slurpee. No purchase necessary. Thanks, For the Mommas!
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 6:35pm -
  • Free Zarbee’s Seasonal Relief Sample
    Hurry over to the Seasonal Relief website to request a free sample of Zarbee’s Seasonal Relief. This offer good while supplies last. Thanks, Cha-Ching on a Shoestring!
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 6:01pm -
  • Krispy Kreme: Buy One Dozen Doughnuts, Get One Dozen for $0.77 (July 11, 2014)
    Just a reminder! There’s a Facebook offer on the Krispy Kreme Facebook Page good for Buy One Dozen Doughnuts, Get One Dozen for $0.77. This offer is only valid on July 11, 2014. You’ll need to click on the Get […]
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 5:25pm -
  • Free Ebooks: 76 Free Things to Do with Kids, Freezer Meals, The Quinoa Cookbook, and more
    Download a free copy of More Than Things: A Children’s Book about Gifts. Download a free copy of 76 Free Things to Do with Kids: A Real Mom’s Guide. Download a free copy of Running Scared: Fear, Worry, and the […]
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 5:09pm -
  • Gretchen’s $7.86 Target Shopping Trip
    Target Shopping Trip Transaction #1 We were almost out of Advil so I had to take advantage of the deal going on this week. I decided to use my gift card on a few other deals going on as well. […]
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 4:30pm -

Money Crashers

  • Is Dental Insurance Worth It? – Affordable Plans, Types & Alternatives
    Parents spend thousands of dollars on orthodontics to ensure their children have what’s arguably the clearest physical indication of prosperity: a straight, white smile. George Washington was certainly prosperous, but he also endured the agony of p…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:15pm -
  • What Is Credit Counseling – How Debt Management Plans Work
    There are a number of reasons people get into debt. Whether you’ve dealt with insufficient income and mounting bills for years, or face a new, unexpected challenge such as a big medical expense or a lost job, it can be frustrating to watch the in…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 10:15pm -
  • How Technology Is Effecting Society and Ushering In a New Era of Manufacturing
    Technology has been both a boon and a curse throughout history, upsetting the apple cart of the established order with new opportunities for some and great losses for others. Consider the impact of the automobile, first on the horse and buggy industr…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 7:00pm -
  • 14 Best Freelance Websites to Find Jobs Online
    Freelancing is in vogue. Established firms remain slow to hire full-time staffers, preferring instead to work with temporary or contract workers they don’t have to entice with benefits – and with whom it’s easier to cut ties when projects are…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 11:00pm -
  • Best New Bank Account Promotions, Offers & Free Money
    With many financial institutions experiencing a decrease in profits, banks are vying for your business. This is good news for you, because instead of just offering standard perks like no fees, free checking, or a free pen when you sign up for an acc…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • What Are Debt Consolidation Loans – Benefits, Risks & Alternatives
    Dealing with debt can be a frustrating, emotionally taxing experience. Whether you carry high credit card balances, persistent medical debt, or a crippling mortgage, your financial obligations can interfere with your ability to live a balanced life.…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 3:00pm -
  • 12 Online Shopping Mistakes That Could Cost You & Put You at Risk
    Online shopping can seem like the ultimate in instant gratification. However, while the ability to buy pretty much anything you want from the comfort of your own home presents incredible benefits, it can also get out of hand pretty quickly. Overspend…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 3:00pm -
  • How to Choose the Best Investments for Your 401k Plan
    Employer-sponsored 401k plans are one of the best benefits available to employees. Because the money you contribute is deducted from your gross income before taxes are incurred, you’re not taxed on the money you put in. The principal within the fun…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 3:00pm -
  • 6 Tips to Start a Business Overseas in a Foreign Country Outside the US
    Starting a business in another country can be financially and emotionally rewarding if you do your homework, have realistic expectations for success, and avoid or compensate for the potential obstacles that inevitably accompany a new venture. All new…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 3:00pm -
  • How to Find a Good Doctor You Can Trust
    According to a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), cases of delayed, missed, or incorrect diagnoses are common – in the range of 10% to 20%. While some of these errors are due to misinterpretation of diagnosti…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 3:00pm -
  • “United States of Texas” – What America Would Be Like Under Conservative Tea Party Influence
    Few people are aware that, in 2008, Igor Panarin, dean of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s academy for future diplomats, predicted that the United States would break into four separate countries in 2010. He believed that the national and regional eff…
    - 20 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 3:00pm -
  • 10 Social Media Etiquette Tips for Personal & Business Accounts

    - 21 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 3:00pm -
  • How to Maintain Civil Discourse – Understanding Political Division
    “Let your conversation be without malice or envy, for it is a sign of a tractable and commendable nature: and in all causes of passion admit reason to govern,” thus proclaimed George Washington in his “Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour in Co…
    - 24 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 1:00pm -
  • ETF vs. Mutual Fund – 7 Key Differences Between Index Funds & ETFs
    Building a balanced portfolio with individual stocks can be expensive and time-consuming. If you’re looking to save for retirement, or you hope to earn supplemental income by dipping your toes in the market, you probably can’t afford to purchas…
    - 25 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 1:15pm -
  • 6 Must-Have Conversations When Caring for Elderly Parents
    One of the more painful memories in my life was telling my father that he was no longer capable of driving or living alone. A tall, physically active man, Dad had worked since his teens in the Great Depression, fought in World War II, married and rai…
    - 26 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 12:20pm -
  • 11 Best Part-Time Jobs With Health Insurance Benefits
    According to a 2013 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 85% of all U.S. full-time employees have access to employer-sponsored health insurance, and about 75% have access to retirement benefits. But millions of Americans don’t work full-time…
    - 27 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 4:20pm -
  • How to Stop Overspending and Get Your Budget Under Control
    Are you a chronic overspender? If you start each month with great intentions and spend according to a set plan, but eventually find yourself making mindless purchases justified by that ever dangerous “a little won’t hurt” attitude, you’re lik…
    - 28 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 12:15pm -
  • 10 Small Business & Entrepreneur Tips From “Shark Tank”
    On ABC’s “Shark Tank,” five extremely successful millionaires and billionaires – the “sharks” – hear pitches from business owners and occasionally vie with each other to invest. If the business owners play their cards right, they can sc…
    - 31 days ago, 13 Jun 14, 1:45pm -
  • What Is Big Data Analytics and What Does It Mean for Consumers?
    Once upon a time, the most that businesses could hope to know about you boiled down to the information you’d use to obtain a mortgage: essentially, your credit score, household size, and household income. Of course, the more information businesses…
    - 32 days ago, 12 Jun 14, 12:10pm -
  • How Identity Thieves Get Your Info – 7 Ways to Protect Yourself
    In 2013, the FBI arrested a ring of identity thieves responsible for more than $13 million in losses over a two-year period, from 2007 to 2008. Tobechi Onwuhara, a Nigerian national, impersonated victims across the country to scam their credit card…
    - 33 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 2:30pm -

Bargaineering

  • Are hamsters the cheapest, yet cutest, pets ever?

    Are hamsters the cheapest, yet cutest, pets ever?

    Jen A. MillerWe shall now pause to consider one of the Internet’s most hotly debated financial topics: The relative worth of hamsters. Well, to be honest, we aren’t going to waste so much as a pixel on the curmudgeonly views of hamster haters. (W…
    - 35 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 7:00am -
  • Where to find the highest pay, lowest cost of living

    Where to find the highest pay, lowest cost of living

    Mitch StrohmWe often hear people say things like, “I’d be able to save more, if I lived in a cheaper city.” But a lower cost of living usually means lower paying jobs, too. So here’s the question you should be asking yourself: Which cities ha…
    - 42 days ago, 2 Jun 14, 7:00am -
  • Stop guessing about how much you’ll spend on gas

    Stop guessing about how much you’ll spend on gas

    Mitch StrohmIf you’re planning a summer road trip here’s a quick and easy way to see how much the gas will cost. FuelEconomy.gov, the official government source for fuel economy information, recently released My Trip Calculator. It’s a nifty to…
    - 49 days ago, 26 May 14, 10:00am -
  • How I earn credit card rewards responsibly

    How I earn credit card rewards responsibly

    Kristin WongThe topic of maximizing credit-card rewards seems to be a popular one lately, especially in the world of personal finance blogging. Many of us use our credit cards to pay our bills and monthly expenses. We earn cash back and rake in the r…
    - 57 days ago, 18 May 14, 9:00am -
  • Traveling abroad requires planning at home to avoid unexpected fees on credit card and cell phone bills

    Traveling abroad requires planning at home to avoid unexpected fees on credit card and cell phone bills

    Jen A. MillerMy big trip this year is a 10-day Italian vacation. I’m excited, but I’m also doing a lot of planning beyond where to get the best pizza and what shoes to bring. I’m making sure that I spend as little as possible on foreign transac…
    - 63 days ago, 12 May 14, 9:00am -
  • Manage your life like a CFO

    Manage your life like a CFO

    Mitch StrohmIf you want to save money, you’ve got to manage your life much like the chief financial officer runs the company where you work. J.D. Roth of the personal finance blog “Get Rich Slowly” just launched a course that can help you do ju…
    - 70 days ago, 5 May 14, 10:00am -
  • Turn tantalizing foreign cuisine into budget meals

    Turn tantalizing foreign cuisine into budget meals

    Cliff ONeill“Well, if I’m going to cook an authentic Argentinian meal, I’m going to have to buy grass-fed beef,” I said to myself. “But the spousal unit is totally going to kill me when he sees how much this meal cost.” It’s thoughts li…
    - 77 days ago, 28 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Can CDs be a good place for your emergency fund?

    Can CDs be a good place for your emergency fund?

    Darci SwisherIf your emergency fund is sitting in a savings account that pays virtually nothing you might consider investing those dollars in a certificate of deposit. CDs are just as safe and you’ll earn a little more interest. The only caveat is…
    - 84 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 7:00am -
  • Do loyal customers really get treated better?

    Do loyal customers really get treated better?

    Kristin WongWhether it’s through rewards programs or special invites, companies often tout an appreciation for customer loyalty. Yet, every few months, I find myself challenging my Internet service provider over a “promotional offer” that has e…
    - 91 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Blindly chasing any and every job isn’t a smart way to launch your career…Here’s how to do better

    Blindly chasing any and every job isn’t a smart way to launch your career…Here’s how to do better

    Alissa FleckI think we can all agree that time = money. But, when it comes to job hunting, that may not be the only equation worth considering. I’m in my mid-twenties, and since graduating college, I have always been told to apply for jobs, as many…
    - 98 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 6:00am -

MintLife Blog

  • Pay off student loans or invest more?
    Are you paying off student loans? If so, you’ve probably heard some version of this advice: “The sooner you start investing, the more time your portfolio has to grow through the magic of compound interest. But if you wait to get started until you…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 8:30pm -
  • American Family Budget: The Vacation Plan
    My kids got out of school last week, and they are thrilled to now be on summer vacation. But that doesn’t mean I get a break. In fact, it means my job is harder. Along with the regular things I do every day, now I also need to herd my seven- and ni…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 6:00pm -
  • Wishing you a Minty 4th of July
    It’s that time of year again – time to fly the star spangled banner high, give thanks for our freedom, and let the fireworks sparkle. We know you have been working hard to reach those financial goals – from paying off student loans to saving fo…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • Father Knows Best – Financial Tips from Dad
    With Father’s Day rapidly approaching (Sunday, June 15th), why not honor your dad by adhering to his old school financial rules? They were applicable then, and now:   Start saving early                               …
    - 35 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 5:54pm -
  • American Family Budget: Can I Reduce Our Bills?
    It’s time for an audit. No need to panic. I don’t mean an IRS audit — believe me, those are a big pain. I know. I’ve been there. In this case I’d like a mock independent audit of our fixed monthly costs. As the family budget captain since t…
    - 39 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 3:30pm -
  • MintFamily with Beth Kobliner: Get Your Monthly Payments Under Control—Income-Driven Repayment Plans for Your Federal Student Loans
    If you’re like the two-thirds of college grads who took on debt to pay for their degrees, you owe an average of about $30,000 in federal student loans. That means you’ll likely be facing steep monthly payments stacked against a low income after g…
    - 40 days ago, 4 Jun 14, 3:50pm -
  • The Difference Between a Good and Bad Credit Score
    I get this question several times a week and normally avoid the question but because this time it came from a Minter I’ll tackle it.  Here’s the question…   “Hi John. We are going car hunting in the next month to replace a 10 year old junke…
    - 42 days ago, 2 Jun 14, 3:35pm -
  • 3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Credit Score
    Looking to buy a new car, apply for a credit card or possibly buy a home? Then you definitely want your credit score to be in top shape. Your credit score, also known as FICO, is a score calculated from your credit report. It’s basically an indicat…
    - 45 days ago, 30 May 14, 7:31pm -
  • 6 Budget-Friendly Recipes for Summer Road Trips
      Food is always an interesting part of a long car adventure. On the plus side, there are farm stands and cool local spots to discover…or there might just be chain restaurant after chain restaurant of so-so quality. So it’s the smart foodie who…
    - 46 days ago, 29 May 14, 9:30pm -
  • Real Estate Q&A: Should You Buy Young and How Do You Calculate Rental Depreciation?
      Zillow real estate investment writer and long-term investor Leonard Baron, MBA, is answering questions from MintLife readers. If you have a question about investment properties, cash flows, insurance, mortgage financing, homeowners associations, r…
    - 46 days ago, 29 May 14, 4:00pm -

MoneyNing

  • Can’t Afford a House? Try One of These Low-Cost Alternatives
    To this day, many people pursue the American Dream of owning a home. But if you can’t afford to buy a house, have lost your home, or are unable to sell without a loss, you’re probably desperate for lower-cost housing options. Here are a few alter…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Teaching My Son the Art Of Negotiation
    Skillful negotiation is a great way to save money — if you do it right. Unfortunately, I’m not very good at it. Confrontation and conflict make me uncomfortable, so my goal is usually to complete the deal as soon as possible. But that didn’t st…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • 5 Ways to Save Money If You’re Living Paycheck to Paycheck
    For the first few years of our marriage, my ex-husband and I lived paycheck to paycheck. I barely made over minimum wage, and although he made significantly more than I did, it still wasn’t a lot. We had a mortgage payment, as well as a stack of cr…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • 5 Prepackaged Foods You Shouldn’t Buy at the Grocery Store
    The intersection of health and personal finance is clear: Take good care of yourself, and you’ll avoid some of the long-term costs associated with poor health. One way to get creative with your healthy choices is to change the way you shop at the g…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • 4 Ways to Save Money at the Amusement Park
    The summer I was 20, I managed the temporary tattoo booth at a Six Flags theme park — which meant I spent three months giving temporary tattoos to kids and inebriated college students. Though it didn’t make me a millionaire, my experience did hel…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Painless Ways to Reduce Your Internet, Pay-TV and Home Phone Rates
    The cost of Internet, Pay-TV and home phone service is on the rise. Despite this being the number one complaint that cable companies experience, most consumers do little more than grumble about their bills. If you fall into this group, now is a great…
    - 8 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 2:14pm -
  • The Important Lesson I Learned from a Disastrous Trip to the Grocery Store
    I’m an obsessive list maker. This obsession is usually an advantage, because it helps me stay organized and remember things I need to do or buy. The sheer act of writing something down on a list helps me remember (since my memory is visually orient…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Debit vs Credit: What’s the Difference?
    “Debit or credit?” It’s a question I’m asked every time I swipe my debit card — and which path I choose doesn’t seem to make much of a difference to me. I walk out of the store with my purchase, and the money is deducted from my checking…
    - 11 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • 3 (Incorrect) Reasons You Think You’re “Bad with Money”
    Have you ever put a label on yourself and then had a hard time removing it? A lot of people do this, especially when it comes to money. This is because: a) money is a taboo topic, and b) it’s the easy way out. It’s so much easier to say “I’m…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Before Turning to Foreclosure, Try This Little-Known Option
    Even though the recession has technically been over for a few years, the reality for many Americans is that it’s still hard to pay their bills, including their mortgages. While the number of home loans in distress has fallen in recent years, there…
    - 13 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • 6 Things You Should Never Buy at Sam’s Club
    Early in our relationship, my husband and I used to go shopping together at our local Sam’s Club. (Clearly, we knew how to get the romance going.) I was new to warehouse club shopping and made the mistake of thinking that anything for sale within t…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 12:00pm -
  • Do You Support Increased Taxes on Fuel?
    Gasoline prices are a hot topic. They feed debates around the water cooler, incite noon-hour rushes to fill up before price hikes, and even motivate boycotts. Because our mobile society still relies heavily on gasoline and diesel fuel for our transpo…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 12:00pm -

Deal Seeking Mom

  • New!Runner’s World Magazine for Only $5.99 per Year!

    Runner’s World Magazine for Only $5.99 per Year!

    This is such a rare deal! Right now, you can get a one-year subscription to Runner's World Magazine for only $5.99 per year, and you can order up to four years at this price! Just use code DEALSEEKINGMOM at checkout to get this amazing price. Runner'…
    - 7 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 4:36am -
  • New!Target Deals Week of 7/13/14

    Target Deals Week of 7/13/14

    Beth from In Good Cents is the Deal Seeking Mom Store Expert for Target. At In Good Cents, she teaches her readers the skills they need to dramatically cut their own grocery budgets. New to couponing? Read up on what all of these abbreviations mean f…
    - 9 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 2:00am -
  • New!Giveaway Gathering Week of 7/13/14

    Giveaway Gathering Week of 7/13/14

    Got a great giveaway going on this week? List it here so other Deal Seeking Mom readers can find it easily and enter. If you’re reading this via email or in a feed reader, be sure to {CLICK HERE} to see all of the great giveaways listed! Be sure to…
    - 20 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 3:30pm -
  • Walgreens Deals Week of 7/13/14

    Walgreens Deals Week of 7/13/14

    Karen from Koupon Karen is the Deal Seeking Mom Store Expert for Walgreens. At Koupon Karen, she teaches her readers how to save more so they can live better. Scroll down to share your Walgreens Deals and Scenarios! New to couponing? Read up on what…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • Rite Aid Deals Week of 7/13/14

    Rite Aid Deals Week of 7/13/14

    Corrie from "Cents"able Momma is the Deal Seeking Mom Store Expert for Rite Aid. At "Cents"able Momma, she helps others be "able" to save their "cents" by sharing great deals, coupons, freebies, money saving tips, and even a few methods to earn a…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 5:00pm -
  • CVS Deals Week of 7/13/14

    CVS Deals Week of 7/13/14

    Barbara from ClipperGirl's Saving Spot is the Deal Seeking Mom Store Expert for CVS. At ClipperGirl's Saving Spot, she saves her readers time and money by finding rock bottom prices on items that they use every day. Scroll down to share your CVS Deal…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 3:30pm -
  • Huge Weekend Magazine Sale!

    Huge Weekend Magazine Sale!

      Here's a huge weekend Magazine Sale which features some titles that we don't see too often! Vegetarian Times magazine on sale for $6.99 per year Simple and Delicious (by Taste of Home) on sale for $8.99 per year Everyday with Rachael Ray magazin…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 4:31am -
  • Hefty Trash Bags $5.99 at CVS (Starts 7/13)

    Hefty Trash Bags $5.99 at CVS (Starts 7/13)

    Grab this new $1/1 Hefty Trash Bags printable coupon for a great deal next week at CVS. Starting Sunday, 7/13, you can pick up a box of Hefty Trash Bags for as low as $5.99 with your coupon! Here's the deal: Hefty CinchSak (28 to 45 ct.) or Hefty Eas…
    - 2 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:30pm -
  • On The Farm FREE Pre-K/K Activity Pack

    On The Farm FREE Pre-K/K Activity Pack

    Right now you can get this On The Farm Pre-K/K Activity Pack for FREE to enjoy with your little learners!  In this FREE activity packet, you will find more than 20 pages of: Pre-writing Patterns What's different Mazes Handwriting practice/tracing wo…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:00pm -
  • Huggies Pull-Ups $3.74 at CVS (Starts 7/13)

    Huggies Pull-Ups $3.74 at CVS (Starts 7/13)

    Here's a great upcoming deal at CVS on Huggies Pull-Ups Training Pants. Next week (starting Sunday, 7/13), CVS will be offering a $10 CVS Gift Card when you spend $30 on participating products. Combine this offer with coupons to pick up FOUR packs of…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 10:30pm -
  • Abe’s Market $10 off Your $40 Purchase

    Abe’s Market $10 off Your $40 Purchase

    Right now you can get $10 off your $40 Purchase at Abe's Market!  Just visit Abe's Market and use coupon code BERRY during checkout for this special deal. Check out their sale items to combine with this coupon code to score even better deals on orga…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 10:00pm -
  • Scott Bath Tissue FREE after SavingStar Rebate

    Scott Bath Tissue FREE after SavingStar Rebate

    Hurry and login to your SavingStar account to load this new FREE Scott 1000 Bath Tissue after Rebate Offer. This offer is valid through 7/13 only, so you don’t have long to use it.  Click on "Grocery eCoupons" to make sure you find this and more c…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:34pm -
  • Freebie Friday: RepHresh, Kelly-Moore, Irish Spring + More!

    Freebie Friday: RepHresh, Kelly-Moore, Irish Spring + More!

    Freebie Friday is provided by Wendi, who blogs at TheFreebieBlogger, where she finds you 100% free items each and every day. Pillsbury is offering the chance to win one of 50,000 2015 Pillsbury Calendars. Just click here and enter up to once per week…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:30pm -
  • Custom Pillow Case $10.99 Shipped!

    Custom Pillow Case $10.99 Shipped!

    Right now new customers can order a Custom Pillow Case for only $5 (reg. $21.99)!  Customize your pillowcase to make a creative birthday or baby shower gift!  Just use promo code PILLOWPOWER during checkout to get this great rate.  Standard shippi…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:30pm -
  • Coleman Cable Outdoor Extension Cord $11.97

    Coleman Cable Outdoor Extension Cord $11.97

    Right now on Amazon you can get this handy Coleman Cable 16/3 Vinyl Outdoor Extension Cord (Orange, 50-Feet) for $11.97 (reg. $49.08). Plus you'll enjoy FREE Super Saver Shipping on your order over $35, or with your Amazon Prime membership. Resist mo…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 5:00pm -
  • All Laundry Detergent $1.99 at Kroger

    All Laundry Detergent $1.99 at Kroger

    Here's a great deal available at Kroger this week on All Laundry Detergent. You can combine a Kroger eCoupon with this $2/2 All Laundry Product printable to pick up two All Laundry Detergents for $0.99 each!  Here's the deal: All Laundry Detergent,…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • L’Oreal Paris Butterfly Mascara $2.32 at Target

    L’Oreal Paris Butterfly Mascara $2.32 at Target

    Here's a new $2/1 L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Mascara Printable that makes for a great deal at Target this week. Target is offering a $5 Target Gift Card when you buy 3 participating L'Oreal products. Combine this offer with your coupons (prin…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Kroger: FREE Zico Coconut Water (Today Only!)

    Kroger: FREE Zico Coconut Water (Today Only!)

    The Kroger FREE Friday Download is up! Today you can load a digital coupon to your shoppers card for a FREE Zico Coconut Water. This offer is valid for a FREE Zico Coconut Water where available. The digital coupon must be loaded to your card today (7…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:30pm -
  • FREE Huggies Snug & Dry Diapers (After TopCashBack Rebate)

    FREE Huggies Snug & Dry Diapers (After TopCashBack Rebate)

    Right now new members to TopCashBack can score a FREE Jumbo Pack of Huggies Snug & Dry Diapers! Visit Walmart through TopCashback, purchase a Jumbo Pack of Huggies Snug & Dry Diapers - priced at $8.97. Choose in-store pick up to avoid shipping charge…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:00pm -
  • Arts & Crafts Homes Magazine: $6.99 per Year!

    Arts & Crafts Homes Magazine: $6.99 per Year!

    One Year Subscription only $6.99 (up to 2 years) with code DEALSEEKINGMOM About: Our mission is to offer expert advice and perspective for those building, renovating, or furnishing a home in the Arts and Crafts spirit. Offering hundreds of resources,…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 10:30am -

Credit.com Blog

  • New!Business Credit Cards: What’s the Catch?

    Business Credit Cards: What’s the Catch?

    It is not unusual to see a credit card offered in versions for both consumers and business users. In addition, there are many business credit cards that offer competitive rewards and benefits. Therefore, some sophisticated credit card users will carr…
    - 7 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • New!The American Money Road Trip: Share Your Stories

    The American Money Road Trip: Share Your Stories

    There’s only one way to find out what’s going on in America. Go there. Starting this week, that’s what I’m doing. Want to call shotgun?  (You’ll have to share the seat with Rusty.) I’m not talking about the America of the coasts, where t…
    - 7 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • New!10 Reasons to Get Life Insurance

    10 Reasons to Get Life Insurance

    Life insurance can be an important part of your financial planning. Many don’t even know why they might need life insurance. Luckily, there are tools to help answer your questions about this important decision. In order to determine how much life…
    - 7 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • New!The Most Expensive Private Colleges in America

    The Most Expensive Private Colleges in America

    Students looking at very specialized schools are likely to have very high tuition bills. New data from the Department of Education ranks the most and least costly institutions of higher education, and when it comes to four-year, private schools, the…
    - 7 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • New!9 Hotel Gotchas

    9 Hotel Gotchas

    When you check into a hotel, don’t set let scam artists or misbehaving companies check into your wallet. It’s summer travel season, and that means vacations, road trips and hotel stays. It also means you’ll be facing a minefield of gotchas. So…
    - 7 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • 10 Places With the Best Property Tax Value

    10 Places With the Best Property Tax Value

    Property taxes are an additional expense homeowners must factor into their budgets. But the idea is in return they get certain services – like public safety and public schools. A recent study released by financial technology company SmartAsset sta…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • 10 Ways to Buy a Car for Less

    10 Ways to Buy a Car for Less

    After a house, a vehicle is probably the biggest purchase you’ll make. Unfortunately, while your house might appreciate – that is, gain value over time – your car will eventually turn into a nearly worthless hunk of metal, plastic and upholst…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • 10 Ways to Get Free Lodging

    10 Ways to Get Free Lodging

    It’s summertime, and vacations are in full swing. Unfortunately, the cost of travel isn’t getting any lower. And lodging is one of the more expensive items on the list. But wouldn’t it be nice to eradicate that hefty travel expense? This may s…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • 5 Mistakes That Can Doom Your Budget

    5 Mistakes That Can Doom Your Budget

    Making a budget is a great idea, but requires some action to make it happen. Sticking to that budget is just as important to financial success and also requires work. But budgets with oversights can make your hard work useless. To ensure that your bu…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • How Some Divorced Parents Hurt Their Credit

    How Some Divorced Parents Hurt Their Credit

    When parents fall behind on their child support payments, they may be surprised to learn those delinquent payments can appear on their credit reports. What does that mean for their credit scores? A Credit.com reader asks: I recently pulled my reports…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • How to Find & Fix Your Budget Leaks

    How to Find & Fix Your Budget Leaks

    Drip, drip, drip. If you have leaks in your finances, you could be wasting money and not even realize it. Even if you feel pretty on top of your finances, money could still be slipping away. It’s a good idea to review budgets, payments and financia…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • How Businesses Can Get Serious About Privacy & Security

    How Businesses Can Get Serious About Privacy & Security

    In May 2014, Gregg Steinhafel, Target’s President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, resigned following a 2013 data breach that resulted in the theft of 110 million credit and debit card transaction records. Seventy million of those records contained…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • The Most Expensive Public Colleges in America

    The Most Expensive Public Colleges in America

    Students who attend a four-year, in-state public college pay an average of $11,582 a year, according to new data from the Department of Education. Plenty of students pay a lot more than that, with some paying more than double the average. When consid…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • 5 Mistakes Car Buyers Make

    5 Mistakes Car Buyers Make

    If you need a new set of wheels, the idea of a change (or at least reliable transportation) has undeniable appeal, but figuring out which car you want and can afford, whether to buy new or used, plus whether you’re getting the best deal, can quickl…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • How My Student Loans Ballooned From $8K to $36K

    How My Student Loans Ballooned From $8K to $36K

    Confusion over student loan payments left an Arizona woman owing nearly five times the amount she took out to finance her education, though she insists she repaid the balances years ago, KTVK-3TV reports. Michelle Hudman took out three loans totaling…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • This Kid Got Charged $300K for Pizza

    This Kid Got Charged $300K for Pizza

    The world’s most expensive pizza costs $178 and is made of some rare, fine ingredients, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, so it’s fair to say the kid who was billed $300,000 for a Domino’s pie was seriously overcharged. Nathaniel…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • ‘Real Housewives’ Star Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Fraud

    ‘Real Housewives’ Star Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Fraud

    Important life lesson: Being on TV will not keep you from going to jail. A federal judge sentenced Apollo Nida, husband of Phaedra Parks from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” to eight years in prison for a $2 million fraud operation that involve…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • Unemployed & in Search of the American Dream

    Unemployed & in Search of the American Dream

    Shhh….The worst part of the Great Recession wasn’t the housing bubble. Or the loss of retirement savings. No, the dirty little secret about America’s most recent economic calamity is the massive surge of long-term unemployment that has struck t…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • How to Fraud-Proof Your House

    How to Fraud-Proof Your House

    Summer is here. There will be barbecues. Sand will find its way into the strangest places. Your family, extended family, kids’ friends and friends of friends—even complete strangers—will sail in and out of your home. But that’s OK, because yo…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 4:01am -
  • Can You Escape Your Debt by Moving Overseas?

    Can You Escape Your Debt by Moving Overseas?

    If you’re up to your eyeballs in debt and can’t see a way out, the idea of moving to another country and ditching your debts may be very appealing. Kathleen Peddicord, publisher of “Live and Invest Overseas”, says she’s met many people in t…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 4:01am -

Consumerism Commentary

  • Wealthy Shanghai Teens Are More Financially Savvy Than Average Americans

    Wealthy Shanghai Teens Are More Financially Savvy Than Average Americans

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) recently conducted a study, presenting a financial literacy test to fifteen-year-olds around the world, and has now published the group’s findings. The sample included 29,000 teens f…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 7:04pm -
  • If All Investments Are Expensive, Where Can You Invest?

    If All Investments Are Expensive, Where Can You Invest?

    Neil Irwin at the New York Times points out that all asset classes around the world are expensive compared to their historical prices. If that’s the case, is there any investment class available that has the potential to provide great returns over…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 3:30pm -
  • If You Don’t Like Your Job, Get Another One

    If You Don’t Like Your Job, Get Another One

    This "duh" advice is handed out frequently, but it may not be applicable to everyone who hears it.If You Don’t Like Your Job, Get Another One is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 4:18pm -
  • Grow Your Dough Throwdown: Second Quarter Results

    Grow Your Dough Throwdown: Second Quarter Results

    Here's my latest Grow Your Dough Throwodwn update as well as some information about the companies I'm investing in.Grow Your Dough Throwdown: Second Quarter Results is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 6:15pm -
  • What Is the Best Savings Rate?

    What Is the Best Savings Rate?

    People like rules of thumb and quick answers. When a complicated question can be answered by an authority with a simple response, the reaction is likely to be one of two possibilities: a feeling of well-being and satisfaction if the questioner is mee…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 9:16pm -
  • Self-Proclaimed Experts and Other Potential Bad Choices

    Self-Proclaimed Experts and Other Potential Bad Choices

    Who do you know that calls himself or herself an expert in order to gain customers? Should you avoid people who market themselves aggressively in this fashion?Self-Proclaimed Experts and Other Potential Bad Choices is a post from Consumerism Commenta…
    - 13 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 4:24pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Betsey S, May 2014

    Naked With Cash: Betsey S, May 2014

    Betsey S presents her latest financial reports and analysis for Naked With Cash.Naked With Cash: Betsey S, May 2014 is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 8:03pm -
  • What I Learned on Father’s Day

    What I Learned on Father’s Day

    I met my dad for dinner on Father's Day earlier this month, and we had a deep and somewhat difficult discussion.What I Learned on Father’s Day is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 18 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 5:15pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, May 2014

    Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, May 2014

    Laura and Leon offer their latest financial update for Naked With Cash, a series on Consumerism Commentary where readers track their finances.Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, May 2014 is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commenta…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 3:22pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Brian, May 2014

    Naked With Cash: Brian, May 2014

    Brian offers his family's latest financial update for the Naked With Cash series on Consumerism Commentary.Naked With Cash: Brian, May 2014 is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 18 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 3:35am -
  • Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, May 2014

    Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, May 2014

    Jake and Allie present their latest financial reports for the series Naked With Cash.Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, May 2014 is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 7:07pm -
  • 5 Tips for Paying for Health Care During Early Retirement

    5 Tips for Paying for Health Care During Early Retirement

    The issue of healthcare is one that keeps people in jobs far longer than they’d like. I’ve seen up close how someone with chronic health issues must deal with these choices, and in certain situations, the choices can be difficult. Medicare covera…
    - 31 days ago, 12 Jun 14, 11:57pm -
  • How United’s Frequent Flier Program Change Affects Travelers

    How United’s Frequent Flier Program Change Affects Travelers

    United Airlines is making significant changes to its MileagePlus frequent flier program. Here's how your points will change.How United’s Frequent Flier Program Change Affects Travelers is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Comme…
    - 34 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 7:42pm -
  • Can “The Rich” Teach Us Anything About Money Philosophy?

    Can “The Rich” Teach Us Anything About Money Philosophy?

    I can think of two fairly recent instances in publishing that elucidate just how “the rich” or “the one percent” are different from everyone else, and we should all do ourselves a favor by studying their approach to money so we, too, can be m…
    - 38 days ago, 6 Jun 14, 1:00pm -
  • Growing My Dough: The Latest Look at My Portfolio

    Growing My Dough: The Latest Look at My Portfolio

    CNN is sounding the alarm bells. The “Fear and Greed Index,” which is a strange measure of market sentiment, has passed the threshold into the “extreme greed” level.CNN is sounding the alarm bells. The “Fear and Greed Index,” which is a s…
    - 39 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 6:39pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Betsey S, April 2014

    Naked With Cash: Betsey S, April 2014

    Naked With Cash is an ongoing series at Consumerism Commentary in which readers share their households’ finances with other readers. These participants benefit from the accountability that comes from tracking their finances publicly and the feedbac…
    - 47 days ago, 28 May 14, 7:47pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, April 2014

    Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, April 2014

    Naked With Cash is an ongoing series at Consumerism Commentary in which readers share their households’ finances with other readers. These participants benefit from the accountability that comes from tracking their finances publicly and the feedbac…
    - 49 days ago, 26 May 14, 2:24pm -
  • Don’t Let Contractors Rip You Off

    Don’t Let Contractors Rip You Off

    It’s the height of home repair season, a time when established contractors are often in demand and unavailable. That’s a big opportunity for the fly-by-night operators to step in. Hiring a contractor to do work on your home, whether it’s a rela…
    - 52 days ago, 23 May 14, 1:00pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Brian, April 2014

    Naked With Cash: Brian, April 2014

    Naked With Cash is an ongoing series at Consumerism Commentary in which readers share their households’ finances with other readers. These participants benefit from the accountability that comes from tracking their finances publicly and the feedbac…
    - 54 days ago, 21 May 14, 2:41pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, April 2014

    Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, April 2014

    Naked With Cash is an ongoing series at Consumerism Commentary in which readers share their households’ finances with other readers. These participants benefit from the accountability that comes from tracking their finances publicly and the feedbac…
    - 55 days ago, 20 May 14, 12:57am -
  • Get the Most Value From Frequent Flyer Miles

    Get the Most Value From Frequent Flyer Miles

    Whether you’re the most frequent of frequent flyers or someone who is more likely to have miles expire, understanding the real value of what you’ve earned is the key to making the right choices as a consumer. With miles programs constantly being…
    - 66 days ago, 9 May 14, 1:00pm -
  • Should You Become an Angel Investor?

    Should You Become an Angel Investor?

    Two years ago I wrote about how I was “winding down”, whatever that means, after selling Consumerism Commentary, in the sense that I was looking to involve myself in new projects. I was considering, among other things, investing a portion of my a…
    - 67 days ago, 8 May 14, 4:30pm -
  • How to Win the War Between Consumers and Creators

    How to Win the War Between Consumers and Creators

    As the title implies, there is a war between consumers and creators, and the battles in this war are played out with money. It’s a war I’ve been seeing from both sides of the trenches. I am a consumer, but more than that, I’ve been writing and…
    - 69 days ago, 6 May 14, 7:16pm -
  • Four Fundamental States of Personal Finance

    Four Fundamental States of Personal Finance

    Students of chemistry are likely aware of the four fundamental states of matter. The most advanced chemistry course I’ve taken was in high school, although I must have learned about this basic concept earlier than that. Solids have a definitive sha…
    - 70 days ago, 5 May 14, 3:30pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, March 2014

    Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, March 2014

    Naked With Cash is an ongoing series at Consumerism Commentary in which readers share their households’ finances with other readers. These participants benefit from the accountability that comes from tracking their finances publicly and the feedbac…
    - 76 days ago, 29 Apr 14, 1:00pm -

Christian Personal Finance

  • 5 Things to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job

    5 Things to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job

    You’ve had enough with your job and are two steps from walking out and never coming back! Besides, you always wanted to ‘be your own boss’ and this might be the step you need to get those entrepreneurial juices flowing, right?
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • 20 creative ways to use Pallets

    20 creative ways to use Pallets

    Pallets!  What can I say, they are amazing. Companies use them to ship their products on. Often, stores will give away pallets… yes give them away. Generally, a pallet is not used again to ship. And what would a store do with all those pallets?? I…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 4:50pm -
  • 3 Simple Steps to Building Wealth

    3 Simple Steps to Building Wealth

    Why do we seem to make the simple things in life more difficult? Take getting out of debt for example. At the core, it's pretty simple – stop racking up debt, and start paying more on the balance to knock it out!
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • 4 Habits of Millionaires (Have Any of These?)

    4 Habits of Millionaires (Have Any of These?)

    The book The Millionaire Next Door analyzes the financial habits of millionaires. It shares the results from interviews and surveys with millionaires. The goal of the book is to give an accurate idea of what characteristics make a millionaire. I foun…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • 30 Everyday Products You Can Make Instead of Buying at Walmart

    30 Everyday Products You Can Make Instead of Buying at Walmart

    I am in need of Walmart rehab! Walmart has been my go-to source for my household and pantry needs. Not only do their superstores carry almost every product I need, but often times their prices can’t be beat. I got to thinking, there has to be a bet…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 4:07pm -
  • 5 Common Characteristics Of Those Who Thrive (How Are You Doing With #2?)

    5 Common Characteristics Of Those Who Thrive (How Are You Doing With #2?)

    I've been advising and counseling others on how to build true wealth for nearly two decades. I have seen my personal share of ups and downs and witnessed thousands of others. Here are some lessons learned . . . .
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 4:00pm -
  • 7 Tips to Avoid Financial Scams

    7 Tips to Avoid Financial Scams

    I don’t endorse negative thinking. I do, however, support critical thinking. Critical thinking involves enough negativity to say – "prove it," "I don’t understand," or "that doesn’t make sense." When it comes to financial matters, too many pe…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 4:00pm -
  • The 5 Best-Rated Credit Card Companies of 2014

    The 5 Best-Rated Credit Card Companies of 2014

    I am always cautious when writing about credit cards because I know some people get themselves in loads of trouble with their credit cards. But I trust that you are not one of those people and that you are smart enough to know that carrying a balance…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 3:47pm -
  • How to Set Your Financial Priorities and Accomplish More

    How to Set Your Financial Priorities and Accomplish More

    For the longest time priorities plagued our ability to make forward progress on our journey to true financial freedom. For example, we were doing a little bit of everything in terms of working on financial goals. We were paying on car debt, student l…
    - 21 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 4:00pm -
  • Should You Set Up Automatic Payments?

    Should You Set Up Automatic Payments?

    Today it is easier than ever before to set up automatic payments. I suspect our grandparents would be jealous to know all the many options we have to simplify the process of paying our bills. For those who struggle with organizing their finances, aut…
    - 24 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 4:00pm -

The Krazy Coupon Lady

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

  • Examples of spending on the things you LOVE?

    Examples of spending on the things you LOVE?

    I was reading this Reddit thread where people talk about their biggest discretionary expenses and it got me thinking. It’s so rare to see that kind of honesty, where people talk about what they really enjoy, guilt-free. It’s very different … Co…
    - 98 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 4:36am -
  • Real success stories from TINY online businesses

    Real success stories from TINY online businesses

    When I started my business, I just assumed I would have to build up a beautiful website (to match my beautiful eyebrows), have a huge email list, get tons of followers, and ONLY THEN could I have a real business. … ContinuedReal success stories fr…
    - 28 Mar 14, 12:06pm -
  • How to overcome your fear of starting an online business

    How to overcome your fear of starting an online business

    I fell down at a bowling alley. The best part of this video is that, seconds before I fell, I literally walked over to my friend, said, “Record this,” and handed them my phone, like I was some world-champion bowler. … ContinuedHow to overcome…
    - 26 Mar 14, 6:03pm -
  • 3 essential systems for starting an online business

    3 essential systems for starting an online business

    . I’m going to do something unusual in this post. You’ve never heard me talk about how much revenue my business generates. But today, I’ll share some of those numbers with you. And I’ll reveal even more to my private … Continued3 essential…
    - 24 Mar 14, 10:33am -
  • How to conquer self-sabotage

    How to conquer self-sabotage

    You’re about to get advice from a guy who was recently listening to Pandora, heard an awesome song come on, loved it enough to search for the lyrics, and paused when he realized it was by Miley Cyrus. Then he … ContinuedHow to conquer self-sabot…
    - 20 Mar 14, 10:34am -
  • The Zig/Zag Technique to finding an online business idea

    The Zig/Zag Technique to finding an online business idea

    Think about the average guy approaching the average woman at a bar. What does he say? “Hi…do you come here a lot?” “Hi, my name’s John…” “Hi…what are you drinking?” These seem like normal things to say, right? The problem … Cont…
    - 17 Mar 14, 11:56am -
  • Online business: From my first sale to a $12,000 product

    Online business: From my first sale to a $12,000 product

    In this post, you’ll learn how I went from a $4.95 ebook to launching a $12,000 flagship course. This isn’t the same sort of tactical minutiae you’ll find on other “online business” sites. I don’t tell you that you NEED … ContinuedOnli…
    - 13 Mar 14, 6:01am -
  • Business ideas: Which online business should you start?

    Business ideas: Which online business should you start?

    By the end of this post, you’ll know exactly which kind of online business to start. But first, I love how 1000+ of you responded to my question, “What excites you about starting an online business?”… …with a bunch of … ContinuedBusiness…
    - 11 Mar 14, 11:18pm -
  • Straight truth about starting an online business

    Straight truth about starting an online business

    Alright, today is the beginning of an entirely new chapter of IWT. I just got back from a last-minute weekend ski trip and I’m ready to finally talk about the #1 REQUESTED IWT TOPIC OF ALL TIME. Last-minute ski trip … ContinuedStraight truth abo…
    - 10 Mar 14, 1:00am -
  • The #1 most requested topic on IWT

    The #1 most requested topic on IWT

    I decided to take a last-minute ski trip this weekend. Here’s a quick email I sent to my friends: Last-minute ski trip So you won’t hear from me for the rest of the week. Which might be a good thing, … ContinuedThe #1 most requested topic on I…
    - 5 Mar 14, 12:52am -

Frugal Dad

  • Report Predicts STEMM Jobs Growth Will Outpace STEMM Graduates

    Report Predicts STEMM Jobs Growth Will Outpace STEMM Graduates

    The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology estimates there will be 1 million fewer graduates in the fields… READ MOREThe post Report Predicts STEMM Jobs Growth Will Outpace STEMM Graduates appeared first on Affordable Schools O…
    - 48 days ago, 27 May 14, 9:00am -
  • Enrollment Shortfalls Breed Competition For College Students

    Enrollment Shortfalls Breed Competition For College Students

    Many private colleges depend on tuition for their annual budgets. As summer rolls in, colleges that are not on target… READ MOREThe post Enrollment Shortfalls Breed Competition For College Students appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
    - 55 days ago, 20 May 14, 9:00am -
  • You Don’t Always Have to Accept the First Financial Aid Award You’re Offered

    You Don’t Always Have to Accept the First Financial Aid Award You’re Offered

    If you are like nearly half of all college students today, you count on financial aid to attend college. In… READ MOREThe post You Don’t Always Have to Accept the First Financial Aid Award You’re Offered appeared first on Affordable Schools Onl…
    - 84 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 9:00am -
  • Student Loans: Think Before You Borrow

    Student Loans: Think Before You Borrow

    On average, a college graduate earns just over $47,000 per year. On the other hand, individuals who possess only a high… READ MOREThe post Student Loans: Think Before You Borrow appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
    - 87 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 9:00am -
  • These Libraries Elevate the Studying Experience

    These Libraries Elevate the Studying Experience

    Often times, the library on campus is a dark, windowless building filled with rows of dusty, little-touched books. Quiet, institutional,… READ MOREThe post These Libraries Elevate the Studying Experience appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
    - 89 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 9:00am -
  • Lousiana Paves Way For Education-Business-Government Synergy

    Lousiana Paves Way For Education-Business-Government Synergy

    Gov. Bobby Jindal’s plan to create a $40 million incentive fund to direct dollars to high-demand programs that will fill… READ MOREThe post Lousiana Paves Way For Education-Business-Government Synergy appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
    - 4 Apr 14, 9:00am -
  • New Program Seeks to Reimagine College Life

    New Program Seeks to Reimagine College Life

    I’ve written quite a bit about students’ lack of preparation for both college and the job world. College-level educators complain… READ MOREThe post New Program Seeks to Reimagine College Life appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
    - 31 Mar 14, 4:18pm -
  • Digital Badges Over Degrees?

    Digital Badges Over Degrees?

    These days, skills are increasingly valued over education, employers complain that college grads are unprepared for the real world and… READ MOREThe post Digital Badges Over Degrees? appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
    - 27 Mar 14, 6:34pm -
  • Likely 2016 Rivals: Higher Ed Less Accessible

    Likely 2016 Rivals: Higher Ed Less Accessible

    JStone / Shutterstock.com Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush, from opposing political parties, are likely the leading potential presidential candidates… READ MOREThe post Likely 2016 Rivals: Higher Ed Less Accessible appeared first on Affordable S…
    - 26 Mar 14, 3:12pm -
  • It’s Time To Start Looking For Your Summer Job

    It’s Time To Start Looking For Your Summer Job

    One great way to get some money in your pocket for college expenses is to work over the summer. Whether… READ MOREThe post It’s Time To Start Looking For Your Summer Job appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
    - 20 Mar 14, 9:00am -

Savings.com Blog

  • Working Out Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive with These Proven Methods
    Whenever I need to tighten up my spending habits, I notice that things like gym memberships and pricey exercise classes seem to be the first to go. I tell myself, “I’ll just go for more runs” or “I’ll work out at home,” knowing good and w…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 5:54pm -
  • Three Free Web Services You Should Start Using Right Now

    Three Free Web Services You Should Start Using Right Now

    In the schlocky TV show “Once Upon a Time,” which I watch only because my kids make me, there’s a frequent refrain: “Magic always comes with a price.” (If you watch it as well, you know it’s usually followed by a “dearie.”) Here in t…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 3:33pm -
  • What’s Best for Back to School: Laptop, Tablet, or Chromebook?

    What’s Best for Back to School: Laptop, Tablet, or Chromebook?

    Having only just recovered from the horror that was winter, 2013-2014, I can’t believe I’m saying this: It’s time to start thinking about fall. Specifically, about school, and the gear that goes with it. For many kids that means a new laptop. M…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 7:38pm -
  • On the Cheap with Megan Koester: The Big Night Out!
    Need to look gorgeous for a hot night out but don’t have the cash-ola necessary to make your designer dreams a reality? No sweat, sweetie! Just go to the mall, slap on a face of free makeup, “borrow” a dress, and strut on down to your destinati…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 6:00am -
  • Cheap and Easy Gluten-Free Summer Recipes
    If you know a thing or two about ol’ Lamps, you know that summer is my favorite time of year, and I love hosting parties as much as I love attending them. What you might not know is a year ago I found out I’m allergic to wheat. I’ll spare you…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 5:02pm -
  • Five Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with A Crappy Tablet

    Five Surprisingly Cool Things You Can Do with A Crappy Tablet

    So that cheapo tablet you bought didn’t really work out. Maybe the screen wasn’t great, or it proved too slow for games, Web browsing, Netflix, and the like. Now it sits on a shelf collecting dust, a constant and painful reminder of the hard-ea…
    - 11 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 3:10pm -
  • Celebrate America with Patriotic Stuff Made in Foreign Countries

    Celebrate America with Patriotic Stuff Made in Foreign Countries

    America. USA. ‘Merica. No matter how you say it, you probably love our country and you get super excited for its birthday. Not like those jerks, the (insert political party you don’t like) hanging out in those (Northern/­Eastern/­Southern/­Wes…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 5:49pm -
  • Don’t Hit The Road Without These Free Travel Apps

    Don’t Hit The Road Without These Free Travel Apps

    Summertime is travel time, and there's no better travel companion than your smartphone. (Well, unless you can get Jessica Alba.) In fact, I'd argue you get the best return on your investment when you stock your phone with various trip-friendly apps,…
    - 13 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 5:30pm -
  • Freemium Games Are The Biggest Waste of Money
    Stop throwing your money away on crappy phone games. That's the dumbest thing you can do with your money. These supposedly free games make a killing off of bored people who want an excuse to touch their phone. There was a time not too long ago where…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 3:00pm -

My Money Blog

  • New!Quizzle Review: Free Equifax Credit Score and Credit Report

    Quizzle Review: Free Equifax Credit Score and Credit Report

    Quizzle.com is a website that offers a free credit score and your official Equifax credit report every six months. You can now monitor your credit scores from all three credit bureaus for free. It has been six months for me, so I just grabbed my 2nd…
    - 7 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 4:09am -
  • Top 10 Best Dirt Cheap Beater Car Models?

    Top 10 Best Dirt Cheap Beater Car Models?

    In 2006, Jay Lamm organized the first 24 Hours of LeMons (official site, Wikipedia) in which cars picked off the street that cost under $500 (not counting safety equipment) raced each other for 24 hours straight. The name and format parodies the lege…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:46am -
  • Spirit Airlines Free 8,000 Miles = 80% of One-Way Flight Award or Free Magazines

    Spirit Airlines Free 8,000 Miles = 80% of One-Way Flight Award or Free Magazines

    Spirit Airlines is a budget airline that charges for things like carry-ons and printing a boarding pass at check-in. They have the highest number of complaints per passenger. But they’re cheap – they claim 40% lower on average. They are also know…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 7:40pm -
  • Book Review: Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting and Running a Business

    Book Review: Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting and Running a Business

    I believe that entrepreneurialism is, like many things, a combination of talent and learned skill. Some people will take to it naturally, but a great many more can become successful and independent business people with the proper inspiration and guid…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 7:40am -
  • Net Worth Breakdown: Saved Income vs. Investment Returns 2004-2014

    Net Worth Breakdown: Saved Income vs. Investment Returns 2004-2014

    I’ve talked about the importance of savings rate, but remember that investing that savings prudently is also part of the process. Here’s a question – What percentage of your current net worth is saved income, and what is investment growth? This…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 7:04am -
  • Why Vanguard VNQ is the Best REIT ETF

    Why Vanguard VNQ is the Best REIT ETF

    Real estate investment trusts (REITs) offer the ability to invest in commercial real estate within the comfort of your brokerage account. ETFs in turn offer the ability to invest in a diversified basket of REITs. The Morningstar article This REIT ETF…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 7:09am -
  • ShareBuilder Promotion Codes: Free Stock Trades (Updated 2014)

    ShareBuilder Promotion Codes: Free Stock Trades (Updated 2014)

    Added a new code. Here are some promotion codes for ShareBuilder, a discount brokerage now owned by the same folks behind Capital One 360. Real-time trades are now $6.95 and automated trades are $4. They give out codes for various promotions, and lik…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 2:38am -
  • Fandango Movie Ticket Discounts: 2-for-1 Fridays + 20% Off Gift Cards

    Fandango Movie Ticket Discounts: 2-for-1 Fridays + 20% Off Gift Cards

    Only six Fridays left! Fandango has brought back their Visa Signature summer promotion from April 25th to August 8th. 2-for-1 movie tickets on Fridays! You can also get 20% off Fandango gift cards which can be used any day of the week and can be inst…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 6:48am -
  • Money is Independence.

    Money is Independence.

    As we celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s Declaration of Independence, I wanted to quickly share this excerpt from an article The Millennial Definition of Success by Adam Nash, CEO of Wealthfront: Increasingly, as I talk to Millennials, some…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 6:45am -
  • Rewards Dining Programs and Avoiding Airline Miles Expiration Policies

    Rewards Dining Programs and Avoiding Airline Miles Expiration Policies

    As I am now a father of two in diapers and no longer an active traveler, I am again faced with the possible expiration of my frequent flier miles due to inactivity. The easiest and cheapest way for me to keep my miles alive has been to using dining r…
    - 11 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 7:22am -
  • Do You Need International Bonds In Your Portfolio?

    Do You Need International Bonds In Your Portfolio?

    Bonds are supposed to provide both income and stability in your portfolio. International bonds, especially Emerging Markets bonds, are becoming more popular. But do you need them in your portfolio? Respected author/money manager William Bernstein doe…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 7:49am -
  • Australian “Social Security” to Raise Retirement Age to 70 by 2035

    Australian “Social Security” to Raise Retirement Age to 70 by 2035

    The current “full” retirement age for Social Security is 66, although you have the option to start taking benefits at a permanently reduced rate at age 62 (did you know that over 35% of people take this permanent ~25% cut in benefits!). The full…
    - 13 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 7:23am -
  • Capital One 360 Financial Independence Day Promo 2014

    Capital One 360 Financial Independence Day Promo 2014

    Capital One 360 is running their annual Financial Independence Day promotion, with what is traditionally the best bonus of the year for their 360 Savings and 360 Checking accounts. (Formerly known as ING Direct.) These online bank accounts offer no m…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 9:09am -
  • Expedia $50 off $200 Coupon Code

    Expedia $50 off $200 Coupon Code

    Expedia has a 4th of July promotion where if you use their mobile app you can get $50 off a $200 hotel booking. That’s up to 25% off. Pretty simple… go to link, enter mobile phone number, receive both unique coupon code and mobile app download li…
    - 15 days ago, 29 Jun 14, 7:42am -
  • 5% Cash Back Credit Cards: Rotating Categories Update 2014

    5% Cash Back Credit Cards: Rotating Categories Update 2014

    3nd quarter activation now open for all cards.  Chase Freedom $200 bonus ends 6/30. The cards below offer a hefty 5% cash back on certain categories that rotate each quarter. With a little extra attention, I can easily rack up hundreds of dollars in…
    - 16 days ago, 28 Jun 14, 12:12am -
  • Amazon App Store: Over $100 in Paid Apps Free 6/27 6/28 Only

    Amazon App Store: Over $100 in Paid Apps Free 6/27 6/28 Only


    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 8:40pm -
  • Baby!

    Baby!

    Update: There is now a 2-way tie for the most beautiful girl in the world. As we welcome our newest addition, posting will be lighter than usual for the next couple of weeks (years? decades?). Looks like early retirement might have to be pushed back…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 9:12am -
  • Applying for Multiple Bank Accounts: Can You Apply For Too Many?

    Applying for Multiple Bank Accounts: Can You Apply For Too Many?

    Updated. If you open multiple bank accounts in order to take advantage of higher interest rates or sign-up bonuses, you may be concerned about any potential consequences from all that activity. In my experience, there are two main factors to be aware…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 9:21am -
  • Cash Reserves & Best Interest Rates Update – June 2014

    Cash Reserves & Best Interest Rates Update – June 2014

    Our family keeps a full year of expenses put aside in cash reserves; it provides us with financial stability with the additional side benefits of lower stress and less concern about stock market gyrations. Emergency funds can actually have a better r…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 8:33am -
  • Free Ride Credits: Uber, Lyft, Flywheel, Gett, Sidecar, Silvercar

    Free Ride Credits: Uber, Lyft, Flywheel, Gett, Sidecar, Silvercar

    Summoning a car with your smartphone is all the rage. Most of these startups are offering some form of bonus credit for first-time users. If you live in a major metro area, this can quickly add up to a decent amount of free rides. I’ve only used Ub…
    - 20 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 8:24am -
  • Reader Story: Early Retirement by Age 40 with Income-Focused Portfolio

    Reader Story: Early Retirement by Age 40 with Income-Focused Portfolio

    The following is a guest post contributed by reader Bob, who started getting serious about financial freedom about 10 years ago and plans to reach early retirement next year at age 40. Thanks Bob for candidly sharing about your personal experiences a…
    - 21 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 7:38am -
  • Infographic: Economic Mobility Based On Income and Geography

    Infographic: Economic Mobility Based On Income and Geography

    Infographic creation site Infogr.am recently gave the Best Data Story award (Data Journalism Awards 2014) to the interactive article In Climbing Income Ladder, Location Matters from the New York Times. Sometimes NYT articles have such a clean layout…
    - 24 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 7:56am -
  • Chase Freedom $200 Limited Time Offer

    Chase Freedom $200 Limited Time Offer

    (Update: A reminder that you can now activate your 5% cash back at gas stations and Kohl’s for 3rd quarter 2014. Just did mine. Don’t forget!) The Chase Freedom® – $200 Bonus has a new limited time promotion offering a $200 Bonus after you m…
    - 25 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 7:36am -
  • The Largest Consumer of Electricity In US Homes Besides A/C Is…

    The Largest Consumer of Electricity In US Homes Besides A/C Is…

    Most people will guess that the heater and/or air conditioner is the biggest source of electricity usage in the average home. But what about the second-largest? The HD DVR Cable Box, at least according to the LA Times (what about water heating?). Dig…
    - 26 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 7:25am -
  • Prosper vs. LendingClub Investor Returns 19.5 Month Update

    Prosper vs. LendingClub Investor Returns 19.5 Month Update

    In November 2012, I invested $10,000 into person-to-person loans split evenly between Prosper Lending and Lending Club, looking for high returns from a new asset class. After diligently reinvesting my earned interest into new loans, I stopped my afte…
    - 27 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 8:03am -

PT Money

  • What to Do If Your Tenant Breaks the Lease

    What to Do If Your Tenant Breaks the Lease

    Sooner or later, you’re going to get the dreaded notice from your tenant that they have to break the lease. No matter how much you prepare, it’s usually not fun to stop down and turnover a rental unit ahead of schedule. But there are some things…
    - 48 days ago, 27 May 14, 7:55pm -
  • What You Need to Know About Disability Insurance for the Self-Employed

    What You Need to Know About Disability Insurance for the Self-Employed

    Disability insurance is hardly a sexy topic of conversation, or even a common worry. After all, it’s not like most of us do anything more strenuous than checking our email on the average day, so how likely is it that we will need disability insuran…
    - 59 days ago, 16 May 14, 3:09am -
  • PTM 037 – How to Create The Economy of You with Kimberly Palmer of US News

    PTM 037 – How to Create The Economy of You with Kimberly Palmer of US News

    This episode of the podcast features fellow money writer, Kimberly Palmer. She just released a new book, The Economy of You. In this show we talk about her book, her business (Palmer’s Planners), and what she learned from others profiled in the boo…
    - 66 days ago, 9 May 14, 8:59pm -
  • These Simple Car Care Tips Can Help Save Money – Even for Non Gear Heads Like Me

    These Simple Car Care Tips Can Help Save Money – Even for Non Gear Heads Like Me

    These days everyone is trying to save a little bit extra here and there. One of the most overlooked (or avoided) ways to save is in the proper care of your car. Given that April was National Car Care month I thought I’d share a few simple car care…
    - 68 days ago, 7 May 14, 4:58pm -
  • An Interview with Farnoosh Torabi, Author of When She Makes More

    An Interview with Farnoosh Torabi, Author of When She Makes More

    I recently had the opportunity to sit down with personal finance superstar Farnoosh Torabi to discuss her just-released book When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women. Farnoosh’s book couldn’t be more timely. A Pew Study from 2013 foun…
    - 70 days ago, 5 May 14, 4:44pm -

Five Cent Nickel

  • New!The Cost of More

    The Cost of More

    We have become a nation of “more is better.” We want more of everything — more toys for our kids, more cars in the driveway, more shoes in the closet, and more bathrooms in the house. Our houses, garages, dumpsters and lives are filled with St…
    - 3 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 8:00am -
  • 5 Creative Backyard Summer Activities for Kids

    5 Creative Backyard Summer Activities for Kids

    This post comes from Rachel Beger at our partner site Zing! School’s just about out for the summer, and that can only mean one thing: “Mom, I’m bored!” Ideas run out fast, especially when you’re not looking to leave the house every day, an…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 8:00am -
  • What to do When the Stock Market Crashes

    What to do When the Stock Market Crashes

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average index hit 17,000 in the last week — a new record — and the S&P 500 Index followed suit. As is usual any time a stock market record is reached, the boo-birds make their appearance. “This is it!” they cry. “Th…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 8:00am -
  • How We Use Our Time

    How We Use Our Time

    I’m a financial analyst, not a philosopher, and yet in my writings about money I often touch on the subject of time. Generally, this is because the two are somewhat interchangeable with one another — some people sacrifice their free time to plun…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 6:09pm -
  • Tips for First-Time Campers

    Tips for First-Time Campers

    This post comes from Lilly Keyes at our partner site Zing! Since June is National Camping Month, I’m sure you’re desperate to get out there and start roasting marshmallows. If you’ve never been camping before, there are some things you should…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 8:00am -
  • A Pearl of Wisdom About the Burden of Wealth

    A Pearl of Wisdom About the Burden of Wealth

    I don’t know how the reading list looked in your high school English classes. But in mine, the teachers clearly believed we kids should absorb books that achieved, to quote Woody Allen, “total heaviosity.” These serious message novels were chos…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 8:00am -
  • Essential money tips for new college grads

    Essential money tips for new college grads

    Graduation is the theme all around my neighborhood. It is a time of excitement and big dreams. Unfortunately in most cases, personal financial sense is not a taught at college. Once out of college, going from living broke to a big paycheck every mont…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • Must-Have Websites and Apps for Parents

    Must-Have Websites and Apps for Parents

    This post comes from Dawn Jamison at our partner site Zing! One of the most exciting things about being a new parent is learning about all of the wonderful toys and technologies that exist for kids! The apps and websites my friends have told me about…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • What’s Your Clean Energy Future?

    What’s Your Clean Energy Future?

    Do you think it’s a good idea to get away from fossil fuels for our energy needs? If so, you’d be one of millions. Fact is, we are totally dependent on energy for our daily lives, especially electricity. (You can’t read this post without electr…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • Making time for money

    Making time for money

    One can’t give financial advice for very long without realizing that most of it is not earth-shattering insight. It usually comes down to common sense. So then the challenge becomes one of analyzing why people don’t apply common sense to their fi…
    - 21 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • A new career stepping stone? More apprenticeships coming to companies near you

    A new career stepping stone? More apprenticeships coming to companies near you

    This post comes from Jenny Paxton at our partner site LearnVest. Apprenticeships—formal programs that consist of on-the-job, paid training, mentorship and related classroom education—may be the solution to the pressing skills gap between employe…
    - 24 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • Don’t look a gift employer in the mouth

    Don’t look a gift employer in the mouth

    Even if you’re not a news junkie like me, I’d be willing to bet that you’ve seen or heard one news item ad infinitum over the past several years. That nugget is the story about Americans’ retirement readiness, or lack thereof. We are endlessl…
    - 26 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • 10 tips most first-time home buyers don’t consider

    10 tips most first-time home buyers don’t consider

    It’s been exactly one year since my husband and I purchased our first home. As one might expect, we’ve learned a number of valuable lessons this past year. There are plenty of articles full of useful tips for first-time home buyers. I am not goi…
    - 28 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • Flex or Fiction: How Accommodating Is Your Job?

    Flex or Fiction: How Accommodating Is Your Job?

    This post comes from Anna Williams at our partner site LearnVest. When it comes to work perks, flexibility is one of our favorite nice-to-haves—whether that means occasionally telecommuting from home, working variable hours or being part of a job…
    - 31 days ago, 13 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • Is The American Dream Dead?

    Is The American Dream Dead?

    Is the American dream dead? A majority of people say it is, according to the recently announced CNN Money survey, as well as several others done at academic institutions like Xavier and Youngstown universities and other private organizations. Alt…
    - 33 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • The economics of running out

    The economics of running out

    In a sense, personal finance is a battle of conservation. People manage their resources in the hopes they won’t run out of the essentials — only what people find essential can differ. This centers around the fear of losing money or some other asp…
    - 35 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • Overwhelmed at Work and Home? You May Be Living on ‘Contaminated Time’

    Overwhelmed at Work and Home? You May Be Living on ‘Contaminated Time’

    This post comes from Colleen Oakley at our partner site LearnVest. “There just aren’t enough hours in the day.” “I’m crazy busy.” “My to-do list is a mile long.” If you’re like most Americans, you likely say one (or all) of the abov…
    - 38 days ago, 6 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • Sensational Way to Triumph in Negotiations

    Sensational Way to Triumph in Negotiations

    Before reading this post, please grab a steaming cup of coffee, and recline in the most comfortable chair you can find. If one is near, lift a warm puppy to your lap and stroke the soft, furry pet as you read. All set? Proceed. When professor and aut…
    - 40 days ago, 4 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • How to save money on dental insurance

    How to save money on dental insurance

    When I transitioned from a full-time job to being self-employed, one of the biggest hurdles I faced was finding low-cost health insurance. Finding affordable dental insurance proved to be even more difficult. First, I couldn’t find any dental insu…
    - 42 days ago, 2 Jun 14, 8:00am -
  • In Sickness and in Wealth: Why Today’s Couples Keep Separate Accounts

    In Sickness and in Wealth: Why Today’s Couples Keep Separate Accounts

    This post comes from Shana Lebowitz at our partner site LearnVest. It’s hard to find a more romantic topic than banking—but nearly every couple eventually faces the question: Should we combine our money or keep separate accounts? According to a…
    - 45 days ago, 30 May 14, 10:47pm -
  • Are You A Prius Lover or Hater?

    Are You A Prius Lover or Hater?

    When is the last time you got into a heated argument about cars? Cars in general are not controversial. Yes, there is the odd low-key Chevy vs. Ford thing from days gone by and that sort of thing, but most people generally don’t get worked up about…
    - 47 days ago, 28 May 14, 8:00am -
  • The side effects of credit cards

    The side effects of credit cards

    While I’m not a fan of all the pharmaceutical advertising on television, I have to admit that they can be brutally frank about disclosing potential side effects. If you take something for chronic indigestion, a variety of things could happen which…
    - 49 days ago, 26 May 14, 8:00am -
  • The Post-College Outlook: A New Money Worry for 20-Somethings?

    The Post-College Outlook: A New Money Worry for 20-Somethings?

    This post comes from Anna Williams at our partner site LearnVest. College seniors graduating this spring are more optimistic than ever … but should they be? According to Accenture’s 2014 College Graduate Employment Survey, a full 84% of the clas…
    - 52 days ago, 23 May 14, 10:11pm -
  • Speaking Well of the Dearly Departed: You

    Speaking Well of the Dearly Departed: You

    If you’re like me, you hold the firm belief that a personal finance site like the one you’re currently visiting should occasionally offer more than the usual advice. Oh, it’s fine if these posts primarily advance ways to track down the best sav…
    - 54 days ago, 21 May 14, 8:00am -
  • How to save money on airline fees

    How to save money on airline fees

    The summer travel season is almost upon us. In the past, finding good airfare deals used to take the most time, while booking the tickets only took a couple of minutes. Now, it goes like this: You spend hours trying to find a good airfare deal and ge…
    - 56 days ago, 19 May 14, 8:00am -

$5 Dinners

  • New!Free Weekly Meal Plan with Printable Grocery List – 7/13
    The $5 Dinners Weekly Meal Plan with Printable Grocery List Every week I will post 5 links to archived recipes, plus an additional 1 or 2 recipes for breakfast, snacks or batch cooking recipes.  You can click through to see the original recipe and p…
    - 13 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 10:30pm -
  • New!31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Chicken Tortilla Soup
    So I mentioned yesterday the Ranchero Chicken, which can be used as the base for this recipe. Of course, you could also just toss all the ingredients (minus the tortillas and cheese!) into the slow cooker and let it works it’s magic. Oh, and your h…
    - 18 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 5:34pm -
  • New!Updated! Grocery Coupon Match-Ups – Week of July 13
    {Pin by clicking the Pinterest Button below!} This is your weekly (and friendly) reminder to check out the latest coupon matchups for the following grocery stores, drugstores, and big box & warehouse stores like Target and Costco…click on each link…
    - 19 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • 31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Ranchero Chicken
    Because I’m a food blogger and I’m always getting crazy in the kitchen…I don’t find myself coming back to recipes over and over…and over and over. But this chicken recipe has become my favorite ‘base’ for many meals, including the Slow…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • Drugstore Coupon Matchups & Best Deals – Week of July 13
    Which drugstore has the best deals this week on food?! Find out...  Related StoriesDrugstore Coupon Matchups & Best Deals – Week of July 6Drugstore Coupon Matchups & Best Deals – Week of June 29Updated! Grocery Coupon Match-Ups – Week of Ju…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 3:55pm -
  • Slow Cooker Refried Beans – Fat Free, Gluten Free, Create Your Own Spice Level
      This is the next recipe in the 31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals series. I may or may not have a little tex-mex food problem. Evidence here. And here. Oh, and over here. That was just in the last few weeks during all my conference travels. Two of those…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 8:00pm -
  • Sunday Coupon Preview – 7/13
    Find out what coupons will be in this Sunday's coupon insert...if there are some hot coupons, you might want to pick up a few extra newspapers!  Related StoriesSunday Coupon Preview – 7/6Checkout 51: Save on Bananas and Ketchup + MoreRestaurant…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:41am -
  • 31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Balsamic Chicken with Spring Vegetables
    This is THE PERFECT summer slow cooker dinner! It’s light, tasty yet filling…and made with in-season veggies that you’ll probably find on sale in your store! This would also be delicious with drumsticks, split chicken breasts or bone-in thighs…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 7:39pm -
  • Costco Top Deals for July: Jif Peanut Butter, Kraft Mac ‘n Cheese, Cheerios, Dannon Greek Yogurt + More
    Have you seen our Costco Meal Plans yet?  We’ve got three of them including our latest featuring all Gluten Free recipes! It’s a great way to save on dinners, using bulk ingredients from Costco!!! Included are a price list, shopping list and rec…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 3:30pm -
  • Checkout 51: Save on Bananas and Ketchup + More
    New coupons have been added to the free coupon app, Checkout 51, including: $0.25 cash back on any Bananas $0.25 cash back on any 10 oz or larger Heinz Ketchup $0.50 cash back on any Crystal Farms Shredded Cheese $0.25 cash back on any Earth Balance…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 11:12am -

Money Talks news

  • 7 Unconventional Yet Proven Ways to Land the Job You Want
    Some job seekers have tried over-the-top methods, like billboards and mailed shoes, to get noticed by potential employers. You don't need to be so unorthodox to get the job you want.
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:44pm -
  • Today’s Deals: Friday, Jul. 11
    Including deals from REI, Levi's, 5.11 Tactical Series, Abercrombie & Fitch, Banana Republic, mwave, DealBase, Carter's, Oakley Vault and more.
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:45am -
  • Most Seniors Can’t Pony Up More for Health Care
    A new Kaiser Family Foundation tool shows the harsh reality of trying to shift more Medicare costs to already-strapped seniors.
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:18am -
  • The Secrets of Buying and Selling for Profit
    Some people use the global marketplace to make thousands of dollars. Discover their easy moneymaking method and how to make it work for you.
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 3:03am -
  • Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web
    This week: How to take a break while looking busy, how to skip airport security, why you're not really bad with money, what you need to teach your children, and why bad things can sometimes be good.
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 2:49am -

CreditCards.com Blog

  • Some lenders getting antsy about household debt
    If you're already carrying a hefty amount of student loan, mortgage or credit card debt, you may have a tough time convincing your lender you deserve another loan. A new survey from the Professional Risk Managers International Association and FICO fo…
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  • Consumers want national data breach notification policies
    In the case of a data breach, what consumers don't know can hurt them.A study conducted by the National Consumer League and Javelin Strategy and Research revealed that many victims of fraud don't know how their information was compromised. As a resul…
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  • Terrorists make Isis too toxic a brand
    Isis,the mobile payments venture, pondered, "What's in a name?" The answer came quickly: too much baggage. The company announced Monday it will shed its name and come up with another, since the acronym ISIS has been contaminated by the terrorist grou…
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  • TSA: No card-shaped shanks on a plane
    It was bound to happen: Once the credit card form factor was adapted to house the ultra-thin, 21st century version of the Swiss Army Knife, its days as an unrestricted carry-on for domestic and international air travel were numbered.As handy as it…
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  • Study: Minimum payment warnings prompt some to pay less
    New research suggests that credit card minimum payment warnings could be prompting some consumers to pay less than they would otherwise.
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  • Louisiana law takes a step toward protecting student data
    The state of Louisiana has joined the growing ranks of public and private entities looking to protect sensitive student information from potential data breaches and identity theft.
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  • My hard-earned lesson about rental car insurance
    My expensive lesson about car rentals and credit cards came after a couple of accidents, one involving a rental car. And the luck of the draw -- in this case which credit card my husband drew from his wallet to pay for the rental car -- cost us $600…
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  • Gen. Y to Congress: We can't get approved for home loans
    College debt weighs so heavily on the millennial generation that a college-educated 30-year old is now less likely to own a home than a 30-year-old with no student debt. That was part of the testimony at a U.S. Senate hearing this week, aptly titled…
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  • Crackdown exposes details of credit card debt settlement offers
    A crackdown on store card giant GE Capital exposed details of the discount offers that card companies extend to some struggling customers.Card issuers don't like to talk about the issue -- why negotiate in public? -- but the store-card issuer's cons…
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  • Student loans: pay more now, save later
    With my six-month, no-payment grace period coming to an end, I decided it was time to officially confirm my student loan debt repayment plan so I sat down and took a hard look at the numbers and found that paying more now is my best option.
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For the Mommas

  • New!Pet Coupons 7/13: IAMS, Pedigree, Fancy Feast and More Coupons

    Pet Coupons 7/13: IAMS, Pedigree, Fancy Feast and More Coupons

    Hey Pet lovers, here is our  weekly roundup of the newest pet care coupons! $1.00 off any ONE (1) Milk-Bone Brushing Chews  $1.00 off any 4 Fancy Feast Broths  $2.00 off ONE Dry IAMS Dog Food  $1.50 off FIVE Wet IAMS Dog Food  $2.00 off ONE Dry…
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  • New!Target: FREE Portfolio Folders, Index Cards & More

    Target: FREE Portfolio Folders, Index Cards & More

    Target: FREE Portfolio Folders, Index Cards & More In case you missed it, Target  has a new  store coupon good for  $1.50/3 Up & Up School or Office Supplies coupon. You will want to print it. Like now. It won’t last long. Here are two items yo…
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  • New!Walmart: Free $5.00 Gift Card wyb $15.00 in Quaker Products

    Walmart: Free $5.00 Gift Card wyb $15.00 in Quaker Products

    Here is another Gift Card deal for Walmart!  Program Terms: 1. Purchase $15 worth of Quaker® products in a single transaction at a Walmart store between 7/1/14 and 9/30/14. 2. Your purchase of Quaker® products must be made in-store. A purchase onl…
    - 12 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 11:21pm -
  • New!Walmart: Buy Dr Pepper, Get A Walmart $10 Gift Card

    Walmart: Buy Dr Pepper, Get A Walmart $10 Gift Card

    Walmart: Buy Dr Pepper Products and Get a Walmart $10 eGift Card Stock up on Pepper products from Walmart and you get a $10 Walmart eGift card.  You would need to follow these simple steps to get the eGift Card: 1. Buy any combination of FIVE (5) 12…
    - 12 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 11:17pm -
  • New!Staples Coupon: $5.00 off $25.00

    Staples Coupon: $5.00 off $25.00

    There is a new Staples Coupon available to print. Save $5.00 on a $25.00 in store Staples Purchase. Print Staples Coupon This coupon is available to use through 7/19/13. Other coupons you can print: $5/$25 In-Store Purchase  50% off Staples 8.5″…
    - 12 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 11:14pm -
  • New!Back to School Deals 7/13/14: Target, Walmart & Kmart

    Back to School Deals 7/13/14: Target, Walmart & Kmart

     Back to School Deals 7/13/14: Target, Walmart & Kmart Here are your Walmart, Target and Kmart  back to school deals for the week of 7/13/14. WalmartMead 70-Sheet Fashion Notebook $0.50Elmer’s School Glue Sticks 2 Pack $0.50Crayola Crayons 24 Pac…
    - 13 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 10:30pm -
  • New!Free 6-Month Amazon Prime Membership {For Students}

    Free 6-Month Amazon Prime Membership {For Students}

      Free 6-Month Amazon Prime Membership Amazon is offering a Free 6-Month Amazon Prime Membership for college students! With this membership, you’ll get a lot of perks, such as Free 2-Day Shipping on millions of items, Free $10 credit for referring…
    - 13 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 10:00pm -
  • New!Walgreens: Butterball Bacon $.29

    Walgreens: Butterball Bacon $.29

    Butterball Coupon From 7/20, Butterball Turkey Bacon will be on sale for $1.29 at Walgreens.  There is also a printable coupon for $1 off any one Butterball product.   Stack the coupon with the sale and you can get Butterball Turkey Bacon for as lo…
    - 14 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 9:30pm -
  • New!The Cheesecake Factory: Half Price Cheesecake

    The Cheesecake Factory: Half Price Cheesecake

    Head on over to  The Cheesecake Factory on July 30th or 31st and celebrate National Cheesecake Day 2014 by getting your half price cheesecake! The Cheesecake Factory has 175 restaurants in 39 states and they also have 33 different types of chee…
    - 15 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 8:30pm -
  • New!Sunday Reads 7/13: School For Mysteries, Butter in the Well and More Reads

    Sunday Reads 7/13: School For Mysteries, Butter in the Well and More Reads

    Happy Sunday – Here are your free Kindle Books for this week! These books are free for a limited time. Please note, you don’t need a Kindle to read these books. You can read them on the free Kindle Reading app. If you like to see the top 100 free…
    - 15 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 8:00pm -
  • New!New Coupon: $5.00 off Scotch Expressions Tape $10.00 or more

    New Coupon: $5.00 off Scotch Expressions Tape $10.00 or more

    There is a new printable coupon for Scotch Expressions Tape. Print  $5 off  $10 Scotch Expressions Tape Coupon This coupon is valid till 7/31.
    - 16 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 7:30pm -
  • New!New Target Coupons: Betty Crocker, Altoids, Kotex and More Coupons

    New Target Coupons: Betty Crocker, Altoids, Kotex and More Coupons

    There are new Target coupons available to print including $5 off $35 Home Purchase coupon. Here are the newest coupons: $1.00/3 – Betty Crocker Create n Bake Cookie Mixes, Target Coupon (target.com) $1.00/3 – Big G Cereals, 10 oz or larger, Targe…
    - 17 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 6:30pm -
  • New!Walgreens: Free Reach Toothbrush

    Walgreens: Free Reach Toothbrush

    There is also a Reach Toothbrush  Coupon available in  SmartSource Coupon Insert 5/4.  You will want to grab your coupon for this deal at Walgreens starting from 7/20/14. Deal Idea: Buy (1) Reach Toothbrushes  $2.99 use (1) $2.00/1 Reach Toothbru…
    - 18 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 5:30pm -
  • New!Target: New Baby Mobile Offers

    Target:  New Baby Mobile Offers

    There is a new set of Target baby mobile coupons is available! Text BABY to 827438 in order to receive them. They are all store coupons and may be stacked with manufacturer coupons and Target Cartwheel offers. $1.00/5 Up & Up Baby Food Pouches or Sn…
    - 18 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 5:00pm -
  • New!Magazine Deal: Shape and Health Bundle $9.99

    Magazine Deal: Shape and Health Bundle $9.99

      Magazine Deal: Shape and Health Bundle Stay informed & Stay fit with subscriptions to Women’s Health & Shape magazines. These magazines will not only give you the latest and greatest tips on fitness but also keep you informed with the latest fas…
    - 19 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • New!New Target Coupons: Northern ,UP&UP and More Deals

    New Target Coupons: Northern ,UP&UP and More Deals

      There are new Target Mobile Coupons available. To get these coupons, text OFFERS to 827438. These coupons expire 7/25/14 Here are a few favorites: $3.00/1 Women’s Apparel Purchase, $15.00 or more, Target Mobile Coupon (exp 7/25) $1.00/2 Up & Up…
    - 19 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • New!Rite Aid: Finish Detergent $2.74

    Rite Aid: Finish Detergent $2.74

    Starting today,  7/13/14 Finish Detergents will be on a Buy One Get One Free sale at Rite Aid.  Right now, when you buy $10 worth of products you can get $3 +UP Rewards. Print $.50/1 Finish Coupon Deal Idea: Buy (4) Finish Detergent $7.99 each (2 F…
    - 20 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 3:30pm -
  • New!Amazon Deal: Vanguard 10×42 Binocular for $189.55(Reg $429)

    Amazon Deal: Vanguard 10×42 Binocular for $189.55(Reg $429)

    There are some products we like to pick up only when they are on sale especially binoculars. Amazon is offering Vanguard 10×42 Binocular for just $189.55(Reg $429.99) – a savings of 56%. Vanguard’s top-of-the-line Endeavor ED binoculars delive…
    - 20 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • New!Blue Bunny Ice Cream Coupon | Pay as low as $1.50

    Blue Bunny Ice Cream Coupon | Pay as low as $1.50

    Blue Bunny Ice Cream Coupon Hurry! There is a new Blue Bunny Ice Cream Coupon available to print.  You will need to go here and change your zip code to 19606 to print this coupon. Update: You can get this coupon in THREE zip codes $1.00/1 Blue Bunny…
    - 20 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • New!CVS: Skinny Cow Ice Creams $1.67

    CVS: Skinny Cow Ice Creams $1.67

      Skinny Cow Ice Cream Coupon Right now at CVS when you purchase 3 items for $12, you can get a $4 ECB back. Stack coupons with this deal and  get the Skinny Cow Ice Cream for as low as $1.67. Deal Idea: Buy (3) Skinny Cow Ice Cream  $12.00 use (…
    - 21 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 2:30pm -
  • New!Target: Save 15% off Electronics {TODAY ONLY}

    Target: Save 15% off Electronics  {TODAY ONLY}

        Cartwheel Coupon: Save 15% off Electronics & Entertainment This is a HOT offer – today only at Target! You can save up to 15% on electronics and entertainment, including tvs, cameras, phones, video games, music, movies, and books with this Ca…
    - 21 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • New!Amazon : Chevron Sheer Infinity Scarf $3.59 Shipped

    Amazon : Chevron Sheer Infinity Scarf $3.59 Shipped

    Here is an excellent gift for any occasion and a must have of this season. Amazon is offering this Soft Warp Knitting Voile Chevron Sheer Infinity Scarf for just $3.59 shipped.  This scarf  would make for  a great accessory for everyday wear. Put…
    - 21 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • New!Arm & Hammer Coupon | Save $2.00

    Arm & Hammer Coupon | Save $2.00

    Arm & Hammer  Coupon We have a high value Arm & Hammer Detergent Coupon available to print. Print: $2.00/2 Arm & Hammer Detergent Coupon We have seen some really great deals recently at Giant, Shoprite and more on Arm & Hammer detergent! Print your…
    - 22 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 1:30pm -
  • New!Shoprite: FREE Gas-X SoftGels

    Shoprite: FREE Gas-X SoftGels

    Shoprite: FREE Gas-X SoftGels Hello Shoprite Shoppers! Here is yet another FREEBIE we can score.  Shoprite has Gas-X for 2 for $4.98. With the manufacturer coupon and ecoupon – you can score them FREE! Here is your deal: Buy (2) Gas-X Softgels $4.…
    - 22 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 1:20pm -
  • New!Centrum Flavor Burst Coupon | FREE at Shoprite

    Centrum Flavor Burst Coupon | FREE at Shoprite

    Centrum Flavor Burst Coupon | FREE at Shoprite We have a new Centrum Flavor Burst Coupon available to print. Use this coupon to pick up free Centrum Flavor Burst at Shoprite! This week they are on sale for $5.99 PLUS there is a stackable e- coupon Ce…
    - 22 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 12:56pm -
  • New!Right Guard Xtreme Clear Coupon | Free at Shoprite

    Right Guard Xtreme Clear Coupon | Free at Shoprite

    Right Guard Xtreme Clear Coupon If you didn’t get the high value $1.50 Right Guard Xtreme Clear Coupon,  its now available to print!  You may want to print it while its available. $1.50 Right Guard Xtreme Clear Coupon Shoprite Shoppers can pick t…
    - 23 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 12:30pm -
  • New!7-Eleven: Free M&M’s Brand Birthday Cake Chocolate Candies

    7-Eleven: Free M&M’s Brand Birthday Cake Chocolate Candies

    If you still haven’t downloaded the 7-Eleven app yet, you should do so now. As today’s Freebie is M&M’s Brand Birthday Cake Chocolate Candies while supplies last. Download the app and you can get free offers all week along.  
    - 23 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • New!New Redplum Coupons: Right Guard, Tone, Hefty L’Oreal and More!

    New Redplum Coupons: Right Guard, Tone, Hefty L’Oreal and More!

    New Redplum Coupons Here are the newest Redplum coupons: SAVE $2.00 on ANY L’Oréal® Paris Cosmetic Face Product (excluding Magic Perfecting Base 0.17 FL OZ mini size) SAVE $2.00 on any ONE (1) Garnier® Nutrisse® Haircolor $1.00 OFF ON ANY SALLY…
    - 23 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • New!Newest Printable Coupons: Cobblestone, Carvel, Arm & Hammer and More

    Newest Printable Coupons: Cobblestone, Carvel, Arm & Hammer and More


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  • Saturday Night Sweeps: Enter for a Chance to Win

    Saturday Night Sweeps: Enter for a Chance to Win

    It’s Saturday Night! Enter some fun giveaways!! Disney Magic English Ipad Giveaway Sign up and receive information on learning English with Disney Magic English and be entered to win an Ipad.   Swagbucks $500 Amazon Gift Card Sweepstakes Search th…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 1:00am -
  • Walmart : Crest Toothpaste $.27

    Walmart : Crest Toothpaste $.27

    Crest Toothpaste Coupon There is a Crest Toothpaste Coupon available in last week’s P&G Coupon Insert.  You will want to grab your coupon for this deal at Walmart. At Walmart, you will Crest Baking Soda Whitening Toothpaste 3.5 oz for $.94.  When…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 12:30am -
  • FREE Printable On The Farm Activity Pack

    FREE Printable On The Farm Activity Pack

      If you’re looking for some activities for your kids these summer days, then here is a FREE printable On the Farm activity pack!
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 12:00am -
  • Lazy Saturday Reads – The Chocolate Rose, The Falcon And The Sparrow And More Reads

    Lazy Saturday Reads – The Chocolate Rose, The Falcon And The Sparrow And More Reads

    USA Today and Publisher’s Weekly bestselling author Marie Ferrarella is releasing her three hard-to-find women’s contemporary novels written in the tradition of Danielle Steel, Nora Roberts and Debbie Macomber.  Finally available again, these he…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 12:00am -
  • Back to School Tax Free Weekend 2014

    Back to School Tax Free Weekend 2014

    Back to School Tax Free Weekend 2014 Here is a  list of Back to School Tax Free Weekend Holidays for 2014.  The Back to School Tax free Weekends  vary by state. Here is a list of states that are offer tax free weekends where you can buy clothing a…
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  • Rite Aid: Free O.B Tampoons

    Rite Aid: Free O.B Tampoons

    Rite Aid: Free O.B Tampoons From 7/20/14, O.B. Tampons 18ct will be on sale for $3.00  at Rite Aid. There is $2.00 +UP Rewards, when you buy one .  Stack a coupon with this sale and you can get O.B Tampoons for FREE. Deal Idea: Buy (1) O.B Tampoon…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 10:30pm -
  • Target Deals & Coupon Matchups 7/13

    Target Deals & Coupon Matchups  7/13

    Target Ad & Coupon Matchups 7/13/14 Here are the Target Coupons Matchups & Target Deals for the week of 7/13 /14. To save more at Target, be sure to check: :: Newest Target Printable Coupons :: Newest Target Cartwheel Offers :: Newest Target Mobile C…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 10:00pm -
  • Giant – Snapple Iced Tea Bottles (6pk) $3.00

    Giant – Snapple Iced Tea Bottles (6pk) $3.00

    Here is a great deal on Snapple Iced Bottes at Giant. Purchase $10.00 of participating products and you’ll get $3.00 off instantly. Deal Idea: Buy (2) Snapple Iced Tea $10.00 Get $3.00 off Instantly use $1.00 Snapple Coupon Pay $6.00 or $3.00 each…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 9:30pm -
  • Giant Coupon Matchups 7/13/14

    Giant Coupon Matchups 7/13/14

    Giant Coupon Matchups 7/13/14 Here are the Giant Deals & Coupon Matchups for the week of 7/13/14. The Giant PA ad is similar to Martin’s Grocery Store.  You can see the entire Giant PA Coupon Policy here. If you are new to FTM Coupon match ups, c…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • Kroger Coupon Matchups 7/13/2014

    Kroger Coupon Matchups 7/13/2014

    Here are your Kroger  Coupon Matchups for the week of 7/13/14. If you are new to FTM Coupon match ups, check out the How to Understand Coupon Matchups here. Meat/Seafood/DeliKroger Breaded Shrimp $4.99Whole Cooked Lobster $4.99Southern Red King Cra…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • Back to School Deals 7/13/14: Staples, Office Max & Office Depot

    Back to School Deals 7/13/14: Staples, Office Max & Office Depot

    Back to School Deals 7/13/14: Staples, Office Max & Office Depot Here are your Back to School deals for Staples, Office Max and Office Depot for the week of 7/13/14. Office Max/Office Depot Top DealsOffice Depot Brand and OfficeMax Brand 2-Pocket Pap…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 8:30pm -

Frugal Living NW

  • New!FREE web class: How to save money with coupons + get discounted subscriptions to the Sunday Oregonian

    FREE web class: How to save money with coupons + get discounted subscriptions to the Sunday Oregonian

    I’ve got great news for those of you in the Portland Metro area — I have the green light to offer my fantastic deal on the Sunday Oregonian again, but only for a very, very limited time! Join me for a free 30-minute web class as I share 4 ways to…
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  • New!Target Deals for July 13-19

    Target Deals for July 13-19

    Here are the best deals at Target this week. Target prices vary by store and region. Some deals are unadvertised and may or may not be found in your store. Find the full list of this week’s Target deals, including a printable list feature, here. Th…
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  • New!*Great price* Honeywell TurboForce Fan on sale $14.79

    *Great price* Honeywell TurboForce Fan on sale $14.79

    Amazon has the Honeywell TurboForce Fan for $14.79 right now. This is a GREAT fan and a great price. I paid $19 at Target and the next lowest price is $17.99 at Best Buy. We own this and it’s great for putting in our kitchen window. We also love…
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  • New!LEGO Ninjago 70723 Thunder Raider Toy on sale $19.49 *Lowest price*

    LEGO Ninjago 70723 Thunder Raider Toy on sale $19.49 *Lowest price*

    Amazon has the LEGO Ninjago 70723 Thunder Raider Toy for $19.49 right now (reg. $29). This is the lowest price and worth a pick up now if you have a LEGO Ninjago fan. Includes 3 mini figures with weapons and Cole, Jay and a Nindroid. Exclusive tra…
    - 7 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 3:50am -
  • New!*Gone* KEEN Women’s Maderas Blue Sneakers for just $12.34 (my favorite new shoes!)

    *Gone* KEEN Women’s Maderas Blue Sneakers for just $12.34 (my favorite new shoes!)

    The price has now jumped to $59. We will post again when the price dips.  Amazon has the KEEN Women’s Maderas Fashion Sneaker in Ensign Blue for $12.34 right now (make sure you click the blue pair to see this price — the others are not $12.34).…
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  • New!Fred Meyer: Post Cereal just $1 after catalina

    Fred Meyer: Post Cereal just $1 after catalina

    Here’s a sweet deal this week on Post cereal at Fred Meyer. Here’s how the deal works: Post Cereal July 6 – August 2 Buy 2, Get $1 Catalina Buy 3, Get $2 Catalina Buy 4, Get $3 Catalina ****Deal Scenario**** Buy 3 Post Cereals on sale $1.67 wit…
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  • New!U-Pick Produce: 9 tips for picking success

    U-Pick Produce: 9 tips for picking success

    It doesn’t get much better than summertime in the Pacific Northwest. One of my favorite perks: u-pick fields are in full swing! So far, I’ve picked strawberries, raspberries, plums, apricots, and cherries. Up next: blueberries and marionberries.…
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  • New!Silicone Spatulas (pack of 6) just $7.22 *Great price*

    Silicone Spatulas (pack of 6) just $7.22 *Great price*

    Amazon has the Set of 6 Silicone Spatulas for $7.22 right now. This is a great price for 6 spatulas! I use these all the time and always wish I had more. I’m picking up a few. Perfect for frosting cupcakes & cookies, serving dips, cheese spreads…
    - 17 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 6:30pm -
  • New!Kellogg’s Cereal Coupons

    Kellogg’s Cereal Coupons

    Awesome Kellogg’s coupons to print. I know some of these came up earlier in the week so if you missed them they are still available to print. $.70/1 Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Multi-Grain shapes $.70/1 Kellogg’s Frosted Mini Wheats Touch of Fruit…
    - 17 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 6:00pm -
  • $1 off Honey Bunches of Oats coupon

    $1 off Honey Bunches of Oats coupon

    Print off this new $1/1 Honey Bunches of Oats coupon – zip 62946. This is for the giant size only. Remember, you can typically print two coupons per computer. Find more printable coupons here. Looking for a specific coupon? Search the Frugal Living…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 5:00am -
  • Norpro 4-Piece Silicone Ice Pop Maker Set (BPA-Free) on sale $6.83 *Great price*

    Norpro 4-Piece Silicone Ice Pop Maker Set (BPA-Free) on sale $6.83 *Great price*

    Amazon has the Norpro 4-Piece Silicone Ice Pop Maker Set for $6.83 right now. This is about the lowest they have ever been on Amazon. Great for making your own summer treat especially if you have children with special dietary needs. Each ice pop ma…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 2:00am -
  • *HOT* Cuisinart Chef’s Classic Stainless 7-Piece Cookware Set on sale $59.99 shipped after coupon

    *HOT* Cuisinart Chef’s Classic Stainless 7-Piece Cookware Set on sale $59.99 shipped after coupon

    The price has now jumped to $89 after the $10 coupon. Amazon has the Cuisinart Chef’s Classic Stainless 7-Piece Cookware Set for $59.99 shipped right now. You need to clip the $10 off coupon located on the page. This is an amazing price for a hig…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 10:00pm -
  • Wallet Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 on sale $9

    Wallet Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 on sale $9

    Amazon has the Duzign Vestige Wallet Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 for $9 right now. I have friends who own these and love them. Keeps everything in one tidy place and at just $9 that’s a great deal. Built-in magnet provides sleep / wake feature Two…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • Target mobile coupons for 7/12

    Target mobile coupons for 7/12

    If you have text messaging on a web-enabled phone, sign up for Target mobile coupons. These coupons are Target store coupons, so you can stack a manufacturer’s coupon with them. The following coupons expire July 25, 2014: $3 off $15 women’s appar…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 8:29pm -
  • *Back in stock* Disney Frozen Sparkle Princess Elsa Doll on sale $14.99

    *Back in stock* Disney Frozen Sparkle Princess Elsa Doll on sale $14.99

    Amazon has the Disney Frozen Sparkle Princess Elsa Doll for $14.99 right now. This is back in stock and will most likely sell out again soon. Jump on this deal if you’re interested. Shipping is FREE with Amazon Prime or a qualifying order of $35…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 5:11pm -
  • Fred Meyer Deals for July 13-19

    Fred Meyer Deals for July 13-19

    Here are the best deals at Fred Meyer this week. The Fred Meyer ad runs Sunday-Saturday in the Pacific Northwest.  Make sure to load any Fred Meyer eCoupons or Cellfire coupons you need to your Rewards Card. Find the full list of this week’s Fred…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 5:06pm -
  • Hard Clear Back Cover Snap on Case for iPhone 5C just $9.99 shipped

    Hard Clear Back Cover Snap on Case for iPhone 5C just $9.99 shipped

    Amazon has the Hard Clear Back Cover Snap on Case for iPhone 5C for $9.99 shipped right now. This is a fantastic price for an iPhone case and there are TONS of designs to choose from. Its unique design integrates apple logo into animations or patte…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • One-year subscription to a number of outdoor magazines for as low as $4.50 today only (7/12)

    One-year subscription to a number of outdoor magazines for as low as $4.50 today only (7/12)

    Get a one-year subscription to a number of outdoor magazines for as low as $4.50 today only (7/12). Use the code FRUGALNW at checkout. Backpacker Conde Nast Traveler Outdoor Life Boating Field & Stream Cabelas Outfitter Journal Hobby Farms Arts & Cra…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • Minisuit SPORTY Armband + Key Holder for iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPod Touch 5 on sale $9.95

    Minisuit SPORTY Armband + Key Holder for iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPod Touch 5 on sale $9.95

    Amazon has the Minisuit SPORTY Armband + Key Holder for iPhone 5/5S/5C, iPod Touch 5 for $9.95 right now. Perfect fit for: Apple iPhone 5/5S/5C. Does not fit the iPhone 4 4S, 3, 2, 1. Phone/earphones/extender not included. Armband Extender availabl…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 2:00am -
  • 4 ways to enjoy the outdoors for less this summer

    4 ways to enjoy the outdoors for less this summer

    This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are my own. We’re getting to halfway through summer break and I am quickly running out of things for the kids to do. We’re already resorting to holing up in the air-conditioning,…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 7:00pm -
  • Citrus Lane Discount Code: Get a box of baby or toddler eco-friendly products for just $9 shipped (toys, food, activities + other freebies — $29 value)

    Citrus Lane Discount Code: Get a box of baby or toddler eco-friendly products for just $9 shipped (toys, food, activities + other freebies — $29 value)

    Citrus Lane Discount Code Citrus Lane, an online site that helps parents discover innovative products, has a smokin’ deal for new customers right now: Get your first box of baby, toddler, or preschool products for just $9 with FREE shipping when yo…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:45pm -
  • Rite Aid Deals for July 13 – 19

    Rite Aid Deals for July 13 – 19

    Here are the best Rite Aid deals starting Sunday, July 13th, brought to you by Melody from This Beautiful Frugal Life. Be sure to check out Melody’s post “Costco Home Mailer Coupon Match Ups: July 10 – August 3“. Are you new to playing Rite A…
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  • Walgreens Deals for July 13-19

    Walgreens Deals for July 13-19

    Here are the best deals at Walgreens this week. The Walgreens ad runs Sunday-Saturday in the Pacific Northwest. Find the full list of this week’s Walgreens deals, including a printable list feature, here. Walgreens Balance Rewards * Get 50 Points f…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:00pm -
  • Albertsons: $.25 Magnum ice cream bars

    Albertsons: $.25 Magnum ice cream bars

    Albertsons is having a great sale on a number of items this week. I stopped at Safeway to pick up five $1/1 Magnum blinkies and then headed over to Albertsons and bought five boxes for $7.45. I found the mini bars as part of the sale so they came out…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:00pm -
  • Coupons coming in this Sunday’s newspaper (7/13/14)

    Coupons coming in this Sunday’s newspaper (7/13/14)

    It looks like we are getting up to 2 coupon inserts in this Sunday’s newspaper: 1 Red Plum 1 SmartSource Looking for a sweet deal on your local paper? I have exclusive offers for the following Northwest newspapers: The Oregonian — absolutely fant…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 5:30pm -
  • Walmart Deals for the week of July 11

    Walmart Deals for the week of July 11

    Here are the best deals for Walmart and Walmart Supercenters. These prices have been confirmed in Portland, Oregon. As with all Walmart deals, prices vary a bit by region. Regular Walmart stores have a limited food section. You must go to a Walmart S…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 5:00pm -
  • Save $2 on sugar & SURE-JELL, MCP or CERTO Pectin

    Save $2 on sugar & SURE-JELL, MCP or CERTO Pectin

    Print off this new $2 off sugar (4 lbs or larger) when you buy 2 boxes of SURE JELL, MCP or CERTO pectin. Time to make some jam! Here are a few canning tips: How to Can: Step-By-Step Guides Canning for Beginners: FAQ’s Water Bath Canning: Collectin…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • Amazon School Supply Deals

    Amazon School Supply Deals

    Amazon school supply deals have started! There are a bunch of deals that rival the big box and office supply stores, plus you don’t have to get in the car! You can search for your child’s specific school supply list if their teacher has submitted…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • *Back in stock* Disney Frozen Sparkle Anna of Arendelle Doll just $12.97

    *Back in stock* Disney Frozen Sparkle Anna of Arendelle Doll just $12.97

    Woohoo! Order now at this price until it goes back up. Amazon has the Disney Frozen Sparkle Anna of Arendelle Doll for $12.97 right now. This doll goes in an out of stock all the time and only drops in price for brief periods of time. Consider add…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:48pm -
  • New Pampers Gifts to Grow — 10 points

    New Pampers Gifts to Grow  — 10 points

    Pampers Gifts to Grow Points Code Sign into your Pampers Gifts to Grow account and enter the code FB78343984A1114 to get 10 points (valid through July 13). The Pampers Gifts to Grow program is open to everyone, not just moms. Grandmas and Grandpa…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:45pm -

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Free Money Finance

  • New!Is Rental Real Estate Really Passive Income?
    Fox Business has an interesting post on passive income in general and rental real estate as passive income in specific. After having been a rental real estate investor for two years now, I definitely have some thoughts on this issue....
    - 2 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 9:29am -
  • Net Worth Gains through the Years
    I love, love, love Quicken and have been using it for years -- almost two decades now. One thing I like so much about it is that it allows me to track my net worth and see my progress over...
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 9:29am -
  • Buy Term and Invest the Difference
    I've written a couple times about buying term life insurance and investing the difference. For those of you unfamiliar with the phrase "buy term and invest the difference," it simply suggests that you do not buy permanent life insurance and...
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 9:29am -
  • An Example of How to Save a Bundle on a New Car
    I've previously detailed my process for saving a fortune on a new car (and for those of you wondering, here's why I buy new cars). I've used this system to purchase three cars (four now) in the past 10 years,...
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 9:29am -
  • Almost Infinite Investment Return
    I was browsing through my Amazon affiliate sales the other day and noticed that I had sold copies of two great books: The Millionaire Next Door and The Richest Man in Babylon. I got to thinking about these books, what...
    - 10 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 9:29am -
  • I Just Cashed in $1,600 in Credit Card Rewards
    I haven't written much about credit card rewards lately, but that doesn't mean I haven't been using cards that pay rewards. I have been using them -- and as much as possible. I've discussed previously that I prefer to use...
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 9:29am -
  • The Power of Working Your Career
    On a recent post, one reader left the following comment: As an aside, in reference to your comment on the link you posted, I want to thank you for the emphasis on working to raise your salary level. It was...
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 9:29am -
  • A Simple Way to Calculate Your Retirement Number
    In How Much Money Do I Need to Retire? (60 Minute Financial Solutions) the author provides a simple way to calculate your retirement number as follows: (Retirement Income Needs - Social Security and Pension Income) / Investment Return after Inflation…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 9:29am -
  • Eight Opening Lines to Network Like a Pro
    We've talked about the fact that your career is your most important financial asset. If you really want to grow it (and your income), and you should, networking is a key skill you'll need to develop. But mixing it up...
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 9:29am -
  • Do You Tip Carhops?
    Here's an interesting question that's bound to get people in an uproar. :) Dave Ramsey asks whether or not you should tip your carhop. Until the end of last year, my answer would have been, "I don't go to any...
    - 21 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 9:29am -

Bankaholic

  • New!12-Month CD: The Most Competitive Term?
    For the second consecutive month, the very best 12-month CD rates have improved, and now three banks share the top spot on our CD Rates Leaderboard.
    - 23 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • It’s A One-Horse MMA Race
    If this were a horse race, EverBank’s (www.everbank.com) competitors would still be back at the starting gate.
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Highest CD Rates Roundup For July 11
    When it comes to low-paying certificates of deposit, you can count on the nation's biggest banks to set the bar even lower.
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 7:30pm -
  • When The Fed Boosts Rates, Then What?
    Six years after the Federal Reserve put a choke hold on interest rates, you can be forgiven if you can't remember a time when the nation's central bank actually raised rates.
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Long Island Deal: 22-Month CD Pays 1.5%
    Summer’s heating up on Long Island, with special 22-month CD rates available for Bethpage Federal Credit Union’s 232,000 members.
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 7:30pm -

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How to Get Out of Debt

  • Phony Payday Loan Lenders Lose Rolls Royce and Ferrari
    The operators of a Tampa, Florida-based payday loan broker scheme have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they falsely promised to help consumers get loans, but instead used consumers’ personal financial data to take money from…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 7:28pm -
  • Hoffman Law Group Labeled Scam by Former Lawyer
    The Hoffman Law Group, who promised all sorts of mortgage relief for troubled homeowners, is certainly in the hot seat. Both the Palm Beach Post and WKMG in Orlando have recent articles about allegations and activities. The Orlando story was interest…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:38pm -
  • Loan Modification Victims of Lucas Law Center Get Money Back
    The Federal Trade Commission is mailing refund checks totaling $499,701.84 to 229 consumers who paid the Lucas Law Center an advance fee for mortgage loan modifications the company falsely claimed it would obtain for them. Lucas Law Center allegedly…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 4:43pm -
  • Cockburn and Associates – Consumer Complaint – July 8, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I tried to get a personal loan with a bank to pay off my high interest credit card debt. But, got rejected, so I started to search for other ways. I saw a website for Cockburn & Associates, and filled out the form for more info. I…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 5:45pm -
  • NSLAC National Student Loan Assistance Center – Consumer Review – July 8, 2014
    Company Name: NSLAC National Student Loan Assistance Center Describe the Service You Received: I was offered a loan debt relief where my student loans would be forgiven after 10 years and that I would be able to consolidate both student loans and pay…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 2:02pm -
  • SLS Managers – Consumer Complaint – July 2, 2014
    Consumer Statement: “Jeff” told me he could get my payments reduced and a substantial amount of my student loans forgiven because I work for a non-profit organization providing needed services in an underserved area. He said he could do this at n…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 3:27pm -
  • What Can Sallie Mae Do to My Mom? – James
    “Dear Steve, My mother has no clue what she is doing when it comes to finances and there is no question that my Mother’s student loans are going to default very soon (213 days and counting). She is 65 years old and a part-time hairdresser who wor…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 4:29pm -
  • My Private Student Loan Debt is Not Being Eliminated Because of My Disability. – Wayne
    “Dear Steve, I am a 62 yr. old male. I am disabled since approximately 1977. Have been on Disability from work and on SSDI forever. I have tried schooling twice, but my disability has kept me from getting and keeping work. I am on limited, fixed in…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 5:29pm -
  • Vantage Acceptance – Consumer Complaint – June 25, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I filled out aapplication for consolidation of my cards. They quoted a payment of 297.00 amonth. I have paid this amount for five (5) months. NO Notice OF Settlement. Now I am in the process of going to court. I can not get respon…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 4:23pm -
  • Can Halifax Bank in the UK Keep Me Out of the Country? – Niko
    “Dear Jon, I owe UK Halifax bank £2,000, I now live outside the UK. I do not have UK passport. Will I be denied Visa if I try to enter back into the UK? The VISA I usually get is a 6month visa on entry as I am a common wealth citizen (Belize count…
    - 20 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 6:24pm -
  • So What Can I Do About My Private Student Loans So I Don’t Default? – Temple
    “Dear Steve, I have an excessive amount of private school loans. My parents did not necessarily help me during college and so my loan amount was requested at a little more than my tuition in order to sustain other college expenses. At this time I h…
    - 20 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 6:15pm -
  • I’m an International Student in the UK With Debt. – Ali
    “Dear Jon, I am an international student in the UK. I will leave the UK next week with 3k debts divided between Santander master card and Barclaycard and Vodafone contract. I am just worried and wondering would these creditors chase me in my home c…
    - 21 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 3:51pm -
  • National Employee Benefits Group – Consumer Complaint – June 23, 2014
    Consumer Statement: Responded to a fax to my work, I first thought it was from out uinion seiu or uhw. after contacting these people they first appeared they were interested in helping us out on debt consolidation, over 2 years, they handle one small…
    - 21 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 3:09pm -
  • Legal Helpers Debt Resolution Settles Charges With WV
    According to the West Virginia Record Legal Helpers Debt Resolution has settled charges with the State of West Virginia and not only has to pay $135,000 but is also barred from engaging in debt relief services in the State. “This settlement sends a…
    - 25 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 9:04pm -
  • Financial 180 – Consumer Complaint – June 19, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I have 5 checks that were 4 payment from a debt collection company Financial 180. The total is $5000. All the checks were returned NSF. All phone numbers disconnected. Consumer Action Taken: Tried to call and sseaarch business in…
    - 25 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 8:59pm -
  • Advanced Fee Credit Repair Still Bullshit
    Yesterday the Federal Trade Commission announced a very successful action against RMCN Credit Services for charging consumers for credit repair services. Over the years some readers have insisted in arguing with me that charging advance fees for remo…
    - 25 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 6:20pm -
  • Why is the Department of Education Being so Opaque on Student Loans?
    Over the past few months I’ve attempted to gets statistics, facts, and figures from the Department of Education to better understand the performance of their income based repayment programs and get better clarity on their collection process for del…
    - 28 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 4:48pm -
  • New Obama Student Loan Proposal – Swing and a Miss
    Yesterday President Obama made an announcement that a good federal student loan repayment program would be expanded to allow up to five million more people to take advantage of Pay As You Earn (PAYE). Certainly on face value it seems like a grand adv…
    - 34 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 3:19pm -
  • FTC Goes After DebtPro123 for General Debt Relief Bullshit
    Over the years DebtPro123 has come up from time-to-time, but not like this. Yesterday the Federal Trade Commission made a bold move in the debt relief space. It surprised me because I thought they’d moved on to other things. Just feels like since t…
    - 40 days ago, 4 Jun 14, 10:52am -
  • Perplexing Suit Filed Against Consumer Protection Counsel and Others
    A reader brought a recent lawsuit filed by Betty Bennett against Otto Berges, Berges Law Group, Consumer Protection Counsel, Debt Be Gone, Paralegal Staff Support, and United Legal Group. What had me scratching my head was the complaint says, “In o…
    - 45 days ago, 30 May 14, 6:26pm -
  • How to Get a Co-Signer Off a Private Student Loan
    Private student loans are bad news all by themselves but when you add in a co-signer, things can get very financially messy. Co-signers think they are doing a nice thing for their relative or child when they co-sign. They think they are helping to fu…
    - 46 days ago, 29 May 14, 4:40pm -
  • Letters to Release Co-Signer From Private Student Loan
    Sample Letter on How a Borrower Can Release a Co-Signer You may use the sample letter on the next page to ask your loan servicing company for more information about how to release a co-signer. How to use this sample letter: Read the background below.…
    - 46 days ago, 29 May 14, 4:38pm -
  • Who Is Consumer Relief Attorneys a Reader Asks
    I received an email from a reader asking me who Consumer Relief Attorneys was. The reader had attached a link to this file and made a statement an Alabama attorney by the name of James Oster was somehow related to Consumer Relief Attorneys. I don’t…
    - 48 days ago, 27 May 14, 4:49pm -
  • Sovereign Associates and Sovereign Funding Sent Me This Offer. What Do You Think?
    A very nice reader sent in the following offer they received and said, “I will just be grateful if this is not legitimate and it helps me and/or others that are in a financial hardship and get something that seems to answer their prayers and may fa…
    - 52 days ago, 23 May 14, 4:37pm -
  • When Bankruptcy Feels “Wrong”
    By Paula Langguth Ryan When it comes to your debts, are you stressing yourself out financially or creating financial hardship for yourself or a loved one? Has anyone suggested you consider bankruptcy? Do you get queasy even considering the idea? I wa…
    - 54 days ago, 21 May 14, 4:14pm -
  • Student Loan Service Managers, National Secure Processing – Consumer Complaint – May 21, 2013
    Consumer Statement: I was contact by a student loan assistance program. My gut told me to just hang up the phone, but my bank account said to hear them out. Unfortunately I listened to my bank account, and like an idiot gave them my information becau…
    - 54 days ago, 21 May 14, 3:58pm -
  • Green Student – Consumer Complaint – May 16, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I applied with Greenstudent in November of 2013 and paid them about$900 to reduce my student loan from over $100k to about $11k. Mary the person I worked with assured me this was legit and got my bank info for automatic payments t…
    - 59 days ago, 16 May 14, 3:51pm -
  • Apex Legal Group – Consumer Complaint – May 16, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I was dealing with Apex Legal Group in Orange County Ca I Didn’t make up my monthly budget they did they had me check yes on my cpu to many questions I never got my right to recind this The man who came out was in a hurry said t…
    - 59 days ago, 16 May 14, 3:41pm -
  • Marc Hoffman of Hoffman Law Group to Face Bar Issues
    The Hoffman Law Group is/was a Florida based company that is said to have provided foreclosure rescue services and solicited consumers for mass joinder suits against lenders. This approach has been problematic and a number of authorities have warned…
    - 62 days ago, 13 May 14, 9:03pm -
  • FTC Bans MLM Executives and Says Claims Were Bogus
    The operators of a Kentucky-based pyramid scheme, which enrolled more than 350,000 consumers throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in the last four years, have been banned from multi-level marketing under a settlement with the Federal…
    - 62 days ago, 13 May 14, 8:53pm -

Generation X Finance

  • How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

    How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

    How much will you spend on your wedding ring? Jewelers recommend you spend 2-3 months of your salary on a wedding ring. Back in the day, when I was a single college student in love, I remember asking myself this question. I was all set to propose to…
    - 42 days ago, 2 Jun 14, 12:35pm -
  • How I Became A Millionaire Yearly Update 2002

    How I Became A Millionaire Yearly Update 2002

    Starting with a net worth of less then zero to having a net worth over a million before I was 30, this series will show you how my family and I did it. This is the first of the series of my journey to becoming a millionaire in eight years, or shoul…
    - 6 Feb 14, 11:51am -
  • Maximum 401k Contribution for 2014 Has Been Announced

    Maximum 401k Contribution for 2014 Has Been Announced

    Each year the Internal Revenue Service sets the maximum amount of contributions a person can make toward their 401k plan. On Thursday October 31, the IRS announced that the contribution limit will remain unchanged for 2014, here. The amount maximum c…
    - 20 Nov 13, 2:30pm -
  • Credit Karma Review

    Credit Karma Review

    I have had a number of people ask me about Credit Karma. I have used it a number of times to check my credit score and like it, so I figured I would go ahead and write a Credit Karma Review for all of you. When people start to repair bad credit or e…
    - 31 Oct 13, 6:33pm -
  • Save Money by Regularly Obtaining Auto Insurance Quotes

    Save Money by Regularly Obtaining Auto Insurance Quotes

    Auto insurance is one of the necessities in life, and unfortunately it can be quite costly. Of course, you could try to skimp by going without insurance, but you risk losing everything, there are several types of insurance that everyone must have. So…
    - 15 Oct 13, 3:18pm -
  • How to Sell Your Car for the Most Money

    How to Sell Your Car for the Most Money

    Next to selling your house, selling a car will be one of the larger sales you’ll make in your lifetime, and you’ll probably do it many times over the years. In many cases this also means there are thousands of dollars on the line so it’s crucia…
    - 19 Sep 13, 4:49pm -
  • Are Precious Metals Good Investments?

    Are Precious Metals Good Investments?

    When you are looking for a retirement investment strategy, the options available to you can become overwhelming. An IRA will work for most small business owners (read: individual contractors), but businesses owners and employees will want to start co…
    - 11 Sep 13, 5:50pm -
  • What Does ETF Stand For?

    What Does ETF Stand For?

    Ever wondered what does ETF stands for? ETF is the abbreviation of exchange traded fund, sometimes people will refer to this as electronic traded fund but the first is more correct. So that is it, that is all you wanted to know, you can click away fr…
    - 28 Aug 13, 11:41pm -
  • Saving Too Much For Retirement? Is It Really Possible?

    Saving Too Much For Retirement? Is It Really Possible?

    Conventional wisdom tells us it’s impossible to be saving too much for retirement, but is this really true? We’ve been hearing about the need to save more for retirement, and for good reason. Ask many of the Baby Boomers who are getting ready to…
    - 23 Aug 13, 3:37pm -
  • Starting Over Fresh as a Business Owner in Your Later Years

    Starting Over Fresh as a Business Owner in Your Later Years

    Something remarkable happens the longer you stay in the same business field and work for the same company.  You begin to see alternative ways of doing things that your employer  doesn’t see or is unwilling to take a risk on. Eventually, you may d…
    - 21 Aug 13, 5:33pm -

Mom Advice

  • Sundays With Writers: A Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable

    Sundays With Writers: A Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable

    I am always looking for a sweet escape in the summer and this month I read a beautiful book called,  “A Paris Apartment,” by Michelle Gable.  I call books that send me hours afterward looking up images and more information on the “true” sto…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • How to Makeover a Shed Into a Bonus Room (Tour Our Shed!)

    How to Makeover a Shed Into a Bonus Room (Tour Our Shed!)

    Today I wanted to share with you how we transformed our outdoor shed into a bonus room. Shed makeovers are one of my favorite things to look at, but I had never considered our own shed a bonus room until this summer.  This transformation from a shed…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 5:53pm -
  • It’s the 3 Little Things: Lining Those Eyes, Making it Sleek, & Tea That’s Just Right

    It’s the 3 Little Things: Lining Those Eyes, Making it Sleek, & Tea That’s Just Right

    Happy Friday, friends! I missed sharing this post last week with you, but it was nice to take a break over the 4th of July weekend. There has been so much happening over here that I can’t wait to share with you. If you are following me on Instagram…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:59pm -
  • Freebie Friday July 11, 2014

    Freebie Friday July 11, 2014

    Happy Freebie Friday, everyone! We would like to thank Couponing 101 for assisting us with our freebies each week for loads of deals, savings, and freebies! We started off the week on MomAdvice with a fantastic interview with Chris Bohjalian, auth…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Amy’s Notebook 07.09.14

    Amy’s Notebook 07.09.14

    Source: The Wicked Noodle Four-minute spicy garlic shrimp- less than 5 minutes? I have nothing to lose! I love this modern take on how to do a gallery wall. Wonderful tips on thrift shopping for your home. Ever thought of spicing up your shelves with…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • DIY Slow Cooker Citronella Candles

    DIY Slow Cooker Citronella Candles

    (fun summer dress: Flourish Boutique) Are you looking for a unique hostess gift to share for those summer barbecues? Today I am showing how to make DIY Citronella Candles for a fun hostess gift on the Kenmore Blog. Making candles sounds like somethi…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Apron Full of Giveaways 07.08.14

    Apron Full of Giveaways 07.08.14

    Source: Pretty Ditty,  $14.95 (pattern)   Welcome to our Apron Full of Giveaways! I hope everyone is having a great week this week! As we do each week, here is our round-up of giveaways for our readers. We hope that this is beneficial to you and yo…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 10:55am -
  • Watermelon Coconut Lime Ice Smoothies

    Watermelon Coconut Lime Ice Smoothies

    From our food contributor, Shaina Olmanson. This watermelon ice smoothie is thick, smooth, and refreshing. With its coconut water and a touch of lime, it’s reminiscent of Slurpees and Icees, except all natural at home. I sat down back in May, an o…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 11:10am -
  • Sundays With Writers: Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian

    Sundays With Writers: Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian

    Some interviews are extra, extra special. This is one of them. Everything I have ever read by Chris Bohjalian  has moved me and I was thrilled when I got an advance reader of his new book, Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands, from NetGalley. When I closed…
    - 8 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 1:00pm -
  • Freebie Friday July 4, 2014

    Freebie Friday July 4, 2014

    Happy Freebie Friday, everyone! We would like to thank Couponing 101 for assisting us with our freebies each week for loads of deals, savings, and freebies! This week on MomAdvice I got to interview Susan Crandall about her book Whistling Past the…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 11:00am -

Bargain Briana

  • New!Walmart Weekly Coupon Deals 7/14 – 7/20/2014

    Walmart Weekly Coupon Deals 7/14 – 7/20/2014

      Here’s a few highlights from the Walmart Weekly shopping list and coupon match up.  You can see complete list of Walmart Deals here. Walmart doesn’t double coupons but they will price match the exact same item. Just take your ad with […]…
    - 1 hour ago, 14 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • New!Save Money on Disney Souvenirs

    Save Money on Disney Souvenirs

    Disney has so many unique and fun souvenirs. Almost every time you exit a ride, you have to walk through yet another gift shop. We always like to get a something to remember our trip but we don’t want to […]Save Money on Disney Souvenirs first a…
    - 15 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 8:30pm -
  • New!Dollar General {Back to School Deals} 7/13 – 7/20/2014

    Dollar General {Back to School Deals} 7/13 – 7/20/2014

    Dollar General Store Ad & Coupon Match-ups  for Back to School 7/13 – 7/20/2014 Here’s the highlights from this week’s Dollar General Deals, you can find a complete Dollar General Coupon Match Up here. Click here to see the complete […]Doll…
    - 19 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • New!Meijer Weekly Coupon Deals & Matchups 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Meijer Weekly Coupon Deals & Matchups 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Meijer Weekly Coupon Deals & Matchups 7/13 – 7/19/2014 View your local Meijer Weekly Store Ad for sale dates and coupon doubling policies. New to Meijer Shopping? Check out Meijer 101 to maximize your savings! Meijer mPerks Complete Meijer Sho…
    - 20 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 3:30pm -
  • New!Today’s FREE Kindle Book Roundup

    Today’s FREE Kindle Book Roundup

    Here’s a listing of today’s best Amazon FREE Kindle downloads.   Prices change often on Amazon so check to make sure this is still FREE before downloading. Amazon just settled a large eBook Antitrust case. I checked my credit and […]Today’s…
    - 20 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 3:10pm -
  • New!Top Retail & Restaurant Coupons: Red Lobster, Red Mango, Staples, and MORE!

    Top Retail & Restaurant Coupons: Red Lobster, Red Mango, Staples, and MORE!


    - 20 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 3:03pm -
  • New!Kmart Weekly Deals & Coupon Match-ups 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Kmart Weekly Deals & Coupon Match-ups 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Kmart Weekly Deals & Coupon Match-ups 7/13 – 7/19/2014 Have you signed up for Kmart’s loyalty program? Earn rewards on all your purchases at Kmart, Sears, and Land’s End. Below I’ve listed the best deals for the week. Visit the Kmart […]K…
    - 20 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 2:59pm -
  • New!Rite Aid {Back to School} 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Rite Aid {Back to School} 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Rite Aid {Back to School} 7/13 – 7/19/2014 View your local Rite Aid Ad. New to Rite Aid Shopping? Check out Rite Aid 101 to maximize your savings!  I’ve listed my favorites, please visit the Rite Aid Weekly Ad Page for all the […]Rite Aid…
    - 22 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 1:30pm -
  • New!New Balance Women’s Lifestyle & Retro WL550HB Shoe – $39.99

    New Balance Women’s Lifestyle & Retro WL550HB Shoe – $39.99

    Score the Women’s New Balance Lifestyle & Retro WL550HB shoes for just $39.99. This is 27% off the original price of $54.99. Casual style meets classic comfort in the New Balance 550. Whether they go with a pair of jeans […]New Balance Women’s…
    - 23 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Giant Food Store Weekly Ad 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Giant Food Store Weekly Ad 7/13 – 7/19/2014

      Giant Food Store Weekly Ad 7/13 – 7/19/2014 Here are a few highlights from the Giant Weekly Ad. Head over to the Giant Weekly Deal & Coupon Match Up page to see a complete list. Click here to see […]Giant Food Store Weekly Ad 7/13 – 7/19/20…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • Meijer Weekly Ad 10 for $10 Sale – 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Meijer Weekly Ad 10 for $10 Sale – 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Meijer Weekly Ad 10 for $10 Sale – 7/13 – 7/19/2014 View your local Meijer Weekly Store Ad for sale dates and coupon doubling policies. New to Meijer Shopping? Check out Meijer 101 to maximize your savings! Meijer mPerks Complete Meijer Shop…
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  • Walmart Back to School Deals List

    Walmart Back to School Deals List

      Here’s a few highlights from the Walmart Weekly shopping list and coupon match up.  You can see complete list of Walmart Deals here. Walmart doesn’t double coupons but they will price match the exact same item. Just take your ad with […]…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Jul 14, 3:22am -
  • $3.00/2 Weight Watchers Frozen Novelties = $1.47 at Walmart

    $3.00/2 Weight Watchers Frozen Novelties = $1.47 at Walmart

      There is a nice high value coupon to save $3.00/2 Weight Watchers Frozen Novelties coupon that is available to print. Grab this coupon and score a great deal on these frozen treats at Walmart! Here’s a great Walmart deal […]$3.00/2 Weight Wat…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 8:00pm -
  • Pre-order Rio 2 DVD for just $14.99! (50% OFF)

    Pre-order Rio 2 DVD  for just $14.99! (50% OFF)

      Pre-order Rio 2 DVD  for just $14.99, which is 50% off the retail price of $29.98. You will receive it when it is released on June 17, 2014 is you choose one day shipping. Pre-order Price Guarantee! Order now and if the […]Pre-order Rio 2 D…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 7:00pm -
  • SavingStar now accepted at Target, Walmart, Walgreens and other retailers!

    SavingStar now accepted at Target, Walmart, Walgreens and other retailers!

     SavingStar now accepted at Target, Walmart, Walgreens and other retailers! Here are the new stores:  Target Walmart Walgreens Meijer Piggly Wiggly Dollar General Family Dollar For these new 6 retailers you will need to install the app then just sc…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 6:00pm -
  • Printable Coupons: Lunchables, Jet-Puffed, Gerber Graduates, Weight Watchers, and More!

    Printable Coupons: Lunchables, Jet-Puffed, Gerber Graduates, Weight Watchers, and More!


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  • Target Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Target Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Target Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 7/13 – 7/19/2014 **View your Target Weekly Ad for more deals. New to Target shopping? Check out Target 101 to maximize your savings! I’ve listed the highlights and you can find the rest of the great Target…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • Walgreens {Back to School} 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Walgreens {Back to School} 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Walgreens {Back to School} 7/13 – 7/19/2014 Walgreens Corporate Coupon Policy Walgreens Instant Value Coupons Balance Rewards Fact Sheet Complete Weekly Walgreens Coupon Matchup Here’s the highlights from this week’s Walgreens ad, see a comple…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • New Balance Men’s Cross Training MX677BK2 – $29.99 (54% off)

    New Balance Men’s Cross Training MX677BK2 – $29.99 (54% off)

    Right now you can get the New Balance Men’s Cross Training MX677BK2 for just $29.99. This is 54% off the original price of $64.99. Lace up a pair of terrific 677 cross-trainers designed specifically for cardio machines and group fitness […]New B…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Target {Back to School} 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Target {Back to School} 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Target {Back to School} 7/13 – 7/19/2014 **View your Target Weekly Ad for more deals. New to Target shopping? Check out Target 101 to maximize your savings! I’ve listed the highlights and you can find the rest of the great Target weekly dea…
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  • Using the Garden Veggies | Kale Recipes

    Using the Garden Veggies | Kale Recipes


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  • Freebie Friday 7/11/2014

    Freebie Friday 7/11/2014

      Below are 20 hot freebies from the listing of Free Stuff at Savings Lifestyle.  Head over to the Free Samples & Offers Page to see a complete list. {FREE} Suave Professionals Natural Infusion Sample Cesar Canine Cuisine Sample Beautiful On the…
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  • Rite Aid Weekly Deals & Coupon Matchups 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Rite Aid Weekly Deals & Coupon Matchups 7/13 – 7/19/2014

    Rite Aid Weekly Deals & Coupon Matchups 7/13 – 7/19/2014 View your local Rite Aid Ad. New to Rite Aid Shopping? Check out Rite Aid 101 to maximize your savings!  I’ve listed my favorites, please visit the Rite Aid Weekly Ad […]Rite Aid Weekl…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 2:31am -
  • Free Scott 1000 Bath Tissue via SavingStar

    Free Scott 1000 Bath Tissue via SavingStar

    Get 100% when you buy any ONE (1) single roll of unscented Scott® 1000 Bath Tissue via SavingStar. You can also get 20% off back when you buy loose tomatoes. You can also still activate these ones I told you about […]Free Scott 1000 Bath Tissue…
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  • Marsh Weekly Coupon Deals & Matchups 7/10 – 7/16/2014

    Marsh Weekly Coupon Deals & Matchups 7/10 – 7/16/2014

    Marsh Weekly Coupon Deals & Matchups 7/10 – 7/16/2014 **Check your Marsh Weekly Ad for specific prices for your store as prices could vary slightly from city to city. New to Marsh? Read Marsh 101 to maximize your savings! The Marsh […]Marsh Wee…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:00pm -
  • $1.00/2 Dial Complete Foaming Hand Soaps = $0.50 at CVS (starts 7/20)

    $1.00/2 Dial Complete Foaming Hand Soaps = $0.50 at CVS (starts 7/20)

    There is a $1.00 off TWO Dial Complete Foaming Hand Soaps coupon available to print. You will want to grab this coupon now for an upcoming deal at CVS starting 7/20! Here’s a great CVS deal for you: Buy (2) Dial Complete […]$1.00/2 Dial Comple…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 8:00pm -
  • PUMA Suede Classic 2-Strap Rubber Mix Sneakers for just $17.62 + FREE Shipping! Plus, other Kids’ PUMA Sneakers Up to 60% OFF!

    PUMA Suede Classic 2-Strap Rubber Mix Sneakers for just $17.62 + FREE Shipping! Plus, other Kids’ PUMA Sneakers Up to 60% OFF!

    Right now over on Amazon you can score these PUMA Suede Classic 2-Strap Rubber Mix Sneakers for just $17.62 + FREE Shipping! Regular price is $45.00! Plus, there is a large selection of other Puma Kids Sneakers Up to 60% […]PUMA Suede Classic 2-St…
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  • Cent’s of Style: HUGE Scarf Blowout- $5.95 & FREE SHIPPING

    Cent’s of Style: HUGE Scarf Blowout- $5.95 & FREE SHIPPING

    It’s Fashion Friday, Cents of Style is having a MASSIVE scarf sale. Over 60 styles/colors of scarves on sales for $5.95 each and FREE SHIPPING with the coupon code JULYDEAL.  HUGE Scarf Blowout- $5.95 & FREE SHIPPING with Code JULYDEAL Instructio…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:00pm -
  • $1.00 /1 Sprout Squeezable Snack Pouch = $0.99 at Target

    $1.00 /1 Sprout Squeezable Snack Pouch = $0.99 at Target

    There is a new $1.00 on the purchase of ONE (1) Sprout Squeezable Snack Pouch 4.0 oz, any variety (zip code 90210) available to print. Grab this coupon and score these are Target for just $0.99! Here’s a great Target deal for […]$1.00 /1 Sprou…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 5:00pm -
  • Crocs.com: $19.99 and Under Sale Going on Now!

    Crocs.com: $19.99 and Under Sale Going on Now!

        Shop the $19.99 and under sale at Crocs.com this weekend only 7/11-7/14! Get select Crocs styles including Crocs Duet Scutes, Crocs Jayna, and more starting at just $19.99 online only!    Want to save loads of money shopping online? […]Cr…
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Wealth Pilgrim

  • New!Is It OK to Make Less Money than You Could?

    Is It OK to Make Less Money than You Could?

    From the time we are tiny Pilgrims, many of us get the idea that it’s important to make as much money as possible when we grow up. Many of us hold on to that idea for a long time.  While maximizing our potential is super important,there are many…
    - 2 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 9:33am -
  • How to Make Investments and Make Money — The Secret Revealed

    How to Make Investments and Make Money — The Secret Revealed

    If you want to make money with your investments, keep your emotions out of the mix. Investment mistakes happen easily when your emotions run high.  And your mindset is the greatest determinant of your financial success. The problem is you can become…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 8:17am -
  • How Much Money Do You Need To Retire?

    How Much Money Do You Need To Retire?

    How much money do you need to retire? Of course, part of the answer depends on how you invest your money and how much income those investments generate. But you may be surprised to discover that a far more important determinant of retirement success…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 12:29pm -
  • How to Create Safe Income from Mutual Funds

    How to Create Safe Income from Mutual Funds

    There are many ways to create income from mutual funds. But there are only a few that are really safe over the long-run (which we’ll get to). Many people think that they can buy mutual funds that buy bonds or preferred stocks and that by so doing t…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 8:02am -
  • Helping Other People – A Guarantee of Personal Wealth

    Helping Other People – A Guarantee of Personal Wealth

    "Related Posts:2009 Presidential Address and 2009 State of the Blog AddressBest Presents for GraduationHow to Start Your Own Business Networking Group11 Tips to Owning a Successful Small BusinessSuccessful Entrepreneurs – 7 Unconventional T…
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  • The Financial Advice Your Parent’s Gave You Without Noticing

    The Financial Advice Your Parent’s Gave You Without Noticing

    Your parents taught you a lot more about money than they or you might realize. It’s important to understand that. Why? Because what you learned from them is the foundation for most of the financial decisions you make today. My parents never said a…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 8:01am -
  • Is It Smart To File And Suspend Social Security Benefits?

    Is It Smart To File And Suspend Social Security Benefits?

    There are many ways to skin a cat when it comes to maximizing retirement benefits. One strategy is to file and suspend social security benefits. First let’s decipher what this means and then we’ll determine if it’s a good strategy for you. What…
    - 13 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 8:20am -
  • What is a Variable Annuity?

    What is a Variable Annuity?

    A variable annuity is a deposit with an insurance company like a regular annuity.  The big difference is that you decide how to invest the money and you have many choices (including growth mutual funds). As long as you keep your money with the insur…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 9:25am -
  • How Investments Returns Jeopardize Your Financial Future

    How Investments Returns Jeopardize Your Financial Future

    If you give in to the urge to focus too narrowly on your investment returns, you are looking for trouble. This point was brought home to me yesterday when I spoke to Caroline. Caroline is 37 and Jim is 35. They have 3 kids and after speaking with the…
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  • What To Do With Money You Might Not Need Immediately

    What To Do With Money You Might Not Need Immediately

    You already know how to invest your very short-term money. Stick in the bank and don’t worry about the low return – the liquidity and safety are what you need. And you know what to do with long-term money too. Use a long-term growth strategy that…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 8:01am -

Good Financial Cents

  • Grow Your Dough Throwdown (Mid-Year Update)

    Grow Your Dough Throwdown (Mid-Year Update)

    It’s time for another Grow Your Dough Throwdown update. We’ve reached the midway point, and the competition is definitely heating up. The Dow Jones shows no sign of letting go, hitting that phenomenal 17,000 mark. Side note – isn’t that freak…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:16pm -
  • GF¢ 032: How Betterment Grew From Zero to $500 Million in Under 4 Years

    GF¢ 032: How Betterment Grew From Zero to $500 Million in Under 4 Years

    “There has to be a simpler way to invest.” That’s what the Jon Stein, the CEO of Betterment thought to himself not too long ago when he was beginning his investing journey. Well that thought has turned into a $500 million dollar investment comp…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 3:46am -
  • 14 Reasons to Not Listen to Suze Orman

    14 Reasons to Not Listen to Suze Orman

    Oh Suze…. You either love her, hate her or really hate her. In truth, a lot of her advice is really good stuff. But some of it is teetering on the edge, and some advice is just plain bad. Even though I questioned some of her advice I still respecte…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 3:46am -
  • 15 Reasons Why You Won’t Be Able to Retire Early

    15 Reasons Why You Won’t Be Able to Retire Early

    Who doesn’t want to retire early? Unfortunately, many people won’t be able to. Even worse, many people don’t have a clue that they won’t be able to retire early. Such was the case with this couple in their mid-30′s that planned on retiring…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 2:29pm -
  • My “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” Experience

    My “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” Experience

    We all have them, those moments in our lives where we are presented with a crossroad. Where each path has the potential to lead us into a totally different result. We all wish that we could fast forward to see which path is the best option, but, unfo…
    - 25 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 1:12pm -
  • GF¢ 031: Is Universal Life Insurance a Ripoff?

    GF¢ 031: Is Universal Life Insurance a Ripoff?

    Sell them what you want, not what they need. Unfortunately, this happens A LOT in our industry. Shady financial advisors will sell mutual funds, annuities, REIT’s, cash value life insurance — basically anything that might make more sense for the…
    - 26 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 4:08am -
  • Happy Father’s Day – Wife Hijack

    Happy Father’s Day – Wife Hijack

    Hello everyone! This is the wife reporting in. I’m not here to give you any personal finance advice…in fact, I get all of mine from the man behind this blog. But, I AM HERE to tell you that he’s MUCH more than just a guy who knows a lot about…
    - 29 days ago, 15 Jun 14, 4:20pm -
  • GF¢ 030: What You MUST Know Before Hiring Your First Coach

    GF¢ 030: What You MUST Know Before Hiring Your First Coach

    This podcast episode is a continuation to support Operation: #investNOW where I’m inspiring 1 million people to invest in themselves.  Check it out here.  This podcast is all about one of the best investments I’ve ever made, but I’m not just…
    - 33 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 1:39pm -
  • 15 {Surpisingly Simple} Money Saving Tips for Families

    15 {Surpisingly Simple} Money Saving Tips for Families

    Before we had our first son I was terrified on how much it was going to increase our monthly expenses. We were decent at managing our finances, but I suddenly felt that I holes in all my pockets and all our money would just fall off into the new baby…
    - 35 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 6:37am -
  • GF¢ 029: 7 Financial Advisors I Would Like to Punch in the Face

    GF¢ 029: 7 Financial Advisors I Would Like to Punch in the Face

    People who know me know I’m not a very violent guy. I’ve never been in a fist fight in my entire life, I very seldom ever yell (except when the St. Louis Cardinals would blow a four run lead in the bottom of the ninth), and I cover my face with a…
    - 53 days ago, 22 May 14, 12:09pm -

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  • Pierre Cardin Signature Tote for $19.97 (Normally $100)
    Head on over to LuggageGuy.com because you will be able to score this Pierre Cardin Signature tote for just $19.97. These are normally $100. You will need to use coupon code PCT2 at checkout. You will also receive free shipping. Buy Pierre Cardin Sig…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 2:33pm -
  • Summer Magazine Sale – Prices Start at $4.50
    This weekend DiscountMags is running a summer magazine sale.  Select magazines start at just $4.50 per year.  These are all good for new or renewal subscriptions and you can also give them as a gift.  No coupon code is required. Food & Drink Categ…
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  • Dollar General Printable Coupon
    Dollar General Coupon Heading over to Dollar General this weekend to do some shopping?  Make sure you take a long the newest Dollar General printable coupon available to help you save $5 off a $25 purchase.  This coupon will be valid on July 12 on…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 8:00pm -
  • Carters Printable Coupon and Promo Codes
    Carters Coupon If you are going to be heading to Carters to do any shopping you won’t want to leave home with out an Carters printable coupon.  If you would rather shop online, don’t worry I have you covered with Carters coupon codes. There ar…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 7:50pm -
  • Free $15 Amazon Gift Card With $50 Household Essentials Purchase
      For a limited time you can get a free $15 Amazon gift card when you spend $50 on household essentials products.  There is a large selection of items to choose from including Tide Pods, Duracell batteries, Charmin toilet paper and more.  You will…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:08pm -
  • Macy’s Printable Coupon and Coupon Codes
    Macy’s Coupon I am a big fan of shopping at Macy’s because they have some really awesome brands.  I have purchase Ralph Lauren dress pants for a really good price after using a coupon.  If you are going to be doing any shopping at macy’s then…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection for $59.99
    Today’s Gold Box deal on Amazon is for the The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection for $59.99.  You will also receive free shipping on your purchase. Buy The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection Includes: State Fair Oklahoma – Todd-AO Oklahoma – C…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:45pm -
  • New Printable Coupons for July 11 – Pantene, Wasa Crackers and More
    There are a few new printable coupons available this morning.  You will be able to print these twice. Coupons.com $1.00 off any one Marc Anthony hair product $0.75 off ONE Pantene Smooth & Sleek product Saving Star Save 100% when you buy any ONE (1)…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:07pm -
  • Kellogg’s Family Rewards Codes
    Below you will find a bunch of available Kellogg’s Family Rewards codes. Collect as many points as you can because they can be redeemed for awesome rewards including coupons.  Click the image above to get exclusive coupons and earn rewards from yo…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:00pm -
  • P.S. Aeropostale Printable Coupon and Coupon Code
    P.S. Aeropostale Coupon and Coupon Code If you have a son or daughter then you probably spend a little time at P.S. Aeropostale shopping for clothes.  If you are going to be heading over there this weekend then you will want to make sure you take al…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 11:00pm -
  • LivingSocial Coupon Code
    LivingSocial Coupon Code Through July 13 you can save 10% your purchase from LivingSocial when you use coupon code 10SALE at checkout. Use LivingSocial Coupon Code     Related StoriesFree Photo Placemat From York PhotoHotels.com Discount Co…
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  • Finish Line Printable Coupon and Coupon Codes
    If you are going to be buying any new shoes or athletic apparel then you might want to head over to Finish Line.  There are a few new Finish Line coupon codes that are available through the end of August.  If you know of any other Finish Line codes…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • $20 off First Box of Kids Products from Citrus Lane
    If you are a parent then you know exactly how hard it is to know all the best things to give your kids.  From the best diaper bag or the best swaddle bankets.  We all ask our friends and family what they recommend.  That is all changing with Citru…
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  • Quick & Easy Crochet Magazine for $9.99 – New or Renewals
    Today only you can get up to a four year subscription to Quick & Easy Crochet Magazine for just $9.99 per year.  You will need to use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal subscriptions.  You can also give this ma…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 8:30pm -
  • Nielsen Home Scanner – Win up to $20,000
    Have you signed up for a Nielsen Home Scanner yet?  Once you register you will be provided with a scanner that you can scan all of the products you purchase.  Then once a week you will send in all of your information.  In exchange for this you wil…
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  • $5 off Daily Deals from Maxwells Attic
    Head on over to the daily deals website Maxwells Attic and you will be able to save $5 off any deal of $10 or more. Shop at Maxwells Attic     Related StoriesPersonalized Growth Chart From I See Me! for $22.00Shape and Women’s Health Magazin…
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  • Arby’s Printable Coupon
    Arby’s Printable Coupon I don’t eat fast food very often, but when we are traveling it’s almost unavoidable.  My first choice is Arby’s because I love their curly fries and Market Fresh sandwiches.  If you are going to be heading out to eat…
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  • Save 50% off or More on Backpacks and Bags
    Today only on Amazon you can save 50% off or more on backpacks and bags for men, women and kids.  This would be a great time to get a back-to-school backpack or just a day pack for your next hiking adventure.  You will receive free shipping with Am…
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  • Maxim Magazine Subscription for $4.50 – New or Renewal
    Sign up now for up to four years of Maxim magazine for just $4.50 per year.  Use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal magazines.  You can also give this as a gift. Subscribe to Maxim Magazine About Maxim Magazine…
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  • New Checkout 51 Offers – Pepsi, Tostitos and More
    There are a bunch of new Checkout 51 offers available this morning.  All of these will be able until 11:59 pm EST next wednesday.  Checkout 51 offers can be stacked with manufacturers coupons and also store coupons. $1/1 Suave Professional Natural…
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  • New Printable Coupons for July 10 – Starbucks, Solo Cups and More
    There are a few new printable coupons available this morning.  You will be able to print each of these twice. Coupons.com $0.70 off any ONE Kellogg’s JIF Cereal $0.70 off ONE Kellogg’s Rocky Mountain Chocolate $1.00 off Pillsbury™ Ready to Bak…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 3:25pm -
  • Free Tide OXI Multi-Purpose Stain Remover at Target
    Starting on July 13 you will be able to pick up Tide OXI Multi-Purpose Stain Remover for free at Target.  You just need to use the following deal scenario.  Included in this scenario is a $10 P&G rebate which is good when you spend $30 AFTER coupon…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 2:37pm -
  • Elle and Glamour Magazine Bundle for $9.99
    Today only you can get up to three years of both Elle and Glamour Magazines for just $9.99 per year.  Use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal subscriptions.  You can also give these magazines as a gift. Subscribe…
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  • Big Lots Coupon
    Big Lots Coupon Planning on making a shopping trip to Big Lots this weekend?  Don’t forget to print out your Big Lots printable coupon before you go.  This will help you to save a nice amount of money on your purchase. 20% off entire purchase | E…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Dial Foaming Hand Wash Coupon – $1.19 at Target
    Dial Foaming Hand Wash Coupon When it comes to hand soap I am not all that picky as long as it is on sale and works.  This morning there was a new Dial coupon released which will be great for stocking up on hand soap. $1.00 off TWO Dial Complete Foa…
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  • New Printable Coupons for July 9 – Dial, Kellogg’s and More
    There are a few new printable coupons available this morning.  You will be able to print each of these twice. Coupons.com $0.70 off ONE Kellogg’s Rocky Mountain Chocolate $0.70 off any ONE Kellogg’s JIF Cereal $0.70 off Rice Krispies Multi-Grain…
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  • Michaels Printable Coupon
    Michaels Printable Coupon – July 2014 Are you planning on doing any crafting this winter?  Maybe some sewing?  Well if you are make sure you don’t forget to take a Michaels printable coupon with you. Each weekend Michaels releases new coupons…
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  • Craftsman Makeation Adventure Trip Giveaway
    Sign up for a Craftsman Club membership and be entered for a chance to win a Makeation Adventure Camp. Enter Craftsman Makeation Adventure Trip Giveaway     Related StoriesWin an All-Inclusive VIP Trip to Colorado from QuiznosNylabone Sweepsta…
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  • Discover New Recipes and Plan Your Meals With Cookmore.com
    It seems like the past couple of months my wife and I have been in a real rut when it comes to dinners.  It’s the same old thing each week.  Well I just signed up for Cookmore.com and I am starting to discover brand new recipes.  They also help…
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  • Automobile Magazine Subscription for $4.50 Per Year – New or Renewal
    Sign up now for up to four years of Automobile magazine for just $4.50 per year when you use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout. This is good for new or renewal subscriptions.  You can also give this magazine as a gift. Subscribe to Automobile Ma…
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