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  • New!Get Up To 8% Cash Back Shopping at Whole Foods (Limited Time Deal!)

    Get Up To 8% Cash Back Shopping at Whole Foods (Limited Time Deal!)

    Shopping at Whole Foods can definitely put a dent in your wallet. We've offered suggestions before on the best ways to save at Whole Foods. And for the next four months, you can save even more — up to 8% cash back on your purchases.Americans spen…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:40pm -
  • New!Best Money Tips: Money Management Tips for Couples

    Best Money Tips: Money Management Tips for Couples

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles with tips on money management for committed couples, frugal ways to fight the flu, and calendar mistakes you may be making.Top 5 ArticlesMoney Management Tips for…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:39pm -
  • New!Best Deals for Monday 10/20

    Best Deals for Monday 10/20

    Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today J. Crew Factory: Up to 50% off + extra 30% off, Office Depot and Offi…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:51pm -
  • New!10 Simple Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

    10 Simple Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

    So, your doctor warned you that you need to get your bad cholesterol (LDL and triglyceride) levels down, your good cholesterol (HDL) level up, and you don't know where to start? (See also: 13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar)Here are…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • New!20 Simple and Cheap Halloween Costumes for Kids

    20 Simple and Cheap Halloween Costumes for Kids

    I have an almost 3-year-old daughter, and she's incredibly excited to dress up for Halloween this year. The thing is, we went out shopping for costumes the other day, and I was absolutely shocked at how much these little outfits cost. I complained to…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • New!7 Ways to Keep Your Retirement Funds From Disappearing

    7 Ways to Keep Your Retirement Funds From Disappearing

    More than one-third of Americans have no retirement savings.This shocking figure should provide a wake up call and set you on your course to better prepare for retirement. Even if you haven't started yet, it's never too late. (See also: This Is the…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • New!Organized People Have These 5 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

    Organized People Have These 5 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

    Organization is all about time management and making sure your belongings have a designated home for easy access and cleanup. It's a simple concept, but it's not always easy to pull off, especially when you're being pulled in a million directions by…
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • New!7 Job Search Stunts to Get You Noticed by Employers

    7 Job Search Stunts to Get You Noticed by Employers

    Did you ever think your dream job would be snatched away by a desperate grad with a viral gimmick? No. No you didn't.In today's society, we're more interested social media hacks than work experience. We'd rather follow a good speaker than a good le…
    - 17 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:00am -
  • Wise Bread Reloaded: President Obama's Credit Card Declined at Pricey Restaurant (and How You Can Avoid the Same Fate)

    Wise Bread Reloaded: President Obama's Credit Card Declined at Pricey Restaurant (and How You Can Avoid the Same Fate)

    This week the President revealed that even the leader of the free world is not immune to credit card identity fraud."I went to a restaurant up in New York when I was — during the U.N. General Assembly, and my credit card was rejected," the Presid…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Best Money Tips: Habits for Long-Term Happiness

    Best Money Tips: Habits for Long-Term Happiness

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on habits that create long-term happiness, spending $100 a month on groceries, and survival skills for everyday life.Top 5 Articles17 Habits to Create Long-Term…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • Best Deals for Friday 10/17

    Best Deals for Friday 10/17

    Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Living Social coupon: $10 off $30 or more, American Eagle Outfitters:…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • The 5 Most Offensive Halloween Costumes Ever

    The 5 Most Offensive Halloween Costumes Ever

    It's the one day of year when you get to be somebody else. Just make sure your portrayal of that somebody else isn't offensive.Why? Well, for starters, because it's not nice. But perhaps a more convincing reason is because we live the age of smartp…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • 8 Meatless Complete Proteins That Will Help You Lose Weight

    8 Meatless Complete Proteins That Will Help You Lose Weight

    When you see the word "meat,"what's the first thing that comes to your mind? If you're like many people, you'll probably answer with the word "protein."You may already know that the protein in meat is "complete," meaning that it contains all nine o…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • 11 Ways to Get Over Rejection

    11 Ways to Get Over Rejection

    Rejection sucks.That, my friends, is a cold, hard fact. No matter what realm of life you've lost out on — work, school, relationships, home — not being chosen is hard.It's easy to let a rejection or two make you feel like, just maybe, there's…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • 6 Simple Steps to Discovering Your True Salary Potential

    6 Simple Steps to Discovering Your True Salary Potential

    Salary negotiation is not always easy, especially if you don't know the value you and your position bring to your team and to your company.So ask yourself these six questions and uncover your true market worth before you start driving a hard bargai…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 9:00am -
  • Best Money Tips: Save on Everyday Expenses

    Best Money Tips: Save on Everyday Expenses

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles to help you save on everyday expenses, create cheap DIY costumes for couples, and ask for a raise the right way.Top 5 Articles5 Ways to Save Money on Everyday Expe…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • Best Deals for Thursday 10/16

    Best Deals for Thursday 10/16

    Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Up to 75% off Clearance items at Frederick's of Hollywood, Up to 60%…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 5:44pm -
  • How to Make 8 Trending Halloween Costumes on the Cheap

    How to Make 8 Trending Halloween Costumes on the Cheap

    Halloween is a booming business, and the only thing more expensive than the treats for little tricksters are the costumes. Commercial get-ups can run into the hundreds, so many people are looking to Pinterest and other sites to turn their next disgui…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • 15 Savvy Tips for a Smoother Move

    15 Savvy Tips for a Smoother Move

    Whether you're moving into the house of your dreams or simply to a new apartment across town, the process can be daunting. I've been there, recently, and I'm only now recovering from the exhaustion of it all. Along the way, I learned some of the majo…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • 10 Dumb Little Budgeting Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Today

    10 Dumb Little Budgeting Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Today

    Did your budget go bust… again?Instead of promising yourself that it won't continue to happen, you need to fix the roots of the problem, once and for all. Start paying attention to the small, yet important, details that you are leaving out of you…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 1:00pm -

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Get Rich Slowly

  • New!Will Canning Your Food Save You Money?
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. When I was a child, we lived on a farm that had a grape arbor loaded with Concord grapes. Each September, my mom would can jars upon jars of grape juice, and I have fond memories of evenings around the kit…
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: Are home security systems worth the money?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. The small, rectangular ceramic flower pots I kept in the two window sills of my bathroom had never budged an inch in the 14 years I owned the home, but one day I saw that one was close to falling out onto the c…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • 5 key retirement factors your financial plan may not address
    This is a post from staff writer Robert Brokamp of The Motley Fool. Robert is a Certified Financial Planner and the adviser for The Motley Fool’s Rule Your Retirement service. If you love cat pictures, today is your lucky day. Because I’m back! A…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Lifestyle inflation: How to decide if it’s ever okay
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. Despite that I don’t own it, I like my apartment. It’s got a mountainous view, it’s comfortable, and my neighbors are few but friendly. Sure, I’d like to own a home someday. But, unless I move to…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • How not to approach rising home prices
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. My wife and I took the dog for a walk the other day in our neighborhood. About half a block up the street we met Heather and George as they were unloading one of those moving PODS thingies. We introduced…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • Should cash be part of your emergency fund?
    This post is by staff writer Honey Smith. When I was in college, one of my co-workers at my part-time, on-campus job gave me a funny little gift that I use to this day. What was it? It’s called a “wallet fairy.” According to the note that came…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: How much does a creative costume cost to make?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. Whenever I’ve purchased a pre-packaged Halloween costume, I’ve usually been disappointed. They rarely fit and the material and accessories are chintzy. But I take my hat off for the clever people that make…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • The problem with being goal-oriented
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. A few months before I decided to quit my job and move, I’d made a whole timeline of accomplishments I hoped to reach within the next three to five years. It included a series of backup plans, too, shoul…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • I want Christmas to be debt-free
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. Fall is finally here, and everywhere I look I see Pinterest-worthy pumpkin carvings, seasonal door hangings, and all kinds of pumpkin-flavored cookies, breads, and pies. Homemade cornstalk creations line…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • The Happiness of Pursuit
    This article is by staff writer April Dykman. Historically, personal development has been a big part of Get Rich Slowly. Back in 2012, founder J.D. wrote, “I’m a firm believer in personal development. Self-improvement is part of living a rich li…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • My experience with alternative healthcare insurance
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. A few months ago, I shared about my health insurance alternative. As a recap, I belong to a healthcare sharing ministry (HSM) called Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM), just one of several ministries t…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Reader Stories: Can you really get rich quickly from fix and flipping homes?
    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 financial maturity and income. Want to submit your own reader story? Mark Fergus…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • New developments in online banking security
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Most banks (especially the larger ones) have been regarded as pretty safe, for all intents and purposes, since the middle of the previous century. But since banks started maintaining our balances in secu…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • How I budget with a variable income
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. It seems like everybody’s goal lately is to leave their job and become a freelancer. And that’s great! Freelancing gives you flexibility and control — and, plus, you get to work from home in your yo…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Fire: Oh, that will never happen to me
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Laughter and hooting filled the house as my wife had Karen and a few other friends over for a mid-morning tea. (Such are the joys of retired life.) The chirping of a cell phone rose from the pile of purs…
    - 21 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Networking strategies can help you overcome the fear of trying to advance your career
    This post is by staff writer Honey Smith. I’ve written about the power of personal networks before. Unfortunately, lots of people find networking intimidating for a variety of reasons. Certainly, I used to! For me, breaking networking down into a…
    - 22 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Ask the readers: Would you try meditation to improve your finances?
    This article is by staff writer April Dykman. For years I’ve tried to keep a daily meditation habit. Every time I read a new study about how meditation can improve your health, I vow to start again and to do it every day. Sadly, the habit lasts for…
    - 25 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • I was intimidated by investing, but here’s how I got started
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. The first time I felt the intimidating pressure of adult responsibility, I was three months out of college. It was my very first job interview, and I was wearing an old sweater and a pair of ill-fitted sl…
    - 26 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Buying rental property: Sometimes getting rich means taking it slowly
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. I have two second cousins who serve in the military — both brave young men I am proud to call my family. We don’t always talk much, though. The age gap can be a roadblock and those boys are always tr…
    - 27 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • The most money I’ve ever lost
    This article is by staff writer April Dykman. Several years ago, my husband and I were planning to build a house. We bought the land and cleared the build site. We then started working with an architect, which is how we lost $12,500 in a matter of m…
    - 28 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Dinner ideas — cooking “flexipe” style to save money
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. I’ve been cooking for years. Although, if you ask my husband, I’ve been screwing up fried eggs for just as long. (His secret: Fry them on low to avoid cooking the egg too quickly.) So I am no genius in…
    - 29 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • A better way to calculate the value of your time
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. It’s both fascinating and useful to calculate the value of your time. Financial freedom gives you options and flexibility. But without time, that means nothing. Time is a precious resource that we shoul…
    - 33 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • The link between consumerism, entitlement and ego
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. Earlier this year, I started volunteering at my local library for a couple of hours a week. I’m a big fan of libraries, and I wanted to find a way to give back. And for some odd reason, I felt compelle…
    - 34 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • You can learn how to make money investing: Just do it!
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Several readers responded to our “Big Question” post by saying they’d like to see something about investing, and some elaborated that they’d like to see some advice for investing on a small scal…
    - 35 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Honey progress report: Homeownership and priorities edition
    This post is by staff writer Honey Smith. In May, Jake and I bought a house and moved in. We’ve been loving it so far! People who have always lived in a place with decent structural integrity may not appreciate it, but considering the many problem…
    - 36 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 11:00am -

The Simple Dollar

  • New!Questions about Baby Exhaustion, Data Plans, Goodwill, Costco, and More!

    Questions about Baby Exhaustion, Data Plans, Goodwill, Costco, 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. Money discipline with baby exhaustion 2. Never enough 3. Piles of old pape…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • New!Saving Money in Your Startup

    Saving Money in Your Startup

    So you’re thinking about starting a business. Congrats! Now what? Odds are good that if you’re starting a business, you’re a “solopreneur” — meaning it’s just you, and you’ve got some questions about what to do next. Whether it’s y…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Best Home Warranty Company for 2014

    Best Home Warranty Company for 2014

    If you’re considering a home warranty to help protect you from costly home repairs, there are several companies that want your business. Unlike the big insurance companies that provide home, life, and auto policies, home warranty companies aren’t…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 11:00pm -
  • Insurance Ads: Trick or Treat?

    Insurance Ads: Trick or Treat?

    Remember that ad…? Of course you do, because even when you think advertising isn’t having an effect on you, it is. The fact that you remember the Taco Bell Chihuahua or the Old Spice guy is proof that television ads, at the very least, take up so…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Nine Strategies for Cultivating a Mindset of Financial Independence

    Nine Strategies for Cultivating a Mindset of Financial Independence

    As I’ve stated many times, Sarah and I have a central goal of financial independence at the earliest possible age. Financial independence, to us, means that the requirement of money in exchange for our work becomes entirely optional, leaving us to…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Best Free Credit Report Site of 2014

    Best Free Credit Report Site of 2014

    Credit is a very important part of your adult life, yet it’s often neglected by any school curriculum while you’re learning the ins and outs of life. Every U.S. citizen who needs to be extended a line of credit, obtain a job, have a cell phone, a…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 8:00pm -
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Series: Volunteering

    Student Loan Forgiveness Series: Volunteering

    Dealing with student loan debt can seem unbearable and overwhelming. As mentioned in the article, 15 Ways To Deal with Student Loan Debt, the average college graduate owes a whopping $40,000 after graduation, but almost 19% owes $50,000 and above an…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • The Panic Button

    The Panic Button

    On September 18, the S&P 500 closed the day at 2,011.36. As of my writing, the S&P 500 sits at 1,864.84. In other words, the S&P 500 has lost 7.3% of its value in less than a month. Let’s put that in dollars and cents. Let’s say that on September…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • How to Find the Best Mortgage Rates in 2014

    How to Find the Best Mortgage Rates in 2014

    Even after the subprime mortgage crisis, homeownership remains a dream for many Americans. If you’re among them, you’re probably wondering how you can get the best mortgage rate to keep your payments as low as possible. Securing the best mortgage…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • The Missing Ingredient for Change

    The Missing Ingredient for Change

    I’ve had a lot of successes in changing my life for the better. Over the course of approximately five and a half years, Sarah and I managed to pay off three student loans, three car loans, four nearly-maxed-out credit cards, and a full home mortgag…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • How to Curb the Rising Costs of Parenting

    How to Curb the Rising Costs of Parenting

    Parenting is the most difficult yet rewarding job I’ve ever had in my life. It definitely hasn’t been easy on my pockets, either. And apparently, I’m not alone in my experiences. According to a recent report released by the U.S. Department of…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • The Best Retirement Plans and 401k Rollovers are Online

    The Best Retirement Plans and 401k Rollovers are Online

    I’m on a quest to find the best retirement plan to roll over my old 401(k). Since millions of other people are in this same boat, and don’t know where to turn for sound advice, I figured I would conduct the most thorough research I could — publ…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 8:00pm -
  • Some Thoughts on Extreme Cheapskates

    Some Thoughts on Extreme Cheapskates

    Extreme Cheapskates is a “reality” television series that airs on TLC that just entered its third season. Over the last two years, the show has launched a new season in October and, as with the previous two Octobers, I’ve been asked a few quest…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Protecting Your Business From Natural Disasters

    Protecting Your Business From Natural Disasters

    Running a business is fraught with challenges that must be addressed on a daily basis, ranging from personnel and payroll to competition and cash flow. Most business owners recognize the need to insulate themselves from risks, both internal and exte…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Best Gas Credit Cards of 2014

    Best Gas Credit Cards of 2014

    The best gas credit cards enable you to take advantage of high reward rates on inevitable spending. With more than 200 million licensed drivers in the U.S. traveling on average over 13,000 miles a year, there are a lot of rewards that are going unrec…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 2:13am -
  • College Internship Guide

    College Internship Guide

    College is tough. You’re applying for scholarships, dealing with student loan debt, taking tough courses, and all while worrying about the end game – getting a job after graduation. An internship is one of the best things you can do to help with…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 10:00pm -
  • Nine Financial Questions to Discuss When Your First Child Is on the Way

    Nine Financial Questions to Discuss When Your First Child Is on the Way

    In February 2005, Sarah and I were handed a completely unexpected piece of information. Sarah was pregnant and our first child was going to arrive late in the year. It was a life-changing moment. Sarah and I had several months to prepare, of course.…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Are You Guilty of Financial Infidelity?

    Are You Guilty of Financial Infidelity?

    Finances and cheating are amount the most common reasons for divorce. And what happens when you merge the two? You get a case of financial infidelity, but there’s a twist: a third party doesn’t have to be present to cause a problem. In a nutshell…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • How to Find the Best CD Rates in 2014

    How to Find the Best CD Rates in 2014

    If you’re frustrated with the low interest rates of savings accounts but wary of high-risk investment strategies, Certificates of Deposit (CDs) might be your ideal middle ground. Your money will be safe and you’ll receive a better return than a s…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • Questions on Golf, Price Books, Magazines, Cast Iron, and More!

    Questions on Golf, Price Books, Magazines, Cast Iron, 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. Tracking grocery expenses 2. Price book advice 3. Letting go of old busine…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 2:00pm -

Money Saving Mom

Money Crashers

  • Is High-End Designer Makeup Worth It? – 7 Things to Consider
    According to Statista, the cosmetics industry in the United States is expected to have close to a whopping $59 billion in revenue in 2014. From mascara to nail polish, lip gloss to eyeshadow, there’s no shortage of products to spend your hard-earne…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 7:45pm -
  • 5 Financial Lessons From “The Real Housewives” Franchise
    Don’t say that reality TV never taught you anything. Like much of television-obsessed America, I’ve watched the trial of Joe and Teresa Giudice with great interest. “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars were accused of an entire slew of …
    - 11 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 5:50pm -
  • Understanding Lymphoma in Dogs – Types, Treatments & How to Make Tough Decisions
    “I’m sorry, but your dog has lymphoma. We need to talk treatment options.” It’s the news no pet owner wants to hear. Your heart suddenly drops, and you experience a flashback to all the memories you’ve accumulated with your pup over the yea…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 12:15pm -
  • 8 Common Misconceptions About Working From Home – Is It Right for You?
    I quit my full-time office job back in 2006 after having my first child, and have been working from home ever since. I love it. It offers me maximum control over my schedule and allows me to keep my skills sharp while doing something I love. However,…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 2:15pm -
  • 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…
    - 18 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 4:30pm -
  • 6 Responsibilities & Duties of a Modern Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    Over the past couple of decades, the role of the modern CFO has been, and continues to be, redefined. The advent of new technology allowing for enhanced data collection and analysis tools – as well as operating management’s demands for reliabl…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 12:45am -
  • 7 Tips to Transition Your Summer Wardrobe to Fall Clothing Fashion
    Ah, autumn. It comes with pumpkin spice lattes, cooler temperatures, and the onset of the holiday season, so what’s not to love? Well, if you have a pretty tight clothing budget, the change in seasons might not be all that welcome. You were fine wi…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 10:30pm -
  • 6 Tips to Buy Ethical Clothing & Fashion on a Budget
    In the fashion industry, there’s a term for retailers that sell piles of clothing for rock-bottom prices: fast fashion. Just like “fast food,” it’s cheap and quick, but it doesn’t always make you feel great after you’re done. While fast f…
    - 27 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 1:10pm -
  • How to Maximize Social Security Benefits – Withdrawal Options & Benefits
    In 2004, Social Security benefits were projected to account for 40% of a baby boomer’s post-retirement family income, and almost all baby boomer retirees were expected to receive benefits, according to a Social Security Administration study. But D…
    - 28 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 1:15pm -
  • 9 Ways to Make Your Clothes Look More Expensive & Fashionable
    With the beginning of fall comes New York Fashion Week (NYFW), a showcase of every new trend, must-have designer, and, of course, exorbitant prices. But let’s face it: The average American woman isn’t spending a cool $3,000 on a pair of Christian…
    - 32 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 6:30pm -
  • What Is a D-U-N-S Number and What Is It Used For? (Dun & Bradstreet)
    Everyone born in the United States receives a unique, nine-digit Social Security number at birth. Without this identifier, you can’t enjoy many of the perks that American citizens and legal residents take for granted, including retired and disa…
    - 33 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 6:30pm -
  • How to Save Money on a Wedding – Top 10 Ways
    In May 2014, after what seemed like an eternity of planning and worry, my wife and I got married in a small-town Iowa church, just steps from her old high school. Our reception was a few miles down the road in a beautiful river valley with a hundred-…
    - 35 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:00pm -
  • What Is a Reverse Mortgage (HECM) – How It Works, Pro & Cons
    Many seniors struggle to make ends meet each month. At the same time, they often own thousands of dollars of real estate in the form of equity in their home. But unless they take action, that equity remains untouchable, unable to help them out with b…
    - 39 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • 7 Factors That May Affect When You Retire – Reasons to Work Past Age 65
    In 2010, a Pew Research report indicated that three out of every four members of the workforce expect to keep working for pay after they retire. 60% of them believe this will be by choice, not necessity – but pre-retirees may be more optimistic tha…
    - 40 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 8:00pm -
  • 11 Ways to Save on the Cost of Owning a Cat
    My family currently has two cats. One is an orange barn cat that was foisted onto my wife’s parents, and then onto my wife, by a proverbial cat lady. He’s seven years old, give or take. The other is a former stray who appeared on our doorstep, co…
    - 41 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 1:00am -

Bargaineering

  • New!Why I’m no longer afraid to deposit checks by mobile phone

    Why I’m no longer afraid to deposit checks by mobile phone

    Jen A. MillerYour co-worker, your neighbor, the corner market owner. They all joined the modern world long ago. For awhile I was reluctant, but I too have gotten hip to the new age. Yes, I’ve started cashing checks through my smartphone I resisted…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • A YouTube video taught me how to fix my oven, saving $1,000 in repair bills and boosting my confidence

    A YouTube video taught me how to fix my oven, saving $1,000 in repair bills and boosting my confidence

    Amy FontinelleMy old oven When my oven went out a few months ago, I put off dealing with the problem. The appliance looks about 30 years old, so I assumed it was beyond repair and that replacement parts wouldn’t be available. Because it’s a wall…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • With ticket prices taking off, here’s how to save on your holiday and winter air travel

    With ticket prices taking off, here’s how to save on your holiday and winter air travel

    Julie D. AndrewsFeel like you’re paying ungodly amounts of dough for each plane ride you take lately? You’re not imagining (or exaggerating) the state of air travel. The price of the average round-trip airfare, with taxes, rose to $509 in the fir…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • How To Win McDonald’s Monopoly Game, 2014 Edition

    How To Win McDonald’s Monopoly Game, 2014 Edition

    Kathy OGormanWelcome to the 2014 edition of McDonald’s Monopoly game. The game has returned to its traditional schedule this year with a fall launch. The fast-food giant last year caught everyone off guard by launching the game two months early —…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:46pm -
  • How to get the most mileage out of baby gear

    How to get the most mileage out of baby gear

    Dawn PapandreaIf you’ve ever shopped for baby stuff, you know that it’s very easy to see your paycheck disappear in a flash. So. Much. Stuff! Do babies really need all of these things, you might wonder? Probably not, but you ultimately buy everyt…
    - 22 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 7:00am -

MintLife Blog

  • New!Wedding Gifts: What’s Proper and What’s Not?
    If it’s been awhile since you’ve attended a wedding, or if you’re a young adult whose friends are just starting to tie the knot, you may feel clueless about buying wedding gifts. You’re not alone: giving gifts for big life occasions can be tr…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:30pm -
  • Winterproof your Home on a Budget (Infographic)

    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 4:22pm -
  • 4 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing a Daily Deal
    At this point in time, there’s a real good chance that half the e-mails you receive and that aren’t immediately filtered to your Spam folder are for Daily Deals. Sites like Groupon and Living Social bombard you with multiple intriguing offers eve…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • MintFamily with Beth Kobliner: 5 Money Lessons to Teach Our Daughters
    If you have sons, you know that they are much smarter than your daughters. And it follows logically that you’d talk to your boys about important issues of the day much more than you would your girls. If I made these statements just about anywhere t…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 8:39am -
  • The 411 on 401(k)s
    You got the job. Congratulations! At the orientation, the benefits office is going to give you a huge booklet about your retirement plan (or a link to a website that would cause a laser printer to catch fire if you tried to print it all). Here’s wh…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 9:18pm -
  • 5 Spook-tacular Ways to Save on Halloween
    Did you know that the average American household is expected to spend $125 on Halloween this year? If you want to trim that number, here are some ways to save this spooky season: Nasty Noises Once upon a time you had to buy sound effects on a cassett…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • 5 Money Moves for Fall
    After a busy summer, you’re likely ready for things to slow down a bit. But are you ready to deal with your financial situation? Do you have an action plan?  Here are five money moves you should consider making this fall: Prepare for rising intere…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • How Football Fans Prep for the Game (Infographic)
    Watching football isn’t just a matter of turning on the TV or showing up to the stadium to cheer for your team. There are preparations to be made! From tailgating, to rituals, to superstitions — find out how Americans prep for the big game. Click…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • 10 Important Tips for ATM Safety
    Just as with mindful budgeting, awareness and common sense make up the foundation of ATM safety. It can be easy to lose sight of the risks associated with ATMs given how convenient they are, but cameras and skimming devices that can scan account and…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 6:24pm -
  • Why Managing Your Personal Finances is Easier Than You Think
    No longer do you need many hours and an abacus to manage your personal finances. In fact, doing so is a lot easier than you think! Technology has a come a long way, making it a breeze to keep track of what you’re spending, where, create budgets, sp…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:13pm -

MoneyNing

  • New!5 Tried and Tested Methods to Save Hundreds on Auto Repair Bills
    There are two primary reasons to visit your local dealership: either to buy a new car, or have your current car serviced. Do you dread the latter? A few years ago my answer would have been “Yes”. Visits to the service department used to make me…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • How to Make Being a Stay-at-Home Mom a Reality
    Many times when people ask me what I do, I get mixed responses when I explain that I’m a stay-at-home mom. Some people are a little put off by it (which is totally fine), while others look at me as if I have stumbled upon this lucky coin in life.…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • 4 Ways to Save for a Cruise Trip Without Earning More Money
    A few months ago, a group of my husband’s online gaming friends mentioned they’re planning to take an Alaskan cruise next spring or fall, and invited us to join. While we’ve mentioned the idea of taking a cruise some time in the future, this co…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • 3 Reasons You MUST Have an Emergency Fund Before Paying Off Debt
    So you’ve made that very difficult first step and decided it’s time to do something about your debt. Maybe you’ve reached the end of your financial rope. Perhaps you signed up for a money management program, enrolled in a debt relief plan, or…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Why Saving for My Kids’ College Education Is Not My Priority
    College tuition has steadily been increasing over the past several decades. In the last five years alone, it has skyrocketed up 28.9 percent. While the four-year cost for an in-state university was around $38,000 in 2013, the price tag is projected t…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Oh, THIS is Why People Like “Real” Jobs
    My husband finally has a “real” job. He’s no longer an adjunct; he has a full-time job at a school that seems to like that he prioritizes students and learning. With that full-time job comes benefits — and it’s amazing how much they’re af…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • 7 Surprising Costs & Fees You’ll Pay When Buying a House
    You’ve spent the past few years cleaning up your credit and stashing away enough cash to qualify for your dream home. And now, the time has come to seal the deal. But there’s only one problem: you only accounted for the monthly principal, interes…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • How Much Money I Made Flipping Baby Clothes
    I’ve talked before about earning side money by reselling used children’s items. After visiting a local thrift store, I thought it would be fun to give a better example of how much money can be made doing this. (Not to spoil the mystery — but I…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Does a Higher Price Always Mean Higher Quality?
    Market analysts have discovered something surprising about human nature. When choosing a product we don’t know much about, we automatically assume the highest-priced item is also the highest quality. This carries over into our sensory perceptions,…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • The Shocking Discovery I Made When I Actually Read My Garbage Bill
    In early 2012, my garbage company offered me a deal: commit to them for two years, and in return, they wouldn’t raise my rates. Prices are always increasing, so I thought it would be smart to agree. I found my latest garbage bill in the mailbox thi…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • How to Keep Your Family’s Grocery Bill Under $400 a Month
    Between myself and my two kids, ages 4 and 5, I rarely spend more than $400 a month on groceries. I don’t use coupons, I don’t search the sales fliers, and I’m not particularly fond of cooking everything from scratch. Ever since I decided to ta…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Investors, Watch Out for This Fatal Flaw
    If you want to build wealth over the long haul, investing is a great way to go. It’s important, however, to not become overconfident — as it can quickly undo a lot of the progress you make. Where Does Overconfidence Come From? A few months ago, m…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 12:00pm -

Deal Seeking Mom

  • New!I Got My Target Beauty Box! | Full and Trial Size Samples $7 Shipped

    I Got My Target Beauty Box! | Full and Trial Size Samples $7 Shipped

    I shared this offer for a Target Beauty Box back on October 6th, and my box came last week! So of course I wanted to share the contents with you all, because it really is a very good deal. Here's what was in my box: Full Size L'Oréal Colour Riche Ex…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:15pm -
  • New!Good Cook Measuring Spoon Set $1 + FREE Shipping

    Good Cook Measuring Spoon Set $1 + FREE Shipping

    You can add these handy Good Cook Classic Set of 4 Plastic Measuring Spoons for $1 to your order at Amazon.com today - plus you'll enjoy FREE Super Saver Shipping too. This is an Add-On Item, which means it will ship for FREE with your qualifying ord…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:05pm -
  • New!Halloween Mega Toy Pack $16.95

    Halloween Mega Toy Pack $16.95

    Get ready for Halloween with this fun 157 Piece Mega Halloween Novelty Toy Pack for $16.95! This mega pack includes: 12 Halloween Ducks, 12 Halloween Pencils, 12 Halloween Sticker Sheets; 48 Halloween Erasers; 72 Halloween Glitter Tattoos & Sticker R…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:50pm -
  • New!13 Nights of Halloween on ABC Family

    13 Nights of Halloween on ABC Family

    This evening through Halloween night you can enjoy 13 Nights of Halloween on ABC Family.  You may find some new family favorites in this line-up: Monday, 10/20 The Nightmare Before Christmas (6:30 – 8 PM ET/PT) The Hunger Games (8 – 11 PM ET/P)…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:40pm -
  • New!Kleenex Tissues $0.78/Box!

    Kleenex Tissues $0.78/Box!

    Here's a great deal available on Amazon right now - just in time to help you out during this coming cold and flu season.  You can get Kleenex Facial Tissues, 85 Count (Pack of 36) for as low as $0.78 a box! Here's how: Kleenex Facial Tissue, 85 Coun…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • New!Colgate Total Toothpaste FREE at Walgreens

    Colgate Total Toothpaste FREE at Walgreens

    You can score some FREE Colgate Total Toothpaste at Walgreens this week when you combine a Register Rewards offer with a new printable coupon! Here's the deal: Colgate Total Toothpaste, $3.50 ea. Get $3 Register Rewards wyb a participating Colgate To…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:25pm -
  • New!Disney Infinity Phineas & Ferb Toy Pack $10.99

    Disney Infinity Phineas & Ferb Toy Pack $10.99

    Right now on Amazon you can get Disney Infinity Phineas & Ferb Toy Pack for $10.99 (reg. $29.99)! The Phineas & Ferb Box Pack includes Phineas and Agent P with a Phineas and Ferb Texture Set and Skydome Power Discs too. Thanks, "Cents"able Momma! Dis…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:20pm -
  • New!B2G1 FREE Melissa & Doug Arts and Crafts

    B2G1 FREE Melissa & Doug Arts and Crafts

    Right now on Amazon you can Buy 2, Get one FREE Melissa & Doug select Arts and Crafts! This sale includes jumbo coloring pads, sticker pads and more. These are add-on items, which means they will ship for FREE with your qualifying order over $35. Tha…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:10pm -
  • New!Bush’s Chili Beans FREE at Walmart

    Bush’s Chili Beans FREE at Walmart

    You can combine coupons and an Ibotta rebate offer to score THREE cans of Bush's Chili Beans for FREE at Walmart this week!  Here's how: Bush’s Chili Beans, $0.84 ea. $1/3 Bush’s Chili Beans (Ibotta Deposit) $0.55/1 Bush’s Best Chili Beans, ex…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:10pm -
  • New!Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage $0.64 at Target

    Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage $0.64 at Target

    Here's a new $1/1 Hillshire Farm American Craft Rope Sausage and Links Printable that helps make a great deal at Target this week. You can pick up some Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage for as low as $0.64 each with your coupon and a Target Cartwheel cou…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • New!FREE Rental from Redbox

    FREE Rental from Redbox

    Enjoy a FREE one-day rental from Redbox today! Just use promo code OCT20 either online or at your local kiosk to reserve your rental. This code is valid today (10/20) only! If you haven't used it before, you can try DVDONME if you're new to Redbox -…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:50pm -
  • New!Battat Take-Apart Airplane $17.90 + FREE Shipping

    Battat Take-Apart Airplane $17.90 + FREE Shipping

    Right now on Amazon you can get this fun Battat Take-A-Part Airplane for $17.90 (reg. $27.99) with FREE Super Saver Shipping on your order over $35, or with your Amazon Prime membership. Airplane size: 9.75" X 9.75" X 6.25" Includes 21 vehicle parts…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:40pm -
  • New!Toluna Survey: Possible FREE Swarzkopf Gliss Smooth Hair Oil

    Toluna Survey: Possible FREE Swarzkopf Gliss Smooth Hair Oil

    Login or register with Toluna to take a survey and earn points for great prizes - like a FREE Swarzkopf Gliss Smooth Hair Oil! Toluna Survey: Possible FREE Swarzkopf Gliss Smooth Hair Oil was first posted on October 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm. ©2008-14 Dea…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:30pm -
  • New!Earn 25 Recyclebank Points

    Earn 25 Recyclebank Points

    Here's a new Learn & Earn Opportunity on Recyclebank! We're about to enter a major sugar rush soon…keep things sweet by disposing of the candy wrappers responsibly. You'll earn 25 points along the way. Here's how to earn your points: Register or Lo…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:20pm -
  • New!Birthstone Necklace $4.99 + FREE Shipping!

    Birthstone Necklace $4.99 + FREE Shipping!

    Today on Cents of Style you can score a Birthstone Necklace for $4.99 with FREE Shipping! This is a #Stylesteals sale - which means it's a flash sale and only available while supplies last.  This necklace is a 16" delicate gold colored chain with 3…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:50pm -
  • New!Sony HiDef POV Action Video Camera $139.99 + FREE Shipping

    Sony HiDef POV Action Video Camera $139.99 + FREE Shipping

    Amazon's Gold Box Deal of the Day includes a Sony High Definition POV Action Video Camera (HDR-AS30V) for $139.99 (reg. $299.99)!  Plus you'll enjoy FREE Super Saver Shipping too, or FREE 2-day shipping with your Amazon Prime membership.  Often Dea…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:45pm -
  • New!Meijer Deals Week of 10/19/14

    Meijer Deals Week of 10/19/14

    Sarah from Give Me Neither is the Deal Seeking Mom Store Expert for Meijer. At Give Me Neither, Sarah finds joy in helping her readers simplify saving, showing that there's a place for quality even in a budget and that living richly doesn't mean you…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:30pm -
  • New!Olaf Beanie $6.90 + FREE Shipping

    Olaf Beanie $6.90 + FREE Shipping

    Right now on Amazon you can get this super-cute Olaf Snowman Beanie for $6.90 with FREE Shipping.  This is a Ty 6" plush Olaf - perfect for warm hugs! Thanks, She Saved! Olaf Beanie $6.90 + FREE Shipping was first posted on October 20, 2014 at 1:00…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • New!iPhone 5 Gel Case 3-Pack $2.41 + FREE Shipping

    iPhone 5 Gel Case 3-Pack $2.41 + FREE Shipping

    Right now on Amazon you can pick up this iPhone 5 Gel Case 3-Pack (includes Clear, Hot Pink, and Neon Green) for $2.41 with FREE shipping. These could be fun stocking stuffers! Thanks, Passion for Savings! iPhone 5 Gel Case 3-Pack $2.41 + FREE Shippi…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • New!Target Halloween Costumes 40% off

    Target Halloween Costumes 40% off

    Are you using Target Mobile Coupons on your smartphone or tablet? (You can sign up now to be alerted of new Target Mobile coupons.) Right now you can text SPOOKY4 to 827438 for a new $10 off your $40 Halloween Costumes and Accessories Purchase (Targe…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 3:00pm -

Credit.com Blog

  • New!Strange But True Stories of Debt Collection

    Strange But True Stories of Debt Collection

    In 2005, our reader who goes by the screen name “frustrated in California” stopped paying on one of his credit cards. Now, nearly 10 years later, a collection agency is suing him and claims he made a payment of $200 in October 2010. He wrote: I…
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • New!13 Retailers Where You Can Use Apple Pay Today

    13 Retailers Where You Can Use Apple Pay Today

    Apple Pay is now available to some iPhone and iPad users, with Monday marking the start of Apple’s new mobile payment system many have dubbed “the credit card killer.” CEO Tim Cook announced the program launch at a company event Oct. 16, about…
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • New!How One Marine Is Getting Out of Debt Before Retirement

    How One Marine Is Getting Out of Debt Before Retirement

    M. Sgt. Rachel Gause knows a bit about discipline and focus from her military career, but when it came to finance, something was going wrong, and she knew it. She wants to be debt-free when she is eligible to retire (that will be August 2016), so…
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • New!The Right Way to Remove Someone From Your Credit Card

    The Right Way to Remove Someone From Your Credit Card

    There are plenty of reasons why you may want to add someone to your credit card account, either as a joint account holder or as an authorized user. But later, you might change your mind, or have a good reason to revoke that person’s access to you…
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • How to Make Your Home Stand Out on the Market

    How to Make Your Home Stand Out on the Market

    If you are looking to buy a home, it’s nice to have a lot of options. During a buyer’s market, there are more homes for sale than people to buy them. This puts buyers somewhat in control of the negotiation. And it means as the seller, you have to…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • How I Paid Off $50K of Debt in Less Than 3 Years

    How I Paid Off $50K of Debt in Less Than 3 Years

    Graduating from college debt-free feels really good. When Ja’Net Adams got her degree from South Carolina State in 2003, she was one of those fortunate students who started her adult life without debt, and things went along really well for her. Sh…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • 8 Secrets to Making a Budget You Can Actually Live With

    8 Secrets to Making a Budget You Can Actually Live With

    Some people refer to budgets as a “money diet.” That’s an unfortunate choice of words given the negative connotations associated with dieting: reduced options, deprivation, maybe even pain. That’s not to say that diets aren’t important. And…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • 7 Money Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Marriage

    7 Money Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Marriage

    Are you wondering whether you and your betrothed will have a love that lasts a lifetime? Then you need to forget about the kids, the in-laws and the s-e-x for a minute. When it comes to whether you’ll remain together until death do you part, it’s…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • Don’t Get Tricked: Identity Protection Tips You Need

    Don’t Get Tricked: Identity Protection Tips You Need

    October is a really fun month. The weather is turning, fall is in the air, and, of course, there’s Halloween! But how can consumers make sure that October is full of treats, while not falling for any scammers’ tricks? By arming themselves with th…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • When Internet Ads Attack

    When Internet Ads Attack

    Malicious advertising, or malvertising, continues to pose a profound hazard, making visits to some of the Internet’s most popular websites a dicey proposition. Cisco researchers have identified a criminal ring, christened the “Kyle and Stan” Ma…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • 4 Things You Shouldn’t Overlook When Buying a Home

    4 Things You Shouldn’t Overlook When Buying a Home

    The process of homebuying can be overwhelming — from figuring out how much house you can afford to determining what you truly need in that home. Between all the numbers and logistics, it is easy to leave a few things off the checklist. Check out…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • Obama Announces Plan to Fight Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud

    Obama Announces Plan to Fight Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud

    Americans worry about a lot of things these days. Some pose real threats, and others are just scary. Today the president tackled threats that are unquestionably real issues in the day-to-day lives of countless Americans: identity theft and credit ca…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • Even Obama’s Credit Card Has Been Declined

    Even Obama’s Credit Card Has Been Declined

    Following a speech Friday at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in which President Obama discussed an executive order that would require security upgrades to government-issued debit and credit cards, the commander in chief shared one of his own…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 5:40pm -
  • How Soon Can I Buy a House After Bankruptcy or Foreclosure?

    How Soon Can I Buy a House After Bankruptcy or Foreclosure?

    Bouncing back from bankruptcy or foreclosure takes time. But that doesn’t mean you have to shelve your homebuying aspirations for some interminable stretch. They’re called “boomerang buyers” for a reason. Consumers may be able to close on a h…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • 5 Signs You Can Retire Early

    5 Signs You Can Retire Early

    While you’re at work, it can be comforting to dream about the possibility of retirement — planning the activities, calculating how much savings you need to retire and beginning the countdown. But maybe you don’t have to wait as long as you tho…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • 7 Things to Do When You Get a New Credit Card

    7 Things to Do When You Get a New Credit Card

    A mysterious, non-descript envelope finds its way into your mailbox one day. It weighs a bit more than other letters, so you open it up to find a shiny new credit card. Perhaps you have recently opened a new account, or maybe it is a replacement for…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • 850,000 Job Seekers May Have Been Exposed By Government Data Breach

    850,000 Job Seekers May Have Been Exposed By Government Data Breach

    The Oregon Department of Employment has identified more than 850,000 Oregonians whose personal information may have been compromised by a security vulnerability in its job search database, WorkSource Oregon. Unemployed Oregonians register for the dat…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • Government Workers Go On Credit Card Spending Spree & You Get the Bill

    Government Workers Go On Credit Card Spending Spree & You Get the Bill

    A lot of people have trouble keeping their credit card spending under control — ideally, those people aren’t government employees using taxpayer-funded payment cards. In a congressional hearing Tuesday, federal auditors described purchase-card m…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 5:35pm -
  • Why the Feds Need to Step In on Payday Loans

    Why the Feds Need to Step In on Payday Loans

    The Pew Charitable Trusts recently released the fourth report in its series Payday Lending in America. The focus this time is on fraud and abuse in online lending. The report calls out payday loan structures that are designed to prolong indebtednes…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 4:01am -
  • Do You Know the Differences Between Credit & Debit Cards?

    Do You Know the Differences Between Credit & Debit Cards?

    They’re both plastic, but credit and debit cards are very different forms of payment. The card you choose at the cash register might have a huge impact on your future, so make sure you understand what you’re doing next time you pull out your wal…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 4:01am -

Consumerism Commentary

  • New!The One Action You Need to Take in Any Market Correction

    The One Action You Need to Take in Any Market Correction

    As of today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has erased all of its gains this year. We’re not quite in “market correction” territory, though. The S&P 500 is still up year-to-date, but it isn’t presenting as fantastic a return as was evident…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:11pm -
  • Mark Cuban Wants to Cap Student Loans at $10,000

    Mark Cuban Wants to Cap Student Loans at $10,000

    We expect much from people we see on television. And it’s worse when we perceive someone to be smart and talented, even if they’re speaking beyond their area of expertise. We think someone who is a great community leader or someone who is a great…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 7:21pm -
  • Hard Work and Practice Can’t Guarantee Success

    Hard Work and Practice Can’t Guarantee Success

    I’ve written extensively about taking control of one’s own finances. My life changed for me when I realized I had more control over my personal situation than I previously believed. Every human has the power to make every decision based on a futu…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 9:22pm -
  • How Do You Determine Your House’s Value?

    How Do You Determine Your House’s Value?

    Yesterday, I pointed out that the house you live in is an essential part of your net worth calculation. But determining the value of your house, especially if it’s the house you live in and not something you track as an investment, can be tricky. I…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:00pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Betsey S, August 2014

    Naked With Cash: Betsey S, August 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…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:25pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, August 2014

    Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, August 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…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 3:53pm -
  • You Need to Include Your House in Your Net Worth

    You Need to Include Your House in Your Net Worth

    Naked With Cash participants include their houses in their net worth, if they own houses. Is that really necessary?You Need to Include Your House in Your Net Worth is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 21 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 5:58pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Brian, August 2014

    Naked With Cash: Brian, August 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…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 4:28pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, August 2014

    Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, August 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…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 3:49pm -
  • Tipping Housekeepers: Whose Responsibility Is It to Pay Hotel Staff?

    Tipping Housekeepers: Whose Responsibility Is It to Pay Hotel Staff?

    The prevalence of tipping is simply a fact of society. On several occasions, a friend of mine bemoaned the perceived necessity of tipping a specified amount to restaurant servers while dining out. He would ask the rest of our friends eating together…
    - 35 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 2:35pm -
  • Reader Question: Where Is My Cash Now?

    Reader Question: Where Is My Cash Now?

    A reader asks where I keep my savings and whether I'm still a customer of Capital One 360.Reader Question: Where Is My Cash Now? is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 41 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 11:27pm -
  • Why Most Millennials Don’t Have Credit Cards

    Why Most Millennials Don’t Have Credit Cards

    According to a new survey, 63% of Millennials own no credit cards. For this poll, the Millennial generation is defined as those in the United States aged 18 to 29. The survey, put together by BankRate, attempts to get to the root cause for the lack o…
    - 42 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 3:54pm -
  • 7 Essential Money Ideas for College Freshmen

    7 Essential Money Ideas for College Freshmen

    It was a long time ago, but I remember my first few weeks of college. Twenty years ago last month, I left my home state of New Jersey to live on campus at a neighboring state and to pursue my education degree. I had been away from home before for ext…
    - 47 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • The Root Cause of Your Financial Problems and the Source of Your Success

    The Root Cause of Your Financial Problems and the Source of Your Success

    Any person is a product of his or her environment to a significant extent. And because so much of our personality is formed when we are under the age of ten, there’s something to be said for the benefits of being a child within a family situation t…
    - 48 days ago, 2 Sep 14, 9:47pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Betsey S, July 2014

    Naked With Cash: Betsey S, July 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…
    - 53 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 1:33am -
  • Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, July 2014

    Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, July 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, 27 Aug 14, 5:47pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, July 2014

    Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, July 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, 26 Aug 14, 8:23pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Brian, July 2014

    Naked With Cash: Brian, July 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…
    - 56 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 3:50pm -
  • Quicken 2015 for Mac Review and Giveaway

    Quicken 2015 for Mac Review and Giveaway

    I have one free download code for Quicken 2015 for Mac to give away to a lucky reader. Instructions are at the bottom of this article. It’s been nine years since Intuit released a version of Quicken that was both fully-featured and designed to run…
    - 60 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 3:48pm -
  • Wells Fargo Improving Transaction Posting Order

    Wells Fargo Improving Transaction Posting Order

    Banks typically look for every possible instance to charge customers to fees. That’s why it’s particularly important to stay aware of your bank account balances. With the increasing popularity of automatic payments (outgoing) or automatic withdra…
    - 61 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:17am -
  • Should You Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

    Should You Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

    If you’ve been online in the past week or two, you have no doubt seen viral videos of strangers — and maybe even your friends — dumping buckets of ice over their heads. There is a charitable cause behind these videos. Most, or at least some, of…
    - 61 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 6:41pm -
  • FICO Score 9: Fair Isaac Changing Credit Score Algorithm Again

    FICO Score 9: Fair Isaac Changing Credit Score Algorithm Again

    FICO Score 9 is an improvement over FICO 08, and may be more consumer friendly and fair. But will it have any overall effect for consumers?FICO Score 9: Fair Isaac Changing Credit Score Algorithm Again is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Co…
    - 70 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 3:26pm -
  • Beware the Inspirational Story or Your Wallet Will Suffer

    Beware the Inspirational Story or Your Wallet Will Suffer

    Storytelling is powerful, and is the smart marketer's tool for separating consumers with their money. Watch out for inspirational stories.Beware the Inspirational Story or Your Wallet Will Suffer is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumer…
    - 73 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 3:55pm -
  • How Depression Threatens Financial Well-Being

    How Depression Threatens Financial Well-Being

    Depression prevents people from making what other would consider "logical" financial decisions.How Depression Threatens Financial Well-Being is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 76 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 6:36pm -
  • 15 Actions Families Are Taking Today to Make College More Affordable

    15 Actions Families Are Taking Today to Make College More Affordable

    Sallie Mae's recent report explains the results of the latest survey on how American families pay for college.15 Actions Families Are Taking Today to Make College More Affordable is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? S…
    - 77 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 11:15pm -

Christian Personal Finance

  • New!7 Thoughtful Ways Raise Non-Materialistic Children

    7 Thoughtful Ways Raise Non-Materialistic Children

    Ironically, many children raised in wealth demonstrate the same tendencies as those who are raised in extreme poverty: depression, despair, attempted suicide, drug and alcohol use, and shoplifting. Why this behavior? The parents, who are way too busy…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • 5 Things To Do When You’re Discouraged Beyond Measure

    5 Things To Do When You’re Discouraged Beyond Measure

    As you look back on what you've accomplished so far this year, do you cringe? I have some encouragement for you.
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  • 20 Fun Alternative Ideas for Halloween

    20 Fun Alternative Ideas for Halloween

    Fall is one of my favorite seasons! I’m always looking forward to the leaves changing colors, the crispness in the air and everything pumpkin. With the arrival of Autumn… it seems as though many look forward to Halloween and focus on Halloween on…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 4:06pm -
  • 7 Ways to Go to College for Free

    7 Ways to Go to College for Free

    Tuition. Fees. Books. It all adds up! College can be ridiculously expensive, but it doesn't have to be. Don't accept the idea that you're going to pay an arm and a leg for college. You can go to college for free.
    - 6 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 4:12pm -
  • 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Even Begin to Budget

    5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Even Begin to Budget

    Your budget has to make sense to you or you are never going to use it. Just because you found some cool spreadsheet online does not mean that you are now good to go. If you do not make it your own, it won't go anywhere.
    - 7 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • Is Refinancing Your Mortgage Always a Good Idea?

    Is Refinancing Your Mortgage Always a Good Idea?

    The possibility of a lower monthly house payment would be welcome by any homeowner, but lower payments aren’t always what they seem. And what about those who are not in a position to refinance – are they out of luck?
    - 10 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • 5 Ways that Men and Women Spend Their Money Differently

    5 Ways that Men and Women Spend Their Money Differently

    Men and women, generally speaking, spend their money differently. Perhaps you're already thinking of a few ways. Whether you're a man or a woman, some of the ways mentioned here might surprise you – or come as no shock at all.
    - 12 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 6:20pm -
  • 3 Ways to Learn Spanish Online for Free

    3 Ways to Learn Spanish  Online for Free

    Spanish is a fantastic language to learn (it's one of the top spoken languages in the world), but it isn't always easy. Besides the difficultly of learning a new language, there are cost considerations. Taking Spanish classes at a university or commu…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 9:12pm -
  • 25 DIY Gift ideas for Boss’s Day that may just get you that Raise!

    25 DIY Gift ideas for Boss’s Day that may just get you that Raise!

    Boss’s Day is just around the corner! If you didn’t know already, this year Boss’s Day is on Thursday, October 16th. Do you give a gift to your boss, showing your gratitude? If you do, we want to help you out! There’s no need spending mad cas…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 7:37pm -
  • How to Best Use Your Extra Paychecks

    How to Best Use Your Extra Paychecks

    The problem with extra paychecks is that most people don't have a plan for them. What happens to your money when you don't have a plan? It disappears with nothing to show for it. Here is how to put that money to work for you.
    - 14 days ago, 6 Oct 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…
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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

  • How to Get The Best Deals at the Flea Market

    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • The Best Apple News Today is Not the iPad Air 2 or Mini 3
    iPads are too damn expensive. There, I said it. Oh, wait, I’ve been saying that for years. How you can justify paying $399 for an iPad Mini when an Amazon Kindle Fire HD starts at $139? Or $499 for the entry-level iPad Air when Google’s (admitte…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:20pm -
  • The Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Your Money
    Halloween is the greatest. It is both scary and full of candy, two unrelated themes that somehow work perfectly together. But Halloween can get expensive quickly. In addition to costume expenses, you also have to shell out for candy, which, according…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • The Nexus 9 is here! The Nexus 9 is here! (Meh.)
    Just a day before Apple takes the wraps off what is rumored to be a new iPad, Google trotted out some new hardware of its own: the Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus Player streaming box, and, of particular interest to yours truly, a new tablet — the Nexus…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 8:30pm -
  • Get Your Pumpkin Spice Fix With These Tasty Options
    It is hard to believe that it was just a decade ago when Starbucks first launched the much lauded Pumpkin Spice Latte, and with it invented the season we now know of as “Fall.” It’s hard to believe that there was a time in our lives when we did…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • Your Cheap & Awesome Guide to Route 66 – California
    “The Mother Road,” “Main Street of America,” “Will Rogers Highway” – whatever you call it, Route 66 is American as it gets it. Spanning over 2400 miles from Los Angeles to Chicago, Route 66 represents many things to many people – a ne…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • The 17 Best Trick-or-Treat Spots in Los Angeles
    Los Angeles is objectively the best city in the world, but it’s also sprawling and full of nightmarish traffic. If you’re going to shell out money for your kids’ costumes (and possibly your own costume), you want to make sure you’re optimizin…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • 6 Terrible Kickstarter Campaigns Not Worth Your Money
    Crowdfunding has given us some wonderful things – a gun that shoots salt at bugs (aka your friends), a wristwatch you’re not cool enough to pull off, and even a new reason to make fun of Zach Braff. But how do you sort through the tens of thousa…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 1:00pm -

My Money Blog

  • New!Early Retirement Portfolio Asset Allocation Update – October 2014

    Early Retirement Portfolio Asset Allocation Update – October 2014

    Here’s an update on my investment portfolio holdings for Q3 2014. This includes tax-deferred accounts like 401(k)s and taxable brokerage holdings, but excludes things like physical property and cash reserves (emergency fund). The purpose of this po…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:23am -
  • Which SUV, Minivan, or Crossover Is The Most Space-Efficient?

    Which SUV, Minivan, or Crossover Is The Most Space-Efficient?

    In the October 2014 issue of Car and Driver magazine, they have an article “Space Exploration” comparing the space-efficiency of “hatchbacked” vehicles – hatchbacks, wagons, crossovers, SUVs, vans. Their definition of space efficiency was c…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 6:17am -
  • Comparing Three Major Levers You Can Pull On Your Retirement Portfolio

    Comparing Three Major Levers You Can Pull On Your Retirement Portfolio

    One of the most popular posts on the Vanguard blog is My one piece of investing advice by Andy Clarke. Let’s start with the following baseline scenario: Investor begins working at 25, but starts saving at age 35. 12% savings rate Moderate asset all…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 6:51am -
  • Coupon Code: $10 off $100 at Costco.com

    Coupon Code: $10 off $100 at Costco.com

    You can get a one-time use coupon code for $10 off a $100+ purchase at Costco.com if you visit SavingsTooBig.com and share the deal. I’d say the easiest option is Twitter as I didn’t even have to actually post the tweet to get the code (although…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 6:48am -
  • Chase Ink Plus Business Card Review: $500 Cash, $625 Travel, or 50,000 Rewards Points Bonus

    Chase Ink Plus Business Card Review: $500 Cash, $625 Travel, or 50,000 Rewards Points Bonus

    Chase has a new small biz credit card, called the Ink Plus® Business Card. It turns out to be very similar to the Chase Ink Bold Business card (full review), but with the important difference that the Ink Plus is a credit card where you can carry a…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:07am -
  • Amazon Promo: Buy $50 of Household Essentials, Get $15 Gift Card

    Amazon Promo: Buy $50 of Household Essentials, Get $15 Gift Card

    Amazon is running a promotion where if you buy $50 of select Household & Beauty Essentials, you will get a $15 Amazon.com gift card (add it to your cart and it’ll show as free upon checkout). Eligible items include Bounty paper towels, Charmin Ultr…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:04am -
  • Infographic Map: Cell Phone Taxes By State

    Infographic Map: Cell Phone Taxes By State

    The nonpartisan Tax Foundation has released a new report on Wireless Taxation in the United States 2014. The average US wireless consumer pays 17% in combined federal, state, and local taxes and fees. Folks in Chicago, Baltimore, Omaha, and New York…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 6:16am -
  • Truvia Natural Sweetener Class Action Settlement

    Truvia Natural Sweetener Class Action Settlement

    Cargill has settled a lawsuit alleging their Truvia Natural sweeteners were not so “natural” because they contained ingredients that were highly processed and/or derived from genetically modified organisms (“GMOs”) and that the descriptions o…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 6:15am -
  • Citi® Double Cash Card Review: Earn 1% When You Buy + 1% As You Pay

    Citi® Double Cash Card Review: Earn 1% When You Buy + 1% As You Pay

    Update: Certain existing Citi cards are now eligible for conversion to this new card. Details below*. Citi has just launched an all-new cash back credit card and it is actually quite compelling. With the Citi® Double Cash Card, as the name suggests…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 1:22am -
  • More Research on Buying Experiences vs. Things

    More Research on Buying Experiences vs. Things

    You’ve probably heard the advice that you should buy experiences and not things. (Except maybe when things help you experience.) This Atlantic article explores new findings from behavioral research about the differences between experiences and mate…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 1:18am -
  • Schwab To Announce Free Automated ETF Portfolio Manager?

    Schwab To Announce Free Automated ETF Portfolio Manager?

    Speaking of robo-advisors, Reuters reports that discount brokerage Schwab is “weeks away” from announcing their own automated online portfolio management service similar to what is provided by Betterment, Wealthfront, and FutureAdvisor. This is b…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 6:35am -
  • Investment Robo-Advisor Comparison Chart

    Investment Robo-Advisor Comparison Chart

    Automated portfolio management is the new hotness. In the coming years, I see a continued expansion of players followed by a lot of mergers and acquisitions. ETF.com analyst Elisabeth Kashner has finished her series on robo-advisors with a final comp…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 6:33am -
  • Baby Gear Reviews: Diaper Pails (Part 4)

    Baby Gear Reviews: Diaper Pails (Part 4)

    Here is Part 4 of my series on baby gear, organized in the order of Amazon’s Baby Registry. The entire multi-part series can be found with the Baby Gear tag here. This time I’ll talk about our experiences with diaper pails. Gotta put the poop som…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 6:22am -
  • Red Bull Class Action Settlement

    Red Bull Class Action Settlement

    Red Bull has settled a lawsuit alleging that their marketing and labeling misrepresents both the functionality and safety of Red Bull beverages. The Settlement Class includes all persons who made at least one purchase of Red Bull products in the Unit…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 6:21am -
  • Eat Anything You Want, Just Cook It Yourself

    Eat Anything You Want, Just Cook It Yourself


    - 14 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 7:25am -
  • Money Magazine Best Credit Card Rankings 2014

    Money Magazine Best Credit Card Rankings 2014

    The October 2014 issue of Money Magazine features their annual rankings of the “Best Credit Cards”. Here’s a condensed list of their top picks for various categories. I’ve written about most of them, and in those cases I’m linking to that p…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 7:59am -
  • Backup Hard Drives: Expect Failure and Plan Accordingly

    Backup Hard Drives: Expect Failure and Plan Accordingly

    In the past month, both of my Western Digital 1 TB external backup hard drives have failed on me. This was pretty disconcerting considering I bought two of them specifically so they could be redundant backups. I was a bit lazy and barely had enough t…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 7:52am -
  • Everyone’s So Busy. Where Does All The Time Go?

    Everyone’s So Busy.   Where Does All The Time Go?

    In the provocatively-titled article How Everything We Tell Ourselves About How Busy We Are Is A Lie, the writer interviews the director of the Americans’ Use of Time Project and takes data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics American Time Use Surve…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 6:01am -
  • Feel Like You’re Always Eating Out? You’re Not Alone.

    Feel Like You’re Always Eating Out?   You’re Not Alone.

    Here are some charts illustrating a couple of interesting food trends in the US. Americans are spending a smaller percentage of their income on food than ever. From America’s Shrinking Grocery Bill: In 1984, the average U.S. household spent 16.8 pe…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 7:04am -
  • Baby Gear Reviews: Baby Bottles and Accessories (Part 3)

    Baby Gear Reviews: Baby Bottles and Accessories (Part 3)

    Here is Part 3 of my series on baby gear, organized in the order of Amazon’s Baby Registry. The entire multi-part series can be found with the Baby Gear tag here. This time I’ll talk about our experiences with baby bottles. Our first baby was col…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 7:04am -
  • Pro Travel Tips: Never Ask If They Speak English

    Pro Travel Tips: Never Ask If They Speak English

    I’ve been getting back into podcasts while driving, and have been catching up on the Alton Brown podcast. In the Samantha Brown episode, she shared a good tip about international travel and language barriers that I’ve never read in a guidebook: N…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 10:45pm -
  • Discover Card 5% Back At Lowe’s, Shell Gas, or Walgreens

    Discover Card 5% Back At Lowe’s, Shell Gas, or Walgreens

    Discover It and Discover More cardholders may be able to get 5% cashback at your choice of one of the following stores: Applebee’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, Lowe’s, Olive Garden, Shell, or Walgreens from now until November 30th, 2014. Subject to a cap…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 10:39pm -
  • Math Skills + Social Skills = Higher Earnings $$$

    Math Skills + Social Skills = Higher Earnings $$$

    Here’s one for the tiger moms and overachiever parents. From a recent post on the Harvard Business Review blog: A recent paper from UCSB found that the return on being good at math has gone up over the last few decades, as has the return on having…
    - 22 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 7:13am -
  • American Express Small Business Saturday 2014 – $30 Total Bonus Per Card

    American Express Small Business Saturday 2014 – $30 Total Bonus Per Card

    Small Business Saturday details out for 2014! American Express has confirmed that they will bring back Small Business Saturday (SBS) on Saturday, November 29th – two days after Thanksgiving. The significant change this year is that now it is up to…
    - 22 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 7:04am -
  • 5% Cash Back Credit Cards: Rotating Categories Update 2014

    5% Cash Back Credit Cards: Rotating Categories Update 2014

    4th quarter activation now open for all cards. Holiday shopping is the theme, but I’m buying Amazon gift cards at the end to use over the next few months. The cards below offer a hefty 5% cash back on certain categories that rotate each quarter. W…
    - 25 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 8:49am -

PT Money

  • How to Balance Your Freelance Career With a Full-Time Job

    How to Balance Your Freelance Career With a Full-Time Job

    Editor’s Note: Here’s an excellent contribution from Ben Luthi, freelance writer and blogger who writes regularly at The Wealth Gospel. Let’s face it. Living the life of a corporate cog isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. But the thought of trying…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 8:17pm -
  • These Smart Home Improvements Will Help You Yield the Best Returns at Resale

    These Smart Home Improvements Will Help You Yield the Best Returns at Resale

    Have you ever considered a home improvement project? Perhaps you received a sizable tax return or company bonus and are looking to invest in your home. A home improvement project can be a great investment or it can actually be a waste of money in ter…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 1:30pm -
  • 15 Tips for Saving Money on Your Business Expenses Without Working Harder

    15 Tips for Saving Money on Your Business Expenses Without Working Harder

    Editor’s note: Enjoy this article from Mary Baker, from Get Your Biz in Order. She’s got some rich tips for small business owners who want to spend wisely. As entrepreneurs, we all like to see our revenue grow, right?  If you’ve ever started y…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 1:30pm -
  • 2 Money Leaks You Need to Stop Now

    2 Money Leaks You Need to Stop Now

    As stated on Wikipedia, the Gulf oil leak started on April 20, 2010 and was considered the largest in the history of the petroleum industry. Oil gushed for 87 days until it was sealed September 19, 2010. The government estimated that 4.9 million barr…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 12:30pm -
  • Should You Tell Your Boss About Your Part-Time Business?

    Should You Tell Your Boss About Your Part-Time Business?

    Are you a weekend, early morning, or late night warrior who works on their side business? Perhaps you do all three? Are you hustling so you can one day leave your day job and become your own boss? It’s not uncommon these days. Do you think it’s e…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 1:30pm -
  • On Stage or Screen: Here’s How to Earn a Living as an Actor

    On Stage or Screen: Here’s How to Earn a Living as an Actor

    Editor’s note: Today’s article comes from Stefanie O’Connell, a New York City based actress and freelance writer. Stefanie is also a frequent reader and commenter here on PT Money. I’m really honored to share her story. So you want to be an a…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 8:25pm -
  • How Do You Know if it’s Time to Retire?

    How Do You Know if it’s Time to Retire?

    Editor’s note: Obviously if you’re my age (late 30s) this question may not be the first thing on your mind each day – although, as someone who is interested in financial independence and early retirement, I do personally find it helpful to begi…
    - 28 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 1:43pm -
  • The Top Secrets of Successful Retirees

    The Top Secrets of Successful Retirees

    What if you could take a glimpse into your retirement future? What would it look like? Would your retirement goals be obtained and would you be living the lifestyle you currently desire in the later years? While you can’t see your future self in th…
    - 33 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • There Is No Spoon: Opting Out of the Consumerism Matrix

    There Is No Spoon: Opting Out of the Consumerism Matrix

    It’s hard for me to believe, but it’s been 15 years since the film The Matrix blew everyone’s mind. In the decade and a half since the film was released, the special effects and stunts that gave the movie such an overwhelming visual appeal have…
    - 41 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 6:48pm -
  • 10 Tips to Help Debt Proof Your Christmas & Catch up on Christmas Savings

    10 Tips to Help Debt Proof Your Christmas & Catch up on Christmas Savings

    As summer comes to a close people will soon begin thinking about fall plans and eventually, the holiday season. Yes, the holidays! I realize Christmas is 4 months away, but we all know that it will be here sooner than we think! Therefore, it’s impo…
    - 46 days ago, 4 Sep 14, 7:37pm -

Five Cent Nickel

  • New!Top 10 Money Mistakes New Parents Make

    Top 10 Money Mistakes New Parents Make

    Having a child is an exciting and exhausting experience. The feeling of holding your newborn in your arms cannot be described in words. Along with this exhilarating feeling, though, comes sleep deprivation, hectic schedules and the determination to p…
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • The Latest Occupational Hazard? Binge Working

    The Latest Occupational Hazard? Binge Working


    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • How California’s Drought Will Affect You

    How California’s Drought Will Affect You

    Statistically, 80 to 90 percent of you live outside of California. When you read reports of the drought in California, then, your reaction may be something like, “Bummer for those dudes. Patti, please pass the peas.” You might want to reconsider,…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • 9 Things I Wonder About IPOs

    9 Things I Wonder About IPOs

    The initial public offering (IPO) of the international e-commerce company Alibaba recently attracted a lot of attention — not to mention a couple billion dollars of investment money. This might be okay if it were an isolated occurrence, but lately…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • What the CIA Knows About Your Finances

    What the CIA Knows About Your Finances

    This post comes from Julia Chang at our partner site LearnVest. First it was your phone records; now it could be your financial transactions. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Central Intelligence Agency is collecting data from U.S. money-tra…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • Is retirement good for you or bad for you?

    Is retirement good for you or bad for you?

    A neighbor who lives directly below me in my condominium building wakes up before 6 a.m. each morning, gets dressed, skulks outside and on some days begins looking for parked vehicles of neighbors he doesn’t like. Under the protective cloak of a co…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • Planning a fun, frugal Halloween

    Planning a fun, frugal Halloween

    Tis’ time for the spookiest holiday of the year and a record number of Americans are planning to participate in the scare festival. According to the National Retail Federation, more than two-thirds (67.4 percent) of celebrants will buy Halloween c…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • 5 Ways to Keep Email From Taking Over Your Life

    5 Ways to Keep Email From Taking Over Your Life

    This post comes from Cathie Ericson at our partner site LearnVest. Do you feel like you spend half your day processing emails instead of actually working? You aren’t alone. Marsha Egan, C.E.O. of InboxDetox.com and author of “Inbox Detox and the…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • Did Apple Just Improve Card Security?

    Did Apple Just Improve Card Security?

    image: apple Which side are you on? The universe these days seems to be split into Apple lovers and Apple haters. The lovers anxiously awaited Apple’s annual model change, wondering what they were going to do to save us from that most dreaded of mo…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • Student Loan Reality Check

    Student Loan Reality Check

    With college students back in classes for the fall semester, their parents can only hope that they are making the best use of their time and money. There is a lot at stake — the amount of student loans outstanding is approaching $1.3 trillion, havi…
    - 22 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • Are You LinkedIn Optimized?

    Are You LinkedIn Optimized?

    This post comes from Shana Lebowitz at our partner site LearnVest. What if you had the chance to impress 277 million professionals at once—convincing them you’re exactly what each of their organizations is missing? As it turns out, you already h…
    - 25 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • Are Your Adult Children Destroying Your Retirement?

    Are Your Adult Children Destroying Your Retirement?

    I can still remember the days when the term “generation gap” was all the rage. Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s, that term was bandied about to describe the yawning philosophical chasm between Baby Boomers and their parents on topics as div…
    - 27 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • 10 Negotiation Tips for Introverts

    10 Negotiation Tips for Introverts

    After our home, our next major purchase will be a car. I am an introvert and I hate conflicts, so naturally negotiation is stressful for me. But if I don’t speak up, I know I will get the short end of the stick and pay a lot more money for the car.…
    - 29 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • The End of Two Buck Chuck?

    The End of Two Buck Chuck?

    photo: Wikimedia Commons We were at the Seattle airport a few years ago, my wife and I, checking in our baggage at the counter. We had some work to do in Chelan and were on our way back to Denver. As we made our way to the airport, we stopped at a Tr…
    - 34 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • 5 Reasons to be Optimistic About the Economy

    5 Reasons to be Optimistic About the Economy

    I find that defaulting to pessimism about the economy is a great way to hedge your emotional bets. If things turn out well, then I can count it a pleasant surprise. If things turn out badly, at least I have the satisfaction of having been right. Late…
    - 36 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Considering Homeownership

    5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Considering Homeownership


    - 38 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 5:48pm -
  • Meet the Enemy of Retirement Security: Procrastination

    Meet the Enemy of Retirement Security: Procrastination

    Last year, I signed up for a program called “Connections” through my college alma mater. The program is designed to bring a group of the college’s current juniors and seniors to the big city, for a pow-wow with both recent graduates and ancient…
    - 41 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • Should You Spend Your Money or Your Time?

    Should You Spend Your Money or Your Time?

    We’ve all heard that time is money. It can mean various things to various people. Over time, if you save and invest, you will have more money. If you waste time, the money you earn will be less. The clock is ticking, and every moment you aren’t…
    - 43 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • Fannie Mae is Ending the Home Path Program

    Fannie Mae is Ending the Home Path Program

    This post comes from Mike Nickele at our partner site Zing! I’ve got some good news and some bad news on the housing front. First, the good news: The market is ticking up and the inventory of foreclosed homes is dwindling. The bad news: For just t…
    - 45 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 1:05am -
  • Is Burger King Guilty of Tax Inversion?

    Is Burger King Guilty of Tax Inversion?

    “Burger King abdicates US citizenship,” shouted the normally staid BBC. Burger King seems to be vilified everywhere for its plan to merge with Tim Hortons, the Canadian breakfast giant. Why? This thing called tax inversion. The goal of this post…
    - 48 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • Saving for Retirement: How to Avoid the Roads to Ruin

    Saving for Retirement: How to Avoid the Roads to Ruin

    They say there are many paths to financial success, but if you accept the idea that these are two-way streets, that means there are also many paths to financial ruin. Maybe my view is skewed by the fact that people tend to come to me for financial ad…
    - 50 days ago, 1 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • Moving ASAP? Follow These Steps!

    Moving ASAP? Follow These Steps!

    This post comes from Anthony Fontana at our partner site Zing! Is there anything worse than moving? Before you call me lazy, I’m not talking about moving from the couch to the refrigerator for a beverage. I’m talking about moving from one home…
    - 53 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 8:00am -
  • I Was the Victim of a Financial Bully

    I Was the Victim of a Financial Bully

    These days, there’s a lot of attention being focused on the subject of bullying. This emphasis is well justified. The whole bullying experience tends to be destructive and wreak long-term consequences. As one who was, at times, both bullied and a b…
    - 55 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:00am -
  • Stretch Your Dollar with Fabulous Freebies

    Stretch Your Dollar with Fabulous Freebies

    After having my baby, I quit my job to stay home with her and money has been tight. Grocery couponing doesn’t work well for our family. So to stretch our dollars further without spending too much time and effort, I started paying attention to freeb…
    - 57 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 8:00am -
  • A Home Warranty Can Be a Great Safety Net for First-Time Home Buyers

    A Home Warranty Can Be a Great Safety Net for First-Time Home Buyers

    This post comes from Mike Nickele at our partner site Zing! First-time home buyers have enough to worry about, like finding the right house for the right price, coming up with a sensible down payment and securing a mortgage. After putting down a hef…
    - 60 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:00am -

$5 Dinners

  • 31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes: 5 Tasty Chili Recipes
    Chili might be my all time favorite thing to ‘double batch’ and freeze. I’ve not met a chili that I didn’t like, or that I couldn’t freeze. Below are a few of my favorite chili recipes, with all kinds of twists and (not-so) secret ingredien…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 9:00pm -
  • Freezer Friendly Stovetop Ratatouille
    Yes, you can freeze Ratatouille. You can. Really, you can. A friend on Facebook shared the other day… Throwing together a quick dinner at the last minute when one kid is eating only soft stuff due to new braces, another kid is a vegetarian, and the…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 9:00pm -
  • Sunday Coupon Preview – October 19
    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!  
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 11:01am -
  • 31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Enchiladas
    Yes, another enchilada recipe. (In case you missed it, here are the Chicken & Spinach Enchiladas.) Here’s what I dig about enchilada recipes. They are so delicious and so easy to put together…but they do take a little bit of time with the rolling…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 9:00pm -
  • 15 Best Casserole Recipes
    There is something so comforting about casseroles. The taste.  The ease of creating.  The yummy smells as it’s baking.  Also, I feel like I’m living in a different era when I throw one together.  And, of course, casseroles are usually super a…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 4:30pm -

Money Talks news

CreditCards.com Blog

  • Obama's credit card spurned by NYC eatery
    OK, show of hands: How many of you would have the crust to reject a credit card presented for payment, in person, by a fella named Barack Obama?It happened recently to the President of the United States of America. While in New York City Sept. 24 t…
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  • Student loan refis not for everyone
    Refinancing your student loan could potentially save you a bundle on interest. But lenders' requirements are so stringent that most borrowers are unlikely to qualify for the best deals.
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  • Terms to look out for in card agreements' fine print
    Reading your card agreement is a good way to avoid unpleasant surprises later. Here are a few of the most important terms to look for -- or look out for.
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  • Colleges should re-evaluate tuition payment policies
    While conducting a survey of 300 higher education institution's credit card payment policies for CreditCards.com, I learned there are many factors that play into whether colleges and universities accept credit card tuition payments but, at the end of…
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  • By blinding retailers, mobile payments may boost privacy
    If Apple Pay and similar mobile payment systems catch on with enough people, it will help undermine the data broker industry, which has been collecting and selling people's purchase histories for years. It may also help attract more privacy and secur…
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  • 3 ways to alleviate financial stress
    Over the past few months I've decided to combat my financial stress in more constructive ways instead of over-indulging or ignoring obligations. Here are some tips that have worked for me that may refresh your financial outlook:
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  • Will the next generation be better off?
    U.S. households are more bullish about their personal finances than they've been since 2009, according to a survey released Sept. 29 by Absolute Strategy Research. But a striking number of Americans are still skeptical that the "American Dream" remai…
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  • Auto and student loan debt? It's not all that bad
    I am officially the owner of a 3-year-old, new-to-me car and a $9,300 auto loan. If you've been following my student loan debt saga, this news may come as a surprise. I'll admit I've had a couple brief moments of buyer's remorse since signing the pap…
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  • How to get a credit card late payment fee waived in 4 easy steps
    It was all my fault, and I felt awful about it. Worse yet, I was stuck with it, unless I got a break.I'm talking about a $25 late payment penalty fee on a department store credit card that I opened within the last few months. As so many people have…
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  • First comes financial stability, then comes marriage, say young adults
    A substantial number of young people are bucking tradition and putting off marriage until they feel more financially secure, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.
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For the Mommas

  • New!Samsung 16.2MP Smart WiFi Digital Camera 12x Optical Zoom& 2.7″ LCD (Black) $97.99

    Samsung 16.2MP Smart WiFi  Digital Camera 12x Optical Zoom& 2.7″ LCD (Black) $97.99

    Amazon has a great deal on a Samsung WB35F 16.2MP Smart WiFi & NFC Digital Camera with 12x Optical Zoom and 2.7″ LCD (Black) for $97.99 with FREE shipping. Samsung”s state of the art NFC and Wi-Fi technology makes sharing images with friends and…
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  • New!{Pre-Order} Frozen Hide and Hug Olaf $15.99 {Similar to Elf on a Shelf}

    {Pre-Order}  Frozen Hide and Hug Olaf $15.99 {Similar to Elf on a Shelf}

    Here is a hot item for Christmas this year. Will Olaf be the new Elf On the Shelf? You can now Pre-Order the Frozen Hide and Hug Olaf right now for only $15.99, this is regularly priced at $27.00 This deluxe box features a brand-new story about Olaf…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • New!Weis: Cheer or Era Detergent $1.99

    Weis: Cheer or Era Detergent $1.99

    Starting from 10/20/14,  Cheer or Era Detergent will be on sale for $2.99 at Weis and you can get Cheer or Era Detergent for just at $1.99. Deal Idea: Buy (1) Cheer or Era Laundry Detergent $2.99 Use (1) $0.50/1 Cheer or Era Detergent (RP 10/12) and…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:30pm -
  • New!Dollar General: FREE Trident Gum

    Dollar General: FREE Trident Gum

    With a SmartSource Insert, head over to your nearest Dollar General Store to pick one Trident Gum Multi-Pack for FREE! Buy (1) Trident Gum Multipack 4ct Use (1) $1/2 Trident Gum Singles (SS 10/12) OR Use (1) Multipack , Bottle or Bag 18ct or larger…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:00pm -
  • New!$1.00 Vaseline Coupon & $25.00 Dollar General Giftcard Giveaway

    $1.00 Vaseline Coupon & $25.00 Dollar General Giftcard Giveaway

    Vaseline is made to keep your skin healed, but just how powerful is it? We’ve put it to the test in the driest regions of the U.S. to prove no matter where you go; you can still enjoy healed skin during the transition from fall to winter. And now y…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:32pm -
  • New!Rite Aid: Simple Cleansers $0.99

    Rite Aid: Simple Cleansers $0.99

    There is a $2.00 off any one Simple Brand Cleanser or Moisturizer Coupon. Plus, you can get $2 Up Rewards when you buy one. Get Simple Cleansers for as low as $0.99 after coupon and Reward. Deal Idea: Buy (1) Simple Cleanser $4.99 Use (1) $2.00/1 –…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:30pm -
  • New!Holiday Time 6.5 ‘ Pre-Lit Christmas Trees $39 Shipped

    Holiday Time 6.5 ‘ Pre-Lit Christmas Trees $39 Shipped

    Here are some great deals on Christmas Trees. You can get these Holiday Time 6.5 ‘ Pre-Lit Christmas trees which you can get for just $39! You can choose in-store pick up to get FREE shipping or spend $50 or more to get free shipping. This lush and…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:12pm -
  • New!Stockpile for Less Scenario: Week of 10/20/14

    Stockpile for Less Scenario: Week of 10/20/14

      This weekly post will show you how to build a stockpile! This involves maximizing your scenarios by rolling your rewards. CVS Rolling ScenariosTransaction #1 Buy Crest Sensitive toothpaste, brushes, rinse or Glide Sensitive floss $4.79 Limit 2use…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:00pm -
  • New!Enter for a Chance to Win! $25.00 Dollar General Giftcard & FREE Tresemme

    Enter for a Chance to Win!  $25.00 Dollar General Giftcard & FREE Tresemme

    I’m always on the lookout for great deals, while still keeping up with the latest looks and trends. That’s why I checked out The NEW DG Style Studio, where you can discover new hairstyle inspiration with helpful how-tos and video demos. Now’s y…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:44pm -
  • New!West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition Box Set [Blu-ray] $14.98

    West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition Box Set [Blu-ray] $14.98

    Amazon has an amazing deal for West Side Story Fans.  You can score the West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition Box Set [Blu-ray] for only $14.98. That is 79% off. Hurry, this deal is only good for a few more hours. This would make a great gift! T…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:24pm -
  • New!Shoprite Coupon Matchups & Deals 10/19/14 – TOP 10 Deals

    Shoprite Coupon Matchups & Deals 10/19/14 – TOP 10 Deals

    Shoprite Deals 10/19/14 Here are your Shoprite Coupon Matchups & Deals for the week of 10/19/14.  You can see the individual Shoprite Deals and Matchups here.   Here are your TOP 10 Deals: Buy (1) Dole Garden Soup ($2.50) Use (1) $1.00/1 Dole Gard…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:00pm -
  • New!Shutterfly – Two Free 8×10 Photo Prints {Today Only}

    Shutterfly – Two Free 8×10 Photo Prints {Today Only}

    Today only,  Shutterfly gives customers  two free 8X10 photo prints.  Just upload your photos to Shutterfly and add 2 8×10 photo prints to your cart. Apply coupon code DOUBLEDOUBLE to lower your price to $0.00. You will still pay shipping, arou…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:58pm -
  • New!Walmart Coupon Matchups: Week of 10/19/14

    Walmart Coupon Matchups: Week of  10/19/14

        Here are the Walmart Deals & Coupon Matchups for the week of   10/19/14. You can see the entire Walmart Coupon Policy here. Walmart prices can vary by location, so please double check your prices before you shop. If you are new to FTM Coupon…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:00pm -
  • New!DisneyStore – $10.00 Disney Princess Dolls

    DisneyStore – $10.00 Disney Princess Dolls

    For a limited time only, DisneyStore.com has select classic dolls on sale for just $10.00 each.    You can pick up one doll for only $10.00 or buy all five of these Disney Princess for $50.00! For your best price, use Shopathome.com for cashback. …
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • New!Target: Green Works Dish Liquid $.31

    Target: Green Works Dish Liquid $.31

      Head over to Target to get Green Works Dish Liquid for only $0.31 with a $0.75 off any one Green Works product coupon and Target coupon. Deal Idea: Buy (1) Green Works Dish Liquid, 22 oz $2.06 (sale price Use (1) $0.75 off any one Green Works pr…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • New!RESET- $4.00/2 Huggies Pullups Coupon

    RESET- $4.00/2  Huggies Pullups Coupon

    Huggies Pullups Coupon This high value $4.00/2  Huggies Pullups Coupon has reset You may want to print these coupon as soon as possible, as it may not be available long. $4.00/2 Huggies Pull Ups Coupon  More coupons you may like: $2.00 off Pampers…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:36pm -
  • New!Rite Aid: FREE Latex Gloves + Moneymaker

    Rite Aid: FREE Latex Gloves + Moneymaker

    This week, you can score a FREE Rite Latex Gloves without any coupons and even make a $1.26 moneymaker!  This deal is valid through 10/25/14.  Buy (2) Rite Aid Latex Deluxe Gloves $2.49 each (BOGO 50% Off) Total $3.74 Get $5.00 +UPR FREE +$1.26 Mo…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:30pm -
  • New!Weis Deal – Arm & Hammer Laundry Detergent $.84

    Weis Deal – Arm & Hammer Laundry Detergent $.84

    This week at Weis, Arm & Hammer Laundry Detergent is on sale for $2.34 each.  Check your store for these $3.00/2 Peelie Coupons.  If you are lucky enough to find them, you can pick up Arm & Hammer Detergent for only $.84 each. Deal : Buy (2) Arm &…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • New!Target: Kellogg’s Special K Cereal $1.16

    Target:  Kellogg’s Special K Cereal $1.16

    Starting from this week, Kellogg’s Special K Cereal is on sale for $1.99 at Target. Pair a Target and Kellogg Rewards coupon with this deal to get Kellogg’s Special K Cereal $1.16 each. Deal Idea: Buy (3) Kellogg’s Special K Red Berries Cereal…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:30pm -
  • New!Walgreens: Free Colgate Total Toothpaste

    Walgreens: Free Colgate Total Toothpaste

    You can get $3 in Register Rewards when you buy one Colgate Toothpaste. There is also a $1.00 off any one Colgate Total Toothpaste. You can get Colgate Total Toothpaste for Free after coupon and Rewards. Deal Idea: Buy (1) Colgate Total Toothpaste $3…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • New!The Body Shop – 40% off + Free Shipping Sitewide!

    The Body Shop – 40% off + Free Shipping Sitewide!

    Today only, the Body Shop takes 40% off your purchase.  There is no coupon code needed. .Plus shipping is free on all orders! Prices start at only $1.20, shipped free!   This deal is valid today 10/20/14 only!  
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:43pm -
  • New!Rite Aid: Free Tresemme Shampoo and Conditioner

    Rite Aid: Free Tresemme Shampoo and Conditioner

    Starting from this week, you can get Tresemme Shampoo and Conditioner free after coupon and UPR.  They for just $8 .00when you buy two. There is also a $3.00 UPR  Rewards when you buy two. Deal Idea: Buy (2) Tresemme Shampoo and Conditioner $8.00 u…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:30pm -
  • New!ABC Family 13 Nights Of Halloween TV Schedule

    ABC Family 13 Nights Of Halloween TV Schedule


    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:24pm -
  • New!CVS: Zarbee’s Naturals Elderberry Gummy Immune Support $9.99

    CVS: Zarbee’s Naturals Elderberry Gummy Immune Support $9.99

    There is a new Zarbee’s Naturals Elderberry Gummy Immune Support printable coupon at CVS and Target. You can get it as low as $9.99. CVS Deal: Buy Zarbee’s Naturals Elderberry Gummy Immune Support 60-count $24.99 Use (1) $5.oo  off Zarbee’s…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • New!Free Redbox Rental Code { Use It Today Only }

    Free Redbox Rental Code { Use It Today Only }

    Get a free Redbox Rental today! Just apply coupon code OCT20  online to reserve your rental.   This code is available today 10/20/14. Free Redbox Rental     
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 3:50pm -
  • New!157 Piece Mega Halloween Toy Novelty Assortment $16.95

    157 Piece Mega Halloween Toy Novelty Assortment $16.95

    Celebrating Halloween has never been so much fun! This mega Halloween Toy assortment includes the bestselling and most liked party favors at bulk price! Get 157 Piece Mega Halloween Toy Novelty Assortment for only $16.95 with FREE Shipping on ord…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 3:34pm -
  • New!ShopRite: Free V05 Salon Series Hairspray

    ShopRite: Free V05 Salon Series Hairspray

    You can pick the V05 Salon Series Hair Spray for Free from ShopRite. Just stack 2 coupons and get this deal Buy (1) V05 SALON SERIES HAIR SPRAY $1.99 use (1) $1/1 Alberto V05 Salon Series, Hot Oil Product or Hairspray (SS 10/19) use (1) $1/1 Albert…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 3:30pm -
  • New!Target: Hillshire Sausages $.64

    Target: Hillshire Sausages $.64

    Last week I had shared with you guys a fantastic deal at Walmart. This week, I have an even better deal you at Target! Hillshire Sausages are priced at Target at $3.29. Make this price even lower with cartwheel and a printable coupon. In case you are…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • New!Crazy 8 – Select Styles only $.88 (Today Only)

    Crazy 8  –  Select Styles only $.88 (Today Only)

    Today only, Crazy 8 has markdowns on select items, starting at just $.88, while supplies last.   To find the $.88 styles quickly , sort your items by price. Shop Crazy 8 $.88 Sale   This sale is valid 10/20/14 only.
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:30pm -
  • New!Weekend Deals Wrap Up: Week of 10/20/14

    Weekend Deals Wrap Up: Week of 10/20/14

    We hope you had a fantastic weekend! Here is a wrap up of the deals you may have missed!   Shoprite: Free LA Looks Hair Gel Jolly Time Popcorn | $.29 Weis Deal Prego Alfredo Sauce | $.50 Giant Deal     Perdue Refrigerated Breaded Chicken | $2.00 W…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:30pm -
  • New!Black Winter Half Face Mask $1.34 + FREE Shipping

    Black Winter Half Face Mask $1.34 + FREE Shipping

    Prepare for winters with this Black Neoprene Winter Snowboard Ski Half Face Mask that comes to you for just $1.34 + Free Shipping on orders over $35.00! Great for winter sports , hunters, motorcyclists , snowboarders, hiking, fishing, skiing, and…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:26pm -
  • New!Amazon Deals & Steals: Gillette, Scotch Brite, Gingher, Graco and More

    Amazon Deals & Steals: Gillette, Scotch Brite, Gingher, Graco and More

    Here are some of the Best Deals on Amazon today, 10/20/14. Please check the prices before you purchase, as Amazon prices frequently change. Great for getting the greasy stains and cleaning the burnt pans and pots without being rough on your hands. Pi…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:19pm -
  • New!Listerine Naturals Mouthwash Coupons – $2.75 in Savings

    Listerine Naturals Mouthwash Coupons – $2.75 in Savings

    Listerine Naturals Mouthwash Coupons There are two new Listerine Naturals Mouthwash Coupons available to print. Save up to $2.75 with the new coupons. $0.75 off any LISTERINE NATURALS Antiseptic Rinse $2.00 off any (1) LISTERINE NATURALS Mouthwash Yo…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:06pm -
  • New!Kmart: Mega Bloks My First Bucket $2.99

    Kmart: Mega Bloks My First Bucket $2.99

    This one is a perfect gift at a perfect price. No need for any coupons, in print, mobile or code….simply visit Kmart and pick 25 pc Mega Bloks: My First Builder Bucket for only $2.99 (reg $5.99). This sale sale is only for this week starting 10/19!…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • New!ShopRite: Rayovac Batteries $.33

    ShopRite: Rayovac Batteries $.33

    Save a great deal on Rayovac Batteries with the sale at ShopRite for $1.66. Plus, we have two fantastic coupons to get this for you at just $.33! You will be able to use the Hopster $1/1 Rayovac Alkaline Batteries coupon only after you follow them o…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:30pm -
  • New!New Ten Soda Coupon – Save $1.00/2 & Store Deals

    New Ten Soda Coupon – Save $1.00/2 & Store Deals

    Ten Soda Coupon There is a new  TEN Soda Coupon available to print.  This coupon may be used on any two bottles of  7 UP Ten, A&W Ten, Canada Dry Ten, or RC Ten Soda.    You will need to share the coupon to print it. $1.00/2 Ten Soda Coupon  W…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • New!Amazon Lightning Deals – Green Train Set, Rocket & Much More

    Amazon Lightning Deals – Green Train Set, Rocket & Much More

    There are more  Holiday Lightning Deals n Amazon!  For the rest of the day, we will have lightning deals on Halloween Candy & Books. These deals will go very fast, so you may want to bookmark the Amazon  Lightning Deal TOY Page Amazon Lightning…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:56pm -
  • New!CVS – FREE Conair Curling Iron

    CVS – FREE Conair Curling Iron

    Pick up a completely free Conair Curling Iron at CVS. They are on sale for $9.99 and you’ll get a $10.00 ECB. Please note: This deal may end at any time. The ad states that the deal is for Conair Products $19.99 or higher. It is currently working o…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:30pm -
  • New!Target Cartwheel: 40% Off Halloween Costumes and Accessories

    Target Cartwheel: 40% Off Halloween Costumes and Accessories

    Still looking for the best Halloween costumes at the best possible price? Look no more as you can get up to 40% Off on Halloween costumes and accessories with the Target Cartwheel High Value Coupon. Plus, if you shop for more than $40.00, you can get…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • New!Newest Printable Coupon: Pampers, Gerber, Tide, Listerine and More

    Newest Printable Coupon: Pampers, Gerber, Tide, Listerine and More

    Here are the newest printable coupon that you can print. Today you can find coupons for Pampers, Tide, Hormel, Gerber, Listerine  and more. Baby & Toddler $1.00 off any 3 Gerber Graduates Grabbers™ items $2.00 off Pampers Swaddlers Diapers and Wip…
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:00am -

Frugal Living NW

  • New!LEGO City Great Vehicles Race Car for $8.97 (Lowest price!)

    LEGO City Great Vehicles Race Car for $8.97 (Lowest price!)

    Amazon has the LEGO City Great Vehicles Race Car for $8.97 right now. This has been $1 cheaper back in February of last year however, it’s currently cheaper than any retail store. Great stocking stuffer. Includes a race car driver minifigure with a…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:00pm -
  • New!Radio Flyer Scooter, Pink for $24 (lowest price!)

    Radio Flyer Scooter, Pink for $24 (lowest price!)

    Amazon has the Radio Flyer Scooter, Pink for $24 right now. This is a fun scooter for toddlers to scoot around, but remember my favorite is the Mini-Kick :). Extra-wide base for maximum stability and a foot brake for extra control Two wheels in front…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:00pm -
  • New!What’s for dinner? This week’s clean-eating menu plan (10/20)

    What’s for dinner? This week’s clean-eating menu plan (10/20)

    Menu Plan by Kim at Beach Ready Now Who says eating healthy has to be expensive?  There are many inexpensive clean eating choices available, no coupon-clipping required!  Here is a sample 7-Day Clean Eating Plan. Want MORE motivation?  Join our ne…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • New!LeapFrog LeapPad2 Power Learning Tablet, Green for $59 (BEST price!)

    LeapFrog LeapPad2 Power Learning Tablet, Green for $59 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the LeapFrog LeapPad2 Power Learning Tablet, Green for $59.00 right now. This was one of the most popular gifts for kids last year and it never hit under $60. Create, learn and explore with the #1 kids tablet. Now with an included one-step…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:30pm -
  • New!Target Deals for October 19-25

    Target Deals for October 19-25

    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…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • New!Spin ‘N Saucer for $19.94 (BEST price!)

    Spin ‘N Saucer for $19.94 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Spin ‘N Saucer for $19.94 right now. What a fun toy for kids?! Great gift and it gets them outside too! BEST price. 360 degree spin-around wheels to create your own motion Comfortable low-profile seat offers stability Ergonomic hand…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:30pm -
  • New!*HOT* Pampers Softcare Baby Wipes just 1.8¢ per wipe

    *HOT* Pampers Softcare Baby Wipes just 1.8¢ per wipe


    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • New!New $2 off CoverMate Coupon = FREE at Walmart

    New $2 off CoverMate Coupon = FREE at Walmart

    Print off this new $2/1 CoverMate coupon. You can get them for FREE at Walmart! Has anyone used these? CoverMate Stretch-to-Fit Food Covers (8-count) on sale $1.98 Use $2/1 coupon FREE after coupon  Here is another household coupon you’ll want t…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:30pm -
  • New!LEGO City Mobile Police Unit for $34.19 (BEST price!)

    LEGO City Mobile Police Unit for $34.19 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the LEGO City Police Mobile Police Unit for $34.19 with FREE shipping right now. This is the lowest price this set has ever been on Amazon! Includes 3 minifigures with assorted accessories: 2 policemen and a crook Features a Mobile Police…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • New!One-year subscription to Entrepreneur Magazine for $4.50 today only (10/20)

    One-year subscription to Entrepreneur Magazine for $4.50 today only (10/20)

    Get a one-year subscription to Entrepreneur Magazine for just $4.50 today only (10/20). Use the code FRUGALNW at checkout and your total will drop from $11.97 to $4.50. Entrepreneur is the leading authority in small business news. Each issue is packe…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 3:30pm -
  • New!Mr. Potato Head for just $5 (lowest price!)

    Mr. Potato Head for just $5 (lowest price!)

    Amazon has the Playskool Mr. Potato Head for $5 right now. This is the lowest price available right now. This is a great gift for a preschooler’s birthday party, Christmas, or to donate to an upcoming toy drive for foster or military kids! Looks li…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:30pm -
  • New!53% Off Sony High-Definition POV Action Video Camera today only (10/20)

    53% Off Sony High-Definition POV Action Video Camera today only (10/20)

    Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day is the 53% Off Sony High-Definition POV Action Video Camera for $139.99. The next cheapest price on this camera is $199.99. This deal is available today only through 11:59 pm Pacific. Bring on the action with the…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • New!Graco RoomFor2 Stand and Ride Classic Connect Stroller for $95.99 (BEST price!)

    Graco RoomFor2 Stand and Ride Classic Connect Stroller for $95.99 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Graco RoomFor2 Stand and Ride Classic Connect Stroller for $95.99 right now. I’ve been obsessed with sit-and-stand strollers for almost 10 years and this is one of the best designed options I’ve found. I actually used this one for…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:47pm -
  • Natural Grocers Deals for October 19-November 2

    Natural Grocers Deals for October 19-November 2

    Here are the current Natural Grocers deals. Find the full list of the current Natural Grocers deals, plus a printable list feature, here. Natural & Organic . Apples, Gala, Organic, per lb – $1.19 $0.25/1 Apples, any variety; May vary by account –…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • Graco Ready2Grow Classic Connect LX Stroller for $149.99 shipped! (BEST price)

    Graco Ready2Grow Classic Connect LX Stroller for $149.99 shipped! (BEST price)

    Amazon has the Graco Ready2Grow Classic Connect LX Stroller, Metropolis for $149.99 shipped right now. This is a fantastic price for a double stroller. Pick this up now before the price goes up. With 12 riding options and the ability to accept two…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 10:41pm -
  • Brother Easy Handheld Label Maker on sale $9.99

    Brother Easy Handheld Label Maker on sale $9.99

    Amazon has the Brother Easy Handheld Label Maker for $9.99 right now. Time to organize! This is fantastic low price. Snag this up now before the price goes back up. One-touch keys – quickly access font sizes, styles, frames and patterns Portable,…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 9:30pm -
  • Target: 40% off Halloween costume Cartwheel offer + $10 off $40 purchase coupon

    Target: 40% off Halloween costume Cartwheel offer + $10 off $40 purchase coupon

    Need to buy a Halloween costume? Target has a fantastic deal for you this week. Get $10 off $40 Halloween costume or accessories purchase (text SPOOKY4 to 827438) plus use the new 40% off Halloween costumes Cartwheel offer. Both are valid through Oc…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 9:00pm -
  • Ginger Peach Muffins

    Ginger Peach Muffins

    Ginger Peach Muffins I have always loved reading good books. One of my favorite genres is cookbooks. Nonfiction at its best. Wait. Cookbooks count, right? I would’ve done a book report on one in fifth grade had it been allowed. I have stacks of the…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • The Bread Bible: 300 Favorite Recipes for $2.51 (Kindle edition)

    The Bread Bible: 300 Favorite Recipes for $2.51 (Kindle edition)

    For a limited time, you can download The Bread Bible: 300 Favorite Recipes for $2.51 ($15.99 value)! The Bread Bible is the one book on the subject no kitchen should be without. A trusted authority on baking, Beth Hensperger has brought together hu…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 5:44pm -
  • *HOT* Graco Highback Turbobooster Car Seat, Go Green for $34.99 (BEST price!)

    *HOT* Graco Highback Turbobooster Car Seat, Go Green for $34.99 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Graco Highback Turbobooster Car Seat, Go Green for $34.99 right now. This is the BEST price ever on Amazon and this particular booster is a best seller! The pink booster is available for this price as well. The Graco Highback TurboBoos…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • Rite Aid Deals for October 19 – 25

    Rite Aid Deals for October 19 – 25

    Here are the best Rite Aid deals starting Sunday, October 19th, brought to you by Melody from This Beautiful Frugal Life. Be sure to check out Melody’s post “Homemade Chocolate Almond Coffee Creamer”. Are you new to playing Rite Aid? Get all of…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 1:06am -
  • Braun Forehead Thermometer for $26.69 (lowest price!)

    Braun Forehead Thermometer for $26.69 (lowest price!)

    The price on this has dropped again to the lowest price it’s ever been! Amazon has the Braun Forehead Thermometer for $26.74 right now. I wish I would have used one of these because trying to get a tiny person to put something up their arm did no…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • Cat in the Hat 3-Pack DVDs for $11.01 (BEST price!)

    Cat in the Hat 3-Pack DVDs for $11.01 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Cat in the Hat 3 DVD Pack for $11.01 right now. This is the best price this pack has ever been on Amazon and I imagine each episode is around $5 at Target or Walmart. Shipping is FREE with Amazon Prime or a qualifying order of $35 on…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 10:00pm -
  • Top 10 Online Deals for 10/18 (Crock-Pot, Frozen dolls, LEGOs + more!)

    Top 10 Online Deals for 10/18 (Crock-Pot, Frozen dolls, LEGOs + more!)

    There have been some fantastic online deals posted this week. In case you missed anything, here are my favorites: Crock-Pot Manual Slow Cooker, 2 Quart for $9.59  (BEST price!) Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, Gluten, Dairy, Nut & Soy Free, M…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • LEGO Ninjago NinjaCopter Set for $41.99 (BEST price!)

    LEGO Ninjago NinjaCopter Set for $41.99 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the LEGO Ninjago NinjaCopter Toy for $41.99 right now. This is a pricey set, but I don’t imagine it going lower than this before Black Friday. It’s actually $8 less than Fred Meyer and other brick-and-mortar stores. Includes 4 mini fig…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 6:30pm -
  • My Publisher: FREE Classic hardcover photo book, a $29.99 value!

    My Publisher: FREE Classic hardcover photo book, a $29.99 value!

    Get a FREE 20 page photo book from My Publisher through October 31. Shipping will probably cost between $5-7 which is a great price for a photo book that can be given as a gift for Christmas. Head over to My Publisher to get started on your book.The…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 6:30pm -
  • *HOT* Employee Discount Magazine Sale (tons of mags included!)

    *HOT* Employee Discount Magazine Sale (tons of mags included!)

    DiscountMags.com is having a big Employee Discount sale this weekend. This sale is great — no auto-renewal, no tax, free shipping and almost every magazine title they offer is on a steep discount. You can also renew your current subscription at the…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 5:30pm -
  • Target: Zarbee’s Elderberry Gummies for $11.49 after coupon & gift card

    Target: Zarbee’s Elderberry Gummies for $11.49 after coupon & gift card

    If you’ve been on the hunt for some natural vitamins for kids here’s a great deal at Target on Zarbee’s Naturals. Zarbee’s Naturals Elderberry Gummy Immune Support 60-count on sale $18.99 each Buy 2, Get $5 Target gift card Use (2) $5/1 coupo…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 5:30pm -
  • Walgreens deals for October 19 – 25

    Walgreens deals for October 19 – 25

    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…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • Fred Meyer Deals for October 19-25

    Fred Meyer Deals for October 19-25

    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, 18 Oct 14, 4:00pm -

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Free Money Finance

  • FMF on Hiatus
    Well, as they say, all good things must end. Or at least take a break. I started this blog over nine years ago simply to chronicle my financial thoughts and progress. Now, nearly a decade later, it's time to put...
    - 34 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • Help a Reader: Maxing Out after Reaching 401k Limit
    Here's an email I recently received from a reader: Some background info: My baseline gross salary is $74k, but with recent overtime it's looking like I'm on pace to make closer to $85k this year. I've been contributing 30% pre-tax...
    - 36 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • Reader Profile: KP
    The following is the latest post in my "Reader Profiles" series. Each post in this series details the financial situation and challenges of an FMF reader. The purpose of this series is to help us all identify with people like...
    - 39 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • Help a Reader: Dealing with a Pension
    Here's an email I recently received from a reader: I was hoping to get some help from your readers in determining my best option. I received an offer from a former employer with whom I am entitled to receive a...
    - 41 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • The New Retirement Rule?
    I'm not sure they were trying to do this, but I think Time magazine just came up with the new rule for having a great retirement nest egg. Their thoughts: Save 15% of pay for 30 years and you will...
    - 43 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • 10 Things Americans Waste Money On
    Dave Ramsey lists 10 things Americans waste money on as follows: 1. Credit card interest 2. Deal websites 3. Appetizers 4. ATM fees 5. Overdraft fees 6. Speedy shipping 7. Designer baby clothes 8. Unused gym memberships 9. Premium cable...
    - 46 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • Costs of Commuting
    Personal Capital lists the surprising costs of commuting. The author begins with this story: I usually leave the house each morning at 6:50. I hop in the car and drive to the train station, usually getting there around 7:05. I...
    - 48 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • Happy Labor Day
    Just wanted to say "Happy Labor Day" to my readers in the U.S. I hope you are enjoying a day off. I'm not blogging today -- plan to spend time with the family today. I'll be back on Wednesday with...
    - 50 days ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • A Film About the Retirement Crisis
    Most people like movies where the main characters get into a world of hurt but then, somehow, escape at the last minute and all is well. The movie I'm about to tell you about is not like that. At least...
    - 53 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 9:29am -
  • The Wealthy Look at Money Differently
    The Business Insider says that the way millionaires view money is different from everyone else. Here are their thoughts and my comments on them: 1. The wealthy focus on earning. I have to agree on this one. That's why I...
    - 55 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 9:29am -

Bankaholic

  • 40-Month CD Special Targets Texans
    Firstmark Credit Union is paying 1.85% on this odd-term CD with just a $500 minimum deposit. Invest $50,000 or more and earn 1.90%.
    - 5 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • Stunning Far North Deal On 13-Month CDs
    Northwoods Credit Union near Duluth is paying 3% on these odd-term CDs, or more than twice what you can make with the best nationally paying 1-year CDs.
    - 6 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • EverBank Continues Reign As MMA Champ
    For the sixth month in a row, just one bank pays at least 1.00% APY on MMAs.
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Earn Up To 1.55% With Top 2-Year CDs
    Don't settle for typical returns. All of these banks are paying three to four times the average annual yield on 24-month CDs.
    - 9 days ago, 12 Oct 14, 9:00am -
  • New National Leader In Savings Accounts Pays 1.25% On Big Whoppin’ Deposits
    UFB Direct, a San Diego-based online bank, is paying 1.25% APY on balances of $25,000 or more, or what you'd earn from the best nationally available 12-month CDs.
    - 10 days ago, 11 Oct 14, 9:00am -
  • Good Deals Can Pop Up In Brokered CDs
    Vanguard Investments’ is currently offering a new issue, non-callable CDs from the State Bank of India -New York that beats some of the best nationally available rates.
    - 10 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • CIT Launches New IRA CD Promotion
    CIT Bank is once again offering bumped-up CD rates to current customers who open IRA CDs.
    - 11 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • Ohio Deal On 18-Month CD Rates
    Cincinnati-area savers should check out Peoples First Savings Bank’s special 18-month CD rates.
    - 12 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • What Turbocharges Your Savings?
    We want to know what frugal strategies our readers are pursuing to reach their savings goals.
    - 13 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • 2-State Deal: 48-Month CD Pays 1.95%
    Bay Coast Bank has strong 48-month CD rates for savers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
    - 14 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • October’s Best 6-Month CDs Pay Up To 1%
    iGobanking leads our Ocotober rankings of the top nationally available returns on 6-month CDs. You can always count of Bankaholic to find the best deposit deals.
    - 16 days ago, 5 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • Credit Card Bonus Worth Up To $875
    The Chase Ink Plus Business Card is offering one of the highest bonuses we've ever seen.
    - 17 days ago, 4 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Highest CD Rates Roundup For Oct. 3
    The unemployment rate fell to a surprisingly low 5.9% in September, giving the Federal Reserve another reason to consider boosting interest rates sooner rather than later.The Fed has driven short-term interest rates to record lows in an attempt to h…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 9:03pm -
  • CD Rates Now Rising In Every Term
    Average yields this week either tied or exceeded their 2014 highs in every term we track.
    - 18 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Have You Won A Lower Credit Card Rate?
    A significant number of credit card customers are getting what they ask for when it comes to lower interest rates and waived late payment fees.
    - 19 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 12:00pm -

MainStreet.com

How to Get Out of Debt

  • Otto Berges and Consumer Protection Counsel Back in Court Again
    I previously published a story about an outfit out of Florida being challenged in court over allegations they were selling credit repair services. See this story. Well some of the same players are back in it again. This new suit names Berges Law Grou…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 4:18pm -
  • Debt Free Student Runs Most Unbelievably Dumb Advertisement
    A reader forwarded an advertisement they saw on Facebook for a student loan assistance company called Debt Free Student. Apparently they didn’t get the memo on using President Obama likeness in debt relief advertising. I’m sure the FTC is going t…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 9:17pm -
  • SLS Managers – Consumer Complaint – October 14, 2014
    Consumer Statement: Jason told me he could help me with my student loans. He said that I qualified for the Student Forgiveness Program. I told him I had to talked to someone before they said didn’t qualify because I didn’t work for a non profit o…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 7:29pm -
  • Coastline Associates / CF Group and Associates – Consumer Complaint –
    Consumer Statement: This morning my ex-husband called to tell me he had received a call from a “process server” asking for my current address so he could “serve me court papers regarding a debt”. My ex-husband (who I get along very well with…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 2:31pm -
  • Nobleton Lending Solution – Consumer Complaint – October 14, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I wired Nobleton Lending Solution two separate money transfers on a proposed loan of 8,000 dollars, and now I can’t contact them no possible way at all. I can’t trace my confirmation numbers back to the senders, by the name of…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 2:18pm -
  • Why Didn’t the Bankruptcy Court Discharge My Student Loans? I’m a Teacher.
    “Dear Steve, My husband & I filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Arizona in 2011, discharged May, 2011. We filed due to his medical conditions, which caused our family to loose a decrease in wages, which eventually led to permanent disability. We lost our…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 8:02pm -
  • Shouldn’t Key Bank Have Backed Off During My Bankruptcy?
    “Dear Steve, I graduated college in August 2010 and filed Chapter 13 bankruptcy in September of 2010 to get rid of some credit card debt I had. Under the bankruptcy I was told by my lawyer that my student loans would go into the automatic stay and…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 7:19pm -
  • Credence Law Group – Consumer Complaint – October 9, 2014
    Consumer Statement: Credence Law Group contacted me and after a brief review of my situation told me that I was eligible for a medication on my high interest mortgage. even though I clearly stated to them that I was never late with my payments. But t…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 3:47pm -
  • Has Practical Debt Relief Gone Poof? Police Confirm Investigation.
    A tipster (send in your tips here) sent in the following statement: “Practical Debt Relief is gone. Around $250K was embezzled from the client accounts held by Global Client Solutions. The local police department are investigating which is Davie, F…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 6:16pm -
  • Credit Advocates Group – Consumer Complaint – October 8, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I was totally scammed and basically robbed and lied to by Credit Advocates Group aka Fast Track Debt relief. This company promised to have me debt free within 5 years. For the past 3 years they took over 400 dollars a month and I…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 6:12pm -
  • Precision Law Center – Consumer Complaint – October 8, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I was approached by Precision Law Center to help me modify my mortgage with Wells Fargo. It was in 2012 when they charged me $4,500. A few months later I learned that the government sued them to have operated as a scam. Is there a…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 5:44pm -
  • Cabanillas Law – Consumer Complaint – October 7, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I have paid a law firm 15,000.00 for a loan modification in which they never submitted any of the paperwork and i received a sale date from the bank and the law firm called and asked for an additional 5000.00 to stop the sheriffs…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 9:50pm -
  • Nationwide Student Relief – Consumer Complaint – October 7, 2014
    Consumer Statement: On August 13th,2014 I was contacted from NationWide Student Relief by person Angela Johnson ph-801-912 8461 stated that I would received documents in about 5 to 7days. I received papers and mail for my account and my daughter rece…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 4:24pm -
  • Advantage Student Loan Consolidation – Consumer Complaint – October 7, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I feel sick to my stomach and stupid for supplying any information at all to the company. Consumer Action Taken: I received a notice in the mail from a company called Advantage Student Loan Consolidation re: reducing my student lo…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 4:15pm -
  • Is Consumer Credit Counseling Becoming Less Relevant?
    I could not help but notice the number of new financial initiatives that seem to just disregard Consumer Credit Counseling as we know it with groups like the National Foundation for Consumer Credit. Could it be true that out in the wider world the NF…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 4:04pm -
  • Student Loan Aid – Consumer Complaint – October 6, 2014
    Update October 16, 2014 I received the following statement regarding this post. What Do You Feel is Wrong With the Story in Question?: i am the writter of this and i would like to take this down. it is not a scam and i need to take this down. What’…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 8:47pm -
  • What Should I Do If My Student Loan Relief Company is Not Delivering Results?
    I recently asked the Association for Student Loan Relief (AFSLR) to submit a guest post that described what consumers should do when a student loan relief company, and even an AFSLR member, didn’t deliver as promised. Imagine my pleasant surprise w…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 8:11pm -
  • Pacific Debt – Erroneous Consumer Complaint – October 5, 2014
    The site received the following comment which I do not believe to be the Pacific Debt company with the domain name the consumer gave. I reached out to Kevin Landie at Pacific Debt, Inc., who is a very nice person, and he informed me there has been so…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Oct 14, 6:15pm -
  • Student Loans Will Kill Your Dreams of Home Ownership
    The vast majority of consumers in America make important financial decisions basically by-the-seat-of-their-pants. I know people mean well but it is commonly bad advice and accepted assumptions that cause a bright financial future to be scuppered. Le…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 7:16pm -
  • Will Dunia Finance Send Me to Jail Over Missed Payments?
    “Dear Jon, I am currently working and residing in UAE particularly Dubai. i am endebted with Dunia finance, actually i missed 2 payments which i havent paid as of now but yet i am continuing my installments to my loan til now. the problem is i am p…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:18pm -
  • Legal Helpers Goes Out With a Whimper and Likely Bankruptcy.
    The State of North Carolina has finally resolved their action against Legal Helpers Debt Resolution. It marks a depressing end to an attorney loophole case that in the day was the business model of the attorney debt settlement company. It is interest…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:58pm -
  • Delta Law Firm – Consumer Complaint – September 26, 2014
    Consumer Statement: We fulfilled all items on our end of the contract but they never met their end of the contract. They kept saying it would just take time but we finished paying and nothing has been resolved. Now the contact numbers we had are no l…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 8:25pm -
  • Will Bilkish Associates Go After Me for My UAE Debt?
    “Hello Jon, I have an unpaid loan of 50k EUR from RAK Bank UAE. Problem is I really cannot pay it , lost my job in Dubai and back in my country where I am unemployed. What the Bilkish Associates LLC could really do against me ? Tiby” Don’t miss…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 7:27pm -
  • Care One and Bernie Dancel Say What!
    As part of my junk mail program a reader sent in a recent copy of a letter they say they received from CareOne that has a very fit picture of founder Bernie Dancel on it. There is only one big problem, the domain name listed on the bottom of the lett…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 7:08pm -
  • What is the Process to Get ITT Tech Student Loans Forgiven?
    “Dear Steve, My husband and I both went to school at ITT Tech, a for-profit college. My husband got a Bachelor’s degree and I have an Associate’s degree. We each owe $100,000 in federal student loans. I am unemployed and my husband just started…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 5:53pm -
  • Can I File Bankruptcy on My Federal Student Loans to Stop My Wage Garnishment?
    “Dear Steve, Wage garnishment has been in effect for almost two years. I was always told that you cannot file bancruptcy on fed student loans…is this true? Currently i am garnished for 25% every two weeks. I no longer can afford my home car etc.…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 5:26pm -
  • DOD Purposes Lending Rule Change to Protect Military Families From Abusive Interest Rates

    - 24 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 4:36pm -
  • Details on Florida Bar Complaint Against Howard Feinmel
    The Florida Bar has sent me a copy of the complaint they recently filed against Florida attorney Howard Feinmel. I reported yesterday about the case. But today there are more facts available after reading the filed complaint. Right off the bat I foun…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 3:33pm -
  • The Importance of the Asterisk in Credit Offers Using a MiLEND Example
    A reader sent in a mailer about an offer from MiLEND for a new mortgage. MiLEND appears to be all licensed and registered so for once that’s not the issue. The offer appears to be legit and for a new mortgage and cash back “to use any way you lik…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 2:53pm -
  • Money Management International Accused in Kick-Backs in Class Action Settlement
    Now here is something you don’t get to witness often, if at all. Apparently there is a bit of disturbed blood milling about in the credit counseling world right now. In just doing some routine checking on activity I came across a very, very odd let…
    - 25 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 9:46pm -

Generation X Finance

  • Starting a Business

    Starting a Business

    This is the part of our 2003 update. This update I am doing a little bit different than our 2002 update.  I am breaking it up into several consecutive posts and the last post will have the net worth update for 2003 followed by a glance at our 2003 b…
    - 89 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:45pm -
  • How I Became a Used Car Dealer, for a little while

    How I Became a Used Car Dealer, for a little while

    This is the beginning of our 2003 update.  This update I am doing a little bit different, I am breaking it up into several consecutive posts and on the last one I will post the net worth update for 2003 followed by a glance at our 2003 budget. By do…
    - 98 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • 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…
    - 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 -

Mom Advice

  • New!Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

    Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

    From our food contributor, Diana Bauman. In the Midwest, the fall is probably the most stunning time of year. The weather has cooled to a relaxing temperature and the vibrant colors of reds, yellows, and oranges are emerging in the canopy of…
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Sundays With Writers: The Martian by Andy Weir

    Sundays With Writers: The Martian by Andy Weir

    This year one of my reading goals was to branch out into different genres than I typically reach for. I blame you. I want our Sundays With Writers to be a well-rounded selection of great books and authors and I want to challenge you to read something…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Miniature Felted Pumpkin Tutorial

    Miniature Felted Pumpkin Tutorial

    Some people lean towards the spooky decorating for Halloween. This girl leans towards a more classic look from dressing up my front door for the season to the small nod to autumn through our home decor. I have loved our knitted leaf centerpiece so m…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 2:35pm -
  • It’s the 3 Little Things: How You Doin’, My People, & an Ice Cream Fix

    It’s the 3 Little Things: How You Doin’, My People, & an Ice Cream Fix

    Happy Friday, friends. It was one of those weeks that I am just thankful we got through it. Each day was overflowing with commitments and activities. It was one of those, “I can’t believe I did all of that,” kind of weeks. I’m ready to collap…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Freebie Friday October 17, 2014

    Freebie Friday October 17, 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 you have the opportunity to score 9 green living products (like Mrs.…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • 3 Benefits of Household Subscription Services + Free $10 Credit for ePantry

    3 Benefits of Household Subscription Services + Free $10 Credit for ePantry

    I consider myself to be pretty forward-thinking when it comes to online shopping and embracing the time-saving it offers for my family.  I really, really, really hate shopping in stores and prefer to spend my time wisely price-checking and window sh…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 3:43pm -
  • Amy’s Notebook 10.15.14

    Amy’s Notebook 10.15.14

    Source: Dine and Dish   Hard cider ale and a pumpkin pie gelato float? Genius. David Fincher’s thriller ‘Gone Girl’ as a solid case as to why nobody should ever get married. 14 absolutely free ways to improve your cooking. 5 unmissable, easy t…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Creating the Perfect Fashion Capsule Wardrobe (That Will REALLY Work!)

    Creating the Perfect Fashion Capsule Wardrobe (That Will REALLY Work!)

    Since I have reached the halfway point in my first fashion capsule, I thought it would be a great time to check in with you and share what I have learned so far in my journey with my capsule wardrobe. If you haven’t been following along, you can vi…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 11:05am -
  • Apron Full of Giveaways 10.14.14

    Apron Full of Giveaways 10.14.14

    Source: Quince Pie,  $19.79   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 your family! P…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 10:55am -
  • 5 Tips for Party Planning with Kids

    5 Tips for Party Planning with Kids

    From our marriage & parenting contributor, Mary Carver. My six-year-old will turn seven in just a few weeks, which for our family means a party. My mom told me yesterday that Annalyn had reminded her of pending celebration and said, “I need to get…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 11:00am -

Bargain Briana

  • New!Upcoming Amazon Toy Lightning Deals

    Upcoming Amazon Toy Lightning Deals

    Now is the time to start finding the best deals on popular holiday toy items! Buy now before they sell out. Each day, Amazon has lightning deals that are available for a certain time period at a deeply discounted price. […]Upcoming Amazon Toy Ligh…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:40pm -
  • New!Conair Curling Iron FREE at CVS thru 10/25

    Conair Curling Iron FREE at CVS thru 10/25

      This week at CVS you can score this Conair Curling Iron for FREE or extremely cheap. This Curls ‘N Curls 5/8″ and 1″ curling irons are both a part of the ECB deal. You’ll get $10 ECB when you […]Conair Curling Iron FREE at CVS thru 10/2…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • New!Walmart: FREE Haribo Gummy Bears

    Walmart: FREE Haribo Gummy Bears

      There is an offer to save $1/1 Candy Snap Deposit available right now. This offer is good on any candy but we also have a deal for you at Walmart. You can score Haribo gummy bears for FREE! Here’s a great […]Walmart: FREE Haribo Gummy Bears…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • DIY Pink Flamingo-Owl Costume

    DIY Pink Flamingo-Owl Costume

    I’m not usually the overachieving mom but this Owl Costume for a school program definitely earned me a few “try hard” comments. I’m usually the one scrambling around right before the event trying to scrap together a costume. This time I [……
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 8:30pm -
  • Craftsman 2 piece Tool Bag Set for only $11.88! (Reg. $24.99)

    Craftsman 2 piece Tool Bag Set for only $11.88! (Reg. $24.99)

      Right now Sears.com is offering these Craftsman 2 piece Tool Bag Set for only $11.88! (Reg. $24.99) Plus, get FREE in-store pickup if available at a store near you! Once you head on over to Sears.com search for: craftsman tool bag set and [……
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • Disney Frozen ‘Snowflake’ 100% Cotton Beach Towel for just $9.76 + FREE Shipping!

    Disney Frozen ‘Snowflake’ 100% Cotton Beach Towel for just $9.76 + FREE Shipping!

        Right now over on Amazon you can score a great deal on this Disney Frozen ‘Snowflake’ 100% Cotton Beach Towel for just $9.76 + FREE Shipping! Now you can “chill” by the pool or on the beach with […]Disney Frozen ‘Snowflake’ 100%…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • Kohl’s Coupon Stack Deals on Toys: Grab Magical Palace, Olaf & On The Go Activity Set for $39.17!

    Kohl’s Coupon Stack Deals on Toys: Grab Magical Palace, Olaf & On The Go Activity Set for $39.17!

    Kohl’s has some great offers going on right now! You can save $10 off $50 toy purchase with code TOYLIST10 plus an additional 20% OFF Code OCT20CC. Here is a deal on some Frozen toys so can see the savings you […]Kohl’s Coupon Stack Deals on…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 3:00pm -
  • Discount Mags: Employee Discount Sale!

    Discount Mags: Employee Discount Sale!

      It’s The Employee Discount Sale! Use code DMEMPL14 to access the most popular magazines at DiscountMags.com! This offer expires 10/19/2014 11:59 pm EST. Create your own Deal: Save up to 20% on almost every order at DiscountMags with coupon code…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Vera Bradley: Friends & Family Event – Save 25% OFF Your Entire Purchase!

    Vera Bradley: Friends & Family Event – Save 25% OFF Your Entire Purchase!

      Today Only! Over at Vera Bradley they are offering their Friends & Family Event – Save 25% OFF Your Entire Purchase! This includes full=price and sale items too! Don’t wait this deal ends today, grab your self a gift or a […]Vera Bradley:…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Publix Super Market – Grocery Advantage Oct 18 – Nov 7

    Publix Super Market – Grocery Advantage Oct 18 – Nov 7

    Publix Ad & Coupon Match-ups 10/18 – 11/7/2014 I’ve listed the highlights of the Publix Weekly Ad, view the entire Publix Coupon Matchup and Ad here. Click here to see the complete list Beverages . Starbucks VIA, 5 – 8 […]Publix Super Market…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • Giant Food Store Weekly Ad 10/19 – 10/25/2014

    Giant Food Store Weekly Ad 10/19 – 10/25/2014

      Giant Food Store Weekly Ad 10/19 – 10/25/2014 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 10/19 – 10/2…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 9:00am -
  • Meijer Weekly Deals & Coupon Matchups 10/19 – 10/25/2014

    Meijer Weekly Deals & Coupon Matchups 10/19 – 10/25/2014

    Meijer Weekly Deals & Coupon Matchups 10/19 – 10/25/2014 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 S…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 1:44am -
  • My Favorite News and Media Apps #VZWBuzz

    My Favorite News and Media Apps #VZWBuzz

    I’m going to make a confession. I am a news junkie. I say junkie, my husband calls me obsessed.  I like to think of it as being informed. My friends know that if they want the latest information on what […]My Favorite News and Media Apps #VZWBu…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 8:30pm -
  • Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse Talkin’ Raquelle Doll for $11.00 (reg. $24.99)

    Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse Talkin’ Raquelle Doll for $11.00 (reg. $24.99)

      Right now over on Amazon you can score this Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse Talkin’ Raquelle Doll for $11.00 (reg. $24.99). This is the lowest price its been and the best price you will find online. These will go fast […]Barbie Life in the Dre…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • FREE 1 Year Star Magazine Digital Subscription

    FREE 1 Year Star Magazine Digital Subscription

    Enjoy a free one year Star Magazine digital subscription. No strings attached. You’ll never receive a bill. This 52-issue subscription is yours, compliments of JudysHealthySnacks. Powered by Zinio.com. Read on your PC or tablet. Head on over HERE t…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 6:00pm -
  • $3.00/2 Axe Deodorant = FREE at Target (Starting 10/19)

    $3.00/2 Axe Deodorant = FREE at Target (Starting 10/19)

      There is a coupon to save $3.00 on any TWO (2) Axe Deodorant Sticks or Daily Fragrances (ETS). Grab this coupon and score (4) FREE Axe deodorant at Target starting 10/19! Here’s a Target deal for you: Buy 4 Axe […]$3.00/2 Axe Deodorant = FRE…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Macy’s One Say Sale + Web Busters! Score a Keurig 2.0 K350 for Under $100

    Macy’s One Say Sale + Web Busters! Score a Keurig 2.0 K350 for Under $100

      Macy’s One Day Sale! So many incredible deal on great finds – score some now at macys.com! Offer valid 10/17-10/18 Score an awesome deal on the new Keurig 2.0 K350 these are on sale for just $129.99 + they […]Macy’s One Say Sale + Web Bus…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Walgreens Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 10/19 – 10/25/2014

    Walgreens Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 10/19 – 10/25/2014

    Walgreens Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 10/19 – 10/25/2014 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,…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 2:48am -
  • CVS Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 10/19 – 10/25/2014

    CVS Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 10/19 – 10/25/2014

    CVS Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 10/19 – 10/25/2014 Here are a few highlights from the CVS Weekly Ad. Head over to the CVS Weekly Deal & Coupon Match Up page to see a complete list. Click here to see […]CVS Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 10/19 –…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 2:00am -
  • Fun Spooky Halloween Treats

    Fun Spooky Halloween Treats

    This is sponsored content. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Check out Sort of Tricky but mostly Halloween Treats by Briana Carter at Foodie.com Fall and Halloween are two of my favorite times of the year.  There are so […]Fun Spooky Hallow…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 1:51am -
  • Rite Aid Weekly Deals 10/19 – 10/25/2014

    Rite Aid Weekly Deals 10/19 – 10/25/2014

    Rite Aid Weekly Deals 10/19 – 10/25/2014 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 Wee…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 12:46am -
  • 5 Ways to Cut Onions Without Crying

    5 Ways to Cut Onions Without Crying

    Onions are an important ingredient in many dishes.  Countless recipes include chopped onions as an ingredient. I love to include onions in my recipes but I don’t like the sting in my eyes while I am cutting. Turning into a […]5 Ways to Cut Onio…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 8:30pm -
  • Kroger Free Friday Download: Free Triscuit Thin Crisps Crackers

    Kroger Free Friday Download: Free Triscuit Thin Crisps Crackers

    Have you been taking advantage of the FREE Friday Downloads from Kroger? Activate your eCoupon on Fridays for a FREE item and you will have two weeks to use it at the store. This week Kroger will be offering a […]Kroger Free Friday Download: Free…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 8:03pm -
  • Freebie Friday 10/17

    Freebie Friday 10/17

      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} Pork Recipes 2014 Christmas Seals Stickers Minecraft Books for Kids by Brock Netherworld…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 6:30pm -
  • Top Retail & Restaurant Coupons: Friendlys, Yankee Candle, The Limited, Kohls, and More!

    Top Retail & Restaurant Coupons: Friendlys, Yankee Candle, The Limited, Kohls, and More!

    The Top Restaurant and Retail coupons are brought to you from Surviving the Stores. You can find more Restaurant and Retail Coupons in past posts. Top Restaurant Coupons Au Bon Pain – $2 Off $7 Purchase (exp: 10/20/2014) Bertuccis – $5 Off [……
    - 3 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 5:18pm -

Wealth Pilgrim

  • New!5 Ways to Live Like People Who Are Millionaires

    5 Ways to Live Like People Who Are Millionaires

    You have a lot more in common with people who are millionaires than you think. It’s true that sometimes the rich have pricier homes, cars and vacations. But when it comes down to the really important things – like health, family, general level of…
    - 17 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:47am -
  • 7 Ways to Lower Your Life Insurance Premiums

    7 Ways to Lower Your Life Insurance Premiums

    There are various ways to lower your life insurance premiums, however in order to take advantage of them, you’ll need to do some advanced preparation. Here are seven strategies: 1. Buy term life insurance Term life insurance is not only less expens…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 9:25am -
  • A Diversified Portfolio is Risky – Here’s Why

    A Diversified Portfolio is Risky – Here’s Why

    Currently the market is disturbingly turbulent. During times like these, some investors think that a diversified portfolio is their key to investment security.  I agree that it might help in certain circumstances.But in other cases diversification…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 9:24am -
  • 5 Unique Ways to Slash Your Cost of Debt

    5 Unique Ways to Slash Your Cost of Debt

    If you are in debt, especially credit card debt, you might be so focused on getting out of debt that you overlook one of the most important steps – reduce your cost of debt first. The reason this is important is because if you reduce your cost of d…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:33am -
  • 5 Steps to Enforce an Agreement Without An Attorney

    5 Steps to Enforce an Agreement Without An Attorney

    Before you look for expensive legal remedies there are 5 steps you should take if you want to enforce an agreement. Several years ago I did some consulting for someone.  It was a last minute emergency and we didn’t create a written agreement.  No…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 8:16am -
  • What Is A Bear Market? What Should You Do About It?

    What Is A Bear Market? What Should You Do About It?

    A bear market describes a very unpleasant situation during which stock prices decline over a painfully long period of time.  According to the pundits, a “Secular Bear Market” is measured in years – not days, weeks or months. A “cyclical bear…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 8:01am -
  • Economic and Stock Market Update Third Quarter 2014

    Economic and Stock Market Update Third Quarter 2014

    The market has been brutal over the last 6 weeks – and even more so last week.  Let’s get some perspective on what’s happening right now and some possible explanations of what’s behind it all. Year To Date As difficult as the market has bee…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 7:01am -
  • 5 Ways To Keep Your Struggling Business Alive

    5 Ways To Keep Your Struggling Business Alive

    Every small business owner sails into rough waters now and then.  Rather than go down with the ship, let’s identify where those problems are and what you can do about them. As I see it, there are 5 big trouble spots most businesses have to learn h…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Oct 14, 7:01am -
  • Five Situations When You Should Not Contribute To A 401k

    Five Situations When You Should Not Contribute To A 401k

    Normally it’s brilliant to take advantage of and make contributions to your 401k.  When you do, you get an immediate tax break (unless it’s a Roth 401k) and you build up a nice retirement nest egg for yourself to boot.  Not bad.  But there are…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 1:48pm -
  • How To Decide Between A Will Or Trust

    How To Decide Between A Will Or Trust

    In the past we examined the differences between a will and a trust. So which is the best choice for you? Pre-Game Warm Up Before we dive in, let me reiterate that the best way to know is to speak to a qualified attorney. But keep in mind that just be…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 8:01am -

Good Financial Cents

  • GF¢ 038: The 17 Worst Excuses For Not Saving For Retirement

    GF¢ 038:  The 17 Worst Excuses For Not Saving For Retirement

    This post is part of the Retiree Next Door Movement, whose mission is to encourage people to stop procrastinating on planning their retirement. The movement is led by MoneyTips.com who are passionate about helping people retire comfortably.  They…
    - 33 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:28am -
  • 10 Essential Factors of a Retirement Planning Checklist

    10 Essential Factors of a Retirement Planning Checklist

    If there’s one thing that you don’t want to do twice, that would be retiring. Imagine having to go back to work after you’ve called it quits. Yuck!! I’ve heard horror stories of this happening and the most common culprit is lack of planning.…
    - 35 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 3:02pm -
  • GF¢ 037: 4 Ways to Save For Your Kids’ College Education (including what I chose)

    GF¢ 037:  4 Ways to Save For Your Kids’ College Education (including what I chose)

    One day all my 3 boys are probably going to be attending college. You know what that means: $Cha-Ching. My wife and I already decided that we don’t plan to pay 100% of their tuition, but we will try to help them out so long as they are working towa…
    - 48 days ago, 2 Sep 14, 8:06pm -
  • The Right Time to Buy Stock Is…..

    The Right Time to Buy Stock Is…..

    It never fails. Anytime a new investor wants to get started investing, they always want to buy stock. Always. Doesn’t matter that they’ve never invested before. Doesn’t matter that they have no idea what makes a good stock. They just know that…
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    If you’ve ever started a budget, you’ve most likely started with good intentions. Sometimes your budget gets the job done, but other times, it’s a serious crash and burn that can leave you in worse shape than when you started. Every time I’…
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    Head over to Amazon and you can purchase a Barbie Sisters Life in the Dreamhouse camper for just $68.00.  These normally sell for $89.99.  You will also receive free shipping.  Out of 27 customer reviews this has a 4.5 star rating.  Keep in mind…
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    Today’s deal of the day from Amazon is for a Sony High-Definition POV Action Video Camera for just $139.99 down from $299.99. You will also receive free shipping. This camera has a four star rating out of 64 reviews. Buy Sony High Definition POV A…
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    Through October 31, 2014 you can get a free $50 Amazon gift card when you buy any select Beats By Dre Mixr headphones.  You will need to add both the headphones and gift card to your shopping cart.  Beats By Dre headphones are some of the most popu…
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    Today on Cents of Style you can buy a birthstone necklace for just $4.99.  You will also receive free shipping. Buy Birthstone Necklace      
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    Colgate Coupon One of my favorite brands of toothpaste is Colgate.  I find that not only does it taste good but it doesn’t leave a bad pasty taste in my mouth afterwards.  This morning there are a couple of new Colgate coupon available. $1.00 o…
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    Head over to Amazon and you can pre-order Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul for just $7.86.  This book will be released on November 4, 2014.  It is already a best seller on Amazon. Buy Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul      
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    Head on over to Tanga because one of today’s deals is for a I Love You to the Moon and Back pendant for just $9.99. You will also receive free shipping. Buy I Love You to the Moon and Back Pendant      
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  • New!Braun Forehead Thermometer for $26.25
    Right now on Amazon you can purchase a Braun Forehead Thermometer for $26.25.  These are normally priced at $49.99.  Out of 550 reviews that product has received 4.5 stars. You will receive free shipping with Amazon Prime or with any $35 purchase.…
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    If you are looking to pick up some new Legos then you are going to want to check out this deal on Lego Ninjago Thunder Raider.  Right now on Amazon you can buy it for $18.99 down from $29.99.  Out of 88 reviews this toy has a 4.5 star rating. You w…
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    Head on over to Canvas People because you can get a free 11 x 14 photo canvas.  All you will need to do is pay for shipping.  If you would like larger side you will be able to receive 50% off the price.  As an added bonus you will receive a free…
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    BelleChic has a really great deal today for Oh So Cute tie knot headbands.  These are just $2.99 plus $3.50 for shipping. Buy Oh So Cute Tie Knot Headbands      
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    Have you checked out Tanga today?  You can pick up a digital food scale for just $11.99.  You will also pay $4.99 for shipping. Buy Digital Food Scale      
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    Today’s deal of the day from Amazon is for a Yamaha RX-A830 7.2-Channel Network AVENTAGE Home Theater Receiver. It has been marked down from $899.95 to just $449.95. You will also receive free shipping. This is a #1 best seller on Amazon. Buy Yama…
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    Head over to Amazon because you can pick up a Fisher-Price Imaginext Batbot for just $51.99. Normally these sell for $64.99. You will receive free shipping on your purchase. Keep in mind that prices on Amazon can change at any time. Buy Fisher-Price…
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  • Employee Discount Magazine Sale from DiscountMags.com
    This weekend DiscountMags.com is running an employee discount sale where prices for select magazines have been slashed.  No coupon code is needed.  These prices are good for new or renewal subscriptions and all magazines can be given as gifts. Fitn…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Oct 14, 6:59pm -
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    Check out BelleChic today because they have a deal going on for pumpkin scented bath products for just $3.99.  Shipping will be $4.99. Buy Pumpkin Scented Bath Products      
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
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    Head over and take a look at the deals going on today from Tanga.  One of them is for a 6-piece set of Egyptian sheets for just $19.99.  You will also receive free shipping.  There are several color choice to choose from. Buy Egyptian Sheets  …
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • Fisher-Price Little People City Skyway for $29.97
    Looking to get a head start on your holiday shopping? Here is a great deal on a Fisher-Price Little People City Skyway. It’s marked down from $39.99 to just $29.97. You will receive free shipping with Amazon Prime or with any $35 purchase. Keep in…
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    If you are a fan of Pepsi products then you are going to want to sign up for their Pepsi Quench newsletter.  You will receive coupons, local offers, rewards, recipes, and more. Sign up for Pepsi Quench      
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 2:30pm -
  • Darice 120-Piece Deluxe Art Set for $9.15
    Head over to Amazon where you can pick up a Darice 120-Piece Deluxe Art Set for $9.15. These normally sell for $69.95. You will receive free shipping with Amazon Prime or with any $35 purchase. This product is a #1 best seller on Amazon and has a fou…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 2:16pm -
  • Fisher-Price Nickelodeon Dora & Friends Talking Dora Smartphone for $27.99
    Head on over to Amazon and you can pick up a Fisher-Price Nickelodeon Dora & Friends Talking Dora Smartphone for $27.99.  These normally run for $39.99.  You will receive free shipping with Amazon Prime or with any $35 purchase.  Keep in mind tha…
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  • iD: Ideas & Discoveries Magazine for $8.99 – New or Renewal
    Today only you can get a one year subscription to iD: Ideas & Discoveries Magazine for just $8.99.  Use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal subscriptions.  You can also give this as a gift. Subscribe to iD: Ideas…
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  • Free Disney Cruise Line Vacation Planning DVD
    Have you been considering a Disney vacation?  If you have then you will want to sign up to receive a free Disney Cruise Line vacation planning DVD. Free Disney Cruise Line Vacation DVD      
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    Today only you can get up to four years of Old House Journal magazine for just $4.50 per year. Use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for either new or renewal subscriptions. Subscribe to Old House Magazine About Old House Journal M…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 1:11pm -
  • Payless Printable Coupon and Coupon Codes
    Payless Printable Coupon How many of you need to buy yourself or some in your family a pair of winter boots?  If you do then you might want to check out the huge selection that you will find at Payless.  Before you head to the store make sure you g…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 5:00pm -