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  • New!Best Money Tips: Things You Shouldn't Buy Until After Christmas

    Best Money Tips: Things You Shouldn't Buy Until After Christmas

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on things you shouldn't buy until after Christmas, ways to avoid overeating during the holidays, and things you need to stop doing when you work.Top 5 Articles10 T…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • New!Best Deals for Friday 12/19

    Best Deals for Friday 12/19

    Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Home Depot Overstock Sale: Up to 60% off, Men’s Apparel and Shoes a…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:33pm -
  • New!How to Buy the Best Mattress for the Least Money

    How to Buy the Best Mattress for the Least Money

    If a house and a car are the two most important purchases in your life, a mattress makes a solid case as the third. (See also: How to Buy a Car Without Going Crazy)Without the right knowledge, a mattress purchase can also become like the other two…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • New!4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year

    4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year

    With 2015 just around the corner, it's time to plan ahead to set yourself up for success in the New Year. (See also: 10 Money Moves You Need to Make Before the End of the Year)However, not all money resolutions are good ones. Some of them might bec…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • New!How One Inspiring Couple Paid Off $48,000 in 2.5 Years

    How One Inspiring Couple Paid Off $48,000 in 2.5 Years

    It would be easy to assume Mark and Lauren Greutman were living the American Dream. They had a growing family and had just built a 3,200 square foot home in a lovely Charlotte suburb. They appeared to have it all. What friends and neighbors couldn't…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • New!6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today

    6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today

    Stress is how we respond to life's challenges. And since life always throws us curveballs (especially if you're a Baltimore Oriole gunning for a World Series title… I'll get over the shutout eventually), a completely stress-free life might never ha…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • New!7 Things the Craziest Christmas Fanatics Do

    7 Things the Craziest Christmas Fanatics Do

    For many of us, Christmas is a time of joy, laughter, and making merry. It's Christmas decorations, festive foods, cards, presents, and family time. But some people just want more. They cannot get enough of the season of giving, and go out of their w…
    - 21 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:00am -
  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Credit Cards Safe During the Holidays

    5 Ways to Keep Your Credit Cards Safe During the Holidays

    The hack at Target that stole credit and debit card information from 40 million Americans happened just a year ago. If you want to avoid having your information stolen by hackers or garden variety thieves while shopping online, there are some smart s…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:25am -
  • Best Money Tips: How to Eat Organic on the Cheap

    Best Money Tips: How to Eat Organic on the Cheap

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on how to eat organic on the cheap, clever ways to save money and time on holiday travel, and money lies that are holding you back.Top 5 ArticlesHow to Eat Organic…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • Best Deals for Thursday 12/18/14

    Best Deals for Thursday 12/18/14

    Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today eBay Last Minute Gifts Sale: Up to 93% off, JCPenney Holiday Huge Sal…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:34pm -
  • 10 Things in Your Pantry That Don't Last as Long as You Think

    10 Things in Your Pantry That Don't Last as Long as You Think

    There's kind of a general assumption that "non-perishable" food means that it'll last forever. That's far from accurate, however, and if you're not careful, consuming out-of-date or spoiled pantry items means your meals won't be as nutritious or flav…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians

    Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians

    If you listen to entertainment gossip, you'd believe that most musicians don't know what they're doing with their money. After all:Willie Nelson had to record an album to pay the $16.7 million to the IRS.  Lionel Richie owed $1.1 million in…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • 10 Financial Moves You Can Make During Your Commute

    10 Financial Moves You Can Make During Your Commute

    Let's be honest: commuting stinks. I spend more than an hour each way into work every day, and I often feel like it's a waste of time. But I've also learned that the time can be very valuable, if I use it smartly. (See also: 13 Things Successful Peop…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • 5 Signs You Were Raised by Parents With Bad Social Skills

    5 Signs You Were Raised by Parents With Bad Social Skills

    Do you have bad social skills? Chances are you inherited your habits from your parents. I'm speaking from personal experience here, as my mom and dad will tell you they aren't the most socially gifted in the bunch. I have struggled for years to overc…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • 7 Overpriced Holiday Gifts You Should Skip

    7 Overpriced Holiday Gifts You Should Skip

    Even the most frugal of shoppers can become very loose with their hard-earned money when it comes to getting gifts for loved ones around the holidays. But, just because they've asked for it, it doesn't mean you should throw down a ton of money to get…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 10:00am -
  • Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/18, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

    Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/18, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

    Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00pm PST/ 3pm EST for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #HaveAPlan to participate.This week's topic: Holiday Budgeting! Join us as we talk a…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • 5 Ways to Profit From Obama's Cuba Announcement

    5 Ways to Profit From Obama's Cuba Announcement

    The historic executive order issued by President Obama heralds a new era of eased relations between the United States and Cuba. After over 50 years of iciness between the two neighbors, Obama's order establishes official diplomatic ties, reduced some…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 10:36pm -
  • Best Money Tips: The Best Things That Money Can't Buy

    Best Money Tips: The Best Things That Money Can't Buy

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the best things that money can’t buy, tips for a productive home office, and new year’s resolutions you might want to consider doing.Top 5 Articles98 of the…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • Best Deals for Wednesday 12/17

    Best Deals for Wednesday 12/17

    Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today eBay Last Minute Gifts Sale: Up to 93% off, JCPenney Big Jingle Sale:…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 7:22pm -
  • The Simplest Way to Live Simply — And Cheaply

    The Simplest Way to Live Simply — And Cheaply

    I moved this summer. Before packing, I did some decluttering, and took a lot of books to the used book store. And what I got rid of were my simple living books. Because, really, simple living is simple. It doesn't take a dozen books to explain it. It…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 6:00pm -

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Get Rich Slowly

  • New!Ask the Readers: Have you tried the Get Rich Slowly Forum?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. There’s a tab up at the far right of the Get Rich Slowly website called “Forums.” I wonder if you’ve had a chance to visit. It’s where you (and a lot of other people) can join in with a crowd of like-…
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • What is the last day to ship before Christmas?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. What is the last day to ship before Christmas? Well, that depends, actually. Traditionally – that is, say, prior to 2008 – the last day to ship was around the second week of December. These days, it really…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:29am -
  • How to save for a down payment on a house fast
    This article is by staff writer Robert Brokamp. My wife and I didn’t wait too long after our wedding to create a family. We were parents one week before our first anniversary. Our apartment was too small for a third human, so we endeavored to buy a…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Are you holding yourself back with these money lies?
    This article is by Suba Iyer, who currently writes for FiveCentNickel.com. In 2009, I was all excited to start looking for a house to buy. I had been working in a well-paying job for almost five years at that point and I figured I shouldn’t be th…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • What can I do with the gift cards I don’t want?
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. Chances are, you’ll get at least one gift card for Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa this year — whether you like it or not. If you are lucky, your card might be something you could use right away —…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: What personal finance choices will you face in the coming year?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. The New Year is coming, and we’re busy thinking of ways to inspire your personal finance journey in the coming months. Personal finance is about making one choice over another. And at Get Rich Slowly, we’re…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Christmas gifts that keep on giving
    This is a guest post from former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. Anyone who has lived on the margin has likely felt the anxiety that comes with having just about enough to get by. That’s why I’d like to suggest a holiday present that can make a…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • How to take your first steps investing
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. In the recent post regarding the survey of how people invest, the most glaring observation was that over 70 percent of respondents who have yet to experience a recession do not invest at all. Since the…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Women, insecurity and money: Overcoming the confidence gap
    This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. For the past two years, the topic of women and money has come up in my life quite a bit. I’m guessing it has something to do with the fact that I’m a woman who writes about money. But as a woman who w…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Consider more than salary when evaluating a job offer
    This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. Once you have been offered a new job, you might assume the process is at an end. But is it really? Not all jobs are created equal, and the goal in getting a new job is (typically) to improve your situation…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • When is it okay to re-gift?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. The year I met the man I would marry, we were living in different cities and hadn’t spent much time together when Christmas came around. It was difficult to know what to give, how much to give, and how much t…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • What is your investment strategy?
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Get Rich Slowly conducted an online survey of about 2,000 randomly selected individuals on the subject of investing recently, and I found the insights from the results quite interesting. Some of the high…
    - 16 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • 14 smart money moves to make before the end of the year

    - 17 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Saving money when you have no time
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. A few weeks ago, I participated in an “Ask the Experts” segment on a huge site in the mommysphere, CafeMom.com. The focus of the project was saving, budgeting, and frugality, and my job was simply t…
    - 18 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • How four families survived lean times
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. Because I couldn’t meet my self-imposed cash budget of $500 in the month of October, I had to use other sources to meet our overage. But despite having lived under tight financial circumstances througho…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Thank You, Fate!
    This article is by staff writer Robert Brokamp. Most of us think of Thanksgiving as an American tradition. But it was most likely brought over by English settlers, since such holidays existed in the Old World and elsewhere for centuries. It began as…
    - 23 days ago, 27 Nov 14, 11:00am -
  • How does a strong dollar affect you?
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. You have probably heard it before: At the end of yet another melancholy rant about how bad things are in America, someone inevitably adds “… and then the dollar is so weak, too.” Well, lament no lo…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 11:00am -
  • What to buy on Black Friday
    This is a guest post from former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. Want to start a fight? Announce that you’ll be shopping on Thanksgiving Day. A whole bunch of folks will likely sigh and mourn the once-was-sacred Thanksgiving dinner with family. Wh…
    - 25 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 8:01am -
  • Preparing financially for a job search
    This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. Looking for a new job is a multi-faceted process. Many of the aspects of career-building that I have been discussing recently are applicable even if you are just trying to keep a job you already have. But…
    - 26 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: Where can you get a last-minute seasonal job?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. When you think about getting extra money for the holidays, your first thought may be to get a job at your local mall. Retail is certainly one of the easier industries to break into to find a holiday job, and th…
    - 29 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 11:00am -

The Simple Dollar

  • New!Seven Practical Gifts for College Students

    Seven Practical Gifts for College Students

    The holiday season is well under way. If you’ve got someone on your list who’s headed to college next semester or already there, here are some practical suggestions to send them back to school with a smile: Gift cards. Funds are usually low in co…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • New!Escaping the Trap of Eating Out Every Night

    Escaping the Trap of Eating Out Every Night

    If you live in a city and have a busy schedule, it is really easy to fall into a cycle of eating out almost every night. This used to be me. I worked in a city, but I actually lived in a small town that was a good dozen miles away. In the evenings, m…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • New!Five Family Vacation Spots on Sale for Winter Break

    Five Family Vacation Spots on Sale for Winter Break

    The holidays are rarely the cheapest time to travel, as airlines hike fares to make the most of increased demand and space sells out quickly to hordes of travelers visiting relatives or taking advantage of school vacation. In fact, between an im…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • How to Make Money Selling Crafts on Etsy

    How to Make Money Selling Crafts on Etsy

    Have you ever knitted a scarf, made jewelry, or sewn clothes for your kids? Can you build a bench, take intriguing photos, or make a picture frame from scrap wood? Or do you have a good eye for vintage styles and know where to find them at a bargain…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • The Ultimate Guide to Cutting the Cable Cord

    The Ultimate Guide to Cutting the Cable Cord

    Cable television is expensive, not just in terms of money but also in terms of time. The service costs money, as does the electricity that powers your cable box and television, plus there’s the time spent watching television. It’s an expense that…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • College Financial Guide: Filling Out the FAFSA

    College Financial Guide: Filling Out the FAFSA

    There usually isn’t a conversation about college without the topic of money coming up. And rightfully so. College is expensive. CollegeData.com estimates that an in-state public college will cost you, on average, $22,826 per year; a moderate priva…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Wealthfront Review

    Wealthfront Review

    As I explained in a previous post, I’m on a quest to find the best retirement plan to roll over my old 401(k). I’m going to conduct the most thorough research I can — publicly — and then put my money where my mouth is, literally rolling over…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 10:00pm -
  • Are You Spending Too Much on Groceries?

    Are You Spending Too Much on Groceries?

    If there is such a thing as an average family of four, there’s nothing average about how much that family spends on groceries. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a family of four with two kids under age 11 spends anywhere from $654.20…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • How to Find the Best Thrift Stores in Your Area

    How to Find the Best Thrift Stores in Your Area

    I have had a lot of success buying things at thrift stores, secondhand stores, and consignment shops. Here are just a few examples of things I’ve found. Several years ago at a secondhand clothes store in the Ames, Iowa area, I found a new – meani…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • Easy Ways to Fulfill a Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus

    Easy Ways to Fulfill a Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus

    Most credit card rewards deals ask you to spend a specific amount of money on your card within a clearly defined time frame. If you complete the task and play by the rules, you can often earn a tidy sum of cash back, airline miles, or hotel loyalty…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Why a Two-Year Degree May Be Your Best Investment

    Why a Two-Year Degree May Be Your Best Investment

    Most experts agree that the economic value of a bachelor’s degree far outweighs the average cost of earning one. However, recent research has made it painfully clear that a four-year degree is not a good investment for every student. For example…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • Frugality Without Sacrifice

    Frugality Without Sacrifice

    Not too long ago, I received a really good email from a reader, “Jan,” who asked some pointed questions about frugality. Here’s that email, in part: Your story of how you and your wife dug out of debt and started building toward a financially i…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • I’m Covered — No You’re Not! How to Dispute Insurance Claims

    I’m Covered — No You’re Not! How to Dispute Insurance Claims

    You’re sitting in your favorite chair when you hear the sound of screeching tires, followed by breaking glass and crunching metal. Before you even have a chance to get up and see what’s happening, a 1977 Cadillac Coupe Deville crashes through you…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Best Bad Credit Auto Loans

    Best Bad Credit Auto Loans

    Getting the best price on a car is never an enjoyable experience, and getting a loan when you have bad credit can make this experience even harder to swallow. If your credit score is less than ideal, you’ll probably find yourself locked out of cert…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 7:44am -
  • Best Unsecured Loans for 2014

    Best Unsecured Loans for 2014

    If you need a large amount of cash for a big expense, whether planned or unexpected, you might want to consider unsecured personal loans. Just like credit cards, unsecured loans don’t require collateral. But unlike most credit cards, unsecured loan…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 5:00am -
  • Becoming Rich Is a Matter of Mind Over Money

    Becoming Rich Is a Matter of Mind Over Money

    Mindset plays a much bigger role in reaching our financial dreams than most of us realize. The good news is, you can work on your mindset without spending a dime. Today’s post touches on a timeless book, nearly 100 years old, with some financial ad…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • Questions About Amazon, Christmas Lights, Thermoses, Aldi and More!

    Questions About Amazon, Christmas Lights, Thermoses, Aldi 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. Student loan repayment strategy 2. Unemployment question 3. Home as invest…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • What Is a Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus?

    What Is a Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus?

    Unless you’ve opted out of junk mail or targeted offers altogether, you’ve probably gotten at least a handful of credit card bonus offers in the mail. Most of them read something like this: “Spend $500 on your card within 90 days and earn $200…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Navigating the Small Business Administration

    Navigating the Small Business Administration

    Like so many government endeavors, the Small Business Administration (SBA) can be both incredibly helpful and terribly confusing. Here’s how to use it effectively to help your small business. There are many organizations that can help you structur…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • Cheers to the Holidays: Food, Beer, and Wine Gift Guide

    Cheers to the Holidays: Food, Beer, and Wine Gift Guide

    We’re in prime gift-buying season. Your list of who to buy for probably includes a foodie, beer lover, and/or wine enthusiast. This is a fun group to buy for because you can really get creative with your gifts. Plus, you can find awesome presents …
    - 7 days ago, 13 Dec 14, 6:00pm -

Money Saving Mom

  • New!Why We Simplified Christmas This Year
    I was with a group of friends earlier this week and one of the gals asked me, “So, are you all ready for Christmas?” She was referring to whether or not I have all our presents purchased and wrapped and […]
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:51pm -
  • New!Target: Spectrum Coconut Oil for just $2.55 after coupons!
    You can get Spectrum Coconut Oil for just $2.55 at Target after coupons. Here’s how: Buy 1 jar of Spectrum Coconut Oil at $6.49 Use the $2/1 Spectrum coupon Plus, use the 30% off Spectrum Target Cartwheel coupon $2.55 after […]
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:36pm -
  • New!The Children’s Place: Jeans for just $5.99 in-store (with coupon)
    Through December 22, 2014, The Children’s Place is offering basic jeans for just $5.99 after this 25% off coupon. You can also get 25% off all online and in-store purchases when you use the coupon code 25OFFER3 at checkout. Thanks, […]
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:10pm -
  • New!Free Ebooks: Homemade Christmas, The Christmas Story, Stewarding Life, and more
    Download a free copy of Homemade Christmas. Download a free copy of The Christmas Story (Part 1) Leveled Readers. Download a free copy of Stewarding Life: One Lifetime, Limited Resources, Eternal Priorities. Download a free copy of Journaling For Beg…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:05pm -
  • New!Free DeLallo Recipe Calendar (first 14,000)
    Request a free copy of the DeLallo Recipe Calendar. This offer is open to the first 14,000 only. You can enter via Facebook or with your email address. Thanks, The Freebie Blogger!
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:49pm -
  • New!Cents of Style Boots as low as $19.95 shipped (this weekend only!)
    Through December 21, 2014, Cents of Style is offering 30% off all their boots + free shipping when you use coupon code BOOTDEAL at checkout. There are over 25 different styles to choose from and the prices start as low […]
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:20pm -
  • New!Kroger Free Friday Download: One Sierra Mist 2-Liter
    Kroger customers, log into your Kroger account now to download a digital coupon good for one 2-Liter bottle of Sierra Mist! This Kroger eCoupon is only available for download today, December 19, 2014, but you’ll have until January 4, 2015 to r…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:01pm -
  • New!Sign up for $250 worth of coupons + free monthly samples from Pillsbury
    Sign up for the Pillsbury email newsletter and you’ll get access to $250 worth of printable coupons each year plus monthly free sample opportunities. (Note: The links in this post are affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here.)
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:48pm -
  • New!Free Kid’s Bathroom Cleaning Checklist Printable
    Want to teach your kids how to clean the bathroom thoroughly? Download this free Kid’s Bathroom Cleaning Checklist printable from Early Bird Mom.
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:34pm -
  • New!Natural & Organic Coupons & Deals
    Here are the best natural & organic coupons & deals available right now, with thanks to Andrea from The Greenbacks Gal for compiling them: Natural and Organic Coupons: Hot new coupons this week include $2.00/1 Plum Organics Frozen Meal and $0.75/1…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:12pm -
  • One Fairly Big Blogging Change I’m Making in 2015
    Over the past month or so, I’ve quietly been thinking, mulling, pondering, talking with my husband, and considering blogging changes for 2015. This past year has been one of much growth for me as a person and as a blogger. […]
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:34am -
  • Simple Ways We Saved This Week: Creating art, using the library, puzzles, and why you shouldn’t put egg whites in your coffee!
    The girls have been doing lots of painting and drawing this week — mostly abstract type art pieces. I love to see them being creative and having so much doing it! Bonus: it’s such a frugal activity — especially when […]
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:42am -
  • Target: Suave Kid’s Shampoo & Conditioner just $0.27 after gift card — no coupons needed!
    Through December 28, 2014, buy any 4 participating items at Target and you’ll get a free $5 Target Gift Card. Participating brands include: AXE*, Caress, Clear, St. Ive’s, Degree, Dove, Dove Men+Care*, Q-tips, Nexxus, Ponds, Suave, TRESemme, Simp…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:05pm -
  • Gretchen’s $8.70 Target Shopping Trip
    Target Shopping Trip 1 bag Flour – Marked down to $0.46 (This will come in handy with all the baking I’m planning to do the next 2 weeks!) 1 Up & Up Ammonia – $0.99 (I needed this to clean […]
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 10:42pm -
  • Walmart: Current Deals
    Here are the best deals at Walmart right now with thanks to Heather from Passion for Savings for her help in compiling them. The prices below are based on Northwest Arkansas region. Please keep in mind that Walmart deals vary by region […]
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 10:40pm -
  • How I paid for Christmas this year by selling on Facebook Yard Sale Groups
    Traci emailed in this reader tip: I had been planning a yard sale for months but this summer I decided I didn’t have enough or valuable enough things to make it worthwhile. About this time, I joined a handful of […]
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:07pm -
  • Weight Watchers Magazine for as low as $4.50 per year!
    This is the perfect magazine to help you with any weight loss goals that you have!  1 year subscription to Weight Watchers magazine for only $4.99 with code MONEYSAVING at checkout. You can order up to FOUR years and you will […]
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:57pm -
  • Sign up for $250 in coupons + monthly sampling opportunities from Betty Crocker
    Click on the graphic above and sign up for the Betty Crocker email newsletter from General Mills and you’ll get access to $250 worth of printable coupons each year plus monthly free sample opportunities. (Note: The links in this post […]
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:55pm -
  • Free Ebooks: The Sacred Search, 50 DIY Household Hacks, The Quinoa Cookbook, and more
    Download a free copy of The Sacred Search Couple’s Conversation Guide. Download a free copy of 30 Days to a More Thankful Heart. Download a free copy of Simple Steps To A Clean And Organized Home. Download a free copy […]
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:16pm -
  • DaySpring: Free shipping on all orders = items as low as $2.99 (today only)
    DaySpring is offering free shipping on all orders today, December 18, 2014. Just use the code FREESHIPDAY at checkout. There are many different gifts you can get and prices start as low as $2.99. Plus, if you order today, you’ll […]
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:20pm -
  • The best freebies from this past week
    Here’s a long list of freebies that have been available recently that should still be available. Thanks to Kaley from Cha-Ching on a Shoestring for compiling these: Free Samples: Free Twinings Tea Sample Pack Free Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin, an…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:16pm -
  • Printable Coupons: Cottonelle, BIC, Truvia, Dove, and more
    Here are some new printable coupons ans e-coupons available today: $0.75 off any (1) one SeaPak product 8 oz $5.00 off 2 select BIC Razor packs $5.00 off any Coty Woman’s Frgrance Gift Set $1.00 off Amope Pedi Perfect Electronic […]
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:13pm -
  • Let’s Stop Photoshopping Our Lives
    “If most of us stopped to examine the expectations we set for ourselves, we would discover that our concept of perfection is so unrealistic that it can’t exist in one person. Instead, its a combination of pieces or snippets of […]
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:30am -
  • 5 Books I’ve Read Recently + 3 Books I Hope to Finish This Week
    It’s been awhile since I’ve shared a post about the books I’m reading. In all honesty, that was because I was so focused on finishing my own manuscript I didn’t have much extra time to read other people’s books. And […]
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 2:24am -
  • Free download: Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Christmas Attic album
    Download the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s album, Christmas Attic, for free from Google Play today. Please note: you will have to enter a payment method at checkout, however you will not be charged. Be sure to click on the “Free” button at […]
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 9:42pm -

Money Crashers

  • New!6 Fashion Rules to Ignore to Save Money on Clothes
    It’s one thing to consider yourself fashionable, but it’s another thing to stubbornly follow so-called “fashion rules” despite a tight personal budget. Sure, “Vogue” might promise that pastels are hot this season, but you don’t need to…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • Saver’s Tax Credit – Eligibility & Benefits of Retirement Savings Contributions
    Saving for retirement doesn’t always come easy, but there are significant tax benefits to low- and moderate-income families who choose to prioritize these long-term savings. The Retirement Savings Contributions Credit (otherwise known as the “Sav…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • How to Make Custom Wall Art Out of Reclaimed Wood
    If the multitude of projects on Pinterest and Etsy are any indication, reclaimed wall art is definitely a growing trend. While I appreciate the rustic feel of wood pallet signs, I’m not necessarily a huge fan of the price tag. Some pieces cost more…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • How to Get More Followers on Instagram – 5 Crucial Tips
    If you’re looking for the “new Facebook,” look no further than Instagram. After displaying year-over-year growth of more than 900% two years in a row – booming from a million active users to more than 100 million active users, according to a…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 8:55pm -
  • Bike Commuting: Health, Time & Safety Considerations of Biking to Work
    According to the Alliance for Walking & Biking’s 2014 Benchmarking Report, 91.6% of American commuters drive to work. That compares to 5% who use public transit, 2.8% who walk, and just 0.6% who bike. In larger cities, walking and transit get a muc…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 5:30pm -
  • 7 Bad Clothes Shopping Habits to Break Now
    A love-hate relationship with shopping is all too common. Spending hours at the mall or scooping up deals online can be a fun treat on occasion, but your spending habits can get completely out of control if you’re not careful. For some people, shop…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 9:10pm -
  • 9 Tips to Save on Women’s Plus-Size Fashion & Clothing
    The plus-size fashion industry raked in more than $16.2 billion in revenue, and if you wear plus-size clothes, you know the cost of fashion all too well. Unfortunately, plus-size fashion is often priced at a premium, making it difficult to stay withi…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • What Are Online Virtual Conferences – Pros & Cons, How to Benefit
    The online world is a mecca for learning, with a seemingly unlimited number of opportunities to expand your knowledge base. One online trend that’s starting to gain some real traction is that of the web-based conference. In addition to an education…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • 5 Easy Ways to Add Green Leafy Vegetables to Your Diet
    Given the choice between ice cream and spinach salad, many people would reach for the sweet stuff. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention no-profit health partner, Fruits & Veggies More Matters, only 6% of Americans eat…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • What Is a Twitter Chat – 5 Reasons to Participate in a Tweetchat
    I remember the first time I logged onto Twitter. I was like a groundhog on Groundhog’s Day that popped up and saw its shadow – I was overwhelmed by the platform, confused by its purpose, and felt the immediate need to dive back into my Facebook h…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • 5 Challenges for American Businesses Today – How to Succeed in a Global Economy
    For almost 200 years, America has enjoyed global leadership in science, commerce, and government. As a consequence, the United States has become one of history’s greatest economic powers, dominating the 19th and 20th centuries. The ability of Amer…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 7:45pm -
  • What Is Medical Tourism – Reasons, Risks & Potential Savings
    Imagine having major surgery at an internationally accredited hospital, performed by a board-certified surgeon, and then recovering with your spouse in a four-star hotel on the beach in Costa Rica. Add daily nurse and physical therapist visits to the…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 2:30pm -
  • 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 Dec 14, 4:30pm -
  • 8 Best Flash Sale Sites to Buy Gifts
    Gift giving on a holiday budget is never easy, but it’s far from impossible. The advent of online shopping brought with it many new and exciting ways to save money on gifts, including daily deal websites (such as Groupon), auction sites (such as eB…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 8:30pm -
  • 16 Tips for Better Online Video Chatting – Improve Quality & Appearance
    As a freshman in college in the year 2000, I remember struggling mightily to pay my 400-minute monthly cell phone bill. I was trying to maintain a long-distance relationship with my boyfriend, but our time to talk was limited due to his packed baseba…
    - 23 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 10:00pm -
  • 7 Ways to Shop for a Cause This Holiday Season
    ‘Tis the season for cooking, baking, laughing, singing, and of course, shopping. After all, what is the holiday season for if not the joy of giving? Whether you’re picking up a present for your mom or for your significant other, much of November…
    - 24 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 7:30pm -
  • What Is Pet Health Insurance – Cost, Policies & Coverage
    Pets are family members, which means they need to be cared for in every way. They need food, shelter, love, and, yes, their long-term health needs to be looked after. For many pet owners, though, medical care can be a big expense. So, how can you do…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 8:30pm -
  • 4 Cheap & Healthy Specialty Foods You Can Make at Home (Recipes)
    I spend a ridiculous amount of money at the grocery store. This is partly because my husband and I almost never eat out (but we do eat a lot), and it’s partly because we buy an abundance of organic, high-quality food. Over the last few years I’ve…
    - 29 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:30pm -
  • 10 Tips to Choose the Right Sneakers or Athletic Shoes
    John Wooden, the acclaimed UCLA basketball coach who won 10 NCAA championships in a 12-year span, used to start each season by teaching his players the right way to put on their socks and shoes. Now, you’d think that young men would know how to do…
    - 30 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 5:00pm -
  • How to Dye Concrete Floors in Your Home
    My husband and I recently undertook a barn renovation, or a “barnovation,” as we’ve taken to calling it. What was, quite literally, a horse barn – manure and all – was renovated into a 900-square foot live-work studio. While we paid contrac…
    - 31 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 6:15pm -

Bargaineering

  • Why I don’t bother with manufactured spending…Gaming credit card reward programs just isn’t worth it

    Why I don’t bother with manufactured spending…Gaming credit card reward programs just isn’t worth it

    Amy FontinelleDo you envy colleagues and friends who vacation for free thanks to all of the credit card reward points and cash rebates they’ve earned from work-related travel? Travel that doesn’t cost them a dime? Well, the proponents of “manuf…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 8:00am -
  • 5 sibling discounts you simply have to ask for

    5 sibling discounts you simply have to ask for

    Naomi ManninoHow would you like to pay thousands less for the most common big ticket kids’ expenses? If you have two or more kids, you’ll be surprised how many places have existing policies for sibling discounts, which can slash 10% to 25% off th…
    - 13 days ago, 7 Dec 14, 8:00am -
  • 6 costly credit cards to avoid

    6 costly credit cards to avoid

    Vanessa RichardsonSky-high interest rates. Ridiculous fees. Piddling rewards and modest perks. That’s what makes these credit cards stand out to me. Let’s spend a few minutes looking at some of the most disappointing deals currently being foisted…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 8:00am -
  • Asking me to tip the maids at high-end hotels is a lousy plan to fight poverty among women

    Asking me to tip the maids at high-end hotels is a lousy plan to fight poverty among women

    Jen A. MillerWhen you stay at a Marriott hotel this fall you’ll be asked to pay for more than just your room. The giant hotel chain wants you to start tipping its maids. Tip envelopes have been placed in 160,000 of its 700,000 guest rooms at Marrio…
    - 33 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • My favorite no-fee credit cards provide lots of perks

    My favorite no-fee credit cards provide lots of perks

    Vanessa RichardsonA credit card that offers cash rewards, a low interest rate and no annual fee? What’s the catch? There might not be one – you may just have scored a good deal. The best credit cards are the cheapest credit cards and annual fees…
    - 40 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • How to save money and avoid birthday party drama

    How to save money and avoid birthday party drama

    Dawn PapandreaThe school year’s well underway and the weekly birthday party invitations are pouring in. If you’ve got a couple of kids in school, with 20 to 30 children in each of their classes, the birthday party circuit can get very expensive,…
    - 47 days ago, 3 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • How to buy furniture you like without spending too much money

    How to buy furniture you like without spending too much money

    Jen A. MillerIn February 2013, I moved back into my house. Yes, moved back in. I bought the place in 2007 and turned it into a rental property when I moved in with my then-boyfriend. The relationship went bust at about the time my tenants were moving…
    - 54 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • 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…
    - 61 days 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…
    - 68 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…
    - 75 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 —…
    - 81 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…
    - 82 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 7:00am -
  • Should you pay your child for good grades?

    Should you pay your child for good grades?

    Naomi ManninoI’ve paid all three of my kids for good grades many different ways and times throughout their school years. But, I can’t say it ever resulted in better grades. My son, now a senior in high school, would never push a 78 to an 80 just…
    - 89 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:00am -
  • How to throw great, yet affordable, football parties

    How to throw great, yet affordable, football parties

    Dawn PapandreaA new season is here that has nothing to do with pumpkin-spiced everything – it’s football season. Every Saturday and Sunday (and Monday and Thursday nights, too) provide a great excuse to get together with friends and root for your…
    - 96 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 7:00am -
  • Smart ways to save money at school without ruining your college fun — or going hungry

    Smart ways to save money at school without ruining your college fun — or going hungry

    Dawn PapandreaDon’t worry – this isn’t going to be one of those posts that tell you you’re a big boy/girl now, and have to stop being irresponsible with money. I won’t tell you to stop buying overpriced lattes, $11 nachos at midnight, or co…
    - 8 Sep 14, 7:00am -

MoneyNing

  • New!How Often Should You Switch Jobs? What to Consider Before Quitting
    Longevity in your job position or career has always been applauded as a sign of stability and loyalty. Among the younger generation, however, this is not the trend. Pasycale.com recently conducted surveys among older Boomer generation workers and Mil…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Forget Motivation, This is the Key to Achieving Your Goals This Year
    Soon it will be the beginning of a new year, and everyone will be setting goals they want to achieve during 2015. Health clubs everywhere will be overrun with new people looking to join, and existing members that haven’t found their way through th…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • How Your Relationship with Money Affects Spending and Earning
    Money is such a complicated subject because there are so many emotions around it. Most of the decisions we make concerning it are personal, and therefore affect us in a personal way. The way we view money is influenced by our upbringing, culture, fam…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Debt Consolidation: Should You Choose a Balance Transfer or Personal Loan?
    One of the ways to successfully manage your debt, and create a pay down plan, is to make use of a debt consolidation loan. It’s always important to carefully consider your options, and be careful when using debt to pay off other debt. However, if…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • 5 Compelling Reasons Why Buying is Not Always Better Than Renting
    “Stop wasting your money on paying rent” is likely a phrase you’ve heard often. After all, the common version of the American dream consists of owning a home. But is renting really all that bad? No, and sometimes it’s actually better than buy…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Last Minute Holiday Gifts Ideas That Are Easy and Affordable
    Gift giving is fun, that is until you realize you need a lot more cash for the season. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to show your loved ones that you care, but it may require a bit more time and creativity to do so. I love giving gifts, bu…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Want Financial Freedom? Here’s What it Looks Like
    Have you ever seen people who have financial freedom and thought to yourself, “I want to be able to live like that, too”? For most of us, the mental picture of financial freedom looks like someone who spends what they want when they want to, wi…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • How Long Should You Keep Receipts?
    Receipts are a topic of controversy in my home. They take up spaces in our pockets, purses, wallets, and you can never find the exact one you need (until months later of course). In other words, the little scraps of paper are a scourge in the side of…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • How to Successfully Manage Multiple Financial Priorities
    Looking at your finances and figuring out how to manage multiple financial priorities can feel like you’re running in circles. How can you pay off debt and save for retirement? How can you pay for your child’s education and invest in your own fut…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • The Health Insurance Premium/Deductible Tradeoff: Which Saves More Money?
    For the first time ever, my husband and I have full benefits through his work. As we looked over our health insurance options, we discussed the premium/deductible tradeoff. We’ve had a high-deductible plan for years, mainly because that was the on…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Financial Planning for Couples: 4 Questions to Get on the Same Page
    Planning for your financial future as a couple isn’t something you should tackle alone. You and your spouse each have a valuable voice in the success (or demise) of your finances. But talking money usually causes arguments and discord even in t…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Free Yourself From Stuff: Why I Chose Not to Hoard After My Mother’s Suicide
    Two weeks ago, I wrote about how hoarding ends up costing us more time and money. I loved reading all of the comments, and it’s obviously something we all struggle with. I just wanted to share a little bit of my personal tragedy this year and how b…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Dec 14, 1:00pm -

Deal Seeking Mom

  • New!Magazines Make GREAT Gifts! 100+ Titles to Choose from at $5.00 each!

    Magazines Make GREAT Gifts! 100+ Titles to Choose from at $5.00 each!

    Magazines make GREAT gifts and right now you can choose from over 100 titles in the  DiscountMags $5.00 Magazine sale has something for everyone on your list and subscriptions start at just $2.99 (score!!) Magazines make GREAT gifts! Here are 10 re…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:59pm -
  • New!Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal $1.22 at CVS (Starts 12/21)

    Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal $1.22 at CVS (Starts 12/21)

    Here's a great deal coming up next week at CVS on Honey Nut Cheerios.  You can combine a printable coupon with a new SavingStar rebate offer to pick up a box of Honey Nut Cheerios for as low as $1.22.  Here's the deal: Select General Mills Cheerios…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:35pm -
  • New!Kroger: FREE Sierra Mist 2 Liter Soda (Today Only!)

    Kroger: FREE Sierra Mist 2 Liter Soda (Today Only!)

    The Kroger FREE Friday Download is up! Today you can load a digital coupon to your shoppers card for a FREE Sierra Mist 2 Liter Soda. This offer is valid for a FREE 2-liter bottle of Sierra Mist where available. The digital coupon must be loaded to y…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:31pm -
  • New!Amazon Extends FREE Shipping to ALL Customers on Kindle Family Products

    Amazon Extends FREE Shipping to ALL Customers on Kindle Family Products

    Wow - Here's some great news for last minute shoppers! Amazon is offering FREE two-day shipping through 4 PM PT on Monday (12/22) and FREE one-day shipping on Tuesday (12/23) until 12 PM PT - to all customers (regardless of Prime) on select Kindle e-…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:30pm -
  • New!Ultra Strike Captain America $9.99 at Target (Today Only!)

    Ultra Strike Captain America $9.99 at Target (Today Only!)

    Check your Target Cartwheel app for this new 50% off Ultra Strike Captain America, valid in-store today (12/19) only.  Shop early to find this deal: Ultra Strike Captain America, $19.99 ea. (online price) 50% off Ultra Strike Captain America (Target…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:28pm -
  • New!Disney Infinity Starter Pack $39.99

    Disney Infinity Starter Pack $39.99

    Pick up the Disney INFINITY: Toy Box Starter Pack (2.0 Edition) - Xbox 360 Edition - for $39.99 - with FREE shipping! Every single one of my kids loves this game, even my 11-year-old who thought he was too old for it at first - now my 11-year-old an…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:20pm -
  • New!Crayola SuperTips Washable Marers 50-Count $6.99

    Crayola SuperTips Washable Marers 50-Count $6.99

    Your artist will love these Crayola SuperTips Washable Markers with Silly Scents (50 ct.) on sale now for $6.99 (reg. $12.99). Plus you'll enjoy your FREE Super Saver Shipping on your order over $35, or with your Amazon Prime membership. Thanks, Rede…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:10pm -
  • New!Barbie Fashionistas 4-Pack $19.52

    Barbie Fashionistas 4-Pack $19.52

    Right now on Amazon you can get your Barbie fan this Barbie Fashionistas Doll (4-Pack) for $19.52 (reg. $39.99) with FREE Super Saver Shipping on your order over $35, or with your Amazon Prime membership.  This set includes the Barbie, Teresa, Raque…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:00pm -
  • New!Melissa & Dough Beads Set 2-Pack $11.99

    Melissa & Dough Beads Set 2-Pack $11.99

    Right now on Amazon you can get this fun Melissa & Doug Bead Set Bundle (2 pk.) on sale for $11.99 (reg. $19.99). Plus you'll enjoy FREE Super Saver Shipping on your order over $35, or with your Amazon Prime membership. Design jewelry with a heart-an…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:40pm -
  • New!Julep Maven: FREE Lip Trio with Gift of Maven Purchase

    Julep Maven: FREE Lip Trio with Gift of Maven Purchase

    Give the Gift of Maven and you'll enjoy knowing you've given a thoughtful gift that will last for months - PLUS you'll get a FREE Lip Trio gift to enjoy yourself too. The Gift of Maven is available in 2, 4 and 6 month increments.  A two-month subscr…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:35pm -
  • New!FREE Classic Photo Book (a $35.99 Value!)

    FREE Classic Photo Book (a $35.99 Value!)

    This offer has been extended! New Customers to MyPublisher can enjoy a FREE Classic Hardcover Photo Book! Your FREE photo book is waiting to be made into a showcase of your best family moments - a perfect keepsake. You'll get a FREE Classic Hardcover…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:20pm -
  • New!Kit Kat FREE after SavingStar Rebate

    Kit Kat FREE after SavingStar Rebate

    Hurry and login to your SavingStar account to load this new FREE Kit Kat SavingStar Rebate Offer.  Click on "Grocery eCoupons" to make sure you find this and more current SavingStar offers. Check back every Friday for a new Freebie! Kit Kat FREE aft…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:15pm -
  • New!Freebie Friday: Twinings, Vaseline, CVS + More!

    Freebie Friday: Twinings, Vaseline, CVS + More!

    Freebie Friday is provided by Wendi, who blogs at TheFreebieBlogger, where she finds you 100% free items each and every day. Walmart is offering FREE samples of Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion. Just click here then click one of the picture boxes with…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:30pm -
  • New!Sephora Glitz and Glam Party Essentials $30 after ShopAtHome Rebate

    Sephora Glitz and Glam Party Essentials $30 after ShopAtHome Rebate

    Right now ShopAtHome is offering a great $15 Rebate on your $45 Glitz and Glam Party Essentials Sampler Set purchase (a $156 value).  This Sephora Favorites set includes a nine-piece day-to-night makeup collection a packed into a festive metallic cl…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:00pm -
  • New!Stylish Boots $19.56 +Up with FREE Shipping!

    Stylish Boots $19.56 +Up with FREE Shipping!

    Today on Cents of Style you can score a pair of Boots for as low as $19.56 with FREE Shipping! You'll find over 25 styles to choose from, all 30% off (all under $40). These boots will ship at the first of next week, so Christmas delivery isn't promis…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • New!SeaPak Shrimp Poppers $0.92 at Walmart

    SeaPak Shrimp Poppers $0.92 at Walmart

    You can pick up some SeaPak Shrimp Poppers at Walmart this week for $0.92 a box with this new $0.75/1 SeaPak product (8 oz) printable coupon.  Here's the deal: SeaPak Shrimp Poppers, $1.67 ea. $0.75/1 SeaPak product (8 oz) printable coupon $0.92 aft…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • New!Juicy Fruit Car Cup Fruity Chews Gum $0.62 at Target

    Juicy Fruit Car Cup Fruity Chews Gum $0.62 at Target

    Here's a fun stocking stuffer idea.  Grab this new $0.50/1 Juicy Fruit Fruity Chews Bottle printable coupon that makes for a great deal at Target this week. Combine your coupon with a Target Cartwheel coupon to pick up a Car Cup of Juicy Fruit Fruit…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:30pm -
  • New!Bic Razors FREE-$1.46 Each at Walgreens

    Bic Razors FREE-$1.46 Each at Walgreens

    Update: Grab this new $5/2 select BIC Razor packs printable coupon for more great deals at Walgreens on Bic Razors this week!  Walgreens has the Bic Razors on sale this week - buy one, get one 50% off.  They're also offering 3,000 Balance Reward Po…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • FREE Full Size Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Repair Lotion

    FREE Full Size Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Repair Lotion

    Hurry to request a FREE full size Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Repair Lotion from Walmart! Your 10-oz. bottle should arrive in about 4 weeks. FREE Full Size Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Repair Lotion was first posted on December 18, 2014 at 9…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:30am -
  • Thinking Organic Thursday: Frontier Organic Spices, Organic Sugar + More!

    Thinking Organic Thursday: Frontier Organic Spices, Organic Sugar + More!

    Thinking Organic Thursday is brought to you by Susan at Organic Deals. Susan finds coupons and deals on organic food, clothes and health & beauty products on her site. New organic deals and coupons available this week: Need to pick up last minute s…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:30am -

Credit.com Blog

  • New!10 Gifts You Shouldn’t Get for the Man in Your Life

    10 Gifts You Shouldn’t Get for the Man in Your Life

    Shopping for men can be tough. Whether it’s the guy you just started dating or the man you’ve been married to for years, certain items should be no-nos when it comes to holiday gifting. 1. Ties Nothing screams “man gift” quite like a tie. Dad…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • New!How to Treat Yourself Without Breaking Your Christmas Budget

    How to Treat Yourself Without Breaking Your Christmas Budget

    Ever go gift shopping for somebody else and come away with something for you, too? I have, just recently. I went into a store with a friend, looking for a sweater for my daughter and ended up buying myself two on sale. I hadn’t planned to, but they…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • New!6 Ways to Make Sure You’re Buying an Energy-Efficient Home

    6 Ways to Make Sure You’re Buying an Energy-Efficient Home

    There is plenty to think about when you are buying a home — but little is more important than finding a home you can afford. Among the characteristics recent homebuyers are looking for in a home, energy efficiency is becoming increasingly importan…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • A Last-Minute Guide to Holiday Tipping

    A Last-Minute Guide to Holiday Tipping

    Holiday tipping can cause some anxiety among those of us who checked our lists carefully and made sure we’d covered all the bases. Except for when we check the mailbox and discover we have holiday greetings from the mail carrier, trash pickup se…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • Banks Aren’t the Only Ones Lending Money… But Should You Borrow?

    Banks Aren’t the Only Ones Lending Money… But Should You Borrow?

    A public relations firm emailed me the other day to ask whether I’d be interested in speaking to the founder of an alternative finance company startup that makes online loans to high-risk borrowers. These are borrowers who’ve been turned down by…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • More People Are Paying Their Credit Cards in Full Every Month

    More People Are Paying Their Credit Cards in Full Every Month

    American credit cardholders have started to change the way they use credit cards, with an increasing share of cardholders opting to pay their bills in full each cycle, rather than carry a balance. This insight comes from the latest Credit Card Market…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • The Loophole That Lets Debt Collectors Come After You Again & Again & Again…

    The Loophole That Lets Debt Collectors Come After You Again & Again & Again…

    It’s a tricky practice from inside an industry that often mystifies consumers. Consumer groups have called it “debt laundering.” Debt collectors call it “withdrawal.” The strategy is simple, but troubling: If at first you don’t succeed at…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • 4 of the Weirdest Reasons People Have Gone Into Debt

    4 of the Weirdest Reasons People Have Gone Into Debt

    For more than a decade, I’ve worked in the field of debt resolution, helping thousands of people overcome their debt issues. Most clients come to me in debt due to what I would call “typical” reasons for falling into debt. This includes loss of…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • Holiday Parties: A Dream Gift for Identity Thieves

    Holiday Parties: A Dream Gift for Identity Thieves

    To the millions of Americans who have already attended a few holiday parties this year: Check your credit and debit card statements. Why? Because holiday parties are a thief’s playground. When you go to someone’s home for a festive gathering, you…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • Park-n-Fly Confirms Some Customer Credit Cards Compromised

    Park-n-Fly Confirms Some Customer Credit Cards Compromised

    Park-n-Fly, an Atlanta-based company that allows travelers to reserve airport parking spots, experienced a malware attack on its website that seems to have compromised customer payment information. Michael Deaderick, Park-n-Fly’s chief financial of…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 10:19pm -
  • Postal Worker Allegedly Stole Credit Cards for Shopping Spree

    Postal Worker Allegedly Stole Credit Cards for Shopping Spree

    A worker employed at a Freeport, N.Y., post office branch was arrested Monday for allegedly intercepting and using credit cards she found in the mail. Yvonne Jamison, 38, of Brooklyn (about 20 miles from Freeport) faces felony charges for allegedly…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • 9 Money Lessons I Learned From My Parents

    9 Money Lessons I Learned From My Parents

    My parents are a couple that anyone can look up to financially — not because they drive fancy cars or have a home in Boca (spoiler: they don’t) but because they are resourceful and forward-looking with the money they earn. I’ve always known tha…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • The Most Important Lessons You Can Learn From the Sony Hack

    The Most Important Lessons You Can Learn From the Sony Hack

    Angelina Jolie may have been all thorns when she ran into Sony’s Amy Pascal last week after the hacker group Guardians of Peace leaked the co-chair’s email rant about the “Maleficent” star, but while the gossip mill grinds and the spin doctor…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • 5 Tips for Writing Your Will

    5 Tips for Writing Your Will

    No one likes to think about his or her own death, but you can’t afford not to. In addition to thinking about life insurance, there’s also the matter of creating a will. It’s a good idea to be educated and prepared on end-of-life financial requi…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • CFPB Sues Texas Company for Issuing ‘Sham’ Credit Card

    CFPB Sues Texas Company for Issuing ‘Sham’ Credit Card

    A Texas firm accused of selling consumers a buying club card disguised as a general-purpose credit card was sued Wednesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The card, offered by Union Workers Credit Services cost $37 for snail-mail applica…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 9:56pm -
  • Congress Extends Tax Break for Troubled Homeowners, But Headaches Aren’t Over

    Congress Extends Tax Break for Troubled Homeowners, But Headaches Aren’t Over


    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 3:53pm -
  • The Most Terrifying Student Loan Stat This Year Isn’t Your Tuition Bill

    The Most Terrifying Student Loan Stat This Year Isn’t Your Tuition Bill

    It seems some college students need to work on their reading comprehension. Or their vocabulary. Whatever the problem is, some students aren’t grasping the concept of loans: 17% of first-year students who have federal student loans responded to a s…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • What Happens When You Miss a Credit Card Payment?

    What Happens When You Miss a Credit Card Payment?

    Uh-oh! You just received your credit card statement, and it shows large interest rates and fees that you didn’t expect. And in bold letters, you are informed that it is because you missed a payment. At this point, several things may be happening to…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • 6 Low-Cost (or Free!) Gifts People Will Actually Like

    6 Low-Cost (or Free!) Gifts People Will Actually Like

    The season of giving is upon us, and it’s incredibly easy to overspend because we want people we love to know they really matter to us. Yes, it’s “the thought that counts,” and we teach our kids to say thank you, no matter how odd the unwante…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 5:01am -
  • 4 Frustrating Renting Realities

    4 Frustrating Renting Realities

    Millions of consumers who either previously owned a home or have never owned a home are all too familiar with the financial drain of renting. Here are four renting realities that could make you reconsider whether it’s ultimately worth it. 1. Your H…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 5:01am -

Consumerism Commentary

  • Naked With Cash: Brian, 2014 Wrapup

    Naked With Cash: Brian, 2014 Wrapup

    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…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:25pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, 2014 Wrapup

    Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, 2014 Wrapup

    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…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 5:21pm -
  • Black Friday Was a Bust

    Black Friday Was a Bust

    The National Retail Federation has admitted defeat. Sales over the past holiday weekend dropped 11% over Thanksgiving weekend in 2013 according to the organization in a press release yesterday. The organization reversed course after being highly posi…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 8:11pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, October 2014

    Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, October 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…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 1:42am -
  • Why Socrates and Plato Are the Only Financial Gurus You Need

    Why Socrates and Plato Are the Only Financial Gurus You Need

    Forget today's best-selling financial gurus and authors. Socrates and Plato covered all that you need to know about wealth and life.Why Socrates and Plato Are the Only Financial Gurus You Need is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism…
    - 32 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 6:42pm -
  • Is Acorns the Next Best App for Investing?

    Is Acorns the Next Best App for Investing?

    Acorns allows investors to divert small amounts of money to the stock market, $5 at a time. And all you need is your mobile phone. Have you seen the fees?Is Acorns the Next Best App for Investing? is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consume…
    - 44 days ago, 5 Nov 14, 8:06pm -
  • The Best Cash Back Credit Cards, December 2014

    The Best Cash Back Credit Cards, December 2014

    Cash back credit cards can help consumers practice responsible spending while earning a little extra for their efforts when used properly. The days of earning 5% cash back for credit card purchases may be nothing but a memory, but the smart use of cr…
    - 45 days ago, 4 Nov 14, 8:25pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, September 2014

    Naked With Cash: Laura and Leon, September 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…
    - 46 days ago, 4 Nov 14, 3:15pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Brian, September 2014

    Naked With Cash: Brian, September 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…
    - 51 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 6:34pm -
  • Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, September 2014

    Naked With Cash: Jake and Allie, September 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…
    - 52 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 2:33pm -
  • 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…
    - 61 days 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…
    - 67 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…
    - 72 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…
    - 81 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…
    - 81 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…
    - 81 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.
    - 82 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…
    - 82 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…
    - 82 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…
    - 96 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 2:35pm -

Christian Personal Finance

  • New!If You Only Read 5 Financial Books Your Entire Life, Make Sure These 5 Are Included

    If You Only Read 5 Financial Books Your Entire Life, Make Sure These 5 Are Included

    There are all kinds of lists that will proclaim this or that book to be the top financial book available. But we’re going to take a different approach here. Our list is going to focus on the books that are a benefit to you in five fundamental areas…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • How to Buy Gift Cards for Less

    How to Buy Gift Cards for Less

    Where do you find discounted cards? Although specific bargain cards are sometimes offered through original vendors (especially at holiday time), from reward credit card companies (by cashing in credit card reward points for gift cards instead of cash…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • How to Get Financial Help When You’re Dealing With Chronic Illness

    How to Get Financial Help When You’re Dealing With Chronic Illness

    This is a topic that doesn’t get a whole lot of coverage in the media, or even on blogs. But getting help when you’re dealing with chronic illness or disability is a difficult process. It’s not even easy to find a flowchart or game plan that wi…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • How to get started investing in Real Estate for beginners

    How to get started investing in Real Estate for beginners

    I have been wanting to do some real estate investing for years, but just haven’t gotten around to it yet.  We all have our excuses don’t we? But a friend of mine, Brandon Turner, is part of the largest real estate investing website out there (Bi…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • 12 Things You Can Learn Today That Will Make You Better at the Game of Life

    12 Things You Can Learn Today That Will Make You Better at the Game of Life

    We go to school to learn hands-on skills that will enable us to be better at earning a living. But many of the skills that will make you a success in life have little or nothing to do with earning a living. They’re mostly about living your life, in…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • 12 Things You Should Stop Doing That Are Stealing Your Joy

    12 Things You Should Stop Doing That Are Stealing Your Joy

    Sometimes we're unhappy, but we don’t know exactly why. Even if our lives seem to be happy and successful on the outside, we may not feel that way deep inside. If you feel that way, it’s likely that there are some things you should stop doing tha…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • $500 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

    $500 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

    It is time for another fun giveaway, just in time for the Christmas season. So this time we are going to be giving away a $500 Amazon gift card! It is easy to enter and easy to win!   How to enter the giveaway If you scroll down just a bit you will…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 7:16pm -
  • 10 Things Every Parent Should Tell Their Kids (and Themselves)

    10 Things Every Parent Should Tell Their Kids (and Themselves)

    Because the world encourages us to seek success so diligently, we almost need to have an entirely different mindset in order to find happiness. Along that line, here are several things every parent should tell their kids – and themselves – about…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • 5 money-making websites that have an A+ rating with the BBB

    5 money-making websites that have an A+ rating with the BBB

    Since we have written a handful of articles about ways to make money, and some include a variety of money-making websites, readers are often concerned about avoiding the scams. I will first tell you that I have investigated every one of these websi…
    - 22 days ago, 28 Nov 14, 5:00pm -
  • 10 Tips to Get More Done Than You Dreamed Possible Today!

    10 Tips to Get More Done Than You Dreamed Possible Today!

    Have you ever noticed that some people are able to accomplish incredible things in just a single day? It’s probably because they know the ways to get more done. You can do the same thing, if you know what those ways are that will enable you to acco…
    - 26 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 5:00pm -

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

  • Why Texas Is the Perfect Winter Vacation Spot
    The east coast is now enveloped by cold and snow. California is being soaked by torrential downpours. Florida is, well, Flordia. Seemingly, there is no place we can go to escape winter’s cold, hard, wet grip. Yet, I am here to tell there is one pla…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 10:11pm -
  • How to Sleep on an Airplane
    Sleeping on an airplane in coach sucks. There is absolutely no way to mince those words. Unfortunately, there are times when you just have to get a little shut-eye. It could be because you are taking a coast to coast red eye flight (which also tend t…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 9:31pm -
  • The Microsoft Giveaway You Cannot Miss
    “Microsoft” and “free” in the same sentence? As a general rule, not so much. So it was with a mix of surprise, skepticism, disbelief, and, ultimately, joy that I discovered this: Microsoft is giving away 100 MP3 albums. Let me clarify that a…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 9:54pm -
  • A Guide to the Cheapest Glasses on the Internet (About $20 or Less)
    I haven’t worn glasses in years, even though I definitely should, for the simple fact that I couldn’t afford a new prescription. Once my Medi-Cal kicked in, however, you best believe I got myself a script. Since the eye exam was free, I decided i…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 9:07pm -
  • The Five Best Tech Products of 2014… and the One Worst

    The Five Best Tech Products of 2014… and the One Worst

    Is it December already? That can mean only one thing: a non-stop stream of “Best of 2014″ lists. Oh, come on, you know you love ‘em. I certainly do. This is my favorite time of year, and not just because I get a few days off. As a full-time te…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 8:33pm -
  • First Class Sucks
    I don’t think many people consider me a man of class. I use a sniff test to determine my shirts’ cleanliness. I’ve been known to buy $10 supermarket cakes and lick off the icing. Once I even went to Tampa. So it came as quite a surprise when, o…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 8:25pm -
  • Your Cheap and Awesome Guide to Route 66 – New Mexico
    Over the last few weeks, Matt Blitz has been traveling Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. His first two articles covered Route 66 in California and Arizona. This entr…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 7:05pm -
  • 10 Rules for Shoppers from a Black Friday Veteran
    Every year local news teams report on Black Friday madness, with images of long lines, deal-hungry sidewalk campers, and mobs of people literally brawling over the last Apple thing in stock. You may have asked yourself, “Who are these lunatics?”…
    - 21 days ago, 28 Nov 14, 11:41pm -

My Money Blog

  • New!Ally Bank Savings Account Review

    Ally Bank Savings Account Review

    I’ve banked with Ally for years (checking, savings, and multiple CDs), but I’ve never done a specific review of their savings account until now. Ally has recently raised their rates to be closer to the rotating list of banks jockeying for top spo…
    - 24 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:44am -
  • Obihai FREE Monthly Home Phone Service; Get Started For $29.99

    Obihai FREE Monthly Home Phone Service; Get Started For $29.99

    Updated: $29.99 with free shipping (40% off) for a limited-time. If you still have landline phone service and are looking for a cheaper alternative, Obihai is officially supported by Google: Obihai is excited to announce official support for Google V…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:11am -
  • 20% off Gift Cards to Various Retailers & Restaurants

    20% off Gift Cards to Various Retailers & Restaurants

    Amazon runs various temporary “Lightning Deals”, but if you filter to only show the Gift Card deals you’ll see a running list of gift cards to various retailers at 20% off for a limited time. Amazon Prime members get early access, but many of t…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:53am -
  • Alan Watts: What If Money Didn’t Matter?

    Alan Watts:  What If Money Didn’t Matter?

    Alan Watts was a “British-born philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience.” I actually stumbled upon his readings via a trailer for Days of Our Youth, a movie about…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 10:38pm -
  • Robinhood App Review: What’s The Catch Behind Free Stock Trades?

    Robinhood App Review: What’s The Catch Behind Free Stock Trades?

    Finance start-up Robinhood promises to “democratize the financial markets” by creating a mobile-first brokerage that offers unlimited free trades with no minimum balance requirement. That is a pretty bold move, and I was skeptical when they start…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 5:10am -
  • Chase Freedom $100 Bonus + 5% Categories for 2015

    Chase Freedom $100 Bonus + 5% Categories for 2015

    Future 5% categories for all 2015 announced. The Chase Freedom® – $100 Bonus is a solid all-around rewards card with 5% cash back in rotating categories, all with no annual fee. Here are the highlights: For a limited time, earn a $100 Bonus after…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 7:23pm -
  • Amazon.com Coupon: 25% Off Any Book

    Amazon.com Coupon: 25% Off Any Book

    Updated, good until 12/14. Similar to their Black Friday promo, take an extra 25% off any book at Amazon.com with promo code BOOKDEAL25. Print books only, max $10 off, must by sold and shipped by Amazon.com. Valid until December 14, 2014 at 11:59pm P…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 7:43am -
  • LendingClub IPO for P2P Loan Investors: First Day of Trading Over

    LendingClub IPO for P2P Loan Investors: First Day of Trading Over

    (Updated. Lending Club ended their first day of trading at $23.43 a share, up 57% from their IPO price. With roughly 361 million outstanding shares, LC is roughly a $8.5 billion dollar company! I have updated the post to include the rest of the IPO d…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 9:04pm -
  • Bogle Interview: Why You Don’t Need International Stocks, Why To Hire An Advisor

    Bogle Interview: Why You Don’t Need International Stocks, Why To Hire An Advisor

    Whenever Vanguard founder Jack Bogle speaks, I listen. He has spent more time thinking about how to help the average investor than I have been alive. I found this recent Bloomberg interview covered a lot of topics regarding portfolio construction. He…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 6:19am -
  • The Invention of the Fixed Rate Mortgage

    The Invention of the Fixed Rate Mortgage

    Businessweek magazine celebrated their 85th anniversary by listing what they deem the 85 inventions with the greatest impact over the last 85 years. #1 was jet engines, but #17 was the fixed-rate mortgage. At the time, it was bold and controversial d…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 7:14am -
  • Quality Clothing as Heirlooms? Celebrating Things That Last

    Quality Clothing as Heirlooms?  Celebrating Things That Last

    I like my smartphone as much as the next person, but I’m also intrigued by things that last a really long time. Things that my children can inherit from me. Things like quality tools, classic books, good knives, or cast iron cookware. Up until toda…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 6:33am -
  • Send a Starbucks $20 Gift Card for $10 with Visa (Expired)

    Send a Starbucks $20 Gift Card for $10 with Visa (Expired)

    Expired as of midnight Eastern. I thought 100k would last longer than a day. Starbucks has a new $10 holiday bonus promotion: Be one of the first 100,000 to buy a Starbucks Card eGift (min $10) with your Visa® card and we will add an additional $10,…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 11:09pm -
  • Vanguard Adds Two-Factor Authentication

    Vanguard Adds Two-Factor Authentication

    Vanguard has announced that they now support two-factor authentication via SMS text messages when logging into your financial accounts. There should be a little blurb when you log in, or after logging in you can navigate to “My Accounts > Account m…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 7:36am -
  • Chart: International Bonds and Risk-Adjusted Returns

    Chart: International Bonds and Risk-Adjusted Returns

    Here another data point on the topic of adding international bonds to your portfolio. The AllianceBernstein Blog has post on how adjusting the US/Global mix of your bond asset allocation affects risk-adjusted returns: Using data from 1994-2013, you c…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 6:41am -
  • US Airways Premier World MasterCard Review: 50,000 Mile Bonus (Updated)

    US Airways Premier World MasterCard Review: 50,000 Mile Bonus (Updated)

    Bonus improved from 40k to 50k miles for limited time. American Airlines and US Airways have announced new details about their upcoming merger. As expected, the two frequent flier programs will merge and all the miles will become American AAdvantage…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 10:13pm -
  • Gyft: $40 in Amazon Gift Cards for $30

    Gyft: $40 in Amazon Gift Cards for $30

    Updated. This may be a limited-time offer, but here’s how a new Gyft.com customer can get $40 in Amazon Gift Cards for $30. Plus, you can even get a $5 gift card to Toys R Us. (There are other ways to spin this deal, but Amazon gift cards are the m…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 7:33pm -
  • Morningstar Top 529 College Savings Plan Rankings 2014

    Morningstar Top 529 College Savings Plan Rankings 2014

    Investment research firm Morningstar has released their annual 529 College Savings Plans Research Paper and Industry Survey. While the full survey appears restricted to paid premium members, they did release their top-rated plans for 2014. Remember t…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 5:49am -
  • Economics of Keeping Your Old Refrigerator

    Economics of Keeping Your Old Refrigerator

    This interesting chart from the Appliance Standards Awareness Project shows how dramatically cheaper and more energy-efficient new refrigerators have gotten over the last few decades. Even as the average size has grown slightly, since 1980 the averag…
    - 18 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 6:29am -
  • Citi Prestige Card Review

    Citi Prestige Card Review

    Citi has revamped the Citi Prestige® Card, which is their high-end ThankYou point rewards card. (You can tell, because the fancy cards are too cool to have your name printed on the front!) You may be scared away by the $450 annual fee, but the card…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 6:13am -
  • State-by-State Guide to Pregnancy and Work

    State-by-State Guide to Pregnancy and Work

    The laws regarding pregnancy and employment can be confusing and are often misunderstood. Via the NYT, the group A Better Balance has put together Babygate, a free, easy-to-use, state-by-state online resource for working parents and soon-to-be parent…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 5:58am -
  • Personal Capital Black Friday Promo: Free $20 Amazon Gift Code

    Personal Capital Black Friday Promo: Free $20 Amazon Gift Code

    Personal Capital is a free tool that allows you to connect all your financial accounts to track your balances, asset allocation and performance. If you are familiar with Mint.com, it is somewhat similar but more focused your investment portfolio. For…
    - 22 days ago, 28 Nov 14, 4:05pm -
  • Capital One 360 Black Friday $100 New Account Promo

    Capital One 360 Black Friday $100 New Account Promo

    UPDATE – This promotion is now EXPIRED. Capital One 360 has a few Black Friday weekend deals including … $100 bonus for their 360 Checking Account $100 bonus for their 360 Savings Account This has to be your (or your joint account holder‘s) fir…
    - 22 days ago, 28 Nov 14, 1:23pm -
  • TradeKing Black Friday $50 Promo

    TradeKing Black Friday $50 Promo

    TradeKing has a $50 bonus promotion for Black Friday weekend. More details via banner below. Use promo code BF50. You must open with $3,000 and make 3 trades. Offer expires on December 1st, 2014 at midnight. TradeKing Black Friday $50 Promo from My M…
    - 22 days ago, 28 Nov 14, 8:15am -
  • Top 10 Most Commented Posts All-Time

    Top 10 Most Commented Posts All-Time

    In case you feel like some extra reading while digesting that turkey (or tofurkey), here are not necessarily the best posts on this blog, but the ones that generated the most discussion. Certain posts may contain some outdated information. Do You Mak…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 1:45am -
  • No-Thanks-giving: The Things You Hate The Most

    No-Thanks-giving:  The Things You Hate The Most

    Before we get into being all thankful for family and friends and caffeine and stuff, let’s complain about all the stuff you hate dealing with. From a WSJ article on why we still hate the airline industry (shocker!), here is a list of what good and…
    - 25 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 3:09am -

PT Money

  • 12 Personal Finance Podcasts to Consider for Your Commute

    12 Personal Finance Podcasts to Consider for Your Commute

    I know a lot of people have rough commutes. After living in two major metropolitan areas and having to patiently ride out the commute to and from the office each day – I get it. 30 minutes here, 45 minutes there, and before you know it, you’re on…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 10:30pm -
  • Save Money on End of Year Auto & Insurance Purchases

    Save Money on End of Year Auto & Insurance Purchases

    Editor’s note: I love these tips because they’re not always the things people think about when shopping for car insurance. It’s more than just pencil to paper savings as commute time, driving habits, etc. do count! There are a number of ways…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 6:38pm -
  • 45 Christmas Gift Ideas Under $25

    45 Christmas Gift Ideas Under $25

    We’re back with our Christmas list again for 2014. We’ve updated the list with five more gift suggestions. Are you looking for a few Christmas gift ideas to help complete your list? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Every Christmas season I…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 7:45pm -
  • Capital One 360 Checking Review

    Capital One 360 Checking Review

    I’m going to give you my Capital One 360 Checking review. Not long after I opened my Capital One 360 Savings account I felt the need to have quicker, easier access to my savings. One of the best ways to achieve that is to add a Capital One 360 Chec…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • How to Overcome Your Money Mindset Issues If You Grew Up Poor

    How to Overcome Your Money Mindset Issues If You Grew Up Poor

    Everyone loves a great rags-to-riches story—but there is also a feeling among many of us that those stories are nothing but myths. You might think: Yes, it may be possible for anyone to become rich, powerful, and famous in America, but it’s certa…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 9:23pm -
  • 15 Financial Tools and Resources for Your Family

    15 Financial Tools and Resources for Your Family

    Earlier this month PT and I attended Jump$tart’s National Educator Conference in Los Angeles. The conference provides teachers with resources to improve their own financial literacy as well as improve their ability to teach kids about personal fina…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 8:44pm -
  • $50 TradeKing Account Opening BLACK FRIDAY BONUS!

    $50 TradeKing Account Opening BLACK FRIDAY BONUS!


    - 21 days ago, 28 Nov 14, 6:45pm -
  • Capital One 360 Black Friday Savings Spree – $100 Promotion

    Capital One 360 Black Friday Savings Spree – $100 Promotion

    Capital One 360 is at it again, bringing their annual Black Friday sale to potential new customers. From the second Black Friday starts until December 1st at 11:59pm ET (Monday), anyone who does not currently have one of the accounts below can sig…
    - 22 days ago, 28 Nov 14, 1:35pm -
  • 10 Ideas to Give More this Holiday Season

    10 Ideas to Give More this Holiday Season

    How often do we say the holiday season will be different as the season rolls around again? We’ll focus on giving and others more than succumbing to the busyness of the season.  We’ll slow down and truly focus on what we can be thankful for versu…
    - 23 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 7:38pm -
  • How to Get to Zero Credit Card Debt with ReadyForZero.com

    How to Get to Zero Credit Card Debt with ReadyForZero.com

    Creating a plan to get rid of your credit card debt is fairly simple. First, list out all of your debts and rank them according to one of three methods: highest interest rate (debt avalanche method), lowest total balance (debt snowball method), or mo…
    - 37 days ago, 13 Nov 14, 2:45pm -

Five Cent Nickel

  • Twice the opportunity for holiday spending guilt

    Twice the opportunity for holiday spending guilt

    I ran into my old buddy Jake at the local outpost of a well-known, high-priced donut chain. I had just spent the better part of a sawbuck on a powdered donut hole and thimble of java when I noticed Jake seemed to be lacking his usual Christmas spirit…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 8:00am -
  • How do you find happiness with money?

    How do you find happiness with money?

    An acquaintance of ours returned from a missionary trip to Tanzania recently. As these cross-cultural encounters go, each side had plenty to share with the other about their lives. Toward the end the trip, she asked one of the locals what stood out f…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • The sunny side of pessimism

    The sunny side of pessimism

    From the Declaration of Independence to the space program, optimism was traditionally something of a core American value; however, it is one that has taken quite a beating in recent years. Not too long ago, an NBC-Wall Street Journal poll found that…
    - 26 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • “Thinking Money” a rich change of pace from TV’s wasteland

    “Thinking Money” a rich change of pace from TV’s wasteland

    Have you ever wondered why your next-door neighbor must have a new car in his driveway every model year? And not just a new car, but a new car with all the bells and whistles, like that 18-valve, turbo-charged, dyno-flex, hydroponic 4000 engine, 57-s…
    - 31 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • Retirement planning for women: Strategies for a secure retirement

    Retirement planning for women: Strategies for a secure retirement

    More than two-thirds (68.1 percent) of the elderly poor are women. An October 2012 study by the American Association of University Women found that over the course of a 35-year career, an American woman with a college degree will make about $1.2 mi…
    - 33 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • Why lower gas prices are fleeting

    Why lower gas prices are fleeting

    If you didn’t hear it on the news, you probably noticed it the last time you filled up your car: gasoline prices have been dropping lately after holding fairly steady for a year or so, following world oil prices. After clicking your heels at the ga…
    - 38 days ago, 12 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • In praise of not planning

    In praise of not planning

    It’s a good thing that I am a planner by nature because, dealing with personal finance as I do involves a lot of long-term planning. So it might seem a little odd for me to take this position, but there are times when your finances might be better…
    - 40 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • Zeroing in on target-date funds

    Zeroing in on target-date funds

    For those investing for retirement, target-date funds sound like a great idea. Say you want to retire in 2030. Simply purchase a 2030 target-date fund, the wisdom holds, and the fund will do a lot of the heavy lifting for you when it comes to your in…
    - 45 days ago, 5 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • How to make money from home by starting a daycare

    How to make money from home by starting a daycare

    Quite a few parents choose to stay home because their entire salary would go to daycare if they went back to work full time after the birth of their child. If you are one of the stay-at-home parents who loves kids and wants to make money from home w…
    - 47 days ago, 3 Nov 14, 8:00am -
  • Funding Higher Education with an ISA

    Funding Higher Education with an ISA

    Have you ever watched the popular television show “Shark Tank”? In it, entrepreneurs pitch their young businesses to five rich tycoons (the “sharks”) in hopes of attracting an investment from one or more of them. Some entrepreneurs are youngs…
    - 52 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • 10 Steps on the Career Ladder

    10 Steps on the Career Ladder

    With the unemployment rate recently edging below 6 percent, the job market is starting to look healthier than it has been since before the Great Recession. While that market does not yet favor employees the way it did during the 1990s, it has recove…
    - 54 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • When Taking Vows, Vow to Spend Less

    When Taking Vows, Vow to Spend Less

    Talk to anyone 19 to 90, and they’re likely to have very clear memories of their first experience going steady. Mine came at the decidedly ancient age of 17, and I can recall that star-crossed life chapter like it happened last week. My perky, maho…
    - 59 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • 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…
    - 61 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • The Latest Occupational Hazard? Binge Working

    The Latest Occupational Hazard? Binge Working


    - 64 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,…
    - 66 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…
    - 68 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…
    - 71 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…
    - 73 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…
    - 75 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…
    - 78 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 8:00am -

$5 Dinners

  • Naan Pizza with Olives & Feta
    Can we talk for a minute about naan? I kinda love naan. And I don’t cook with it nearly enough. Maybe that’s because it’s like the Thin Mint cookies of bread, or something. Like, I take one bite and I can’t stop eating it. Just like I eat one…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 10:00pm -
  • New Holiday Baking Recipe ~ Chocolate Cherry Chiperoons
    Yum Chiperoon??? Yes. Chiperoon. If a Macaroon and a Chocolate Chip Cookie got married and had a kid…it would be a chip-eroon. Which is exactly what you find here! You’re planning a cookie exchange, attending one, or just baking up a storm and w…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 2:17pm -
  • Natural and Organic Deals: Last Minute Gift Ideas!
    Check out the latest natural and organic deals….. Deals on Amazon Save 50% off Conscious Box on a Amazon Local deal. This is an AWESOME last minute gift idea! Choose a 1month subscription (only $10) , 3 month for only $26 or 6 month for $49. Boxe…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 11:42pm -
  • White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
    Two dudes in my family aren’t fans of chocolate chip cookies. CCCs are generally my go-to cookie because I have my favorite recipe memorized and can make them from scratch without too much thought. Since there is usually some grumbling from a porti…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 10:00pm -
  • Roasted Winter Vegetables
    5 Ingredients. (If you don’t count salt and pepper.) Seriously, just 5. Sweet potatoes. Parnsips. Carrots. Olive oil. Fresh rosemary. Boom. 5 ingredients. So, this is totally delicious. Totally and ridiculously delicious. So much so that I made it…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 10:00pm -

Money Talks news

CreditCards.com Blog

  • Debt registry lets debtors check if a collector is legitimate
    Can a data warehouse help consumers check out debt collectors when they demand payment on an old bill? A new company is taking aim at one of the big problems with debt collection.
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  • Dear Santa: RFID-blocking bluejeans, please
    You know how my previous wish list included one of those stainless steel wallets that blocks digital pickpockets from hacking your credit card information right through your back pocket?Cancel that. I've discovered something waaay more fun: RFID-bl…
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  • My budget got run over by an automated auto loan payment
    Last week marked my second month of auto loan repayment, a $130 checking account overdraft and a three-day long financial headache when I logged onto my online banking account and found a duplicate auto loan payment was made. This is how the situatio…
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  • Quantum physics may power card security
    Let's leap to the Netherlands, where scientists at the University of Twente have published a paper that shows the way to fraud-free, unclonable credit and debit cards of the future that would make Zaphod Beeblebrox of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galax…
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  • Medical debt confounds even the experts
    Medical costs are so complicated, they sometimes even stump the experts. During a regulatory hearing last week, panelists shared their own headache-inducing run-ins with the way health services are billed and collected.
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  • I'm not William. Wrong number robocalls hard to fight
    For more than a year now, I've been living with constant calls from debt collectors, but the calls are for a man named William. No matter how many times I tell the callers they've got the wrong number, they keep calling back. And now I'm getting robo…
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  • 5 tips for affordable, last-minute holiday shopping
    As the number of days until I need to have my gifts ready for delivery dwindles, there are five tips I'll be using this weekend to combat shopping stress and prevent budget-busting or less-than-ideal gift purchases.
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  • 3 tips for donating money to increase happiness
    As the end of the year approaches, you may be trying to ramp up your charitable donations. Before you give away your hard-earned cash, think twice about where it's going. You may be able to reap more satisfaction from your giving - and maximize your…
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  • Save a few bucks with your card's rental car protection plan
    While saving my sanity during my holiday travels might be a lost cause, I figured the next best thing I could do was save money. By using my American Express card's extended rental car protection plan, I was able to do just that.
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  • Surviving on mobile wallets, Part 2: Apple Pay
    In the second of a two-part blog series, CreditCards.com's Yasmin Ghahremani tries to make all of her purchases for a week using only Apple Pay, the mobile wallet that works with iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. By the end, she's eager to find a dining establish…
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For the Mommas

  • New!Printable Coupon Roundup – Bic Razor & More

    Printable Coupon Roundup – Bic Razor & More

    Today’s Newest Printable Coupons are here! You can save more than $30.00 on beverages, foods, health care, personal care and household products. Beverages $1.00 off any TWO (2) V8 100% vegetable juice Foods $0.75 off any (1) one SeaPak product 8 oz…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:43am -
  • New!CVS: Easy Lip Liner by Milani $1.59

    CVS: Easy Lip Liner by Milani $1.59

    Pick Milani Cosmetics for just $1.99 at CVS with no coupons needed. Buy 1 thru Saturday & score $2.00 ECB. Easy Lip Liner by Milani usually costs $3.59 – $3.99 so you save alot. Deal Idea: Buy (1) Easy Lip Liner by Milani, 0.04 oz., $3.59 –…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:42am -
  • New!JC Penney – $5.00 off $5.00 Purchase

    JC Penney  – $5.00 off $5.00 Purchase

    JC Penney Coupon If you are a JC Penney email subscriber, check your email for a $5.00 off $5.00 Purchase JC Penney Coupon.   The coupon is valid through 12/31/14. Thanks, Couponaholic  
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:35am -
  • New!GameStop Coupon – $5.00 off $5.00 Purchase

    GameStop Coupon – $5.00 off $5.00 Purchase

    Game Stop Coupon You can get a new GameStop Coupon and save $5.00 off a $5.00 Purchase.  To get your coupon,  you will need to log into your account.  Use your coupon to save $5.00 on any GameStop purchase. To get your Game Stop Coupon  Log into…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:01am -
  • New!Clorox 2 Coupon – Save $1.50 & Store Deals

    Clorox 2 Coupon – Save $1.50 & Store Deals

    Clorox 2 Detergent Coupon There is a new Clorox 2 Coupon available to print. This coupon is good on size Clorox 2 Liquid Detergent. $1.25/1 Clorox 2 Coupon Walmart : Clorox 2 Liquid Detergent  $5.78 use $1.25 /1 Clorox 2 Coupon $4.28 after coupon Cl…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:48am -
  • New!Free 2-Day Shipping on select Fire and Kindle Devices

    Free 2-Day Shipping on select Fire and Kindle Devices

    For a limited time, enjoy Free 2-Day Shipping on select Fire and Kindle Devices. You can get kindle for $59.00, Fire HD Tablet from $79.00, amazon fire phone for $229 only. CLICK HERE for more HOT DEALS  
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • New!Giant Gas Deals 12/21/14 – Free Hormel Chili & More

    Giant Gas Deals 12/21/14 – Free Hormel Chili & More

    Giant Gas Deals 12/21/14 Here are the Giant Gas Deals starting 12/21/14.  We will have two sets of gas points. $.30 off wyb 8 Martins Chips - $2.50Ghirardelli Baking Chips - $2.50Hormel Chili - $1.33$0.55/2 Hormel Chili Product Printable$0.55/2 Horm…
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  • New!Perdue Chicken Coupon – Save $1.50 & Giant Deal

    Perdue Chicken Coupon – Save $1.50 & Giant Deal

    Perdue Chicken Coupon We have a new Perdue Chicken Coupon available to print.  The coupon is good for $1.50 off Perdue Chicken and can be found in zip code 77477. Print $1.50/1 Perdue Chicken Coupon Giant Deal (starts 12/21/14) Buy Perdue Chicken $5…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:05pm -
  • New!Starbucks – 50% off Peppermint Mocha {12/20}

    Starbucks – 50% off Peppermint Mocha {12/20}

    Stop into Starbucks and get half off any size Peppermint Mocha, Saturday 12/20 noon-close at participating stores). Hot, iced or as a Starbucks Frappuccino. Starbucks Half Off Peppermint Mocha 
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:00pm -
  • New!Amazon Fire HD Tablet $79.00 {BEST PRICE}

    Amazon Fire HD Tablet $79.00 {BEST PRICE}

    For a limited time, pick up the Amazon Fire HD Tablet for only $79.00, shipped free. Fast quad-core processor, front and rear-facing cameras, five colors options… See more Our most affordable tablet ever—with fast quad-core processor, HD display,…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:41pm -
  • New!$4.00/2 Carnation Breakfast Essentials Coupon {Back Again}

    $4.00/2 Carnation Breakfast Essentials Coupon {Back Again}

    This coupon is back again. We have a new printable Carnation Breakfast Essentials Coupon available to print. Save $4.00 on two Carnation Breakfast Essentials with this new coupon. Print $4.00/2 Carnation Breakfast Essentials Coupon Walmart Deal: Buy…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:35pm -
  • New!CVS: Free Revlon Makeup

    CVS: Free Revlon Makeup

    Starting 12/21/14, RUN to CVS to pick up this HOT Moneymaker Deal! CVS will have an ECB Deal on Revlon Products. Buy 2 Revlon Eye Shadow Links for $6.38 and you get a $5.00 ECB. The best part is you can get Revlon Cosmetics for FREE + $0.62 moneym…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:00pm -
  • New!Amazon Local Coupon Code : Extra 15% off Sitewide

    Amazon Local Coupon Code : Extra 15% off Sitewide

    Enjoy great local deals that save you up to 75% on restaurants, spas, entertainment, and more with Amazon Local. Now you can save an extra 15% off sitewide when you use Code HOLIDAYS at checkout. This offer expires on 12/20/14 or while supplies las…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:30pm -
  • New!Old Navy: Up to 75% off Sitewide

    Old Navy: Up to 75% off Sitewide

    Grab this HOT Deal at Old Navy which will save you up to 75% off the entire store in-stores only. This deal is valid thru 12/24/20. And for those shopping online, you can take an additional 25% off your online order with the code PRANCER. You will al…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:00pm -
  • New!LivingSocial Coupon – 20% off Your Purchase

    LivingSocial Coupon – 20% off Your Purchase

    LivingSocial Coupon Take 20% off your purchase with a new LivingSocial   Coupon.    20% off your next purchase with promo code INSTANT20 at  checkout  Apply LivingSocial  Coupon  Take 20% off your next purchase for almost any deal on LivingS…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:30pm -
  • New!Rite Aid: Starbucks K-Cups $4.99

    Rite Aid: Starbucks K-Cups $4.99

    Thru 12/20, Rite Aid has Starbucks K-Cups, 10 ct on sale for $6.99.  You can get them for just $5.49 when you use $1.50/1  Starbucks K-Cup Pack, 10 ct or larger from SmartSource Insert 11/23. If you don’t receive newspaper coupons then use …
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • New!DeLallo Calendar Giveaway + Holiday Recipes Roundup

    DeLallo Calendar Giveaway + Holiday Recipes Roundup

    The same meals year after year can get a little tiresome. ‘Tis the season for sharing, so here are some ways to mix it up Mediterranean-style. Check out some of the festive favorite recipes here and don’t forget to enter here for the DeLallo Cal…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:46pm -
  • New!Freebie Friday 12/19/14 – Check out What’s Free!

    Freebie Friday 12/19/14 – Check out What’s Free!

      Here are the week’s best freebies! Freebies: Amazon FREE MP3 Christmas Albums & Singles A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens – Free Audiobook Download The Snow Queen Audiobook – Free Download FREE Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rin…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:30pm -
  • New!CVS – $10.00 in FREE Oral Care {No Coupons}

    CVS – $10.00 in FREE Oral Care {No Coupons}

    Stop into CVS next week and pick up $10.00 in Free Oral Care Products. Spend $10.00 in Oral Care Products and you’ll get $10.00 back in ECB. Click here for even more of next weeks CVS Deals  Offer limit of 1 per household with card. Your extrabuc…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:17pm -
  • New!$3.00/1 Bic Soleil Glow Razor Coupon

    $3.00/1 Bic Soleil Glow Razor Coupon

    Bic Soleil Glow Razor Coupon There is a new high value $3.00/1 Bic Soliel Razor Coupon available to print. The coupon is good for $3.00 of Bic Soleil Glow Razors. Print $3.00/1 Bic Soliel Glow Coupon Target Deal: Buy BIC Soleil Glow, 3 pk, $5.99  us…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:17pm -
  • New!JC Penney – Free Disney SnowGlobes

    JC Penney – Free Disney SnowGlobes

    Stop into JC Penney this Sunday and get a free Disney Snow Globes. You may want to call ahead to be sure your store is participating.
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:15pm -
  • New!Free Book Friday – The Christmas Candle, The Christmas Shoppe & More

    Free Book Friday – The Christmas Candle, The Christmas Shoppe & More

    Each Friday, we will share Barnes & Noble’s Free Nook Book Friday and several free Kindle Books. Please note, we are not personally recommending these books, just letting you know they are free. FREE Kindle Books: My Dad is a Superhero by Lily Lex…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:00pm -
  • New!Hasbro Game Coupons – $12.00 in Savings!

    Hasbro Game Coupons – $12.00 in Savings!

    These Toys Coupons have reset. You can save $12.00 on Toys from Hasbro with these coupons. Print them before they are gone. $3.00 off MOUSE TRAP or CHASIN’ CHEEKY game $3.00 off HUNGRY HUNGRY HIPPOS or ELEFUN game $3.00 off MONOPOLY, SCRABBLE, or T…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • New!Weis Ad 12/21 – $.47 Krusteaz Mix and More!

    Weis Ad 12/21 – $.47 Krusteaz Mix and More!

    Weis Ad 12/21 The Weis Ad for 12/21 is available for everyone online.   If you cant see the page, you can go here and change your city. Here are some of the best deals: Purex Liquid - $1.99Clorox Bleach - $1.67Must buy 3 Super Pretzel B1G1 Free $1/1…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:47pm -
  • New!XBOX ONE Bundle Deals – As Low As $279.99

    XBOX ONE Bundle Deals – As Low As $279.99

      XBOX ONE Bundle Deals If you are still looking for an XBOX ONE, today is your day!   Check out these online savings, valid while supplies last.  These are the LOWEST prices to date. Xbox One Bundle Target - Pay $359.99 and get $70.00 Target Gif…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:17pm -
  • New!Target Cartwheel: Last Minute Gift Coupons

    Target Cartwheel: Last Minute Gift Coupons

    If your Christmas shopping is not yet over then here are some Last Minute Miracles from Target Cartwheel which are definitely worth spending for: 15% off iPad Air 2  30% off Infant & Toddler Apparel 30% off Playstation PS3 Bundles 30% off Sonia Kash…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • New!Amazon – More Giftcard Lightning Deals!

    Amazon – More Giftcard Lightning Deals!

    There will be some deals on giftcards today on Amazon.  These are lightning deals and available while supplies last. Available Now: $50.00 AERO Giftcard for $40.00 Jiffy Lube Holiday $25 Gift Card  Outback Steakhouse $50 Gift Card  Subway $25 Gift…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:57pm -
  • New!12-Month Xbox Music Pass $49.90 {50% off}

    12-Month Xbox Music Pass $49.90 {50% off}

    Get a whole year of ad-free music and access to 30 million songs from one of the largest digital music catalogs on the planet. Xbox Music Pass is available on PCs, tablets, smartphones, Xbox, and on the web, letting you access your music wherever you…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:33pm -
  • New!My Little Pony Elements of Harmony Friends Collection $5.98 Shipped

    My Little Pony Elements of Harmony Friends Collection $5.98 Shipped

    Target has My Little Pony Elements of Harmony Friends Collection for a HOT Price of $5.98 with FREE Shipping (reg: $11.99)!! Re-enact your favorite My Little Pony adventures or create brand new ones with the Elements of Harmony Friends set!  
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:31pm -
  • New!Rite Aid: AXE Spray $1.00 each

    Rite Aid: AXE Spray $1.00 each

    At Rite Aid, Axe Spray is on sale for $9.00 when you buy 2. But you can get it for as low as $1.00 each when you use $2.00 off ONE (1) AXE Spray Antiperspirant coupon plus you get $3.00 UPR. IF AXE Spray is included:  Print: $2.00/1 AXE Spray Ant…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:30pm -
  • New!Rockabye Rockers (Today Only)

    Rockabye Rockers (Today Only)

    Today only at Amazon, save up to 60% on Rockabye rockers starting from $60.59 only. All these order ship for FREE!! Here are some of the best ones: Rockabye Owlivia Pink Owl Rocker $60.59 (reg: $149.99) Rockabye Trax the Train Rocker $64.59 (reg: $15…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • New!CVS Coupon – $4.00 off $20.00 Coupon

    CVS Coupon – $4.00 off $20.00 Coupon

    Check your CVS account or your email account for a possible $4.00 off $20.00 CVS Coupon.  This coupon will be specific to your account.  Be sure to check out MyWeeklyAd and sign up for a free account.  Valid one time only. **See 12/21/14 weekly st…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • New!Free App Friday: $61.00 In Free Apps For Kids

    Free App Friday: $61.00 In Free Apps For Kids

    It is Friday and that means it is time for FREE Apps for the Kids! Download all apps for FREE today and save $61.00 in total! The apps include Pepi Ride, The Drip Drops and Fruit Ninja. Most of these apps are free ONLY UNTIL 10 p.m. (U.S. CDT) on…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • New!Save This Holiday Shopping Season #ChaseHolidays

    Save This Holiday Shopping Season #ChaseHolidays

    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase Ultimate Rewards for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. This year, like most of you, most of my Christmas Shopping will be done online.  I am almost finished with my shopping list, but there a…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:48pm -
  • New!Childrens Place – All Denim $5.99

    Childrens Place – All Denim $5.99

    For a limited time, the Childrens Place offers 25% off all orders with coupon code 25OFFER3 at checkout. If your shopping instores, you can use a 25% off printable coupon. If your shopping instores, use your coupon and pick up denim for only $5.99 af…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:30pm -
  • New!Cents of Style: Boots from $19.56 Shipped

    Cents of Style: Boots from $19.56 Shipped

    Cents of Style has a special Boots Sale where you can get 30% off the original prices with a code. They have boots starting from 19.56 Shipped when you use Code BOOTDEAL at checkout. Also get the roundup of the HOTTEST DEALS here.
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:00pm -
  • New!Shoprite: Nivea Smooth Sensation Lotion $.29

    Shoprite: Nivea Smooth Sensation Lotion $.29

    Woohoo, we have another awesome deal for you. Shoprite has Nivea Smooth Sensation lotion on sale for a great price and we have that awesome high valve $5/2 coupon from the 12/14 SS insert. And we can score these for just $.29 each after coupon, stock…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:00pm -
  • New!Gilmore Girls Complete Series $52.99 Shipped

    Gilmore Girls Complete Series $52.99 Shipped

    Get the Complete Series Collection of the Gilmore Girls at a great discount of 80% at Amazon. You get it for $52.99 with Free Shipping (reg: $258.82). This set includes all episodes from the 7 seasons and all bonus material from the season sets. A…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:39pm -
  • New!My First Disney Princess Ariel Toddler Doll $10.39

    My First Disney Princess Ariel Toddler Doll $10.39

    Get My First Disney Princess Ariel Toddler Doll at a great price of only $10.39 (reg: $25.99) at Amazon. Her very special dress is decorated with a glittery scene from her fairytale adventures and her matching tiara sparkles with magic jewels! Yo…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:18pm -
  • New!Disney INFINITY: Toy Box Starter Pack (2.0 Edition) $39.99

    Disney INFINITY: Toy Box Starter Pack (2.0 Edition) $39.99

    Amazon has the Disney Infinity Toy Box Starter Pack (2.0 Edition) is one sale for $39.00!  This is a limited time deal only! Enter the new Toy Box 2.0 where you can mix match and mash up characters and worlds to create any adventure you can imagine…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:44pm -

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  • New!*Expired* Buy $100 Nordstrom gift card get $20 Amazon credit

    *Expired* Buy $100 Nordstrom gift card get $20 Amazon credit

    That was short lived but I hope a few of you were able to take advantage of the deal. HOT deal for those who love Nordstrom of plan to give a gift card. Amazon has an awesome promotion running on Nordstrom gift cards. Buy a $100 Nordstrom gift card…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:39pm -
  • New!Christmas Cookie Recipe Round-up

    Christmas Cookie Recipe Round-up

    Christmas Cookie Recipes Here’s a round up of our favorite Christmas Cookie recipes: Monster Cookies Homemade Chocolate Bark Homemade Almond Roca Mocha Cookies Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Peanut Butter Cups Whole Wheat Shortbread Cookies Homemade Who…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • New!LEGO Ninjago Kai Fighter Toy for $14.19 — BEST price!

    LEGO Ninjago Kai Fighter Toy for $14.19 — BEST price!

    I’ve been waiting for this to drop all season and this is the lowest it’s going to go. Amazon has the LEGO Ninjago 70721 Kai Fighter Toy for $14.19 right now. Cheaper than Target and $2 cheaper than Walmart. This is on my son’s list this ye…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:45pm -
  • New!Madden Girl Women’s Cullenn Motorcycle Boot just $31.49 after coupon code — BEST price!

    Madden Girl Women’s Cullenn Motorcycle Boot just $31.49 after coupon code — BEST price!

    Amazon has the Madden Girl Women’s Cullenn Motorcycle Boot for $31.49 after you enter the coupon code 25OFFSHOES at checkout. (3 colors available, price varies just a bit.) I’m loving these short boots and may be added them to my list. Plus, g…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:30pm -
  • New!Rockabye Rockers for toddlers on sale 60% off

    Rockabye Rockers for toddlers on sale 60% off

    Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day is up to 60% off Rockabye Rockers. Prices start around $60 and will arrive in time for Christmas! Shipping is FREE with Amazon Prime or a qualifying order of $35 on eligible items. Prices are subject to change at…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:15pm -
  • New!Dollar Tree Deals for December 17-24

    Dollar Tree Deals for December 17-24

    Here are this week’s Dollar Tree deals. Product availability varies by region and by store, so your store may not have the same selection. Find the full list of this week’s Dollar Tree deals, plus a printable list feature, here. Product may vary…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:00pm -
  • New!The Wizard of Oz on Blu-ray for $7.99

    The Wizard of Oz on Blu-ray for $7.99

    Amazon has the The Wizard of Oz: 75th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray for $7.99 right now. This will arrive before Christmas if you order today or tomorrow! Make sure you check out our other DVD deals: Movies on DVD for $5 or less Movies on Blu-ray fo…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:45pm -
  • New!Coupons coming in this Sunday’s newspaper (12/21)

    Coupons coming in this Sunday’s newspaper (12/21)

    It looks like we are getting up to 1 coupon insert in this Sunday’s newspaper: 1 Procter & Gamble (P&G) Looking for a sweet deal on your local paper? I have exclusive offers for the following Northwest newspapers: The Oregonian — absolutely fanta…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:30pm -
  • New!WinCo Deals as of December 19th

    WinCo Deals as of December 19th

    Here’s are the best WinCo deals available now. WinCo prices and product availability vary by store, so you may or may not find these exact deals or prices in your store. PRODUCE Pomegranates on sale $1.48 Oranges on sale $.78 BAKING Winco Extra Vir…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • New!New $1.25/1 Clorox coupon (no size restrictions) + Safeway deal

    New $1.25/1 Clorox coupon (no size restrictions) + Safeway deal

    Here a great new coupon for $1.25/1 Clorox product coupon. I immagine you can find small packs of wipes for free at most stores with this. You can also take it to Safeway for this deal: SAFEWAY Clorox Clean Up on sale $2.50 with weekly ad coupon Use…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:50pm -
  • New!*Updated* Best LEGO Deals Available

    *Updated* Best LEGO Deals Available

    Best LEGO Deals Here’s a list of all the best LEGO deals running on Amazon right now. Each set is confirmed to be the lowest available price on the internet, and is 20-40% off retail. As always, Amazon prices change without notice, so please commen…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:27pm -
  • New!Amazon Daily Deals: 70% Off Samsonite Luggage Sets, Sony Headphones, Gilmore Girls and Rockabye Rockers today only (12/19)

    Amazon Daily Deals: 70% Off Samsonite Luggage Sets, Sony Headphones, Gilmore Girls and Rockabye Rockers today only (12/19)

    Amazon’s Gold Box Deals of the Day are the 70% Off Samsonite Two-Piece Spinner Luggage Sets. There are three different sets available with this deal prices as low as $119.99. Sony headphones on sale 60% off. The lowest price is $7.99 which is $…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • New!Fred Meyer: FREE Sierra Mist 2 liter eCoupon available today only (12/19)

    Fred Meyer: FREE Sierra Mist 2 liter eCoupon available today only (12/19)

    Get a FREE Sierra Mist 2L when you load the eCoupon to your Fred Meyer Rewards Card. Search by “beverages” to find the eCoupon quickly. The eCoupon is available today only and you must use it by January 4, 2015. If you can’t find the free eCou…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:45pm -
  • New!Mega Bloks First Builders Dragon Castle (Tub) for $12.10 (BEST price!)

    Mega Bloks First Builders Dragon Castle (Tub) for $12.10 (BEST price!)

    Prices are dropping like crazy on toys. Amazon has the Mega Bloks First Builders Dragon Castle (Tub) for $12.10 right now. Easy-to-build Dragon Castle Set Includes knight figurine with cart and dragon figurine A sticker sheet to decorate blocks to m…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:30pm -
  • New!Safeway: $5 Friday deals for 12/19/14 (Marie Callenders, C&H Sugar, Prego + more)

    Safeway: $5 Friday deals for 12/19/14 (Marie Callenders, C&H Sugar, Prego + more)

    Here are this week’s best $5 Friday deals at Safeway: Cape Cod Chips on sale $1.67 Marie Callenders Pie on sale $5 Use $1/1 coupon from 12/7 SS insert Use Safeway double (-$.50) $3.50 after coupon & double C&H Sugar (4 lb) on sale $1.67 (lowest pri…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • New!New Seasons Deals for December 17-24

    New Seasons Deals for December 17-24

    Here are the best deals at New Seasons this week. The New Seasons ad runs Wednesday-Tuesday. Organic Satsuma Mandarins on sale $1.99/ lb Maui Jet-Fresh Pineapple on sale $.99/ lb Whole Cooked Dungeness Crab on sale $6.99/ lb Natural Directions Organi…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:30pm -
  • New!Nerf Super Soaker Tri Strike Crossbow Soaker for $13.96 (BEST price!)

    Nerf Super Soaker Tri Strike Crossbow Soaker for $13.96 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Nerf Super Soaker Tri Strike Crossbow Soaker for $13.96 right now (reg. $24.99). Awesome price drop outside of summer clearance. Tri Strike Crossbow soaker has deployable crossbow arms Arms in for single-stream, long-distance blasting…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:00pm -
  • New!Today’s Amazon Holiday Toy Lightning Deals |Monster High, Bendon, Crayola and a lot more toys! (12/19)

    Today’s Amazon Holiday Toy Lightning Deals |Monster High, Bendon, Crayola and a lot more toys! (12/19)

    Amazon Toy Lightning Deals Here are Amazon’s Holiday Toy List Daily Lightning Deals for December 19 (times listed are Pacific). Remember, many of these deals open 30 minutes early for Amazon Prime members (these items are marked with an *). Note t…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:44pm -
  • Fisher-Price Disney’s Planes Sound Action Flyers El Chupacabra for $5.89 (BEST price!)

    Fisher-Price Disney’s Planes Sound Action Flyers El Chupacabra for $5.89 (BEST price!)

    I cannot believe how much toy prices are dropping. Amazon has the Fisher-Price Disney’s Planes Sound Action Flyers El Chupacabra for $5.89 right now. Another BEST price! Features El Chupacabra from Disney’s Planes movie Responds to kids movement…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:31am -
  • ECR4Kids 3-Tier Toy Storage Organizer with 12 Bins for $49.49 (BEST price!)

    ECR4Kids 3-Tier Toy Storage Organizer with 12 Bins for $49.49 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the ECR4Kids 3-Tier Toy Storage Organizer with 12 Bins for $49.49 right now. Awesome reviews and the best price. Perfect for storing all those little toys in one place. Three tier storage organizer Includes 12 scoop-front tote bins Built-i…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:26am -
  • Neat-Oh! LEGO Ninjago Neat-Oh! Battle Arena (Green) for $7.32 (BEST price!)

    Neat-Oh! LEGO Ninjago Neat-Oh! Battle Arena (Green) for $7.32 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Neat-Oh! LEGO Ninjago Neat-Oh! Battle Arena (Green) for $7.32 right now. This is the best price this has ever been and at least $5 less than other retailers. A perfect toy and storage solution all in one Colorful, durable, wipe clean s…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:21am -
  • Portlandia: A Guide for Visitors

    Portlandia: A Guide for Visitors

    Amazon has the Portlandia: A Guide for Visitors for $12.67 right now. The description of this book is the best. Thinking of visiting Portlandia? Discover all that this magical, dreamy city has to offer with PORTLANDIA: A Guide for Visitors. Inside…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:00am -
  • Target: DVD & Blu-ray deals for this week

    Target: DVD & Blu-ray deals for this week

    Target has some awesome deals on DVD’s and Blu-ray’s this week that were posted in this week’s deal post on Monday. Just in case you missed them I’ve highlighted them all here. I’m thinking we need to pick up the Home Alone pack. Classic. H…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Step2 Play and Shade Pool for $37.69 (BEST price!)

    Step2 Play and Shade Pool for $37.69 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Step2 Play and Shade Pool for $37.69 right now. I guess now is the time to get a good deal on outdoor toys :). This is $18 less than anywhere else on the web right now! Crazy. Features two molded-in seats Designed to hold a 40″ (101.…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:00pm -
  • Awake: The Story of Sleeping Beauty–With Espresso for FREE (Kindle edition) December 18-20 only

    Awake: The Story of Sleeping Beauty–With Espresso for FREE (Kindle edition) December 18-20 only

    For a limited time, you can download Awake: The Story of Sleeping Beauty–With Espresso (Tangled Tales) for FREE ($.99 value)! This deal is available December 18-20 only. No fairy tale is safe when author Karleen Tauszik starts thinking, ‘What if…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 10:30pm -
  • Layered raspberry and cream dessert (recipe)

    Layered raspberry and cream dessert (recipe)

    Layered raspberry & cream dessert (recipe) Most of the time I try to feature recipes that focus on whole foods and fresh ingredients. This is not one of those times. But what this recipe lacks in nutritional value, it makes up for with its good looks…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • Skamania Lodge from $119/night

    Skamania Lodge from $119/night

    Skamania Lodge Deal **Still available! We all love this deal when it pops up. Get a 1-night stay at Skamania lodge from $119/night. There is limited time left on this deal so act now if you’re interested. It’s just 45 minutes from Portland and a…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:30pm -
  • Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man Hero Mask for $5.99 (BEST price!)

    Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man Hero Mask for $5.99 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man Hero Mask for $5.99 right now. My boys have one of these and they LOVE it. It’s regularly $10. Ultimate Spider-Man Hero Mask Comfort-padded eyepiece Adjustable straps Shipping is FREE with Amazon Prime or…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:00pm -
  • Whole Foods Market for December 17- 24

    Whole Foods Market for December 17- 24

    Here are the best deals at Whole Foods. Find the full list of this week’s Whole Foods deals, including a printable list feature, here. Canned Goods & Soups . Pacific Foods Organic Broth, 32 oz – $2.50 $0.75/1 Pacific Foods Broth, 32 oz Final Pric…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:40pm -
  • Lay-n-Go Lite, Green/Blue for $13.78 (BEST price!)

    Lay-n-Go Lite, Green/Blue for $13.78 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Lay-n-Go Lite, Green/Blue for $13.78 right now. This is the perfect solution for storing and transporting LEGOs and other small toys. This item is $18 on other sites right now! 100 Percent nylon fabric provides a tough and water repell…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:20pm -

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  • 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...
    - 94 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...
    - 96 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...
    - 99 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
    - 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
    - 27 Aug 14, 9:29am -

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  • New!‘Gift of Savings’ Perfect For Michiganders
    Consumers Credit Union is paying 1.50% APY on 19-month CDs with the hashtag #GiftofSavings.Our response: #NicePresent #OpenItThis odd-term special requires a $1,000 minimum deposit of new money, or funds not already on deposit at this west Michiga…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • Idaho CD Rates Heat Up The Holidays
    Pioneer Federal Credit Union has a couple of odd-term CDs that are paying more than the best nationally available 1- and 2-year CDs.Its members can earn:
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • Fed Stays The Course On Interest Rates
    The Federal Reserve announces it will be "patient" for a "considerable time" when it comes to raising interest rates.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 7:28pm -
  • Here’s Where To Earn More Than 1% On A Savings Account Without A Big Balance
    Cardinal Bank is allowing savers in the Washington, D.C., area to earn 1.09% APY on a First Choice Savings account with a balance of just $500.
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • Iowa CU Celebrates With Truly Special CDs
    Members of Veridian Credit Union can’t make a bad choice when it comes to its 80th anniversary CD special. They can earn 2.25% APY on any term from 19 to 34 months.
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • Top 5-Year CD Rate Could End Year Higher
    After a brief stall, 60-month CD rates are up and running again.
    - 6 days ago, 14 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Jumbo Mortgage Deal: 3.75%, No Points
    Aurora Financial is offering one of December's best deals on 30-year, fixed-rate jumbo mortgages in 15 states.
    - 7 days ago, 13 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Spreading Holiday Joy Among Savers…
    Signal Financial Federal Credit Union is celebrating the holidays with a special 49-month CD that's available through the end of December.
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • Three Banks Vie For Top-Paying MMAs
    EverBank and Citizens State Bank both pay more than 1% on their money market accounts but different terms make it difficult to pick the best one.
    - 9 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • Surprising Short-Term Rate For NY Savers
    Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union has the best deal on short-term CDs that we've seen in a very long time, paying 1.44% APY on 140-day accounts.
    - 10 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • CD Rate-Chasing Has Its Pitfalls
    I sometimes feel like I’ve been chasing CD rates forever.It’s exhausting. Plus, it has pitfalls, all of which I seem to have stumbled across.Here are some that have vexed me:I don’t act quickly enough, and the deal I’m chasing vanishes.Th…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • Philly Deal Pays 2% On 48-Month CDs
    Royal Bank America is offering a very respectable return on 4-year CDs for savers in southeast Pennsylvania and the Jersey suburbs of Philadelphia.
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • 3-Year CDs Show Sign Of Life Late In 2014
    Don't settle for average returns when you can make up to 1.45% APY from one of these top nationally available deals on 36-month CDs.
    - 13 days ago, 7 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Buy Or Refi With A 5-Year ARM That Starts At 2.75% With No Points, Low Fees
    Gateway Bank Mortgage, Inc. is offering one of December's best deals on 5-year adjustable-rate mortgage.
    - 14 days ago, 6 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Midwest CD Deal Beats Best National Rates
    If you live in eastern Iowa or northwestern Illinois you’re going to like 1st Gateway Credit Union and its special 40-month CD rate of 2.05% APY.
    - 15 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 3:10pm -
  • Idaho CU Keeps National CD Deals Going
    Capital Educators Federal Credit Union has promotional rates on 12-month, 18-month, 24-month and 60-month CDs that are available to savers coast-to-coast.
    - 16 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 3:00pm -
  • Celebrate The Holidays…8 Banks Are Now Paying 1% Or More On Savings Accounts
    Seven banks are now paying at least 1.00% APY on nationally available savings accounts. That's something we haven’t seen in nearly three years.
    - 17 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • December Brings First Changes In Top CDs
    The first couple of days of December have been surprisingly quiet. But we've still seen a few interesting changes in the top national and local deals we follow.
    - 18 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 5:40pm -
  • Hello, iGObanking…It’s Really Me Out Here In Cyberspace
    We all have problems with individual banks so I don't usually write about my own personal grievances. But my problem with iGObanking.com seems to be experienced by many others.
    - 18 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • Banks Keep Pushing Up 1-Year CD Rates
    For the second consecutive month, the very best 12-month CD rates have improved, and now three banks share the top spot on our CD Rates Leaderboard.
    - 20 days ago, 30 Nov 14, 12:00pm -

MainStreet.com

How to Get Out of Debt

  • New!UK Law Firm is Trying to Collect on My Dubai Debts
    “Dear Jon, I took out a credit card in the UAE with First Gulf Bank, however I had to leave the UAE sooner than expected and was unable to clear the CC before I left. Prior to leaving I had always made payments on time, and had asked how to make pa…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:35pm -
  • New!Consumers With Mortgage Problems Continue to be Gullible Lambs
    After writing about consumer debt issues for decades now, I have to admit it gets very frustrating watching people fall for the same old scams over and over. Do people never learn or does commonsense and logic just fly out the window the minute someo…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:24pm -
  • Thomas Macey and Jeffrey Aleman Get Slapped by IL Board
    For some time now there has been an open action by the Illinois Attorney Registion and Disciplinary Commissions against Macey and Aleman of Legal Helpers Debt Resolution. Well the final report is out and it surprised me. Well, I wasn’t shocked that…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:07pm -
  • How Do I Get Navient to Settle My Federal Student Loan for Less?
    “Dear Steve, I have a student loan with Navient (formerly Sallie Mae). A relative of mine has come into some money and has offered to pay on the load (in full), however, they have urged me to try and negotiate a settlement deal. Having spoken to my…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:20pm -
  • AFBC and Student Loan Payment Reduction Department
    An amazing reader, JMAN sent in a new debt relief mailer through my I Buy Junk Mail program. This one is for something called the Student Loan Document Preparation and Processing Services Program, Student Loan Payment Reduction Department, and AF Stu…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:37pm -
  • CT Kicks More Debt Relief Ass. When Will the Industry Learn to Not Piss Off CT?
    Maybe more in the debt relief world can learn by the unfortunate actions below by the Connecticut Department of Banking. I’ll let their words give the lesson that needs to be learned. LOCN, Inc, United Relief Services – December 3, 2014 1. LOCN I…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 9:05pm -
  • Debt Collectors – A Changing Landscape. Here is What the Future Brings.
    Having been a GetOutOfDebt.org site reader and contributor for many years, I am used to seeing posts about what the New Year will bring to debt relief services. Below, I offer my own brief version of what may come in 2015, but with a focus on debt co…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 8:40pm -
  • Government Goes After Student Loan Assistance Companies
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has taken action against some student loan assistance companies that are selling programs to consumers saying they can offer great benefits to those with student loans. The CFPB went so far as to say th…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 4:13pm -
  • FTC Shuts Down Scads of Phony Mortgage Relief Scammers
    The Federal Trade Commission has announced a federal court has entered orders against 22 defendants who offered financially strapped consumers fake home-loan modification services that the FTC claims violated the FTC Act and the Mortgage Assistance R…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 2:59pm -
  • I Co-Signed With Sallie Mae for My Daughter. Now They Want to Sue Me.
    “Dear Steve, I am having an issue with Sallie Mae student loan debt that I co-signed for. They are threatening to sue me since my daughter cannot pay the debt. I am unemployed and have been out of work off and on for over 6 years. I have only worke…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 3:26pm -
  • Nationwide Student Relief – Consumer Complaint – December 10, 2014
    Consumer Statement: Nationwide Student Relief said they could help reduce the amount of my student loan payments, I have sent the paper work certified, never picked it up, will not return calls or emails, already collected the $595 fee. Preying on co…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 2:45pm -
  • Do I Need to Leave My Boyfriend Because of His Debt?
    “Dear Steve, Where do I begin…. Well first this question is about my boyfriend more so than me. My boyfriend just turned 34 and I am about to be 27. When I met him he had just been laid off from his sales job in 2011. He had to move out of his ap…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 5:08pm -
  • National Student Servicing – Consumer Complaint – December 9, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I was told I would have my payments reduced by paying the $600 over 3 months to have my student loans paid in 10 years. That is false and my loans won[‘t be paid for 20 years. Total rip off. Consumer Action Taken: I have contact…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 3:59pm -
  • How Do I Rehabilitate my Wells Fargo Student Loan ACS Education is Servicing?
    “Dear Steve, I am currently having my wages garnished for a defaulted student loan and am trying to find information on rehabilitation. I am fairly certain that since my financial situation has significantly improved I would be able to successfully…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 4:15pm -
  • Star Loan Network – Consumer Complaint – December 5, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I was looking for a personal loan and I placed my name with a loan seeking agency. No sooner than I hit send, my phone rang. It was a man named Alan Smith of Star Loan Network. He called me from an 844 area code and said that he w…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 7:13pm -
  • Michael Lupolover Gets His Comeupance. Now it Makes Sense.
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently ended a debt settlement case they pursued with a prison sentence for the lawyer owner of that company, click here. But what was a bit of a mystery in that case was how Michael Lupolover, an attorney,…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 7:09pm -
  • Student Loan Resolve – Consumer Complaint – December 2, 2014
    Consumer Statement: I to was scammed student loan resolve they told me I would need $500 dollars for enrollment and fees and 49 dollars a month would go toward my student loans for 300 month’s and the rest of my loan debt would be forgiven. My stud…
    - 18 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 3:36pm -
  • Reader Expresses Concern Over Spire Law Group Going POOF!
    I received the following tip from a reader, send your tips in here. Apparently Spire Law Group has finally fully imploded. The reader says, “Spire Law is closed down( Aug 2014) leaving all their clients holding the bag. The Abeel v Bank of America…
    - 18 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 3:25pm -
  • Rescue One Financial Still Sending Unsecured Personal Loan Mailers
    An amazing reader sent in a new debt relief mailer through my I Buy Junk Mail program. I’ve covered Rescue One mailers before and it elicited an alleged former employee to speak out. See this link. My previous coverage even wound up with a rather d…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • My Student Loan Lender Wants to Take My House
    “Dear Steve, I have a very old defaulted student loan that is being paid via an attachment to my tax returns annually. I just received a letter that I may be forced to sell my house to fully pay this loan off. What can I do to protect my house? I h…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 2:57pm -
  • Why Am I Not Getting My PayPal Master Card E-Statements From Synchrony Bank?
    “Dear Steve, I have signed up for e-statements. The email account to which they were being sent was changed in October since I was not receiving the statement monthly and the “customer service” representative suggested that of course the proble…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 2:51pm -
  • Why Doesn’t My Student Loan Lender Apply My Extra Payments?
    “Dear Steve, I have a question regarding paying extra on my student loans. I have three loans outstanding, with rates varying from 3.4% to 5.8%. I pay the minimum monthly, and am always in time. In fact, I try to be proactive and pay a little more…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 2:44pm -
  • I Have Unpaid Debts from the UK. What Can I Do?
    “Dear Jon, I have unpaid credit cards from banks, unpaid phone bills and I bought a laptop and a tablet on installment which I started to pay already. However my visa has run out and I had to return back to my home country. It’s been 8 months sin…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 2:14pm -
  • What I Learned as an Attorney From Discharging Student Loans in Bankruptcy
    I asked attorney Lindsay Smith for some feedback to share with you about her experiences in representing consumers against student loan companies. 1) What did you learn from defending a recent consumer against a student loan company? I learned: a) No…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 2:08pm -
  • Navient Won’t Help Me Repay My Debts. What Can I Do?
    “Dear Steve, I have a private student loan from 2008 that I haven’t been able to make the payments on since June of this year. The amount is about 22k and it was from Sallie Mae, but is now Navient. I was under a payment plan but was not able to…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 1:41pm -
  • Will I Be Arrested for Back Council Tax at Heathrow?
    “Dear Jon, Back in England I couldn’t afford to pay my Council Tax when working and eventually it went to a payment plan. However shortly after this, I emigrated and naturally haven’t heard anything since. I’m now having to head back due to a…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 1:18pm -
  • Creditors Concourse Trust – Crazy Times
    A reader wanted me to look at the website of a company called Creditors Concourse Trust at cctrusts.net. After looking at the site, I can see why. The site claims to be able to negotiate better terms with creditors by creating a trust which provides…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 1:11pm -
  • My Bank Agreed to Settle My Credit Card Debt But Now Wants More
    “Dear Michael, I have secured loans on a horse trailer and a John Deere tractor which I am current on paying. I have an unsecured master card with Bank of America. I suffered a fire 2 years ago & lost a part of my home, etc. I used my credit card t…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 9:08pm -
  • Debt Settlement CEO Goes to Jail. Industry Goes to Denial.
    Recently attorney Michael Livitis, the CEO of Mission Settlement Agency, was sentenced to nine years in jail. His co-defendants, Denis Kuryland, Boris Schulman, and Manuel Cruz pled guilty as well. This case wasn’t an unusual outlier. From all outw…
    - 26 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 4:26pm -
  • How The Advocacy For Consumer Rights Helps Consumers
    Recently, Leyton Ward and I, who used to be in a tussle with, had a chance to sit down together and meet. He was gracious to share what TAFCR does and why most people don’t understand it. After spending time with Leyton I will admit what he tries t…
    - 26 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 2:09pm -

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…
    - 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…
    - 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

  • It’s the 3 Little Things: Holiday Shopping, a Ghostly Tale, & a Tired Eye Cure

    It’s the 3 Little Things: Holiday Shopping, a Ghostly Tale, & a Tired Eye Cure

    Happy Friday, friends! I can’t believe that I am taking a real vacation from the blog! I really need to get back to center with my people so I will be out of the office December 13th-28th! I have a date with this book (have you read it? I can’t…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 3:05pm -
  • Gluten-Free Cranberry Orange Morning Buns

    Gluten-Free Cranberry Orange Morning Buns

    From our food contributor, Shaina Olmanson. A recipe for gluten-free breakfast rolls with cranberries and an orange-infused sugar swirl and icing that drips between the cracks and glazes deep into the seams. Last winter my mother-in-law was diagnose…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Freebie Friday December 12, 2014

    Freebie Friday December 12, 2014

    Happy Freebie Friday, everyone! We would like to thank Couponing 101 for assisting us with our freebies each week for loads of deals, savings, and freebies! This week on MomAdvice I share some DIY Holiday Mantel Decorating Ideas and some sweet holi…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Shine On During the Holidays With Crazy 8

    Shine On During the Holidays With Crazy 8

    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Crazy 8. Each holiday I get my kids new outfits to parade around to our annual family functions.  With an extended family of our size and two sides living in one town, you better believe there is a…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Amy’s Notebook 12.10.14

    Amy’s Notebook 12.10.14

    Source: The Inspired Room I love a Christmas staircase with style. Reasons to run your slow cooker at night. 14 health & fitness gadgets worth giving. 3 ways to DIY dough ornaments. Things to do before before the holidays that you’ll thank yoursel…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • The MomAdvice Top Ten of 2014 (Some Behind-the-Scenes Hilarity Too)

    The MomAdvice Top Ten of 2014 (Some Behind-the-Scenes Hilarity Too)

    Friends, I just want to say a quick thank you for another year of great fun. Next month I celebrate my 11th year in this business and it is still incredible to me that a job I made up (I mean, I really did!) had such staying power. Did I ever think I…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Apron Full of Giveaways 12.09.14

    Apron Full of Giveaways 12.09.14

    Source: Kitsch N Style,  $36.00   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 famil…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 10:55am -
  • My Top Ten Books of 2014

    My Top Ten Books of 2014

    I still have one more month of reading to go, but I always like to deliver my top ten reads to you for holiday giving and for you to enjoy reading over your holiday break. I have read 47 books so far this year and I read so many incredible books that…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • DIY Holiday Mantel Decorating Ideas

    DIY Holiday Mantel Decorating Ideas

      I can’t believe that the holidays are upon us and, if you are anything like me, the house is just begging you to decorate it for the season. I love beautiful holiday decorations, but I prefer simplicity, affordability, and smart investments that…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 10:30am -
  • It’s the 3 Little Things: Easy Bun Makers, Perfectly Airbrushed, & Blueberry Happiness

    It’s the 3 Little Things: Easy Bun Makers, Perfectly Airbrushed, & Blueberry Happiness

    Happy Friday, friends! It was another busy week of crafting and decking the halls at our house. I also stayed up far too late watching Peter Pan Live last night. I thought the cast and the sets were simply phenomenal. What did you think? We had new f…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 3:26pm -

Bargain Briana

  • New!Mac & Cheese Muffins

    Mac & Cheese Muffins

    If your family has only had Kraft macaroni and cheese, you’re missing out. While no one can argue that the bright orange stuff isn’t yummy on occasion, it does not even hold a candle to homemade macaroni and cheese–especially to […] Mac & Che…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:35pm -
  • New!The Five Rules of Regifting During the Holidays

    The Five Rules of Regifting During the Holidays

    With Christmas coming up, you may plan to do a little regifting. Whether your reason is because of budgetary constraints or simply because you have a number of gifts that were not useful to you when you received them and […] The Five Rules of Regif…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:00pm -
  • New!Find All the Best Cameras and Camcorders @BestBuy #CamerasatBestBuy #HintingSeason

    Find All the Best Cameras and Camcorders @BestBuy #CamerasatBestBuy #HintingSeason

    The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. If you are still looking for a perfect gift for a photography buff or are looking […] Find All the Best Camer…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:05pm -
  • New!Give the Gift of Amazon Prime

    Give the Gift of Amazon Prime

    Amazon Prime makes a great last minute gift idea and something that everyone would enjoy! In addition to fast, free shipping on more than 20 million items, when shoppers give the gift of Prime, they are also giving a year’s worth […] Give the Gi…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • New!$2.00/1 AXE Spray = 50% OFF at CVS (Starting 12/21)

    $2.00/1 AXE Spray = 50% OFF at CVS (Starting 12/21)

      There is a coupon to save $2.00 when you buy any ONE (1) AXE Spray Antiperspirant available to print. Grab this coupon and score a great deal on these at CVS starting 12/21. Be sure to print this coupon now! Here’s […] $2.00/1 AXE Spray = 50…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:00pm -
  • New!$2/1 OxiClean Laundry Detergent = 30 packs just $5.48

    $2/1 OxiClean Laundry Detergent = 30 packs just $5.48

      There is a coupon to save $2/1 OxiClean Laundry Detergent  available to print. Grab this coupon and check your local Target for OxiClean on clearance to score a great deal. Here’s a great Target deal for you:  OxiClean Laundry Detergent 30 […
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • New!Barbie Fashion Design Maker just $13.94 (72% OFF)

    Barbie Fashion Design Maker just $13.94 (72% OFF)

      Here is a HOT DEAL right now over on Amazon! Regular price for this Barbie Fashion Design Maker is $49.99! You can grab this right now for just $13.94! That’s 72% OFF! Don’t miss out on these savings, we […] Barbie Fashion Design Maker just…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:30pm -
  • New!Cents of Style: Boot Sale! Boots from $19.56 Shipped

    Cents of Style: Boot Sale! Boots from $19.56 Shipped

      Cents of Style is offering  boots on sale for 30% off the original price w/ the coupon code BOOTDEAL. Boots will be on sale from $19.56 & FREE SHIPPING. All will be under $40. There are over 25 styles to […] Cents of Style: Boot Sale! Boots fr…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • New!Top Retail & Restaurant Coupons: O’Charley’s, CVS, Container Store, and More!

    Top Retail & Restaurant Coupons: O’Charley’s, CVS, Container Store, 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: 12/22/2014) Bob Evans – Buy […] T…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:30pm -
  • New!Sears.com: KitchenAid Classic Plus 4.5 Quart Stand Mixer for as low as $127.99! (Reg. $299.99)

    Sears.com: KitchenAid Classic Plus 4.5 Quart Stand Mixer for as low as $127.99! (Reg. $299.99)

      Head on over to Sears.com and check out this deal you can score on a Kitchenaid Mixer! You can grab this KitchenAid Classic Plus 4.5 Quart Stand Mixer for as low as $127.99! Pay $299.99 get back $62.00 in points plus […] Sears.com: KitchenAid…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:00pm -
  • New!Holiday Gift-Giving Ideas for Those on a Budget

    Holiday Gift-Giving Ideas for Those on a Budget

    The holidays are hectic, not to mention expensive. Do you go on a lavish gift-giving spree for family and friends every year? Does the thought of how you’re going to afford another round of gifts this year throw you in […] Holiday Gift-Giving Ide…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:04pm -
  • New!Amazon Day 9 of 12 Days of Deals

    Amazon Day 9 of 12 Days of Deals

      Do you still need to fill those stockings? Amazons 12 Days of Deals Day 9 will help you out! They are offering deals today on stocking stuffers! Head on over and see what you can score a deal on […] Amazon Day 9 of 12 Days of Deals first appeare…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:57pm -
  • New!Walmart: Disney Planes Rollback#PlanesToTheRescue #CollectiveBias #Ad

    Walmart: Disney Planes Rollback#PlanesToTheRescue #CollectiveBias #Ad

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PlanesToTheRescue #CollectiveBias #Ad Looking for last minute holiday gift ideas? Delight the little ones in your life with Disney Planes items…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:08pm -
  • New!New Balance Men’s Running Shoes M750GB2 – $36.99

    New Balance Men’s Running Shoes  M750GB2 – $36.99

    Score the New Balance Men’s Running Shoes  M750GB2 for just $36.99 – this is 47% off the original price of $69.99. Make light work of a long haul with the New Balance 750v2, a running shoe that brings flexibility and […] New Balance Men’s Ru…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • New!Pick Your Prize Holiday Giveaway (2 Winners!)

    Pick Your Prize Holiday Giveaway (2 Winners!)

      We are celebrating this holiday season with a fun Pick Your Prize Holiday Giveaway! Bargain Briana has teamed up with some awesome blogs and businesses to bring you an fantastic giveaway for the upcoming holidays. The full list of […] Pick Your…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:51pm -
  • New!Meijer Two Day Ad 12/19 – 12/20/2014

    Meijer Two Day Ad 12/19 – 12/20/2014

    Meijer Two Day Ad 12/19 – 12/20/2014 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 Shopping List & Coupon…
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • New!Kroger Weekly Ad {Central} 12/18 – 12/24/2014

    Kroger Weekly Ad {Central} 12/18 – 12/24/2014

    Kroger Weekly Ad {Central} 12/18 – 12/24/2014 Check your ad for sale dates. This is the Kroger Central Matchup! I’ve included the highlights, see the Kroger Central page for the complete list of weekly deals! Click here to see the complete lis…
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  • Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs

    Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs

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  • Elf on the Shelf Alternatives

    Elf on the Shelf Alternatives

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  • $8.00/1 Elmo Let Imagine = $21.94 at Walmart

    $8.00/1 Elmo Let Imagine = $21.94 at Walmart

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    $5 off Mr. Peabody & Sherman DVD = $3.99 at Target

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  • Amazon: Toy Doll Clothes – 5 Piece Soccer Set for just $12.99 + FREE Shipping! (50% OFF)

    Amazon: Toy Doll Clothes – 5 Piece Soccer Set for just $12.99 + FREE Shipping! (50% OFF)

      Right now over on Amazon you can score this Toy Doll Clothes – 5 Piece Soccer Set for just $12.99 + FREE Shipping! Regular retail price is $24.99. **This is also on the Lightning Deal list, but if you […] Amazon: Toy Doll Clothes – 5 Piece S…
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  • Dollar Tree Freebie List 12/17 – 12/24/2014

    Dollar Tree Freebie List 12/17 – 12/24/2014

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  • Free Shipping Day Deals

    Free Shipping Day Deals

    Today many online retailers will be offering FREE shipping as this is the day that most stores cut off for standard shipping for online orders. Amazon.com has a different schedule so be sure to check out the Amazon Shipping Schedule. […] Free Shipp…
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  • Show Us Your Milk & Cookies Contest #SantaDrinksMilk

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    This post is sponsored. All opinions are my own. Are you excited about the holidays? Do you have your milk and cookies ready? The American Dairy Association Indiana has a fun contest starting on Christmas Eve. Many of you will […] Show Us Your Milk…
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  • Target Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 12/21 – 12/24/2014

    Target Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 12/21 – 12/24/2014

    Target Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 12/21 – 12/24/2014 **View your Target Weekly Ad for more deals. New to Target shopping? Check out Target 101 to maximize your savings! I’ve listed the highlights and you can find the rest of the great Targe…
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  • Marsh Weekly Deals & Coupon Matchups 12/18 – 12/24/2014

    Marsh Weekly Deals & Coupon Matchups 12/18 – 12/24/2014

    Marsh Weekly Deals & Coupon Matchups 12/18 – 12/24/2014 **Check your Marsh Weekly Ad for specific prices for your store as prices could vary slightly from city to city. New to Marsh? Read Marsh 101 to maximize your savings! The […] Marsh Weekly D…
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  • Amazon Gold Box Deal of the Day: Save up to 50% on Select Green Toys! (Prices starting at just $7.50)

    Amazon Gold Box Deal of the Day: Save up to 50% on Select Green Toys! (Prices starting at just $7.50)

      Today only, Save 50% on select Green Toys. It’s our Gold Box Deal of the Day. This one-day offer is valid on December 18, 2014, or while supplies last. Head on over and check out the deals you can […] Amazon Gold Box Deal of the Day: Save up t…
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  • Amazon Holiday Shipping Schedule

    Amazon Holiday Shipping Schedule

    There is still plenty of time to order from Amazon in order to get your goodies before Christmas! Remember, if you are in a pinch, Amazon gift cards are always a great gift idea. Here’s the Amazon Holiday Shipping schedule for […] Amazon Holiday…
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Wealth Pilgrim

  • New!Why Buy Life Insurance?

    Why Buy Life Insurance?


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  • 7 Bad Reasons People Hold Stocks They Should Sell

    7 Bad Reasons People Hold Stocks They Should Sell

    If you buy individual securities, are you sure you are holding on to the right stocks for the right reasons? Look through your portfolio and ask yourself why each stock is still there. Granted, I am a fund buyer. I don’t buy individual stocks becau…
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  • What Are Estate Planning Documents?

    What Are Estate Planning Documents?

    Lawyers and financial planners often talk about planning your estate and using the proper estate planning documents. But what does it all mean? If it seems complicated that’s because many attorneys want you to feel that way. The truth is, it’s no…
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  • How To Donate Like A Genius

    How To Donate Like A Genius

    Most people I know are givers. But there is a right way and a wrong way to donate to charities.  While you are helping others you should also take a few extra steps to get the most benefit for yourself at the same time.  What’s wrong with that? …
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  • Would You Get Along Better with Your Spouse if You Made More Money?

    Would You Get Along Better with Your Spouse if You Made More Money?

    Many people believe that if they only made more money, they would be happier and they’d get along better at home.  Without the financial stress they’d have nothing to argue about they believe.  My own experience tells me this is a bunch of hooe…
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  • What Is a Dividend?

    What Is a Dividend?

    When companies make profits they either reinvest that money or pay some of it out to the owners (shareholders).  A dividend is just a cash payment to people who own shares in companies. If you own mutual funds that own shares that pay dividends, the…
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  • How To Figure Your Net Worth – And Use It

    How To Figure Your Net Worth – And Use It

    It isn’t complicated to calculate your personal net worth.  I’m going to show you how to do that. But what does net worth mean? And how do you use this information? These are good questions. First let’s learn how to calculate your personal net…
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  • What Happens When You Reach the Required Minimum Distribution Age?

    What Happens When You Reach the Required Minimum Distribution Age?

    When you turn 70 ½ you reach the required minimum distribution age. That means you must take a certain amount out of your IRA and most other retirement accounts as well.  These are known as RMDs – Required Minimum Distributions. That’s right. E…
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  • Is Your Spouse A Cheapskate?

    Is Your Spouse A Cheapskate?

    If your spouse  is a cheapskate (or you think he/she  is) it can easily lead to arguments and resentments. Even if he or she really isn’t the tightest person in the world, just having this opinion is really dangerous. Fights about finance are th…
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  • Preferred Shares, in Plain English

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Good Financial Cents

  • Want to Win $2,500 of Apple Stock?

    Want to Win $2,500 of Apple Stock?

    I’m an Apple fanboy. A few years ago I got my first Macbook Pro and I haven’t looked back. If you were to visit the Rose household, you would see that the entire family is on the Apple bandwagon with 1 iMac, 2 Macbook Pro’s, 1 iPad, 3 mini iPad…
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  • GF¢ 041: How to Silence Your Haters (and shake it off, shake it off)

    GF¢ 041:  How to Silence Your Haters (and shake it off, shake it off)

    Haters goin’ hate, hate, hate. Shake it off. Shake it off. –Taylor Swift Haters gonna hate. Because that’s what they do. If you allow their words to infect you, they’ll never go away. Their words will sting and paralyze you from achieving wha…
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  • How Do You Know When To Stop? Sometimes You Have to Just Shut up Listen (Giveaway Details)

    How Do You Know When To Stop? Sometimes You Have to Just Shut up Listen (Giveaway Details)

    It. Something doesn’t feel right about it. You keep doing it although you’re not sure why. Even worse you start to resent it. You want to quit it, but quitting just sounds weak. “Only losers quit” screams through your mind. At least it was wi…
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  • Will the Deferred Income Annuity Save Your 401k?

    Will the Deferred Income Annuity Save Your 401k?

    If you have never heard of a deferred income annuity, get ready, because you’ll probably be hearing a lot about them in the near future. And honestly, you should want to! Deferred income annuities address a major weakness that is a part of curren…
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  • The Simple Way to Find Out How Much Investing Risk You Can Stomach

    The Simple Way to Find Out How Much Investing Risk You Can Stomach

    Risk is everywhere. All I have to do is turn on the news to be reminded of that. I think it’s easy to go about our day-to-day lives and forget that bad things can happen – until suddenly they do. Speeding down the highway. Smoking cigarettes (or…
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  • New!Carters Printable Coupon and Promo Codes
    Carters Coupon If you are going to be heading to Carters to do any shopping you won’t want to leave home with out an Carters printable coupon.  If you would rather shop online, don’t worry I have you covered with Carters coupon codes. There ar…
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    Head over to BelleChic and you can pick up a Turquoise Desert Hex Wrap Bracelet for $10.99.  You will also receive free shipping. Buy Turquoise Desert Hex Wrap Bracelet      
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    Today only you can subscribe to up to three years of Muscle & Fitness magazine for just $4.99 per year.  Use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal subscriptions. Subscribe to Muscle & Fitness Magazine About Muscle…
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    One of today’s deals on Tanga is for a CozySoft Reversible Furry Fleece Throw Blanket for $14.99.  You will also pay $4.99 for shipping. Buy CozySoft Reversible Furry Fleece Throw Blanket      
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  • New!Fisher-Price Disney Jake and The Never Land Pirates Jake’s Battle at Shipwreck Falls for $19.97
    Head over to Amazon and pick up a Fisher-Price Disney Jake and The Never Land Pirates Jake’s Battle at Shipwreck Falls for $19.97.  These normally sell for $49.99.  Out of 29 customer reviews this product has a 4.5 star rating.  You will receiv…
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  • New!Rubbermaid 42-Piece Easy Find Lid Food Storage Set for $19.99
    One of today’s deals of the day on Amazon is for a 42 piece Rubbermaid Easy Find lid food storage set for just $19.99.  These normally sell for $26.99.  You will receive free shipping with Amazon Prime or with any $35 purchase. Buy Rubbermaid Eas…
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    Today only you can sign up for up to four a four year subscription to Every Day With Rachael Ray magazine for just $4.99 per year.  Use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal subscriptions. Subscribe to Everyday Wit…
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    Head over to Amazon and you can pick up a LeapFrog LeapPad Video Display Case for $5.99.  Out of 95 customer reviews this item has a four star rating.  You will receive free shipping with Amazon Prime or with any $35 purchase.  Keep in mind that…
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  • Express Printable Coupon and Promo Codes
    Express Coupon If you are going to be heading to Express to do any shopping you won’t want to leave home with out an  Express printable coupon.  If you would rather shop online, don’t worry I have you covered with Express promo codes. There are…
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    Famous Footwear Coupon Guess What I have for you today?   Brand new Famous Footwear printable coupons.  If you would rather shop online, don’t worry I have you covered with Famous Footwear promo codes. I frequently find new coupons for Famous F…
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  • AC Moore Printable Coupon
    AC Moore Printable Coupon How many of you love to do crafting projects?  My wife has been in a real kick lately and I am kind of liking it.  By doing all of these projects herself she is saving so much money compared to buying things at say Pottery…
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  • Bob Evans Printable Coupon
    Bob Evans Printable Coupon Looking to go out to eat this week and want to save a little money?  You can head over to Bob Evans and use one of the following coupons. BOGO breakfast WYB two drinks | Expires: December 23, 2014 | Bob Evans Printable Cou…
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    Head over to BelleChic before one of today’s deals is for a Initial Charm Necklaces for just $13.99.  You will also pay $4.99 for shipping. Buy Initial Charm Necklaces      
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    One of today’s deals on Tanga is for a Rimon Tri-Blade Spiral Vegetable Slicer for $19.99.  You will also pay $3.99 for shipping. Buy Rimon Tri-Blade Spiral Vegetable Slicer      
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    Today only you can up to two years of Disney’s Sophia The First Magazine for just $13.99 per year.  You will need to use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal subscriptions.  You can also give this magazine as a…
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    Today only you can get up to three years of Golf Digest magazine for $4.50 per year.  Use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal subscriptions.  You can also give this as a gift. Subscribe to Golf Digest Magazine A…
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    Check out this deal from Amazon for a Fisher-Price Little People Disney Princess Klip Klop Stable.  Right now it’s been marked down from $39.99 to just $19.99.  Out of 414 customer reviews it has received a 4.5 star review.  You will receive fr…
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  • Robots on Blu-Ray for $4.75
    Head on over to Amazon and you can pick up a copy of Robots on Blu-Ray for just $4.75.  You will receive free shipping with Amazon Prime or with any $35 purchase.  Keep in mind that prices on Amazon can change at any time. Buy Robots Movie Descript…
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  • Darice ArtyFacts 131 Piece Portable Art Studio for $18.71
    Right now you can head over to Amazon and pick up a Darice ArtyFacts 131 piece portable art studio for $18.71.  You will receive free shipping with Amazon Prime or with any $35 purchase.  Keep in mind that prices on Amazon can change at any time.…
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  • Just Dance 2015 for $19.99
    Right now on Amazon you can buy Just Dance 2015 for just $19.99.  This is always one of the most popular video games each year.  You will receive free shipping with Amazon Prime or with any $35 purchase.  Keep in mind that prices on Amazon can cha…
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    Head over to Amazon and you can pick up a Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband for $79.99.  These normally cost $99.99.  You will receive free shipping on your purchase.  Keep in mind that prices on Amazon can change at any time. Buy…
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  • Kohls Printable Coupon and Coupon Codes
    Kohls Printable Coupon One of my favorite stores to buy our daughter baby clothes is Kohl’s.  They have some great brands at awesome prices.  If you are going to be heading to Kohl’s to do any shopping you won’t want to leave home with out an…
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    Today only you can get up to four years of Runner’s World magazine for just $5.99 per year. Use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal subscriptions.  You can also give this as a gift. Subscribe to Runner’s World…
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    One of today’s deals on Tanga is for a 6-Foot chalkboard wall decal for $9.99.  You will also receive free shipping. Buy Chalkboard Wall Decal      
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