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  • New!Best Money Tips: 22 Clever New Uses for Your Tools

    Best Money Tips: 22 Clever New Uses for Your Tools

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles clever new uses for your tools, reasons why you’re addicted to Facebook, and ways that decluttering will improve your health.Top 5 Articles22 Clever New Uses for…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • New!22 Cheap Ways to Keep Cool During the Hottest Month of the Year

    22 Cheap Ways to Keep Cool During the Hottest Month of the Year

    When the mercury rises, employ these cheap cooling tactics to effectively beat the heat.1. Black Out Your Home WindowsFirst semester of my freshman year of college, I only had two days of classes. Yep, my full schedule was packed into Tuesdays and…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • New!31 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Your Summer Veggies

    31 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Your Summer Veggies

    Summer doesn't just bring fun and sun, it also brings a bounty of fresh veggies like corn, tomatoes, and squash. It's arguably the best time of year for vegetable lovers, and it'd be a crying shame if you didn't take full advantage of it. The followi…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • New!When You Should Get A Business Credit Card Over a Consumer Card

    When You Should Get A Business Credit Card Over a Consumer Card

    If you have a business, it’s worth considering a small business credit card. In some cases, the rewards and benefits mirror their consumer cards with little to no difference. In others though, the rewards offered by the small business card can be s…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • New!4 Sneaky Investment Fees to Watch For

    4 Sneaky Investment Fees to Watch For

    Everybody is looking for the next hot stock or mutual fund.But we should be paying closer attention to the fees of the investments that we already own. For example, nine in 10 Americans underestimate the fees of their 401(k) plans. This means that…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • New!17 Things You Should Never Skimp on for Safety Reasons

    17 Things You Should Never Skimp on for Safety Reasons

    Every year, bad financial decisions kill or injure millions of people. While we can all stand back and shake our heads at cheapskate Darwin Award winners, poverty, poor planning, or straight up lack of awareness put many people in harm's way.Are yo…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • New!6 Reasons Introverts Make the Best Employees

    6 Reasons Introverts Make the Best Employees

    Despite what many believe, introverts are not shy, weird nerds. Introverted people can be found across a range of professions, making ample contributions in nearly every field of human endeavor. And introverts also possess certain traits that can mak…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 9:00am -
  • New!No Fees and Unlimited Miles: Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit Card

    No Fees and Unlimited Miles: Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit Card

    There are many travel rewards cards available that offer valuable rewards for your purchases. However, most of those rewards focus on specific categories of spending, and redemption may be limited to specific airlines or hotels. If you want a more fl…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:16am -
  • The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make When Redeeming Credit Card Rewards

    The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make When Redeeming Credit Card Rewards

    It's easy to make a mistake when you are cooking something you've never made before, or trying to repair a complicated device. But what about redeeming your credit card rewards, how hard can that be?It turns out that receiving the most value from y…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 7:12pm -
  • Best Money Tips: How to Dine Out for Less

    Best Money Tips: How to Dine Out for Less

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to dine out for less, revamping your home office to improve productivity, and how to make vacation magic last.Top 5 Articles10 Ways to Eat Out for Less —…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • 5 Ways Greece and China's Economic Problems Might Impact You

    5 Ways Greece and China's Economic Problems Might Impact You

    It's virtually impossible to watch the news without hearing about China or Greece.With Greece on the constant brink of defaulting its debt payments and China's stock market losing almost 40% of its value, you may be wondering, "Is this going to aff…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • 5 Ways to Qualify for a Mortgage With a Small Downpayment

    5 Ways to Qualify for a Mortgage With a Small Downpayment

    You're ready to apply for a mortgage loan. Your credit scores are high. Your debt-to-income ratio is low. And you have the employment history that makes you an attractive borrower in the eyes of mortgage lenders.There's just one problem: You don't…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • Buy This — Not That — at the Farmer's Market

    Buy This — Not That — at the Farmer's Market

    It's summertime and the livin' is easy — especially if you live near a farmer's market. (Not sure if you're near one? Check out this market directory). Just don't go in unprepared: check out this list of what to buy and when.Always Get (When in Se…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • The 10 Best Networking Tips for People Under 40

    The 10 Best Networking Tips for People Under 40

    If you want to get ahead in this world, you have to network. Networking helps build confidence, connects you with like-minded professionals, and, if all goes well, networking can help improve your business's bottom line. But are you doing the best yo…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Ask These 8 Questions to Get a Better Price

    Ask These 8 Questions to Get a Better Price

    Negotiating often means having to be a little bit pushy and understanding basic psychological techniques in order to get a good deal. Because of this, many of us forgo negotiating and continue paying retail price for almost everything we purchase.W…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 9:00am -
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred: Get The Most Value For Your Travel Rewards

    Chase Sapphire Preferred: Get The Most Value For Your Travel Rewards

    I have to confess, I felt kind of sleazy when I applied for this card. The only reason I bothered was that it offered a great sign-up bonus. Yet more than a year later, I continue to use the card regularly. So what is it about the Sapphire Preferred…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 9:13pm -
  • Best Money Tips: Improve Your Finances in 5 Minutes

    Best Money Tips: Improve Your Finances in 5 Minutes

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to improve your finances in five minutes, items you should never buy generic, and frugal ways to spend $100.Top 5 ArticlesFive Things In Five Minutes To Im…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • Best Deals for Thursday 07/23

    Best Deals for Thursday 07/23

    Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th Sale: Up to 81% off + 25% off, Designer Liv…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 5:38pm -
  • 5 Easy Things Science Says You Should Do for Your Body Every Day

    5 Easy Things Science Says You Should Do for Your Body Every Day

    It can be hard to take care of yourself. So hard that in some circles, "self-care" is quickly becoming a buzzword.Even if the concept of self-care intimidates or confounds you — maybe you're wondering where you will ever find time to do one more…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • 6 Foods That Are Actually Cheaper At Whole Foods

    6 Foods That Are Actually Cheaper At Whole Foods

    Whole Foods is working hard to shake off its reputation as "Whole Paycheck."And now that more and more major chains are increasing their offering of organic and socially responsible food items, Whole Foods is lowering its prices to prove that it do…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 3:00pm -

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Get Rich Slowly

  • New!Your teen’s summer jobs could be their first million
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Few things are as much a part of growing up in America as getting a summer job. And here’s why most agree a summer job is a good thing to have as part of your coming of age: You get a good introduction…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Do you practice retiring?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. I know quite a few people who are approaching retirement right now. And from talking to them, one thing is clear to me: There’s a lot of apprehension about making this transition. The pressure to make the rig…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Alternatives to the multi-generational survival tool
    This is a guest post from former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. A whole lotta folks are way too comfortable with credit card debt, according to the “Generations Apart” study from Allianz Life. Nearly half of the Generation Xers and Baby Boomers…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • 5 ideas for a productive staycation
    This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. According to a recent blog by the Wall Street Journal, Americans leave $52.4 billion on the table each year in unused paid time off (not including sick or personal leave). This lowers employee productivity…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Retire at 40: A 24-year-old in pursuit of financial freedom
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. The way Thomas Frank looks at it, everything in his young life has been leading him to get better at controlling his finances. In high school, he saw a cool video game he wanted to buy — no, had to hav…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Summer splurges you might regret
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. Everyone loves a guilty pleasure every now and again – so long as it’s something harmless like belting out your favorite Country Western song on your way to the grocery store. But when it comes to th…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Balancing expectations for bonus-and-raise season
    This article is by staff writer Megan Wells. Everyone’s inner-optimist is a loud-mouth. “Yes, you deserve a gigantic increase in pay.” It’s that time of year when you hear about your bonus and raise. “You’re obviously going to get it. So…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • What the Chinese stock market crash can teach you
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. By some accounts, China’s stock market has been in free fall. In less than a month, the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index (SSEC) — the Chinese equivalent of America’s S&P 500 stock index —…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • How Social Security can help you catch up on retirement savings
    This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. I was chatting with my dad on Father’s Day (he prefers phone calls to Father’s Day gifts), and everything seemed ordinary at first. He asked how Jake and I were enjoying our house and whether I still l…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Couple erases $55K student loan debt in 14 months
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Andrew and Amanda Argue were both working for public accounting firms in Miami, Florida, when they met. As young, ambitious professionals, they fell right into the hard-charging lifestyle of certified pu…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • 5 ways to keep your financial information safer from hackers
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. Hey, do you mind if I try to guess one of your passwords? No? Okay, how about “123456″ or “password”? Maybe “Max123″ or “Bella2011″? Although I hope no Get Rich Slowly readers are using any…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Revisiting the credit union vs. bank debate: Which is better?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. Judging from the comments in Kristin Wong’s article “Credit unions vs. banks: Things to consider“ back in January 2014, there was a lot of interest – and a fair amount of skepticism – in what credit u…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • The benefits of paying yourself first
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. By the time I became interested in personal finance, I had grown tired of the most popular personal finance clichés. I was tired of Suze Orman’s incessant denials, David Bach’s Latte Factor® theory…
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • How to cancel COBRA insurance
    This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. In a recent article, I described what COBRA insurance is and my experiences obtaining it. One of the biggest complaints I had about COBRA was the sign-up process. Signing up for COBRA insurance had to be i…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • The best (and worst) states for saving money and getting ahead 2015
    This article is by staff writer Megan Wells. Looking to save versus spend? Eager to sock money away not just for a rainy day but potentially for stormy months, even years, ahead? Consider heading to the Heartland. The Midwest is home to some of the v…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 7:05am -
  • Limited income, big family, major savings: Meet the Economides clan
    When Steve and Annette Economides got married in 1982, they made a conscious decision to always live below their means. The couple from Scottsdale, Arizona, even made the pact a part of their wedding vows. Then the car broke down. This is usually the…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 7:01am -
  • Ready to declare financial independence?
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. When will you declare your independence? Your financial independence, that is. What is financial independence? Ah, financial independence — the freedom to work only if and when you want to (because you n…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • How much do you spend on fireworks?
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. A few weeks ago, I received a flyer from a fireworks store that made me shake my head. “Spend $400 in one purchase and earn 40% off for the rest of the season,” it read. “What a bargain,” I thoug…
    - 25 days ago, 3 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • The good side of quitting
    This article is by staff writer Richard Barrington. Does quitting have a bad rap? When it comes to the job market, quitting is happening more these days than at any time in the past several years. We tend to associate quitting with giving up or givin…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 11:00am -
  • Ideas for a cheap vacation
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. It’s been a long time since my wife and I had the luxury of thinking in terms of vacation. When we came to America more than 30 years ago, we also discovered two things: People in America work very har…
    - 29 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 11:00am -

The Simple Dollar

  • New!Questions About Student Loans, Social Isolation, Free Software, Old Cars and More!

    Questions About Student Loans, Social Isolation, Free Software, Old Cars 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. Facing huge student loan burden 2. Selling my house 3. Pantry organization…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • Six Money Messes to Clean Up Before Your 30s

    Six Money Messes to Clean Up Before Your 30s

    For both my husband and me, reaching our mid-20s seemed like a huge “adult milestone.” For the first time in our lives, we had “real jobs” – the kind with a 401(k) match, health insurance, and paid time off. Plus, we had purchased our first…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Owning a Rental Property

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of Owning a Rental Property

    When I was a little kid, a cousin of mine owned several rental properties in the small town near my home. This was basically his livelihood, as he spent his time taking care of the properties as needed, collecting rent, and so on. He spent about 20 …
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • How Bank ‘Buffers’ Can Make or Break Your Mortgage Application

    How Bank ‘Buffers’ Can Make or Break Your Mortgage Application

    By Peter Miller If you’ve got your mortgage application figured down to the penny, you may want to haul out the old calculator one more time. Lenders may not be playing with the same set of rules potential borrowers hear so much about. To understan…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 8:00pm -
  • A Romantic Reality

    A Romantic Reality

    Donald Liebenson wrote an interesting article at Business Insider entitled “Most people aging out of the workforce consider retirement ‘a romantic fantasy of the past.’” Retirement. “A romantic fantasy of the past.” The article focuses on…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • Roth vs. Traditional IRA: Retirement Showdown

    Roth vs. Traditional IRA: Retirement Showdown

    IRAs, or individual retirement accounts, allow you to sock money away for retirement in a way that offers certain tax advantages over other savings methods. There are actually nearly a dozen types of IRAs, but for most people, the choice boils down t…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • How to Maximize the Value of Abundant Fresh Foods: Lessons from a Gardener and CSA Member

    How to Maximize the Value of Abundant Fresh Foods: Lessons from a Gardener and CSA Member

    One of the pleasures of the summer season is the abundance of fresh foods available. From early summer through the middle of fall, gardens and fields are producing in such impressive abundance that we can scarcely take it all in. In fact, in all hone…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • How Is Credit Card Interest Calculated?

    How Is Credit Card Interest Calculated?

    Paying credit card interest is painful enough. Figuring out how that interest is calculated? That’s almost as bad! The entire process is rife with complexity — and not always set in stone. Still, if you’re carrying a balance on a credit card, y…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • Why We’ve Given Up on Coupons

    Why We’ve Given Up on Coupons

    About a week ago, my parents came to visit us for a few days. During the visit, my mother gave Sarah and I an envelope full of coupons she had clipped for products she thought that we bought but that she herself didn’t use. As Sarah leafed through…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • 10 Reasons Moving Always Costs More Than You Think

    10 Reasons Moving Always Costs More Than You Think

    If you’ve ever considered moving on up to a bigger, more expensive home or apartment, you’re not alone. In fact, a recent survey from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that a sheer desire to upgrade is the number one reason (14.8%) people packed up…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • Deep Thinking: 14 Books That Will Change Your Perspective on Work, Life, and Money

    Deep Thinking: 14 Books That Will Change Your Perspective on Work, Life, and Money

    It’s a story I’ve told quite often. When I first realized the extent of my personal finance troubles several years ago, my first reaction was to go to the library and grab a giant pile of personal finance books. Some of those books were utterly f…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • What Common Home Repairs Cost (and How to Budget for Them)

    What Common Home Repairs Cost (and How to Budget for Them)

    Buying a home is the biggest investment most of us will ever make, and yet a shocking number of people drastically underestimate the costs that come with it. That’s right – far too many people jump into a mortgage without factoring in the costs…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • Questions About Retirement, Identity Theft, Bread Makers, Towels and More!

    Questions About Retirement, Identity Theft, Bread Makers, Towels 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. Handling financial issues in marriage 2. Buying LED light bulbs 3. Library…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • Earn and Learn: 10 Great Jobs That Start With an Apprenticeship

    Earn and Learn: 10 Great Jobs That Start With an Apprenticeship

    As the cost of a four-year degree continues to surge higher, a more traditional form of education seems to be catching on: the apprenticeship. A wide range of government data reveals that low-cost or paid apprenticeship gigs are making a rebound…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • The Broken Rules of Mass Media – and Better Ones to Live By

    The Broken Rules of Mass Media – and Better Ones to Live By

    Almost every time I turn on my television or go to the website of a cable news network, I’m frustrated. I’m frustrated by the things that pass for “news” that are mostly just commercials, like breathless announcements of the latest product fr…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • The Deceptively Tiny Wardrobe: A Clever Method for Saving Money and Time With Clothing While Still Having Plenty to Wear

    The Deceptively Tiny Wardrobe: A Clever Method for Saving Money and Time With Clothing While Still Having Plenty to Wear

    Over the last few years, I’ve bought almost no new clothes. The only exception I can think of at all is some replacements for my socks and underwear. As clothes have worn out, I’ve simply tossed them in the trash or the rag bag. My goal, in the e…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • Would You Trust Quicken Loans With Your Mortgage?

    Would You Trust Quicken Loans With Your Mortgage?

    By Peter Miller There has always been competition in the mortgage industry, but now borrowers increasingly find themselves with a new option: financing from a nonbank. What’s a nonbank, and how do they work? Is it safe to get a mortgage from one? G…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • Nine Fantastic and Inexpensive Summer Recipes Using Fresh Seasonal Foods

    Nine Fantastic and Inexpensive Summer Recipes Using Fresh Seasonal Foods

    For me, the best part of summer is the seemingly endless variety of fresh produce. It’s everywhere, from gardens to CSA baskets, from farmers markets to family gardens, from roadside stands to your local grocery store. The variety of produce availa…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • The Best High-Interest Savings Accounts Online

    The Best High-Interest Savings Accounts Online

    If the low yields on savings accounts at your brick-and-mortar bank have you searching for other options, you’ll be pleased to know there are still plenty of high-interest savings accounts online. While the interest from your savings won’t be fun…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 12:00pm -
  • Six Simple Changes to Your Grocery Routine That Can Save You a Lot of Money

    Six Simple Changes to Your Grocery Routine That Can Save You a Lot of Money

    As I’ve alluded to a few times recently, a Fareway just opened in the small town in which my family lives (for those unfamiliar, Fareway is a discount grocer). The new store is close enough that I can easily walk or bicycle there, as the round trip…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 2:00pm -

Money Saving Mom

  • New!Educational Deals & Freebies Round-Up
    Here are some of the best educational deals and freebies available right now from Katie who writes at Cincinnati Cents: 61% Off Rosetta Stone Language Learning Software: Today only, Amazon is featuring their Rosetta Stone Language Learning Software f…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:13pm -
  • New!CVS: Deals for the week of July 26-August 1, 2015
    Here are the best deals at CVS this week, with a big thanks to Passionate Penny Pincher for her help in compiling them: Buy 1 Oral B CrossAction Toothbrush (1 – 2 ct) at $5.99, Get $3 ECBs (Limit 1) […]
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:06pm -
  • New!Rite Aid: Deals for the week of July 26-August 1, 2015
    Here are the best Rite Aid deals this week, with thanks to Shannon for her help in compiling them. If you are new to shopping at Rite Aid or have questions about their coupon policy, click here. Oral-B Battery Action […]
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:05pm -
  • New!Walgreens: Deals for the week of July 26-August 1, 2015
    Here are the best deals at Walgreens this week, with thanks to Passionate Penny Pincher for her help with compiling these: Balance Rewards Points Buy 6 Pantene Shampoos at $4, Get 5,000 Balance Reward Points Use $2/2 printable or $5/3 coupon from […
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:04pm -
  • New!Free Ebooks: Spending Less and Loving It, Organize Your Day, Quick Guide to Becoming Minimalist, plus more!
    Download a free copy of Cutting Back and Loving It. Download a free copy of Organize Your Day. Download a free copy of Spending Less and Loving It. Download a free copy of Quick Guide to Becoming a Minimalist. Download […]
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:02pm -
  • New!Staples: Back to School Deals for the week of July 26-August 1, 2015
    Here are the best Back to School Deals at Staples this week: 1 Subject Notebook – $0.25 (Limit 30) 2 pocket paper folder – $0.15 (Limit 30) Pencil Sharpener – $0.25 (Limit 5) Pencil Erasers 12pk – $0.25 (Limit 5) […]
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:50pm -
  • New!Starbucks Treat Receipt Offer is Back!
    Through August 9, 2015 (or through August 16, 2015 for Starbucks Rewards members), make any Starbucks purchase before 2 p.m. and get a handcrafted Grande cold beverage for just $2.50 after 2 p.m. that same day when you bring back […]
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:41pm -
  • New!Target: 30% off the Dollar Spot!
    There’s a new Cartwheel coupon available for 30% off up to 4 items at the Dollar Spot. Thanks, Passionate Penny Pincher!
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:26pm -
  • New!Free Garnier Full & Plush haircare samples
    Sign up for free Garnier Full & Plush haircare samples. Thanks, The Freebie Blogger!
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:56pm -
  • New!Coupons: Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kellogg’s, Colgate, Ziploc, plus more!
    Here are some new printable coupons available today: $4.00 off any TWO (2) packages of HUGGIES Diapers $1.00 off (1) HUGGIES Wipes 180 ct. or larger $4.00 off any 2 PULL-UPS Pant or Goodnites product $1.50 off TWO (2) bags […]
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:48pm -
  • Check your Sunday newspaper for this hot coupon from Suave!
    Woot! Woot! Hot coupon alert! I wanted to give you the heads up that Suave is running a great coupon offer to help you save money, smell fresh and clean, and put a little pep in your step this summer […]
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 7:12pm -
  • Gretchen’s $40 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan
    Dillons 1 Kroger Shredded Cheese (16 oz) – $2.99 1 loaf Nature’s Own Bread – $3.39, used $0.20 Ibotta rebate – $3.19 after rebate 1 Kroger Half and Half – $1.99 3 half gallons Dillons Milk – $1 each 1 […]
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 11:23pm -
  • Large Family Meal Planning
    Have a large family or just wonder how they stay organized? Head on over Free Homeschool Deals for Jamerill’s post on Large Family Meal Planning.
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 11:13pm -
  • Free App Friday: 22 FREE iTunes apps + Android apps
    It’s FREE App Friday! There are 22 different iTunes apps you can download for free today. Plus, see the free Android apps you can download here.
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 10:34pm -
  • 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 […]
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 10:15pm -
  • *HOT!* Chipotle: Buy One, Get One Free coupon
    We rarely ever see Chipotle coupons, so I was excited to see this Chipotle coupon good for Buy One, Get One Free Burritos, Burrito Bowls, Salad, or Order of Tacos. You’ll need to play the game (it just takes seconds) […]
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 8:10pm -
  • Natural & Organic Coupons & Deals
    Here are some of the best deals on natural and organic products this week with thanks to Andrea from The Greenbacks Gal for compiling them: Natural and Organic Coupons: This week’s hot coupons include BOGO Free Bach Rescue Item, $0.75/1 […]
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:36pm -
  • Kroger: FREE Premier Protein Bar e-coupon
    Today only, you can download an e-coupon for a FREE Premier Protein Bar. This coupon is only available to download today, but you have until August 9, 2015 to redeem it. Thanks, Freebie Finding Mom!
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:19pm -
  • Coupons: Nasacort, Almay, L’Oreal, Purina, plus more!
    Here are some new printable coupons available today: $0.50 off Craisins Blueberry Juice Infused $0.50 off (1) Craisins Dried Cranberries $0.50 off (1) Craisins Original Dried Cranberries $0.50 off Craisins Pomegranate Infused $0.50 off Craisins Cherr…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • HUGE List of FREE Homeschool Curriculum & Resources
    This is the weekly list of Free Homeschool Curriculum and Resources compiled by Jamerrill from FreeHomeschoolDeals.com. If you aren’t a homeschooler, but you’re a parent, teacher, babysitter, or nanny, you’ll probably find at least a few useful…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 3:46am -

Money Crashers

  • Buying a New Construction Home – Process, Upgrades & Unexpected Costs
    When my husband and I set out to buy a house, we searched high and low for the perfect home. Unfortunately, the more we looked, the more we came to realize that most of the houses in our target neighborhood just weren’t meeting our needs. Several w…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • 6 Ways to Protect Yourself From the Effects of Inflation & Loss of Purchasing Power
    If you knew someone was coming to rob you, what would you do? Shrug off the threat, or take precautions to protect your interests? Unfortunately, inflation robs us all. It’s a silent thief that whittles away the value of our money, making each doll…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 8:45pm -
  • 8 Wedding-Related Expenses to Save On as a Bridesmaid
    When a friend or family member asks you to be a bridesmaid, it’s certainly flattering and exciting. However, it can also be torture on your wallet. Bridesmaids are often required to purchase a dress and accessories, front all travel costs, buy gi…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 4:00pm -
  • Is Graduate School Worth It? – Determining Whether to Get a Master’s Degree
    Whether you’re coming to the end of college or you’re a mid-career professional dreaming of a new path, you may be considering attending graduate school. Before gathering your letters of recommendation and sending in your application, it’s impo…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 11:25pm -
  • How to Start a Seed Savers Exchange for Gardeners in Your Community
    My husband and I are avid gardeners. Our yard isn’t huge, but it’s big enough for a 100-square-foot vegetable garden that provides us with fresh produce and helps us eat organic on a budget. As much as we love our garden, we’re often frustrat…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 4:00pm -
  • Should You Sell Your House or Rent It Out? – Things to Consider
    Chances are, your current home won’t suit your needs indefinitely. If you’re living in a small starter home or a condominium, you may want to upgrade to a larger house as your family grows. If you’re already in a large residence, you may want t…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 5:15pm -
  • How to Get Free Stuff at Free Stores & Swap Shops (or Start Your Own)
    Everybody loves a bargain. There’s nothing quite like the thrill of walking out of a store with a jacket that was originally priced at $300, knowing you paid only $30. But just imagine for a minute how it would feel if you could walk out of the sto…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • How to Shop at Reuse Centers & Architectural Salvage Stores to Save on Home Improvement
    A national spending study by American Express shows that about 75% of all homeowners do home improvement projects each year, spending more than $4,000 each. Materials account for a big chunk of this spending. For instance, floor tile for a bat…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 4:00pm -
  • 9 Things New Parents Should Wait to Buy for a Newborn Baby
    Registering for or purchasing baby supplies may be one of the most intimidating jobs for a parent-to-be. There’s a seemingly endless array of brands and styles, and a quick search on Pinterest or Etsy can leave anyone feeling overwhelmed. When shop…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 4:55pm -
  • 7 Ways a Bad Credit Score Can Negatively Affect You – How to Track Your Credit Score
    When you swipe a credit card or take out a loan to make a purchase, you probably don’t think of the experience as a test of your personal integrity or reliability. You’re more interested in how you’ll feel behind the wheel of your new car, wal…
    - 14 days ago, 13 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • Ready for Kids? – 12 Financial Moves to Make to Prepare Beforehand
    My husband and I were married for several years before we were ready to even talk about having kids. We wanted time to travel, build our careers, and simply be together without having to worry about diaper changes and pediatrician appointments. Once…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jul 15, 5:40pm -
  • How to Use Reloadable Prepaid Cards for Budgeting and When It Makes Sense
    Sponsorship Disclosure: A huge thanks to Kaiku and Visa Clear Prepaid for working with us to bring you this content. I’m the first to admit that I’m not always faithful to my personal budget. While I’m frugal by nature, I have weak spots, lik…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 11:30pm -
  • Understanding Why Budgets Fail – 8 Steps to Fix a Broken Budget
    A Pew poll from March 2015 reports that more than 80% of Americans are concerned about their savings, and seven out of ten worry whether they have enough money to cover their expenses. Yet since 1960, the personal saving rate in the United States has…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Jul 15, 11:45pm -
  • What Is a Community Garden – Benefits & How to Start Your Own
    There’s nothing quite as satisfying as growing your own fresh flowers and vegetables in a home garden. Especially if you spend most of your day sitting behind a desk, it’s a welcome change of pace to spend some time outdoors, working with your…
    - 20 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 7:20pm -
  • 8 Things That Are Becoming Less Affordable for the Middle Class
    We may think that an ever-advancing, high-tech society means our standard of living is improving. However, many people insist that the present-day quality of life isn’t what it used to be – at least not for the middle class. This is because it do…
    - 25 days ago, 2 Jul 15, 11:20pm -
  • 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…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Jul 15, 7:10pm -
  • What Is DIF Insurance (Massachusetts Depositors Insurance Fund) – How It Works
    If you have a bank account – or even if not – you’ve likely heard of FDIC insurance. FDIC insurance is deposit insurance overseen by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, a federal entity created by the Banking Act of 1933. FDIC insurance…
    - 27 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 9:20pm -
  • 3 Types of Savings You Should Have Right Now: Emergency, Retirement & Personal
    Money is a leading cause of stress, there’s no arguing it. The almighty dollar worries us more than work, family, and even our health, according to the American Psychological Association. Money-related stress isn’t just aggravating though. It has…
    - 28 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 10:10pm -
  • Meet “The Compact,” a Frugal Group Dedicated to Buying Secondhand Only
    One of the keys to living a frugal lifestyle is to shop secondhand. Each person has different rules about what they will or won’t buy used: For example, some are okay with used clothes but won’t buy used shoes, while others buy used DVDs but onl…
    - 31 days ago, 26 Jun 15, 7:30pm -
  • What Is a Tool-Lending Library – Benefits & How to Start Your Own
    One of the most frustrating things about home improvement is having to shell out money for a new tool that you only expect to use once. For example, if your bathroom needs re-tiling, you can’t reasonably do the job without a wet saw, which cost…
    - 32 days ago, 25 Jun 15, 9:40pm -

Bargaineering

MintLife Blog

  • 8 Easy DIY Car Repairs to Save Big
    One of the monthly expenses many of us forget to include in our budgets is car repair and maintenance. Sure, we put down the price of gas, and maybe an oil change every two or three months, but we forget about most of the ongoing maintenance costs.…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 3:27pm -
  • Is an FHA Loan Right for You?
    Purchasing your first home is one of the most important financial decisions of your life. If you’re currently renting in an expensive housing market, the one thing standing in your way is likely the down payment – easily a six-figure lump sum at…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 8:17pm -
  • Here Comes Baby: How to Financially Prepare for Your Newest Family Member
    Women in the U.S. are having more babies – nearly four million last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, the US has been in a bit of a “baby recession”: 2014 saw the first increase in the US birth rate in…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 8:33pm -
  • Recap: Mint Talks Mobile Design at MobileBeat
    On Monday, some of the tech world’s best design minds gathered at VentureBeat’s MobileBeat in San Francisco to discuss mobile design, including Mint’s very own Head of Design Mike Tschudy. Mike was in good company at The Art of Kickass Mobile D…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 8:48pm -
  • Beat the Heat with Cool Money-Saving Tips
    Last month’s average temperatures nationwide were the second highest ever recorded, and July is showing no signs of relief. The hot weather paired with many large utilities already raising customer rates means that Minters could see their highest u…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • My Mint Story: How My Finances Forced Me to Face My Alcoholism
    I am a recovering alcoholic. The first step is to admit you have a problem. Sometimes, the first little nudge toward recognizing your problem comes from quantifying how much damage your problem is doing to your life. There are no apps to measure the…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • Retiring in Your 40s with Harry Sit
    If you want to make wise decisions about your money, then you don’t necessarily want to rely on conventional wisdom. Just ask Harry Sit of The Finance Buff, who is poised for retirement in his 40s. “One piece of conventional wisdom I steer cle…
    - 21 days ago, 6 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • How to Be the Host with the Most Savings
    The long weekend is here: Happy Fourth of July! Chances are you’ll be throwing or attending a festive celebration full of food, friends and a healthy dose of red, white and blue. If you fall on the hosting side of the party equation, you may be tem…
    - 24 days ago, 3 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • Happy Mid Year: Revisiting Your Financial Goals with a New Years Do-Over
    2015 is now halfway over. Where did the time go? Though July may feel like it got here quicker than usual, now is the perfect time to revisit those financial goals and resolutions you made way back in January – use this moment to evaluate the progr…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Jul 15, 6:33pm -
  • My Mint Story: I Was Ready for the Worst Case Scenario…and Then It Happened
    On Monday, June 29, Minter Daniel Mollino arrived in San Francisco after completing a lifelong dream: riding his bicycle across the United States. After starting in West Orange, NJ on March 30, Daniel faced many obstacles: snow in Pennsylvania, hail…
    - 27 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 9:36pm -

MoneyNing

  • New!How to Get the Best Deals on Amazon.com
    We all know what Amazon.com does best. Chances are you’ve even shopped there at least once. The online shopping giant has become a household name by carrying one of the largest product selections online and having low prices. They’re also known f…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:54pm -
  • How Much Could You Save By Downsizing Your Home?

    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • How to Vacation on Your Boss’s Dime
    Traveling for business is a part of many people’s careers. While they’re not usually thought of as a vacation because of their purpose, business trips sometimes involve interesting locations, venues, and upscale hotel accommodations that can be e…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • 4 Morning Habits of Successful People
    I dragged myself out of bed at 5:18 a.m. this morning (after I’d hit the snooze button twice), threw on my workout clothes, and went to the gym before the sun was up. Despite the fact that I once viewed early mornings (not to mention a.m. workouts)…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • Tips for Saving Money on a Cross-Country Road Trip
    I don’t normally get into penny pinching, but I do like to try to get good value for my money when I’m planning a big expense. The good news is that I normally find a few areas to save money on when I do make the effort. This was again the case w…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • 5 Tips For Healthy & Clean Eating On A Budget
    Healthy and sustainable living is a trend on the rise. More and more Americans today are adopting a healthier lifestyle to improve wellness, help the environment, and just overall feel better. And a healthy lifestyle starts with healthy eating. In th…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • 5 Places To Find College Scholarships and Grants
    With my son beginning his junior year of high school in the fall, the cost of a college education has been in my thoughts a lot lately. I’m saving each month in order to help defray the skyrocketing cost of his post-secondary education, and he’s…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • Prepare Your Budget for These Unexpected Baby Costs
    Everyone already talks about how expensive having a baby is. Still, the reality can be even more costly than you originally imagined. Most expecting parents already know to budget for a crib, clothes, and diapers, but many other expenses pop up durin…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • 6 Tips for Saving Money On Organics
    My awareness of the importance of eating organic, as-natural-as-possible foods has increased the last few years. The dilemma of this awareness is being torn between choosing more expensive groceries or compromising what I put in my body. It can be ha…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 1:49pm -
  • How to Handle 3 Awkward Money Situations
    Money is one of the most divisive issues we deal with on a daily basis — even more than politics, parenting philosophies, or which sports teams you support. No matter how carefully you try to keep money from damaging your relationships, you will en…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • What I Learned in My First Year as a Freelancer
    A year ago, I took the plunge and quit my job to be a full-time freelancer. It was a bold, scary move considering I was and still am in debt. Of the many reasons I chose self-employment, flexibility and increasing my income were paramount in my decis…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • How Confident are You About Retirement?
    Many of us are unsure about what to expect when it comes to planning for the future. Study after study in recent years indicates that many of us aren’t sure whether we will be able to retire comfortable and “on time.” It really does seem that i…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 1:00pm -

Deal Seeking Mom

  • New!Refurbished Apple TV $57.99 + FREE Shjpping!

    Refurbished Apple TV $57.99 + FREE Shjpping!

    Here's a fantastic Groupon deal today that you'll want to take advantage of if you're in the market for a new Apple TV. You can score a refurbished Apple TV for $57.99! A power cord and HDMI cable is all Apple TV needs to transform your television in…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:50pm -
  • New!Libby’s Canned Veggies $0.52 at Walmart

    Libby’s Canned Veggies $0.52 at Walmart

    You can pick up some Libby's Canned Vegetables for as low as $0.52 each at Walmart this week! Here's how: Libby’s Canned Vegetables, $0.77 ea. $1/4 Libby’s Canned Vegetables printable $0.52 each wyb 4 after coupon! Thanks, Passion for Savings! Li…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:47pm -
  • New!Oster 5-Quart Food Steamer $13.84

    Oster 5-Quart Food Steamer $13.84

    Right now on Amazon you can get this Oster 5-Quart Food Steamer, White for a low $13.84 (reg. $29.99)! Plus you'll enjoy FREE Super Saver Shipping on your order over $35, or with your Amazon Prime membership. Double-tiered 5-quart capacity steamer wi…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:40pm -
  • New!Garnier Fructis Full & Plush Haircare FREE Sample

    Garnier Fructis Full & Plush Haircare FREE Sample

    Request your Garnier Fructis Full & Plus Haircare FREE Sample today! Just complete the short request form and your FREE Sample should arrive in 6 to 8 weeks. Garnier Fructis Full & Plush Haircare FREE Sample was first posted on July 27, 2015 at 4:35…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:35pm -
  • New!Eight O’Clock Coffee $3.49 at Target

    Eight O’Clock Coffee $3.49 at Target

    Here's a new $1.50/1 Eight O'Clock Coffee (any variety) printable coupon that makes a great deal at Target this week. Eight O’Clock Coffee (11 oz.), $4.99 ea. $1.50/1 Eight O'Clock Coffee (any variety) printable coupon $3.49 after coupon! Thanks, F…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:33pm -
  • New!Dairy Pure Milk $1.49 at Walgreens

    Dairy Pure Milk $1.49 at Walgreens

    Grab this new $1/1 DairyPure Milk or Cream product printable coupon to combine with a Walgreens store sale to pick up a gallon of milk for $1.49 this week! Here's the deal: DairyPure Milk (1 Gallon), $2.49 ea. $1/1 DairyPure Milk or Cream product pri…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:30pm -
  • New!Lysol Disinfecting Wipes $6.48 + FREE Shipping

    Lysol Disinfecting Wipes $6.48 + FREE Shipping

    Pick up these Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon and Lime Blossom (240 Count - 3 pack) for as low as $6.48 (that's $2.16 each) when you buy through Amazon's Subscribe & Save and click the Amazon eCoupon. Here's the deal: Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:25pm -
  • New!Bonus FREE Jelly Polish with $10 Julep Purchase

    Bonus FREE Jelly Polish with $10 Julep Purchase

    Julep's offering a bonus FREE Jelly Polish with your $10 purchase! Just use promo code JELLYSWAG during checkout to score this deal. Julep's Jelly Polish gets its name because it dries translucent and jelly-like (unlike other finishes you may be fami…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:20pm -
  • New!Walgreens: August IVC Coupon Booklet

    Walgreens: August IVC Coupon Booklet

    The new Walgreens August Coupon Booklet is in stores now! These coupons are valid July 27 through August 29, 2015, and because they’re Walgreens store coupons, they can be stacked with manufacturer’s coupons. $5/1 Accu-Check Softclix Lancets $10/…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 7:47pm -
  • New!Caress Bar Soap $0.58 Each at CVS

    Caress Bar Soap $0.58 Each at CVS

    Grab this new $0.75/1 Caress Bar Soap (3 pk.) printable coupon to combine with a CVS store sale to pick up TWO 6-packs of Caress Bar Soap for $3.50 each - that's a nice $0.58 each! Here's the deal: Caress Bar Soap (6 ct.), $8.49 ea. B1G1 FREE CVS sto…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:30pm -
  • New!Red Baron Singles Pizza $1.25 Each at Target

    Red Baron Singles Pizza $1.25 Each at Target

    Here's a new $1/2 Red Baron Single Serve Pizzas printable coupon that you can combine with a Target mobile coupon to score a great deal at Red Baron Singles. Red Baron Singles (2 ct.), $2.50 ea. $1.50/2 Red Baron Target mobile coupon (Text OFFERS to…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • New!Ziploc Bags $1.41 at Walmart

    Ziploc Bags $1.41 at Walmart

    I recently shared how we make our own healthy on-the-go snacks with the snack size Ziploc bags - and here's another great deal available at Walmart this week on Ziploc Bags. You can combine this new $1/2 Ziploc Brand Bags printable coupon with an Ib…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:00pm -
  • New!Sharpie Fine Point Markers (24 ct.) $9.19 + FREE Shipping

    Sharpie Fine Point Markers (24 ct.) $9.19 + FREE Shipping

    Right now on Amazon you can get a pack of Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Markers (Assorted Colors, 24-Pack) for $9.19with FREE Shipping! If you have an Amazon gift card from Swagbucks, you could score an even better deal on these handy markers. Thanks,…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 3:30pm -
  • New!Summer Scarves $9.95 + FREE Shipping

    Summer Scarves $9.95 + FREE Shipping

    Today from Cents of Style you can pick up some light summer scarves for $9.95 with FREE shipping! Just use promo code SUMMERSCARVES during checkout to get this great deal. Just because summer is here doesn't mean you need to pack away all your pretty…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • New!Nexcare Waterproof Bandages FREE Sample

    Nexcare Waterproof Bandages FREE Sample

    Hurry to request your FREE Nexcare Waterproof Bandages today.  This offer is available for a limited time only so visit Nexcare and click "Get Sample" and complete the request form today to get yours! Nexcare Waterproof Bandages FREE Sample was firs…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • New!Starbucks Treat Receipts are Back!

    Starbucks Treat Receipts are Back!

    Starbucks Treat Receipts are back! When you make a purchase before 2 p.m., you'll receive a special stamp on your receipt that will allow you to purchase a grande cold drink for just $2.50 after 2 p.m. the same day.  This offer is valid through Augu…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:30pm -
  • New!ALDI Deals Week of 7/26/15

    ALDI Deals Week of 7/26/15

    Aldi deals vary regionally. The list below reflects my local ad in Columbus, Ohio. Read more about Aldi's policies to make the most of these deals! Produce Asparagus - $1.29 per pack Portabella Mushrooms - $1.29 per 6 oz. pack Mixed Squash - $0.69 pe…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • New!Target Deals Week of 7/26/15

    Target Deals Week of 7/26/15

    Beth from In Good Cents is the Deal Seeking Mom Store Expert for Target. At In Good Cents, she teaches her readers the skills they need to dramatically cut their own grocery budgets. New to couponing? Read up on what all of these abbreviations mean f…
    - 23 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:30am -
  • Rite Aid Deals Week of 7/26/15

    Rite Aid Deals Week of 7/26/15

    Corrie from "Cents"able Momma is the Deal Seeking Mom Store Expert for Rite Aid. At "Cents"able Momma, she helps others be "able" to save their "cents" by sharing great deals, coupons, freebies, money saving tips, and even a few methods to earn a…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 15, 12:30am -
  • Elmer’s School Glue FREE after Amazon Pantry Credit!

    Elmer’s School Glue FREE after Amazon Pantry Credit!

    Right now you can pick up some Elmer's Washable No-Run School Glue (4 oz. bottle) for $0.50 each from Amazon. PLUS if you purchase 10 bottles (for a total of $5) then you'll get a $5 Amazon Pantry credit! UPDATE: It appears that they've added a limit…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 3:30pm -

Credit.com Blog

  • New!Donald Trump’s Position on Student Loans May Surprise You

    Donald Trump’s Position on Student Loans May Surprise You

    Donald Trump seems to be on the side of many indebted Americans — and some Democrats, actually — that the government shouldn’t profit from student loans, according to an interview he gave to The Hill. The Republican presidential hopeful general…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • New!Ashley Madison Breach Marks the Rise of ‘Data Kidnapping’

    Ashley Madison Breach Marks the Rise of ‘Data Kidnapping’

    Some secrets are more valuable than others. And some secrets are more valuable TO others. In perhaps the most predictable extortion hack ever, cheating website Ashley Madison has confirmed to Brian Krebs that some of its data has been stolen. It no…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • New!What Will Leave a Black Mark on My Credit Report?

    What Will Leave a Black Mark on My Credit Report?

    When you’re looking to apply for a loan, lenders place a major emphasis on your credit report. Your credit history includes your amount of debt and payment history, as well as other factors, and lenders look to your past credit behavior to see whet…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • New!5 Credit Cards for Animal Lovers

    5 Credit Cards for Animal Lovers

    Do you count your pets as family members? Are you confused about why you’re unable to claim you dogs as dependents on your taxes? If so, then you are a dedicated animal lover, and you probably want to express your passion in any way you can. One of…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • New!Discover Eliminates Some Credit Card Perks

    Discover Eliminates Some Credit Card Perks

    Discover is “streamlining” cardholder benefits, eliminating some perks that offered customers help in times of emergency. Starting Aug. 1, consumers with Discover credit cards will no longer have access to 24/7 travel assistance, which is essenti…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • New!A Guide to Budgeting for Baby Boomers

    A Guide to Budgeting for Baby Boomers

    In retirement, taking it easy is becoming a lot harder to do. Take, for example, the most disconcerting finding of Allianz Life Insurance Company’s recently published Generations Apart Study. Nearly half of the 2,000 baby boomers (ages 49 to 67) an…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • 3 Benefits of Thrift-Store Shopping

    3 Benefits of Thrift-Store Shopping

    Making new purchases can make us feel good — but our wallets may feel differently. Luckily, there are bargain options to help satisfy your mind and your wallet simultaneously. Thrift stores are the most glamorous shopping venues, but you might be…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • 5 Ways to Make Living on a Budget More Fun

    5 Ways to Make Living on a Budget More Fun


    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • Can I Walk Away From My House After Bankruptcy?

    Can I Walk Away From My House After Bankruptcy?

    Bankruptcy and foreclosure can each have serious negative consequences for your credit scores. But what if you experience one and then the other? Is it a double-whammy? Our reader Brent went through bankruptcy nearly seven years ago, and did not reaf…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • How to Price Your Home to Sell

    How to Price Your Home to Sell

    Estimating your home’s value can be tricky — but doing it well can make a big difference in how quickly you are able to sell your home. When you are trying to attract buyers for your home, pricing and packaging are more important. Depending on y…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • 5 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer

    5 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer

    Sweat stains? Fading colors? Pilling? Missing buttons? We have all been there with our clothes, and it can be seriously frustrating. The average American spends roughly 4% of their household income on clothing every year — that can add up significa…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • 8 Tips for a Financially Sane Vacation

    8 Tips for a Financially Sane Vacation

    Have you taken your summer vacation yet? Or has your vacation taken you? Some people travel on autopilot. You cart the kids off to Disneyland because you’re supposed to? Or, you fly to Europe because everyone says you should see Paris before yo…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • 10 Industries That Could Profit From the Ashley Madison Hack

    10 Industries That Could Profit From the Ashley Madison Hack

    The hackers who broke into AshleyMadison.com, a meeting place for people seeking extra-marital affairs, recently made good on their threat, exposing their first hostage-victim, a Massachusetts man. There are 37 million more quivering masses of flesh…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 3:01pm -
  • How Etsy Helped Me Pay Off $20K of Debt

    How Etsy Helped Me Pay Off $20K of Debt


    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • How I Got Medical Debt Off My Credit Report & Raised My Credit Score

    How I Got Medical Debt Off My Credit Report & Raised My Credit Score

    How difficult is it to remove a collection account you didn’t know you had (and didn’t even owe) from your credit report? A couple we’ll call Jason and Karen could tell you. They want to buy a house, and he recently retired from the military. T…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • The Best Credit Card Sign-Up Bonuses Available Right Now

    The Best Credit Card Sign-Up Bonuses Available Right Now

    A credit card sign-up bonus can be an amazing thing. What other business is going to give you hundreds of dollars worth of free stuff, or even cash, just for giving them the opportunity to earn your business? The credit card industry is so competitiv…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • How to Automate Your Way to Wealth

    How to Automate Your Way to Wealth

    Checking different bank accounts, tracking when bills are due and keeping tabs on your budget and savings goals? Managing your finances can take up a lot of time – and let’s face it, isn’t the most fun use for it. No matter how busy you are, it…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • Help! I’m Trapped in a House I Can’t Afford to Sell

    Help! I’m Trapped in a House I Can’t Afford to Sell

    Eddie would like to to sell his home, but like millions of Americans, the widely touted housing recovery hasn’t fully reached his North Akron, Ohio, neighborhood. He owes about $60,000 on his mortgage and the two experienced real estate agents he c…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • Who Is Sallie Mae?

    Who Is Sallie Mae?

    If you took out a private student loan to pay for college, you may be getting some letters and email from a company called Sallie Mae. You definitely need to open those. Sallie Mae is a consumer banking business focused on education, and it originat…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 4:01am -
  • When NOT to File an Insurance Claim

    When NOT to File an Insurance Claim

    One of the main reasons for having insurance is to offset risk, especially major risks and losses. We pay many insurance premiums throughout our lives to various carriers for a multitude of different risks. When a possible claim occurs, an initial th…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 4:01am -

Consumerism Commentary

  • Hurry while Discover’s double-miles deal lasts

    Hurry while Discover’s double-miles deal lasts

    Whether you’re planning a very special trip next year or just travel a lot, there’s currently a limited-time offer you really ought to think seriously about. The Discover it® Miles-Double Miles your first year card is effectively offering double…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 9:30am -
  • Metrics for your household finances

    Metrics for your household finances

    It’s the heart of the baseball season and, whereas 20 years ago talk about the sport would have centered on the All-Star Game, the trade deadline, and how the pennant races were shaping up, now the chatter is filled with terms like “Wins Above Re…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 3:23pm -
  • Maimonides’ 8 Levels of Charity

    Maimonides’ 8 Levels of Charity

    In researching historical and religious views on charitable giving, I came across Maimonides’ hierarchy. He believed that there are 8 degrees of charity. These deal primarily with providing for the poor. Here are his 8 levels, from the highest to l…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 12:15pm -
  • Thank You: Twelve Years of Consumerism Commentary

    Thank You: Twelve Years of Consumerism Commentary

    Thank you to Consumerism Commentary readers.Thank You: Twelve Years of Consumerism Commentary is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 11 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 5:34pm -
  • Life Is Short: Toxic Financial Attitudes

    Life Is Short: Toxic Financial Attitudes

    There’s a good reason I can’t get into extreme savings for retirement. When desperate financial times call for desperate financial measures, there is a good incentive to cut all unnecessary spending and eliminate bad debt. Many people even wait u…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 12:50pm -
  • Podcast 175: Carl Richards, The One-Page Financial Plan

    Podcast 175: Carl Richards, The One-Page Financial Plan

    It may have been over a year since I last put together a podcast episode, but I’m back today to talk with Consumerism Commentary Podcast guest Carl Richards. Carl is here to talk about his new book, The One-Page Financial Plan: A Simple Way to Be S…
    - 56 days ago, 1 Jun 15, 5:05pm -
  • Command and Control: From Baseball Pitches to Your Money

    Command and Control: From Baseball Pitches to Your Money

    When your life is out of control, nothing seems to go right. You have the worst luck, and you can’t seem to get ahead with anything, whether a project, a goal, or even simple things like taking care of daily tasks. Regaining control of your life is…
    - 91 days ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:40pm -
  • Can You Blame Them for Not Being Invested in Stocks?

    Can You Blame Them for Not Being Invested in Stocks?

    After the stock market closed on Friday, my portfolio was at an all-time high. That was likely also the case for a lot of investors living in the United States who are similar to me: earning income, investing in the stock market with a buy-and-hold s…
    - 13 Apr 15, 2:05pm -
  • 5 Reasons Why New Chip Credit Cards Won’t Reduce Fraud

    5 Reasons Why New Chip Credit Cards Won’t Reduce Fraud

    Banks in the United States are undergoing a major transformation in credit card technology, a process similar to the one Europe successfully completed several years ago. Despite the technological advances in mobile payment that have already rendered…
    - 27 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • LearnVest Acquired By Northwestern Mutual

    LearnVest Acquired By Northwestern Mutual

    Congratulations to the owners of LearnVest, a financial planning start-up that is in the process of finalizing a deal with Northwestern Mutual wherein the latter will be acquiring the assets and business of the former. In a deal of more than $250 mil…
    - 26 Mar 15, 4:55pm -
  • Life Is and Isn’t About the Money

    Life Is and Isn’t About the Money

    Accumulating money is not a real goal for anyone’s life. Growing wealth is not the point. People don’t work hard because they want to see their bank balance grow; those of us who track our finances and chart our net worth over time aren’t tryin…
    - 25 Mar 15, 2:27pm -
  • The IRS Tax Scam and What Happens When You Owe Taxes

    The IRS Tax Scam and What Happens When You Owe Taxes

    For a few years, a ring of criminals believed by the U.S. government to be based in India have been involved in a pervasive tax scam. Callers impersonate IRS officials, connect with American taxpayers, and convince many that they have an outstanding…
    - 17 Mar 15, 3:11pm -
  • How the Financial Media and Stock Market Analysts Manipulate You

    How the Financial Media and Stock Market Analysts Manipulate You

    Best Buy, the big box retailer that most shoppers have abandoned sometime in the last decade and a half in favor of Amazon.com, announced better-than-expected earnings for the last three months of 2014, which includes the all-important holiday season…
    - 3 Mar 15, 7:10pm -
  • Which Money Script Do You Live By?

    Which Money Script Do You Live By?

    Your money script is a story you tell yourself about money. This story, the way you approach your finances, an outlook on a certain segment of your life, can have a significant effect on your behavior. In the growing field of financial psychology, th…
    - 2 Mar 15, 5:22pm -
  • Three Overlooked Tools for Repairing Credit

    Three Overlooked Tools for Repairing Credit

    This is a guest article by Neal Frankle. Neal is a Certified Financial Planner® in Los Angeles. He is also the senior editor for WealthPilgrim.com, MCMHA.org and CreditPilgrim.com. Your credit report is like a financial passport. If it’s clean you…
    - 28 Feb 15, 5:00pm -
  • When It Makes Sense to Work For Free

    When It Makes Sense to Work For Free

    How much is your time worth? This is a terrible question, and it usually begets a terrible answer. It’s a question that motivational speakers use to encourage people to make sure they’re optimizing their ability to earn an income. There’s nothi…
    - 27 Feb 15, 5:37pm -
  • Should All Financial Advisers Be Held to a Fiduciary Standard?

    Should All Financial Advisers Be Held to a Fiduciary Standard?

    Over the last year, a friend of mine has been trying to convince me to move my financial assets. I currently have a taxable investment account at Vanguard, and my portfolio consists of a mix that includes a domestic stock index fund, an international…
    - 26 Feb 15, 7:46pm -
  • Burst Sprinkler Line, Property Damage, and Renter’s Insurance

    Burst Sprinkler Line, Property Damage, and Renter’s Insurance

    A week ago today I was in Phoenix. I had been there for a few days, and I had been planning to spend a month with my girlfriend away from the cold New Jersey weather. It wasn’t a vacation. We each needed to continue working, but figured we might as…
    - 24 Feb 15, 4:53pm -
  • 8 Tips for a Frugal Valentine’s Day

    8 Tips for a Frugal Valentine’s Day

    For several years, it was a February tradition on Consumerism Commentary to look for moderation on Valentine’s Day. Many young couples would like to use the day to express their love, but might not have the financial means to do what television com…
    - 13 Feb 15, 5:58pm -
  • How My Money Mindset Changed Four Times and Helped Me Succeed

    How My Money Mindset Changed Four Times and Helped Me Succeed

    Any self-help guru would agree that how you think about money shapes your behavior with money. If you want to improve your financial situation, whether to get out of debt or to reach financial independence, your relationship with money is the first t…
    - 12 Feb 15, 5:15pm -

Christian Personal Finance

  • Best Financial Books for under $1

    Best Financial Books for under $1

    In the case of this article, I picked out five of the best personal finance books out there that you can get for less than a buck. I wouldn't say that these are necessarily the five best financial books written, but they are all very popular and have…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 2:38pm -
  • 5 Bible Verses about Money Every Christian Should Know

    5 Bible Verses about Money Every Christian Should Know

    Let me start by saying that it was difficult to create this list. Think about it, I am trying to pick the best verses from the Bible about a particular topic. Are there really best verses, or are there just those that have impacted us more than other…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jul 15, 2:05pm -
  • My Interview with a millionaire

    My Interview with a millionaire

    So, if you want to learn how to build a chair, you should go ask a chair-maker how he does it. If you want to learn how to become a millionaire, you should ask a millionaire how they did it.
    - 30 days ago, 27 Jun 15, 3:44pm -
  • How to negotiate with credit card companies

    How to negotiate with credit card companies

    A few years ago, when I had over $15,000 of credit card debt, I was often negotiating with credit card companies to get better interest rates. I took a very active approach toward minimizing my interest expense on my debt and learning to negotiate wi…
    - 39 days ago, 19 Jun 15, 1:10pm -
  • 15 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Home for Free

    15 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Home for Free

    I love to decorate my home. For me it is like having sprinkles on my cupcake. I even like changing things up a bit from time to time. Especially for all the Holidays and with each new Season. Decorations just set my mood and a tone for our home. Do y…
    - 48 days ago, 9 Jun 15, 9:13pm -
  • The $6 tip that made me rethink my approach

    The $6 tip that made me rethink my approach

    Last weekend I decided to take Linda on a mother’s day trip to Nashville for the weekend. She has proved to be an awesome mother to our baby boy for the last 15 months and she deserved a little trip away. On the morning we were set to come back hom…
    - 70 days ago, 18 May 15, 6:51pm -
  • The one thing I would teach a recent college Grad

    The one thing I would teach a recent college Grad

    You just finished your degree and you are probably looking for your first "real" job. This is the perfect opportunity to decide how you would like your financial life to be. You have the choice to spend and buy whatever you feel like which will likel…
    - 70 days ago, 18 May 15, 2:52pm -
  • The Step-by-Step Guide to Clean and Repair your Credit Report

    The Step-by-Step Guide to Clean and Repair your Credit Report

    Nobody’s perfect. You aren’t and neither am I. But neither are the credit bureaus who compile your credit history or the creditors who report to those bureaus. If you have some splotches on your credit report the odds are that at least some of th…
    - 77 days ago, 11 May 15, 8:11pm -
  • Why We Should Give in Secret

    Why We Should Give in Secret

    Giving is giving, right? Not if you’re a Christian. There are ways to give – and God wants us to give – and there are ways we shouldn’t give. One way we shouldn't is giving publicly. As Christians, we’re told to give in secret.
    - 91 days ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • 15 Kitchen Tips & Tricks that would Make MacGyver Proud

    15 Kitchen Tips & Tricks that would Make MacGyver Proud

    MacGyver. Remember him? If you watched television in the later 80’s and into the early 90’s, you’ll know exactly who I am speaking of. He always had some trick up his sleeve and a way to solve nearly everything problem and he knew how to get ou…
    - 93 days ago, 25 Apr 15, 4:21pm -

The Krazy Coupon Lady

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

  • 3 tips to dominate your job interview and give the perfect answers

    3 tips to dominate your job interview and give the perfect answers

    Congratulations! It took a lot of work and preparation, but you landed the interview and separated yourself from the others by… Using a warm connection to earn a few minutes of time. Showing all the telltale signs of being a … Continued3 tips to…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • How to ask for a promotion

    How to ask for a promotion

      Asking for a promotion is an extremely stressful moment in your career. “What if they say no?” “What if they laugh me out of the room?” “What if they don’t see the value I add to the company?” Just … ContinuedHow to ask for a prom…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jul 15, 3:43pm -
  • How to work smarter, not harder — with Jermaine Griggs

    How to work smarter, not harder — with Jermaine Griggs

    About a year or two ago, I bought a $2,000 course on automation that blew me away. It was one of the most advanced courses I’ve ever purchased. I got so interested that I ended up becoming friends with the … ContinuedHow to work smarter, not har…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • How I read hundreds of emails/day in less than an hour

    How I read hundreds of emails/day in less than an hour

    I always LOL when I get emails like this:   I do read every email. Just like I’ve said 50,000 times to you nutcases. But for a lot of people, it’s unfathomable that somebody can actually read 1,000+ emails/day and … ContinuedHow I read hundre…
    - 21 days ago, 6 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • How to deal with rejection

    How to deal with rejection

    Rejection sucks. It feels lousy to put yourself out there just to be crushed. When I was in college, I decided to teach a free class about personal finance and invited everyone I knew. No one showed up. An empty … ContinuedHow to deal with rejecti…
    - 25 days ago, 3 Jul 15, 12:00pm -
  • The news from IWT: June 2015

    The news from IWT: June 2015

    Another busy month here at IWT I kicked things off with a little downtime. I took a vacation in Puerto Rico, where this was my view for a few days: My view for the next few days A photo posted … ContinuedThe news from IWT: June 2015 is a post from…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Jul 15, 2:12pm -
  • Today is my birthday. Wisdom from 33-year-old Ramit

    Today is my birthday. Wisdom from 33-year-old Ramit

    Today is my 33rd birthday and I’d like to celebrate myself. This year, my greatest accomplishment was not the tens of thousands of new students, or flying our entire team to Vegas for an awesome retreat, or launching an Instagram … ContinuedToda…
    - 27 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 3:00pm -
  • The Ultimate Guide to Personal Finance

    The Ultimate Guide to Personal Finance

    One of my goals at IWT is to make my free material better than anyone else’s paid material. However, for those of you who are new to IWT — or even if you’ve been following along — you might not … ContinuedThe Ultimate Guide to Personal Fin…
    - 28 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 2:48pm -
  • How to deal with stress

    How to deal with stress

    These are actual tips I found online for how to reduce stress: Walk in the rain Tell someone to have a good day in Latin Throw a paper airplane Goodbye stress! Are you kidding me? Is this what passes for … ContinuedHow to deal with stress is a pos…
    - 32 days ago, 25 Jun 15, 3:36pm -
  • Questions to never ask your interviewer — and what you should ask instead

    Questions to never ask your interviewer — and what you should ask instead

    Every time you walk into an interview, there’s an invisible game being played around you. Do you know what it is?   You’re sitting across from the hiring manager. They ask “Do you have any questions for me?” Based on … ContinuedQuestions…
    - 33 days ago, 24 Jun 15, 4:16pm -

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… Continue ReadingThe post Report Predicts STEMM Jobs Growth Will Outpace STEMM Graduates appeared first on Frugaldad.com…
    - 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… Continue ReadingThe post Enrollment Shortfalls Breed Competition For College Students appeared first on Frugaldad.com.
    - 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… Continue ReadingThe post You Don’t Always Have to Accept the First Financial Aid Award You’re Offered appeared first on Frugaldad.com.
    - 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… Continue ReadingThe post Student Loans: Think Before You Borrow appeared first on Frugaldad.com.
    - 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,… Continue ReadingThe post These Libraries Elevate the Studying Experience appeared first on Frugaldad.com.
    - 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… Continue ReadingThe post Lousiana Paves Way For Education-Business-Government Synergy appeared first on Frugaldad.com.
    - 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… Continue ReadingThe post New Program Seeks to Reimagine College Life appeared first on Frugaldad.com.
    - 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… Continue ReadingThe post Digital Badges Over Degrees? appeared first on Frugaldad.com.
    - 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… Continue ReadingThe post Likely 2016 Rivals: Higher Ed Less Accessible appeared first on Fruga…
    - 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… Continue ReadingThe post It’s Time To Start Looking For Your Summer Job appeared first on Frugaldad.com.
    - 20 Mar 14, 9:00am -

Savings.com Blog

  • The Best Cheap Attractions in Expensive Cities
    Unless you’re the Sultan of Brunei or Kanye West, you probably try to be as frugal as possible when traveling. Which is especially difficult if you’re visiting New York City, Honolulu, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, or Boston—five of the most ex…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:55pm -
  • A Cheap-Ass Guide to Looking Like a Girl
    The patriarchy says I gotta look glam or folks’ll give me guff. Well guess what, wise guys? I’ll play your sick game, but if you think I’m spending any more than the bare minimum in the process, you’re out of your mind. Thankfully, looking ha…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 4:45pm -
  • Was Amazon’s Prime Day a Total Rip-Off? Let’s Look at the Numbers
    Last Wednesday, July 15th Amazon celebrated its first annual Prime Day, proving that if you’re enough of a commercial juggernaut you can make up your own holiday, just like Valentine’s Day or Trump Morrow Eve. Expectations ran high, with Amazon p…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 5:25pm -
  • How Much Does Your Money Cost?
    We all know how much our money is worth. For example, $5 gets you the Bacon Club Chalupa Big Box at Taco Bell, as well as two complimentary hours on the toilet. But how much does our money cost? The answer, it turns out, is a lot of chalupas. The US…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 5:50pm -
  • Sneaking Food into the Movies
    So, you finally have some free time on your hands after a grueling week of “Yes, sirs” and “No, ma’ams” and you’re trying to figure out the best way to forget about everything you have to do when you go back to work the next day. What bet…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 5:20pm -
  • Cheap Substitutes for Expensive Ingredients
    Just because you’re cooking a fancy dinner with fancy recipes doesn’t mean you’re stuck with fancy ingredients. If you want to cut costs at your next dinner party, here are a few possible substitutions. You can use the money you save to buy bet…
    - 14 days ago, 13 Jul 15, 5:50pm -
  • Wet N Wild Makeup Is Cheap and Great, but, More Importantly, It’s Cheap

    Wet N Wild Makeup Is Cheap and Great, but, More Importantly, It’s Cheap

    It’s the makeup brand that always seems to have it’s own little stand, away from all the other makeup. Every time I shop at a convenience store like CVS, Walgreens, or Rite Aid, I run past the big dogs — Revlon, Maybelline, and L’Oreal — an…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jul 15, 5:01pm -
  • Tips from My Jewish Mother on How to Have a Good Time at the Beach for Once, Okay?
    I love my Mother. She’s a fountain of remedial wisdom. When she’s not busy using her endless knowledge and patience to teach Senior Citizens how to navigate the internet, she’s always there to give me advice. My mom grew up a hop, skip, and a j…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Senior Discounts but Were Too Young to Ask
    Have you successfully survived forest fires, wild bears, heart disease, drunk drivers, war, and errant coconuts for long enough to complete at least fifty trips around the sun? If so, you qualify for a whole suite of discounts! And unlike those namby…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Jul 15, 7:05pm -
  • How to Exchange Money Abroad
    Are you vacationing with your parents? Have you been kidnapped by rebels? Are you Bono? If you answered no to all three questions, then traveling costs money. And those persnickity foreigners rarely have the decency to accept our totally different cu…
    - 25 days ago, 2 Jul 15, 6:15pm -
  • How Groupon Helped Me Afford a Staycation I Didn’t Earn
    Listen, I don’t make vacation money — I make “go to the beach and pretend like I didn’t drive only twenty minutes to get there” money. The closest I’ve come in recent memory to an honest-to-goodness holiday entailed taking a $129 cruise f…
    - 28 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 5:40pm -
  • 7 Cheap Alternatives to the Apple Watch

    7 Cheap Alternatives to the Apple Watch

    The Apple Watch has finally arrived, bursting at the seams with customized apps and clever features, and it can be yours for the low, low price of $349. Sorry, I meant to say for the not-at-all-low price of $349. For those of us looking to spend less…
    - 33 days ago, 24 Jun 15, 5:52pm -
  • Comedians Answer the Question: “What’s the Worst Thing You Could Eat on a Plane?”
    First and foremost, I want to apologize to the passengers of flight 407. I also want to apologize to my family, and to God, if she exists. I never thought I’d be “that guy,” but here we are. I did it. I committed the cardinal sin of domestic ai…
    - 35 days ago, 22 Jun 15, 6:05pm -
  • Student Discounts 101
    So you think you deserve to pay five dollars less at a museum just because you’ve saddled yourself with massive debt while obtaining the skills and knowledge necessary to make a valuable contribution to our society and economy? You selfish monster.…
    - 39 days ago, 18 Jun 15, 5:46pm -
  • Things You Can Probably Steal
    My mother has a job. She can afford to buy shampoo. I say this because if you were to ever encounter her in a hotel bathroom, you might mistake her for a well-dressed hobo, or perhaps an international jewel thief smuggling blood diamonds in her toile…
    - 42 days ago, 15 Jun 15, 5:50pm -
  • Flavor Tripping on Miracle Fruit
    My guests gather around the table, growing nervous and quiet as we prepare to begin. I hand each a small, red pill. “Do we swallow it?” one woman asks. “No, you let it dissolve,” I reply. One by one we place the pills on our tongues. Except f…
    - 48 days ago, 9 Jun 15, 6:25pm -
  • A Look at the Top Booze Delivery Services
    You can get Thai food, power tools, and live insects delivered to your door, hopefully not all on the same day, but it’s not officially the 21st century until you can get drunk without getting off your butt. A new suite of booze delivery apps is tr…
    - 52 days ago, 5 Jun 15, 6:45pm -
  • [VIDEO] Lifehackin’ with Josh Androsky: Baby Powder, Toothpaste, and Hostages Edition
    Josh Androsky is back, lifehackin’ his way into our hearts. What is a lifehack, you may ask? A lifehack is a simple, scrappy, inventive way to solve a problem, using resources you already have available. The question is, do the internet’s most-sh…
    - 54 days ago, 3 Jun 15, 6:40pm -
  • A Look at the Top Grocery Delivery Services
    The days of New Yorkers lording their countless delivery options over the rest of us are finally coming to an end. Grocery delivery services are popping up in major cities across the country, giving all of us the chance to answer the age old question…
    - 56 days ago, 1 Jun 15, 6:25pm -

My Money Blog

  • New!Costco Pharmacy: Save on Prescription Drug Costs

    Costco Pharmacy: Save on Prescription Drug Costs

    While standing in line at the Costco pharmacy, I found myself in a discussion with another Costco member who apparently saves over a thousand dollars a year on her meds by buying them there instead of her neighborhood CVS. (I also got an earful about…
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 7:42am -
  • AutoSlash Review: Car Rental Price Drop Tracker

    AutoSlash Review: Car Rental Price Drop Tracker

    Here’s a quick tip that I’ve been using regularly this summer for saving money on car rentals. A quick primer on car rental reservations. When you make a reservation at most car rental shops, you simply agree to a price and make a non-binding res…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 6:56am -
  • Jet.com: Loss Leader Pricing on Everything + 1 Year Free Promo Code

    Jet.com: Loss Leader Pricing on Everything + 1 Year Free Promo Code

    Jet.com has officially launched its attempt to bring the Costco model to online shopping. That is, they plan on selling you things at near-zero profit margins and make their money on the annual $49.99 membership fee. The more stuff you add your cart,…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 7:26am -
  • 4 Different Rules of Thumb For How Much House You Can Afford

    4 Different Rules of Thumb For How Much House You Can Afford

    Updated. Buying a house is always an exciting yet terrifying time. Deciding on how much we can “afford” is often limited by how much someone will lend us. Mortgage lenders use income size, income stability, credit score, down payment size, and ot…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 7:43am -
  • Owning a World Market-Cap Weighting of Gold

    Owning a World Market-Cap Weighting of Gold

    Gold is an asset class that is part commodity, part currency, and part insurance policy. As I write this, gold prices are at a 5-year low. I own a little physical gold for cultural reasons, but I don’t consider it part of my asset allocation and I…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 7:38am -
  • Alternative View: Keep Up With The OTHER Joneses

    Alternative View: Keep Up With The OTHER Joneses

    We’ve all heard the phrase “Keeping up with the Joneses”. It even has its own Wikipedia page with competing origin stories. Perhaps the greatest marketing trick ever is making people equate social status with material goods. Instead of worrying…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 6:01am -
  • Citi AAdvantage Executive World Elite MasterCard: Limited-Time Offer

    Citi AAdvantage Executive World Elite MasterCard: Limited-Time Offer

    Limited-time offer. The Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ MasterCard®, from our partner Citi, is their premium American Airlines co-branded card and the sign-up bonus has been bumped up for a limited-time. The highlights: For a limite…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Jul 15, 9:12pm -
  • Best Frugal Non-Stick Fry Pan / Saute Pan

    Best Frugal Non-Stick Fry Pan / Saute Pan

    I think it was Alton Brown’s food show that first told me that all non-stick pans were pretty much disposable and simply weren’t meant to last very long. Therefore, you should just buy the standard fry pan found at your local restaurant supply st…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 7:23am -
  • Ally Bank Savings Account Review

    Ally Bank Savings Account Review

    Updated. I’ve done a significant amount of my banking with Ally for years (checking, savings, and multiple CDs), but the “gateway drug” for me and probably most people will be their Ally Online Savings Account. This is a review specific to usin…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 8:16am -
  • Ally Bank Interest Checking Account Review

    Ally Bank Interest Checking Account Review

    Updated. If you are looking for a flexible alternative to a megabank account with tiny interest but convenient ATM network, here is my review of the Ally Interest Checking Account which I use in conjunction with the Ally Online Savings Account and al…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 8:14am -
  • Amazon Prime Day 7/15 : One-Day Sale for Prime Members

    Amazon Prime Day 7/15 : One-Day Sale for Prime Members

    Expired: Sale is over! Amazon is holding something called “Amazon Prime Day” for their Prime members on July 15, 2015. Non-Prime members can sign up for a free 30-day trial to be eligible to participate. Here are the deals that caught my eye: Buy…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 8:48am -
  • RingPlus: Basic, Free Cellular Phone Service – No Credit Card Needed

    RingPlus: Basic, Free Cellular Phone Service – No Credit Card Needed

    RingPlus is a Sprint MVNO that offers cheap cellular phone plans, starting at… $0. You can bring over an off-contract Sprint phone (check eligibility) or you can buy one from them (old iPhone 4 costs $105). They make money partially from ads – ad…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 8:46am -
  • Weight Management vs. Money Management: Taking the Long-Term View

    Weight Management vs. Money Management: Taking the Long-Term View

    I’m currently reading Smart People Don’t Diet by Charlotte Markey. The book offers a “science-based approach” to weight management backed by academic research from scientists, doctors, nutritionists, and psychologists. Sounded good to me. The…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 7:41am -
  • AirHelp, Refund.Me, AirTaxBack: Get Money Back For Cancelled, Delayed, or Missed Flights

    AirHelp, Refund.Me, AirTaxBack: Get Money Back For Cancelled, Delayed, or Missed Flights

    Have you been on a delayed, cancelled, or overbooked flight to/from Europe within the last within the last three years? Ever just missed a flight? You could be entitled up to $800 from the airline, or a refund of your taxes and fees. AirHelp and Refu…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 15, 7:16am -
  • Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card – 75,000 Bonus Points Promo

    Citi® Hilton HHonors™  Visa Signature® Card – 75,000 Bonus Points Promo

    Limited-time offer. The sign-up bonus for this card has also been bumped-up for a limited time. The Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card, from our partner Citi, is their no-annual fee co-branded card and comes with the following perks: Li…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 11:50pm -
  • Obihai Obi200: Free Monthly Home Phone Service + $29.99 Upfront Cost

    Obihai Obi200: Free Monthly Home Phone Service + $29.99 Upfront Cost

    Updated with new deal at bottom. Depending on the survey, somewhere between 40% and 65% of people now live in households with no landline (cell phone only). If you still have landline phone service and are looking for a cheaper alternative, Obihai is…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 11:47pm -
  • Portion Distortion: Change Your Perspective, Eat Better, Spend Less

    Portion Distortion: Change Your Perspective, Eat Better, Spend Less

    I’ve got one month left on my $600 in weight-loss bets, and an important tool that has helped me success is portion control. This way, I can still enjoy most of my favorite foods while still losing 1-2 pounds a week. Even naughty things like pizza,…
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 6:57am -
  • Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card: 80,000 Bonus Points Limited Time Promo

    Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card: 80,000 Bonus Points Limited Time Promo

    Limited-time offer. Most travel cards offer an ongoing sign-up bonus, but it’s even better when you snag them during a limited-time bump-up – this time it is the Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card from Chase. The last time I wrote about their…
    - 20 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 11:25pm -
  • Home Improvement Receipts: Scan Now, Save Indefinitely

    Home Improvement Receipts: Scan Now, Save Indefinitely

    For many people, when they sell a home they don’t even consider taxes. But over time, especially if you live in a relatively expensive area, more and more people will bump up against the federal capital gains exclusions of $250,000 for individuals…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 8:08am -
  • Howard Marks on Assuming Less Risk and Lowering Expectations

    Howard Marks on Assuming Less Risk and Lowering Expectations

    Observer has an interesting profile of respected investor Howard Marks, excerpted from the book The Great Minds of Investing (found via Abnormal Returns). I enjoy the writings of Howard Marks because his observations are logical and rational, and he…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jul 15, 7:33am -
  • TopCashBack: Shopping Portal That Promises Highest Payout

    TopCashBack: Shopping Portal That Promises Highest Payout

    Update: There is a limited-time offer for new customers that gets you $9.90 cash back from Wal-Mart when you buy a 138 fl oz bottle of Tide liquid laundry detergent for $8.97 with free in-store pickup. Ends 7/8/15. Visit Walmart through TopCashback,…
    - 25 days ago, 2 Jul 15, 7:41pm -
  • Snagshout: Discounted Amazon Products In Exchange For Honest Reviews

    Snagshout: Discounted Amazon Products In Exchange For Honest Reviews

    If you’re like most Amazon shoppers, you don’t like buying anything unless it has a lot of positive 4 and 5 star reviews. But that makes it really hard for new brands and products to gain traction. Good ole’ capitalism has created a new breed o…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Jul 15, 8:28am -
  • Current Amex Special Offers: Target, Wal-Mart, BJ’s Warehouse, iTunes (Targeted)

    Current Amex Special Offers: Target, Wal-Mart, BJ’s Warehouse, iTunes (Targeted)

    Updated 7/1/15. American Express cardholders can participate in “AmEx Offers” which offer discounts to various merchants. These promotions often offer the opportunity for easy savings without changing your spending habits. Sometimes I just buy a…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Jul 15, 7:56am -
  • Global Asset Allocation Book Review: Comparing 12+ Expert Model Portfolios

    Global Asset Allocation Book Review: Comparing 12+ Expert Model Portfolios

    I am a regular reader of Meb Faber’s online writings, and volunteered to received a free review copy of his new book Global Asset Allocation: A Survey of the World’s Top Asset Allocation Strategies. It is a rather short book and would probably be…
    - 27 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 7:53pm -
  • My One-Page Financial Plan: Why Is Money Important To Me?

    My One-Page Financial Plan: Why Is Money Important To Me?

    I’ve already shared two nuggets from the book The One-Page Financial Plan by Carl Richards – the importance of getting started and the true value of a human advisor. But what about the title itself? Before even reading the book, I was impatient a…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 6:00am -

PT Money

  • New!10 Ways to Use “the Internets” to Save Money Online

    10 Ways to Use “the Internets” to Save Money Online

    Shopping is much different these days than it was even twenty years ago. With information, reviews, and price comparisons on any product you can imagine available 24/7, it now takes very little effort to be a savvy consumer and make sure you get the…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:45pm -
  • Strategically Pay Down Your High-Interest Credit Card Debt with Payoff.com

    Strategically Pay Down Your High-Interest Credit Card Debt with Payoff.com

    We all know that paying the minimum balances on credit cards doesn’t work if you’re trying to get out of debt. As an example using Bankrate.com’s credit card minimum payment calculator, a $5,000 credit card balance at 18% interest and making a…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 12:30pm -
  • 5 Ways to Organize Your Life and Save Money

    5 Ways to Organize Your Life and Save Money

    I hate to admit it, but I am organizationally challenged. My home is littered with doubles of items I’ve bought when I could not find the original. My living room often looks like who-did-it-and-ran, which is only partially the fault of the residen…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 4:00pm -
  • 9 Surprisingly Big Benefits of a Smaller Home

    9 Surprisingly Big Benefits of a Smaller Home

    It’s hardly news that downsizing your home will save you money. In addition to the lowered mortgage payment and taxes, you’ll also spend less on utilities and maintenance. But living in a smaller house isn’t just a smart financial decision. Dec…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • Capital One 360 Summer Bonus – Up to $500 for New Savings Accounts!

    Capital One 360 Summer Bonus – Up to $500 for New Savings Accounts!

    Remember when interest rates on savings accounts were comfortably sitting at 5%?  Well those days are long gone and if you’re putting money into an online savings account, you have to find creative ways to maximize your return.  Lucky for everyon…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 8:11pm -
  • 9 Tips for Going to One Income

    9 Tips for Going to One Income

    This article was first published in 2008. But the message is still relevant today. Going to one income? We’re going to one income very soon. This is the last month that we’ll receive two paychecks, as Mrs. PT will be going back to school next mon…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 3:45pm -
  • How Much House Can I Afford?

    How Much House Can I Afford?

    Right now, home prices are low, and mortgage rates are attractive. As a result, the temptation to buy is great, especially for first time homebuyers who want to get in now, while they can save big. However, just because you think now is a good time t…
    - 20 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 11:00pm -
  • Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card 75,000 Points Limited Time Offer

    Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card 75,000 Points Limited Time Offer

    If you’ve ever stayed at a Hilton hotel, you know that in terms of ambiance and overall experience, it’s a touch above the rest.  I’ve had the pleasure of staying in a few different Hilton hotels over the years (always at someone else’s expe…
    - 20 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 6:40pm -
  • Radius Bank Hybrid Checking Account Review

    Radius Bank Hybrid Checking Account Review

    Have you ever tried to transfer money out of your savings or money market account several times in a given month and eventually hit a roadblock or limit on your ability to do so?  Your financial institution may have sited a federal regulation known…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 12:00pm -
  • Earn Money Browsing the Internet with Swagbucks.com – Our Swagbucks Review

    Earn Money Browsing the Internet with Swagbucks.com – Our Swagbucks Review

    Many of us continue to spend more and more time online as websites support our daily activities. The Internet has also created a new wave of job opportunities in providing online business models. And of course, it also offers us entertainment throug…
    - 28 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 2:00pm -

Five Cent Nickel

  • “Frugal” is not a dirty word

    “Frugal” is not a dirty word

    My wife and I were talking recently about a June 5, 2015, New York Times article that described the lifestyle of “Millionaires Who Are Frugal When They Don’t Have to Be.” It got me thinking about the word “frugal.” It will probably never be…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 8:00am -
  • 7 financial lessons recent college grads still need

    7 financial lessons recent college grads still need

    Around this time of the year, new college graduates are leaving their schools with a wealth of knowledge. At the end of their four (or six, or eight…) years of college, graduates have typically tackled a wide range of academic subjects, often with…
    - 43 days ago, 15 Jun 15, 8:00am -
  • Is the tide turning for savings accounts?

    Is the tide turning for savings accounts?

    On the surface, savings account rates seem to be stuck in the same rut they have been in for the last couple years; but if you look a little closer, there are some isolated developments that could start to put the interest back in savings account int…
    - 69 days ago, 19 May 15, 1:30pm -
  • How to play retirement catch-up

    How to play retirement catch-up

    I told the story elsewhere of how my wife and I woke up in our late 40s to the fact that our investment cupboard was bare. We were not alone, millions of Americans in their 40s or 50s don’t have nearly enough money saved to retire. So what can you…
    - 30 Mar 15, 8:00am -
  • How long will oil prices stay low — and what should you do?

    How long will oil prices stay low — and what should you do?

    image: wikimedia commons If you are old enough, you will remember 1973, when OPEC caused the price of oil to quadruple. (If you’re too young, simply Google “1973 oil crisis images” to see an endless parade of people stranded at gas stations wit…
    - 31 Jan 15, 10:14pm -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 20 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • The Latest Occupational Hazard? Binge Working

    The Latest Occupational Hazard? Binge Working


    - 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,…
    - 15 Oct 14, 8:00am -

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  • Millennials not so credit shy after all
    Millennials have a reputation for steering clear of high-interest plastic in favor of cash, prepaid cards and debit. A spate of recent studies released this summer, however, suggests that millennials' appetite for credit may be stronger than they're…
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  • 3 ways to boost online sales for extra cash
    Selling unused or unwanted goods online is like holding a rummage sale, but from the comfort of your couch. It's even better if those online sales can help cushion a savings account or pay down debt. Here are three tips to help you improve your onlin…
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  • Consumer gripes about financial companies revealed
    The CFPB released its first monthly report on complaints directed at companies, and it is naming names. The idea is to prod companies into fixing problems and improving customer service.
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  • Those on a tight budget choose material goods over experiences
    Researchers have been saying for years that if you want to extract more happiness from your purchases, you're better off buying experiences that you'll savor -- such as dinner at a favorite restaurant or a memorable family vacation. Yet according to…
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  • Meet Rosie: Savings tips for first-time pet owners
    A year ago my budget couldn't support a furry friend as I began to repay my student loans but a lot has changed since then and while by budget is still pretty tight, I've managed to afford Rosie, a 6-month-old Golden Retriever puppy. Here's how:
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  • One-click shopping lures sleepy mom into overspending online
    Online retailers are capitalizing on parents' sleep deprived shopping habits by designing parent-friendly apps that make it easier than ever to overspend online.
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  • Manage money by phone app? Not for this millennial
    Smartphones can do just about anything these days, but after testing two different personal finance apps, I don't think they are the best platform for managing money -- at least not for me. Here's why.
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  • Chip tips: 4 ways to improve foreign trips with EMV cards
    With a switch underway in the U.S. to replace magnetic stripe cards with those containing EMV chips, many are worried their cards won't work overseas. Based on a trip to Europe, I can tell you those concerns are overblown.
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  • College students handling credit well
    When it comes to using credit cards responsibly, today's college students are surprisingly good at handling high-interest credit, according to a new Ohio State University study. The trend toward responsible credit use might not last for long, however…
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  • Backpage.com credit card ban outrages Australian sex workers
    Should U.S. credit card companies impose American morals on other countries?Workers in Australia's adult legal sex trade certainly don't think so, but that's what has happened as three major credit card networks stopped processing payments for a p…
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For the Mommas

  • New!Meat Coupons 7/27/15 – Buddig, Hillshire, Hormel And More

    Meat Coupons 7/27/15 – Buddig, Hillshire, Hormel And More

    Save on your meat purchases with these awesome meat coupons! These meat coupons are pre-clipped for you.. $0.75 off 1 package of Hillshire Farms Lunchmeat $0.50 off TWO cans of Swanson Chunk Chicken $0.50 off 1 HORMEL NATURAL CHOICE Deli Meat $1.00 o…
    - 54 mins ago, 28 Jul 15, 12:30am -
  • New!Save $2.00 Instantly on Suave & Enter to Win $50 Dollar General GC

    Save $2.00 Instantly on Suave & Enter to Win $50 Dollar General GC

    Save $2.00 Instantly on Suave at Dollar General How is your summer going so far? Have you done anything fun in between in between cutting coupons and finding great deals? I hope you’re finding some time to have a picnic with your family, head to t…
    - 1 hour ago, 28 Jul 15, 12:00am -
  • New!Stockpile For Less Scenario: Week of 7/26/15

    Stockpile For Less Scenario: Week of 7/26/15

    This weekly post will show you how to build a stockpile! This involves maximizing your scenarios by rolling your rewards.  CVS Rolling Scenarios for 7/26-8/115Transaction #1  Buy Colgate Total Mouthwash $4.79Buy Oral-B Cross Action power toothbrush…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 11:00pm -
  • New!FREE Honest Tea At Target {Save $2.29}

    FREE Honest Tea At Target {Save $2.29}

      FREE Honest Tea At Target Head over to Target to score free Honest Tea after an Ibotta rebate worth $1.00 as Honest Tea is on 5/$5.00 sale thru the week of 7/26! Buy (1) Honest Tea $1.00 (Reg. $2.29) Pay $1 Submit For $1/1 Honest Tea  ibotta reb…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 9:00pm -
  • New!Ban Cloths ONLY $0.99 At ShopRite {Reg $2.79}

    Ban Cloths ONLY $0.99 At ShopRite {Reg $2.79}

    Ban Cloths ONLY $0.99 At ShopRite {Reg $2.79} Stop by Shoprite and pick up Ban Total Refresh Body Cloths. The Ban Body Cloths will be priced at just $1.99 and there is a $1.00/1 Ban Cloth or Deodorant ShopRite eCoupon that makes it only $0.99! Buy…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:30pm -
  • New!Staples – Back to School Deals Starting at $0.25{7/26}

    Staples – Back to School Deals Starting at $0.25{7/26}

    Staples – Back to School Deals Starting at $0.25{7/26} Here are the new Staples Back to School Deals for the week of 7/26 starting at $0.48.  The deals seem to be starting really early this year, but that’s ok;  we’ll take them, especially at…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:00pm -
  • New!Cyber Monday in July at Best Buy! Save Hundreds Today Only!

    Cyber Monday in July at Best Buy! Save Hundreds Today Only!

    Cyber Monday in July at Best Buy! Save Hundreds Today Only! Today only, Best Buy is offering a Cyber Monday in July sale! Go over here to browse the deals. Save on everything from iPads, iPhones, Xbox, Juicers and so much more! Shipping is FREE with…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 7:30pm -
  • New!Little Tikes Cozy Truck HALF PRICE! Pay ONLY $55.30 Shipped {Reg $96.90}

    Little Tikes Cozy Truck HALF PRICE! Pay ONLY $55.30 Shipped {Reg $96.90}

    Little Tikes Cozy Truck HALF PRICE! Pay ONLY $55.30 Shipped {Reg $96.90} This roomy pickup truck is the perfect ride for hard-working kids and Mommas be delighted as this awesome Little Tikes Cozy Truck is available for almost 50% Off – Just Pay…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • New!NEW Suave Coupons Worth $5.00 | FREE + Cheap Deals At Stores

    NEW Suave Coupons Worth $5.00 | FREE + Cheap Deals At Stores

    New Suave Coupons There are 7 new printable and ecoupons that you can use to save on Suave products. These Suave coupons are good for saving up to $5.00 on Suave Body Wash, Suave Deodorant, Suave Hair products and more. We have got a list of all the…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 6:30pm -
  • New!Kmart Double Coupon Event is Back! Double Coupons up to $2.00!

    Kmart Double Coupon Event is Back! Double Coupons up to $2.00!

    Kmart Double Coupon Event is Back! Double Coupons up to $2.00! The Kmart Double Coupon event is back! Starting today, 7/26 Kmart will double coupons up to $2 – so if you have $2 off coupon, it’ll be a $4 off savings instead! This means some major…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • New!Nutri Dent Coupon | Save $5.00 + Store Deals

    Nutri Dent Coupon | Save $5.00 + Store Deals

    Nutri Dent Coupon | Save $5.00 + Store Deals There is a new printable Nutri Dent Dental Chews for Dogs coupon.  This coupon is good for $5.00 off any (2)  Nutri Dent Dental Chews. Your furry friends will thank you! This awesome coupon has been pr…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:30pm -
  • New!Ibotta Finishes July with a Bang!

    Ibotta Finishes July with a Bang!

    Ibotta Finishes July with a Bang! Ibotta finishes July with a bang as you get extra cash! Unlock level 4 and earn an extra $4 when you earn $20 in rebates and your team earns $25 in total rebates. Be sure to check out the new rebates! New Grocery Reb…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • New!Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons Just $2.99 at CVS {Reg $7.99}

    Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons Just $2.99 at CVS {Reg $7.99}

     Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons Just $2.99 at CVS {Reg $7.99} Right now at CVS you can get Playtex Gentle Glide Tampons for as low as $2.99 a box, down from $7.99. Use this $2.00/1 off Playtex Gentle Glide tampons coupon and score $3 ECB making this a…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:30pm -
  • New!Vintage Cotton + Lace Aprons Just $7.99 {Reg. $24.99}

    Vintage Cotton + Lace Aprons Just $7.99 {Reg. $24.99}

      Vintage Cotton + Lace Aprons Just $7.99 {Reg. $24.99} How cute are these Vintage Cotton + Lace Aprons? Right now on Jane.com you can score them for as low as $7.99, down from $24.99. You’re stylish and cute! So why not carry that style on into t…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:00pm -
  • New!Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces Just $0.99 at Target {Reg. $2.49}

    Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces Just $0.99 at Target {Reg. $2.49}

      Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces Just $0.99 at Target {Reg. $2.49} Yum! Right now at Target you can score Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces for as low as $0.99! There’s a 40% off Cartwheel Offer and a $1.00/2 Printable Coupon you will want to grab.…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 3:30pm -
  • New!HOT!!! 5 FREE Speed Stick GEAR Deodorants At CVS {SAVE $27.45}

    HOT!!! 5 FREE Speed Stick GEAR Deodorants At CVS {SAVE $27.45}

    HOT!!! 5 FREE Speed Stick GEAR Deodorants At CVS {SAVE $27.45}  There is a new printable Speed Stick GEAR Deodorant Coupon. It is a great coupon to use during summer for stocking on deodorants for your family. This week at CVS, you can score $10 E…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • New!ALERT: Kroger Recalls Select Seasonings For Possible Salmonella Contamination!

    ALERT: Kroger Recalls Select Seasonings For Possible Salmonella Contamination!

    ALERT: Kroger Recalls Select Seasonings For Possible Salmonella Contamination! Kroger is recalling Kroger Ground Cinnamon, Kroger Garlic Powder, Kroger Coarse Ground Black Pepper and Kroger Bac’n Buds sold in its retail stores due to possible cont…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:53pm -
  • New!Weekend Wrap Up 7/26/15: DairyPure Milk, Palmolive, Dove And More

    Weekend Wrap Up 7/26/15: DairyPure Milk, Palmolive, Dove  And More

    We hope you had a fantastic weekend! Here is the Weekend Wrap Up 7/26/15 to check all the deals that happened this weekend!   RARE DairyPure Milk Coupon | Save $1.00 + Walgreens Deal! As low as $1.49 a Gallon 2 Ziploc Brand Coupons | Save $2.00 + S…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:30pm -
  • New!Starbucks Treat Receipt: Score Cold Grande Beverage for $2.50 After 2PM

    Starbucks Treat Receipt: Score Cold Grande Beverage for $2.50 After 2PM

      Starbucks Treat Receipt: Score Cold Grande Beverage for $2.50 After 2PM Whoop! Starting today and through August 9th (or through August 16th for Starbucks Rewards Members!), make any Starbucks purchase before 2PM and then enjoy any handcrafted Gra…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • New!Clean & Clear Coupon | Get Deals As Low As $1.45

    Clean & Clear Coupon | Get Deals As Low As $1.45

    New Clean & Clear Coupon There is a new printable Clean & Clear Coupon. This coupon is good for $1.00 off on any ONE (1) CLEAN & CLEAR® product (excludes trial and travel sizes). We have pre-clipped this Clean & Clear Coupon for you:   Print: $…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:30pm -
  • New!NEW EAS Coupon | Get Deals As Low As $1.82 {Reg Up To $6}

    NEW EAS Coupon | Get Deals As Low As $1.82 {Reg Up To $6}

    New EAS Coupon There is a new printable EAS Coupon. This coupon is good for $1.50 OFF any one (1) EAS® product (excludes single powder packets and single bars). We have pre-clipped this EAS Coupon for you:   Print: $1.50 off any one (1) EAS pro…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • New!Rachael Ray Nutrish Coupon |Save $3.00 on Pet Food & Deal

    Rachael Ray Nutrish Coupon |Save $3.00 on Pet Food & Deal

    New Rachael Ray Nutrish Coupon Pet owners, check out this new printable Rachael Ray Nutrish coupon for pet food. This coupon is good for saving $3.00 Off on any ONE (1) 3.5 lb. bag of Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Zero Grain™ Beef with Bison. We hav…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 12:30pm -
  • New!Speed Stick Coupon | FREE at CVS | $0.50 at Kroger | $0.89 At Walmart | $0.99 At ShopRite + More

    Speed Stick Coupon | FREE at CVS | $0.50 at Kroger | $0.89 At Walmart | $0.99 At ShopRite + More

    New Speed Stick GEAR Deodorant Coupon There is a new printable Speed Stick GEAR Deodorant Coupon. It is a great coupon to use during summer for stocking on deodorants for your family. This coupon is good for $2.00 Off On any Speed Stick® GEAR® De…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 11:30am -
  • New!Newest Printable Coupons 7/27 | Speed Stick, Irish Spring, Kellogg’s, Huggies & More

    Newest Printable Coupons 7/27 | Speed Stick, Irish Spring, Kellogg’s, Huggies & More

    Newest Printable Coupons 7/27 | Speed Stick, Irish Spring, Kellogg’s, Huggies & More Good Morning! Here is your daily dose of coupons that will save you a great deal of money. Today’s newest printable coupons includes HOT beverage coupons, food c…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • New!RARE DairyPure Milk Coupon | Save $1.00 + Walgreens Deal! As low as $1.49 a Gallon

    RARE DairyPure Milk Coupon | Save $1.00 + Walgreens Deal! As low as $1.49 a Gallon

    RARE DairyPure Milk Coupon | Save $1.00 + Walgreens Deal! As low as $1.49 a Gallon There is a new printable DairyPure Milk Coupon that can be found under the zip code 77477, 54935 or 68130. This coupon is good for $1.00/1 any DairyPure Milk or Cre…
    - 23 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:30am -
  • New!Palmolive Printable Coupon | Save $0.25 + Store Deals! As low as $0.49

    Palmolive Printable Coupon | Save $0.25 + Store Deals! As low as $0.49

    Palmolive Printable Coupon | Save $0.25 + Store Deals! As low as $0.49 Whoop! There is a new Palmolive Printable Coupon you are going to want to grab! This coupon is good for $0.25 off any Palmolive Liquid Dish Soap! I have a ton more dishes in the…
    - 23 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:00am -
  • New!Printable Coupons Roundup 7/26 | Huggies, Kellogg’s, Colgate, Ziploc & More

    Printable Coupons Roundup 7/26 | Huggies, Kellogg’s, Colgate, Ziploc & More

    Printable Coupons Roundup 7/26 | Huggies, Kellogg’s, Colgate, Ziploc & More What a Sunday! We had a ton of printable coupons that will save you a great deal of money. Today’s newest printable coupons included HOT Diaper coupons, Cereal coupons, o…
    - 24 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:30am -
  • 5 FREE Irish Spring Signature Body Wash or Bar Soap at CVS

    5 FREE Irish Spring Signature Body Wash or Bar Soap at CVS

    FREE Irish Spring Signature Body Wash or Bar Soap at CVS Here’s a deal at CVS you won’t want to miss! Starting today, Irish Spring Signature Body Wash or Bar Soap 3 ct will be on sale 2/$8, plus you will get $10 Extra Bucks when you buy $20 of pa…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:00am -
  • 2 Ziploc Brand Coupons | Save $2.00 + Store Deals! As low as $0.92

    2 Ziploc Brand Coupons | Save $2.00 + Store Deals! As low as $0.92

    2 Ziploc Brand Coupons | Save $2.00 + Store Deals! As low as $0.92 There are 2 new printable Ziploc Brand coupons you are going to want to grab.  Save $1.00 off any (2) Ziploc Brand Bags and save $1.00 off any (2) Ziploc Brand Containers. These ar…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 15, 12:30am -
  • New $1.00/1 Sara Lee Deli Meat Coupon!

    New $1.00/1 Sara Lee Deli Meat Coupon!


    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 15, 12:00am -
  • NEW Palmolive Coupons Worth $1.25 | Pay As Low As $0.49

    NEW Palmolive Coupons Worth $1.25 | Pay As Low As $0.49

    New Palmolive Coupons Worth $1.25 There are 2 new printable Palmolive Coupons. These coupons are good for $1.00 off (1) Palmolive Gel Dishwasher Detergent and $0.25 off any Palmolive Liquid Dish Soap . We have pre-clipped these Palmolive Coupons…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 11:30pm -
  • JENNIE-O Turkey Burger coupon | Save $0.75 + Store Deal

    JENNIE-O Turkey Burger coupon | Save $0.75 + Store Deal

    JENNIE-O Turkey Burger coupon | Save $0.75 + Store Deal Fire up the grill! There is a new printable JENNIE-O Turkey Burger coupon.  This coupon is good for $0.75 off any (1) package of JENNIE-O Turkey Burgers. You will be able to use this coupon a…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 11:00pm -
  • Kleenex Facial Tissues 3-packs Just $0.99 per Pack

    Kleenex Facial Tissues 3-packs Just $0.99 per Pack

      Kleenex Facial Tissues 3-packs Just $0.99 per Pack Just in time for back to school! Head over to ShopRite and get Kleenex Facial Tissues 3-packs for just $0.99 a pack! There is a $0.50/1 Kleenex Facial Tissues 3 pack ShopRite eCoupon and a $0.50 o…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 10:30pm -
  • Grab Shopmium and Get a FREE Lindt Candy Bar!

    Grab Shopmium and Get a FREE Lindt Candy Bar!

    Grab Shopmium and Get a FREE Lindt Candy Bar! Hey! Don’t know if you heard, but the summer is in full bloom. It means spending time with your friends and family outdoors, reading in a park, picking up a new hobby, tanning, picnicking, spending a da…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 10:00pm -
  • Great Deal on a Proctor Silex Microwave- Only $33.99! (reg $69.99!)

    Great Deal on a Proctor Silex Microwave- Only $33.99! (reg $69.99!)

    Great Deal on a Proctor Silex Microwave- Only $33.99! (reg $69.99!) There is a HOT deal that you can grab at Kmart right now! A Proctor Silex Microwave is as low as $33.99! The regular price is $69.99 so you will be saving over 50%! It is a perfect i…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 9:30pm -
  • Bulk Up Your Savings from Snap by Groupon!

    Bulk Up Your Savings from Snap by Groupon!

    Bulk Up Your Savings from Snap by Groupon! Bulk up your Snap balance from puny to pumped-up with these special protein-packed offers! Score up to $3 cash back on select EAS protein powders and shakes when you redeem these offers at Walmart. Eat smart…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 9:00pm -
  • 10 NEW Dove Coupons | Save Up To $12.25 + FREE Deal!

    10 NEW Dove Coupons | Save Up To $12.25 + FREE Deal!

    New Dove Coupons There are a ton of Dove Coupons released by SavingStar. These Dove coupons will save you up to $12.25 on Dove Hair care products, Dove body wash, Dove deodorants, Dove Men+ care and more. Here is a list of all the NEW Dove Coupons a…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 8:30pm -
  • Kellogg’s Special K Nourish Hot Cereal $1.99 At ShopRite

    Kellogg’s Special K Nourish Hot Cereal $1.99 At ShopRite

    Kellogg’s Special K Nourish Hot Cereal $1.99 At ShopRite Check out this awesome deal that you can score at ShopRite on Kellogg’s Special K Nourish Hot Cereal. It regularly sells for $2.99 and we have a $1/2 Kellogg’s® Special K® Hot Cereal …
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 8:00pm -
  • Walgreens August Monthly Savings Book

    Walgreens August Monthly Savings Book

    The Walgreens August Monthly Savings Book is out and contains over $400 in savings.  The coupon book is good from today, 7/26 through 8/29/15. Beauty & Skin Care $1.00/1 L’Oreal Eye Cosmetics $1.00/1 L’Oreal Lip Cosmetics or Nail Color $1.00/1…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 7:30pm -
  • Rite Aid – Loreal Advanced Hair Care $0.74 {Reg $4.99}

    Rite Aid – Loreal Advanced Hair Care $0.74 {Reg $4.99}

    Loreal Advanced Hair Care $.74 Here is yet another hair care deal for Rite Aid shoppers. Stop by and pick up Loreal Advanced Hair Care for just $.74! Deal Idea (starts 7/26) Buy (4) Loreal Hair Care $15.96 use (4) $2/1 L’Oreal Advanced Haircare Sha…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 7:00pm -

Frugal Living NW

  • New!Ultimate Couponing Course: Are you ready to start saving up to $250 a month?

    Ultimate Couponing Course: Are you ready to start saving up to $250 a month?

    I have a couple of questions for you: Do you struggle with your grocery budget? Are you frustrated with how much you’re spending on food and household supplies and believe you could be spending it more wisely? Is someone in your household on a rest…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 10:00pm -
  • New!Raspberry Ricotta Cake (recipe)

    Raspberry Ricotta Cake (recipe)

    Raspberry Ricotta Cake (recipe) I am totally off my produce game this summer. You see those raspberries? I bought them. At the store. In a white plastic bag in the freezer section. I’m pretty sure a little piece of my heart broke off and died right…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • New!LEGO Friends Jungle Falls Rescue Building Set for $15.99 (BEST price!)

    LEGO Friends Jungle Falls Rescue Building Set for $15.99 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the LEGO Friends Jungle Falls Rescue Building Set for $15.99 right now. This fun, highly-rated set is currently at Amazon’s lowest ever price. Includes Olivia mini-doll figure, a tiger cub and a chameleon Accessories include driftwood,…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 6:30pm -
  • New!Kellogg’s Family Rewards: New 100 point code

    Kellogg’s Family Rewards: New 100 point code

    Kellogg’s Family Rewards Codes Get exclusive coupons and earn rewards from your favorite Kellogg’s® brands when you sign up for Kellogg’s Family Rewards. Purchase participating Kellogg’s products and enter the 16-digit code to earn coupons a…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • New!One-year subscription to Running Times Magazine for $5.99 through tomorrow (7/28)

    One-year subscription to Running Times Magazine for $5.99 through tomorrow (7/28)

    Get a one-year subscription to Running Times Magazine for just $5.99 today only (7/28). Use the code FRUGALNW at checkout and your total will drop from $39.90 to $5.99. Running Times is the magazine for serious runners. You’ll benefit and learn fro…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:45pm -
  • New!Starbucks Treat Receipt July 27 – August 9

    Starbucks Treat Receipt July 27 – August 9

    Starbucks lovers the Treat Receipt starts today! Get a grande beverage of your choice for $2.50 when you bring in your morning receipt after 2pm. (this offer runs through August 9 and if you’re a rewards member you get an extra week!)The post Star…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:30pm -
  • New!Tarzan DVD (Special Edition) for $8.64 (BEST price!)

    Tarzan DVD (Special Edition) for $8.64 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Tarzan DVD (Special Edition) for $8.64 right now. This is the very lowest we’ve ever seen the price drop on Amazon. Grab it for your movie collection, or the gift closet. Swing into action and adventure with Disney’s original cl…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:20pm -
  • New!Safeway: Free Alpo T Bonz Dog Snacks

    Safeway: Free Alpo T Bonz Dog Snacks

    Here’s a great free item at Safeway. Alpo T Bonz Dog Snacks (4.5 oz) on sale $1 Buy 2 Use $1.50/2 coupon from 6/28 RP insert Use Safeway double (-$.50) FREE after coupon & double Most of these deals use a Safeway double coupon, which is available a…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • New!New Ocean Spray Craisins coupons

    New Ocean Spray Craisins coupons

    There are tons of new $.50/1 Ocean Spray Craisins coupons available to print. Remember, you can typically print two coupons per computer. Find more printable coupons here. Looking for a specific coupon? Search the Frugal Living NW Coupon Database!Th…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:30pm -
  • New!Lysol Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack as low as $2.26 per container shipped

    Lysol Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack as low as $2.26 per container shipped

    Amazon has a fantastic deal running on Lysol Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Lemon and Lime Blossom, 240 Count — as low as $2.26 per container shipped! Here’s how to do the deal: :: Clip the 20% off coupon on the Lysol Disinfecting Wipes Value P…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:00pm -
  • New!Walgreens Deals for July 26 – August 1

    Walgreens Deals for July 26 – August 1

    Here are the best deals at Walgreens this upcoming week. The Walgreens ad runs Sunday-Saturday in the Pacific Northwest. Find the full list of this week’s Walgreens deals, including a printable list feature, here. Frito-Lay Doritos Tortilla Chips (…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 3:30pm -
  • New!Little Tikes Cozy Truck for $55.30 (BEST price!)

    Little Tikes Cozy Truck for $55.30 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Little Tikes Cozy Truck for $55.30 right now. Pick up this highly-rated play truck while it’s at Amazon’s best price to date. Includes flatbed with a drop-down tailgate with rugged “off road” wheels An opoening gas cap, a stee…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • Fred Meyer Deals for July 26 – August 1

    Fred Meyer Deals for July 26 – August 1

    Here are the best deals at Fred Meyer this week. The Fred Meyer ad runs Sunday-Saturday in the Pacific Northwest. Find the full list of this week’s Fred Meyer deals, including a printable list feature, here. Red, Green or Black Seedless Grapes on s…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 5:58pm -
  • Best School Supply Deals for July 26-August 1

    Best School Supply Deals for July 26-August 1

    Here are this week’s best school supply deals for July 26-August 1 in the Pacific Northwest! Here are the available coupons from the 7/26 SS insert: $.55/1 Paper Mate Pens Pack $1/1 Paper Mate InkJoy 2 in 1 Stylus Pen (2 ct+) $.55/1 Paper Mate Mech…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 15, 3:07am -
  • Rite Aid Deals for July 26 – August 1

    Rite Aid Deals for July 26 – August 1

    Here are the best Rite Aid deals starting Sunday, July 26th, brought to you by Melody from This Beautiful Frugal Life. Be sure to check out Melody’s post “So far this summer {popsicles and sunscreen and late nights, oh my!}”. Are you new to pla…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 15, 12:26am -
  • Top 10 Online Deals for 7/25

    Top 10 Online Deals for 7/25

    There have been some fantastic online deals posted this week. In case you missed anything, here are my favorites: LEGO Creator Blue Racer Set for $4 – BEST price!  Disney Frozen Floor Memory Match, 54 pieces for $6.99 – BEST price!  Nerf N-Sp…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • Shutterfly: Get $20 off $20+ purchase

    Shutterfly: Get $20 off $20+ purchase

    Shutterfly is offering a great deal through July 28, 2015: Get $20 off a purchase of $20+ when you use the code JOLLYJOLLY at checkout. This is a great chance to get some fun photo gifts for just the price of shipping! You can also get 50 FREE 4×6 p…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • Target Deals for July 26 – August 1

    Target Deals for July 26 – August 1

    Here are the best deals at Target this week. Target prices vary by store and region. Some deals are unadvertised and may or may not be found in your store. Find the full list of this week’s Target deals, including a printable list feature, here. Ge…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • $5 Magazine Subscription Sale (TONS of popular titles)

    $5 Magazine Subscription Sale (TONS of popular titles)

    Discount Mags is having a huge $5 magazine subscription sale this weekend only (through 7/26), with over 100 sale titles included. You shouldn’t need a code to get the promotional price. They have a ton of options to choose from with this sale,…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 4:30pm -
  • Stitch Fix Review (June Box)

    Stitch Fix Review (June Box)

    June Stitch Fix Review Ready for more fashion fun? A few weeks ago I ordered my second box-o-fun from Stitch Fix. I didn’t ask for anything in particular from my stylist. I left it open ended with the stern instructions for no jewelry or accessorie…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • Disney Frozen Memory Match Floor Game for $6.99 (BEST price!)

    Disney Frozen Memory Match Floor Game for $6.99 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Disney Frozen Floor Memory Match, 54 pieces for $6.99 right now. If you have a Frozen birthday coming up soon, this is a great deal. Grab it while it’s at Amazon’s lowest ever price. Memory Match has never been more fun with this…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 6:30pm -
  • New Seasons Deals for July 22 – 28

    New Seasons Deals for July 22 – 28

    Here are the best deals at New Seasons this week. The New Seasons ad runs Wednesday-Tuesday. Two Day Sale July 25-26, 2015: Whole Albacore Tuna on sale $5.99/lb *10 a,m, – 5p.m. while supplies last Local Organic Canteloupe on sale $.99/lb *grown in…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 6:15pm -
  • Dollar Tree Deals for July 22 – 29

    Dollar Tree Deals for July 22 – 29

    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. Right Guard Extre…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • LEGO Creator Blue Racer Set for $4 (BEST price!)

    LEGO Creator Blue Racer Set for $4 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the LEGO Creator Blue Racer Set for $4 right now. This is Amazon’s lowest ever price by far. I absolutely love how you can make three different structures with one set. Features hinged rear spoiler panel, detailed engine, 4 orange traf…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:45pm -
  • One-year subscription to Peppa Pig Magazine for $13.99 today only (7/24)

    One-year subscription to Peppa Pig Magazine for $13.99 today only (7/24)

    Get a one-year subscription to Peppa Pig Magazine for just $13.99 today only (7/24). Use the code FRUGALNW at checkout and your total will drop from $29.94 to $13.99. For children ages 2-7, Peppa Pig magazine is a bi-monthly publication featuring ed…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:30pm -
  • Dumbo (Two-Disc 70th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) for $12.91 (BEST price!)

    Dumbo (Two-Disc 70th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) for $12.91 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Dumbo (Two-Disc 70th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack) for $12.91 right now. Grab this for your collection while it’s marked down to Amazon’s best price. The inspirational tale of Dumbo, the courageous baby elephant wh…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:15pm -
  • Walmart Deals as of 7/24/15

    Walmart Deals as of 7/24/15

    Here are the best deals for Walmart and Walmart Supercenters. These prices have been confirmed in Portland, Oregon. As with all Walmart deals, prices vary a bit by region. Find a full list of Walmart deals, including a printable list feature, here. R…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • Lindsay Olives coupon & Ibotta rebates

    Lindsay Olives coupon & Ibotta rebates

    There’s a great new $1/2 Lindsay Olives coupon available to print. There are also four different Linsdasy Olives rebates for Ibotta at Walmart that can be combined with this coupon for an even better deal. Remember, you can typically print two coup…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 4:30pm -
  • Sylvania 7-Inch Swivel Screen Portable DVD Player for $39.99 (BEST price!)

    Sylvania 7-Inch Swivel Screen Portable DVD Player for $39.99 (BEST price!)

    Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day today is the Sylvania 7-Inch Swivel Screen Portable DVD Player for $39.99. That is the lowest we’ve seen this particular model go for on Amazon. Great for road trips and it comes in two colors! Widescreen color 7…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 4:00pm -
  • Coupons coming in this Sunday’s newspaper (7/26/15)

    Coupons coming in this Sunday’s newspaper (7/26/15)

    It looks like we are getting up to 5 coupon inserts in this Sunday’s newspaper. 2 Red Plum 2 SmartSource 1 Procter & Gamble (P&G) Looking for a sweet deal on your local paper? I have exclusive offers for the following Northwest newspapers: The Ore…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 3:30pm -

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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...
    - 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...
    - 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...
    - 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...
    - 10 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • The New Retirement Rule?
    I'm not sure they were trying to do this, but I think Time magazine just came up with the new rule for having a great retirement nest egg. Their thoughts: Save 15% of pay for 30 years and you will...
    - 8 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • 10 Things Americans Waste Money On
    Dave Ramsey lists 10 things Americans waste money on as follows: 1. Credit card interest 2. Deal websites 3. Appetizers 4. ATM fees 5. Overdraft fees 6. Speedy shipping 7. Designer baby clothes 8. Unused gym memberships 9. Premium cable...
    - 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...
    - 3 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • Happy Labor Day
    Just wanted to say "Happy Labor Day" to my readers in the U.S. I hope you are enjoying a day off. I'm not blogging today -- plan to spend time with the family today. I'll be back on Wednesday with...
    - 1 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • A Film About the Retirement Crisis
    Most people like movies where the main characters get into a world of hurt but then, somehow, escape at the last minute and all is well. The movie I'm about to tell you about is not like that. At least...
    - 29 Aug 14, 9:29am -
  • The Wealthy Look at Money Differently
    The Business Insider says that the way millionaires view money is different from everyone else. Here are their thoughts and my comments on them: 1. The wealthy focus on earning. I have to agree on this one. That's why I...
    - 27 Aug 14, 9:29am -

Bankaholic

  • New!Michigan Deal On 48- And 60-Month CDs
    Vibe Credit Union is paying 2.50% APY on 5-year CDs and 2.00% APY on 4-year CDs that can be bought online or at one of its eight branches in the Detroit area.
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 3:43pm -
  • Milwaukee Deal: $200 Checking Bonus
    First Federal Bank is making it pretty easy for anyone who opens any of its four types of checking accounts to collect this checking bonus.
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 4:12pm -
  • E-Loan Wades Into 1- And 2-Year CD Fray
    The online bank is now offering the best nationally available deals in the country by paying 1.52% APY on 24-month CDs and 1.25% APY on 12-month CDs.
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:46pm -
  • Silvergate Grabs Top Spot In 3-Year CDs
    Silvergate Bank has increased its 36-month yield to 1.66% APY, snatching the lead from E-Loan and EverBank by a razor-thin margin of a hundredth of a percentage point.
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 7:55pm -
  • 3-Year, 1.73% CD Rates In Upstate N.Y.
    Upstate New Yorkers should lock into Massena Savings & Loan’s 36-month CD rates. They've beaten the best nationally available returns for years.
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 1:52pm -
  • Philadelphia Deal: Earn 2% On 2-Year CDs
    Citadel Federal Credit Union has a very good deal for southeast Pennsylvania savers that beats the best nationally available returns on these certificates of deposit.
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 3:20pm -
  • Kemba CU Pushes Up 5-Year CD Rates
    Kemba Credit Union is paying Cincinnati-area savers 2.50% APY, which beats the best nationally available deals on 60-month certificates of deposit.
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 6:55pm -
  • Idaho CD Rates As Hot As Summer
    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:
    - 8 days ago, 19 Jul 15, 1:47pm -
  • EverBank Ties For Top 3- And 5-Year CDs
    The Florida-based bank accepts deposits from savers across the country and is paying 1.65% APY on 36-month CDs and 2.31% APY on 60-month CDs.
    - 10 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 5:19pm -
  • 2-State Deal: 48-Month CD Pays 1.95%
    Bay Coast Bank has strong 48-month CD rates for savers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
    - 11 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 3:12pm -
  • 30-Year Mortgage Deal: 3.875%, No Points
    Aurora Financial is offering one of July's best deals on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages to borrowers in 15 states.
    - 12 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 4:04pm -
  • Iowa Deal: 14-Month CD Pays 1.4%
    Premier Credit Union’s special 14-month CD beats the top nationally available 12-month return of 1.25% APY from the banks on our CD Rates Leaderboard.
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 1:43pm -
  • E-Loan Improves Best 3- And 5-Year CDs
    E-Loan is now paying 1.65% APY on 36-month certificates of deposit and 2.31% APY on 60-month CDs, which is the best nationally available return on both.
    - 14 days ago, 13 Jul 15, 5:09pm -
  • New Orleans Deal: Top 36-, 48-Month CDs
    Crescent Bank continues to provide a couple of worthwhile CDs, paying 1.81% APY on 3-year CDS and 1.86% APY on 4-year CDs.
    - 15 days ago, 12 Jul 15, 1:45pm -
  • Top National 5-Year Return Falls To 2.25%
    EverBank cuts is 60-month yield from 2.27 APY to 2.20 APY, returning Captial One 360 and Synchrony Bank back to the top of our CD Rates Leaderboard.
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jul 15, 6:18pm -
  • Massachusetts Savers Can Benefit From Special 4-Year CD At Bay State Savings
    Bay State Savings Bank is paying 2% APY on 48-month CDs purchased at one of its branches in Worcester, Auburn and Holden.
    - 18 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 6:34pm -
  • College Credit Union Has Two Top CD Deals
    Hawkeyes and select Iowa and Illinois savers can score two worthwhile CDs from the University of Iowa Community Credit Union.Iowa’s second-biggest credit union is paying:1.80% APY on 19-month certificates of deposit.2.40% APY on pick-your-term…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Jul 15, 2:39pm -
  • Earn 1.65% With This 32-Month CD Special
    First Republic Bank also boosted the rate on its regular 36-month CD to the same 1.75% APY for savers near its branches in six states.
    - 20 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 4:41pm -
  • 15-Month CD Deal Widely Available To Savers Across Northeast And Midwest
    Citizens Bank, the 13th largest bank in the country with 1,200 branches across the northeast, is paying 1.30% APY.
    - 21 days ago, 6 Jul 15, 6:32pm -
  • Top 5-Year CD Rates Inch Up To 2.27%
    Since February 2014, the lead 60-month rate has been stuck between 2.25% and 2.35% APY, unless you count four days this winter when Live Oak Bank offered 2.50% APY.
    - 23 days ago, 5 Jul 15, 12:10pm -

MainStreet.com

How to Get Out of Debt

  • New!Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Action Filed Against Debt Relief and Collection Companies

    Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Action Filed Against Debt Relief and Collection Companies

    About a week ago I published an article about the dangers faced by debt relief companies, and others, for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Well just today comes a class action case filed against Freedom Financial Network, F…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:40pm -
  • New!Teacher Discharges Loads of Student Loans in Bankruptcy. ECMC Fights Back.

    Teacher Discharges Loads of Student Loans in Bankruptcy. ECMC Fights Back.

    Today I’m looking at another bankruptcy discharge case, see more here, where a bankruptcy judge felt it was appropriate to allow for a legal discharge of student loan debt. In this case the consumer represented herself in the action and has fought…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:52pm -
  • New!Financial Rescue – Consumer Complaint – July 27, 2015

    Financial Rescue – Consumer Complaint – July 27, 2015

    Consumer Statement: I was enrolled into Success Link Processing via Financial Rescue LLC on December 2013. I was told by my friend about the owner Rod Mercado from The Filipino Channel talking about his services so she called and enrolled with them.…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 2:46pm -
  • New!CESI Homeownership Center Partners With eHome America

    CESI Homeownership Center Partners With eHome America

    Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 27, 2015 Consumer Education Services, Inc. Homeownership Center has partnered with eHome America, the nation’s premier online home ownership education program, offering access to quality, accessible information and educatio…
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 7:19am -
  • My Apartment Complex Took My Check But Never Cashed It

    My Apartment Complex Took My Check But Never Cashed It

    Question: Dear Steve, When we moved out we gave the apartment our new address and asked them to send the final bill because they did not have it available. This was in January 2015. I tried calling a handful of times and couldn’t reach the apartmen…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 7:14pm -
  • My Mother Stole My Identity and Took Out a Discover Card

    My Mother Stole My Identity and Took Out a Discover Card

    Question: Dear Steve, I am now a sophomore in college, during my first semester in college my mother took $1,000 from my financial aid refund because my bank account was connected with hers since I was not 18 at the time I opened my bank account. My…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 5:51pm -
  • What Can I Do to Get Out of Being a Cosigner on a Private Student Loan

    What Can I Do to Get Out of Being a Cosigner on a Private Student Loan

    Question: Dear Steve, I co-signed a private student loan in 2005 for my ex-wife (she was not my ex-spouse in 2005). The amount was $10k. Current balance is ~$6,400 and is in deferment (1-2 months left on that). She agreed to pay it post-divorce but f…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 4:55pm -
  • Allstate Debt Consolidation Shares How Consumers Can Find the Right Program for Their Situation

    Allstate Debt Consolidation Shares How Consumers Can Find the Right Program for Their Situation

    Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2015 Anyone who is in debt has heard of debt consolidation programs. These programs offer to assist the debtor in becoming debt free by helping them to create and maintain a budget while paying off their debt. Basicall…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 11:19am -
  • Student Financial Aid Websites Illegally Billed Consumers

    Student Financial Aid Websites Illegally Billed Consumers

    Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a complaint and proposed consent order in federal court against Student Financial Aid Services, Inc. for illegal sales and billing practices. The Bureau alleges that the company, which until recent…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 8:48pm -
  • Judges Revive Claim that AT&T Overcharged Schools for Internet Service

    Judges Revive Claim that AT&T Overcharged Schools for Internet Service

    (Hannah Birch/ProPublica) For seven years, a Wisconsin telecom consultant has waged an unsuccessful legal fight against AT&T, alleging that the company long defrauded a federal program by overcharging the nation’s schools and libraries for Internet…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 5:57pm -
  • Leader of Coupon Counterfeiting Ring on Silk Road Websites Pleads Guilty

    Leader of Coupon Counterfeiting Ring on Silk Road Websites Pleads Guilty

    WASHINGTON—A leader of a coupon counterfeiting ring pleaded guilty today to participating in a conspiracy to sell counterfeit coupons using the “Silk Road” online marketplace, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justi…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 4:51pm -
  • Who is SelectSLHelp.com Asks a Reader

    Who is SelectSLHelp.com Asks a Reader

    I received an email asking me if I knew anything about a new website SelectSLHelp.com. I have to admit, I’m scratching my head about the website. According to public domain records the domain name was created on July 1, 2015 but their testimonial p…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 4:42pm -
  • SunTrust Bank – CFPB Complaint – 1302427

    SunTrust Bank – CFPB Complaint – 1302427

    Consumer Said: “I was told by my bank that they did n’t accept money orders via mobile upload. I did however upload them. I did n’t see the deposits on my account so I went to a branch and had the deposited. Suntrust cashed XXXX sets of money o…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 3:34pm -
  • Why is Navient Chasing My Cosigner for My Student Loans?

    Why is Navient Chasing My Cosigner for My Student Loans?

    Question: Dear Steve, I made the mistake of attending a for-profit college and, like most students, took out a bunch of loans to be able to complete my education. Also, like most students, I didn’t know what I’d be getting myself into with privat…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 3:28pm -
  • Former U.S. Marine Charged with Stealing Identities of Fellow Service Personnel in Scheme to Defraud Navy Federal Credit Union of More Than $138,000

    Former U.S. Marine Charged with Stealing Identities of Fellow Service Personnel in Scheme to Defraud Navy Federal Credit Union of More Than $138,000

    CHICAGO—A former United States Marine from Calumet City stole the identities of several fellow Marines and used their information to illegally procure more than $138,000 from Navy Federal Credit Union, according to an indictment returned this week…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 7:22pm -
  • Bankruptcy Court Wants to Discharge Spousal Consolidation Student Loans. Educational Credit Management Corporation Says, “Not So Fast.”

    Bankruptcy Court Wants to Discharge Spousal Consolidation Student Loans. Educational Credit Management Corporation  Says, “Not So Fast.”

    I have to admit I am totally perplexed by the media and popular myths that believe student loans can’t be discharged in bankruptcy. Even a lot of bankruptcy attorneys believe this wildfire myth. Thanks to some amazing readers and tipsters I’ve ju…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 7:05pm -
  • Concord Resolution – Consumer Complaint – July 22, 2015

    Concord Resolution – Consumer Complaint – July 22, 2015

    Consumer Statement: I had a phone call from a company called Concord Resolution, and they say I owe for a payday loan and I need to pay it right now and they would not take no for an answer but I informed them that I did have a payday loan and I paid…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 5:43pm -
  • Discover Bank Screwed Over Student Loan Holders Says CFPB

    Discover Bank Screwed Over Student Loan Holders Says CFPB

    Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against Discover Bank and its affiliates for illegal private student loan servicing practices. The CFPB found that Discover overstated the minimum amounts due on billing statements and…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 5:08pm -
  • Freedom Financial Network Posts Results for Second Quarter of 2015

    Freedom Financial Network Posts Results for Second Quarter of 2015

    San Mateo, Calif. (PRWEB) July 22, 2015 Freedom Financial Network (FFN), the largest negotiator of consumer debt in the nation, reports results for the first quarter of 2015 that include negotiation of $279.8 million of debt for clients. The results…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 12:21pm -
  • FTC Smacks LifeLock for Violations of Previous Agreement

    FTC Smacks LifeLock for Violations of Previous Agreement

    The Federal Trade Commission today asserted that LifeLock violated a 2010 settlement with the agency and 35 state attorneys general by continuing to make deceptive claims about its identity theft protection services, and by failing to take steps requ…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 6:15pm -
  • Will I Be Stopped From Getting a UK Visa Because of Old Debt?

    Will I Be Stopped From Getting a UK Visa Because of Old Debt?

    “Dear Jon, I left UK in the 2013 as my work visa expired. I couldnt pay my bank loan and my account was in overdraft. My bank wasnt closed either. Will this stop me from visiting the UK. Will UKBA not grant me a visa and will i be stoped at the imm…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 5:03pm -
  • Why is Indian Company Bilqeesh Threatening Me in South Africa for a Dubai Debt?

    Why is Indian Company Bilqeesh Threatening Me in South Africa for a Dubai Debt?

    “Dear Jon, I was informed by a South African tracking company that I was handed over by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank in July 2013 and that a company Bilqeesh International were tracking me to my home country. The Credit card limit was 10 000AED but is no…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 4:52pm -
  • CFPB Says Citibank Really Screwed Over Consumers With Debt Protection

    CFPB Says Citibank Really Screwed Over Consumers With Debt Protection

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has ordered Citibank, N.A. and its subsidiaries to provide an estimated $700 million in relief to eligible consumers harmed by illegal practices related to credit card add-on products and services. Roug…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 4:27pm -
  • 10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Self Storage

    10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Self Storage

    Americans buy – and keep – a lot of stuff. That’s made self-storage a $24 billion industry, according to its major trade group, the Self Storage Association. According to the SSA, 84 percent of all U.S. counties have at least one self-storage f…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 3:01pm -
  • CFPB Says if Morgan Drexen Owes You Money You Are Potentially SOL

    CFPB Says if Morgan Drexen Owes You Money You Are Potentially SOL

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has finally taken down the old Morgan Drexen website and put up a message of their own. See MorganDrexen.com for the latest version of the CFPB informational message. But yesterday on the CFPB website they put…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 2:36pm -
  • Debt settlement company Morgan Drexen is no longer in business: What you should know

    Debt settlement company Morgan Drexen is no longer in business: What you should know

    Jul 20 2015 By CFPB Web Team Morgan Drexen has gone out of business. If you are a Morgan Drexen customer, you must take action on your debts. You can also request a refund of any money that is currently in your settlement account. In 2013, we sued de…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 10:31am -
  • Concord Resolution Inc – CFPB Complaint – 1291925

    Concord Resolution Inc – CFPB Complaint – 1291925

    Consumer Said: “I have been approached by Concord Resolution ( & XXXX ; XXXXXXXXXXXX & gt ; : advising me that I had a payday loan from XXXX 2013. I asked for a signed document indicating my agreement. XXXX XXXX ” sent me a collection letter from…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 10:05pm -
  • Enova International, Inc. – CFPB Complaint – 1295580

    Enova International, Inc. – CFPB Complaint – 1295580

    Consumer Said: “I ran into a finacial crunch had to borrow some money. I usually borrow from reputable companies. I was online doing a serach and I came across Cash USA after reading that it was a revolving account I said that was good I looked at…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 10:05pm -
  • CNG Financial Corporation – CFPB Complaint – 1297666

    CNG Financial Corporation – CFPB Complaint – 1297666

    Consumer Said: “Several of the categories above apply : – Fraudulent loan documentation- Did not request nor receive any money from Check N Go- I am being pursued for a debt I made no authorization for, and this is the second debt collector to at…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 10:05pm -
  • National Cash Lenders, LLC – CFPB Complaint – 1297064

    National Cash Lenders, LLC – CFPB Complaint – 1297064

    Consumer Said: “I revoked my ACH authorization because this company is charging me fees ( {$250.00} ) biweekly which they did not disclose to me, and are misrepresenting their interest rate. They showed me a contract with significantly different te…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 10:05pm -

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

  • New!Teaching Daughters About Beauty

    Teaching Daughters About Beauty

    From our marriage & parenting contributor, Mary Carver. In between the scores and commentary, the sports station played a few commercials. My husband was watching a little TV while the girls ate breakfast and I put on shoes. It was a typical busy mo…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Sundays With Writers: The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler

    Sundays With Writers: The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler

    My husband laughs about how much research I do to prepare for these Sundays With Writers interviews, but I love researching about the people behind the books just as much as I love the books themselves. Today’s guest, Erika Swyler, is an author tha…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • 10 Questions

    10 Questions

    In lieu of our typical 3 Little Things, I was tagged by Centsational Girl to answer ten questions today so I thought this might be a fun way to share a little with you today about some things I am loving right now! We used to do these quite often whe…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 2:21pm -
  • Freebie Friday July 24, 2015

    Freebie Friday July 24, 2015

    Happy Freebie Friday, everyone! As always, we would like to thank Couponing 101 for assisting us with our freebies each week for loads of deals, savings, and freebies! This week on MomAdvice you’ll find two posts for the Beauty M Challenge –…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • How to Make DIY Mojito Bath Salts

    How to Make DIY Mojito Bath Salts

    What better way to focus on beauty than with a pampering bath salts recipe? Let’s celebrate this M Challenge repost of an earlier DIY project by making up a batch and use it today in a relaxing bath – preferably with a glass of wine! These Mojito…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Amy’s Notebook 07.22.15

    Amy’s Notebook 07.22.15

    Source: Alice & Lois   DIY no-sew rope coil basket. NO SEW? I can do this. I need to up my popcorn game. Why you should still read “Go Set A Watchman.” Another great viewpoint from NPR. Why we don’t stress about choosing a school- AMEN. Wonder…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • How to Dye Canvas Shoes

    How to Dye Canvas Shoes

    *This post is sponsored by Walmart. Thank you for supporting the companies that support this site! Many years ago I shared a post for how to dye a faded pair of jeans back to their original color with Rit dye and it remains one of our top ten articl…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 6:46pm -
  • Huge Summer Giveaway: $500 Amazon Gift Cards (2 Winners!)

    Huge Summer Giveaway: $500 Amazon Gift Cards (2 Winners!)

    Oh, I have quite the summer giveaway for you today!! I am partnering with nine amazing bloggers to offer two lucky winners one $500 Amazon gift card each! The graphic below includes some ideas of great things you could be using this gift card toward…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 11:30am -
  • Smart Pool Snack Ideas

    Smart Pool Snack Ideas

    If you live at the pool like we do in the summer, you won’t want to miss today’s post over on the Wild Oats blog. After years of pool days, we have learned a few things about the best snacks to pack and we are sharing them on the blog today. Whet…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Apron Full of Giveaways 07.21.15

    Apron Full of Giveaways 07.21.15

    Source: Mindful Grace,  $25.00   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 family…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 10:55am -

Bargain Briana

  • New!Melted Minion Waffles

    Melted Minion Waffles

    Minions are taking over the world! Even if you haven’t seen the new Minions movie in theaters, you have probably run across some of their merchandise in stores somewhere. The only thing I haven’t seen yet is Minions bath tissue. [...] Melted Min…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:30pm -
  • New!$2/1 Colgate Mouthwash or Mouth Rinse = FREE at CVS

    $2/1 Colgate Mouthwash or Mouth Rinse = FREE at CVS

      There is a new $2/1 Colgate Mouthwash or Mouth Rinse (32 oz or larger) coupon available to print. Grab this coupon and score these for FREE this week at CVS! Here’s great CVS deal for you:  Colgate Total mouthwash 33.8 oz. [...] $2/1 Colgate…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • New!New Huggies Coupons = $4.49 at Walgreens

    New Huggies Coupons = $4.49 at Walgreens

    There are some new Huggies coupons available to print. Grab these coupons and score these at Walgreens for just $4.49 each. Here’s a great Walgreens deal:  Buy 2 packs Huggies Little Movers, Snugglers or Snug and Dry Diapers 18 to [...] New Huggi…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • New!Amazon Daily Deals & Lightning Deals

    Amazon Daily Deals & Lightning Deals

    Here are the listing of today’s Amazon Lightning Deals and the Daily Deals! Amazon Daily Deals & Lightning Deals Updated 7/27/2015 ::Amazon Gold Box Deals:: Over 25% Off Select Zumba Fitness DVD Sets 61% Off Rosetta Stone Level 1 Language [...] Am…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:13pm -
  • New!New Balance Women’s Cross Training WX00RS – $32.99

    New Balance Women’s Cross Training WX00RS – $32.99

    Score the New Balance Women’s Cross Training WX00RS for $32.99. This is 61% off the original price of $84.99. With zero drop, the Minimus Zero Cross-Trainer is a great introduction for athletes who have never tried the Minimus series before, featu…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:05pm -
  • New!Walmart Unadvertised deals 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Walmart Unadvertised deals 7/26 – 8/1/2015

      Here’s a few highlights from the Walmart Weekly shopping list and coupon match up.  You can see complete list of Walmart Deals here. Walmart doesn’t double coupons but they will price match the exact same item. Just take your ad with [...]…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 1:04pm -
  • New!BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ball Pen, 60 count for just $4.69 (reg. $12.85)

    BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ball Pen, 60 count for just $4.69 (reg. $12.85)

      Head on over to Amazon right now and score a great deal on these BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ball Pen, Medium Point (1.0 mm), Black, 60-Count for only $4.69. Regular retail price is $12.85. The Add-on program allows Amazon [...] BIC Round Stic Xtra…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 12:00pm -
  • Dollar General Store Ad & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Dollar General Store Ad & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Dollar General Store Ad & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015 Here’s the highlights from this week’s Dollar General Deals, you can find a complete Dollar General Coupon Match Up here. Click here to see the complete list Beverages . Drink [...] Do…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 10:00pm -
  • Storing the Harvest: Ways You Can Preserve Your Fruits and Veggies

    Storing the Harvest: Ways You Can Preserve Your Fruits and Veggies

    It’s that time of year again. You have a bumper crop of certain fruits and vegetables in your garden, someone has shared their bumper crop or you’ve made a trip to the local farmer’s market or fruit stand. The question [...] Storing the Harves…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 8:30pm -
  • Kmart Weekly {Back to School} Deals & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Kmart Weekly {Back to School} Deals & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Kmart Weekly {Back to School} Deals & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015 Have you signed up for Kmart’s loyalty program? Earn rewards on all your purchases at Kmart, Sears, and Land’s End. Below I’ve listed the best deals for the week. [...]…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 7:30pm -
  • Dollar General Store {Back to School} Ad & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Dollar General Store {Back to School} Ad & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Dollar General Store {Back to School} Ad & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015 Here’s the highlights from this week’s Dollar General Deals, you can find a complete Dollar General Coupon Match Up here. Click here to see the complete list [...] Dol…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 5:30pm -
  • Office Max {Back to School Deals} 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Office Max {Back to School Deals} 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Shop the Office Max Deals online. Click here to see the complete list Home Supplies . Duracell Coppertop Batteries, 4 pk AA or AAA – $3.00 $0.20/1 Duracell Coppertop, Quantum, Ultra Photo Lithium, Speciality Batteries, Duracell Charger or Hearing…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 4:30pm -
  • New Balance Women’s Lifestyle & Retro CW442WS $30

    New Balance Women’s Lifestyle & Retro CW442WS $30

    Score the New Balance Women’s Lifestyle & Retro CW442WS shoes for just $30. This is 45% off the original price of $54.99. Retro styling and a low-profile design put a vibrant, fashionable spin on this not-so-ordinary casual shoe. Shipping is $5.95…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 3:45pm -
  • Today’s FREE Kindle Book Roundup

    Today’s FREE Kindle Book Roundup

    Here’s a listing of today’s best Amazon FREE Kindle downloads. Prices change often on Amazon so check to make sure this is still FREE before downloading. The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky The Fisherman’s Son The Great American [...] Today’…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 3:10pm -
  • Meijer Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Meijer Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Meijer Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 7/26 – 8/1/2015 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 Shoppin…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Jul 15, 3:05pm -
  • Walgreens {Back to School} Weekly Ad 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Walgreens {Back to School} Weekly Ad 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Walgreens {Back to School} Weekly Ad 7/26 – 8/1/2015 Walgreens Corporate Coupon Policy Walgreens Instant Value Coupons Balance Rewards Fact Sheet Complete Weekly Walgreens Coupon Matchup Here’s the highlights from this week’s Walgreens ad, see…
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  • Freeze Ahead Meals and Sauces

    Freeze Ahead Meals and Sauces

    Have you ever wished you could fill your freezer with meals that are already prepared and ready to heat and eat? Oh, yeah, those are called TV dinners, but you’re not convinced they’re that healthy or they don’t come in [...] Freeze Ahead Meal…
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  • Walgreens Weekly Ad 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Walgreens Weekly Ad 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Walgreens Weekly Ad 7/26 – 8/1/2015 Walgreens Corporate Coupon Policy Walgreens Instant Value Coupons Balance Rewards Fact Sheet Complete Weekly Walgreens Coupon Matchup Here’s the highlights from this week’s Walgreens ad, see a complete coupon…
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  • CVS Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    CVS Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    CVS Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/1/2015 Here are a few highlights from the CVS Weekly Ad. Head over to the CVS Weekly Deal & Coupon Match Up page to see a complete list. Click here to see [...] CVS Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 7/26 – 8/…
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  • Rite Aid {Back to School} Weekly Deals 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Rite Aid  {Back to School} Weekly Deals 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Rite Aid  {Back to School} Weekly Deals 7/26 – 8/1/2015 View your local Rite Aid Ad. New to Rite Aid Shopping? Check out Rite Aid 101 to maximize your savings!  I’ve listed my favorites, please visit the Rite Aid Weekly Ad [...] Rite Aid {Ba…
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  • Staples {Back to School} Deals 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Staples {Back to School} Deals 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    This back to school year, Staples is offer a 110% Price Match Guarantee. You also may be able to find some of these Staples deals online at Staples.com. Click here to see the complete list Backpacks & Lunchboxes Get 25% off [...] Staples {Back to S…
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  • BOGO Nutella & Go! coupon = $0.63 at Target

    BOGO Nutella & Go! coupon = $0.63 at Target

    There is a new Buy one single pack of Nutella & Go! and get one single pack of Nutella & Go! FREE coupon available to print, use zip code 07307 (if necessary) . Grab this coupon and check out the deal you [...] BOGO Nutella & Go! coupon = $0.63 at…
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  • Great Deals on Pampers and Tide at CVS – Starting 7/26

    Great Deals on Pampers and Tide at CVS – Starting 7/26


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  • Rite Aid Weekly Deals 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Rite Aid Weekly Deals 7/26 – 8/1/2015

    Rite Aid Weekly Deals 7/26 – 8/1/2015 View your local Rite Aid Ad. New to Rite Aid Shopping? Check out Rite Aid 101 to maximize your savings!  I’ve listed my favorites, please visit the Rite Aid Weekly Ad Page for all the [...] Rite Aid Weekl…
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  • Multi-Compartment Stackable Bento Lunch Box $9.99 (Reg. $39.95)

    Multi-Compartment Stackable Bento Lunch Box $9.99 (Reg. $39.95)

      Right now over on Amazon you can score some great savings on this highly rated Francois et Mimi Multi-Compartment Stackable Bento Lunch Box. Regular price is $39.95 and grab it now and pay only $9.99 + FREE shipping! Choose from [...] Multi-Comp…
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  • Save Up to $6 on Back to School Favorites #CampbellSavings

    Save Up to $6 on Back to School Favorites #CampbellSavings

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CampbellSavings #CollectiveBias Summer is quickly winding up! Make the most of the time you have left before the busy weeknights of homework and…
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  • Target {Back to School} Weekly Ad 7/27 – 8/1/2015

    Target {Back to School} Weekly Ad 7/27 – 8/1/2015

    Target {Back to School} Weekly Ad 7/27 – 8/1/2015 **View your Target Weekly Ad for more deals. New to Target shopping? Check out Target 101 to maximize your savings! I’ve listed the highlights and you can find the rest of the great Target we…
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  • Whipped Coconut Mocha Martini

    Whipped Coconut Mocha Martini

    During the summer there is almost nothing better than enjoying a nice morning with International Delight® Iced Coffee. During the evenings, there is also a fun way to enjoy International Delight Iced Coffee with a twist! Try this delicious Whipped…
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  • Marsh Weekly Deals 7/23 – 7/29/2015

    Marsh Weekly Deals 7/23 – 7/29/2015

    Marsh Weekly Deals 7/23 – 7/29/2015 **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 highlights are [...] Marsh Weekly…
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  • New Balance Women’s Lifestyle Shoes WL317PG1 – $32.99

    New Balance Women’s Lifestyle Shoes WL317PG1 – $32.99

    Score the New Balance Women’s Lifestyle Shoes WL317PG1 for just $32.99. This is 45% off the original price of $59.99. Casual feel with the comforts of its responsive CUSH+ midsole, it’s made for the on-the-go-woman. Shipping is $5.95 for standard…
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Wealth Pilgrim

  • New!You Can Manage Your Manager with these Three Questions

    You Can Manage Your Manager with these Three Questions

    If you have a really bad boss it can make your entire life miserable. It’s tough to leave bad energy at the office let alone be successful on the job if you work for a neanderthal.  Fortunately there a few ways to turn this situation around. The…
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  • What Happens If You Die With No Will?

    What Happens If You Die With No Will?

    You may have read about the importance of having a will and that’s great. But it’s hard to get information about what happens to your assets if you die without one. Let’s consider that now. Many Assets Pass To Heirs Without Needing A Will Or Tr…
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  • 2015 Tax Changes You Can Still Jump On

    2015 Tax Changes You Can Still Jump On

    Even though we’re into the second half of the year, it’s not too late to take advantage of some cool tax changes in 2015. Specifically, if you contribute to retirement plans, contributions limits have expanded across the board and more options ar…
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  • How to Check on the Security of Your Life Insurance Company

    How to Check on the Security of Your Life Insurance Company

    If you need life insurance you want to be damn sure the coverage you buy is solid and will be there when the time comes. But how do know if your company is strong or about to go belly up?  This is especially important if you focus on getting inexpen…
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  • A Simple Way To Use Graphs To Protect Your Investments

    A Simple Way To Use Graphs To Protect Your Investments

    Big stock market declines sting. In fact, they hurt you twice. First, when the market crumbles it can take a big chunk of your money with it. And if you’ve ever gone through a steep market decline, the mere thought of going through another one migh…
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  • 3 Ways to Rebalance Your Mutual Funds

    3 Ways to Rebalance Your Mutual Funds

    If you own mutual funds it means you are going to have to decide what to buy, when to buy and when to sell at some point. This is known as rebalancing. But how do you know when to rebalance your mutual funds? The question comes up often and it’s cr…
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  • How To Succeed At DIY Investing

    How To Succeed At DIY Investing

    You may find it weird to see a financial advisor telling others how to become great do-it-yourself investors. I understand that. But I’ll let you in a little secret. I know that there are people who are simply better suited to make their own financ…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 7:54am -
  • Should You Exchange Your Life Insurance?

    Should You Exchange Your Life Insurance?

    If you have an old life insurance policy, insurance sales people will sometimes try to talk you into exchanging it for a new one. This can happen with term or whole life insurance. There are two possible reasons for this. First, it might actually be…
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  • Are prepaid college plans for you?

    Are prepaid college plans for you?

    There are a variety of ways to save for college. One option is to use prepaid college plans . But what are they and are they a good deal? How Prepaid College Tuition Plans Work. Prepaid plans allow you to pay today for the college education your chil…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 7:01am -
  • Is It Smart To Join An Investment Club?

    Is It Smart To Join An Investment Club?

    Have you ever considered joining an investment club? Two heads are better than one….right? Using that logic, 5 or 6 people (or more) must be a brilliant way to invest. Right? Well……..joining together with others can have huge benefits. But ther…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 15, 9:38am -

Good Financial Cents

  • New!15 Ways to Invest Small Amounts of Money (and turn it into a large amount of money)

    15 Ways to Invest Small Amounts of Money (and turn it into a large amount of money)

    In 16 Ways to Invest $100 I gave suggestions on how to invest when you have just a few dollars. In this article I want to take it up a notch, which is to say how can you invest when you have more than a few dollars, but not the thousands that traditi…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jul 15, 4:39am -
  • My Biggest Business Challenge and How I Overcame It

    My Biggest Business Challenge and How I Overcame It

    I’d like to share my biggest business challenge inspired by the Office Depot Business Solutions Center as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #GearLove. If you were to poll business owners and ask them what their biggest business challenge wa…
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  • 6 Safe Places to Invest Your Money in Retirement

    6 Safe Places to Invest Your Money in Retirement

    “If I was your mom, how would you invest my money?” A lady who I had previously helped with her aunt’s investments for years now came to me regarding up her upcoming retirement. She was already working with a “broker” as she called him but…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 1:40pm -
  • How to Avoid Getting Burned by Devastating Financial Malpractice

    How to Avoid Getting Burned by Devastating Financial Malpractice

    Several years ago, I used to play in a flag football league. After catching a pass, I hit the open field and between me and the end zone was one lone defender. As I glided across the field I knew exactly what I was going to do next: I was going to bu…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 15, 12:16pm -
  • 10 Awful 401(k) No-No’s You Should Avoid

    10 Awful 401(k) No-No’s You Should Avoid

    Me: “Who helped you select the funds in your 401(k)?” Client: “Ummm…..I just picked a few options really quick.” Me:  “How much time did you spend researching what you picked?” Client:  “I didn’t.” Me:  <sigh> This sort of exch…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 11:15am -
  • Financial Planning Basics in 9 Steps

    Financial Planning Basics in 9 Steps

    Everybody wants to have a solid financial plan, but over 40% of Americans don’t have one. Unless you develop a formal strategy – like a written plan – it can be tough to accomplish a financial goal of any type. And let’s face it, if you do ac…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jul 15, 11:54am -
  • GF¢ 051: The Miracle Morning: Interview With Author Hal Elrod

    GF¢ 051: The Miracle Morning: Interview With Author Hal Elrod

    Beep. Beep. Beep. Smack snooze button. Back to sleep. 10 minutes later…. Rise and repeat. This was my typical sleep routine every morning. Most people assume that since that I was in the military that I’m naturally a morning person. #notevenclose…
    - 24 days ago, 4 Jul 15, 11:48am -
  • Investing AND Borrowing Through Prosper

    Investing AND Borrowing Through Prosper

    Want to know how to avoid your bank? If so, read on….. Founded in 2005, Prosper is the first peer-to-peer (P2P) marketplace in the US. Since it began, it has funded loans totaling more than $3 billion to more than 250,000 members. As a P2P platform…
    - 25 days ago, 2 Jul 15, 6:33pm -
  • 40 Financial Rules For 40 Year-Olds

    40 Financial Rules For 40 Year-Olds

    Every decade of life has its financial challenges and opportunities. In your 20s, you feel invincible. Your 30s brings on a whole new set of responsibilities including career and family. However, your 40s are especially important because you are clo…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Jul 15, 5:31pm -
  • How to Discover Your Financial Grit

    How to Discover Your Financial Grit

    You might be under the illusion that financial success is all about smarts. Nope. Think again. You can be the smartest mathematical guru in the world and find yourself broke. Why is this? Don’t all the smart people get the best-paying jobs and a L…
    - 34 days ago, 23 Jun 15, 11:17pm -

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    Today only you can get up to three years of Allrecipes Magazine for just $4.99 per year.  Use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal subscriptions and can be given as a gift. Subscribe to Allrecipes Magazine About Al…
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  • Pearls Olives To Go for $1.27 at Target
    If you are going to be at Target this week then make sure you pick up this deal for Pearls Olives to Go for just $1.27. Just use the following deal scenario to grab this great deal. Target Deal Scenario Buy Pearls Olives To Go (4 pack) for $2.84 Use…
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  • Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue Sauce for $0.75 at Target
    Head over to Target and you can pick up bottles of Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce for just $0.75 when you use the following deal scenario. Target Deal Scenario Buy Two Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue Sauce for $1.50 Use $1.50/2 Sweet Baby Ray’s Coup…
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  • Gold Peak Tea Moneymaker at Target
    If you are going to be at Target this week then make sure you pick up a bottle of Gold Peak tea. When you use the following deal scenario you will actually receive money back. Target Deal Scenario Buy Gold Peak Tea (18.5 oz) for $1.00 You will receiv…
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  • Snapple Tea for $0.88 at Target
    In the summer one of my favorite things to drink is iced tea. This week Target is running a great deal on Snapple iced tea. When you use the following deal scenario you can buy 64 ounce bottles for just $0.88 each. Target Deal Scenario Buy Two Snappl…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 4:00pm -
  • Bounty Basic Paper Towels for $0.38 at Target
    If you need to stock up on paper towels then now might be the perfect time. This week at Target you can pick up Bounty Basic paper towels for just $0.38 each. Target Deal Scenario Buy Bounty Basic Paper Towel for $0.97 Use $0.50/1 Bounty Paper Towels…
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  • Blue Diamond Almonds for $1.50 at Walgreens
    Head on over to Walgreens this week and you can pick up cans of Blue Diamond almonds for just $1.50. All you need to do is use the following deal scenario. Walgreens Deal Scenario Buy Two Blue Diamond Almonds for $4.99 and BOGO through 7/25 Use $2.00…
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    Today only you can get a  three years subscription to Wired Magazine for just $4.99. Use coupon code Freesnatcher at checkout.  This is good for new or renewal subscriptions. Subscribe to Wired Magazine About Wired Magazine Get “Wired” into the…
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  • Little Tikes Spiralin’ Seas Waterpark Play Table for $33.00
    Right now on Amazon you can purchase a Little Tikes Spiralin’ Seas Waterpark Play Table for $33.00. These normally sell for $54.99 and are a #1 best seller. You will receive free shipping with Amazon Prime or with any $35 purchase. Keep in mind tha…
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    For a limited time you can receive two free Highlights Puzzle Buzz books and a free tote bag. All you need to do is pay $2.98 for shipping. After you receive this shipment you will just need to purchase three more books for $8.25. Each Highlights Puz…
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  • National Consumer Panel – Win up to $20,000
    Have you signed up for a Nielsen Home Scanner yet?  Once you register you will be provided with a scanner that you can scan all of the products you purchase.  Then once a week you will send in all of your information.  In exchange for this you wil…
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  • Free Disney Parks Vacation Planning DVD
    Have you been thinking about taking a Disney vacation?  A good place to start might be to request this free Disney Parks vacation planning DVD.  It is packed full of everything you need to know to plan an exciting vacation for your family. Click th…
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  • Free Disney Cakes and Sweets Magazine
    Sign up for the new Disney cake decorating and baking collection and get a free Disney Cakes and Sweets Magazine plus other free gifts. Each of the magazines are filled with recipes that will sure to cure your sweet tooth. You will also receive a fre…
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  • Meow Mix Irresistibles Cat Treats for $0.84 at Target
    If you have a cat in your family then you are going to love this deal on Meow Mix Irresistibles cat treats at Target. Target Deal Scenario Buy Meow Mix Irresistibles Cat Treats for $1.49 Use $0.50/1 Meow Mix Irresistibles Treats Coupon And use 10% O…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • Kleenex for $0.14 at Walgreens
    This week is a great week to pick up Kleenex at Walgreens. With the following deal scenario you can pick up a box for just $0.14. Walgreens Deal Scenario Buy Kleenex (85 or 100 ct) for $0.99 With In-Ad Coupon You will receive $0.50 with Ibotta You wi…
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  • All Liquid Laundry Detergent for $1.00 at CVS
    Head over to CVS this week and you can pick up All liquid laundry detergent for just $1.00 each when you use the following deal scenario. CVS Deal Scenario Buy Two All Liquid Laundry Detergents (26-33 loads) for $3.50 You will receive $2.00 extrabuck…
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    Golfsmith Coupon and Coupon Codes I am a big golfer so one of my favorite stores would have to be Golfsmith.  Any golfer is most likely in the same boat as me because they have one of the best selections of Golf supplies.  What you might now know i…
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  • OxiClean Laundry Detergent for $2.97 at Walmart
    If you need to stock up on laundry detergent then you need to head over to Walmart this week. You can pick up OxiClean laundry detergent for just $2.97 when you use the following deal scenario. Walmart Deal Scenario Buy OxiClean Liquid Laundry Deterg…
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    Head on over to CVS this week and you can pick up Opti-Free contact solution for just $2.99. All you need to do is use the following deal scenario. This is a great price to stock up at. CVS Deal Scenario Buy Opti-Free (10 oz) for $8.99 You will recei…
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  • Big Lots Coupon
    Big Lots Coupon Planning on making a shopping trip to Big Lots this weekend?  Don’t forget to print out your Big Lots printable coupon before you go.  This will help you to save a nice amount of money on your purchase. 20% off entire purchase | E…
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  • Schick Hydro Silk Razor for $1.09 at Target
    If it’s about time to start stocking up on razors then you might want to head over to Target this week. You can pick up Schick Hydro Silk razor for just $1.09. Target Deal Scenario Schick Hydro Silk Razor for $7.59 Each You will get a $5 Target Gif…
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  • Fiber One Cheesecake Bars for $1.38 at Target
    If you need to make a trip to Target this week make sure you pick up a box or two of Fiber One Cheesecake bars. When you use the deal scenario below you will get them for just $1.38. Target Deal Scenario Buy Two Fiber One Cheesecake Bars (5 ct) for $…
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  • Tide Laundry Detergent for $2.27 at CVS
    My family seems to be doing laundry almost everyday which means we go through a lot of laundry detergent. Whenever I can find a great deal it’s always welcome. This week you can pick up Tide laundry detergent for just $2.27 when you use the followi…
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