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  • New!Best Money Tips: Surprising Things That Are Stressing You Out

    Best Money Tips: Surprising Things That Are Stressing You Out

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on surprising things that are stressing you out, handy spring cleaning tips, and frugal ways to celebrate Mother’s Day.Top 5 Articles7 Surprising Things You Didn…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 7:00pm -
  • New!Who Pays For the Bridesmaid Dresses When . . . ?

    Who Pays For the Bridesmaid Dresses When . . . ?

    If you Google "Who pays for bridesmaid dresses?" hoping to walk away with answers, you're in for a massive disappointment. From experts at The Knot to Say Yes to the Dress, it seems that nobody can agree about whose responsibility it is to foot the b…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:00pm -
  • New!Best Deals for Friday 04/24

    Best Deals for Friday 04/24

    Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Clearance Apparel & Shoes at Target: Up to 60% off, eBay Mother's Day…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:37pm -
  • New!5 Times a Gym Membership Isn't Worth It

    5 Times a Gym Membership Isn't Worth It

    Some people swear by their gym sessions and feel joining a fitness club is the best and only way to lose weight or get into shape. However, there are no hard-and-fast weight loss rules, and what works for one person may not work for another.And the…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • New!5 Ways a Side Hustle Can Further Your Career

    5 Ways a Side Hustle Can Further Your Career

    Do you feel stuck in a career rut but not sure what needs to change? Your job likely pays the bills and quitting a steady paycheck just because you're bored or unchallenged doesn't seem like a smart option. You still have to pay the rent, after all.…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • New!The Top 5 Index Funds to Own Now

    The Top 5 Index Funds to Own Now

    Can you tolerate some market volatility? Is investing in passively-managed index funds still part of your diversification strategy? Hang in there if it is, because index funds are still a good choice.If you're hot on the trail for index funds to in…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • New!6 Healthy Homemade Yogurt Recipes

    6 Healthy Homemade Yogurt Recipes

    One of my more indulgent grocery expenses is yogurt, and those tubs really add up. It doesn't matter what kind — plain, Greek, Icelandic, vegan, etc. — I'm hooked on all those healthy bacteria and tasty flavors.But did you know that you can mak…
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 9:00am -
  • A Credit Card That Rewards You for Online Shopping: AT&T Access More Card From Citi

    A Credit Card That Rewards You for Online Shopping: AT&T Access More Card From Citi

    Online shopping has never been as easy or as popular as it is today. It's pretty hard to not indulge in the convenience of ordering the things you need and want from the comfort of your own home and then having it delivered right to you. But what if…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 10:51pm -
  • Best Money Tips: Habits That Lead to Wealth

    Best Money Tips: Habits That Lead to Wealth

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the habits that lead to wealth, the best real-life cheats, and DIY health and beauty products you can make with essential oils.Top 5 Articles7 Habits That Lead…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 7:00pm -
  • Best Deals for Thursday 04/23

    Best Deals for Thursday 04/23

    Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Roxy End Of Season Sale: Extra 30% off, Coral Coast Siesta 3-Person C…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 5:48pm -
  • 10 High-Paying Careers With Low Educational Barriers

    10 High-Paying Careers With Low Educational Barriers

    According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2014–2015 school year was $31,231 at private colleges, $9,139 for state residents at public colleges, and $22,958 for out-of-state residents attending public universities.…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • Which Workout Foods Are Actually Worth the Money?

    Which Workout Foods Are Actually Worth the Money?

    So you want to lose weight, or get stronger, or have more energy, or feel better. Well, there's probably a supplement for that. Be it a protein bar, a meal-replacement drink, or a meal supplement, there are a million products out there that claim to…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • 5 Easy Ways to Save on Groceries in a Pinch

    5 Easy Ways to Save on Groceries in a Pinch

    Do you need to cut your budget — and fast? Stuff like blown tires, broken furnaces, and other unexpected expenses have to come from somewhere, and so many of our regular monthly expenses are fixed bills we can't do much to budge.So here are some…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • How High Is Your Score on the Most Important Measure of Wealth?

    How High Is Your Score on the Most Important Measure of Wealth?

    Net worth just might be the king of personal financial calculations and the most important scorecard in the game of wealth-building. By tallying total assets minus liabilities (or debts), your resulting net worth provides you with a quick and accurat…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 9:00am -
  • Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/23, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

    Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/23, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

    Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate.This week's topic: Throwing a Frugal Baby Shower! Learn about sending out frugal yet adorable in…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 11:00pm -
  • Best Money Tips: 10 Foods You Should Be Eating Raw

    Best Money Tips: 10 Foods You Should Be Eating Raw

    Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on food that are healthier if eaten raw, DIY car maintenance every adult should know, and ways to conquer shyness.Top 5 Articles10 Foods You May Not Know that Are…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 7:00pm -
  • Best Deals for Wednesday 04/22

    Best Deals for Wednesday 04/22

    Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Macy's Sale: 20% to 60% off + 15% off, Cleaning Supplies at Target: $…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 5:56pm -
  • 4 Green Home Rebates That Save You Big in 2015

    4 Green Home Rebates That Save You Big in 2015

    For the first time, I'm beginning to seriously consider buying a home and I'm deep into the research and learning phase. One of the aspects I'm most intrigued by these days is how to perform a "green" renovation on an existing home. I've been happy t…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 5:00pm -
  • 10 Times You Shouldn't Invest in Stocks

    10 Times You Shouldn't Invest in Stocks

    Investing in stocks is one of the best ways to build wealth over time, since on average, the stock market returns 9% per year. But there are many instances when buying stocks might not make sense. If you're on the fence about whether to enter the sto…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • 9 Closet Offices That Will Change How You Work

    9 Closet Offices That Will Change How You Work

    Need more space in your place? I think most of us can relate. When it comes to carving out an office, the feat can seem nearly impossible — especially in a tiny apartment or small home. But where there's a closet, there's a way. Check out these awe…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 1:00pm -

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Get Rich Slowly

  • New!Ask the Readers: Cheap luggage or expensive luggage?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. It’s spring! Don’t you just feel like hitting the road? Well, maybe you do if you don’t travel for a living. Either way, luggage. I’ve had my fair share of experiences with luggage over the years. Lost…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Caring for your garden tools
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. “Spring has sprung,” as they say in my little corner of the Midwest. Our magnolia tree is in partial bloom, the daffodils and hyacinths are in full bloom, and most trees are starting to bud. I love thi…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • The fall and winter seasons of the economic cycle
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. (Since April is Financial Literacy Month, a number of articles will be devoted to more educational topics. This is Part III in a series about how understanding economic cycles could inform your financial…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • How to save money on family vacations
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. Earlier this month, my little family of four embarked on a much-needed spring getaway to the Caribbean. I’m sure that doesn’t sound frugal at all, but rest assured that it was. After a year of planni…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: How do you challenge your financial status quo?
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. While the rest of our group galloped up the mountain in Haiti, I was stuck at a flat area partway up with two other people in our party who just couldn’t make it another step: a man who was pushing 80 an…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Recognizing economic seasons: recovery and growth
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. (Since April is Financial Literacy Month, a number of articles will be devoted to more educational topics. This is Part II in a series about how understanding economic cycles could inform your financial…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Understanding economic cycles: An introduction
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. (Since April is Financial Literacy Month, a number of articles will be devoted to more educational topics. This is Part I in a series about how understanding economic cycles could inform your financial d…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • 10 tips for when you can’t find a job
    This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. For the last few months, I’ve been talking about various aspects of job-hunting. But what do you do if you can’t find a job? OK, you can start with cutting your budget to the bone and applying for publ…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: Have you ever opened a retirement account to reduce your taxes?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. As we finished up our tax return this year, it turned out that we owed. Great. We don’t have to scrape the money together. We had planned for the extra liability when an unexpected consulting gig came togethe…
    - 15 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Investigating a potential employer: Using financial metrics to protect your future
    This article is by staff writer Ryan Takach. There is much to consider before you decide to join a company. Of course it is important to understand the company culture, the workload, management style, performance expectations, pay and benefits. But y…
    - 16 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • What McDonald’s and Walmart raising wages could mean for the economy
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. That Walmart, and more recently, McDonald’s are giving their workers much-overdue raises is now old news. What few realize is those raises might cost you a lot more than you expect — even your job. T…
    - 17 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • How to build wealth from scratch
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. When you are living paycheck to paycheck, down on your luck, or living a student lifestyle, it can be difficult to imagine a world where you are suddenly building wealth. Take this comment from Kendra on…
    - 18 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • How to build community relationships
    This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. We spend a lot of time talking about green here on Get Rich Slowly. But let’s direct our attention for a couple minutes to another color: blue. I first read about the Blue Zones in a magazine a few years…
    - 19 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Ask the Readers: What rate of return are you seeking and how much risk will you accept?
    This article is by editor Linda Vergon. We spent a fair amount of time exploring investments in the month of March. We looked at how to ladder certificates of deposit (CDs), scrutinized the decision to include gold in your portfolio, and even conside…
    - 22 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • We’re eating our house!
    This is a guest post from former GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. A blogger who goes by “empressjuju” thinks she and her husband spend too much on restaurants. “Every month we find ourselves rushed, or tired, or invited out with friends and the…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Money mistakes in your 30s
    This article is by staff writer Suba Iyer. As I venture into my early 30s, I think I’ve become pretty careful about our finances. I certainly know not to continue on with the mistakes I made in my 20s like buying more car than I can afford or not…
    - 24 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Financial benefits of being over 60
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Do you dread getting older? There is no need to. Getting old is not all creaky joints and hearing aids. Above and beyond the joys of travel and sleeping in, there are many benefits awaiting those who cro…
    - 25 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 11:00am -
  • How to interview a prospective employer
    This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. Speaking about building wealth, J.D. Roth felt that he could never make this point emphatically enough: “Frugality is important, but if you want to make real progress, increase your income.” It’s in…
    - 26 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 11:00am -
  • Ask the readers: How are you saving on spring break?
    This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. How are you saving on spring break? A few weeks ago, I attended a daytime get-together comprised mostly of mothers of school-aged children. With spring break approaching, the topic inevitably came up, to…
    - 29 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 11:00am -
  • What does Quantitative Easing mean for me now?
    This article is by staff writer William Cowie. If you have ever heard talk of Quantitative Easing (QE) and “tapering,” you may have been left wondering what it is exactly. The terms are bandied about so frequently these days that it is rather dif…
    - 30 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:00am -

The Simple Dollar

  • New!How to Build Credit

    How to Build Credit

    When people ask how to build credit, the “chicken or the egg” conundrum often comes up. Having a solid credit history and credit score are important parts of your financial future. Here’s the problem: To get a loan for a house or car, you need…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • New!Beating Your Pace

    Beating Your Pace

    I love spending time outdoors in the spring. In fact, it’s a constant push and pull this time of year as I balance the need to write and the desire to get out there and walk and jog. One of my favorite things to do is go on a three mile walk/jog ou…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • A Basic Guide to an Inexpensive and Incredibly Fun Family Camping Vacation

    A Basic Guide to an Inexpensive and Incredibly Fun Family Camping Vacation

    This summer, my family and I are going to be camping in northern Wisconsin for several days. We plan on camping at two different locations during the trip so that we get a chance to see and enjoy two completely different areas. Small camping trips ar…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • 102 Things to Do on a Money-Free Weekend

    102 Things to Do on a Money-Free Weekend

    Some time ago, I offered up the idea of the money-free weekend: For the last few months, my wife and I have been doing something every other weekend or so that we call a “money-free” weekend, in an effort to live more frugally. It’s actually q…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 5:00pm -
  • Setting Attainable and Exciting Financial Goals

    Setting Attainable and Exciting Financial Goals

    When I look back at my personal finance progress, I’m most proud of the long-term success. The changes that have happened in my life over the last several years have been absolutely incredible, and I feel a strong sense of personal pride when I thi…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • How to Save Money With a Balance Transfer

    How to Save Money With a Balance Transfer

    When you’re carrying a lot of high-interest debt, it’s hard to imagine how another credit card can possibly help your situation. However, the right kind of credit card – a balance transfer card – may actually provide some relief. But before y…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 8:00pm -
  • Starting Over Again at Age Eighteen

    Starting Over Again at Age Eighteen

    As I write this, I’m thirty six years old. My eighteen year old self existed literally half a lifetime ago. That’s scary to think about, that the person I was during my final year in high school, looking forward to a future education and eventual…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • Questions About Guitar Lessons, 211, Convenience Foods, and More!

    Questions About Guitar Lessons, 211, Convenience Foods, 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. 211 2. Strategies for fast mortgage payoff 3. Breaking convenience food ro…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • How to Create a Bare-Bones Budget

    How to Create a Bare-Bones Budget

    Whether you’re struggling to get your debt under control or simply want to build up an emergency fund or a down payment as quickly as possible, a bare-bones budget is a powerful tool to help get you there. It’s just what it sounds like: your e…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • 10 Apps I Use Every Day to Help My Productivity

    10 Apps I Use Every Day to Help My Productivity

    For me, every day is filled with personal and professional tasks that require the use of a computer and/or a smartphone. I have articles to write. I have emails to send. I have research to do. I have a book draft to work on. I have images to edit. I…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • ALDI, Fareway, and the Value of Discount Grocery Stores

    ALDI, Fareway, and the Value of Discount Grocery Stores

    Recently, I came across a great article about ALDI in Forbes Magazine. For those unfamiliar, ALDI is a discount retailer in the eastern half of the United States (and in Germany) that focuses almost entirely on having the lowest prices on its merchan…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • 13 Ways to Save Money and Protect the Planet at the Same Time

    13 Ways to Save Money and Protect the Planet at the Same Time

    With Earth Day 2015 almost upon us, it’s a good time to think about how our actions impact the planet and, more importantly, what we can do to reduce our carbon footprint and improve our environment. Because, let’s face it, this is our home. And…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 5:00pm -
  • The $64,000 Question

    The $64,000 Question

    A few weeks ago, I was at a fundraiser for my children’s school when I struck up a conversation with a friend, who then introduced me to a third person that I didn’t know before. We chatted a bit and then he learned that I wrote The Simple Dollar…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • A Look at the Average American Budget – and How the Average American Can Start Saving More

    A Look at the Average American Budget – and How the Average American Can Start Saving More

    Recently, I saw this infographic about the average American budget in 2013 and it left me thinking about the stories people tell about their money. It’s no secret that many people live paycheck to paycheck. 76% of Americans live paycheck to paychec…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • Some Thoughts About Living on $29 a Week for Food

    Some Thoughts About Living on $29 a Week for Food

    Recently, I heard a news story about the Food Bank NYC Challenge, which challenges people to live on $1.38 per person per meal, or $29 per person per week, for food. Although the politics of this challenge are interesting (it’s always compelling wh…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

    Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

    If you have a mortgage on your home, you’ve probably wondered at least once whether it would be worthwhile to pay it down ahead of schedule. And if so, you’re not alone. The debate over whether to prepay your mortgage has persisted in the pers…
    - 11 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • Questions About The Career Game, Virtual Assistants, Rust, Life Insurance, and More!

    Questions About The Career Game, Virtual Assistants, Rust, Life Insurance, 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. Very low interest debt 2. Family white board 3. Loaning money to a friend…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • Seven Hidden Benefits of Frugal Living

    Seven Hidden Benefits of Frugal Living

    In a world where rampant consumerism is the norm, choosing a frugal lifestyle can sometimes mean living as an outcast. Your friends may shake their heads when you opt out of expensive restaurant dinners, and your neighbors might get a good laugh out…
    - 12 days ago, 12 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • Money and Time Are One and the Same (and Seven Other Unusual Personal Finance Ideas I Use in My Life)

    Money and Time Are One and the Same (and Seven Other Unusual Personal Finance Ideas I Use in My Life)

    Over the years, I’ve tried many, many different approaches to my own finances. I’ve read countless books, done countless calculations, and tried countless frugal tactics. Again and again, I’ve found myself coming back to a set of core ideas tha…
    - 14 days ago, 11 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • How to Earn Double Rewards – or More – for Dining Out

    How to Earn Double Rewards – or More – for Dining Out

    When it comes to earning credit card rewards points or cash back, there are a number of different strategies to consider. For example, some people opt to sign up for new cards frequently in order to rack up as many signup bonuses as possible. Meanwh…
    - 14 days ago, 11 Apr 15, 11:00am -

Money Saving Mom

  • New!5 Principles We Follow That Simplify Our Home
    My husband and I have been married for over 12 years and in those years, I’ve learned and grown a lot. The first seven years of our marriage were especially hard. We survived the last semester of undergrad, infertility, law […]
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 9:24pm -
  • New!Weekend Giveaway: $50 Lilla Rose Gift Certificate (5 Winners)
    Have you heard of Lilla Rose? Lilla Rose is the maker of the popular and unique Flexi Clip. The Flexi allows you to achieve some beautiful hairstyles in a very short amount of time. This weekend only, Jessica, a consultant […]
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 8:34pm -
  • New!Many of my readers are getting completely FREE kid’s clothes from Schoola!
    In case you missed my post earlier this week about this great offer from Schoola, I just wanted to bring it to your attention again because many of my readers are getting completely FREE kid’s clothes with the $15 credit […]
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 8:10pm -
  • New!Weekend Giveaway: $25 Lamplight Scripture Prints Gift Certificate (10 Winners)
    Lamplight Scripture Prints is an Etsy store dedicated to making fresh and beautiful designs of timeless truth. They offer Scripture prints for every room in your home. This store is run by two moms who desire to make God’s Word […]
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 7:37pm -
  • New!Free Personalized Disney Family Decal
    Click on the graphic above and head over to the Build Your Disney Style website to request your free Disney Family Personalized Decal for your car. The site may take some time to load, so please be patient. Limit one […]
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 7:35pm -
  • New!Brigette’s $48 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6
    We had a wonderful vacation with extended family in Maine this past week, and I really enjoyed the break from my normal menu planning and grocery shopping! Since there weren’t any great deals on meat or fruit this week, I […]
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:18pm -
  • New!Free Schar product samples
    Take a quick survey and you’ll get a free Schar product sample as a thank you. Thanks, The Freebie Blogger!  
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:12pm -
  • New!$46 worth of educational & fun iTunes apps you can download for FREE!
    It’s Free App Friday! Today only, you can download $46 worth of educational and fun iTunes apps for FREE. Head over to Smart Apps for Kids for the list of free apps.
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:07pm -
  • New!Get a one year subscription to Organic Life magazine for $5.99
    You can get a one year subscription to Organic Life magazine for only $5.99 per year when you use coupon code MONEYSAVING at checkout. You can order up to four years at this price. This offer expires Saturday night 04/25/15 11:59 […]
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • New!Free Ebooks: Planning 101, Home Sweet Work, Budget Entrepreneur, plus more!
    Download a free copy of Planning 101: How to Be More Intentional with Your Time (sign up for newsletter to receive the free ebook.) Download a free copy of Home Sweet Work: 16 Ways To Make Money In Your Pajamas. Download […]
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:37pm -
  • New!Coupons: Dole canned fruit, Hunt’s tomatoes, Purina, Ragu, plus more!
    Here are some new coupons and e-coupons that are available today: $0.70 off any one True Citrus Product $0.40 off one DOLE Canned Fruit $1.00 off Campbell’s Slow Kettle Style soup $0.55 off Any (1) Package of State Fair Corn […]
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:06pm -
  • How to Eliminate 99% of the Paper Piles in Your Home
    Recently, one of my friends who comes over to our house frequently commented about how she can’t figure out how we don’t have pile of paper anywhere. She wanted to know how on earth I accomplish that and what systems […]
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 9:27pm -
  • Free Ebooks: How to Start a Blog, Budget Fashion, Morning Routine, plus more!
    Download a free copy of How to Start a Successful Blog in One Hour. Download a free copy of Yes or No: How Your Everyday Decisions Will Forever Shape Your Life. Download a free copy of Educational Toys Guide: How […]
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 7:05pm -
  • Clean Eating magazine for as low as $10 per year!!
    This is a rare deal! Today only, you can get a one year subscription to Clean Eating magazine for $14.99 per year when you use coupon code MONEYSAVING at checkout. BEST DEAL! Get it for as low as only $10 per year when you […]
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 6:25pm -
  • My Coke Rewards: 100 4×6 prints from Shutterfly for 5 points
    Victoria from Snail Pace Transformations emailed me this morning and said: Right now My Coke Rewards is offering 100, 4×6 prints from Shutterfly for ONLY 5 POINTS. That is 95% off the normal point rate. Discount lasts until 4/25. -Victoria
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:37pm -
  • The Best Freebies From This Past Week
    Here are the best freebies from this past week, with thanks to Kaley from Cha-Ching on a Shoestring for compiling them: Free Samples: Free Breathe Right Nasal Strips Sample Free Eucerin Professional Repair Lotion Sample Free Playtex Sport Sample Pa…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:27pm -
  • Coupons: Diet Dr. Pepper, Quaker, Dole, Nestle, plus more!
    Here are some new printable coupons and e-coupons available today: $1.00 off any ONE Boogie Wipes Product $0.50 off one 12-pack cans of Diet Dr Pepper $0.55 off Any (1) Package of State Fair Corn Dogs $1.00 off (1) Quaker […]
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:16pm -
  • Why I Turned Down Thousands of Dollars This Past Year
    This past year, I’ve turned down thousands of dollars in paid opportunities. Some of you might think I’m crazy to do so. And when our business expenses are up and our business income is down, I sometimes will question those […]
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:31am -
  • Free coffee at Starbucks today? And I knew nothing about it??!
    So, after a rather, um, eventful travel day back from our trip to Maine with my extended family today (read all about it here), we saw this sign at the Starbucks at the airport. And frugal me flipped just a […]
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 1:53am -
  • Flirty Aprons Flash Sale — get 73% off six different aprons!
    Through Saturday (April 25, 2015) only, Flirty Aprons is offering 73% off the purchase of six different of their top-selling aprons with coupon code FLASH73. That makes each of these just $9.43 + shipping! These would make great Mother’s Day […]
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 1:33am -
  • Free sample of three Numi Tea K-cups (Facebook offer)
    Sign up for three free samples of Numi Tea K-cups. Thanks, For the Mommas!
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 1:24am -
  • Free packet of vegetable seeds for your garden
    Sign up for a free packet of vegetable seeds for your garden. They encourage you to donate the produce to a local food pantry. Thanks, The Freebie Shark!
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 1:15am -
  • The Ultimate List of Free Homemaking Printables
    Check out this HUGE round-up of Free Homemaking Printables. Wow!
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 11:35pm -
  • ShopSmart magazine subscription for $14.96 per year
    If mom loves to shop then this might make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift!  If you love to shop “smart”, then this might be a great magazine for you. One of the smartest things that you can do to as […]
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 10:44pm -
  • Free First Aid Training Online
    First Aid For Free offers free online First Aid training and quizzes to help educate you more about first aid and to equip you with lifesaving skills.
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Money Crashers

  • New!12 Simple Ways to Save on Newborn Baby Expenses
    When my husband and I set out to have a second child, we never imagined we’d be blessed with a bonus baby. But sure enough, when I went for my first trimester ultrasound around the eight-week mark, there it was: the image of twins floating around i…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:30pm -
  • 5 Problem Solving Steps – Process & Strategies for Success
    Modern humans are the greatest problem solvers the world has ever seen. While our predecessors developed primitive tools to better live in their environments, humans are the first to develop the mental acuity necessary to transform their living space…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 1:15pm -
  • 11 Best Free Checking Accounts at U.S. Banks
    It’s becoming increasingly difficult to find truly free checking accounts. At many banks, you’re now required to pay a monthly maintenance fee for the privilege of keeping your checking account open. Such fees can range from a few dollars to $20…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 5:15pm -
  • 11 Unique & Creative Wedding Gift Ideas on a Cheap Budget
    When wedding season is in full swing, you can spend a big part of your personal budget celebrating the brides and grooms in your life. Of course, gifts are important tokens of love to the people you care about, but there comes a point at which they c…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 11:30am -
  • The Rise of Virtual Financial Robo-Advisors for Your Investments – Types, Pros & Cons
    In the past five years, a new type of financial advisor has emerged to compete with traditional investment advisory firms. Funded by venture capitalists, these new advisors exploit the latest technology to offer competent investment advice in exchan…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 1:15pm -
  • 6 Celebrities Who Recovered From Financial Failure Before They Became Famous
    Nothing is quite as American as a good rags-to-riches story, and it’s safe to say that many folks also enjoy the occasional macabre tale of the riches-to-rags variety. But despite all the attention paid to financial failures and cautionary tales, t…
    - 15 days ago, 9 Apr 15, 11:15pm -
  • How to Build a Cinder Block Kitchen – Step-by-Step Guide
    My husband and I renovated a barn into a new home. We wanted a simple, small, but roomy space that we could customize according to our needs without breaking the bank. And in keeping with the spirit of thrift and originality, I decided one of the sta…
    - 19 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • 3 Controversial Ways to Improve the Economy & Drive Economic Growth
    Since the Great Recession between 2007 and 2009, the global economy has struggled to sustain reliable and long-term growth. This is largely due to the fluctuating fortunes of individual economies and market sectors. Considerable peaks and troughs i…
    - 22 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • Best New Bank Account Promotions, Offers & Free Money
    With many financial institutions experiencing a decrease in profits, banks are vying for your business. This is good news for you, because instead of just offering standard perks like no fees, free checking, or a free pen when you sign up for an acc…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 1:30pm -
  • What Is the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) – Eligibility & Rules
    In a fast-paced, rapidly changing economy that rewards innovative, adaptable workers and penalizes those who don’t keep up with the times, the idea of an equitable work-life balance seems out of date. Many employers, particularly those operating in…
    - 24 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 3:15pm -
  • 6 Unique & Nontraditional Business Models – Examples & Ideas
    I have many fond memories of my high school business class. This is mostly because the teacher was knowledgeable and engaging – and pretty much a walking caricature of a high school business teacher, right down to the bow tie. But the curriculum w…
    - 24 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 5:00pm -
  • What Is Bike Sharing? – 10 Best Bike Share Programs in North America
    Not everyone can be a regular bike commuter. Some folks live too far from work, some have erratic schedules, some would have to traverse dangerous roads or brave adverse weather conditions, and others – including yours truly – work out of a home…
    - 30 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 2:10pm -
  • 9 End-of-the-Year Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas on a Budget
    As the end of the school year approaches, parents’ top concern is likely signing up their little ones for swimming lessons, summer camp, or any of a host of extracurricular activities. However, before the final school bell rings, it’s also import…
    - 32 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 4:00pm -
  • The Future of Automobiles & Car Technology – Hybrid, Electric & Driverless Cars
    In a single century, the introduction of the automobile has spurred massive changes in American culture, the communities in which we live, the environment, the economy, and personal independence. Every aspect of daily life has changed, from the place…
    - 33 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • How to Stop Cyber Bullying and Keep Your Kids Safe Online
    While constitutionalists and libertarians can argue about the rights of free speech on the Internet, it’s an entirely different matter when you’re the victim of sustained harassment or threats of physical violence. According to a Pew Research pol…
    - 36 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 4:00pm -
  • 7 Ways to Make Audrey Hepburn Your Fashion Style Icon on a Budget
    According to Marie Claire, a 2015 survey by skincare brand Artistry by Amway found that, even after all these years, silver screen darling Audrey Hepburn is women’s most popular style icon. Others in the top 10 include Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly,…
    - 37 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 4:00pm -
  • What’s the Best Online Tax Preparation Software? TaxACT vs TurboTax vs H&R Block
    Even if you’re expecting a sizable refund or have a simple tax situation that doesn’t require you to fill out a ton of forms, you probably don’t love filling out your taxes. There are plenty of more enjoyable ways to spend your time: playing …
    - 39 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • Top 5 Options for Free Online Tax Preparation Software & Services
    Bank account promotions aren’t the only way to get your hands on free money. If you have a relatively simple tax situation – for example, if you work for a single employer and don’t qualify for many itemized deductions – you can take advantag…
    - 40 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 3:45pm -
  • 12 Unique Gift Ideas for Frequent Travelers (Under $50)
    When one of your friends harbors a major case of wanderlust, a Target gift card may not be the best thing for special occasions. Birthdays, holidays, and even bon voyage parties are perfect opportunities to give your traveling friends the things they…
    - 43 days ago, 13 Mar 15, 4:00pm -
  • 25 Easy Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget Today
    It’s easy to get stuck in the habit of overspending. Quick trips to the grocery store without a list become common. You drive your car out of convenience to places that you could walk or bike to. And that phone call to customer service to negotiate…
    - 44 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 4:00pm -

Bargaineering

MintLife Blog

  • New!MintFamily with Beth Kobliner: Last-minute Advice for Parents Paying for College – Part I
    Four years of homework. Two years of SAT madness. Half a dozen AP classes. And countless hours at volleyball games, debate team competitions, and soup kitchen volunteer work. And now comes the hard part: high school seniors—and their families—hav…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 2:50pm -
  • My Tax Refund: To Spend or Save? [Infographic]
    If there’s one upside to doing your taxes, it’s the refund that you might get once you file. And while almost 40 percent of Americans who get a refund use the money to pay down debt — you may be wondering what else you can do to put your mone…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 2:53pm -
  • 9 Ways to Save Money While Saving the Earth
    As we celebrate Earth Day, remember that many things you do help preserve our planet for future generations and will save money, too! Here are some suggestions for efforts you can make, big and small, to cut your costs and be kind to the environment…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 1:40pm -
  • Insurance Trends to Help You Save and Simplify
    Let’s face it. Who doesn’t like saving time and money? While it may seem hard to do when you are paying for both auto and home insurance, there are ways to simplify and save. Here are a few ideas! Digital ID Cards You can do pretty much anything…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 2:52pm -
  • Kids & Cash: Tips for Managing the Piggy Bank [Infographic]
    As a parent, you’re the biggest influence on the way your kids will manage money, but talking to them about personal finances can be tough. With April being Financial Literacy Month — it’s a perfect time to begin the conversation! Get started w…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Apr 15, 9:29pm -
  • Taxes Done? 5 Ways to Prep for Next Year
    Whether you received a nice tax refund or owe money, the last thing you probably want to do is think about preparing for next year’s taxes. But just think, spending a few minutes today could save you hours (and help maximize your refund) when you s…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 2:52pm -
  • The Time Is Now: Mint Available On Apple Watch
    Mint helps more than 20 million registered users better understand and manage their money online and on mobile devices. Today, iPhone users now have a new way to be good with their money from their wrist with the introduction of Mint for Apple Watch.…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 3:50pm -
  • @Mint Twitter Chat: Money 411
    April is Financial Literacy Month. So there’s no better time than now to get the 4-1-1 on your personal finances. Mint is teaming up with popular personal finance experts for a live Twitter chat to share their tips and tricks on how to successfully…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 3:30pm -
  • 5 Money Saving Music Festival Hacks
    For many, music festival season is just as anticipated as the holidays. Music lovers have held onto their tickets tightly for months, and now it’s finally time to get outside, enjoy the weather, and listen to the tunes. While the season for music f…
    - 15 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 3:25pm -
  • 3 Ways to Talk Money With Your Honey
    I once read a study that couples who “disagree about finances once a week” are more than 30 percent more likely to get divorced than couples that report “disagreeing about finances a few times a month.” Yikes! If you are married or in a relat…
    - 17 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 4:56pm -

MoneyNing

  • New!How to Save Money on Consumables When Living in a Big City
    Moving from a rural, small-town area to a decent-sized city near a major metropolis will definitely mean a higher cost of living — especially when it comes to your rent or mortgage payment. What I’ve discovered, however, is that it doesn’t ne…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • Should You Get Pet Insurance Coverage for Your Dog or Cat?
    Earlier this year, my husband and I noticed that our nearly twelve-year-old greyhound was limping. Obie is a retired racer, and suffered a broken leg back in his racing days, so we’re used to seeing a slight shuffle to his gait. But this limp was w…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • How Robo-Advisors Are Shaking Up Financial Services
    Once upon a time, there was a world where the term robo-advisor didn’t even exist. Now everywhere you turn, there’s a new batch of robo-advisors popping up, eagerly hoping to help you manage your money. What are robo-advisors? They’re online in…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • Before Making a Financial Plan Get Clear on This One Thing
    When it’s time to get serious about our finances, and put together a goal of reaching financial freedom, many of us want to start with the plan or the budget. We begin figuring out income and expenses, and creating a strategy for paying down debt…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • 5 Beauty Tips When You’re on a Tight Budget
    As a woman, you definitely understand what I mean when I say that beauty doesn’t come cheap. From makeup to manicures to haircuts, maintaining your appearance can really put a dent in your budget. In a 2013 report, it was found that a woman will s…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • How to Stop Wasting Money on Weight Loss Programs and Still See Results
    Losing weight is a common goal for many of us. For others, the goal is to get healthy, eat better, or have more energy throughout the day. As someone who is deeply committed to a regular workout routine, I can relate to most of these goals. But one o…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • 5 Undeniable Benefits to Living in a Small Home
    I wouldn’t say our house is small, but it is definitely smaller to many other houses in comparison. Sometimes I get a bit envious when I visit a friend’s large two-story home, or when I see larger homes for sale. The thought of having extra bedr…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • 3 Tips for Moving to a City With a Higher Cost of Living
    I recently moved from a rural area in Michigan to a suburb of Seattle. The most frequently asked follow-up question, from relatives and family members who didn’t want us to leave, was: “But what about the cost of living? It’s a lot higher ther…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • What to Do if Your Daycare Bill is Larger Than Your Mortgage Bill
    I grew up in the 80s, and I can count on one hand the number of mothers I knew who stayed home with their kids, even part time. Now that I’m a mother myself, it seems as though the majority of the families I know have at least one parent who stays…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • 4 Websites to Help Pay Off Your Student Loans Faster
    When I first started paying back my student loans several years ago, there weren’t that many apps or tools available to help you pay off your student loans, while keeping you motivated. Boy, have things changed — and I’m so glad! Now there are…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • 3 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Job to Work for Yourself
    This is my 10th year as a freelancer. I love what I do, and am fortunate to be able to set my own hours and work from anywhere. My situation is a little unprecedented in that I didn’t move from a “real” job into self-employment. Instead, I wen…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • 7 Better Ways to Use Your Tax Refund Instead of Spending It
    Hopefully by now, you’ve completed and sent off your tax return. While some of us may owe Uncle Sam money, others are getting a nice hefty refund check. According to the IRS, the average tax refund is $3,120, which is quite a large chunk of money.…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 12:00pm -

Deal Seeking Mom

  • New!Hunt’s Diced Tomatoes $0.65 at Target

    Hunt’s Diced Tomatoes $0.65 at Target

    Here's a new Buy 3 Hunt's Canned Tomatoes, Get 1 FREE printable coupon that helps make a great deal at Target this week. Hunt’s Diced Tomatoes, $0.87 ea. B3G1 FREE Hunt's Canned Tomatoes printable coupon $0.65 each wyb 4 after coupon! Thanks, Passi…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 7:40pm -
  • New!The Laundress FREE Laundry or Home Cleaning Product Sample

    The Laundress FREE Laundry or Home Cleaning Product Sample

    Request your Laundress FREE Laundry or Home Cleaning Product Sample today. Just sign up for the newsletter and you'll get a FREE Spring Cleaning Bundle, available while supplies last, now through 6/10/15. The Laundress FREE Laundry or Home Cleaning P…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 7:30pm -
  • New!Hefty Trash Bags $3.77 at Walmart

    Hefty Trash Bags $3.77 at Walmart

    Here's a new $1.50/1 Hefty Trash Bags (any package) printable coupon available that makes for a great deal at Walmart this week. You can pick up a pack of Hefty Trash Bags for $2.09 with your coupon! Here's the deal: Hefty Trash Bags (20 ct.), $6.99…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 7:10pm -
  • New!Freebie Friday: Purex, Weather Underground, Eucerin + More!

    Freebie Friday: Purex, Weather Underground, Eucerin + More!

    Freebie Friday is provided by Wendi, who blogs at TheFreebieBlogger, where she finds you 100% free items each and every day. Purchase a Purex Powershot product and receive your purchase price back (up to $3.99) with this mail-in rebate. Purchases mus…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:30pm -
  • New!Morton Table Salt FREE after SavingStar Rebate

    Morton Table Salt FREE after SavingStar Rebate

    Hurry and login to your SavingStar account to load this new FREE Morton Plain or Iodized Table Salt SavingStar Rebate Offer.  Click on "Grocery eCoupons" to make sure you find this and more current SavingStar offers. Hurry though, this offer expires…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:30pm -
  • New!Kroger: FREE Lindor Milk Chocolate Stick (Today Only!)

    Kroger: FREE Lindor Milk Chocolate Stick (Today Only!)

    The Kroger FREE Friday Download is up! Today you can load a digital coupon to your shoppers card for a FREE Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Stick. This offer is valid for a FREE stick of Lindt Lindor Chocolate where available. The digital coupon must be…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:20pm -
  • New!Freshpair FREE Socks, Briefs or Panties (NEW TopCashBack Members)

    Freshpair FREE Socks, Briefs or Panties (NEW TopCashBack Members)

    This week new members to TopCashBack can score a FREE Undergarment from Freshpair.com! Shop Freshpair through TopCashback and within 30-90 days your TopCashBack bonus of $9 should turn payable and can be credited straight to your checking or PayPal a…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • New!Organic Life Magazine for only $5.99/Year!

    Organic Life Magazine for only $5.99/Year!

    Attention Gardeners, what a great magazine to get you through the long winter months so that you can work on your gardening plans!! Here is a deal that we don't see too often, and this is such a great price! One Year Subscription only $5.99 with code…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:46pm -
  • New!Give Mom the Gift of Maven up to 50% Off

    Give Mom the Gift of Maven up to 50% Off

    Today you can surprise Mom with the only customizable monthly beauty box - Julep Maven! The Gift of Maven is available in 2 month, 4 month or 6 month increments and it is one of the best beauty values around. For example, a 6-month Gift of Maven is v…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:45pm -
  • New!Mother’s Day Gifts Under $11 Shipped!

    Mother’s Day Gifts Under $11 Shipped!

    Here's are some great deals available today from Cents of Style.  You can score some sweet Mother's Day gifts for under $11 shipped!  Place your order today and it will ship in time to arrive in time for Mother's Day on 5/10   Just use promo code…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:00pm -
  • New!Ragu Pasta Sauce $0.49 at Walgreens

    Ragu Pasta Sauce $0.49 at Walgreens

    You can pick up a bottle of Ragua Pasta Sauce for $.049 at Walgreens this week when you combine two rebate offers. Here's the deal: Ragu Pasta Sauce, $1.99 ea. $1/1 Ragu Pasta Sauce (Ibotta Deposit) $0.50/1 Ragu Pasta Sauce (MobiSave Deposit) $0.49 a…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • New!Maybelline Great Lash Mascara $0.82 at Target (Starts 4/26)

    Maybelline Great Lash Mascara $0.82 at Target (Starts 4/26)

    Here's a high value $2/1 Maybelline New York Mascara printable coupon that makes for a great deal at Target coming up next week (Starting Sunday, 4/26).  You can pick up some Maybelline Great Lash Mascara for $0.82 each with your coupon and a Target…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 3:30pm -
  • New!Meldeens Organic Coconut Oil $9.86

    Meldeens Organic Coconut Oil $9.86

    Right now on Amazon you can get some Meldeens Raw Organic Extra Virgin Expeller Pressed Coconut Oil (a 14-oz jar) for $9.86 when you order through Amazon's Subscribe & Save program. If you have FIVE or more Subscribe & Save Subscriptions already (or…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • New!CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser FREE after Coupon!

    CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser FREE after Coupon!

    If you missed it last week you can still score this high value coupon which makes for some FREE CeraVe Cleanser at Walmart or Target this week!  Enter your email address to subscribe to updates on CeraVe and you'll get a coupon for $6 off your CeraV…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • New!Dole Canned Fruit $0.46 at Walmart

    Dole Canned Fruit $0.46 at Walmart

    Grab this new $0.40/1 Dole Canned Fruit printable coupon for a great deal at Walmart this week. Dole Canned Pineapple (8 oz.), $0.86 ea. $0.40/1 Dole Canned Fruit printable coupon $0.46 after coupon! Thanks, Common Sense with Money! Dole Canned Fruit…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 12:30pm -
  • Rite Aid: What’s FREE and Cheap Week of 4/26/15

    Rite Aid: What’s FREE and Cheap Week of 4/26/15

    Get your coupons ready for another great week of freebies at Rite Aid next week! Wet N Wild Cosmetics, 3/$2 $0.50/1 Wet N Wild Item printable $1/1 Wet N Wild Max Volume Plus Mascara, exp. 5/3/15 (SS 04/19/15) $0.75/1 Wet N Wild Item, exp. 5/3/15 (SS…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 10:30pm -
  • Cooking Light’s Creative Ways with Whole Grains FREE Class

    Cooking Light’s Creative Ways with Whole Grains FREE Class

    Here's a new Creative Ways with Whole Grains online class from Cooking Light - available right now for FREE!  Here's what you'll enjoy: 4 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access Class materials that include 14 recipes Detailed, close-up instr…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • Numi Organic Tea FREE Sample (Facebook)

    Numi Organic Tea FREE Sample (Facebook)

    "Like" Real Cup on Facebook and pledge to "Be The Change" and request your Numi Organic Tea FREE Sample! Thanks, The Freebie Blogger! While you're there, be sure to join more than 203,697 others and become a fan of Deal Seeking Mom. You'll find more…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • Boogie Wipes Blasters FREE at Kroger

    Boogie Wipes Blasters FREE at Kroger

    Did you get this $1/1 Boogie Wipes Product printable coupon yesterday?  You can use it to pick up some FREE Boogie Wipes at Kroger and Dollar Tree this week!  (Or add them to your list at Walmart or Target too.) Here are some deal ideas: :: Kroger…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • Quaker Select Starts Oatmeal $0.84 at Target

    Quaker Select Starts Oatmeal $0.84 at Target

    Here's a new $1/1 Quaker Select Starts Oatmeal printable coupon that helps make a great deal on Quaker Select Starts Oatmeal at Target this week. Quaker Select Starts Oatmeal, $2.99 5% off Quaker Instant Oatmeal (Target Cartwheel) $0.50/1 Quaker Sele…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 1:00pm -

Credit.com Blog

  • What Happens to Your Credit When You Die?

    What Happens to Your Credit When You Die?

    What exactly does happen to your credit when you die? It’s certainly not an everyday question that comes up, but whether you’re dealing with the estate of a loved one, or you’re wondering for your own estate-planning purposes, it’s certainly…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • 7 Ways You Put Your Identity at Risk on Vacation

    7 Ways You Put Your Identity at Risk on Vacation

    The vacation you’ve saved and planned for is finally here, and you’re ready to relax — which is why it’s especially bad that identity thieves are ready to go to work. They know that chances are your guard is down, at least a little, making it…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • ‘Delayed, Harassed & Threatened': Feds Fine Mortgage Servicer $63M

    ‘Delayed, Harassed & Threatened': Feds Fine Mortgage Servicer $63M

    Nationwide mortgage servicing company Green Tree will pay $63 million to settle allegations that it mistreated mortgage holders, federal authorities revealed this week. According to a statement on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s website,…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • Cheaper Uber Rides for Capital One Cardholders?

    Cheaper Uber Rides for Capital One Cardholders?

    This may or may not be a good thing for Uber-addicted credit card users: The ride-sharing service just announced a deal that gives Capital One Quicksilver or QuicksilverOne credit cardholders a 20% statement credit when they pay for rides with that c…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • Millions With Credit Problems Can Now Get Free Credit Scores

    Millions With Credit Problems Can Now Get Free Credit Scores

    Millions of Americans working with nonprofit credit counselors will have free access to their FICO credit scores as part of a new agreement between FICO and the three major credit reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. The Consumer Fin…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 6:33pm -
  • The Social Security Number is Dead. Long Live the Social Security Number?

    The Social Security Number is Dead. Long Live the Social Security Number?

    I am a senior citizen. While this distinction entitles me to a variety of perks like discounted movies and bus fare – as well as the occasional free doughnut (seriously) — it’s also a ticket to the identity theft lottery. Turning 50 gets you an…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • 6 Fast-Growing Jobs That Don’t Pay Much

    6 Fast-Growing Jobs That Don’t Pay Much

    Low-wage jobs employ close to half of the U.S. workforce (42%), and they’re poised to employ millions more Americans over the next several years. As calls for a higher minimum wage grow louder from workers in the fast food and retail industries, it…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • Boomerang Buyers: Is There Homeownership After Foreclosure?

    Boomerang Buyers: Is There Homeownership After Foreclosure?

    Roughly 7 million Americans lost their homes during the Great Recession. Now, seven years on, the first wave of those consumers might be ready to dip their toes back into the housing market, as their credit reports are finally clean of that negative…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • Senior Center Resident Reportedly Lost $335K in ID Theft Scam

    Senior Center Resident Reportedly Lost $335K in ID Theft Scam

    An Alabama woman has reportedly agreed to plead guilty to identity theft and bank fraud charges for a scheme in which she stole more than $300,000 from an elderly resident at the senior center where she was employed. Shostocka Keya Ward, 43, of Vesta…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • 5 Crazy Credit Card Perks

    5 Crazy Credit Card Perks

    Freebies are among the many benefits of having a credit card. Some typical perks include car rental insurance, extended warranties on purchases and free credit scores, but many issuers have a collection of more luxurious offers, available to only som…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • 9 Part-Time Jobs That Can Pay Big Bucks

    9 Part-Time Jobs That Can Pay Big Bucks

    If you’re trying to get out of debt, a part-time job can help you accelerate your debt payoff plan. Or maybe you are a parent with kids still at home or nearing retirement and you want extra income to avoid getting into debt, but you don’t want t…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • Should You Save for a Down Payment Or Buy a Home Now?

    Should You Save for a Down Payment Or Buy a Home Now?

    Are you saving up to buy a home down the road? It makes sense from a personal financial planning perspective, but when it comes to whether it actually helps you get your foot in the door, you may want to reconsider. Why? In most cases, your ability t…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • When a 401(k) May Not Be Your Best Option

    When a 401(k) May Not Be Your Best Option

    If you’re focused on preparing for your financial future, you probably know you’re ahead of the game. And while socking away your hard-earned cash for a later date may not seem particularly fun, it is important. First, it’s a good idea to calcu…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • The First Steps to Take Before You Start Paying Your Student Loans

    The First Steps to Take Before You Start Paying Your Student Loans

    It’s a whole new world once you leave the cocoon of college and head off into the real world to make a living. You’re no doubt overwhelmed with getting a job and finding a place to live. That’s understandable. But if you paid for your college e…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • The Most Livable Cities for the Over-50 Set

    The Most Livable Cities for the Over-50 Set

    Apparently, Wisconsin is the place to go for an active, enjoyable life after age 50. At least, that’s what a new livability index from AARP says. The index ranks cities, down to the neighborhood, based on several factors that make an area desirabl…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • The 5 Biggest Reasons My Clients Fall Into Debt

    The 5 Biggest Reasons My Clients Fall Into Debt

    In the more than 15 years of experience working in the debt industry, I’ve heard every story under the sun about how someone fell into debt. While there are times when people fall into debt for unavoidable reasons, I do notice a lot of people fall…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • How Many FICO Scores Are There?

    How Many FICO Scores Are There?

    There are hundreds of algorithms companies use to score consumers, and even the most common credit scoring company has dozens of models. Fair Isaac Corp., more commonly known as FICO, has about 50 scores (a 2012 report from the Consumer Financial Pro…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • Beth’s Story: Is Debt Settlement the Answer?

    Beth’s Story: Is Debt Settlement the Answer?

    This is the third part in a four-part series about Beth, who’s struggling to make monthly payments on her debt. I encourage people struggling with unaffordable debt to use this as a debt relief information guide. The focus of this series assumes yo…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • Woman Allegedly Lived Under 74 Aliases, Targeted Hollywood

    Woman Allegedly Lived Under 74 Aliases, Targeted Hollywood

    Living a double life seems like it would be challenging enough, but that’s child’s play compared to what one California identity theft suspect is believed to have accomplished. Cathryn Parker, 72, was arrested in March when she was stopped for a…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 4:01am -
  • Will Social Security Numbers Finally Be Taken Off Medicare Cards?

    Will Social Security Numbers Finally Be Taken Off Medicare Cards?

    In four years, Medicare cards will no longer have Social Security numbers on them. This change is a provision under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, which President Barack Obama signed into law April 16. It’s a noteworthy c…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 7:10pm -

Consumerism Commentary

  • 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…
    - 12 days ago, 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…
    - 29 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:56pm -
  • 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…
    - 29 days ago, 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…
    - 31 days ago, 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…
    - 39 days ago, 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…
    - 52 days ago, 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…
    - 53 days ago, 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…
    - 55 days ago, 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…
    - 56 days ago, 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…
    - 57 days ago, 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…
    - 59 days ago, 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…
    - 70 days ago, 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…
    - 71 days ago, 12 Feb 15, 5:15pm -
  • Robert Kiyosaki Gives Readers a Second Chance

    Robert Kiyosaki Gives Readers a Second Chance

    Over the years, I haven’t been too kind to the best-selling author, Robert Kiyosaki. He’s certainly built a successful empire, and a large community people respect him for his business acumen, his willingness to try or to appear to try to help ot…
    - 78 days ago, 5 Feb 15, 8:00pm -
  • New 529A Plans Help Disabled People Save Tax-Free

    New 529A Plans Help Disabled People Save Tax-Free

    Now that the government backed down on its proposed changes to 529 plans for future education expenses, we can expect the same tax benefits present for education to be applied to families and individuals who face expenses caring for disabled people.…
    - 84 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:45pm -
  • 5 Questions Before Applying for a New Credit Card

    5 Questions Before Applying for a New Credit Card

    Since the credit crunch in the midst of the latest recession, credit card solicitations have seen a significant increase. Unless you’ve opted out, and good luck with that, you’re probably getting junk mail from credit card issuers with invitation…
    - 86 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 4:33pm -
  • 401(k) Contribution Limits for 2015

    401(k) Contribution Limits for 2015

    The 401(k) contribution limits and maximums are increasing in 2015, and there are other tax changes to 401(k) to note.401(k) Contribution Limits for 2015 is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New to Consumerism Commentary? Start here.
    - 87 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 3:42pm -
  • Raise Money-Smart Kids: The Opposite of Spoiled, by Ron Lieber

    Raise Money-Smart Kids: The Opposite of Spoiled, by Ron Lieber

    In Ron Lieber's The Opposite of Spoiled, the author offers suggestions for raising money-smart kids based on the stories of hundreds of parents.Raise Money-Smart Kids: The Opposite of Spoiled, by Ron Lieber is a post from Consumerism Commentary. New…
    - 87 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 8:12pm -
  • How Your Positive Posse is Destroying You

    How Your Positive Posse is Destroying You

    One of the oft repeated mantras in leadership training is to surround yourself with people who understand you and support what you do. This philosophy translates well to people who need emotional support for any endeavor, even if one’s goal is to j…
    - 88 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 8:42pm -
  • Who Benefits From 529 Plans, the Middle Class or the Wealthy?

    Who Benefits From 529 Plans, the Middle Class or the Wealthy?

    When I first began reading that President Obama was considering reducing the tax benefits for savers who make use of 529 plans and other education savings accounts to reduce the cost of education-related expenses, I was surprised. It has been my unde…
    - 89 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 1:56am -

Christian Personal Finance

  • New!What’s Your Financial Personality?

    What’s Your Financial Personality?

    What if there was a scale that you could use to classify your financial personality?
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • The Ultimate Bundle: Over 75 books worth $1,000+ for just $29

    The Ultimate Bundle: Over 75 books worth $1,000+ for just $29

    I am excited to be partnering on the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle for the next few days.  It really is an amazing collection of eBooks, courses, printables, and a lot more that you can pick up for $29. There are so many great books from Best-Selling a…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 6:26pm -
  • Financial – and Life – Lessons from 40 Years of Marriage

    Financial – and Life – Lessons from 40 Years of Marriage

    As I bask in the celebration of our recent 40th wedding anniversary, complete with surprise readings from each child, child-in-law and grandchild, I can see some great personal finance applications of the principles Jan and I used raising our four ch…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • 10 Frugal Landscaping Ideas to make Your Yard Amazing

    10 Frugal Landscaping Ideas to make Your Yard Amazing

    So, I’m starting to research frugal landscaping ideas to make my yard amazing this Spring. Bloggers have so many fab ideas! There are so many back yard projects, curb appeal DIYs that it’s hard to narrow down what will not only look best for my h…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Apr 15, 4:18pm -
  • Which Winnie-the-Pooh Character Are You?

    Which Winnie-the-Pooh Character Are You?

    Most of us know real life Tiggers, Eeyores and Poohs. In fact, most of us can see some of these three in our own lives.
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized Student Loans

    Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized Student Loans

    When borrowing money for college, students have two different types of federal student loans that they can access: subsidized and unsubsidized. What are the differences between these two types of loans? Which type of loan is more attractive for stude…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • 15 baby toys that you can make for free

    15 baby toys that you can make for free

    Who said babies have to be expensive? I am due in a few weeks with baby #3 and let me tell you that I have learned that you don’t need most of the baby stuff that stores try to sell.  Especially when it comes to toys. Babies tend to want to play w…
    - 13 days ago, 11 Apr 15, 4:12pm -
  • 4 Tips to Save Your Family Money This Summer

    4 Tips to Save Your Family Money This Summer

    Summer can be expensive for families who try to "do it all." Along with some planned activities, unexpected summer fun can pop up out of nowhere – and so can the expenses! Here’s how you can manage the finances of your family’s summer fun witho…
    - 15 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • How to Know if You’re on Track for Retirement

    How to Know if You’re on Track for Retirement

    There's an article that highlights three benchmarks set by Fidelity Investments. These simple retirement benchmarks were interesting for two reasons . . . .
    - 22 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • How to find vacation homes to rent via Homeaway/Airbnb

    How to find vacation homes to rent via Homeaway/Airbnb

    In December we were discussing whether or not we would be able to get away this year as we didn't have too much saved up for a trip. I decided to hop on my favorite vacation home rental site Homeaway.com and see what was out there...
    - 24 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 3:00pm -

The Krazy Coupon Lady

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

  • This is what plagiarizers don’t understand

    This is what plagiarizers don’t understand

    Once in a while, somebody decides to plagiarize my material and pass it off as his own writing. I have two problems with this, beyond the obvious emotions of wanting to tie a cannon ball around their ankles and shove … ContinuedThis is what plagia…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • “Ramit’s Shark Tank” – free to watch the carnage/love

    “Ramit’s Shark Tank” – free to watch the carnage/love


    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • How I handle negative critics

    How I handle negative critics

    Here are some of the names I’ve been called in the last MONTH: “Scammer” “Sellout” “Rip-off artist” “He lies about everything” “Total BS…none of his stuff is good anyway” How would you feel if someone said this about you? How…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • “Ramit’s Shark Tank”

    “Ramit’s Shark Tank”

    One of the things I love about Shark Tank is the brutal honesty that entrepreneurs get. Shark Tank is the TV show where entrepreneurs go in front of judges, pitch their idea, and either get laughed out of the room…or … Continued“Ramit’s Shar…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • Courage comes in surprising forms (like Chipotle)

    Courage comes in surprising forms (like Chipotle)

    It takes a lot of courage to be brutally honest about what you stand for. And courage comes in different forms. For example, you know about Chipotle, the “fast casual” restaurant that’s dominating because of their quick and healthy food. … Co…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • 10-year-olds are too coddled in this country

    10-year-olds are too coddled in this country

    Is it just me, or are people are too coddled in this country? I heard this 10-year-old kid order a “truffle burger” the other day. I didn’t even know that word until 3 years ago. I saw another kid YELLING … Continued10-year-olds are too codd…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • How to win when you’re not the best — with Arthur Chu

    How to win when you’re not the best — with Arthur Chu

    Yesterday we talked about unconventional ways you can improve your odds of winning. Today I want to take you behind the scenes and show you how you can defeat opponents you have no business beating. I’m going to do that … ContinuedHow to win whe…
    - 18 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • 3 unconventional ways to win

    3 unconventional ways to win

    People’s language is very revealing. For example, here are some code words that are linguistic X-ray glasses into what people really mean: THEY SAY: “I’m really busy…” THEY MEAN: “I don’t want to do that, but it’s politically incorrec…
    - 19 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • New — my definitive guide to getting a raise and boosting your income

    New — my definitive guide to getting a raise and boosting your income


    - 26 days ago, 30 Mar 15, 9:16am -
  • Tonight — How to find your Dream Job webcast at 9pm

    Tonight — How to find your Dream Job webcast at 9pm

    Tonight, I’m giving a live presentation on finding your Dream Job. I noticed you haven’t signed up yet, so before you decide, let’s try to put these 3 pieces together. Data point #1: “45% of Americans say now’s a good … ContinuedTonight…
    - 33 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 12:00pm -

Frugal Dad

  • Report Predicts STEMM Jobs Growth Will Outpace STEMM Graduates

    Report Predicts STEMM Jobs Growth Will Outpace STEMM Graduates

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

    Enrollment Shortfalls Breed Competition For College Students

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

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

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

    Student Loans: Think Before You Borrow

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

    These Libraries Elevate the Studying Experience

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

    Lousiana Paves Way For Education-Business-Government Synergy

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

    New Program Seeks to Reimagine College Life

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

    Digital Badges Over Degrees?

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

    Likely 2016 Rivals: Higher Ed Less Accessible

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

    It’s Time To Start Looking For Your Summer Job

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

Savings.com Blog

  • Your Definitive Guide to the Best and Worst Airlines
    Does anyone really like flying on commercial airlines anymore? It’s crowded, claustrophobic, and uncomfortable. Even if you just want to close your eyes and sleep through it, that’s nearly impossible too. But it wasn’t always this way. There wa…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 5:01pm -
  • The Strange New Frontier of Marijuana Tourism
    With marijuana now legal in four states, and the majority of the remaining states having decriminalized the drug or approved medical marijuana, it looks like national legalization is inevitable. But before Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds ruin all the…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 6:29pm -
  • Why Is Tax Day on April 15th, Anyway?
    Are you done with your taxes? They’re due today, you know. You are? Good, then let’s talk history. Ben Franklin wrote in a 1789 letter, “…nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Unless you’re Wesley Snipes, this is mos…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 7:21pm -
  • Flying Spirit Without Smuggling All Your Belongings in Your Butt

    - 10 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 7:56pm -
  • [VIDEO] Fancy Fast Food Burger Showdown with Josh Androsky
    These days a fast food burger isn’t happy just being a greasy, unpretentious fast food burger. They all put on airs and dress themselves up like they’re something you’d eat in the back of a towncar in Dubai. We’ve all seen the fancy ads, but…
    - 17 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 8:15pm -
  • Your Cheap and Awesome Guide to Route 66: Illinois Edition
    Matt Blitz traveled Route 66 to discover and enjoy all the awesome and cheap attractions that dot the road. His articles so far have covered Route 66 in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas. Today’s article is th…
    - 18 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 7:58pm -
  • Eurail Passes Aren’t What They Used to Be
    You’re about to leave for Europe and you’re understandably stoked. You’ve got your flight booked, your accomodations settled (maybe a series of youth hostels or something from Hotels.com), and, of course, your trusty Eurail Pass by your side. E…
    - 21 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 9:50pm -
  • The Funniest Stereotypes About Rich People
    Rich people are not like us. They live more meaningful, important, action-packed and happy lives. They drink not but artisian spring waters and eat not but fresh seasonal produce. (Actually you can probably get in on that with Hale Groves.) Us peons…
    - 21 days ago, 3 Apr 15, 6:31pm -
  • [VIDEO] Lifehackin’ with Josh Androsky: Kitchen Hacks
    “Life hacks” — those allegedly useful tricks and shortcuts you can use to allegedly make your life easier — are everywhere these days. And by “everywhere” we mean all over the internet. Sure, they’re diverting to read about, but do they…
    - 23 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 6:40pm -
  • Three Hours of Cheap HomeJoy House Cleaning Gave Me Back My Self-Respect
    The thought of paying another human being to clean the microscopically small room I call an apartment has seemed, for the entirety of my adult life, utterly beyond the realm of possibility. I don’t make “house cleaning” money; I don’t even ma…
    - 24 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 8:46pm -

My Money Blog

  • New!The Easiest, Fastest Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe Yet

    The Easiest, Fastest Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe Yet

    I’m still trying my best to cook at home at least 5 times a week, mostly avoiding the pitfalls in my cooking at home flowchart. We make pizza at least once every other week, as it tastes better than anything from the frozen aisle and is very flexib…
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 7:03am -
  • Expected Returns by Asset Class Tool by Research Affiliates

    Expected Returns by Asset Class Tool by Research Affiliates

    In the current environment of historically-high US stock valuations and historically-low interest rates, there is a lot of discussion about what investors should expect in regards to future returns. Predictions are a dime a dozen, but some are better…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 8:53am -
  • Real Estate Crowdfunding Experiment – Patch of Land

    Real Estate Crowdfunding Experiment – Patch of Land

    After I took out roughly $7,500 out of my P2P lending experiment, I started looking for another place to put my money at risk. I decided on trying out real-estate crowdfunding, which tries to make real estate investing (either through equity or debt…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 5:27am -
  • Chase Total Checking $150 + Chase Savings $100 Bonus

    Chase Total Checking $150 + Chase Savings $100 Bonus

    Here’s a Chase Bank Total Checking + Savings account promotion offering up to $250 total for new customers, broken up into the following two bonuses: Chase Total Checking $150 Bonus details. Checking offer is not available to existing Chase checkin…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 5:25am -
  • New Citi ThankYou Premier Card Review

    New Citi ThankYou Premier Card Review

    The Citi ThankYou® Premier Card has re-launched from our partner Citi, with a new sign-up bonus and purchase rewards structure. Get 50,000 bonus ThankYou Points as follows: Earn 50,000 bonus ThankYou Points after $3,000 in purchases within the first…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 6:29am -
  • Savings I-Bonds May 2015 Interest Rate Update: Negative 1.6% Variable

    Savings I-Bonds May 2015 Interest Rate Update: Negative 1.6% Variable

    New inflation numbers were just announced, which allows us to make an early estimate of May 2015 savings bond rates before their official semi-annual announcement. This also allows us the opportunity to know exactly what a April 2015 savings bond pur…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 6:38am -
  • TradeKing $200 Cash Bonus Promotion

    TradeKing $200 Cash Bonus Promotion

    To celebrate their 10th anniversary, stock brokerage TradeKing is offering a $200 cash bonus for new customers who open with $3,000 and make 3 trades with 90 days of account opening. Promotion ends 4/30/15. You must keep the $3,000 in account equity…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 9:55pm -
  • Navy Federal Credit Union Youth Week $100 Bonus

    Navy Federal Credit Union Youth Week $100 Bonus

    Navy Federal Credit Union has solid bank and loan products, including checking accounts with ATM rebates, competitive mortgage rates, and limited-time 0% balance transfer promotions. Membership eligibility for NavyFed is primarily restricted to Marin…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 9:53pm -
  • Current Amex Special Offers: Smart & Final, LegalZoom, Amazon

    Current Amex Special Offers: Smart & Final, LegalZoom, Amazon

    Updated 4/16/15. 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…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 9:48pm -
  • LendingClub Realistic Return Expectations Chart

    LendingClub Realistic Return Expectations Chart

    Thinking about investing in P2P loans? Even though I still believe that decent returns are possible, I think it is important to have realistic expectations. I’ve given out the following warnings since they started: You won’t get the stated intere…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 8:37am -
  • Prosper vs. LendingClub Investor Experiment: 2.5 Year Update

    Prosper vs. LendingClub Investor Experiment: 2.5 Year Update

    In November 2012, I invested $10,000 into person-to-person loans split evenly between Prosper Lending and Lending Club, both out of curiosity and for a chance at higher returns from a new asset class. After diligently reinvesting my earned interest i…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 6:30am -
  • Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card: Two Free Weekend Nights (Which I Redeemed for $1,109 Value) + $100 Statement Credit

    Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card: Two Free Weekend Nights (Which I Redeemed for $1,109 Value) + $100 Statement Credit

    Limited-time offer adds $100 statement credit on top of 2 weekend night certificates. The premium co-branded Citi Hilton Hotels card, from our partner Citi, is the Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Reserve Card. The sign-up bonus includes certificates good fo…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 5:18am -
  • American Express Personal Savings Account Review (Updated)

    American Express Personal Savings Account Review (Updated)

    (Updated 2015. I’m doing some “Spring cleaning” of inactive bank accounts, but I am updating all my past reviews with the most recent information before I close them.) American Express has a banking division called Personal Savings through thei…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 5:12am -
  • Best Interest Rates for Cash Reserves – Updated April 2015

    Best Interest Rates for Cash Reserves – Updated April 2015

    Our family keeps a year’s worth of expenses (not income) put aside in cash reserves; it provides financial insurance with the side benefits of lower stress and less concern about stock market gyrations. In my opinion, emergency funds can actually h…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 6:28am -
  • Lowe’s $10 off $50 Coupon Code

    Lowe’s $10 off $50 Coupon Code

    Updated with new coupon. As a homeowner, unfortunately there’s always a use for these… Lowe’s has a new $10 off $50 coupon available to everyone if you sign up for their promotional e-mails. You can use a secondary e-mail or simply unsubscribe…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 6:18am -
  • Citi Prestige Card Review: New 50,000 Point Offer (Worth $800 in American Airlines Airfare)

    Citi Prestige Card Review: New 50,000 Point Offer (Worth $800 in American Airlines Airfare)

    Our partner Citi has revamped the Citi Prestige® Card, their premium ThankYou point rewards card. The sign-up bonus has been increased to 50,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after $3,000 in purchases made with your card in the first 3 months the account…
    - 15 days ago, 10 Apr 15, 7:01am -
  • E-File Your Federal and State Tax Extension Online For FREE!

    E-File Your Federal and State Tax Extension Online For FREE!

    Updated for 2015. The deadline for federal tax filing is Wednesday, April 15th, 2015. If you file for an extension, you will automatically be extended by six months to October 15, 2015. Here’s how to e-File a official federal extension with the IRS…
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  • Wealthfront Offers Tax Loss Harvesting With No Minimums

    Wealthfront Offers Tax Loss Harvesting With No Minimums

    Automated portfolio managers like Wealthfront will set you up with a diversified mix of index funds and manage it for you for a small fee. I’m an investing geek, so I always lean towards keeping the small fee and manage things myself. But an import…
    - 17 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 5:29am -
  • Betterment Offers Tax Loss Harvesting With No Minimums

    Betterment Offers Tax Loss Harvesting With No Minimums

    Automated portfolio managers like Betterment will set you up with a diversified mix of index funds and manage it for you for a small fee. I’m an investing geek, so I always lean towards keeping the small fee and manage things myself. But an importa…
    - 17 days ago, 8 Apr 15, 5:28am -
  • Chase IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card Review: What Does 70,000 Points Get You?

    Chase IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card Review: What Does 70,000 Points Get You?

    The Chase IHG® Rewards Club Select Credit Card has a limited-time promotion where you can get 70,000 bonus IHG points after you spend $1,000 within the first 3 months of account opening. The previous bonus was 60k points. This card also has the annu…
    - 18 days ago, 7 Apr 15, 6:49am -
  • 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…
    - 19 days ago, 6 Apr 15, 8:20am -
  • ComputerShare and Company-Specific DRIP Plans: Still A Good Option in 2015?

    ComputerShare and Company-Specific DRIP Plans: Still A Good Option in 2015?

    Here’s a reader question that arrived this week: I know you write a lot about investing, but can you write a little more about ComputerShare as a way to save money vs buying stock with online brokerages. I just read in WSJ how its cheaper if you ar…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Apr 15, 8:26am -
  • Citi Simplicity Card Review: 0% for 21 Months, No Late Fees, No Penalty Rates

    Citi Simplicity Card Review: 0% for 21 Months, No Late Fees, No Penalty Rates

    New 21 month offer (1.75 years). I usually focus on rewards-earning credit cards, but I know many folks are still carrying some balances and thus more concerned about their whopping 15% interest rate rather than a relatively puny 2% back on purchases…
    - 23 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 7:35pm -
  • NAPFA: Warnings When Finding a Financial Advisor

    NAPFA:  Warnings When Finding a Financial Advisor

    Many people feel more comfortable with someone else helping them with their finances. A common piece of advice these days is to find a fee-only advisor that doesn’t work on commission. Many times this leads to a recommendation of the National Assoc…
    - 24 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 6:03am -
  • Portfolio Rebalancing Frequency: Even Less Than Annually?

    Portfolio Rebalancing Frequency: Even Less Than Annually?

    Here’s another data point on the debate on how often to rebalance your portfolio to your target asset allocation. Econompic Data writes about rebalancing a portfolio back to 60% S&P 500 / 40% Barclays Aggregate Bond index from 1976-2014 and finds t…
    - 25 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 7:12am -

PT Money

  • Citi ThankYou Premier Card Review – 50,000 ThankYou Points BONUS

    Citi ThankYou Premier Card Review – 50,000 ThankYou Points BONUS

    There was a time not too long ago where a bonus like the one Citi has just launched would be accompanied by similar ones from other issuers.  However in the last few months; credit card bonuses have become few and far between, thus making the 50,00…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 3:35am -
  • What If You Can’t Pay Your Taxes This Year?

    What If You Can’t Pay Your Taxes This Year?

    It’s been an eventful few years with the IRS taking on major companies and even countries to recover taxes and penalties owed by businesses and individuals.  With the economy sluggish, and tax revenues falling, the IRS and many State governments a…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 6:30pm -
  • Is Venmo Safe? And Why Are All the Cool Kids Using It to Share Money?

    Is Venmo Safe? And Why Are All the Cool Kids Using It to Share Money?

    Despite the fact I blew out 36 candles on my last birthday cake and I have been unable to identify most of the “celebrities” on the covers of magazines for at least ten years, I still tend to think of myself as a young and with-it individual who…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Apr 15, 3:56pm -
  • Citi Simplicty Card NEW 21 Month Balance Transfer Offer

    Citi Simplicty Card NEW 21 Month Balance Transfer Offer

    Now that I have a high enough credit score to take advantage of certain deals, I’ve been hard at work piling up the rewards.  My wife and I have had a lot of expenses in the last few months (between a sick puppy and an October due baby girl) and w…
    - 24 days ago, 1 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • 5 Traps that Will Rob You of Your Financial Peace

    5 Traps that Will Rob You of Your Financial Peace

    Financial traps lurk around every corner. We fall into these traps when we become a little too smart in how we manage our money. Perhaps we think we can get a great deal with 0% financing. We have a spending plan, but don’t really follow it each mo…
    - 24 days ago, 31 Mar 15, 5:10pm -
  • TradeKing $200 Cash Bonus for New Accounts

    TradeKing $200 Cash Bonus for New Accounts

    TradeKing, one of our favorite online discount brokers has launched a spring promotion where new customers earn a $200 cash bonus!  In order to receive the bonus, there are a few stipulations that must be met. The account must be opened before Apri…
    - 33 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 9:00pm -
  • Progressive Auto Insurance Claims Review

    Progressive Auto Insurance Claims Review

    Insurance.  It’s a staple within the realms of responsible personal finance, but one I absolutely despise. I hate the idea of insurance, the process of claiming insurance and generally speaking the companies which offer insurance. Every month I wr…
    - 39 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 6:00pm -
  • Women Aren’t Talking About Money – Here’s Why

    Women Aren’t Talking About Money – Here’s Why

    A recent study by Fidelity Investments has uncovered some intriguing paradoxes about women’s relationship with money. Despite the fact that 92 percent of the women involved in the study want to learn more about financial planning, and 83 percent wa…
    - 63 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 4:57pm -
  • How to Plan a Move Across the Country

    How to Plan a Move Across the Country

    Have you ever thought about packing up and relocating to a new city or state? A lot of people do so (on average 7,628,000 move to a different state each year) for many reasons which may include pursuing job opportunities, moving closer to family and…
    - 72 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 9:01pm -
  • TradeKing Advisors Review | New Investment Advisory Service with No Fees for a Year

    TradeKing Advisors Review | New Investment Advisory Service with No Fees for a Year

    Are you comfortable managing your own investments or do you prefer a professional to do it for you? Personally, I’ve worked with financial advisors in which I was completely hands off (too much so) as well as subscribed to a professional momentum i…
    - 79 days ago, 5 Feb 15, 2:07pm -

Five Cent Nickel

  • 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…
    - 26 days ago, 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…
    - 83 days ago, 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • “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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 -
  • 9 Things I Wonder About IPOs

    9 Things I Wonder About IPOs

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

    What the CIA Knows About Your Finances

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

    Is retirement good for you or bad for you?

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

$5 Dinners

  • New!Chocolate Cookie Dough Bites
    Oh sweet baby goodness. If I could share these through the screen, I would! Bite, bite, bite. All it takes is 3 bits to polish one of these babies off. Maybe 2 bites. These cookie dough bites are eggless, they can be made gluten-free (subbing 1-1 wit…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 8:00pm -
  • New!Sunday Coupon Preview – April 26
    Find out what coupons will be in this Sunday's coupon insert...if there are some hot coupons, you might want to pick up a few extra newspapers!  
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 11:16am -
  • Paid Chores vs. Non-Paid Chores {Plus Our New Chore System for the Boys!}
    Teaching Tyler how to be the “Dish Fish” We recently implemented a new chore system for the boys…and there is no money attached to these chores. I know that’s a hotly debated topic, and while I’d love to hear your thoughts…I’d also love…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • Weekly Grocery App Deals: Savings on Eggs, Raspberries, Bread, Breakfast Cereal + More
    Each week, we are going to highlight the best savings offers on our favorite grocery apps to help you save the most on all your grocery shopping! BerryCart Save BIG on organic, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and more all natural products from B…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:17pm -
  • Pineapple Mango Chicken
    A little taste of the tropics right here my friend. This is a fantastic-ly simple meal that your kids are going to love, and you will too! We love these tropical flavors from the pineapple, the mango & the bell pepper. For our family, this is one of…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 9:00pm -
  • Natural and Organic Deals: Bear Naked, Silk and more!
    Check out the latest natural and organic deals….. Deals on Amazon Save an additional 25% off on Back to the Roots Organic Mushroom Farm which grows oyster mushrooms in 10 days! This looks like a fun activity with the kiddos! Save 25% off Bear Nake…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 6:23pm -
  • Want a complete makeover of your grocery budget?
    My friend. I’m super stoked to finally share with you all about my brand spankin’ new Grocery Budget Makeover!!! You can watch the video to hear more about the program, and I’ll be sharing more details soon. But here are a few important things…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • Dairy-Free Milk & Yogurt, Pace Picante Sauce & More | Printable Coupons
    Just this past weekend I was sharing at a conference how I lately I’m using more coupons for household and toiletry products, freeing up a little more budget for fresh foods. And surprise, surprise…a few coupons for foods we love and enjoy (and u…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 3:34pm -
  • Ultimate Homemaking Bundle Sale: $1274 for ONLY $29.97!
    Friend, Are the inmates running the asylum? Do you feel like your home management could use a little help? I hear you. Sometimes I look around my house and wonder how things got so out of hand. Well, I know how they got out of hand…I have 4 little…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • New! Top Deals & Grocery Coupon Match-Ups – Week of April 19
    {Pin by clicking the Pinterest Button below!} This is your weekly (and friendly) reminder to check out the latest coupon matchups for the following grocery stores, drugstores, and big box & warehouse stores like Target and Costco…click on each link…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Apr 15, 4:30pm -

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CreditCards.com Blog

  • The right age for a piggy bank
    Toy stores are full of specially designed piggy banks promising to teach kids how to save. According to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Affairs, however, parents may want to hold off on purchasing a brand-new piggy bank -- or opening…
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  • Federal cybersecurity bills advance
    While we may not be able to completely deter hackers from going after our digital data, better understanding the threats -- and attacks -- they make against large companies is a good first step to slowing down their progress and federal lawmakers are…
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  • Student loan problems come to light with new research
    Some people get less from a degree than they put into it. But you can improve the odds of educational success by looking up a school's default record on student loans.
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  • Teach kids about money by sharing your bills
    A family in Lexington, Massachusetts has come up with an unusual game for teaching their 11-year-old son about money: Every month, they hand over a wad of receipts and the family's monthly credit card statements and ask him to look for unusual charge…
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  • Health care data breaches: Why you should be concerned
    While compromised health care data may not specifically include credit card numbers or banking information, this type of breach has the potential to create longer lasting, more significant damage, opening the doors to all sorts of identity theft issu…
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  • Costly payment protection programs just won't die
    Credit card payment protection programs that charge a lot for skimpy benefits have received a thorough shaming from regulators. But some of them still quietly siphon money from the accounts of unwary cardholders.
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  • Should banks give up on millennials?
    According to banking executive Kevin Tynan, bankers may be wasting their time worrying about the cash-strapped millennial generation. Millennials don't spend enough to be profitable and they're more likely to change banks if they find one they like b…
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  • Millennials lead the way in prepaid card use
    A new survey found that millennials are more inclined to use reloadable prepaid cards than other age groups, favoring the payment cards for their budgeting assistance and security perks.
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    Are you one of the lucky ones getting a tax return this year? Here are four rules for using your extra income in ways you'll enjoy without derailing good financial habits:
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  • Is Mickey Mouse showing us the future of credit cards?
    Despite the hype surrounding the Apple Watch, Disney's MagicBands are already delivering on the promise of wearable payments -- and more. But there are still glitches.
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For the Mommas

  • New!FREE Dessert at Bob Evans & $140 in Coupons!

    FREE Dessert at Bob Evans & $140 in Coupons!

      FREE Dessert at Bob Evans & $140 in Coupons! Become a member of the Bob Evans email club and receive a FREE dessert and $140 in exclusive offers coupons. Click the free dessert box on the bottom middle of the following page and then enter your det…
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  • New!FREE Babies R Us Happy Mealtime Event

    FREE Babies R Us Happy Mealtime Event

    FREE Babies R Us Happy Mealtime Event Attend the Babies R Us Happy Mealtime Event on April 25th at 2pm! Pick up some free Gerber and Munchkin gifts during their giveaways, participate in raffles, fun games and activities while learning about feeding…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • New!Special K Brownies | $1.49 at Kroger {Reg. $2.99}

    Special K Brownies | $1.49 at Kroger {Reg. $2.99}

    Special K Brownies | $1.49 at Kroger {Reg. $2.99} Yum! These Special K Brownies are so delicious and perfect for snacking without the guilt. Right now at Kroger, you can score them for as low as $1.49 a box with this $0.75/1 Kellogg’s® Special K C…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 11:30pm -
  • New!FREE Tugaboos Infant Formula at Rite Aid!

    FREE Tugaboos Infant Formula at Rite Aid!

    FREE Tugaboos Infant Formula at Rite Aid! Here is an awesome deal you can’t afford to miss out on! Right now at Rite Aid you can score FREE Tugaboos Infant Formula with this $5.00/1 Tugaboos Infant Formula coupon! Buy (1) Tugaboos Infant Formula (8…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 11:22pm -
  • New!Silk Milk Half-Gallon Coupon | As low as $1.98

    Silk Milk Half-Gallon Coupon | As low as $1.98

    Silk Milk Half-Gallon Coupon | As low as $1.98 Check out this awesome high value $1.00 Off ANY Silk Milk Half-Gallon Product Coupon! Make sure you print this out before it is gone! PRINT: $1.00 Off ANY Silk Milk Half-Gallon Product Coupon This week…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 11:00pm -
  • New!Target Cartwheel Coupon: 50% Off Princess Doll 7-Pack

    Target Cartwheel Coupon: 50% Off Princess Doll 7-Pack

    Target Cartwheel Coupon: 50% Off Princess Doll 7-Pack Here is an awesome deal!  This coupon offer can only be used IN STORE. The Disney Princess Ultimate Collection 7 Pack is $79.99 right now at Target. Use the Target Cartwheel coupon to save a whop…
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  • New!Host an Omron Alvita Step Lively House Party!

    Host an Omron Alvita Step Lively House Party!


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  • New!Baby and Toddler Coupons 4/24/15: Pampers, Gerber, Triple Paste And More

    Baby and Toddler Coupons 4/24/15: Pampers, Gerber, Triple Paste And More

    Baby and Toddler Coupons 4/24/15: Pampers, Gerber, Triple Paste And More Baby and Toddler Coupons 4/24/15 are ready for you! Here are some baby and toddler coupons still available that you might want to print: $1.50 off ONE Pampers Cruisers Diapers $…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 10:00pm -
  • New!Blue Diamond Almonds | $1.25 ea at CVS

    Blue Diamond Almonds | $1.25 ea at CVS

    Blue Diamond Almonds | $1.25 ea at CVS Going on now at CVS (thru 4/26), Blue Diamond Almonds (6 oz) are on sale 2 for $5.00. Use the $1.50 off two Blue Diamond Almond coupon from SmartSource 3/29 insert, this $0.50 Cash Back Ibotta Offer and the $0.5…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 9:30pm -
  • New!Mike & Ike Theater Box Candy | $0.79 at Rite Aid

    Mike & Ike Theater Box Candy | $0.79 at Rite Aid

    Mike & Ike Theater Box Candy | $0.79 at Rite Aid This week, Rite Aid has Mike & Ike Theater Box Candy on sale, Buy Two Get One Free!  Buy three and use this $1.00 off one Mike & Ike Rite Aid coupon, you’ll get them for only $0.79 each. Buy (3) Mik…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 9:15pm -
  • New!New Ibotta Rebates – Save on Apparel, Health & Beauty And More

    New Ibotta Rebates – Save on Apparel, Health & Beauty And More

    New Ibotta Rebates – Save on Apparels, Health & Beauty And More Here are the most recent Ibotta Rebates available.  Ibotta rebates are store specific, so everything may not be available at your local store.  Check out all of these great offers be…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 9:00pm -
  • New!NEW Gerber Organic Pouches Coupon | Pay as low as $1.05

    NEW Gerber Organic Pouches Coupon | Pay as low as $1.05

    Hurry and print out this new $2.50/8 Gerber Organic Pouches Coupon! Target shoppers can stack it with this $1.00/6 Gerber Organic Target store coupon for even more great savings. Stack these 2 coupons to score them for just $1.05 each! Target Deal: B…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 8:45pm -
  • New!Buy 2, Get 2 FREE Any Sized Candles at Yankee

    Buy 2, Get 2 FREE Any Sized Candles at Yankee

    Buy 2, Get 2 FREE Any Sized Candles at Yankee Yankee Candle has just released a new printable coupon good for a Buy 2, Get 2 FREE Any Sized Candle! Just in time for Mother’s Day!  If you prefer to shop online, use promo code SHIP4 at checkout. Thi…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 8:30pm -
  • New!Buy 1 Get 1 Free Fandango Movie Tickets!

    Buy 1 Get 1 Free Fandango Movie Tickets!

    Buy 1 Get 1 Free Fandango Movie Tickets! Make it a date night! Right now, Visa Signature Cardholders can get Buy 1 Get 1 Free Fandango Movie Tickets! You will need to enter your zip code and find a theater near you with ticketing through Fandango.Whe…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 8:15pm -
  • New!Whole Foods Coupon Matchups – Week of 4/22 – 4/28

    Whole Foods Coupon Matchups – Week of 4/22 – 4/28

    Whole Foods Coupon Matchups and Deals Here are your Whole Foods Coupon Matchups and Deals for the week of 4/22 – 4/28. All cash back apps like Ibotta, Checkout 51, SNAP byGroupon, Shrink & BerryCart work at Whole Foods! You can check out t…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 8:00pm -
  • New!Quaker Select Starts Oatmeal | $0.88 a Box at Walmart

    Quaker Select Starts Oatmeal | $0.88 a Box at Walmart

    Quaker Select Starts Oatmeal | $0.88 a Box at Walmart Here is an awesome deal on Quaker Select Starts at Walmart, which includes varieties like Lower Sugar, Protein, and Weight Control. There is a new $1.00/1 Quaker Select Starts Instant Oatmeal coup…
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  • New!NEW $2.00 Off Purina Pro Plan Dog Snack Coupon + Other Pet Coupons

    NEW $2.00 Off Purina Pro Plan Dog Snack Coupon + Other Pet Coupons

    NEW $2.00 Off Purina Pro Plan Dog Snack Coupon + Other Pet Coupons Woo! We have two NEW coupons for you to print which can make for some awesome savings! Your furry friends will thank you. Print: $2.00 off one Purina Pro Plan Dog Snack Print: $1.00 o…
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  • New!RECALL: Jamba Juice at Home Smoothies – Listeria Risk!

    RECALL: Jamba Juice at Home Smoothies – Listeria Risk!

    RECALL: Jamba Juice at Home Smoothies – Listeria Risk! Inventure Foods, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of certain varieties of its Fresh Frozen™ line of frozen vegetables, as well as select varieties of its Jamba Juice at Home smoothies kit d…
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  • New!Freebie Friday 4/24/15: Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Stick, Carvel Ice Cream And More

    Freebie Friday 4/24/15: Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Stick, Carvel Ice Cream And More

    Freebie Friday 4/24/15: Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Stick, Carvel Ice Cream And More It is Freebie Friday 4/24/15! It is exciting to see all the freebies we can get! I love to get freebies! You are going to love this because I have collected all the…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:30pm -
  • New!Schick Quattro for Women Disposable Razors | $2.99 at CVS {Reg. $10.49}

    Schick Quattro for Women Disposable Razors | $2.99 at CVS {Reg. $10.49}

    Schick Quattro for Women Disposable Razors | $2.99 at CVS {Reg. $10.49} Starting Sunday, 5/3 at CVS you can score Schick Quattro for Women Disposable Razors, 3 ct for as low as $2.99 each! Use this $5.00/2 – Schick Disposable Razor Packs coupon an…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:15pm -
  • New!Free Book Friday 4/24/15: Prelude, Guardians: The Girl And More

    Free Book Friday 4/24/15: Prelude, Guardians: The Girl And More

    Free Book Friday: Prelude, Guardians: The Girl And More It is Free Book Friday 4/24/15! Each Friday, we will share Barnes & Noble’s Free Nook Book Friday and several free Kindle Books. Please note, we are not personally recommending these books, ju…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • New!Giant: So Delicious Yogurt only $.50 each!

    Giant: So Delicious Yogurt only $.50 each!

    Giant: So Delicious Yogurt only $.50 each! You may want to print out this $1.00 off any So Delicious Coupon Dairy Free Product Coupon to use over at Giant this week. They are priced this week at 2/$3, and with this $1.00/1 off any So Delicious C…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:30pm -
  • New!$30 ProFlowers Voucher for just $12 at LivingsSocial + 20% Off Mother’s Day Gifts

    $30 ProFlowers Voucher for just $12 at LivingsSocial + 20% Off Mother’s Day Gifts

    $30 ProFlowers Voucher for just $12 at LivingsSocial + 20% Off Mother’s Day Gifts Are you looking for a way to save on Mother’s Day gifts? Hurry over to LivingSocial to buy a discounted voucher and you can get an extra 20% off a “Gifts That Pam…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:00pm -
  • New!Walgreens: Hunts Tomatoes Sauce as low as $.38 each (Starting 4/26)

    Walgreens: Hunts Tomatoes Sauce as low as $.38 each (Starting 4/26)

    Walgreens: Hunts Tomatoes Sauce as low as $.38 each (Starting 4/26) Did you miss the New Hunts Canned Tomatoes Coupon?   You can print a  Buy 3 Hunts Canned Tomatoes and Get 1 Free coupon. Starting 4/26, there will be in in-ad coupon in the circul…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:35pm -
  • New!Earn 4X Fuel Points at Kroger!

    Earn 4X Fuel Points at Kroger!

    Earn 4X Fuel Points at Kroger! Fuel points at Kroger are an excellent way to make your money work for you! A great savings trick is to buy gift cards for everyday purchases. You’re going to spend the money anyway. Might as well get rewarded for it.…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • New!NEW Sally Hansen® Nail Treatment Item Coupon | As low as $.47

    NEW Sally Hansen® Nail Treatment Item Coupon | As low as $.47

    NEW Sally Hansen® Nail Treatment Item Coupon | As low as $.47 There is an awesome new high value printable coupon to $1.00 On any ONE (1) Sally Hansen® Nail Treatment Item. While this coupon makes for some nice savings all on it’s own, there is…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:04pm -
  • New!Vivere Hammocks As Low As $94.49 Shipped | Save Up To 40%

    Vivere Hammocks As Low As $94.49 Shipped | Save Up To 40%

    Vivere Hammocks As Low As $94.49 Shipped | Save Up To 40% Today only, save up to 40% on select Vivere hammocks which are available for $94.49 with FREE Shipping at Amazon! Here are some of the best ones: Vivere Double Hammock with Space Saving Steel…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • New!Walgreens: Coppertone Sunscreen $2.29 Each

    Walgreens: Coppertone Sunscreen $2.29 Each

    Walgreens: Coppertone Sunscreen $2.29 Each If you have not yet printed this awesome $3.00/2 Coppertone coupon yet, make sure you do. There is no size restrictions on this coupon so you will be able to use it on the little sizes to score a great deal!…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 3:30pm -
  • New!Free App Friday 4/24/15: $46.00 In Free Kids Apps

    Free App Friday 4/24/15: $46.00 In Free Kids Apps

    Free App Friday 4/24/15: $46.00 In Free Kids Apps It is Free App Friday, and that means it is time for $46.00 In Free Kids Apps! Download all apps for FREE today and save $46.00 in total! Today, they have a 4 Star app GazziliPuzzles, a great Spel…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • New!NEW Hefty Trash Bags Coupon | As low as $3.77

    NEW Hefty Trash Bags Coupon | As low as $3.77

    NEW Hefty Trash Bags Coupon | As low as $3.77 Oh YES! Check out this new coupon for $1.50 off any ONE (1) package of Hefty Large Black Trash Bags. I found it in zip 77477. This is pre-clipped and ready to print for you.  PRINT: $1.50 off any ONE (1…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 2:34pm -
  • New!Target: FREE Purex Powershot Detergent!

    Target: FREE Purex Powershot Detergent!

    Target: FREE Purex Powershot Detergent! How would you like to try a FREE Purex Powershot Detergent from Target! Between now and 6/30/15, if you purchase a bottle of Purex Powershot 45-load, you can submit a mail-in rebate to get your purchase price r…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 2:30pm -
  • New!New Huggies Coupons- HUGE High Value Coupons | As low as $1.75 per Item!

    New Huggies Coupons- HUGE High Value Coupons | As low as $1.75 per Item!

    New Huggies Coupons- HUGE High Value Coupons | As low as $1.75 per Item! Check out these awesome high value Huggies coupons! Some people are reporting having issues printing these out but keep refreshing and it should work! $4.50/1 Huggies Little Snu…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 2:18pm -
  • New!New Campbell’s Slow Kettle Style Soup | As low as $1.98

    New Campbell’s Slow Kettle Style Soup | As low as $1.98

    New Campbell’s Slow Kettle Style Soup | As low as $1.98 If you love soups, then you will want to print this coupon for $1.00 off Campbell’s Slow Kettle Style soup. This one is preclipped for you so make sure to print it. PRINT: $1.00 off Campbe…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 1:45pm -
  • New!Cents of Style: Mother’s Day Accessories FREE Shipping & FREE Card

    Cents of Style: Mother’s Day Accessories FREE Shipping & FREE Card

    Today, Cents of Style has hand-picked accessories just for moms! Use Code MOTHER at checkout. A bracelet or necklace for $8.95 & FREE SHIPPING or a gorgeous scarf for $10.95 & FREE SHIPPING. Plus, every order will include a Mother’s Day card f…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 1:30pm -
  • New!Campbell Coupon: Save $1.00 + Store Deal

    Campbell Coupon: Save $1.00 + Store Deal

    There is a new Campbell Coupon. This Campbell coupon is good for $1.00 off any one Campbell’s Slow Kettle Style soup. This Campbell coupon has been preclipped for you. Print: $1.00 off Campbell’s Slow Kettle Style soup Target Deal: Buy (1) Cam…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • New!New Magazine Coupons: Save $6

    New Magazine Coupons: Save $6

    There are 3 new Magazine Coupons. You can save up to $6 with these new Magazine coupons. These magazine coupons are good on Aveeno Moisturizer and scrub,  Sheba Cat Food and Peoples Magazine. Print: $2.00 off AVEENO Moisturizer and PEOPLE Magazine $…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 12:30pm -
  • New!Kroger Freebie: FREE Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Stick

    Kroger Freebie: FREE Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Stick

    Today’s Kroger Freebie Friday offer is FREE Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Stick. Clip your coupon (available for today only) and use it before 05/10/2015. You may also want to add the Savingstar Friday Freebie to your store card.      
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • New!Savingstar Freebie: FREE Morton Table Salt

    Savingstar Freebie: FREE Morton Table Salt

    Check out this new Morton Table Salt Coupon available on Savingstar! Get 100% cashback on your purchase of Morton Table Salt! You will need to register your Bonus Card and click on “I Want This”  to get the coupon. Add: FREE Morton Table Salt…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 11:30am -
  • New!Newest Printable Coupons: Campbell’s Soup, Sheba Cat Food, True Citrus And More

    Newest Printable Coupons: Campbell’s Soup, Sheba Cat Food, True Citrus And More

    Here are the newest printable coupons for the day! You can save more than $30 on your favorite beverages, books & magazines, foods, pet products and more. Beverages $0.70 off any one True Citrus Product $0.50 off one 12-pack cans of Diet Dr Pepper Bo…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Latest Printable Coupon Round-Up: Dole, Hunts, Beneful & More

    Latest Printable Coupon Round-Up: Dole, Hunts, Beneful & More

    Latest Printable Coupon Round-Up: Dole, Hunts, Beneful & More The newest printable coupons for today have arrived folks! Save on Dole Canned Fruit, State Fair Corn Dogs, Beneful Baked Delight and much more. Baby & Toddler $1.00 off any ONE Boogie Wip…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 15, 1:00am -

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  • New!FREE Game of Bowling Coupon (available through 5/24)

    FREE Game of Bowling Coupon (available through 5/24)

    Looking for something fun and frugal to do with the family? Click on this link to get a FREE game of bowling now through May 24! Head over here to locate the participating bowling alley closest to you. Thanks, Lisa! The post FREE Game of Bowlin…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 9:00pm -
  • New!All About Coconut Oil: Baking with coconut oil

    All About Coconut Oil: Baking with coconut oil

    Now that we know how awesome coconut oil is and the benefits it holds for our body we can dive into how to bake with it. Coconut Oil vs. Butter In baked goods coconut oil acts just like butter. In fact, some people even spread it on their morning toa…
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 7:00pm -
  • New!Double Hammock with Space-Saving Steel Stand for $94.49 (BEST price!)

    Double Hammock with Space-Saving Steel Stand for $94.49 (BEST price!)

    Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day is the Vivere Double Hammock with Space-Saving Steel Stand for $94.49 right now. This is Amazon’s lowest ever price, and is regularly priced around $160. This might make a fun Mother’s Day gift! Double hammoc…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:30pm -
  • New!FREE Disney Side Stick Figure Decal (limited time)

    FREE Disney Side Stick Figure Decal (limited time)

    Bust over to Disney Side to create your own Disney Side stick figure family decal for FREE! Just click the “Build Now” graphic above to get started! This offer is only available for a short time and will definitely run out quickly, so jump on it…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:11pm -
  • New!Dollar Tree Deals for April 22 – 29

    Dollar Tree Deals for April 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. Roman Meal Bread…
    - 10 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • New!Curious George Around Town 6-Volume Book Set for $6.77 (BEST price!)

    Curious George Around Town 6-Volume Book Set for $6.77 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Curious George Around Town 6-Volume Book Set for $6.77 right now. This would be just the ticket for you kiddo who loves Curious George. Great way to encourage a love for books and reading! Grab it while it’s at Amazon’s best eve…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:30pm -
  • New!WinCo Deals as of April 24th

    WinCo Deals as of April 24th

    Here’s are the best WinCo deals available now. WinCo prices and product availability vary by store, so you may or may not find these exact deals or prices in your store. REFRIGERATED/FROZEN Morningstar Farms on sale $2.97 Use $.75/1 coupon - direct…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 5:00pm -
  • New!New $.40/1 Dole Canned Fruit coupon

    New $.40/1 Dole Canned Fruit coupon

    Here is a new $.40/1 Dole Canned Fruit coupon. I bet we will be able to get pineapple or mixed fruit for close to free with a double at Safeway sometime soon with this coupon! There is also a $1/2 Dole Jarred Fruit coupon available. Remember, you can…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • New!Kung Fu Panda (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) for $7.99 (BEST price!)

    Kung Fu Panda (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) for $7.99 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Kung Fu Panda (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) for $7.99 right now. This is the lowest we’ve ever seen the Blu-ray/DVD combo go for on Amazon. Great time to add it to your collection (or the gift closet!). Enthusiastic, big and a littl…
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • New!One-year subscription to Boys’ Life magazine for $4.99 today only (4/24)

    One-year subscription to Boys’ Life magazine for $4.99 today only (4/24)

    Get a one-year subscription to Boys’ Life magazine for just $4.99 today only (4/24). Use the code FRUGALNW at checkout and your total will drop from $36.00 to $4.99. The magazine for boys ages 9 to 17, Boys’ Life Magazine is an entertaining purch…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 3:30pm -
  • New!Coupons coming in this Sunday’s newspaper (4/26/15)

    Coupons coming in this Sunday’s newspaper (4/26/15)

    It looks like we are getting up to 2 coupon inserts in this Sunday’s newspaper: 1 Red Plum 1 SmartSource Looking for a sweet deal on your local paper? I have exclusive offers for the following Northwest newspapers: The Oregonian — absolutely fan…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 3:30pm -
  • New!Safeway: $5 Friday deals for 4/24/15 (Watermelon, Quilted Northern, Tree Top)

    Safeway: $5 Friday deals for 4/24/15 (Watermelon, Quilted Northern, Tree Top)

    Here are this week’s best $5 Friday deals at Safeway: Seedless Watermelon on sale $5 Quilted Northern (12 double roll) on sale $5 Use $1/1 coupon - direct link Use Safeway double (-$.50) if your store doubles IPs $3.50 each after coupon & Catalina…
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • New!Delta Children Multi Bin Toy Organizer, Frozen Multi, Bin for $29.98 (BEST price!)

    Delta Children Multi Bin Toy Organizer, Frozen Multi, Bin for $29.98 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the Delta Children Multi Bin Toy Organizer, Frozen Multi, Bin for $29.98 right now. Recommended for ages 3-6 Made of engineered wood, solid wood and fabric Assembled dimensions: 30.5″ H x 25″ W x 16.5″ D Easy assembly Meets or excee…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • Basic homemade pizza dough (recipe)

    Basic homemade pizza dough (recipe)

    Basic Homemade Pizza Dough I spent my college years in Chicago. I loved it, exploring the city and eating my body weight in pizza. And that was just freshman year. I have such good memories of my time in that city. It’s a little ridiculous how much…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 7:00pm -
  • LEGO Creator Cargo Heliplane for $8.59 (BEST price!)

    LEGO Creator Cargo Heliplane for $8.59 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the LEGO Creator Cargo Heliplane for $8.59 right now. This is Amazon’s best ever price. I absolutely love how you can make three different structures with one set. Would make a great addition to the gift closet. Features a turning mai…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 6:30pm -
  • Safeway: Diet Dr. Pepper 12 packs just $1.99

    Safeway: Diet Dr. Pepper 12 packs just $1.99

    Print this $.50/1 Diet Dr. Pepper coupon and get a great deal at Safeway this week! Diet Dr Pepper (12 pack) on sale $2.99 - limit 4 Use $.50/1 coupon - direct link Use Safeway double (-$.50) – if your store doubles IPs $1.99 after coupon & double…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 5:00pm -
  • New Mission Soft Taco Tortilla coupon!

    New Mission Soft Taco Tortilla coupon!

    Go to zip 68111 to find this awesome $.55/1 Mission Soft Taco Tortilla coupon! 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!T…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:20pm -
  • PLAYMOBIL Cargo and Passenger Aircraft for $74.99 (BEST price!)

    PLAYMOBIL Cargo and Passenger Aircraft for $74.99 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the PLAYMOBIL Cargo and Passenger Aircraft for $74.99 right now. This is the lowest it’s ever been priced on Amazon. This would be great if your kiddo is into planes, or if you need a nice gift. Take to the skies with the Cargo and Pas…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • One-year subscription to Discovery Girls Magazine for $14.99 today only (4/23)

    One-year subscription to Discovery Girls Magazine for $14.99 today only (4/23)

    Get a one-year subscription to Discovery Girls Magazine for just $14.99 today only (4/23). Use the code FRUGALNW at checkout and your total will drop from $27 to $14.99. A magazine created for and by girls ages 7-12! Discovery Girls is a forum for gi…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:40pm -
  • Target: Tom’s of Maine Children’s Toothpaste just $.89 + other Tom’s of Maine deals

    Target: Tom’s of Maine Children’s Toothpaste just $.89 + other Tom’s of Maine deals

    Tom’s of Maine Children’s Toothpaste on sale $2.89 Use $1/1 coupon – direct link Use $1/1 coupon from 4/19 SS insert $.89 each after coupons Here are a few other great Tom’s of Maine deals at Target! Sale price good through 4/25. Tom’s o…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:20pm -
  • Top 10 Grocery Store Deals for 4/23

    Top 10 Grocery Store Deals for 4/23

    Here are this week’s top 10 deals at Safeway, Albertsons, and Fred Meyer. SAFEWAY Chobani Yogurt on sale $1 Buy 3 Use $1/3 coupon – direct link Use Safeway double (-$.50) $.50 each after coupon & double Irish Spring Body Wash on sale $3.49 Use…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Straightening Conditioner for $.86 shipped (BEST price!)

    Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Straightening Conditioner for $.86 shipped (BEST price!)

    Amazon has a great Subscribe & Save deal on Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Straightening Conditioner right now. Here’s how to do the deal: Clip the $1 off coupon on the Herbal Essences Touchably Smooth Straightening Conditioner page, found unde…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 2:40pm -
  • NUK Smoothie and Baby Food Maker for $37.00 (Lowest price!)

    NUK Smoothie and Baby Food Maker for $37.00 (Lowest price!)

    Amazon has the NUK Smoothie and Baby Food Maker for $37.00 right now. This 20 piece set includes everything you need to get started making healthy fresh food – 1 blender and blender bowl, 1 smoothie sippy cup, 6 stackable cups for storing fresh fo…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • How to help alleviate pain with essential oils

    How to help alleviate pain with essential oils

    I’m excited to have Cate Sonnenburg from TheLovelyAbode.com share with us about essential oils over the next few weeks. Please read the first posts in this series: An introduction to essential oils How to treat your seasonal allergies with esse…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 7:30pm -
  • PLAYMOBIL Carrying Case Band Playset for $7.49 (BEST price!)

    PLAYMOBIL Carrying Case Band Playset for $7.49 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the PLAYMOBIL Carrying Case Band Playset for $7.49 right now. This is Amazon’s best ever price. Fun gift for a kid into music. Plus, the carrying case is great to store other toys in for car travel. Rock out even when you’re on the…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 6:30pm -
  • Albertsons Deals for April 22 – 28

    Albertsons Deals for April 22 – 28

    Here are the best deals at Albertsons this week. The Albertsons ad runs Wednesday-Tuesday in the Pacific Northwest. Find the full list of this week’s Albertsons deals, including a printable list feature, here. Super Sale promotion: Buy 5 participa…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • LEGO Minecraft The Farm for $23.99 (BEST price!)

    LEGO Minecraft The Farm for $23.99 (BEST price!)

    Amazon has the LEGO Minecraft The Farm for $23.99 right now. This is the lowest price it’s ever gone for on Amazon. Would make a great gift for the LEGO or Minecraft fan in your life! Includes a Steve mini figure with an accessory, plus a skele…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 5:40pm -
  • One-year subscription to EatingWell Magazine for $4.99 today only (4/22)

    One-year subscription to EatingWell Magazine for $4.99 today only (4/22)

    Get a one-year subscription to EatingWell Magazine for just $4.99 today only (4/22). Use the code FRUGALNW at checkout and your total will drop from $14.97 to $4.99. A delicious balance of cooking and must-have nutrition features, EatingWell is the a…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 5:20pm -
  • Rite Aid: Palmolive dish soap just $.06 per ounce

    Rite Aid: Palmolive dish soap just $.06 per ounce

    Coupons.com just released a new high value coupon good for $.50/1 Palmolive dish soap that pairs perfectly with a sale coming up at Rite Aid, starting April 26th. Palmolive Dishwashing Liquid (25 oz) on sale 2/$5 Buy 2 Use (2) $.50/1 coupons Use $1/2…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 5:00pm -
  • Fred Meyer: Nuk binkies/pacifiers just $.99 with new coupon

    Fred Meyer: Nuk binkies/pacifiers just $.99 with new coupon

    Here is a great price on Nuk pacifiers at Fred Meyer using this new $2/1 Nuk coupon. Time to stock up for baby showers! Nuk Pacifier (2 pack) on sale $2.99 Use $2/1 coupon $.99 after coupon There is also a $2/1 Nuk bottle coupon you might want to pri…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 4:30pm -

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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 -

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  • Did World Law Debt and Orion Processing Really File Bankruptcy?

    Did World Law Debt and Orion Processing Really File Bankruptcy?

    Under the heading of ironic debt relief outcomes, one of the major debt settlement players, World Law Debt and Orion Processing, recently filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding. I guess their debt issues were beyond settling. This matter came to li…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 7:32pm -
  • 7 Things You Need to Know About the Statutes of Limitation for Debt

    7 Things You Need to Know About the Statutes of Limitation for Debt

    If you have old unpaid debts, it can be helpful to know the statute of limitation that applies to those debts. If the statute of limitation (SOL) has expired, a debt is said to be “time-barred,” and a creditor or debt collector is not supposed to…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 5:59pm -
  • The Downside Of Low Interest Credit Cards

    The Downside Of Low Interest Credit Cards

    New York, NY (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 National Debt Relief recently shared in an article published April 14, 2015 how consumers can better understand how low interest credit cards work. The article titled “Advice About Low Interest Credit Cards That…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:26pm -
  • United Employee Benefits Group – Consumer Complaint – April 23, 2015

    United Employee Benefits Group – Consumer Complaint – April 23, 2015

    Consumer Statement: I have been scammed by UEBG. I enrolled with this company August 2011. Checked the BBB and they had an A- rating @ that time. Thought I had covered my bases. Wrong! Rick Stone was my financial representative. I have saved every em…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:16pm -
  • Why Paying Off Your Auto Loan Early Doesn’t Always Save Money

    Why Paying Off Your Auto Loan Early Doesn’t Always Save Money

    Paying off your auto loan on time and in full is definitely not a bad financial move. With timely payments, you can keep your credit healthy, plan your budget month-to-month and prove that you can keep a deadline. And if you’re impatient, ambitio…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 3:07pm -
  • Beth’s Story: Should I Consider Bankruptcy?

    Beth’s Story: Should I Consider Bankruptcy?

    For more than a decade I have used a fairly specific approach to help people find their way when struggling to keep up with their bills. I generally focus on six mainstream options to deal with debt, including filing for bankruptcy, debt consolidatio…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 2:57pm -
  • My Islamic Faith Prevents Me From Paying Interest on My Student Loans

    My Islamic Faith Prevents Me From Paying Interest on My Student Loans

    Question: Dear Steve, I had two citi-student loans and at some point in time within the last 5 years they went to Navient (Sallie Mae) I recently called to ask if I could get a lower pay-off amount as the original loans were 32K and now they are up t…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 1:19pm -
  • National Debt Relief Shares The Good News For Consumers With Bad Credit

    National Debt Relief Shares The Good News For Consumers With Bad Credit

    Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 12, 2015 National Debt Relief recently shared in an article published April 6, 2015 how consumers who has either a very low credit score or zero credit score can finally have an easier access to credit. The article expl…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 4:24pm -
  • 4 Non-Banks Where You Can Get a Mortgage

    4 Non-Banks Where You Can Get a Mortgage

    Getting a home loan doesn’t require a trip to the bank. In fact, 37.5% of mortgages originated in 2014 came from non-bank lenders, according to Inside Mortgage Finance. That share has grown significantly in the last few years, but it’s not a new…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 3:07pm -
  • How to Go From ‘C’ Student to Self-Made Millionaire

    How to Go From ‘C’ Student to Self-Made Millionaire

    Do you have to be naturally smart in order to strike it rich? Is intelligence a prerequisite for success? In my five-year study of the daily habits of 233 self-made millionaires and 128 individuals at or near poverty (Rich Habits Study – Background…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 2:58pm -
  • Millennial Entrepreneurship: The Dream vs. The Reality

    Millennial Entrepreneurship: The Dream vs. The Reality

    I’m what you might call a wannabe serial entrepreneur. Rarely does a week go by without some version of a million dollar idea exciting me with possibilities of solving the world’s problems while simultaneously becoming rich myself. Clearly dreami…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 1:01pm -
  • National Debt Relief Shares An Easy Budgeting Technique

    National Debt Relief Shares An Easy Budgeting Technique


    - 4 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 4:26pm -
  • Is It Cheaper to Build or Buy a House?

    Is It Cheaper to Build or Buy a House?

    The home-buying process can be an exciting time for many people. As you start to look at homes, you might be wondering “is it cheaper to build or buy a house”? While there are pros and cons to each decision, you might be surprised when you compar…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 2:04pm -
  • Massive Auburn University Data Breach Ensnares Applicants, Students & Those Who Never Even Applied

    Massive Auburn University Data Breach Ensnares Applicants, Students & Those Who Never Even Applied

    Thousands of students who never even applied to Auburn University have had their personal information, including Social Security numbers, exposed due to a security flaw discovered March 2. Information about 364,012 current, former and prospective stu…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 1:57pm -
  • How I Became a Real Estate Investor on a $58,000 Salary

    How I Became a Real Estate Investor on a $58,000 Salary

    There is no shortage of personal finance experts touting a frugal lifestyle, but just how far can you get ahead just by skipping your daily latte and living like a college student? For one woman, cutting corners got her far enough to own four homes f…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 10:06am -
  • Court Temporarily Halts Company From Offering Mortgage Relief Services

    Court Temporarily Halts Company From Offering Mortgage Relief Services

    L.A.-based Defendants Deceptively Pitched Their ‘Services’ Online and Over the Phone Continuing to crack down on phony mortgage relief programs, a federal court has temporarily halted Los Angeles-based Wealth Educators, Inc. and its president fro…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 15, 2:04pm -
  • 3 Ways to Avoid Costly Rental Car Insurance

    3 Ways to Avoid Costly Rental Car Insurance

    I’ve been rear-ended in a rental car by a hit-and-run driver. And on my last business trip, the rental agent almost foisted a car with a scratched-up bumper on me. (Thankfully, I remembered to inspect the vehicle before I left the lot and asked for…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 5:56pm -
  • Cockburn & Associates – Consumer Complaint – April 17, 2015

    Cockburn & Associates – Consumer Complaint – April 17, 2015

    Consumer Statement: We went to Cockburn & Associate, in April of 2012, because they honestly look legit in helping us to get our debts resolved. They told us to pay them $300.00 per month and that as they negotiated with our debtors they would pay th…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 5:37pm -
  • Feds: Millions Targeted by ‘Phantom’ Debt Collection Scheme

    Feds: Millions Targeted by ‘Phantom’ Debt Collection Scheme

    A Georgia firm called millions of consumers attempting to collect on “phantom” debts, and tricked consumers by citing personal information purchased from payday loan lead generators, federal investigators allege. A lawsuit against Universal Debt…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 5:03pm -
  • Student Processing Center – Consumer Complaint – April 17, 2015

    Student Processing Center – Consumer Complaint – April 17, 2015

    Consumer Statement: Was sent a letter in the mail that said “Federal Student Loan Consolidation Notice”. I called the number (855)296-8133 on 03/16/15. I spoke with a girl named “Kay Reang” of Student Processing Center. She mentioned that I w…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 3:38pm -
  • The Myth of the 4-Year College Degree

    The Myth of the 4-Year College Degree

    Choosing the right college involves some serious decisions. Where to attend, how much it will cost, and is it affordable, are usually the first questions that come to mind. Many people tend to base the answers to these questions on the annual tuition…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 2:57pm -
  • 7 Colleges You Can Attend for Free

    7 Colleges You Can Attend for Free

    There are several ways to avoid taking out student loans in order to get a degree. The first: save a ton of money. That’s usually best accomplished over the course of a child’s lifetime. Another tactic: scholarships. Then there’s the option of…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • How Much Can Gardening Really Help You Save on Produce?

    How Much Can Gardening Really Help You Save on Produce?

    About this time of year, a lot of us think that maybe we could grow some of the food we eat. If not to save money, then to know where our food came from and what chemicals it was exposed to. Meryl Streep was famously quoted as saying, “It’s bizar…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 4:57pm -
  • 5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud at Gas Stations

    5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud at Gas Stations

    Consumers typically worry about credit card fraud when making purchases online or conducting ATM transactions, but over the past few years, fraudulent credit card activity has taken the form of gas station scams that use technology to victimize pa…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • 10 Most Affordable Communities for Renters

    10 Most Affordable Communities for Renters

    Housing expenses often take up the largest share of people’s monthly budgets, so if you can’t find affordable housing, it can make everything more difficult. People who live in densely populated areas know this all too well and understand that h…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 2:55pm -
  • How Tax Scam Victims Can Clear Their Name With The IRS

    How Tax Scam Victims Can Clear Their Name With The IRS

    Tax season is one of the busiest seasons for fraudsters and criminals who prey on the public’s desire to remain in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Despite the efforts being made by both the IRS and savvy taxpayers, tax scams…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 6:03pm -
  • Is an SAT Prep Course Worth the Cost?

    Is an SAT Prep Course Worth the Cost?

    Only one thing was stopping Justis Slattery from playing soccer in college: his SAT scores. He found a school he wanted to attend, and soccer coach he really wanted to play for, says his mother, Stacy. He earned a coveted spot on the team, and an ad…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • 5 Things We Can Do Now to Solve the Student Loan Problem

    5 Things We Can Do Now to Solve the Student Loan Problem

    The U.S. Department of Education recently unveiled a new and improved methodology for calculating student-loan payment delinquencies. Where it once figured the late-payment rate of student loans as a whole to be 17%, the department has now determined…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 3:01pm -
  • Is Your Tax Refund Too Big?

    Is Your Tax Refund Too Big?

    Taxpayers getting back money from the government this year have received an average refund of $ 2,893 so far, according to March 26 data from the Internal Revenue Service. That’s a nice bump up in cash flow, and a lot of people look forward to it…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 1:02pm -
  • How Long Will $1 Million Last You?

    How Long Will $1 Million Last You?

    Can money buy happiness? Last year, both Forbes magazine The Wall Street Journal researched this question. Their conclusions were, well, inconclusive. “Well, maybe,” Forbes said. “It’s true to some extent,” the Journal said. Here’s the pr…
    - 10 days ago, 14 Apr 15, 8:00pm -

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!It’s the 3 Little Things (With Amanda): Great Books, Protein Boosts, & Swimwear on a Budget

    It’s the 3 Little Things (With Amanda): Great Books, Protein Boosts, & Swimwear on a Budget

    Happy Friday, friends! I hope you all had a great week! I had the best little weekend away last week with my two besties from my church camp days and I may or may not have sipped my fair share of these.  This week I am frantically trying to meet al…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 12:50pm -
  • New!Freebie Friday April 24, 2015

    Freebie Friday April 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 I am sharing a yummy roasted garlic hummus, as well as g…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • How To Use A Home Management Binder

    How To Use A Home Management Binder

    Have you been using our free home management binder printables yet? I thought it would be good during this m challenge month of Loving Your Home to revisit the home binder that I lovingly call our family “Bible” for the way that it has become ind…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Amy’s Notebook 04.22.15

    Amy’s Notebook 04.22.15

    Source: Camille Styles   What a fun party idea! I need to add a few of these apps to my life. Wow, it’s easy to see the differences in this picture review of 100 mascaras. 33 writers share the books that inspired them to write. The first yes is th…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Apron Full of Giveaways 04.21.15

    Apron Full of Giveaways 04.21.15

    Source: Mao Lucky Shop,  $24.99.   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 fami…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 10:55am -
  • Roasted Garlic Hummus

    Roasted Garlic Hummus

    *This post is sponsored by Wild Oats.  Thank you for supporting the companies that support this site! I am so excited to be joining in as a contributor with Wild Oats this year and to get the opportunity to share with you about this company as an a…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • It’s The 3 Little Things (With Ashley): Mad Money Skills, Pearly Whites, & Gluten-Free Pancakes

    It’s The 3 Little Things (With Ashley): Mad Money Skills, Pearly Whites, & Gluten-Free Pancakes

    Happy Friday, friends! It’s a happy Friday, indeed, for this girl as I am preparing for an overnight with my two best friends from my church camp days in Chicago. I get to travel a lot for work, but a trip just for me is a rarity and I’m so excit…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 1:42pm -
  • Freebie Friday April 17, 2015

    Freebie Friday April 17, 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 I am sharing a delicious recipe for baked pecan chicken…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • The DIY Laundry: Detergent & Fabric Softener Sheets

    The DIY Laundry: Detergent & Fabric Softener Sheets

    Have you ever thought about making your own laundry detergent and dryer sheets? While it’s not specifically around our M Challenge of Loving Your Home, thinking about our home made me think about the DIY projects that have helped to create a better…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Amy’s Notebook 04.15.15

    Amy’s Notebook 04.15.15

    Source: The Morning News   Fabulous advice on giving thanks. Love these dresser details. How to start running. 50 great genre-bending books everyone should read. Could you do a work uniform? My husband said this museum would be perfect for me. 8 sec…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 11:00am -

Bargain Briana

  • Marsh Weekly Deals 4/23 – 4/29/2015

    Marsh Weekly Deals 4/23 – 4/29/2015

    Marsh Weekly Deals 4/23 – 4/29/2015 **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…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 15, 2:01am -
  • Meijer Two Day Sale 4/24 – 4/25/2015

    Meijer Two Day Sale 4/24 – 4/25/2015

    Meijer Two Day Sale 4/24 – 4/25/2015 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 Shopping List & Coupon…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 15, 2:00am -
  • How To Make Mother’s Day Special On A Budget

    How To Make Mother’s Day Special On A Budget

    Mother’s Day is a special time of the year when you want to provide your mom with a one of kind experience. You absolutely want to spoil them but you might not have the budget to do all that you [...] How To Make Mother’s Day Special On A Budget…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 8:30pm -
  • $1.50/1 Digiorno Pizzeria! Pizza coupon = $3.99 at Target

    $1.50/1 Digiorno Pizzeria! Pizza coupon = $3.99 at Target

      There is a new $1.50/1 Digiorno Pizzeria! Pizza (17.2-21.3 oz) coupon! If needed enter the zip code 77477. Plus, check out the deal we have for you at Target! Here’s a great Target deal: Buy 2 DiGiorno Pizzeria Pizzas $5.99 each [...] $1.50/1…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • Dollar Tree Weekly Deals & Freebies 4/22 – 4/29/2015

    Dollar Tree Weekly Deals & Freebies 4/22 – 4/29/2015

    Dollar Tree Weekly Deals Dollar Tree Coupon Policy Dollar Tree Ad Check your ad for sale dates.  I’ve included the highlights, see the Dollar Tree Weekly Ad page for the complete list of weekly deals! Click here to see the [...] Dollar Tree Weekl…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • $1.00 off any one Boogie Wipes Product = FREE at Dollar Tree and Kroger

    $1.00 off any one Boogie Wipes Product = FREE at Dollar Tree and Kroger

      There is a new coupon available to print to save $1.00 off any one Boogie Wipes Product excluding 10 count pack. Print this coupon and you can score these 12 packs for FREE at Dollar Tree and Kroger! Here’s a [...] $1.00 off any one Boogie Wip…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • Kroger Weekly Ad {Central} 4/23 – 4/29/2015

    Kroger Weekly Ad {Central} 4/23 – 4/29/2015

    Kroger Weekly Ad {Central} 4/23 – 4/29/2015 Check your ad for sale dates. This is the Kroger Central Matchup! I’ve included the highlights, see the Kroger Central page for the complete list of weekly deals! Click here to see the complete list…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 2:19pm -
  • Amazon: “I’m A Mom, What’s Your SuperPower?” 12oz Coffee Mug just $10.63 shipped! (Reg. $18.99)

    Amazon: “I’m A Mom, What’s Your SuperPower?” 12oz Coffee Mug just $10.63 shipped! (Reg. $18.99)

      Right now over on Amazon you can score a great deal on thus awesome coffee mug! If your mom is a coffee or tea drinker, this would be an awesome gift! “I’m A Mom, What’s Your SuperPower?” 12oz Coffee [...] Amazon: “I’m A Mom, What’s…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • Aldi Weekly Deals 4/22 – 4/28/2015

    Aldi Weekly Deals 4/22 – 4/28/2015

    Aldi Weekly Deals 4/22 – 4/28/2015 New to Aldi? Check out 10 Reasons I Love to Shop at ALDI post. Remember to take your quarter for your cart “rental”, your own reusable bags, and cash or debit card. Your sales/price [...] Aldi Weekly Deals 4/…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • HP Sprout ($1900 value) or a $250 HP Gift Card (4 Gift Card Winners) Giveaway + Exclusive Coupon Code #TwistandSprout

    HP Sprout ($1900 value) or a $250 HP Gift Card (4 Gift Card Winners) Giveaway + Exclusive Coupon Code #TwistandSprout

      Savings.com has an awesome giveaway going on right now! 1 grand prize winner a HP Sprout, the world’s first immersive computer! Additionally, 4 winners will receive a $250 gift card to HP! I could handle a new computer, how about you? [...] H…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 10:00am -
  • Giant Eagle Deals 4/23 – 4/29/2015

    Giant Eagle Deals 4/23 – 4/29/2015

    Giant Eagle Deals 4/23 – 4/29/2015 Here are the highlights from the Giant Eagle weekly ad. You can see a complete Giant Eagle Weekly Ad & Matchup here. Click here to see the complete list All coupons valued at up to $0.99 will [...] Giant Eagle…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 9:40am -
  • Meijer Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 4/23 – 4/29/2015

    Meijer Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 4/23 – 4/29/2015

    Meijer Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 4/23 – 4/29/2015 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…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 3:00am -
  • Target Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 4/26 – 5/2/2015

    Target Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 4/26 – 5/2/2015

    Target Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 4/26 – 5/2/2015 **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 w…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 9:26pm -
  • Stress Busting Essential Oils

    Stress Busting Essential Oils

    Stress likes to creep in and take hold of people. Stress makes people irrational, irritable, and not the best decision makers. Our body and our mind are affected by stress in many different ways. Essential Oils are derived from plants [...] Stress B…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 8:30pm -
  • 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. – by Paula Kay – by Zoe Dawson – by Don Orwell – [...] Today’s FREE Kindle Boo…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 8:00pm -
  • $0.55/1 Mission Soft Taco Tortillas = $1.82 at Target

    $0.55/1 Mission Soft Taco Tortillas  = $1.82 at Target

      There is a new $0.55/1 Mission Soft Taco Tortillas coupon under zip code 68130 available to print. Then check out the deal you can score at Target thru 5/9! Here’s a great Target deal: Mission Tortillas Super Soft Taco Tortillas $2.37  $0.55…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • Perfect Father’s Day Gift for Dad: DROID Turbo Sapphire Blue by Motorola

    Perfect Father’s Day Gift for Dad: DROID Turbo Sapphire Blue by Motorola

    Men in my family seem to be the hardest people to buy gifts for. Father’s Day will be upon us in no time at all and I will be left scrambling on trying to find a meaningful and useful gift [...] Perfect Father’s Day Gift for Dad: DROID Turbo Sap…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 4:00pm -
  • $2/1 Colgate Optic White Platinum Express White Toothpaste = FREE at Walgreens (Starts 4/26)

    $2/1 Colgate Optic White Platinum Express White Toothpaste = FREE at Walgreens (Starts 4/26)

      There is a nice high value coupon to save $2/1 Colgate Optic White Platinum Express White Toothpaste (3-oz or larger) available to print. Score these for FREE at Walgreens starting 4/26! Here’s a great Walgreens deal: Buy 2 Colgate Optic White…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • Safeway Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 4/22 – 4/28/2015

    Safeway Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 4/22 – 4/28/2015

    Safeway Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups 4/22 – 4/28/2015 I’ve listed the best deals of this week’s Safeway deals! Find a complete Safeway Coupon Matchup and ad list here. Multi-Item Deals Friday Only . Brawny Paper Towels, 6 Rolls – [...] Safewa…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 2:04pm -
  • Amazon Deal of the Day: Save Up to 50% off Remington Hair Tools and Shaving Products for Men & Women

    Amazon Deal of the Day: Save Up to 50% off Remington Hair Tools and Shaving Products for Men & Women

    Today only, April 22nd, 2015, save up to 50% on Remington hair tools and shaving products for men and women. Save on best-selling Remington laser hair removal devices, straighteners, hair dryers, and curling irons as well as electric razors and [...]…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 12:00pm -
  • Publix Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 4/22 – 4/28/2015

    Publix Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 4/22 – 4/28/2015

    Publix Weekly Ad & Coupon Match-ups 4/22 – 4/28/2015 I’ve listed the highlights of the Publix Weekly Ad, view the entire Publix Coupon Matchup and Ad here. Click here to see the complete list B1G1 Sale Priced Based On Purchasing [...] Publix Wee…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 15, 10:00am -
  • Organizing Your Kids Bathrooms {52 Weeks to a More Organized Home/Life}

    Organizing Your Kids Bathrooms {52 Weeks to a More Organized Home/Life}

    We have tackled the task of your kids bedrooms, so now we move on this week to Organizing Your Kids Bathrooms. Not everyone has a separate bathroom from their children, but these tips can help with shared bathrooms too. A [...] Organizing Your Kids…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 8:30pm -
  • 5 Ways to Go Green for Earth Day

    5 Ways to Go Green for Earth Day

    Earth Day will be celebrated on April 22, 2015. It is a day that we reflect on our planet, our environment, and how we can help keep both healthy. While it is a one day event, there are many things [...] 5 Ways to Go Green for Earth Day first appear…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 7:06pm -
  • $5.00/1 Persil ProClean Laundry Detergent = $0.07 per Ounce at Walmart

    $5.00/1  Persil ProClean Laundry Detergent = $0.07 per Ounce at Walmart

      If you didn’t get a chance to print this high value $5.00/1  Persil ProClean Laundry Detergent 100oz coupon here is your chance! This coupon has reset and we have a great deal for you to grab at Walmart! Here’s a great [...] $5.00/1 Persi…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • $1/1 Softsoap brand Body Wash = $1.54 at Target

    $1/1 Softsoap brand Body Wash = $1.54 at Target

      There is a new $1/1 Softsoap brand Body Wash (12 oz or larger) coupon available to print. We have a coupon stack deal for you to score at Target right now! Here’s a great Target deal: Softsoap Fresh & Glow Body [...] $1/1 Softsoap brand Body…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 15, 4:00pm -

Wealth Pilgrim

  • New!Five Ways To Stretch Your Nest Egg

    Five Ways To Stretch Your Nest Egg

    If you are thinking about retirement, one of your biggest concerns is how to make sure you don’t run out of money.  In other words, you want your nest egg to last as long as you do. Even if you aren’t going to retire for another 10 or 20 years,…
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Apr 15, 8:25am -
  • Should You Buy A Franchise?

    Should You Buy A Franchise?

    Have you ever dreamed of owning a Mc Donalds, IHOP, UPS Store, Domino’s Pizza or Jiffy Lube? If so, franchising might be for you. There are some distinct advantages to starting your business by franchising but there are also some pretty significant…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 15, 8:01am -
  • What Does Joint Tenancy Mean?

    What Does Joint Tenancy Mean?

    Joint tenancy describes a way that two or more people can own any asset (real estate, financial investment, a car, artwork, etc.). Many people take title to property as joint tenants because it’s fast and easy and doesn’t require the services of…
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  • The Easy Way to Get a Mortgage for a Condo As A Second Home

    The Easy Way to Get a Mortgage for a Condo As A Second Home

    If you’re looking to jump into a condo as a second home because interest rates are so low you might be on to something. I have to admit that I would only buy a second home if I was going to use it a rental rather than a vacation home but that’s j…
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  • Marriage and Credit – How to Protect Yourself When Your Spouse Has Bad Credit

    Marriage and Credit – How to Protect Yourself When Your Spouse Has Bad Credit

    I recently received an e-mail from a loyal Pilgrim, “K” .  She wanted to know how her credit would be impacted if she married a guy with some serious credit baggage.  The short answer is, it depends. Everyone has their own separate credit score…
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  • Living Large By Thinking Small

    Living Large By Thinking Small

    I was recently in New York City – my favorite place in the world – and the capital of the “living large” mentality. When I was walking through the airport I saw a book in the bookstore titled “Think Big”. Apparently it is a bestseller. Al…
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  • A Lesson In Financial Balance By Elmer J Fudd

    A Lesson In Financial Balance By Elmer J Fudd

    Have you ever felt like you were a little lopsided when it comes to finance?  Do you spend way too much time and energy focused or worried about money or your job? I’ve struggled with this myself and at times I still do – no balance.  One great…
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  • Are Your Retirement Accounts Creditor Proof?

    Are Your Retirement Accounts Creditor Proof?

    Even if you aren’t worried about getting sued right now, it’s nice to know what is within the reach of creditors and what is out of bounds. If you have money in a 401k you can relax – your assets are safe from nasty creditor law suits. The same…
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  • Investment Strategies that Work – Day 3 – Is Buy and Hold Dead or Alive?

    Investment Strategies that Work – Day 3 – Is Buy and Hold Dead or Alive?

    The following post was first published April 22, 2009 – almost exactly the day when the market hit a bottom after the 2008 crash and started a long and profitable recovery.  This article is part of a series that discussed a variety of investment s…
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  • Is An Income For Life Annuity Too Good To Be True?

    Is An Income For Life Annuity Too Good To Be True?

    When someone offers to send you an income check for as long as you live, it sounds like a pretty good deal – right? Who wouldn’t want perpetual income? Well…as you’ll see, an income annuity might be good for some people but not everyone. What…
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Good Financial Cents

  • GF¢ 049: From Broke at 37 to Self-Made Millionaire

    GF¢ 049: From Broke at 37 to Self-Made Millionaire

    Broke at 37. Self-made millionaire. Frugal, Author of Filling the Glass: The Skeptic’s Guide to Positive Thinking in Business. Semi-retiree by choice (“it’s incredibly difficult to turn off the moneymaking machine” ). Barry Maher is living li…
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  • What Happens If You Don’t File Your Tax Return?

    What Happens If You Don’t File Your Tax Return?


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  • Are Annuities a Good Investment? The Good, Bad, and Real Ugly

    Are Annuities a Good Investment? The Good, Bad, and Real Ugly

    Annuities. You may have heard investment advisors – or insurance advisors – talk about them in the past. In fact, earlier I described several reasons you should and shouldn’t buy annuities. If you catch me on the street and ask if annuities…
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  • 15 Ways to Invest $10,000

    15 Ways to Invest $10,000

    Do you remember the first time you wrote a check for $100? The first $100 check I wrote was for my cell phone waaayyy back in 1997.  Whoa….that brings back memories. What about your first, $1,000 check? Even better, your first $10,000 check? The…
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  • 5 Ways You’re Networking Terribly Wrong

    5 Ways You’re Networking Terribly Wrong

    We’ve all been there. You’re at an event and get cornered by a narcissist. You try to escape, but it’s no use. You’re stuck in networking hell. In life — and especially in business — your network is everything. Author and former Yahoo di…
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  • 16 Hobbies That Can Actually Make You Money

    16 Hobbies That Can Actually Make You Money

    It all started with the 1986 Donruss Jose Canseco Rated Rookie Card. At the time, it was the holy grail of any kid that loved sports. And it was also my introduction of my favorite hobby as a kid: collecting baseball cards. My dad loved taking me to…
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  • 8 Secrets Your Life Insurance Agent Might be Keeping From You

    8 Secrets Your Life Insurance Agent Might be Keeping From You

    We would like to think of life insurance agents as trusted advisers whose only aim is to get us the right coverage. But the nature of life insurance -– and the job of life insurance agents -– makes them something close to our natural enemy. One e…
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  • GF¢ 048: 8 Warning Signs You Need to Fire Your Financial Advisor

    GF¢ 048: 8 Warning Signs You Need to Fire Your Financial Advisor

    You’ve been working with a financial advisor for some time now, but now you’re starting to have doubts that you hired the right person for the job. Hopefully, you did a background check on them first, right? Is that financial planner more interes…
    - 52 days ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:25am -
  • How to Maximize Your Social Security Income (and avoid these 6 costly mistakes)

    How to Maximize Your Social Security Income (and avoid these 6 costly mistakes)

    We’re all about retirement planning, and we often talk about Roth IRAs and other retirement accounts and strategies. But what about Social Security? It’s an often overlooked, though highly critical, component of your retirement plan. There are w…
    - 53 days ago, 2 Mar 15, 8:36pm -
  • GF¢ 047: Crushing Goals for 2015

    GF¢ 047:  Crushing Goals for 2015

    “Dream small dreams. If you make them too big, you get overwhelmed and you don’t do anything. If you make small goals and accomplish them, it gives you the confidence to go on to higher goals.” John H. Johnson By now, if you’ve been a reader…
    - 56 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 5:09pm -

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