Here’s one thing I learned about myself, when I don’t have a plan then minor setbacks can derail me emotionally. I start to get down on myself for not doing more and I feel like I might fall further behind or fail to achieve a goal. But in reality I have no idea. Minor setbacks […]
There are very few "financial" things you do each and every day - spending money is one of them.
Whether it's on gas to get to work, food to put in your body, or shampoo to wash your hair - you're spending money.
If you want instant progress with your finances, it's by learning how to save more of your cash. This archive will show you all the tricks I know to make your dollar go further.
Our most popular posts are about our store specific hacks, like Amazon, Costco, Uber, and Netflix; but we also share how to get free food at restaurants on your birthday, how to cut your cable and save $800+ and 105 easy ways to save money guide.
I love Uber. If you’ve never used Uber and you hate the whole process of using taxicabs, I’m about to blow your mind. Think about what it’s like to get a cab – you stand by the curb and look for a cab to drive by. You raise your arm each time and then see […]
Your credit score is one of the most important numbers in your financial life. If you have a good score, you can get nearly every credit card (including those that offer huge new customer bonuses) and get low rates on loans. If you have a bad score, you could run into trouble trying to get […]
If you’re like me, you watch a handful of shows on a handful of channels. Usually on DVR. Getting hundreds of channels means nothing to you. It means nothing to me. It’s like being at a buffet filled with food you wouldn’t eat. Sure, it’s all you can eat, sure, but you don’t want to […]
I recently requested a price drop refund on a product we purchased on Amazon and received the following message: Hello, We work hard to find the best prices out there and match them for all customers every day. Our prices do change over time. With the exception of TVs, Amazon.com doesn’t offer post-purchase adjustments. However, […]
I really dislike getting gift cards over the holidays… … but I love that everyone else gets them. Because then it means they try to sell them. And that means I get to buy gift cards at a huge discount on gift card marketplaces sites. I use Gift Card Granny to do my research because […]
Last year, Netflix increased prices of each of their plans by a dollar or two. This year, Netflix is doing the same. On January 15th, 2019, they announced an increase of a dollar or two on each of their plans, effective May 30th. New subscribers will pay $12.99 each month for high-definition streaming on two […]
We all know that restaurants will give us free stuff on our birthday – but who gives the BEST free stuff? We list 101+ places that will give you something good to eat on your birthday. We’ve all been there. We’re sitting at a restaurant and suddenly all the servers start clapping and singing one […]
I love Costco. I remember, as a kid, going to Price Clubs in Setauket, New York; and being marveled at how massive the store was. Price Club would merge with Costco in 1993, becoming PriceCostco, and then finally becoming Costco in 1997. Many years later, we would take our kids to marvel at these massive […]
There was a four week period where I lost my credit card twice. The first time was when I misplaced my wallet, putting it in a strange part of the car when I went to the gym, for a few days. The second time I lost just the card after paying for something in a […]