When I started my first blog, Bargaineering, I never thought it would become a business. I knew I could make a little money but I famously told my wife that it’d be nice if the site could pay for a nice vacation each year. It was a hobby and anytime you can make money on […]
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.
When I first started working, I was a little jealous of my management consultant friends who traveled all the time. They would fly out on a Monday, fly back on a Thursday, rack up all those airline miles and hotel points, and sleep in their own beds on the weekend. My friends weren’t Up in […]
Fire up your smartphone and tell me what’s on your Home screen? The standard apps, maybe some games, probably a stock market app or perhaps Personal Capital to help manage your money? 🙂 How many of those apps cost you money? I bet a lot are free with some in-game sales. If the apps free, […]
Earlier this year, I discovered a special promotion in my account for an upgrade to A-List if I flew a certain amount of times within the next two months. As it happens, my flights were already booked and I actually discovered the promotion during the last few days it was active! I was a little […]
Last year, we took a vacation to Puerto Rico with two other families and had a blast. It was beginning to look like a fun annual trip and we were looking forward to it when the threat of Zika became too big to ignore. 🙁 Instead of Puerto Rico, we all thought it be fun […]
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 […]
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, […]