Chase Ultimate Rewards

Chase Ultimate Rewards

Feature Articles, Saving Money, Travel
Day 33/365 2018-2019 Chase Ultimate Rewards are the gold standard in any travel hacker's arsenal. Some might say it's American Express Membership Rewards, but I haven't dabbled in those yet, and I think Ultimate Rewards is the best program to get your feet wet. Chase's 5/24 Rule Chase has made it a bit harder to do what's called "churning" of…
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Trip Report: 2018 Staycation

Trip Report: 2018 Staycation

Feature Articles, Saving Money, Travel
Day 31/365 2018-2019 Since Phoenix is a resort town, we have lots of choices when we want a "staycation," especially in the summer when their occupancies drop and they lower their rates. A friend had recommended the Hyatt Regency at Gainey Ranch because she knew we could book on points and get a Club Lounge upgrade with our Hyatt Explorist…
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Shopkick

Shopkick

Earning Money, Saving Money
Day 30/365 2018-2019 One way to maximize your spending is to stack offers from stores and use cashback apps that pay you when you make a purchase. Shopkick takes that concept one step further and rewards you for just going to stores and looking at offer ads besides giving you cashback on your purchases. Say Hello To Shopkick With the…
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[Expired] Halloween Swago

[Expired] Halloween Swago

Earning Money
Day 26/365 2018-2019 This Swago is over! It's time for another round of Swago, and this one comes with a Spin & Win! I love the Spin & Wins because 1) It's fun to see the wheel spin around and 2) It includes some valuable bonuses in the SB world, like SwagIQ free rejoins, bonus SB SwagUps, and just extra…
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[Expired] DOSH at Walmart

[Expired] DOSH at Walmart

Saving Money
Day 25/365 2018-2019 This deal has ended. There's an in-store cash back deal with DOSH and Walmart that is ending today. You can get 10% back through DOSH on purchases at Walmart, up to $20 per day, which translates to a $200 purchase today only. The terms state that gift cards are excluded, but you could try to buy a…
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[Expired] shopDisney Sale

[Expired] shopDisney Sale

Disney, Saving Money
Day 24/365 2018-2019 This sale has ended. One of the ways we save at Disney is by buying our Disney "things" ahead of time when they go on sale. I had scrolled past an email in my Promotions inbox from the Disney Store several times before I opened it and realized it's a better deal than I originally thought. Everything…
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Money In, Money Out

Money In, Money Out

Budgeting
Day 23/365 2018-2019 So now that you've begun to look at your finances, we're going to look at something very basic to any budget plan: Money In, Money Out. And we're going to go old school on this one. So get out a notebook or pad of paper and settle in with a cup of your favorite drink, this might…
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