Disneyland Raises Ticket Prices

Disneyland Raises Ticket Prices

Disney, Saving Money
101/365 Ironically, I just posted my goal update for our Premier Passports yesterday, and this morning, Disneyland raised their prices on every. single. ticket. Yep. Even on the Premier Passports, which jumped $382 each overnight. That's $1146.06 more for the three of us to get Premier Passports next year. (Fingers crossed they don't raise the price again before September!) I…
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Groupon to the Rescue!

Groupon to the Rescue!

Saving Money
99/365 Now that the holidays are over, the length of Winter Break seems to have doubled. Well, not really, but there is the problem of how to keep everyone busy and happy in the remaining days. Luckily we live in a mild climate, so the day after New Year's, we went to the park all afternoon with the cousins. "We're…
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Free Gift with Purchase

Free Gift with Purchase

Saving Money
98/365 I love me a free gift with purchase. This is when shopping centers offer you a free ticket to an event or show when you spend at their stores. Most people probably don't give much thought to these offers because sometimes the spending limit is high, like $200 or $300. However, since I buy gift cards frequently, my spending…
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Increase Your Giving, Lower Your Tax

Increase Your Giving, Lower Your Tax

Budgeting, Saving Money
93/365 It's that time of year to evaluate your charitable giving for 2018 in order to reap the benefits on your taxes come April (or February if you're not a procrastinator). It seems counterintuitive, but you can actually save money in the long run by increasing your giving now. Standard Deduction Let me explain. The IRS has an allowance for…
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30% Back at Staples with Chase Offers

30% Back at Staples with Chase Offers

Disney, Saving Money
90/365 If you download the Chase app (or the Chase Pay app), you can browse offers that you can load to your card just like Amex Offers. Right now, there are several good ones available for 5, 10, 15, and even 30% back! Unfortunately, they are highly targeted, so you have to check your accounts to see which offers you…
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Southwest On Sale

Southwest On Sale

Saving Money, Travel
86/365 Southwest runs sales almost all of the time, so you know you will be getting a good deal no matter when you book. This is because whenever a flight you have booked goes on sale, you can check your information and rebook if the price has dropped. Checking My Flights I have two trips coming up with flights booked…
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