Fill Up Your Tank for Less at Costco

Fill Up Your Tank for Less at Costco

Saving Money
17/365 You don't need a Costco membership to fill up your tank at their gas stations. At the pump, the kiosk asks you to insert your membership card, but it turns out that Costco gift card will work just as well! So grab that friend or family member who has a Costco membership and take a trip with them to…
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Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costumes

Saving Money
16/365 With the kids demanding we go Halloween costume shopping this weekend, I had to quickly assess which stores would have the best coupons. I had two coupons (thanks, Dad!) from Spirit Halloween in my coupon case for 25% off a single item. I thought that would be good since I have two costumes to buy. Carter, however, didn't want…
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GasBuddy

GasBuddy

Saving Money, Travel
12/365 When we go on road trips, and even around town at home, we frequently use an app called GasBuddy. GasBuddy keeps track of gas stations and can help you locate one with the best price, location, and brand. We used so many of the features in GasBuddy on our recent tour of National Parks in northern California and southern…
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Autoslash

Autoslash

Saving Money
9/365 Autoslash is a website that finds a low car rental rate for you, and/or tracks the rate of a rental you have already booked. I use Autoslash every time we need a car rental. Usually I will start with Autoslash to find a good rate for our trip, and then book using the suggestions they provide in an email…
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Fly Southwest

Fly Southwest

Feature Articles, Saving Money, Travel
7/365 When we fly, it's almost always on Southwest. Sometimes I'll find a low fare on American, and we've flown Alaska as well, but Southwest is definitely our favorite. Southwest is very easy to fly using points. They are a partner on Chase Ultimate Rewards, which I consider the easiest points to accrue, and their flights are revenue-based, whereas other…
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Get Cash Back with Dosh

Get Cash Back with Dosh

Saving Money
6/365 DOSH is a new cash back app similar to RetailMeNot that I posted last week. DOSH offers cash back at some random businesses, but you might be able to find some really good deals at places you shop. Maggie and Carter need new shoes for PE and our upcoming trip, so we'll stop by Payless for 5% cash back.…
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Dead Deal: Walgreens and RetailMeNot

Dead Deal: Walgreens and RetailMeNot

Saving Money
2/365 This deal is now dead! If you act quickly, you can get 40% off a $25 purchase at Walgreens with cash back from RetailMeNot. Download the RetailMeNot app Search "Walgreens" and select the "in-store" tab Click on the $10 back deal Link a credit card. I used my Chase Freedom since Walgreens is included in their 5x category through…
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