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Holiday Cookies Team Challenge

Holiday Cookies Team Challenge

Earning Money
72/365 Have you seen the new Team Challenge on Swagbucks? You can join now, it starts on Monday, and then runs through Friday, December 14, 2018, at midnight. The sooner you join, the sooner you can start earning the minimum of 600 points for your team. The point values for different activities are shown on the Team page so you…
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Harkins Gift Card Sale

Harkins Gift Card Sale

Saving Money
70/365 I've been putting off writing about Harkins, because it's a movie chain that's limited to the Southwest, being based in Arizona. I can't help myself because I am fiercely loyal to Harkins. I won't even consider seeing a movie at another brand of theater. Cultivating Loyalty They have worked very hard to gain that loyalty. As long as I…
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December Shopping Swago

December Shopping Swago

Earning Money
68/365 A new Swago started yesterday at Swagbucks. It's a shopping one, so it is full of easy, click-throughs to stores. It does have a couple of more complicated squares that may require more work and time. SwagIQ Download this fun trivia game to your smartphone and play each weeknight Monday through Thursday, plus Friday midday. Some question have bonus…
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#HomeWithIHG

#HomeWithIHG

Travel
65/365 IHG is International Hotels Group. You may have heard of some of their more popular properties, like Holiday Inn, StayBridge Suites, and Crowne Plaza. We've stayed at a few Holiday Inns, especially the Express version since they offer free breakfast, and had an unfortunate stay at the Candlewood Suites near Disneyland. (Hopefully they've improved since then!) IHG LOVES to…
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Amex Offers

Amex Offers

Saving Money
64/365 Today I need to head out to Lowe's to top up an Amex Offer for 10% off there. Most Amex Offers are completely useless, but every once in awhile an extremely lucrative one comes along.   Checking Your Offers Every week when I do my budget, I have American Express open in one of my Budget browser tabs. (Why…
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