Ride Sharing: Uber

Ride Sharing: Uber

Saving Money, Travel
132/365 While we were on our trip this week, I knew we would be doing a fair amount of ride sharing. We didn't get a rental car because between figuring out how to drive around a new place, tolls, and parking fees, ride sharing is the way to go. I'm going to break down the two most popular types of…
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Use Up Those Fuel Rewards!

Use Up Those Fuel Rewards!

Saving Money
125/365 I stopped by the Safeway gas station this afternoon and pulled up to the pump to redeem my fuel rewards before two of them expire tomorrow. When the display informed me I'd be redeeming for 90¢ off per gallon, I quickly cancelled the transaction. I'm not going to lose out on that extra 10¢ (x17 gallons), right? Daddy to…
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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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Disney Premier Passports: Goal Update

Disney Premier Passports: Goal Update

Disney, Feature Articles
61/365 'tis the season for deals, and we ended up making some that affected our goal progress toward our Disney Premier Passports this past week. However, between Best Buy Rewards, Swagbucks, and shopDisney, we came out slightly ahead. Best Buy on Black Friday On Black Friday, Best Buy had a great deal on Amazon Echo Dots. The price for this…
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Maximizing Rewards at Best Buy

Maximizing Rewards at Best Buy

Saving Money
52/365 Some months ago, we decided to get the kids an iPad since they had so much fun making movies with their cousins on their iPad. Last year, we bought Maggie a Chromebook for her third grade homework, so I knew that was coming up for Carter as well. I was putting both of these purchases off until this week…
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Dead Deal: DOSH at Sam’s Club

Dead Deal: DOSH at Sam’s Club

Saving Money
44/365 This deal has ended. DOSH is offering 8% cash back on purchases up to $250 ($20 cash back per day) through tomorrow (Sunday, November 11, 2018) at Sam's Club. Check if your store is participating and be sure to use your linked credit card. Q4 Chase Freedom This quarter, Chase Freedom has 5% cash back on purchases at warehouse stores…
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Ultimate Rewards

Ultimate Rewards

Feature Articles, Saving Money, Travel
33/365 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 has made it a bit harder to do what's called "churning" of their cards, where you get…
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End of the Month

End of the Month

Budgeting, Earning Money, Saving Money
32/365 I don't know about you, but there are a few convergences that occur in my life regularly. One of these phenomena is quickly approaching: the end of the month. It seems like there is so much to do, to wrap up before the next month begins, that I feel like I need a checklist to consult. Swagbucks Fuel Rewards…
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