Category Archives: Saving Money

18 FREE Redbox Movie or Video Game Rental Codes – July 30th, 2015

This post gives the many, many ways to get free Redbox rentals. There are so many ways in fact, light movie watchers never could go all year without paying for a rental. Talk about another great way to save on … Continue reading

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Coinstar Fees (and How to Avoid Them)

What is Coinstar? Many banks nowadays don’t accept coins. Many other banks will accept coins but they take a fee for sorting them. It’s a bummer but hey, at least some banks still offer good interest rates. But even as … Continue reading

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The Highest Yielding Savings Account in America…

According to DepositAccounts.com, this is the highest yielding savings account available in the United States at 1.25% APY. It’s also a no fee and no minimum savings account. Basically, if you’re in search of the highest-yielding savings account available, you … Continue reading

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Detailed American Express Savings Account Review

That’s right – American Express offers more than just credit cards. They also offer a way to save money – by way of an actual savings account. This was news to me as well until recently. I want to start … Continue reading

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Roth Conversion Ladder: Explained

The Roth conversion ladder is a powerful way you can pull funds from your Roth IRA or 401(k) without paying taxes. Normally, these types of withdrawals come with at least a 10% tax penalty. Fortunately, there is a way to … Continue reading

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10 Creative Ways to Save on Movie Tickets This Summer

Almost everyone enjoys watching a movie on the big screen (and you can even learn some great money lessons at the movie theater). However, very few people are okay paying so much money for a single ticket. Movie ticket prices … Continue reading

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10 Simple Ways to Save Money on a Road Trip

Road trips can be a wonderful way to spend some time out on the open road, taking in the scenery as you enjoy a vacation or day trip. Taking a road trip as a vacation is a common pastime for … Continue reading

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Can You Get Better Deals at Costco or Walmart?

Walmart and Costco are both known for deals. Walmart has everyday low prices, and Costco’s prices are low when you factor in that you are buying in bulk, and therefore are getting a lower unit price. Which place will give … Continue reading

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Best Independence Day / Fourth of July Sales 2015

Fourth of July should be a celebration of fun times with fun people while recognizing a historic moment in our country’s history. As an addition to the celebration, retailers tend to offer amazing deals on your favorite products. Even if … Continue reading

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Fourth of July 2015 Free Events

Who doesn’t love free things? July 4th is full of many different free events so make sure to take full advantage of these. Fireworks and parades are the most common free activities that go on around the nation for Independence … Continue reading

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Major Fourth of July Fireworks Displays for Independence Day 2015

With Independence Day comes a night of fireworks displaying an array of lights for every community in the nation to view.  Small ones, large ones, loud ones, and quite ones, they have them all. Some people travel hundreds of miles … Continue reading

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Costco or Sam’s Club: Which Is the Better Choice?

When making the choice of which membership warehouse will get your business, does Costco or Sam’s Club win out? Is one better than the other, and if so, which factors play into that decision? Costco and Sam’s Club are similar … Continue reading

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Are Costco Tires a Good Deal?

Costco, the warehouse giant, is notorious for saving shoppers money. Customers can find everything from food products to home appliances and electronics. You can get prescriptions, eyeglasses, insurance, and even a car. Did you also know that you can purchase … Continue reading

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Is It Better to Keep Your Gas Tank Full or Empty?

With the rising cost of living, it is getting harder and harder for people to make ends meet. Most of us try to cut corners whenever and wherever possible to save a few bucks here and there. After all, it … Continue reading

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Is a Costco Executive Membership Worth the Price?

Costco shoppers have the option of several membership plans. While it is possible to shop at Costco without a membership, this doesn’t work well for those who shop at the warehouse often. For most, it’s a choice of purchasing a … Continue reading

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Free National Park Pass for All 4th Grade Students and Their Families

There are opportunities to visit national parks for free a few days each year, but if there is a child in your family going into the fourth grade after summer vacation, you have the opportunity to get into national parks … Continue reading

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Costco Membership Fees and Plans

If you don’t live in a cave, the chances are that you have checked out Costco, or at least heard the buzz about the bargains you can find at the bulk warehouse retailer. Most people who have memberships will agree … Continue reading

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Shop at Sam’s Club for Free Without a Membership

People can’t seem to get enough of Sam’s Club. Buying food and household items in bulk can indeed save money in the long run. Many consumers use Sam’s Club on a regular basis as a means to rack up the … Continue reading

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What is the Costco Return Policy?

Besides being able to buy all of your favorite foods and household items in bulk, Costco is known for another amazing thing that impresses its customers — it has an unbeatable return policy. Although most retail stores offer some type … Continue reading

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