US Airways Premier World MasterCard: Limited-Time 40,000 Mile Bonus (Success!)

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Update: Successfully got my 40,000 bonus miles. Details following, as I certainly like knowing these things before applying for a card. Applied on 7/14. Approved on 7/21. First statement closed on 8/12, in which I charged $10 and also paid the … [Read the rest]

Viggle App Review: Surprise, You Can’t Make Good Money While Watching TV

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Papa John's sent me a code for a free song download the other day. It was really a way to introduce me to the Viggle, a smartphone app which allows users to "check in" when listening to songs or watching TV shows. Similar to Shazam, the app … [Read the rest]

Free Rideshare Promo Codes: Uber, Lyft, Flywheel, Gett, Sidecar, Silvercar

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Added new Summon app $20 bonus for rides in San Francisco. $20 Flywheel bonus is back. Summoning a car with your smartphone is all the rage. Most of these startups are offering some form of bonus credit for first-time users. If you live in a … [Read the rest]

Discounted Gift Cards: Extra $5 off $100 on Select Brands

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Update: The code below for existing users has expired, but new customers can still get $5 off $75 using code RAISE75AF. Raise.com sells discounted gift cards to various retailers. Right now until 09/18 at 3 pm CST they have a coupon code … [Read the rest]

American Express Twitter Promotions (Updated)

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Updated with Walmart promo. American Express and Twitter offer unique limited-time discounts for specific stores. You may also be able to access these discounts via the AmEx smartphone app or by logging into your account and scrolling down to the … [Read the rest]

What Are The Real-World Benefits of Automated Tax Loss Harvesting?

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Tax-loss harvesting (TLH) is a technique used to minimize taxes on your taxable investments by “harvesting” capital losses during market declines. With DIY investors, losses are usually only harvested once a year. But with an computer as your por … [Read the rest]

Must, Should, and Financial Freedom

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If you struggle with your inner compass at times like I do, definitely read this thought-provoking and inspiring article The Crossroads of Should and Must by Elle Luna: Should is how others want us to show up in the world — how we’re supposed to t … [Read the rest]

Healthcare FSA $500 Rollover and Open Enrollment

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In October of last year, the government announced that administrators of Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) could allow employees to roll over up to $500 of unspent FSA money into the following year's balance . This change was designed up … [Read the rest]

Obihai Free Monthly Home Phone Service; VoIP Adapter Deal for $30

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If you still have landline phone service and are looking for a cheaper alternative, Obihai is officially supported by Google again (it ended back in May 2014): Obihai is excited to announce official support for Google Voice. With a Google Voice … [Read the rest]

Google Hangouts App Update: Free Voice Calls Over Data for Android and iPhone

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Google has just announced better integration between Google Voice and their Google Hangouts smartphone app. Both iOS and Android apps can now make domestic and international calls through a Wi-Fi or data connection (like 4G). You can also receive … [Read the rest]

College Tuition Hasn’t Risen As Much As You Think

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The new fall semester is underway, which means more college articles! Morgan Housel of Fool.com recently talked about how the increasing cost of college is exaggerated (emphasis mine): According to the College Board, the annual sticker price of … [Read the rest]

1 Year Free Identity Protection and Credit Monitoring from Home Depot

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Home Depot has admitted they were recently hacked and customer information was compromised and stolen. If you have shopped at any Home Depot store after April 1, 2014, you are eligible for one free year of identity protection and credit monitoring … [Read the rest]