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]

Get Rid of Second Car and Use Uber Instead?

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Forget borrowing money to buy a car, the concept of owning a car itself is changing. Owning a car requires committing to a long list of expenses: car payment and value depreciation ($1,000+ a year) car insurance premium ($500+ a … [Read the rest]

Early Retirement Lesson #4: How Much Car Can I Afford?

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Here’s another installment of what I would tell my kids about pursuing financial freedom. Read all of my early retirement lessons here. I've already covered housing, so the next big expense that comes to mind is cars. This is a revised version o … [Read the rest]

Dinner Boot Camp: Free Family Meal Planning for a Week

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The New York Times Motherlode blog is running Dinner: The Boot Camp next week with Jenny Rosenstrach, author of the new book Dinner: The Playbook "A 30-Day Plan for Mastering the Art of the Family Meal". Here is the free shopping list and … [Read the rest]

Fandango Movie Ticket for $7 (Up to $14 Value)

Amazon Local has a Fandango Movie Ticket code for $7. Voucher is valid for 1 movie ticket up to $14. Service fee still applies (varies). Limited quantities. Promotional value expires 11/30/14, paid value never expires. … [Read the rest]

Expedia $100 off $400 Coupon Code – Today 9/4 Only

Expedia has a promotion for their new table app where you can get $100 off a $400 hotel booking. That's up to 25% off. Pretty simple... go to link, enter mobile phone number, receive unique coupon code. Says for today only 9/4... sorry if you … [Read the rest]

Baby Gear Reviews: Car Seats, Strollers, and Feeding Pillows (Part 2 of 5)

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Here is Part 2 of my series on baby gear. It is organized according to Amazon’s Baby Registry which has 15 sections, and I'm doing three at a time. Here is Part 1. The entire series can be found with the Baby Gear tag here. This week is car s … [Read the rest]

Harry Markowitz Personal Investment Portfolio and Strategy

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As mentioned in my Acorns app review, Harry Markowitz won the Nobel Prize in Economics for his pioneering work in Modern Portfolio Theory, which says that a rational investor should pick an "efficient" portfolio that uses a mix of assets to maximize … [Read the rest]

Acorns App Review: Automatically Invest Your Spare Change

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Last week I wrote about WiseBanyan, which lets you invest in a basket of ETFs with no minimum opening balance. I remarked that it allowed starter investors to open a complete portfolio with as little as $100. Well, what about investing just 57 … [Read the rest]

Citi® Double Cash Card Review: Earn 1% When You Buy + 1% As You Pay

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Citi has just launched an all-new cash back credit card and it is actually quite compelling. With the Citi® Double Cash Card, as the name suggests you earn cash back twice: 1% unlimited cash back on every purchase you make Plus an additional 1% … [Read the rest]

$15 iTunes Gift Card for $10 – Groupon (Expired)

Pretty straightforward. $10 for a $15 iTunes Code from Groupon, limited quantities available, limit one per person. If you buy iTunes music, iPhone apps, Mac apps, or even TV shows or books in the App Store, save yourself five bucks. Code arrives … [Read the rest]

TopCashBack: Shopping Portal That Promises Highest Payout + $10 Bonus

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Updated with $10 bonus for new users. When you shop online these days, it's become habit to search out a coupon or go through a shopping portal that gives a percentage back on purchases made through their links. Well, talk about a race to the … [Read the rest]