Amazon Prime $20 Off Grand Tour Promotion (11/18 Only!)

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If you've been in withdrawal from "proper" Top Gear, the new Amazon series The Grand Tour premiers on Friday, November 18th (press release). The three original stars Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have gotten back together and … [Read the rest]

IKEA In-Store Discount: $25 off $150 Coupon

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Back again for this holiday season, IKEA has a printable $25 off $150 coupon [pdf] that is valid until December 24th, 2016. The coupon states that you can also show it on your phone at checkout. Valid in-store only. These are pretty rare. Here … [Read the rest]

How To Become a Venture Capitalist for $100

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How would you like to add "Venture Capitalist" to your social media profiles? Indiegogo and Microventures have teamed up to offer equity stakes in startups to virtually anyone for as little as $100. Here is an Indiegogo blog post and a NY Times … [Read the rest]

Why Regular, Monthly Investments Are The Best Way To Build Wealth

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Here's another post on the topic of creating good habits... A common investing question is whether it is better to invest your money all at once (lump-sum) or gradually over time (dollar-cost averaging). The standard answer is that lump-sum is … [Read the rest]

Amazon 20% Off Promotion Code With Wedding Registry

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Amazon is offering a Registry Completion Discount for people who open a wedding registry with them. Within a month of your stated event date, you'll receive a promotion code good for 10% off an entire order of up to $1,000 ($100 max discount). If … [Read the rest]

AmEx Special Offers: $20 off $100 at Staples.com

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Updated. It looks like the ongoing double points on purchases at small businesses is going to be the only Small Business Saturday promotion this year, but here's a pretty good Staples.com promo that can easily generate some extra cash on each of … [Read the rest]

Hilton Hotels Free Status Match Link

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Hilton Hotels has a promotion which matches the elite status of any other hotel loyalty program free for 90 days. You can register online at this Hilton Honors Status match link. If you complete four stays in those 90 days, you can keep your Gold … [Read the rest]

Daily Rituals Book Review: Daily Habits of Famous Creators

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I've always liked this quote commonly attributed to Aristotle (while the specific wording was probably paraphrased by Will Durant): We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit. Did you ever wonder what the average … [Read the rest]

TrueIdentity Review: Free Unlimited TransUnion Credit Reports, Free Credit Lock, No Credit Card Required

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TrueIdentity by TransUnion is a new identity protection website that is free with no credit card required and no trial memberships. The highlights: Free TransUnion credit reports. Unlimited reports and refreshes. Free Credit Lock feature. … [Read the rest]

William James Told People to Automate Their Lives in 1892

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Inside the book that taught me the parallels of grit and financial freedom was a brief mention of another book called Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey. While reading about the daily routines of notable individuals, I came across this … [Read the rest]

This Simple Game Helps Explain Stock Market Investing

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Here's a very simple game that does a great job of illustrating the pitfalls of investing, despite the long-term odds being in your favor. Imagine that you are given $25 that you can bet on a coin toss for 30 minutes. You know that the coin … [Read the rest]

Amazon 2% Balance Reload Rewards Promotion

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Amazon has a targeted promotion for Prime members that offers you a 2% bonus when you reload your Amazon gift card balance using a checking account. For example, if you load $100, you will get $102 in Amazon credit. To see if this promotion is … [Read the rest]