Free 100 Air Canada Aeroplan Bonus Miles

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New offer. Even small amounts of bonus miles can be handy as Air Canada requires activity every 12 months to prevent Aeroplan miles expiration. Give some feedback on a short video at get 100 bonus Aeroplan miles. 100 bonus miles will be … [Read the rest]

Amazon Prints Promotional Code: 50 Free 4×6 Photo Prints + Free Shipping

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New code for 50 free prints. Amazon Prints is offering another round of 50 free 4x6 photo prints, with free shipping for Prime members. Use promotional code FREE50PRINTS by September 17, 2017 11:59pm PT. This current code should work again even … [Read the rest]

Surprise! A Few Reasons for Hope and Optimism

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The amount of negative information that surrounds us can sometimes feel overwhelming. To be sure, there is plenty to be concerned about. However, here are some reasons to be hopeful. You probably won't find them on the front page of any major … [Read the rest]

Big List of Ways To Protect Your Credit: Free Credit Monitoring, Credit Locks, Fraud Alerts, and Credit Freezes

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As you probably know, Equifax was hacked and literally half of all Americans could be affected. It seems like every media outlet has a "what you should do now" article, but I've also gotten some e-mails asking for my personal take (for which I'm … [Read the rest]

How Much International Stocks In Your Portfolio? 2017 Outlook

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Here are some updated thoughts on holding stocks based outside the US in your portfolio. There is no "ideal" amount of international stocks that experts agree upon. You have numbers ranging from 0% (US only) to 50% (market-cap weighting). For … [Read the rest]

Amazon Prime + American Express Promotion: Fire Tablets $15

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Here's another quick deal for Amazon Prime members that also have American Express Membership Rewards points. First, all Amazon Prime members can get the following prices this week: All-New 8GB Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa for $34.99 All-New … [Read the rest]

Discover Card + Amazon 1-Click $10 Promotion

Amazon has a targeted offer for $10 Amazon credit when you switch your 1-Click default payment method to an eligible Discover credit card. They've run similar offers for Citi and Chase in the past, I guess now Discover gets a turn to give me an … [Read the rest]

Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard Review: 40,000 Points = $400 Limited-Time Bonus

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The Barclaycard Arrival Plus(TM) World Elite MasterCard® is a travel rewards card with a limited-time offer worth at least $400 and the annual fee is waived the first year. Here are the card highlights: Earn 40,000 bonus miles after you spend … [Read the rest]

Equifax Hack Check Tool, Free Year of Identity Theft Protection and Credit Monitoring

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Equifax announced that they were hacked between May-July 2017, exposing the personal information of potentially over 143 million people. As one of the three major credit bureaus, they have a lot of data: credit card numbers, social security … [Read the rest]

Plastiq Promotion: Pay Mortgage With Mastercard for 1.5% Fee

Plastiq has a new 1.5% promo rate (standard fee is 2.5%) if you schedule 3 or more mortgage payments with your Mastercard by end of this 2017. You must pay the standard 2.5% first, and then discount will come in the form of a rebate check sent by … [Read the rest]

Absolute vs. Relative Standard of Living: What is Enough?

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I'm currently reading University of Berkshire Hathaway: 30 Years of Lessons Learned from Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger at the Annual Shareholders Meeting by Daniel Pecaut and Corey Wrenn. As opposed to a rehash of the BRK shareholder letters, it … [Read the rest]

Best Interest Rates on Cash Savings – September 2017

Interest rates are slowly waking up from their multi-year slumber, so I'm paying closer attention to the various changes each month. Don't let a megabank pay you 0.01% APY or less for your idle cash. Here is my monthly roundup of the best safe … [Read the rest]