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)

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Here is Part 2 of my series on baby gear, organized in the order of Amazon’s Baby Registry. Here is Part 1. The entire series can be found with the Baby Gear tag here. This week is car seats, strollers, and feeding pillows. 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]

$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]

ShareBuilder Promotion Codes: Free Stock Trades (Updated 2014)

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Added another new code. Here are some promotion codes for ShareBuilder, a discount brokerage now owned by Capital One. Real-time trades are now $6.95 and automated trades are $4. They give out codes for various promotions, and like coupon codes … [Read the rest]

Baby Gear Reviews: Playards, Swings, and Baby Carriers (Part 1)

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As a father of a 2-year-old and 2-month-old, I am now an unquestionable expert on all things parenting (that's how it works, right?). Funny how parents can come off that way when in reality we live in constant fear of messing up our kids … [Read the rest]

Effect of Student Loan Debt on Homeownership Rate

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Multiple sources are suggesting that increasing student loan debt levels will have a significant impact on future housing prices because people will delay their home purchases (or put them off entirely). Although that seems like a reasonable … [Read the rest]

WiseBanyan Review: Free Portfolio Management Experiences & Screenshots

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Earlier this year I wrote about WiseBanyan.com, an online portfolio advisory service similar to Betterment and Wealthfront. WiseBanyan charges no advisory fees, no trading commissions, and have no minimum opening deposit. They will design, buy, … [Read the rest]