Dinnertime: Which Meals Offers The Most Nutrition Per Dollar?

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Here's another interesting Priceonomics study, this time analyzing the cost and nutritional content of common American meals. For each meal, we then derived a health score based on domain experts and the the nutrient-rich foods index (NRF9.3), … [Read the rest]

Readwise: Turn Your Kindle Highlights Into a Personalized Email Newsletter

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I love physical books, but my favorite thing about Kindle books is the highlight feature. It's really hard to remember everything that you read. This is why I try to condense my handwritten notes in my book reviews. I'll let The Atlantic … [Read the rest]

Equifax Lock & Alert: Block Access to Equifax Credit Report for Free

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In case you missed it (as I did), Equifax extended their credit freeze fee waivers through June 30th, 2018. A credit freeze is regulated by your state, and generally prevents access to your credit reports to open new credit accounts. To unfreeze, … [Read the rest]

Keep Your Hilton Honors Points From Expiring with a $1 Amazon Gift Code

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My relative lack of travel these days means that I am constantly keeping miles and points from expiring. Here's the official policy of Hilton Honors point expiration: Hilton Honors Points do not expire as long as Members remain active in the … [Read the rest]

Amazon Prime + American Express Promotion: Fire Tablets from $20

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Updated. Here's a targeted deal for Amazon Prime members that also have American Express Membership Rewards points. First, all Amazon Prime members can get the following prices today (20% off all Alexa-enabled devices): All-New 8GB Fire 7 … [Read the rest]

PSA: Check Your Facebook Privacy Settings and Third-Party Apps

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If you use Facebook regularly, you should read this Buzzfeed article about how to check your third-party app settings. It's completely separate from your privacy settings. Even though I use Facebook very sparingly, I was surprised to find that I … [Read the rest]

Updated “About Me” and “My Money” Pages

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We're in the midst of an extended Spring Break vacation, so posting will be light for the next two weeks. I have some pre-written content scheduled, but the comment moderation may be delayed. I also updated the "About Me" and "My Money" pages, … [Read the rest]

Audible Promo: 12 Audiobooks + Echo Dot for $99.50

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Do you enjoy audiobooks? Check out this Audible promotion. Membership usually costs $14.95 per month (1 audiobook per month), or $149.50 if you buy an annual membership upfront (12 audiobook credits). New members can get a 1-month free trial. … [Read the rest]

Google Express: 25% Off Costco Orders (Both New and Existing Customers)

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Yet another new code, $15 off Target. Google Express has a couple of coupon codes that may be of interest: 5RTC4Q545 - $10 credit towards your first order (i.e. $10 off $10). This is my referral code and I will get a $10 credit. After … [Read the rest]

Modern Newspaper Delivery Boy = Kid’s YouTube Channel?

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While reading the intriguing autobiography of successful investor and mathematician Edward Thorp, it was mentioned that he was a newspaper delivery boy. Warren Buffett was famously a newspaper delivery boy, and still conducts a newspaper-throwing … [Read the rest]

PSA: Spend Your Toys R Us & Babies R Us Gift Cards and Rewards Dollars

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Well, it's official, Toys R Us (and Babies R Us) has announced that it will close all of its 700+ US stores by the end of the year, while other reports have the business running out of cash by May. They stated that they "expect" to accept gift … [Read the rest]

CIT Bank Review: New Money Market 1.75% APY, 11-Month No Penalty CD 1.85% APY

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Update: New Money Market 1.75% APY, 11-Month No Penalty CD 1.85% APY, recommended actions for existing customers! CIT Bank (not to be confused with Citi Bank) has become one of the larger online-only banks with a multi-year history of competitive … [Read the rest]