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Amazon & Facebook: Share Wishlist, Save $5 off $35

If you link your Facebook account and share one of your Amazon.com wishlists on Facebook, Amazon is offering a $5 off $35 credit. You can always create a separate public wish list first if you don't want to share your primary wish list. Upon … [Read the rest]

Discover it Card: $150 Bonus, 0% Balance Transfers, New 5% Cash Back Categories

UPDATE - The Discover it Double Cash Back your first year $150 Cash Back Bonus is now EXPIRED Discover only has one card these days, called the Discover it Double Cash Back your first year. However, there are a few different promotions for new … [Read the rest]

Howard Marks Oaktree Client Memo, November 2013

Howard Marks is famous among many investors for his Client Memos as the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management. He even weaved many of the older ones into a book, which I read and reviewed. I now try to read every one that comes out. … [Read the rest]

Chart: Gift Card Popularity Still Rising, Returns Dropping

Here's a chart from a Businessweek article showing how the percentage of people buying a gift card for the holidays is still increasing, while the percentage of people making a holiday return is dropping. Does this mean that gift cards are … [Read the rest]

Starbucks $5 eGift Card: Buy 1 Get 1 Free w/ Visa

Starbucks is running a holiday promotion where essentially if you buy a ($5 minimum) eGift code, you get a $5 eGift code free. Perfect if you use the Starbucks app to store your codes. Limit 1 per person. Must use a Visa card. Now through … [Read the rest]

Pentagon Federal 5-Year, 7-Years CD Rates at 3.04% APY

Pentagon Federal Credit Union officially announced some competitive new rates for their money market certificates (basically CDs, or certificates of deposit) starting December 1st, 2013. The minimum opening deposit is $1,000. … [Read the rest]

Capital One 360 Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2013 Savings and Checking Promotions

Capital One 360 has a few Black Friday weekend deals including a $125 bonus for their 360 checking account and $75 bonus for 360 Savings Account. New customers only - you can get one checking bonus and one savings bonus per person. Good from now … [Read the rest]

$100 Target Gift Card for $90

I have no idea how long this will last, but seller giftcardmall on eBay is offering a $100 Target gift card for $90. Limit 2 per eBay customer. Free shipping of physical gift card. Seems legit to me. I bought two, we'll see how it … [Read the rest]

Amazon.com 30% Off Any Print Book

Get 30% off any one print book with coupon code BOOKDEAL, must be sold and shipped by Amazon.com. Expires December 1, 2013 at 11:59pm PST. Max discount $10. Books can be the gifts with the highest ROI. ;) Visit this link for more information. … [Read the rest]

Capital One Sharebuilder Black Friday and Cyber Monday Promotions: Up to $1,000

Online stock brokerage firm Capital One Sharebuilder announced a few Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions this year. Please note the valid dates on the promotional codes below. I'm full of tryptophan so I'm just going to pretty much copy and … [Read the rest]

My Wisest, Most Frugal, Longest-Lasting Purchases From Amazon

If you've been shopping at Amazon.com for many years like I have, a fun activity is to look at your order history which it appears they keep indefinitely. I have purchases dating as far back as 1999, with many questionable ones sold off long ago on … [Read the rest]

Blog Flashback: 5 Years Ago, S&P 500 at 750

How time flies. Almost exactly 5 years ago on November 21st, 2008, I was sitting alone in yet another hotel on a business trip in a city that I can't even remember. CNN was on TV as I wrote the following in a blog post with the title S&P 500 at … [Read the rest]