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5 Ways to Save on Medical Bills

Are you looking for a way to save on medical bills? Deb recently wrote in and asked: My family and I have had a recent deluge of medical bills and are expecting more in the near future. What advice do you have for paying down medical bills? -Deb I posted this question on Facebook and got so many great responses. I...

Don’t Let the Great Recession Haunt Your Investing Dreams

Next month marks the 10-year anniversary of the current bull market’s beginnings. Yet many Americans remain reluctant to invest in the stock market, a scary hangover from the Great Recession. From October 2007 to March 2009, the S&P 500 plummeted nearly 57% and it took more than five years for the index to recover. But the share of Americans with...

Ace Hardware: 25% off one regular priced item

February 23, 2019 | GretchenAdd to my favorites Ace Hardware is currently offering a printable coupon valid for 25% off one regular priced item under $50! Or you can get $12.50 off a regular priced item over $50. Limit one coupon per person. Valid through February 28, 2019. Subscribe for free email updates from Money Saving Mom® and get...

Dairy Queen: Free vanilla ice cream cone on March 20, 2019

February 23, 2019 | GretchenAdd to my favorites Dairy Queen is offering all customers a free small vanilla ice cream cone on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. No purchase necessary. Limit one cone per customer. Thanks, Hip2Save! Subscribe for free email updates from Money Saving Mom® and get my Guide to Freezer Cooking for free! Read Newer Post Read Older PostFree admission to museums...

The Road to the Fortress of Solitude

A few years ago, a movie called The Gambler came out, starring Mark Wahlberg. It was a decent movie – I’m not here to do movie reviews – but there was one portion in the middle where a minor character played by John Goodman gives a monologue about what a person should do if they find themselves up a...

5 Things to Know About the BBVA Compass Visa Business Rewards Credit Card

Small-business owners with only fair credit (FICO scores between 630 and 689) don’t have plentiful choices when searching for a business credit card. Perk-heavier card options, with their massive sign-up bonuses and typically massive annual fees to match, are tailored toward applicants with good or excellent credit scores. The BBVA Compass Visa® Business Rewards Credit Card is an exception. It features...

My Completely Honest Review of The Ultimate Productivity Bundle

I take what we promote here very, very seriously. And I’m super careful that we only promote deals and offers that I feel are a great value! Yesterday, we posted an offer for The Ultimate Productivity Bundle. I thought it was valuable enough (and a good enough offer!) to promote and I had looked through it briefly so I felt...

The Most Valuable Perks of the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard

Hotel- and airline-branded credit cards lure new customers with offers like an annual free stay or a companion pass. Those benefits are fantastic if you don’t mind limiting yourself to one hotel chain or airline. Depending on your travel goals and needs, though, the option of booking with any airline or hotel chain could prove to be a lot more...

4 Reasons to Get the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Mastercard

The allure of the Barclaycard Arrival Plus® World Elite Mastercard® is that it offers flexibility packaged inside simplicity. This card doesn’t come with a lot of bells and whistles, but that doesn’t mean you should dismiss it. Look a little closer at this travel rewards card and you might be surprised at what you see. Here are four underrated reasons to sign up for the Barclaycard...

Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Right for Me?

The Chase Sapphire Reserve® offers a host of great perks, including its welcome offer and point value when redeemed through Chase Ultimate Rewards®: Earn 50K bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards® But it does come with a steep $450 annual fee. Meanwhile,...