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Haha: get your Amazon gift cards at Best Buy!
FeaturedJune 6, 2011

Punk’d: Get your Amazon gift cards – at Best Buy


I haven’t been a serious shopper at Best Buy for a long, long time. The last time I went there to buy something (not including the time I stopped by to pick up a free man-shaped USB hub), George Bush was still president. That was the Golden Age of Best Buy, a time when clearance items flowed like cheap wine at rock-bottom prices, and the employees were blissfully ignorant.

The Fidelity Investment Rewards credit card offers 2% cash back on everything.
Featured3/9/2011

The Fidelity Investment Rewards Credit Card Gives You 2% on All Purchases. The End


The world of 2% cash back credit cards is pretty small. The king of the hill used to be the Charles Schwab Invest First Visa, which offered a 2% cash back reward automatically deposited into a brokerage account. Unfortunately, late last year that card went the way of the dinosaurs.

thankyou-rewards-now-100
Personal Finance2/21/2011

ThankYou Rewards Now Has $100 Gift Cards for 10,000 Points


Citi’s ThankYou Network rewards program is currently selling $100 gift cards for 10,000. This is huge, particularly if you have a Citi Forward credit card for the possible 5% redemption opportunity, but any card that uses the ThankYou program can benefit as well.

Tips for selling stuff on eBay!
Featured11/13/2010

How to REALLY Buy and Sell Stuff on eBay


A long time ago, I was one of those eBay “scalpers” that bought Tickle Me Elmos and Nintendo Wiis, among other things, to resell them on the online garage sale known as eBay. It was a profitable enterprise, and even though the game has changed considerably since then, eBay is still the absolute best place to sell your unwanted stuff.

Analyzing a Credit Card: A Review of the Citi Forward
Featured10/19/2010

Analyzing a Credit Card: A Review of the Citi Forward


The Citi Forward credit card was recommended to me by a friend crowing about its 5% back on bookstores and restaurants. After going through the fine print I can safely say that there’s no 5%, but it’s still a credit card you might want to check out. Updated.

How to save money, a practical guide.
Featured10/9/2010

How to REALLY Save Money, a Practical Guide


It’s a tough economy out there. People are spending less because they have less to spend. But you don’t have to cut back to stretch your dollars. You just need to be a smart consumer.

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