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Archived Since:July 5, 2011

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Fancy serial numbers: Unloading your spenders

If you hunt for fancy serial numbers on dollar bills, the large majority of them will be “spenders,” also known as bills with ordinary serial numbers. Here are some ways to unload them if you're not a big cash person … One thing is true...Show More Summary

Tax compliance: How $1,560 in penalties went away with a single phone call

Getting tax compliance notices from the IRS stating that you owe large amounts of money isn't fun. It doesn't hurt to call them about it … I received two letters from the IRS over the weekend. These weren't pleasant letters, as in, “We caught an error on your return and we owe you a larger […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Web hosting: More expensive isn’t always better

When it comes to web hosting, you get what you pay for, right? It should be like that, but for my sites the $50/month I was paying for a virtual dedicated server was a painful experience. (Hint: I don't blame the host. I blame myself.) More web hosting isn't always better. And more control over […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Automatic savings and observations from Change

Change is using its smarts for automatic savings gains for me. And, a taste of the observations it sends out … I've been using Change for about a week and a half now. Change is a service that aims to change behavior about saving and spending with the power of algorithms and behavioral economics (i.e. Show More Summary

Best things to buy in June

Business is cyclical. Here are the best things to buy in June … There are good deals to be found year round for just about anything.  However, it's the nature of business that a lot of deals happen at the same time during the year. Best things to buy in June Here are things that you […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Emergency fund with AI: Change

Want to build an emergency fund? Don't know how much to start with? Unleash the power of artificial intelligence (AI) on your bank account … An emergency fund is just what it sound like: a fund for emergencies. Emergencies like: a broken...Show More Summary

Budget wedding tips for your special day

Weddings are one of the most special days in our lives, but it doesn't have to break the bank. Check out these budget wedding tips to save where it makes sense … (The following is a guest post by Kostas Chiotis, a blogger and an economist. Show More Summary

Meal planning recipe: Hamburger soup

This exercise in meal planning has gotten me through a lot of lunches … One of the most straightforward ways to reduce expenses is to pack your lunch if you're not already doing so. The trick is taking the time to prepare the lunch. It's not difficult, but it does take some time. It takes […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Eight easy ways to invest money

There is no best way to invest, but here are a few ways to invest money with explanations … I ran across a question on Quora asking for the best investments for beginners. Talk about an open-ended question, right? Even if I knew the person and knew what their goals were, it would still be […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Best things to buy in May

Business is cyclical. Here are the best things to buy in May … There are good deals to be found year round for just about anything.  However, it's the nature of business that a lot of deals happen at the same time during the year. Best things to buy in May Here are things that you can […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Impulse purchases: How to fend them off

Impulse purchases can break budgets. Here are some tips to arm yourself with to avoid the urge … Unplanned purchases can derail the best of budget intentions. Retailers have brought the art of getting you to open your wallet into a science,...Show More Summary

Tax day and Tax Freedom Day

Tax day and Tax Freedom Day® are two days that we'll be glad to be past … Allow me to be the 73rd person this year to remind you that tax day is just around the corner. I'm thankful to have more than enough income that the government wants its fair share of my earnings, […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Musicians: Watch your time and gas

I'm not sure whether it's even practical for musicians to do this, but we have to draw the line somewhere … Being a musician is as rewarding as it is difficult. If pressed to characterize the innermost core of what I was meant to do, it would be music. I'm trained as a scientist, and […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Best things to buy in April

Business is cyclical. Here are the best things to buy in April … There are good deals to be found year round for just about anything.  However, it's the nature of business that a lot of deals happen at the same time during the year. Best things to buy in April Here are things that you […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Loyalty programs: The key that unlocks everything

I love loyalty programs. But I don't love this about them, and it has costed me plenty … I admit it. I'm a sucker for loyalty programs, especially if they don't cost anything to join. (Most don't.) It's not exactly free, of course. You're...Show More Summary

Rebate site hot deals: Week of 3/20/2017

Check out these rebate site hot deals for the week of March 20th, 2017 … Ebates – 8% Cashback at Old Navy Ebates is the first rebate sites I used.  I got some cash back on my honeymoon travel back in 2002! Fast forward fifteen years:...Show More Summary

Republic Wireless: What happened when I pulled the trigger

I'd been wanting to try out Republic Wireless for a while. I'm glad I finally did … I was tired of my dumb phone. It was dumb as in “not a smartphone” but also dumb as in dumb. I barely could see the keypad anymore. And I kept butt-dialing people because I could not lock […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Processing fees: How to reduce them (because fees suck)

Processing fees of all kinds nickel and dime us all the time. Here's how to reduce them … Let's start off with something we can all agree on: Fees suck. Late fees. Overdraft fees. ICANN fees. Service fees. Fees, fees, fees. Credit card companies forbid merchants from passing on merchant fees to their customers. Show More Summary

Why you don’t want to keep up with the Joneses

Even though it's tempting, trying to keep up with the Joneses is a recipe for financial disaster. Do this instead … This is a guest post by “ESI” of ESIMoney.com.  Earn, save, and invest!  You've likely heard the phrase “keeping up with...Show More Summary

Best things to buy in March

Business is cyclical. Here are the best things to buy in March … There are good deals to be found year round for just about anything.  However, it's the nature of business that a lot of deals happen at the same time during the year. Best things to buy in March Here are things that you […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

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