Blog Profile / Mighty Bargain Hunter


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Archived Since:July 5, 2011

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Free lunch payback time! Six costs of free

You knew that there is no such thing as a free lunch, right? Here are six costs of “free” and how you can avoid having them eat your lunch … There's not a single thing wrong with free.  In fact, free is one of my favorite four-letter words. But, it always pays to remember that […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Swagbucks Swago promotion for November 2017

It's Swagbucks Swago time again! Bonus SB for doing things you're already doing on the web … For all of the many “get paid to” sites out there, Swagbucks is the most fun I've run across. The site is well designed and they keep the excitement up with fun games like this. I've earned hundreds […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Cheap phone bill days are ahead with Ooma

I'm not sure why I didn't try this trick a long time ago to get a cheap phone bill. Plus there's more service … I grew up with a rotary dial phone. That dates me a bit. For literally my entire life I've had access to a phone (either my parents' or my own) that […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Best things to buy in November

Business is cyclical. Here are the best things to buy in November … 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. Show More Summary

Seven side hustles I’ve done (and what I learned)

There are lots and lots of side hustles out there — so many that it's impossible to try them all out! Here are the ones that I tried out … There are many ways to make extra money through side hustles. To get an idea of the breadth of what people will do for money, […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Sell your stuff on eBay at your leisure

Ebay has a broad audience for a wide variety of goods. Here's how to sell your stuff on eBay at your leisure without breaking the bank … Over the years, I've bought and sold hundreds of items on eBay. In the earlier years, I'd pay to list my items. This fee was called the insertion fee. […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

How to save for Christmas and more: 16+ tips

It's the second week of October, and Christmas is about ten weeks away. How to save for Christmas? Here are a few things to try in order to save up $300 in ten weeks … Christmas gift-giving isn't for everyone, of course, but it is a tradition for many families. How to save for Christmas […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Swagbucks Swago promotion October 2017

It's Swagbucks Swago time again! Bonus SB for doing things you're already doing on the web … For all of the many “get paid to” sites out there, Swagbucks is the most fun I've run across. The site is well designed and they keep the excitement up with fun games like this. I've earned hundreds […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Marshmallow experiment: Reviving old marshmallows

Tonight I had my own version of a marshmallow experiment, and it turned out really well … Bags of marshmallows in our house do a couple of things if they're not eaten in one sitting. The smaller ones get a bit hard and become marsh-not-so-mellow. Show More Summary

Automatic savings and control: How much?

After $1,610.55 saved with the Change app over four months, I'm pausing automatic savings. It's not because I wasn't pleased with the great things Change did … Change is a great app. I've been very impressed with it over the past four months. Show More Summary

Best things to buy in October

Business is cyclical. Here are the best things to buy in October … 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. Show More Summary

How to use free money app Ibotta (plus a $10 bonus!)

I used the free money app Ibotta to save on purchases I normally wouldn't have … plus I got a $10 bonus! This past year I got back on the smartphone wagon through Republic Wireless (check out my review), and have installed some money apps mainly to get me using my phone a bit. I […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Bargain hunting online: Hacking deals for books and music

Bargain hunting can go to a new level online. But you have to beat the online retailers at their own game … (This is a guest post from Kostas at Finance Blog Zone.) Consumers are getting wiser and more meticulous in choosing the best deals they can get their hands on when purchasing the things […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

How many credit cards should you have?

How many credit cards should you have? I don't know your number, but I'll explain mine … Credit and debit cards are a staple of most people's finances. Nearly three-quarters of people in a study (72.1%) have at least one credit card....Show More Summary

Automated transfer to savings with Change

Change continues to use its automated transfer smarts to build my emergency fund. It can do the same for you … I've been using the savings app Change since the end of May 2017. (Here's the previous update post.) Change is a service that...Show More Summary

How to arrange flowers like a boss

I stay on my wife's good side with “just because” flowers. She knows how to arrange flowers, so it doesn't matter that I got a $4 bouquet from Walmart … Every few weeks or so, I stop at Walmart to pick up some flowers to bring home. (This way I don't have to go overboard […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

Best things to buy in September

Business is cyclical. Here are the best things to buy in September … 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 August Here are things that you can […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

8 spending habits that eclipse your savings

Poor spending habits can snuff out your savings, just like the moon snuffs out the sun in a solar eclipse. The sun comes back out, but will your savings? Today many of us in the US got a celestial treat: the first total solar eclipse in nearly a century. At the place where I work […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

10+ smart grocery shopping hacks

A great place to shave expenses is by smart grocery shopping. Here are some hacks for doing just that … One of the first places that people look to save money is on food. Smart grocery shopping isn't just one strategy; it's a collection of strategies. Any one, or several of them, will help you […] Visit Mighty Bargain Hunter for more articles on recognizing life's good deals!

My automatic savings passed $1k with Change

Change continues to use its smarts for automatic savings. And, a taste of the observations it sends out … I've been using Change since the end of May 2017. (Here's the previous update post.) Change is a service that aims to change behavior about saving and spending with algorithms and behavioral economics (i.e. Show More Summary

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