Blog Profile / Mighty Bargain Hunter


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Filed Under:Business & Finance / Personal Finance
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Archived Since:July 5, 2011

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Government shutdown: Furlough survival resources

When government shutdown looms, it pays for affected employees to be prepared for the worst … When government shutdown looms, a lot of things hang in the balance. If the government shuts down, various actions are triggered, including...Show More Summary

Five ways we cut our average grocery bill in half

Our Costco receipts used to be downright scary. Now, not so much! Here's how we did it … Our monthly Costco trips used to be in the $500-$600 range pretty regularly. This used to contribute to groceries and household spending in the $1300+ range, which was way too much. Show More Summary

Swagbucks Swago promotion for January 2018

It's Swagbucks Swago time again! Bonus SB for doing things you're already doing on the web … There are many “get paid to” sites out there, but I'm impressed with Swagbucks because of how much fun they convey. They really do go the extra mile to make the effort to give the site character. Show More Summary

Track your finances with Personal Capital

Track your finances, and get insights on your financial outlook, with Personal Capital …Having a little bit of money is nice, but it's not all fun and games. The more complicated your financial picture, the more involved it is to track your finances. Show More Summary

How to budget with pen and paper

Here's step by step how to budget almost entirely with pen and paper. We've stuck with it for three months … A few months ago, my wife and I took Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University through our church. The entire course rocks, but...Show More Summary

How we cut expenses by $120+/month

Looking for ways to cut expenses? Here are three things we did to cut expenses by $123/month, every month … Spending less than you bring in is critical to achieving financial independence. The two ways of doing this are (a) cutting expenses and (b) increasing income. Show More Summary

Five smart year-end financial moves

It's time to get smart with some wise year-end financial moves. Here are five that we're doing right now … Time flies by, faster and faster. Here it is, December already?! Since most Americans file on a calendar-year basis, this is the time of year that finances get wrapped up, for better or worse. Show More Summary

Refrigerator repair: When is enough enough?

Refrigerator repair can be a frugal option over buying new. But there's a point where it's just not worth it … Right now we're wrestling with our side-by-side refrigerator and freezer. (Well, I've only wrestled a little bit with it.Show More Summary

Swagbucks Swago promotion for December 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, I'm impressed with Swagbucks because of how much fun they convey. They really do make the effort to give the site character. Show More Summary

Budgeting using discounted gift cards

With zero-based budgeting, every dollar that's spent or saved has a name. But when do you actually spend the money? I'll explain ???? My wife and I went through Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University over the past couple of months. We needed to hear what was in the program. Show More Summary

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

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