Layout:
You are viewing: Main Page

Earn Free Stuff with Amazon Credit Card Rewards

July 8th, 2011 at 07:47 pm

Do you have an Amazon visa credit card?

Amazon recently announced that you may now use your Amazon credit card rewards towards purchases on Amazon.com. Yes, thereís now a way to get free stuff on Amazon.com!

Iíve had the Amazon visa credit card by Chase for a few years, since I frequently shop at Amazon.com for their great prices and fast shipping. I was so excited about this that I used my racked up rewards to buy something right away. Itís like getting free stuff on Amazon!

Continue reading at:

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/amazon-credit-card-rewards and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/amazon-credit-card-rewa...

Easy Ways to Save $1,000 per Year

July 6th, 2011 at 06:38 pm



A couple months ago I stumbled on an article at Yahoo! Finance that documented 5 Ways To Save $1,000 Per Year, that I thought was very interesting and useful.

I think the article has some pretty solid advice which points to some fairly simple ways to reduce spending in your everyday life. Here are the major bullet-points followed by a little commentary by yours truly.

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/5-easy-ways-to-save-1000-per-year and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/5-easy-ways-to-save-100...

Cheap Ideas for Girls Night Out

June 17th, 2011 at 06:15 pm



Even though we may love our careers and families, there is a need to take ďme timeĒ to keep your sanity. Thatís where girlís night out comes in. Doing fun things with your best gal pals mean the world to us single moms.

While indulging in these fun nights has not been easy with the recession, it has definitely taught us to keep getting creative and to spend less while still having fun. Here are some tips on planning the night that weíve picked up over the years.

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/girls-night-out-on-a-budget and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/girls-night-out-on-a-bu...

How to Get Health Insurance for Pre-Existing Conditions

June 14th, 2011 at 06:20 pm



Health insurance may be easy and affordable to obtain for those who are young and healthy. But when you have a pre-existing condition, it can be downright challenging, if not impossible. Donít those with pre-existing conditions need health care the most?

If you are self-employed, unemployed, or your job doesnít provide health insurance benefits, when you have a pre-existing condition, you are either denied for health coverage when you apply, have to pay a much higher rate, or are offered coverage that excludes your condition.

Continue reading at:

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/health-insurance-for-pre-existing-conditions and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/health-insurance-for-pr...

Amazon Mom Benefits Ė Discounts for Parents

June 10th, 2011 at 10:49 pm



I heard about the fairly new Amazon Mom program last year. So when I became a mom, I couldnít wait to join and explore the membership benefits.

With Amazon Mom, you get 30% off diapers and wipes and the coveted Amazon Prime. Here are the details of the benefits of Amazon Mom membership.

Continue reading at:

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/amazon-mom-benefits and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/amazon-mom-benefits

8 Budget Wedding Ideas

June 7th, 2011 at 07:37 pm



Weddings are notoriously expensive. You want the best for your special day but that doesnít mean you have to pay an arm and a leg for it. If you are flexible on some of the details, you can still have a beautiful wedding on a budget.

The key to a budget wedding is to save as much as you can on minor aspects of your wedding, such as invitations and favors, so that you can put more money into the areas in your budget that you care most about.

Continue reading at:

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/budget-wedding-ideas and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/budget-wedding-ideas

Life After College: 5 Finance Tips for Graduates

June 2nd, 2011 at 06:48 pm



I thought I knew it all when I graduated from college. I could do no wrong and the world was my oyster. Boy, was I in for a rude awakening, especially when it came to money and finances.

The idea behind this post is to spotlight the 5 pieces of advice that I wish someone had given me when I graduated. It sure would have saved me a lot of heartache.

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/life-after-college-5-finance-tips-for-graduates and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/life-after-college-5-fi...

3 Frugal Tips for Fine Dining

June 1st, 2011 at 05:22 pm



Weíre all working hard to make ends meet in the current economy by scrimping, saving, and sacrificing the finer things. Going to the movies, buying new treats for ourselves, and going out to eat frequently have been some of the first things to go.

But fine dining doesnít have to be a no-go while youíre on a budget if you plan and research carefully! The internet is the best tool you have for research before you go out for a nice dinner in town.

Continue reading at:

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/frugal-tips-for-fine-dining and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/frugal-tips-for-fine-di...

5 Places to Shop for the Best Baby Bargains

May 26th, 2011 at 09:24 pm



When you become a parent, you realize quickly how expensive having a baby can be. Diapers, formula, wipes, clothes, boppy, breast pump, crib, and other things you didnít know you needed, can all add up quickly.

With lack of sleep and a crying baby in your arms, you may not have the time or energy to even get out of the house some days. Where can you find the best baby bargains as well as save time?

Continue reading at:
Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/best-baby-bargains and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/best-baby-bargains

An Alternative Way to Pay for College

May 20th, 2011 at 05:52 pm



There is no denying that college is expensive. It doesnít matter whether you attempt to acquire a traditional degree or an online degree either; pursuing a higher education takes some serious cash. And while loans and scholarships is the route that many take to pay for school, these options may leave you in debt or only cover partial tuition costs, respectively.

However, if you are looking for a way to go to school completely free while being guaranteed a job directly after graduation, an alternative way is to find a ďcorporate sponsorĒ to foot the bill.

Continue reading at:

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/how-to-get-corporate-sponsorship-to-pay-for-college and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/how-to-get-corporate-sp...

How to Ask For a Raise

May 19th, 2011 at 07:26 am



Most of us are familiar with the frustration that comes with waiting for a raise. You donít want to ask directly because youíre afraid it may cause problems and your boss hasnít exactly initiated the conversation, either. HR services can only get you so far and walking that tightrope can be tricky.

How do you ask for a raise without creating problems? Is that even possible?

Continue reading at:

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/how-to-ask-for-a-raise and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/how-to-ask-for-a-raise

Insurance Companyís Ratings Explained

May 16th, 2011 at 09:06 pm



It is no secret that when you go to buy car, life, home, or other insurance the insurance company is going to ask you a lot of questions. Why? They want to know what kind of risk you are.

Knowing the amount of risk you represent helps them first determine if they want to insure you, and secondly, what price to charge you for the insurance. However, have you thought that you should also be assessing your risk in buying insurance from a particular company?

Continue reading at:

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/insurance-companys-ratings-explained and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/insurance-companys-rati...

4 Cheap DVD Rentals

May 13th, 2011 at 04:05 pm



In an effort to save a couple of hundred dollars every few months, most movie addicts switch from catching a flick at the movie theaters to renting them at home just to get their entertainment fix.

But even renting movies from traditional movie rental businesses like Blockbuster can burn a pretty hole in your walletóa single rental can cost as much as $5. Fortunately there are other alternatives. To learn how to rent movies on the cheap, continue reading below.

Continue reading at:

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/cheap-dvd-rentals and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/cheap-dvd-rentals

How to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery

May 10th, 2011 at 06:56 pm



Recently, I saw a segment on the Rachael Ray Show about how to increase your chances of winning the lottery. Her guest, Richard Lustig, wrote a book on it since he won the lottery seven times.

I donít really advocate playing the lottery instead of looking for a job or saving and investing your money. But I also donít see anything wrong with playing the lottery for fun if itís in your budget.

I found it interesting that this author had 3 simple strategies to increase your chances of winning the lottery.

Continue reading at:

Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/how-to-increase-your-chances-winning-lottery and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/how-to-increase-your-ch...

How to Get Free Checking

May 9th, 2011 at 06:04 pm



It is now harder for men and women to obtain free checking accounts from normal banks. For example, Wells Fargo stopped free checking accounts for customers on July 1, 2010. Since then a lot of major banks have raised the minimum balance requirements. In addition, extra fees are added in order to obtain checking accounts.

Continue reading at:
Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/how-to-get-free-checking and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/how-to-get-free-checking

When Should You Hire a Debt Relief Company?

May 9th, 2011 at 06:01 pm



There are many reasons why you might be in debt, from over buying on a house to medical troubles. Regardless of the reason you are in debt, the question now is what you plan to do to get out of debt. There are many options, including bankruptcy. However, there are several reasons why bankruptcy should be your last resort...

Continue reading at:
Text is http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/when-should-you-hire-a-debt-relief-company and Link is
http://www.livingrichlyonabudget.com/when-should-you-hire-a-...