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    Originally: This Year Best Buy Is Going To Pay Me To Shop

    The below post was written late 2013 and early 2014 pending UPromise cashback. Given that it doesn’t look likely that I will be paid, I am releasing this post without any confirmation of cash payback

  • ramen noodles

    Tales of extreme frugality in Manhattan

    MICRO APARTMENTS ARE THE NEW STUDIOS: The New York Observer reports that as folks debate whether we should be creating tiny apartments, in fact they already exist all over the place: And we’re not just

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    Goal Orientated Award Booking – Destination to Origin

    I talked earlier about being flexible with your ‘home’ airport when planning award travel. Limiting yourself to just the closest one can mean that you really restrict yourself to a specific program that might not

  • Fuji san

    Can’t find an award deal? What would Mahomet do?

    I’ve been procrastinating.  Someone asked me for some help on an award from SLC – FCO, they aren’t really an active reader here so I use that excuse, combined with my preliminary search telling me that Salt

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mybestbuy

Originally: This Year Best Buy Is Going To Pay Me To Shop

The below post was written late 2013 and early 2014 pending UPromise cashback. Given that it doesn’t look likely that I will be paid, I am releasing this post without any confirmation of cash payback

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ramen noodles

Tales of extreme frugality in Manhattan

MICRO APARTMENTS ARE THE NEW STUDIOS: The New York Observer reports that as folks debate whether we should be creating tiny apartments, in fact they already exist all over the place: And we’re not just

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Goal Orientated Award Booking – Destination to Origin

I talked earlier about being flexible with your ‘home’ airport when planning award travel. Limiting yourself to just the closest one can mean that you really restrict yourself to a specific program that might not

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Fuji san

Can’t find an award deal? What would Mahomet do?

I’ve been procrastinating.  Someone asked me for some help on an award from SLC – FCO, they aren’t really an active reader here so I use that excuse, combined with my preliminary search telling me that Salt

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The Best Non Bonus American Express Membership Rewards Earning Card

The other day, I started looking at the public credit card offers available for under my affiliate link (my affiliate link) and saw something that was interesting that isn’t talked about much.   The Card: Sorry

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4-16-14 Staples $50 off $499 laptops; 9-12x at Neiman Marcus and (for today) up to 25% back in GCs

Staples tends to recycle some of its coupon promotions, and here is a fairly regular one.  Use code 84331, expires tomorrow (4/17) Remember the unofficial rules of Staples $50 off $499 coupons. The $499 is

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I’m not an Expert

I’m not an expert, I’m just a guy.  Sure, I’ve done some cool things with points and miles, and yes, my finances have some neat things attached to them, but I’m not an expert.  In

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Cashing In On American Express Sync Lowe’s Or Staples

American Express has two great Sync offers, $10 off $50 purchase at Lowe’s and $20 off $100 purchase and for Lowe’s your best bet would be to buy gas gift cards at 20% off and sell

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Amazon Payments Update – Unlocked Account

Last time I mentioned my Amazon Payments account, it was locked and you could not directly speak with an account specialist. I followed up with Amazon and they unlocked my account. I was able to

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Barack Obama paid an effective rate of 20.4% Tax on his 2013 Return

As you read this post, wonder why I take this approach to the news. My motivations here are indicative as to my approach to Saverocity, and my approach to life in general.  When I heard

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