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Top 10 Best Small Business Credit Card Bonus Offers – January 2019

Do you have small business income or work as an independent contractor? Uber/Lyft, Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Airbnb? You are eligible to open a small business credit card, which keeps your personal and business expenses separate. If you are not a corporation or LLC, you can apply as a sole proprietorship, with your name as the business name and your Social Security number as the Tax ID number. I did this for years successfully before incorporating my business. Small business credit cards are ...
Tags: Credit Cards, Marketing, Alaska, Hawaii, Marriott, Starwood, United, Mastercard, Rapid Rewards, American Airlines, Deals & Offers, Chase Ink Business Preferred Card, Chase Ink Business Cash Card, Southwest Companion Pass Subject, Uber Lyft Amazon eBay Etsy Airbnb, Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Consumer Card


United Explorer Business Card Review – 75,000 Bonus Miles Limited-Time Offer

The United Explorer Business Card is a co-branded business credit card between Chase and United Airlines. This card offers unique perks for regular United customers including free checked bags and expanded award seat availability for redeeming miles. Right now through 3/18/19, there is also a limited-time offer bump, which matches the highest bonus amount I’ve seen. Here are the highlights: Limited-time offer: 75,000 bonus United miles after spending $5,000 within the first 3 months. Free f...
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IKEA Coupon January 2019: $25 off $150

IKEA has a new printable $25 off $150 coupon [pdf] that is valid for two days only: January 19-20, 2019. The coupon states that you can also show it on your phone at checkout. Valid in US stores only. The fine print: Coupon is valid in store only January 19–20, 2019. One coupon per household. Offer not valid for delivery, assembly, kitchen planning or other services. Not valid in the IKEA Restaurant, Bistro, or Swedish Food Market. Not valid on previous purchases or the purchase of IKEA Gift ...
Tags: Marketing, US, Ikea, Deals & Offers


Blooom Review 2019: Free 401k Analysis + Human CFP Financial Advice For $10 a Month

Does the New Year have you motivated to give your retirement account a tune-up? As opposed to many other online advisors, Blooom.com (with three Os) focuses on providing advice for 401k, 403b, 457, and TSP accounts by offering both a free 401k analysis and charging a flat $10/month fee for ongoing portfolio management and CFP advice. They don’t require you to move any money over to them. Free 401k analysis screenshots. Anyone can sign up for their free 401k analysis with no commitment. ...
Tags: Reviews, Retirement, Marketing, US, Investing, CFP, Morse, Deals & Offers, Blooom


Top 10 Best Credit Card Bonus Offers – January 2019

Updated January 2019. That space in your wallet or purse is more valuable than you think. Credit card companies are fighting it out, offering strong perks and $500+ value for a single card during the first year to encourage you to apply and try it out. These are the top 10 credit card offers that I would apply for right now, if I didn’t already most of them. Recent changes: Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards – new Companion Pass offer. Chase United Explorer – limited-offer expired. Chase World ...
Tags: Credit Cards, Marketing, American Express, United, Barclaycard, American Airlines, Southwest, Citi, Ruth, GrubHub, Chris Steak House, Deals & Offers, British Airways Visa Signature, Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, Membership Rewards, Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards


Southwest Companion Pass via (a Single) Chase Southwest Credit Card Bonus

New shorter but easier Companion Pass offer with a single card sign-up. Southwest Airlines offers a unique feature called the Companion Pass, which lets you pick one person to fly with free when you book your own paid OR award flights. The traditional way to earn a Companion Pass is to either fly 100 qualifying one-way flights or earn 110,000 Qualifying Points in a calendar year, after which you’ll earn the Companion Pass for the remainder of that year plus the following full calendar year. ...
Tags: Amazon, Credit Cards, General, Marketing, Walmart, Southwest Airlines, Rapid Rewards, Southwest, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Wal Mart, Southwest Companion Pass, Deals & Offers, Southwest Rapid Rewards, Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier


Best Interest Rates on Cash – January 2019

Here’s my monthly roundup of the best interest rates on cash for January 2019, roughly sorted from shortest to longest maturities. Check out my Ultimate Rate-Chaser Calculator to get an idea of how much extra interest you’d earn if you are moving money between accounts. Rates listed are available to everyone nationwide. Rates checked as of 1/9/18. High-yield savings accounts While the huge megabanks like to get away with 0.01% APY, getting higher rates is as easy as transferring money electronic...
Tags: Marketing, US, Investing, Banking, Treasury, SEC, Bill, Short, Vanguard, FDIC, Ultra, Bil, CIT Bank, Deals & Offers, Ally Bank, APY


Sprint Free Year of Unlimited Data Promo: Get Free Service Through January 31st, 2020

Last chance! Offer is set to end January 10th, 2019. Bring your existing AT&T or Verizon phone over to Sprint and get free unlimited data through January 31st, 2020. Sprint has an unadvertised “secret” promotion (no TV, radio, newspaper ads, not even mentioned on front page of website) that is only available online to new customers who use the right link. If you sign up at the special link HERE, bring over your own eligible smartphone, and port-in your phone number, Sprint will give you ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Verizon, Marketing, Sprint, Htc, Google Nexus, Google Pixel, Deals & Offers, Verizon AT T and T Mobile, VIVO S Essential Phone Google Nexus, Verizon AT T and T Mobile Prepaid, Sprint Global Roaming


Sprint Free Year of Unlimited Data Promo: Get Free Service Through March 31st, 2020

Offer extended! Bring your existing AT&T or Verizon phone over to Sprint and get free unlimited data through March 31st, 2020. Sprint has an unadvertised “secret” promotion (no TV, radio, newspaper ads, not even mentioned on front page of website) that is only available online to new customers who use the right link. If you sign up at the special link HERE, bring over your own eligible smartphone, and port-in your phone number, Sprint will give you a free year of unlimited talk, text, an...
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Best 0% APR Balance Transfer Credit Cards – January 2019 (Up to 15 Months w/ No Balance Transfer Fee)

Interest rates are rising, which applies to credit card APRs as well. Why worry about which card earns the most points or airline miles when you are paying a whopping 20%+ interest in your balances?! One powerful strategy to get out of debt is to first transfer your balance to another issuer via a 0% APR balance transfer offer. Below are the best 0% APR balance transfer offers as of January 2019. You’ll want the best combination of the longest 0% APR period and the lowest balance transfer f...
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Navy Federal Credit Union 1.99% APR No Balance Transfer Fee Promotion

Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) regularly offers a special balance transfer promotion every January that is available to both new and existing NFCU credit cardholders. This year it is 1.99% APR on balance transfers for 12 months with no balance transfer fee. You must transfer a non-Navy Federal credit card balance before February 28, 2019. (They also have a few new banking specials.) Thanks to Victor for the heads up. Exclusive Offer for Current Cardholders Pay down your credit card balanc...
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CIT Bank Savings Builder Account: 2.45% APY w/ Monthly $100 Deposit

Update: Rate increased 1/3/19. CIT Bank raised the rate on their Savings Builder account to 2.45% APY. That’s a solid rate on liquid savings as long as you set up a $100 monthly auto-deposit so you have nothing to remember. Details and screenshots on how to do that in my original review below. (You could also keep $25,000 there.) CIT Bank has a new high-yield savings account called the Savings Builder Account. This is a unique savings account with two ways to qualify for their highest in...
Tags: Marketing, Banking, CIT Bank, Deals & Offers, CIT Bank Savings Builder Account


5% Cash Back Cards: Gas Stations, Grocery Stores – January to March 2019

Last-minute reminder for 2018 Q4. If you haven’t maxed out your 5% cash back, you could buy Costco/Sams gifts card with the Chase Freedom Visa and Amazon gift certificates with the Discover card before the end of the year. 1st Quarter 2019 registration is now open. The credit cards below offer up to 5% cash back on specific categories that rotate each quarter. It takes a little extra attention, but it can add up to $100+ in additional rewards per year without changing your spending habits. Y...
Tags: Amazon, Credit Cards, Marketing, US, Walmart, Fidelity, Shell, Costco, Don, Deals & Offers, Chase Freedom, American Express Blue Cash Preferred Card, U S Bank Cash Visa Signature Card, Wholesale Clubs Costco Visa Sams Club BJ, Department Stores Chase Pay Try, Amazon com Wholesale Clubs Sam s Club BJ


Healthywage Review: Bet on Yourself, Get Paid To Lose Weight ($50 Prize Bonus)

Update: As a New Year’s promotion, HealthyWage is offering a $50 Prize Boost when I (no obligation to get quote). Expires 11:59pm on January 3rd, 2019. This can effectively double your net winnings! After reading academic studies which found that financial incentives were effective in helping people lose weight, I joined . You tell them how much weight you want to lose, your current body details, how much time you want, and and they’ll calculate what prize to offer you based on how much...
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Mint Mobile Holiday Promotion: 3 Months of Unlimited Talk, Text, 5GB Data For $20 Total ($6.67/Mo)

Holiday offer expires 11:59pm on January 1st, 2019. Mint Mobile is how I keep my cell phone costs low. They use the T-Mobile network, which means if you have a compatible phone switching just involves swapping in a new SIM card. Right now, Mint Mobile has extended their Holiday promotion for new members of 3 months of Unlimited Talk, Text, and 5 GB LTE Data for $20 Total ($6.67 per month) until the end of the year. Here are some additional details: Unlimited talk, text, and 5G LTE data pe...
Tags: Marketing, Deals & Offers, GB LTE Data


TurboTax 2018 Desktop Software Sale: Federal w/ e-File + State $40 w/ $10 Amazon Gift Card

The benefit of “old-school” desktop tax software is that it doesn’t require your Social Security Number and financial details to be stored in the “cloud” at at time when everything is being hacked. Here’s a limited-time deal on TurboTax 2018 that includes a $10 Amazon gift card. That brings it down to an effective net price of $29.99 for TurboTax Deluxe Fed/State and $44.99 for Premier Fed/State. Found via . TurboTax 2018 Tax Software (Deluxe) $29.99 PC Download w/ $10 Amazon Gift Card Mac...
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TurboTax 2018 Desktop Sale: Federal + State + $10 Amazon Gift Card for $40

The benefit of “old-school” desktop tax software is that it doesn’t require your Social Security Number and financial details to be stored in the “cloud” at at time when everything is being hacked. Here’s a limited-time deal on TurboTax 2018 that includes a $10 Amazon gift card. That brings it down to an effective net price of $29.99 for TurboTax Deluxe Fed/State and $44.99 for Premier Fed/State. Found via . TurboTax 2018 Tax Software (Deluxe) $29.99 PC Download w/ $10 Amazon Gift Card Mac...
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ETA Executive Travel App: 1,000 United or American Miles After Each $300+ Booking

ETA (Executive Travel App) is an app that scans your calendar to automatically suggest travel options (hotels, flights, Uber) based on your calendar and personal travel preferences. They still have a new user offer of 3,000 United or American miles when you are referred by a friend and you book your first $300+ trip with ETA (hotels, flights, or car rentals). The referred person also gets 3,000 miles. That is my referral link if you wish to use it, thanks if you do. If you already signed up p...
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Movies Anywhere: Sync 2 Accounts, Get 3 Free Movies

Movies Anywhere is running an anniversary promotion where you can get three free streaming movies for syncing two more accounts. The Martian, Happy Feet, and Fast and Furious 8. You can even get these free titles if you already have a 5 (add 1 more) or 6 (the max unless you have Xfinity) synced accounts. Note that the new links must occur by 11:59pm PST ON 12/27/18 to qualify. Details: * Movies Anywhere users with four or less synced Digital Retailers as of 11 am PST on 11/07/18 must sync ...
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Webull App: Free Stock Trades + Free Share of Stock Referral Bonus

Update: This offer is now set to expire on 1/16/19. Webull is a new brokerage app that has unlimited free stock trades with no platform fees, free real-time quotes, and no minimum balance requirement. (Similar to Robinhood.) Webull also has a referral program where new users can get a free share of stock worth between $3 and $1,000. I believe the referring user also gets the exact same share of stock. Also similar to Robinhood, most people will get a stock closer to $5 in value. Here a...
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Webull App: Free Stock Trades + Free Share of Stock Referral Bonus (+ 1 More For Funding)

(Update: The initial offer was that Webull would give you a free share of stock for simply opening an account. Now through 12/31/18, Webull will give you another share of stock for funding your account with at least $100. So some of you can get another share, and a new user can get 2 free shares. Thanks to , who won a share of AAPL (~$150). I also verified expiration date with Webull.) Webull is a new brokerage app that has unlimited free stock trades with no platform fees, free real-time...
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Amazon: Buy $25 Starbucks Gift Card, Get $5 Amazon Credit

Here’s another quick Starbucks deal. Buy a $25 Starbucks Digital Gift Card (email delivery) and get a free $5 Amazon credit with the promo code SBUX. You should see the code accepted at checkout. Promo Credit is valid through and expires on February 15, 2019, 11:50 PM (PT). Limit one Promo Credit per customer/primary email address. For a limited time, get a $5 Amazon promo credit when you buy at least $25 of select Starbucks Digital Gift Cards offered by ACI Gift Cards Inc., an Amazon comp...
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Hyundai $50 Test Drive Offer: Yes, It’s Both Legit AND Profitable For Hyundai

I was flipping through my Car and Driver magazine when I came across Why Getting Paid $50 to Test Drive a New Car Is Easier Than It Looks. Car manufacturers have offered gift cards for test drives off and on for years. I once test drove a Maserati and got a bunch of free Omaha steaks as well. Yes, all you really have to do is walk in the dealership. Nearly every salesperson will simply let you have the gift card without a test drive if you tell them honestly that you just want the gift card...
Tags: Amazon, Marketing, Omaha, Toyota, Honda, Audi, Nissan, Hyundai, Maserati, Deals & Offers, Dean Evans Hyundai Motor America


Starbucks Gift Card Promo: Buy $10, Get $5 Free $5 with Mastercard

Back again through 12/20. Here’s another Starbucks caffeine promo. Buy a $10+ Starbucks eGift Card with Masterpass, get a free $5 Starbuck eGift card. Masterpass is the online checkout system for Mastercard (like Visa and Visa Checkout). Offer good through 12/20/18 or while supplies last. Limit 1 promotional eGift per person. Usually my wife and I both send each other a gift… If they run out of free codes, they usually will take down the offer page. However, if you’re interested I’d t...
Tags: Marketing, Starbucks, Mastercard, Starbuck, Deals & Offers, MasterPass, Visa and Visa Checkout Offer


The Permanent Gift Guide 2018 – Buy Stuff That Lasts Forever

I’m reading through all these gift guides and so much of it seems just trendy and disposable. Do any of the authors actually own all the stuff they list? How many of these gifts will end up forgotten by this time next year? I decided to create an alternative “Permanent” Gift Guide, consisting of things that (1) I actually own, (2) I’d buy again if I lost it (it sparks joy), and (3) I expect to last for a very long time (or at least comes with a lifetime replacement guarantee). a> href=”...
Tags: Funny, Marketing, America, Frugal Living, Lego, Vermont, Chinatown, Moka, Le Creuset, Wusthof, Deals & Offers, Henckels, Osprey Packs Farpoint


Robinhood Checking Account 3% APY: What Does SIPC Insurance Mean?

I don’t know who does PR for Robinhood, but they are good. I don’t ever recall this many media articles in a single day for a checking account. Techcrunch, Barron’s, Business Insider, Bloomberg, USA Today, CNBC, Marketwatch… All coming the day after they deactivated some user accounts without notice and halted all options trading mid-day. Robinhood announced a new that is basically a cash management account that is a companion to their (required) brokerage account product. Robinhood is...
Tags: Marketing, US, Investing, Banking, Usps, Treasury, Robinhood, FDIC, Deals & Offers, SIPC, APY, Sutton Bank, MoneyPass ATM, Fidelity CMA, Reserve Primary Fund


Robinhood (Not a) Checking Account 3% APY: SIPC Insurance Mean?

I don’t know who does PR for Robinhood, but they are good. I don’t ever recall this many media articles in a single day for a pseudo-checking account. Techcrunch, Barron’s, Business Insider, Bloomberg, USA Today, CNBC, Marketwatch… All coming the day after they deactivated some user accounts without notice and halted all options trading mid-day. Robinhood announced a new to expand their existing (required) brokerage account product. Robinhood is not a bank, and this account is not FDIC...
Tags: Marketing, US, Investing, Banking, Usps, Treasury, Robinhood, FDIC, US Treasuries, Deals & Offers, SIPC, APY, Sutton Bank, MoneyPass ATM, Fidelity CMA


Bank of America Cash Rewards Card Review: Choose Your 3%-5.25% Cash Back Category

Updated. Bank of America announced some new changes that will take effect January 14th, 2019. Cardholders will be able to choose their 3% cash back category from one of these 6 options: gas, online shopping, dining, travel, drug stores, or home improvement and furnishings. Before it was only gas. You can change your category once each calendar month in-app or online. Do nothing and it will stay the same. Stays the same: The fixed 2% cash back on grocery and wholesale clubs and the limit...
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Navy Federal CU Year End Specials: $100 IRA Bonus + 3.75% APY 40-Month IRA Certificate

Updated 2018. Navy Federal Credit Union (membership now limited primarily to those with military affiliation) announced their year-end specials. 40-month IRA Certificate at 3.75% APY with add-ons. Open with $50 minimum. Make additional deposits anytime during those 40 months (up to $150,000 max). $100 Bonus for first-time IRAs at NavyFed. Offer only available to members who open their first IRA (at NavyFed) and deposit a minimum of $100 in the new IRA account no later than 45 days after a...
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Hanscom Federal CU Thrive Review: 5.00% APY High Interest Starter Account

(Note: As of 12/10/18, HFCU also has a 19-month special certificate at 3.00% APY.) Hanscom Federal Credit Union (HFCU) has hiked the rate on their CU Thrive account to 5.00% APY, which is a capped certificate of deposit that rewards consistent saving. The rate is set for 12 months, and during those 12 months you can transfer up to $500 every month from a HFCU checking account. No monthly fees. However, you cannot make any withdrawals during those 12 months, or you will be subject to an earl...
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