how to choose credit card

How Two Credit Card Offers Evolved Over the Last Two Years

How to choose credit card with all the options out there? Good news: if you don't find the credit card offer you want right now, wait. I collected offers for the same cards over two years and it's amazing how much they change. One of our favorite…
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Get Off the Fee Treadmill

Don’t you just hate it when you save some money using your ultra-cool frugal tactics, only to have your bounty eaten up by something as silly as fees? Sometimes it feels like we are playing a zero-sum game—the balancing out of money saved…
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5 Things You Can Do While Watching Television to Help Your Bottom Line

One of my key learnings so far in the Reliant Blogger Conservation Challenge I’ve entered is how much television watching I was able to easily eliminate in one week: 8 hours. Wow. Granted, most of the time when I am watching television I am…
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10 Ways We Save Money on Our Water Bill

Wondering how to save money on water bill? I've been dabbling in reducing our water bill for years. Grab a pencil, a notepad, and listen up! I grew up on a farm in the bucolic landscape of Pennsylvania, where a Well provided the water for us…
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It’s Energy Awareness Month…and I’ve Entered a Contest

Energy Awareness Month is here and we've entered a contest! Follow along with us as we learn how to get our electricity costs down, down, and down some more. Did we win? Things have gone rather dark in our household. Literally. It’s Energy…