Costco New Membership Deal w/ $40 Costco Gift Card + $40 off $250 Online Coupon

Jun 6, 2022

My Money Blog has partnered with CardRatings and Credit-Land for selected credit cards and may receive a commission. All opinions expressed are the author’s alone, and has not been provided nor approved by any of the companies mentioned. The Groupon deal for a new Costco Gold Star Membership is back, where for the regular price of $60 you can get the following: 1-year Gold Star membership ($60 normally by itself), with auto-renewal of the Costco membership using a Visa® credit or ...read more

7 Tips to Save Money at the Airport

Jun 6, 2022

You spend enough on vacation as it is. The last thing you need is to blow $5 on bottled water, $75 on parking and $200 for an overweight suitcase at the airport. When you’re trying to get from the curbside to the terminal, here are seven hacks to help you save money at the airport. 7 Money-Saving Tips for When You’re Traveling Through Airports 1. Pack Food From Home You’ll pay a premium buying meals at airport restaurants or snacks from the kiosk by your gate. Be proactive instead and br ...read more

When It Makes Sense To NOT Pay Off Your Student Loans

Jun 6, 2022

Student loan debt can be a drain on your personal finances. The thought of having student loan debt may not put a smile on your face, but in some cases, it can make sense to hold off on repayment.  If you are on the fence about accelerating your student loan repayments, this article will walk you through why you might want to wait to pay off your student loans. We’re partnering with Chipper to help you understand when it might make sense to NOT pay off your student loans (and of c ...read more

40+ Easy Jobs That Pay Weekly (Ultimate 2022 List)

Jun 6, 2022

Having a job that pays weekly can be fantastic for your finances. The consistent cash flow can help you pay your bills on time – leaving more money in your bank account each week. If you're experiencing a cash crunch, having a job that pays weekly can be a huge bonus. That extra few hundred dollars can make an enormous difference for your finances. In this post, I'll explore some of the best jobs that pay weekly, some advantages of jobs that pay weekly, and how you can make money on the side ...read more

12 Hazardous Products That Were Recalled in May

Jun 6, 2022

When Ford vehicles have an airbag problem or Kraft recalls millions of boxes of macaroni, it’s headline-worthy news. But what about the many other products you use every day? Thankfully, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC, keeps tabs on these items. The CPSC is an independent federal regulatory agency tasked with protecting the public against risk of injury or death posed by consumer products. Among its duties is to obtain product recalls and arrange for a repair, replacemen ...read more

Introduction To Amazon FBA Business – The Complete A – Z Guide To Amazon FBA Program

Jun 6, 2022

Amazon FBA Program is a great business opportunity for anyone to venture into and successfully make money for themselves. While Amazon may seem like a daunting platform to start selling on, with a little bit of planning and preparation, you can launch your own FBA business in no time! And I will be giving you a detailed guide on everything you need to know about this program. Amazon, the world’s largest online store, has a unique program that allows individuals and businesses to sell th ...read more

5 Money-Making Strategies For DIY Lovers

Jun 6, 2022

Pexels. CCO Licensed. Love making, building or fixing things? There may be ways of turning your passion for DIY into an extra income. Below are just a few money-making strategies that are ideal for DIY lovers.  Start your own contractor business Making money as a contractor is always an option. Rather than working for an employer, you can start your own business and set your own rates. You could make money as a general contractor, however it’s typically better to focus on a nich ...read more

Truebill vs Mint: Best Money Saving App in 2022 (Ultimate Guide)

Jun 6, 2022

If you're in the market for a budgeting app to help you stay on top of your finances, Truebill and Mint are two of the heavy hitters on the market you've probably heard of. Both apps offer a variety of features to help you save money and keep more of your hard earned income. But which one is better and what are the key differences? In this post, I'll explore Truebill vs Mint, the main differences between the personal finance apps, and much more. Let's get started! What Are The Advantages ...read more

78% of People Aren’t Ready for Retirement, but There’s Good News

Jun 6, 2022

Rido / Shutterstock.com Editor's Note: This story originally appeared on NewRetirement. A recent study, the 2022 Schroders US Retirement Survey, reports that a mere 22% of people approaching retirement age believe that they’ll have enough money to maintain a comfortable standard of living, down from 26% a year ago. Only 1 out of every 5 are prepared for retirement. Most people believe they haven’t saved enough, especially with potentially worsening economic conditions. If you are conc ...read more

Life Events People Tend To Forget To Save For

Jun 6, 2022

Let’s face it, life can get pretty expensive! We have to spend money each and every day to put food on the table and keep the lights on, and we need to save up for bigger life events we’ve always wanted to be part of. Indeed, things like paying off debt are always on your mind, but other situations can be less obvious about their financial aspect. And it’s these life events we want to focus on today; here are some of the biggest things you’ll have to do as life goes on that you’l ...read more

Dear Penny: Will I Owe My Husband Alimony if We Separated 10 Years Ago?

Jun 6, 2022

Dear Penny, I've been separated for more than 10 years after a 30-plus-year marriage. The past 10 years, I've supported the family home, paid off all outstanding bills and paid off the credit card debt of over $15,000.  I also sold the family home last year and split the proceeds equally. Before selling the home, I couldn’t afford an attorney for a divorce. (I made half of what I make now, and holding on to the house took most of my money.) I filed on my own behalf, but it never wen ...read more