Money Hacks

Amazon Prime Hack: Get an Extra Year for $72 This Saturday Only!

This morning, Amazon announced that this Saturday 1/24, for one day only, they will be dropping the price of an Amazon Prime subscription from $99 to $72, celebrating Transparent's win for "Best TV Series, Comedy or Musical" at the 72nd Annual Golden Globes. 

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Pick Up Your Tax Refund in Cash at Walmart!

Are you ready for tax season? Walmart is.

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Skip Surge Pricing on Valentine's Day Roses: Order Now for 2/14 Delivery

Valentine's Day is still a month away, but planning ahead can save you some serious money on flowers for your loved ones. 

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What You Need to Know About the Staples Credit Card Breach

Office supply retailer Staples released a statement last week addressing the company's investigation into its recent credit card breach. Here's what we know so far. 

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3 Reasons Why Credit Cards Are Better than Cash for Holiday Shopping

You hear a lot about the evils of credit cards these days, and the conventional wisdom around holiday shopping insists that paying with cash is always the best option.

That conventional wisdom is wrong.

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6 Simple Steps for Making (and Sticking With!) a Holiday Budget

The holidays are a time of excess in all things: food is gobbled, booze is chugged, family comes in droves, and above all, money is spent like it's going out of style. If you're tired of waking up every year on January 1 with a negative balance in your checking account, it might be time for you to start building a holiday budget. 

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Amazon's New 'Make an Offer' Feature Encourages Online Haggling

Have you ever looked longingly at something on Amazon and wished you could negotiate the price? Well your dream has come true! Amazon is rolling out a new 'Make an Offer' feature, which lets consumers directly negotiate with sellers of select items. And unlike websites like Ebay which offer similar services, Amazon's 'Make an Offer' isn't an auction format. Customers communicate directly with the sellers

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End Your Relationship with Cable...for Good!

With more and more TV companies and content producers embracing the notion of TV over the internet, there's never been a better time to let your satellite or cable TV provider know that it's just not working out and that you're ready to start seeing your favorite shows through other means.

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$20 off Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Between this Sunday, October 19th, and October 25th, you can save $20 off of $300 in Visa gift cards at Staples.

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$10 off $10 with Uber and American Express

One of the greatest service-oriented startups out there today is Uber.  I love a company that takes on an industry with lots of political might (the taxi industry), and seeks to upend an antiquated system that is no good for customers or competition.

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