Brad's Favorite Freebies: Office 365 for Students, Family Fun Magazine & Beauty Samples

This week's freebies roundup includes: Office 365 for Students, Family Fun Magazine & Beauty Samples!

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Travel Hack Tuesday: 5 Reasons Why Starwood's Starpoints Are So Valuable

Starwood Hotels' Starpoints are some of the most valuable loyalty points in the industry (most valuations place their value at above 2 cents per point).  But like many travel currencies, you may not be using them in the best way possible.  Let's dive deep into the Starwood Preferred Guest program and see what are the best ways to redeem Starpoints.

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The Best Time to Buy Everything: A Year-Round Guide to Staying Fabulous on a Budget

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a deal-seeker. A sale-warrior. A champion of the noble coupon.  You’re the kind of person who scours thrift stores for vintage hidden gems, who scores the hottest bag of the year in the clearance section, the kind of person who gets up at 4am every Black Friday and heads to the mall armed with a game plan and the knowledge that you’re the best goddarn deal shopper this world has ever seen.

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The Best Credit Cards for Gas and Groceries

One of life's largest expenses is putting fuel in the tank, both your tank and your car's.  For those of us tied to our cars, gasoline is a necessary weekly purchase, and puts a real dent in our take-home pay.  And, food is something we all must buy.  Luckily, there are a few credit card products out there that can save you money at the pump and grocery store(and they aren't the ones you'd expect).

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Have Some Extra Money Lying Around? Here's Where to Put It...

Many people working today aren't as focused as they should be on retirement savings.  Before the Great Recession hit, the US savings rate was at 2.5%.  It's rebounded a bit now, to 4.1%, but still well below the 10% rate we saw four decades ago.  If you have some extra cash lying around, and haven't been saving as much as you should, this guide should give you an idea on where it should go.

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Free Money for Using Your Amex Card

American Express has been a very socially-savvy company over the past few years.  One of their programs, Amex Sync, is one you may not be aware of.  By linking your Amex account to your Twitter account, you can save hundreds of dollars!

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Brad's Favorite Freebies: McDonald's, Krispy Kreme & Nesquik

This week's freebies roundup includes: McDonald's, Krispy Kreme & Nesquik!

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Want Some Bonus Points? Check Out the Latest Hotel Promotions!

Brand loyalty is a strategy utilized by many who travel often.  It makes sense to many to stay in one program and reap the maximum benefits possible on their next business trip or vacation.  

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What's the Future of Your Wallet? Check Out Apple Pay and the Apple Watch

If you're reading this, I'm sure you've heard all the noise about Apple's newest products like the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch.  While these new products are very exciting, I'm most excited for Apple's announcement about Apple Pay, which finally makes use of NFC technology in your iPhone 6 and Apple Watch to attempt the impossible: replace your wallet.

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How to Book Award Travel For Families

Many of the top award travel bloggers are single, or travel as a couple. Compared to families, these travelers have an easy time finding just one or two frequent flier mile award seats, and they never have to worry if their taxi or rental car can accommodate them.On the other hand, families that aspire to earn and use their points and miles for award travel face a much more difficult challenge.

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