We've written about the benefits of Bank of America's credit cards in the past, but if you really want to maximize your relationship with Bank of America, see if you qualify for Preferred Rewards. The coveted rewards program can earn you up to 2.62% cash back, and even give the opportunity to pay less on your taxes.
Every year, an estimated $2.5 billion in leftover gift card credit gets unused. Instead of letting your unwanted gift cards sit in the bottom of a drawer, with the invention of gift card exchanges, you can sell them for cash or trade them for cards you’ll actually use. And as a buyer, you can get these cards for up to 35% off what you’d normally pay. Here’s how gift card exchanges work and what you need to know:
Chicago is an amazing place, but living here can be an expensive endeavor.
Trendy toys are often some of the hardest things to find discounts on during the holiday season. While Black Friday yields killer prices on everything from clothes and electronics to appliances and home goods, the most popular seasonal toys aren't usually priced more than a few bucks off, even during the hottest holiday sales. But if you have the Target Cartwheel app, you might just be able to score all your kids' favorite things at a 50 percent discount. Here's how.
Buying something for just a buck might seem too good to be true, but for the many dollar store deal-sniffers out there, it's a fact of life.
Coupons are awesome. I'm a big fan of the little jolt I get when I paste coupon code into the "Have a promo code?" section of the shopping cart of any given online retailer. Paper coupons are awesome, too, although I use them less often.
Over the past few years, Uber and Lyft have exploded onto the scene, ticking off taxi drivers everywhere and making ride sharing a super cheap, super easy and relatively safe way to get from one place to another. We've talked before about why we like these apps so much, but frequent riders will know there's one major downside to using Uber and Lyft to get around: surge pricing.
It's easy to be wooed by the pretty packaging and name-recognition of branded items at the grocery or drug store. Sure, it costs a bit more than the generic stuff, but that's gotta mean it's better, right? Wrong.