5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Rent

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Rent

I want to present you with two quick facts about renting. Maybe you already know them. 1. The global rental industry is worth about $26 billion, according to The Economist. 2. You can rent a puppy, according to several Google …

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Don’t Get Duped: 4 Ways to Spot a Fake Department Store Sale

Don’t Get Duped: 4 Ways to Spot a Fake Department Store Sale

It’s hard not to get taken in by a good department store sale. When the tag shows a 50 percent drop in price, it’s only natural to feel like you need to snatch it up, but what if the tag is …

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How I Turned My Chase Sapphire Reserve 100k Bonus into a Trip Around the World

How I Turned My Chase Sapphire Reserve 100k Bonus into a Trip Around the World

When the Chase Sapphire Reserve card premiered in August 2016, it made quite a splash. It’s not everyday we see cards offering bonuses of 100,000 Ultimate Rewards points just for meeting the minimum spend requirements, so of course I signed up …

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7 Money-Saving Resources for Small Business Owners

7 Money-Saving Resources for Small Business Owners

This week is Small Business Week, and if you’re running a small business, you know every dollar counts. What you may not know? Just how many money-saving resources are available to you! Here are our top seven favorite ways small business …

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How I Took a $20,000 Luxury Vacation for (Nearly) Free!

How I Took a $20,000 Luxury Vacation for (Nearly) Free!

As the personal finance and travel editor here at Brad’s Deals, I make it a point to maximize my savings when I travel. When my fiancée wanted to visit the Australian Open in Melbourne to celebrate her graduation from her MBA, I set out to find a way to get us halfway around the world for less, without having to sacrifice on comfort. As flights from Los Angeles to Australia run more than 13 hours each way, finding ways to redeem points and miles for premium seating was a must.

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

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 …

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5 Sneaky Ways to Trick Yourself into Saving Money

5 Sneaky Ways to Trick Yourself into Saving Money

Saving money is tough for many people–I know I have trouble resisting the occasional splurge on my favorite beverage or a vacation away. But there are plenty of ways for you to save without even noticing! Here are a few tips that I use …

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4 Things That Cost More for Women than for Men

4 Things That Cost More for Women than for Men

As a gal on a budget, there are few things more infuriating than the dreaded “pink tax.” What’s the pink tax, you ask? Well next time you’re at the drugstore, try comparing the prices of products that are marketed towards women with …

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How to Maximize Discounts and Rewards When Eating Out

How to Maximize Discounts and Rewards When Eating Out

My wife and I love to go out and try new and exciting restaurants. It’s our way of enjoying some quality time together, and over the last five years there have been so many amazing restaurants opening up here in Denver. …

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10 Expensive Things That Will Save You Money in the Long Run

10 Expensive Things That Will Save You Money in the Long Run

Just because something is cheap, doesn’t mean it’s going to save you any money in the long run. Sometimes, paying more upfront is the better deal. Here are a few items that you should splurge on now if you want to …

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