The Best Credit Cards for Beginners in December 2020

The Best Credit Cards for Beginners in December 2020

If you’ve never had a credit card before, getting started with one can be pretty daunting for the beginner. Without any experience in the world of credit, how are you supposed to know where to start, or which card to apply for first?

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Best Credit Card Signup Bonuses for December 2020

Best Credit Card Signup Bonuses for December 2020


Here is a current list of our top four favorite credit card signup bonus offers. Consider all of these to be highly recommended. If you’re new, I realize that it can be scary to apply for any credit card, but if you are diligent about paying your bills on time and in full, the rewards are endless.

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Walmart’s Cyber Monday Plans Released

Walmart’s Cyber Monday Plans Released

We can’t cover some of the biggest Cyber Monday sales without mentioning Walmart! This year, the Walmart Cyber Monday sale begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, November 30. Walmart had their Black Friday deals spread out across three events during the month of November, but their Cyber Monday sale will be a more traditional, one-day sale online.

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These are Target’s Cyber Monday Plans

These are Target’s Cyber Monday Plans

Just because we’ve done a lot of our Black Friday shopping online this year doesn’t mean we should forget about Cyber Monday. Many retailers still have some deals up their sleeves for you and Target is no exception. Find out what they have in store for Cyber Week this year.

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What to Expect from Amazon’s Cyber Monday Sale

What to Expect from Amazon’s Cyber Monday Sale

With the 2020 holiday shopping season underway, you may have already started shopping Black Friday sales and this year you likely were able to shop them online. In the past, most online deals were featured in the store’s Cyber Monday sale, but this year is different. We’re starting to see some news about Cyber Monday sales come through and one of the big-name retailers releasing information on their sale is Amazon.

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Best Black Friday TV Deals of 2020

Best Black Friday TV Deals of 2020

There are tons of Black Friday TV deals to sort through, and so we have. These are some of the best as chosen by our expert electronics deal editors, David and Mike. Unlike other years, many of these won’t require you to stand in line for hours. Instead, add them to your cart online (but hurry, they still sell out fast!) and have them delivered to your home.

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The Best Deals from the 2020 Walmart Black Friday Ad

The Best Deals from the 2020 Walmart Black Friday Ad

Walmart released the ads for its first two Black Friday shopping events this year. The first event will start on November 4 and deals will begin online at 7 p.m. ET. Our deal editors have paged through the Walmart Black Friday ad and have selected the best deals from each event so far. Keep reading to find out which are the best Walmart Black Friday deals of 2020!

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Frugal Living Podcast: Is It Possible to Use Rewards Points to Travel the World?

Frugal Living Podcast: Is It Possible to Use Rewards Points to Travel the World?

In the fifth episode of Frugal Living, Jim talks to Mark Jackson about travel. Is it possible to use reward points (from credit cards, hotels, airlines, and elsewhere) to see the world? Mark answers that question. You can listen to the Frugal Living Podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, on Anchor.fm, or anywhere you go to find podcasts.

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The Top 30 Black Friday Deals of 2020

The Top 30 Black Friday Deals of 2020
Price Correction: We made a mistake on the price of the Apple Watch Series 6 at Target. It is $349.99 per the Target ad. Our apologies for this oversight and it has been fixed.

When we choose our top Black Friday deals, it’s not just about the discount. We’re thinking about who’s on your holiday shopping list, and what you’ve got your eye on for yourself. This year, our picks for the best online Black Friday deals of 2020 include holiday decor, apparel, toys, and more to help keep your holiday safe and cozy at home.

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Frugal Living Podcast: Board Games, Video Games, and TTRPG, Oh My!

Frugal Living Podcast: Board Games, Video Games, and TTRPG, Oh My!

In the fourth episode of the Frugal Living podcast, host Jim Markus talks with Samantha Nelson, a freelance games writer, about the value of tabletop and video games during the pandemic lockdown and beyond. You can listen to the Frugal Living podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, on Anchor.fm, or anywhere you go to find podcasts.

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