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    Save Money & Time

    Personal Capital is one of our favorite finance tools. We love using it to track our net worth and account balances! They also offer a Retirement Planner, Fee Analyzer, Portfolio Checkup, Contribution Calculators and so much more … all for FREE!

    Every dollar is our favorite budgeting software to use! Read our review of the best budgeting tools for those seeking financial independence. 

    Rakuten is a smart and easy way to save money on online purchases. Sign up for Rakuten through our link and after spending $25, you will receive a $10 welcome bonus. For more information on Rakuten, please see our blog post for more information.

    Mint makes budgeting easy by syncing together bank accounts, credit cards, and more to help you get your financial life in check. It’s made by the same group behind Turbo Tax, the popular tax return filer!

    This InstantPot has saved us so much time during the week. We cook once on Sundays and have enough meals for the two of us through Thursday. It’s available in multiple sizes for couples or families, and with a multitude of cooking settings, the options are endless.

    Dashlane has been a life saver! It doesn’t just store all of our usernames and passwords. It automatically inputs them for you on mobile or desktop when you’re trying to login. You can also utilize their password generator which creates safe options for you to use for new accounts.

    Billshark does all of the hard work for you. Its team of experts handles bill negotiations to get you the best rates available. Use the savings calculator to see how much you can save and then let the Sharks get to work on lowering your bills. If you don’t save money, you won’t be charged any fees!

    CardPool is one of our new favorite ways to save money. They offer everyday discounts up to 35% OFF on physical gift cards and e-gift cards at the places you already shop or eat. We notoriously save money by purchasing their Domino’s gift cards when we’ve budgeted for some take-out. You can get $5 off your first purchase with our link!

    Money Patrol is an advanced personal finance monitoring, budgeting, and money management tool. Their users report an average of $5K+ positive impact on their personal finances! Try it out with a 15 day free trial.

    Do you want to forge your own financial path? PocketSmith provides personal finance tools crafted to help you be more productive with your money. Reflect on financial patterns, take control of your spending, and understand the impact of your decisions on your financial future.

    Don’t pay full price for your internet, cable, and phone bills. Let Trim find ways to save on your bill and do the work negotiating it lower for you!

    Managing finances can be hard. Truebill makes it easy to optimize your spending, manage subscriptions, lower your bills, and stay on top of your financial life. Take control of your money by signing up now!

    Stop living paycheck-to-paycheck, get out of debt, and save more money. Try You Need a Budget’s award-winning software free for 34 days. On average, new budgeters save $600 in their first two months and more than $6,000 their first year!

    Ever look at that spare change you’ve got in your pocket? Why not take its digital counterpart and invest that money? Acorns takes your purchases and rounds them up to the nearest dollar, investing the change in the process.

    Reading a book can sometimes be a chore, and listening to music is exciting. Combine reading and listening and you get Audiobooks.com! For $14.95 per month, you get up to three books to listen to. With this special offer, you can get 3 books free and a 30-day free trial!

    Drop lets you link your bank and credit card accounts to track everything you buy. Every purchase from a qualifying retailer earns you Drop points, worth 0.1 cents per point!

    Fetch Rewards scans your grocery receipts and earns you points for qualifying purchases!

    Honey makes saving money on purchases as simple as a single click. It adds potential promo codes to thousands of stores online to fetch you the best deal.

    For parents of young kids, reading is invaluable to their development! Get 2 free books with only $1 shipping!

    Ibotta gives you money for your purchases. Whether it’s qualifying items from grocery receipts or discounts through linked stores, saving money is simple.

    Yet another great way to save money when shopping online, MyPoints takes it a step further and pays you for taking surveys and dining out, too!

    Rover connects pet owners with pet walkers nationwide. Linking together with people who need their pets walked is super simple with the app.

    TaskRabbit aims to connect people with workers, or “taskers,” who will help with cleaning, running errands and more. 

    Uber, the ever-popular ride share app, has all but replaced the need for taxis. It’s not too expensive to travel, and drivers can make a fair share of money each night.

    Courses

    This is the solution for taking your struggling blog from $0 to $1,000+ months through proven expert strategies. You’ll learn how to stay laser focused, get loads of free traffic, create your own monetization strategy, build a loyal family of email subscribers, and much more!

    The Pro Blogger Bundle is the ultimate discounted course bundle of Create and Go’s 3 best-selling courses on how to start your blog and earn six figures blogging from home! Learn to launch your blog biz, get tens to hundreds of thousands of monthly Pinterest visitors, and earn six figures from your blog!

    Learn how to build a six figure blog without millions of visitors or selling your soul. Michelle went from $0 in affiliate income to over $50,000 per month, and you can too!

    Blogging is better when bloggers work together. The Money Mix Insiders program is a group of highly dedicated bloggers working together to build bigger, faster and influential websites.

    Facebook is one of the fastest growing and most valuable ad platforms in the world. FB Ads for bloggers is a step-by-step course that shows you how to attract tens of thousands of new, loyal readers to your site for as little as $1 per day!

    Drive 10,000 – 100,000 FREE monthly visitors to your blog on autopilot! Learn how to set up your Pinterest profile, automatic traffic with pin scheduling, create beautiful custom pins, and more.

    Learn how to scale your traffic with SEO so you can make more money blogging. You can sign up for the FREE masterclass now!

    Learn how to turn your passion for visiting thrift stores, yard sales and flea markets into a profitable reselling business in as little as 14 days! Learn 3 insider secrets to help you grow your flipping profits — for free!

    Credit Cards, Banks & Loans

    Earn 2X points on dining and travel, plus 1 point for every $1 spent on all other purchases. New customers are eligible for 60,000 bonus points. That’s $750 toward airfare or hotels when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards!

    The same great rewards for your business card! Earn 2X points on dining and travel, plus 1 point for every $1 spent on all other purchases. New customers are eligible for 60,000 bonus points.

    Get 2 points per $1 spent on Southwest® and Rapid Rewards® hotel and car rental partner purchases and 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases, plus 3,000 anniversary points each year!

    Earn 7X Hilton Honors bonus points on eligible purchases at Hilton hotels and resorts and 5X on eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants and supermarkets. Plus, new customers are eligible for 100,000 additional bonus points!

    Accelerate your savings by earning up to 0.95% APY with a savings plan that fits your lifestyle. As a top-10 online bank, CIT commits itself to grow and preserve your savings safely and securely.

    Apply for a personal loan to get you one step ahead. Rates start at 4.99% APR, and you can find your rate without affecting your credit in just 2 minutes!

    Your credit scores should be free, and now they are! Compare personalized offers for credit cards, loans and more without hurting your scores. 

    Get your FICO Scores and credit reports, plus $!M identity theft insurance. You’ll have access to monthly Experian credit reports, 10 FICO scores, credit report monitoring, and FICO Score analysis! Get your first month for only $4.95.

    Get personal loans up to $35,000 with low fixed rates, affordable monthly payments, and no prepayment fees. Plus, checking your rate won’t impact your credit score!

    Open a Webull brokerage account and receive a free stock valued between $2.5-$250. When you make an initial deposit of $100 or more, you’ll receive a 2nd free stock valued between $12-$1400. Sign up for your free brokerage account now!

    SoFi is a quick and easy way to refinance your student loans and personal loans online. They make the process stress-free and offer competitive rates that are bound to save you money in the long-term.

    Meal Prep & Delivery

    We wrote a long review of our meal delivery service experiences – where we discussed how much we saved on our food budget! HelloFresh, Blue Apron, Plated, Freshly, UrthBox and more were covered.

    Walmart Grocery Pickup is seriously a life-changer! You order fresh groceries, Walmart does the shopping and loads your car for FREE. How easy is that? Here’s $10 to try it.

    This InstantPot has saved us so much time during the week. We cook once on Sundays and have enough meals for the two of us through Thursday. It’s available in multiple sizes for couples or families, and with a multitude of cooking settings, the options are endless.

    Blue Apron makes the act of cooking simple. Each week, a chef will send you a prepared meal plan with all its ingredients shipped directly to your door.

    When you’re low on time but want a great meal, Gobble is there for you. All you need to make a homemade dinner is 15 minutes, and with this deal, you can get 6 meals for $36!

    Travel

    Airbnb is a great way to save money on traveling by staying in private residences around the globe rather than expensive resorts!  With many different options, you are bound to find something that suits you and your family. Sign up for an account through our link and receive $40 off your next stay of $75 or more, plus a $15 credit towards an activity.

    Airport parking at it’s finest. You’ll never have to ask friends or family to drive you to the airport again. Drop your car off, get a quick shuttle to the airport and back again once you’re home. Use our link to get a free day of parking!

    When planning to travel hack, it can be difficult to keep track of all of your rewards points. Make it simpler by signing up for Award Wallet. They keep all of your accounts updated in one place so you always know the amount of points you have for your next vacation.

    Tripit helps schedule your travel by keeping all of your reservations and itineraries in one place. From info about your flights, hotels, car rentals and more – this amazing app illustrates your trip or vacation in chronological order. A must for the avid travel hacker.

    When you want to experience all Vegas has to offer but are overwhelmed with the amount of choices and the prices, Las Vegas Perks has you covered. Purchase one of their packages and receive heavily discounted perks in Sin City.

    Blogging / Business

    The Only Legal Bundle (The 3 Best-Selling Legal Templates + 9 Bonuses) You Need to Comply with the Law + Protect Your Blog and Online Business Legally. This bundle comes with templates written by a lawyer that can be used for your blog’s disclosures page, privacy statement, disclaimers, or affiliate information. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing your blog is covered!

    This is another thorough and customizable template from Amira for either businesses or freelancers. It includes provisions like status, services, term, compensation, confidentiality and ownership of intellectual property. Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that this was written by a lawyer to keep you safe. It even includes 3 bonuses!

    BigScoots is our recommended hosting provider. There are a variety of options: shared hosting, VPS, and dedicated servers. With it being fully customized to your site’s needs plus completely optimized for WordPress, it’s perfect for anyone’s blog. Not to mention, they take care of everything and their customer service is unmet!

    We store all of our pictures and documents safely in PCloud. It has helped us collaborate by keeping everything in one place, but able to be viewed on different computers. In addition, it’s a much cheaper option to services like DropBox. Everything is able to be saved and opened right from our computer drive but stored online. It keeps our computers running quickly, too. Use our link and get one FREE month of PCloud Premium.

    Quickbooks has been a great way for us to keep our blog finances organized and track our progress. For a limited time, sign up for a new online subscription through our link, and receive 50% off the monthly price of your subscription for 3 months or 50% off for 6 months if your subscription is bundled with Payroll.  After the 3 months, you will be charged the current monthly price. Additionally, you will receive a $50 Visa® Prepaid Card 60 days after the purchase via email.

    SocialBee is a great social media scheduler. It helps us to make posting to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter completely passive. Their model is category based rather than calendar based. So, you can create evergreen content once and have it shared periodically forever according to your schedule.

    Tailwind is what we use to schedule our Pinterest pins! It also has invaluable features like SmartLoop, Tribes and Insights.

    ConvertKit has made it easy to get in contact with our email list. We can create broadcasts, automations, sequences, opt-in forms, landing pages, and tags for our subscribers all from this one service.

    Trello is arguably the best tool we use. It organizes every part of our lives, both business and personal, in one place!

    Through Canva’s web-based creation center, you can create professional-looking graphics in minutes. It’s never been easier to branding materials.

    Turbo Tax is the site you typically will only need once a year, but once that time comes, you NEED it. It makes it simple to get the highest tax return possible, so make sure to utilize this come tax time!

    Side Hustle

    Decluttr is the perfect solution if you want to get rid of things but don’t want to spend the time worrying about finding a buyer. It buys from you!

    FlexJobs gives you the best remote work and other legitimate flexible positions. It is a great way to find some extra work!

    Getaround makes it simple to rent cars, tucks and vans from other car owners all over. You can rent by as low as the hour!

    HealthyWage offers cash prizes for your physical health progress. It’s a great way to not only get paid but get paid by getting healthier!

    You can earn cash online by reading emails, completing surveys and playing online games. There’s so many more ways to make money from Inbox Dollars!

    Instacart is one of the biggest online grocery delivery companies. You can earn upwards of $20 per hour shopping and delivering groceries to people through the app!

    Mistplay is the perfect money-making venture for gamers. You can reward points for playing specific games and other in-app challenges.

    The National Consumer Panel is a service where shoppers can scan their product purchases’ barcodes in exchange for reward points. It’s another simple way to make and save money!

    Opinion Outpost is a paid survey site that gives you money in exchange for helping worldwide brands grow their knowledge base!

    Pinecone Research is more selective about its participants, but its “panelists” are given surveys and products to test and provide data on in exchange for money!

    You know that you can save money by hiring dog walkers through Rover, but you can also make money, too! So many people are looking for pet-sitters, and you can be one of them.

    Shipt is one of Instacart’s biggest competitors, and while it also specializes in grocery delivery, its paymendetails can vary. Why not do both Instacart and Shipt?

    Survey Junkie offers users the chance to provide their opinions about numerous topics. You can make money in exchange for it, too!

    SurveyJunkie is pretty much the same as SwagBucks. Both offer surveys, both offer money. Double the money if you use both!

    Swappa is the place to buy and sell your used tech! Unlike Decluttr, you will have to find a buyer, but you will most likely make more money!

    Vindale Research connects worldwie companies with consumers to gather data to make their products better. Make money in exchange for your opinion!

    Real Estate

    DiversyFund specializes in multi-family real estate properties. The minimum investment is $500, and there are no platform fees or accredation requirements.

    YieldStreet focuses on generating passive income streams for those who invest in the platform in a variety of areas, such as the real estate world.

    Insurance

    Bestow offers low-cost term life insurance, covering people for 10 or 20 years. It attempts to make the process of obtaining insurance quick and easy without the need for countless doctor visits.

    Gabi attempts to offer both home and car insurance through its curated sources of insurance platforms. Just search for what you need, and it will compare quotes!

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