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Minimizing Your Tax Burden

Minimizing Your Tax Burden

Given that tax season is upon us, I thought it would be appropriate to list some tips for saving money on taxes. There are obvious ways of course, such as deductions for charitable giving, putting money in a 401(k), etc., but I hope to list some methods which may not...
How to Pay Your Mortgage with a Credit Card

How to Pay Your Mortgage with a Credit Card

As someone who is always looking to maximize the rewards I get from credit cards, I am always irritated when certain billing parties don’t allow this as an option. The primary offenders, of course, are mortgage lenders, who insist that you pay them using your bank...
Credit Card Churning

Credit Card Churning

There is a vast array of literature (mostly online) on the broad topic known as “credit card churning”, so this article will only serve as a brief introduction. Of course, one can use these concepts to increase income / save money with only a basic understanding, but...
Extra Income Idea – Bank Sign-up Bonuses

Extra Income Idea – Bank Sign-up Bonuses

In order to attract new customers, many banks are offering generous sign-up bonuses, and they hope to make a return on their investment by smartly investing your money and charging you fees. Believe it or not, banks make most of their money by charging fees –...
Rent Out Your Parking Space

Rent Out Your Parking Space

For those who live in densely populated urban areas and have designated off-street parking, such people can earn substantial income by renting out unused parking spaces or driveways. There are many different ways to structure the rental, but for those in urban areas,...