Obsessed: 4 Reasons I Love Credit Card Rewards

armchair quarterbackAt any given time, my husband and I have anywhere between 20 and 40 credit cards and upwards of $200,000 in available credit.  Call me crazy if you want to.  Call me obsessed, preoccupied, or insane.  I’ll wear that shit like a badge of honor.  In fact, I’m not the least bit ashamed.

Why I Love Credit Card Rewards

The truth is, credit card rewards happen to be my hobby.  In a lot of ways, I’m similar to someone who watches sports incessantly, the only difference being that credit card rewards actually have a point.  Yeah, I went there.  Unlike rooting for your favorite team every Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday night with a jersey on and hot wing sauce dripping down your chin, an obsession with credit card rewards can be lucrative, and even life-changing.  Want to know why I love credit card rewards so much?  Here’s why: [Read more...]

Frugal Ways to Tour Vienna

viennaIf you’ve been dreaming of an epic European vacation, then it might be time to set your sights on Vienna, Austria. There are so many tour packages that you can enjoy while there.  For one, Vienna city breaks are great options for tourists who want to enjoy the cultural and romantic attractions in and around Vienna.  The good news is, there are plenty of ways to experience this stunning city without emptying your bank account. [Read more...]

Las Vegas: Thoughts on Gambling, Smoking, and Cheap Stuff

holly trannyHey, party people.  I’m back from Las Vegas and almost recovered from the jet lag and three-hour time difference.  It’s crazy what a difference the time change can make, isn’t it?  It’s 3:00 p.m. right now but it feels like noon.  Sigh.

Anyway, I’m happy to report that we had a total blast starting with Friday night on Freemont Street.  As you can see from the pic above, the weirdos were out in full force and the drinks were a flowin’. We gambled a little bit but we mostly just walked around and enjoyed the lights and sounds of old Las Vegas.  We also watched a Rod Stewart impersonator who was pretty dang impressive.  Unfortunately, his friend made sexy eyes at Greg and asked if I was in an open marriage.   (Ummmm…..no)  We left about two seconds after that happened. [Read more...]

How to Lose Money with Cheap Penny Stocks

gamblingI’m heading home from Las Vegas today.  In the meantime, please enjoy this post from FinancialDebauchery.com. [Read more...]

How Health Insurance Can Lower Your Taxes

obamacareWorld governments are offering incentives- including tax breaks- to get citizens to obtain and maintain health insurance. For those that do not already receive health insurance from their employer, benefits like lower taxes, premium rebates, and other goodies are being offered. Have you thought about why this is happening on a planetary level? Some thoughts…. [Read more...]

How to Start an Online Store

were openThe world is changing at a rapid pace and many people are no longer content working for someone else for 30 years or more. As technology advances, and consumers continue to live in a 24/7 society, there are an increasing number of opportunities for business-minded individuals to become successful entrepreneurs. And, as more and more consumers head online to do their shopping, the opportunity to start an online store and become successful becomes more feasible.

According to Mashable, eCommerce sales are expected to hit $326 billion. This billion dollar industry will continue to see exponential growth as more consumers turn to their mobile devices to complete their online purchases. [Read more...]