Sponsored Products are advertisements for products sold by merchants on When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it.Now, I’m no novice to the idea of a cash back credit card: I used a REI Visa from 1999-2006 that yielded 1% cash back on all purchases, which added to several hundred dollars each year.In 2006, I switched to a Travelocity American Express that doubles the reward, giving the equivalent of 2% back on most purchases, and 10% back on travel. That's down from last year's 3, you can thank the recession. Make it 0 if you don't want to hear about how disgusting your Motel 6 bathroom was for the next 3 months. Do you have a budget and a strong understanding of how much money you have coming in every month? Now, I'm renegotiating my contract for extra minutes and all-inclusive texting (more on that later). She's not standing there demanding you buy her diamonds and designer purses. According to the National Retail Federation, the average man will spend 3.00 on Valentine's Day gifts this year.People have started playing around with high-reward credit cards for fun and profit.Signing up for them in bulk, scooping the signing bonuses, strategically using the good ones, and cancelling the duds.
If you’re new to the game and find the whole thing a bit overwhelming you can ask questions in the comment section below or reach out to Brandon via his blog at Life If you think you are hardcore enough to handle Maximum Mustache, feel free to start at the first article and read your way up to the present using the links at the bottom of each article.Even if you rebelled against technology, ditched your mobile phone, and avoided using heavily-tracked web services like Facebook and Google, you’d still be on surveillance cameras that capture your face, license plate scanners, and credit databases, among other things. Apple, AT&T, Microsoft, Google, Verizon…companies like these mine your data for commercial reasons, but they end up having to give it up to law enforcement when asked.Staying more private means keeping your data out of the hands of the private companies that feed the government.For example, if you’re a user of our stuff, then you probably know that we have a tool in the works that will help mask your contact information.Being in a relationship may enrich your life, but it's definitely doing no favors for your wallet. Let's start with how you got here (here being the point where you start stuffing credit card statements into your sock drawer in order to hide from the shame): It's Friday. Nothing too crazy, just meet a few friends for a drink or two at a local pub, maybe have a couple of appetizers and then retreat back home to watch a movie. Even if you two are splitting the tab now and then, all that socializing can cause some serious damage to your wallet. But, I still pine for the days when my cell phone usage consisted of a few work calls and the occasional call to friends, which would go something like this: “Hey, you want to get a drink tonight? Try to limit your nights out to one night a week or even less.Find out where you're spending the most money on your girl and plug those holes ASAP. One to two nights out a week can break you faster than you think. If you like the socializing, then something has to give.