Whether you're looking for cash back or travel rewards, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is one of the best cards around. When I first learned about credit card rewards, the Chase Sapphire Preferred was the very first card I applied for. With this card alone, our family of four was able to fly home for Christmas practically for free! With the Chase Sapphire Preferred, you … [Read more...] about Chase Sapphire Preferred – Is This the Best Rewards Credit Card Ever?
Congratulations! Just by asking the question - how to make an extra $500 a month? - you are among a select few looking to improve their financial position and achieve financial freedom. There are many ways to make an extra 500 dollars a month (or $200 a month, or $1,000 a month). But if you're anything like me, you get stuck in the idea phase. Taking action and actually … [Read more...] about How to Make an Extra $500 a Month – 45 Proven Ways That Actually Work
Thanks to you, Wealthy Nickel readers, I am giving away a $100 Home Depot gift card to one lucky winner. Scroll all the way down for full details! I started doing giveaways on this site about a year ago, and haven't stopped since. I love sweepstakes because it's a way to give back to you, the readers. I try to do one every month, and have so far given away over … [Read more...] about Enter to Win a Free $100 Home Depot Gift Card for 2021
Whether you need cash fast, or are just looking for ideas to make extra money on the side, learning how to make $200 in a day is a valuable skill. When rent is due, figuring out how to make ends meet by earning extra income (instead of taking out a high interest loan) can make a huge difference to your financial future. Below are 13 ideas that can help you make $200 fast … [Read more...] about How to Make $200 In a Day! (13 Ways to Make Money Fast)
A few years ago, I came to the painful realization that my credit card habits had cost me well over $10,000 up to that point! No, I didn't carry a balance on my credit card or pay any interest or late fees. I faithfully paid my bill in full every month. My mistake was in not taking advantage of credit card rewards. Up until a few years ago, I had just a single credit … [Read more...] about Best Credit Cards of 2021 (How We Earn An Extra $2,000 Per Year)
Want to make extra money in your sleep? I recommend Swagbucks, one of the best cash back apps for shopping, surfing the web, and even watching videos. Sign up for Swagbucks now and get an instant $5 bonus! Several years ago I found $21 lying on the ground while walking around at a Six Flags theme park. It looked like just one dollar, until I picked it up and saw there … [Read more...] about 3 Best Cash Back Apps for 2021 (Apps That Pay You Money)
It's MONEY SAVING CHALLENGE time!!! Want to know the cure for insomnia? Try listening to someone talk about budgeting and saving money for more than 5 minutes. It's also a great way to get people to avoid you at parties (ask me how I know). So how do you make saving money fun? You turn it into a: MONEY SAVING CHALLENGE!!! Think of it like CrossFit for your budget. I … [Read more...] about 30 Day Money Saving Challenge [2021 Update]: Save $1,000 in a Month!
One of my favorite things to do at the end of the year is balance the books, review our achievements (or lack thereof), and plan for the new year. One of the reasons I started this blog was to share our journey to financial freedom (mainly through real estate investing and rental properties), and help others do the same. We are a very average family of 4, living on a … [Read more...] about Extra Income Report: How We Made Over $70,000 Last Year
"It's only when the tide goes out that you learn who has been swimming naked." - Warren Buffet The stock market has enjoyed an unprecedented bull run over the last 11 years, with the S&P 500 returning 400% since the previous low on March 9, 2009. Given recent events, the bull market is over, and it is very likely the economy will dip into recession in 2020. People far … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Recession: 7 Money Moves You Need to Make Right Now
With all the talk of a pending recession, saving some money on your next vacation is likely even more top of mind than usual. Luckily, there’s a solution out there to help you save money while still enjoying your next vacation! The answer is called travel rewards. With travel rewards, you can use existing systems to your advantage to get discounted and free airfare, hotels, … [Read more...] about Travel Rewards 101: Learn How to Travel for (Almost) Free