Bargaineering

Bargaineering is a blog that chronicles my personal finance life and where I discuss matters of shopping, insurance, investing, retirement, loans, credit cards, mortgages, bargain hunting and other issues in my life.

Latest Posts from Bargaineering

21 earth-friendly ways to save on Earth Day

Heather LarsonEarth Day is a great time to remember how we can save the planet. But these tips don't only save the earth, they save your wallet, too!21 earth-friendly ways to save on Earth Day from personal finance blog Bargaineering.com. This blog was posted by Heather Larson […]

How to confess financial infidelity

Dona DeZubeFinancial infidelity can kill a relationship. So it's crucial to get it right when you confess. Use this guide to make it work!How to confess financial infidelity from personal finance blog Bargaineering.com. This blog was posted by Dona DeZube […]

6 Ways to save on your spring break road trip

Heather LarsonWant to save on a spring break trip this year? Opt for a road trip, and use these six tips to travel and keep your wallet in tact! 6 Ways to save on your spring break road trip from personal finance blog Bargaineering.com. This blog was posted by Heather Larson […]

Turn your discarded cell phone into an asset

Heather LarsonWe often hang on to our old cell phones, but it eventually takes up some valuable space. Here's how to turn that old phone into an asset. Turn your discarded cell phone into an asset from personal finance blog Bargaineering.com. This blog was posted by Heather Larson […]

Hire a mover who won’t break the bank

Heather LarsonFebruary 23, 2016 Let’s face it, sometimes you have to pay professionals to get your household goods to your next residence. You simply may not have the time, ability or inclination to do it yourself. No matter what the reason, don’t think you have to pay top dollar just because you’ve contracted a professional mover. […]

9 ways to save on pet care costs

Heather LarsonFebruary 13, 2016 Expenses for pampered pups and coddled cats add up quickly. The best food for our finicky four-legged friends racks up the dollar signs at the grocery store checkout counter. And a trip to one of the pet franchises can easily blow your budget. If they get sick, the veterinarian bills skyrocket. […]

Learn a second language on the cheap

Heather LarsonFebruary 3, 2016 One of my relatives believed the Russians planned to take over the United States in the 1950’s, so she decided to learn their language. She took all the classes offered and then to further her skill, she volunteered at a local Russian community center. That worked for her. […]

New calculator helps answer a big question: When should you start collecting Social Security?

Mitch StrohmJanuary 14, 2016 Quick. At what age should you start collecting Social Security? It’s not an easy question to answer, right? Fortunately, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently put out a calculator that helps you decide. The tool allows you to explore how your claiming age impacts your retirement benefits. […]

Start the year by getting cash back on your shopping

Heather LarsonJanuary 4, 2016 When you’ve grown accustomed to hearing and trusting that free lunches don’t exist, you look at any reward system with a suspicious eye. The Internet, and most specifically online shopping, has changed that for the better. […]

9 tricks to get a jump on 2016 money resolutions

Dawn PapandreaMost people have some sort of financial resolutions at the start of every New Year, whether it’s to be debt-free or save more. There’s something about having a clean slate when you flip to a new calendar year that can be quite motivating. […]