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 (page 5)

New ways to make extra money

Julie D. AndrewsMost of us would love to start the new year with a little more walking around money. Well, one of the few benefits of the financial crisis and recession is that it brought out the entrepreneurial spirit of throngs of Americans and the development of the sharing economy. […]

New ways to make extra money

Julie D. AndrewsMost of us would love to start the new year with a little more walking around money. Well, one of the few benefits of the financial crisis and recession is that it brought out the entrepreneurial spirit of throngs of Americans and the development of the sharing economy. […]

‘Pay As Your Earn’ gets lots of attention, but it isn’t the best way for many of us to repay our student loans

Ingrid CaseWhen I was a new college graduate, I owned $10,000 in federally subsidized student loans. I paid them off the boring way: I wrote a check every month. Then I took a bit of time off from my repayment schedule when I was unemployed. Eventually I wrote a bigger check and I was done. […]

‘Pay As Your Earn’ gets lots of attention, but it isn’t the best way for many of us to repay our student loans

Ingrid CaseWhen I was a new college graduate, I owned $10,000 in federally subsidized student loans. I paid them off the boring way: I wrote a check every month. Then I took a bit of time off from my repayment schedule when I was unemployed. Eventually I wrote a bigger check and I was done. […]

Don’t let your savings go to the dogs … 6 tips to save on pet care

Jodi HelmerYou love Rover and Whiskers but the cost of treating your furry friends like family adds up. From vet bills and pet meds to gourmet kibble, pet owners are expected to spend a whopping $58.5 billion on their four-legged charges this year, according to the American Pet Products Association. […]

Don’t let your savings go to the dogs … 6 tips to save on pet care

Jodi HelmerYou love Rover and Whiskers but the cost of treating your furry friends like family adds up. From vet bills and pet meds to gourmet kibble, pet owners are expected to spend a whopping $58.5 billion on their four-legged charges this year, according to the American Pet Products Association. […]

Why I don’t bother with manufactured spending…Gaming credit card reward programs just isn’t worth it

Amy FontinelleDo you envy colleagues and friends who vacation for free thanks to all of the credit card reward points and cash rebates they’ve earned from work-related travel? Travel that doesn’t cost them a dime? […]

Why I don’t bother with manufactured spending…Gaming credit card reward programs just isn’t worth it

Amy FontinelleDo you envy colleagues and friends who vacation for free thanks to all of the credit card reward points and cash rebates they’ve earned from work-related travel? Travel that doesn’t cost them a dime? […]

5 sibling discounts you simply have to ask for

Naomi ManninoHow would you like to pay thousands less for the most common big ticket kids’ expenses? […]

5 sibling discounts you simply have to ask for

Naomi ManninoHow would you like to pay thousands less for the most common big ticket kids’ expenses? […]