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 10)

4 financial factors to know before applying for a loan

Getting approved for a loan isn’t as easy as popping in to talk to someone and pinky promising that you’ll pay them back. But, you can do it! Lenders look at a laundry list of factors before letting you sign on the dotted line. Make sure you know these four things about your finances, and you’ll be approved in no time. 1. Your financial history This one’s a biggie. […]

Freebies and deals are brewing at Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme and more for National Coffee Day

Whether you like it iced or steaming, with cream or sugar, coffee is a staple beverage in almost everyone’s diet. It gives you the jolt you need to start your day and powers you through your afternoon slump. If I could get drip coffee in IV form, I would. But your cup of morning joe isn’t always good for your bank account. However, Sept. […]

Freebies and deals are brewing at Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme and more for National Coffee Day

Whether you like it iced or steaming, with cream or sugar, coffee is a staple beverage in almost everyone’s diet. It gives you the jolt you need to start your day and powers you through your afternoon slump. If I could get drip coffee in IV form, I would. But your cup of morning joe isn’t always good for your bank account. However, Sept. […]

What’s a good credit score?

Real talk: There are a lot of numbers out there that you probably stress over throughout the day. The digits flashing on your FitBit, the commas in your bank account and the number of calories in your bacon-egg-and-cheese. But there are three little digits you especially need to pay attention to, as they could have a major effect on your financial freedom. […]

What’s a good credit score?

Real talk: There are a lot of numbers out there that you probably stress over throughout the day. The digits flashing on your FitBit, the commas in your bank account and the number of calories in your bacon-egg-and-cheese. But there are three little digits you especially need to pay attention to, as they could have a major effect on your financial freedom. […]

Deal Alert: New PEOPLE Perks membership program offers up to 50 percent off in discounts

PEOPLE magazine might dominate the celeb gossip scene, but now it’s stealing the spotlight when it comes to savings with a new digital rewards program. On Wednesday, Time Inc. announced its new membership program called PEOPLE Perks, offering deep discounts and deals across a range of categories for a low monthly or annual fee. […]

Deal Alert: New PEOPLE Perks membership program offers up to 50 percent off in discounts

PEOPLE magazine might dominate the celeb gossip scene, but now it’s stealing the spotlight when it comes to savings with a new digital rewards program. On Wednesday, Time Inc. announced its new membership program called PEOPLE Perks, offering deep discounts and deals across a range of categories for a low monthly or annual fee. […]

6 ways to make great money without leaving the house

Maybe you’re a mom with a little one at home and you want to make some extra cash. Or you’re a 20-something who just prefers slippers to stilettos. (Honestly, who doesn’t?!) Either way, working from home has never been easier. Thank you, technology! If you want to cozy up on your couch while raking in that cash, work-from-home jobs offer flexibility, comfort and oftentimes, competitive pay. […]

6 ways to make great money without leaving the house

Maybe you’re a mother who can’t leave her kid, or really just prefer your slippers to stilettos—either way, working from home has never been easier. Thank you, technology. If you want to cozy up on your couch while raking in that cash, work-from-home jobs offer flexibility, comfort and oftentimes, competitive pay. Want to cut your commute to, like, nonexistent? […]

5 secrets to creating a budget

I know, I know… budgeting sounds like a bore. But it’s a very necessary step to totally owning your financial situation, and if you have no idea where your money is going every month, you might find yourself overdrafting, overspending, and therefore, over-stressing. […]