Mighty Bargain Hunter

I enjoy talking about saving money, finding deals, living frugally, making money, and investing, in addition to talking about current events in the financial world, online and offline. I’ve published articles at this domain name since 2004 and have been blogging since May, 2005.

I also started and manage the Carnival of Debt Reduction, a weekly blog carnival that highlights posts on getting out of debt. Personal debt reduction progress reports and posts about reducing debt are what this carnival is all about!

Latest Posts from Mighty Bargain Hunter (page 9)

CPA Exam Guy: Website review

Preparing for the CPA exam, and taking it, isn't cheap. CPAExamGuy.com helps future CPAs navigate their training … A common way that people invest in themselves is to go to college, and later get specific training that is likely to advance their career. In the field of accounting, becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a valuable, portable accreditation. […]

Why extreme cheapskates cost themselves money

Budgeting is an important part of personal finance management, but when it meets extreme cheapskates, it can get out of control … (This is a guest post by Eric Rosenberg, a full-time freelancer and blogger at Personal Profitability. Eric writes about personal finance and entrepreneurship at InvestmentZen, his own blog, and other sites around the web. […]

Savings account: Have a deep one!

Have a savings account?  Check.  How easy is it to pilfer from it?  Uuuuhhhhh …. A friend shared a goal of his for this year:  Pay off all non-mortgage debt. As good as I felt getting rid of the loan on our van — though our credit union wasn’t nearly as excited as we were! — getting rid of all credit card debt must feel at least twenty-seven times better. […]

Best things to buy in January

Business is cyclical. Here are the best things to buy in January … There are good deals to be found year round for just about anything.  However, it’s the nature of business that a lot of deals happen at the same time during the year. Best things to buy in January Here are things that you can find good deals on in January: Fitness equipment and memberships. […]

Gift ideas: Six things that make them great

The first step toward great gift ideas is knowing your audience … Having trouble coming up with gift ideas?  I know I do. Maybe you’ve panicked and hit the Christmas section at the front of Walmart for the majority of your gifts on December 23rd or 24th.  (Not that I know this from experience or anything. […]

Seven uses for old computer books

I suspected my pile of computer books wasn’t worth too much, but it was worse than I thought … Have you ever been concerned that you could turn into a hoarder? This concern crosses my mind more often than I care to admit.  It usually crops up when I have to tear my office apart to find something, and things scatter all about. […]

Black Friday: One thing to remember

A bit strange that a guy with “bargain” in his site name doesn’t do Black Friday … Wow, as I’m writing this, Thanksgiving is tomorrow.  Where the heck did the year go?! It’s traditionally been a time for braving roads and airports to reconnect with family and eat a bit more than we ought. […]

Spend or sell these dollar bills?

In this post I answer a few reader questions on specific dollar bills with their errors and serial numbers … First off:  Thank you for reading!  I’m glad you’re here! With tens of thousands of blogs hitting the web every single day, I appreciate you visiting mine! I’ve received a few reader questions on dollar bill errors and fancy serial numbers. […]