March 26, 2013

Free Weekend Car Rental

Here is an offer that sounds great if your looking for something exciting to do for an upcoming weekend. Why not grab a free rental car for the weekend and get out of dodge? Mr. Pickles has documented a recent...
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December 10, 2012

$10 Walmart Gift Card with $100 Gift Card Purchase

Today only (12/10/12), Walmart is offering a $10 egiftcard with a $100 or more egift card purchase while supplies last. Its like getting 10% off your Walmart purchase. While we don't normally shop at Walmart, but we do have...
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November 24, 2012

ING Direct Black Friday Sale

ING Direct is once again offering a few good bonuses for opening an account with them as part of their Black Friday sale 11/23 thru midnight PDT on 11/25: Open a Kids Savings Account and Earn a $10 bonus Open...
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July 5, 2012

Free $3 Amazon MP3 Credit

AmazonLocal (a Groupon-like deal of the day site) is offering a free $3 MP3 credit on Amazon.com. The credit is good for any MP3 purchases and expires July 12th. The Amazon MP3 Store has plenty of songs $0.69 Store...
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June 27, 2012

Are Hotel Loyalty Programs Worth It?

I've been on a whirlwind trip the past couple weeks for work - a rare opportunity these days for me to travel. While work has been painful - its been fun to get back out on a travel adventure. One...
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March 20, 2012

Amazon Coupon

AmazonLocal is supposedly having a $10 gift card coupon for $5 promotion on AmazonLocal today, March 20th. AmazonLocal is another group-buying deal-a-day website service similar to Groupon. Last year LivingSocial ran a similar Amazon promotion and sold over 1.4 million...
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Free Rita's Italian Ice

Rita's is offering a free Italian Ice today (March 20th) to celebrate the first day of Spring. Its a free regular Italian Ice and they are available from noon to 9pm at all Rita's locations. According to their web site...
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March 17, 2012

Home Depot $5 off $50 Coupon

Home Depot has a current promotion to receive a $5 off $50 coupon after you sign up for Home Depot's Garden Club at http://www.homedepotgardenclub.com/register5. I registered and received the coupon in an email within a few hours. I used the...
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January 1, 2012

$75 in Sharebuilder Bonuses

Here a couple promotions for Sharebuilder account holders to kick off the new year: START50 - Make a deposit of $25 or more to earn a $50 bonus.INVEST122111 - Make a deposit of $25 or more to earn a $25...
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December 1, 2011

Free Money for your Holiday Shopping

Here are a couple sweet promotions to help offset some of your holiday shopping this season: $10 Giftcard for Spending $50 or more at Target - we buy our groceries at a local SuperTarget so we'll likely be stocking up...
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October 14, 2011

$50 Bonus For New Savings Account @ INGDIRECT Bank

Received an email today that ING Direct is offering a $50 bonus for anyone who opens a new business savings account by November 15th with Reference Code BSA403. Their savings accounts currently offer a 0.75% APY return which is a...
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July 16, 2011

Free $5 Credit for Amazon Video

Amazon Video $5 Credit for linking your Amazon and Twitter account. Follow directions after logging into your Amazon account to link your accounts and get an instant Amazon Video $5 credit. We recently purchased a refurbished Sony Bluray player for...
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May 20, 2011

<$2 Lunch at Arbys

I have been maximizing these coupons for the past 2 weeks. Arby's is offering a Free Market Fresh Sandwich with the purchase of a soda. The coupons are not serialized so you are able to print off multiple coupons. The...
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January 19, 2011

$10 for $20 Amazon Gift Card

If you do any shopping at Amazon this is likely a must buy - Living Social (a group buying web site) is running an offer today only to buy a $20 Amazon gift card for $10. Limit 1 per person,...
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November 26, 2010

ING Direct Black Friday Sale

ING Direct has some Black Friday bonus offers today through Sunday including: Earn a $25 bonus when you open an Orange Savings Account with $250 or more.Earn a $103 bonus when you open an Electric Orange account and make a...
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Free $25 from American Express Small Business Saturday

American Express and Facebook are offering cardmembers a $25 statement credit when you spend $25 or more at a qualifying small business on Small Business Saturday (11/27/2010). Goto Facebook.com/SmallBusinessSaturday and click on "Enroll to get $25 back" to enroll your...
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September 13, 2010

Random Freebies

A couple random freebies I came across today: Free Ziploc Fall Home Meals Pack for 1st 10,000 people. Pack includes one Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Freezer Starter Kit, one 15-count box of gallon size Ziploc® Brand Freezer Bags with the Smart...
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July 2, 2010

Earn A $76 Bonus Today at Sharebuilder

Sharebuilder is offering a July 4th promotion when you open a new Sharebuilder account using promotion code JULYSALE76 and make a $4 trade by 12/31/2010. Existing account holders can still earn the bonus if they open another account. I just...
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June 10, 2010

How To Save Money

Here are my 5 best ideas on how just about anyone in the US can make some extra money today: Cancel Your Cable Television - Follow the 12% of Americans who are expected to cut their cable television this year....
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May 7, 2010

Free Kraft Sample Pack on Facebook

Kraft has a promotion on Facebook to receive a free sample pack when you "Like" the Kraft page on Facebook. Once your hit the "Like" button you will see a link to select from one of 4 sample packs and...
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April 29, 2010

Bought a Lawn Mower in the Past 14 Years? Get up to $75 back

I saw a commercial last night for this class action lawsuit for folks who bought gas powered lawn mowers between Jan 1,1994 and April 12, 2010. The lawsuit claims that mowers were marketed with misleading or false horse-powered claims. If...
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March 19, 2010

Free Download of The Elements of Investing

Here is a link to a free download of The Elements of Investing by Burton Malkiel and Charles Ellis. Both authors have previously written well known investing books including A Random Walk Down Wall Street. I haven't read the...
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March 9, 2010

Free Priority Club 300 Points

Here's a 5 question survery to earn an extra 300 Priority Club Point points @ http://usa-survey.priorityclub.com/mwpvwj . After answering the questions the points were immediately added to my account. Found via slickdeals....
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February 23, 2010

Withdraw Free Money From Upromise Account

Have a Upromise account? I found out its pretty easy to get the money out of your UPromise account without contributing it to a college fund. I signed up for one back in 2006 since its free and only requires...
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November 27, 2009

$121 Bonus for Opening Electic Orange Account at ING Direct

Heres a way to offset at least some of the potential damage from a Black Friday shopping spree. ING Direct is offering a Black Friday promotion with a $121 bonus for opening an Electric Orange account. I have not personally...
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October 10, 2009

$25 Bonus for New ING Direct Account

I received a promotion in the mail from ING Direct for a $25 bonus when you open an ING Direct Savings Account, but can't take advantage of this because I already opened an ING Direct account. If you have never...
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September 25, 2009

Free Games for My Cell Phone

I got my current cell phone a Sony Ericsson W580i about a year ago when we returned from China. It was at the right price point (~$50 with contract) and has worked great. I was a bit disppointed to...
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June 8, 2009

Free Subscription to Popular Science

Here is a link to a free 1 year subscription to Popular Science magazine via slickdeals....
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April 8, 2009

Free Diapers

Planning or having a baby? Here is a link to a free sample of 3 Huggies pure & natural diapers....
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March 5, 2009

Free Food and other Discounts

Here are a couple recent food deals we are enjoying: Free Arby's Roastburger with the purchase of any drink...I tried the Bacon & Bleu - very good! Expires March 14th. Free small Quiznos sub to the first 1million people Free...
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February 26, 2009

Triple Your College Savings in Less Than a Month

Even if money is a little tight these days we are still ready to pounce on an great opportunity when we find one. How often do you get to double or triple your money in under a month? The Ohio...
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February 22, 2009

Free Goodies When You Buy a Home

Even with the economy in peril, we have still received a ton of mail related to the purchase of our home. Of course we have been inundated with those mortgage life insurance mailings, window treatment ads, and other related junk,...
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February 15, 2009

Free Diet Dr Pepper

Here is a link to your choice of a free 20oz or 2liter Diet Dr Pepper. Limited to the first 2million people to register or 3/31/2009....
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January 16, 2009

Lowes 10% Coupon inside the USPS Change of Address Pack

My wife picked up some change of address forms at the Post Office yesterday for us. The 2009 Change of Address Form Packs now include an actual 10% off Lowes Coupon inside the pack. Previously only a mailer was included...
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December 15, 2008

Free DVD Rentals at Redbox kiosks on Sundays

I stumbled upon these promo codes for free DVD rentals at Redbox Kiosks in Walmart on Sundays via slickdeals. Week 12/7 – 11moms4uS Week 12/14 – 11moms4uA Week 12/21 – 11moms4uN Week 12/28 – 11moms4uT Week 1/4 – 11moms4uA I...
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December 8, 2008

Reducing Expenses: Eliminate Your Phone Bill with Ooma Review

Its hard to write a review about Ooma that is not glowing - after all this product has something about it that gives a look of excitement to just about everyone who hears about it - no more monthly...
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November 30, 2008

Upcoming Home Improvement? Plan Ahead to Save 20% at Lowes

Thru Dec 1st, Lowes is offering a $20 gift card with $100 in gift card purchases. If you have an upcoming home improvement project you might want to consider buying a couple $100 gift cards to stretch your dollars....
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November 4, 2008

Election Day Free Stuff

Wow - there are a bunch of places offering election day free stuff. With all the free stuff to get, I might not have enough time to vote :-). Ben & Jerrys - Free Scoop of Ice Cream Krispy Kreme...
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September 3, 2008

Free Flower Bouquet at FTD Florists

Sept 3rd is FTD® Good Neighbor Day 2008. Participating FTD florists are offering a free bouqet of flowers while supplies last....
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July 15, 2008

Free Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb

Here is an offer for a free compact fluorescent light bulb from The Million Lights Project. They are giving away 1 million CFLs as a project to raise awareness of how tranditoinal incandescent light bulbs contribute to global warming. Regardless...
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May 19, 2008

$25 for Signing up for A Free RME Account

I stumbled across this promotion at Revolution Money Exchange for $25 to open an account and signed both myself and my wife up - an easy $50 for us. The application process was 2 minutes per account and the...
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May 13, 2008

Reminder $50 Smarty Pig GiftCard Giveaway

Today is the last day to signup for the $50 Smarty Pig Giftcard we are giving away. See this $50 SmartyPig Giftcard Giveaway post for details on registering to win. You can register up until 9pm EST on May...
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May 6, 2008

$50 SmartyPig Gift Card Giveaway

I turn 32 today(ugh!). However I am the one giving out the gifts. We have a $50 SmartyPig giftcard to give away to one of our readers. To enter to win, 3 requirements: Subscribe to 2million's RSS FeedLeave a comment,...
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April 29, 2008

Get Your Claim on Money Back for International Purchases

This rebate for international purchases was posted previously, but its probably worth repeating given the deadline is May 1, 2008 [extended to May 30, 2008]. A class action settlement is being proposed for those people who used their credit cards...
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April 15, 2008

$10 off a $25 Purchase at Lowes

Here is a promotion that is just about as good as cash to any homeowner. Visa is offering a coupon for $10 off $25 or more purchase at Lowes when you pay with your visa card. For more ideas see...
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December 27, 2007

Free Bicycle Playing Cards

A free something for the holidays! Here is an offer for free Bicycle playing cards for filling out a 5 minute online survey. Thanks to slickdeals for the find....
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December 19, 2007

Free Money for Using Your Personal Credit Card Internationally

If you have traveled internationally at any time from February 1, 1996 through and including November 8, 2006 you are likely eligible for a class action settlement involving foreign currency fees from credit cards including Amexp, Diners-club, Visa, or MasterCard....
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November 17, 2007

Free Screwdriver

You can never have too many basic tools around. Here is a free Kobalt 6-in-1 screwdriver from Lowes. Register for an emailed coupon that can be redeemed at Lowes. Thanks to slickdeals for the link....
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September 20, 2007

Free Sample of 2x Ultra Tide

Here is an offer for a free sample of 2x Ultra Tide....
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September 9, 2007

Free Home Air Filter

Here is a free after rebate offer for 3M Filtrete 1" Air Filters. Good excuse to change that overused air filter. Found via slickdeals....
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August 22, 2007

Free Chick-fila Sandwich and Soda

Just found this offer for a free Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich and medium Coca-Cola on slickdeals. No purchase necessary. There are no Chick-fil-As near me in China, but I did sign up my fiancee and family for some free sandwiches to...
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March 30, 2007

Sweet - I Actually Won Something

I won a copy of Quicken Rental Property Manager over at Consumerism Commentary. Thanks Flexo! This software will be good to try out since I currently have my 1st rental property up and running and am currently working on converting...
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March 19, 2007

Free Movie Tickets to Peaceful Warrior

BestBuy and Universal are running a promotion giving away free movie tickets to Peaceful Warrior that opens on March 30th. You just select the movie theater and the # of tickets you want. Perfect for a cheap date!...
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March 10, 2007

Bored? Here is Some Free Stuff

General Mills $10 Rebate - You probably have already bought all the stuff you need for this rebate, you just need to find your receipts and clip the UPC codes.Old Spice Free Razor - I already have about 8 free...
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January 24, 2007

Free Shaving Razors

I haven't bought a shaving razor since college. These deals pop up periodically and I try my best to stock up. Here are two current opportunities to stock up: Free Schick Quattro Razor Free Gillette Fusion Razor...
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November 20, 2006

Looking for A Cheap Thanksgiving?

If your entertaining, the key to saving money on all the Thanksgiving food is beer rebates. These rebates (in certain states including NC) these rebates often offer up to $20 on any Thanksgiving related food with no beer purchase required....
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August 24, 2006

Just Earned My 3rd $50 Bonus

Last month, I wrote about the possibility of getting multiple Sharebuilder bonuses by opening multiple accounts.I was able to confirm this morning that I have now received my 3rd $50 Sharebuilder bonus by opening my 3rd account with them.This is...
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January 10, 2006

Received my Free $10 Amex Gift Card Today

I finally received the $10 Amex gift card I earned by filling out a short survey a couple of months ago. I love "free money"!I would like to keep better track of "free money" I earn so I can see...
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November 9, 2005

Easy Money:Just earned $5 Starbucks Giftcard

Just completed this survey for a $5 Starbucks gift card. I just went to the survey web site, entered 07661 as Store Code and completed the survey.Found link on SD. If I get the giftcard I am going to treat...
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