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Back in September I wrote a post entitled “Should You Speculate in Bitcoin'“. The not-so subtle hint in the title is that Bitcoin should not be viewed as a typical investment, but as a form of speculation. There is always a chance to make money by speculating in something at the beginning of a run, […] The post Bitcoin: Anatomy of a Bubble' appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Dec 12 2017 @ 6:15 AM
I was recently looking into warranty prices for TVs and learned about this great perk from Costco. If you are a member at Costco, you can purchase a SquareTrade warranty for a TV (even if you don’t buy it from Costco) cheaper than through SquareTrade directly. The service plan must be purchased within 90 days […] The post Best TV Warranty – SquareTrade Through Costco appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 6:45 AM
Since tomorrow is Black Friday, here is a deal from ShopRunner for 2 years of free shipping. You must sign up using your PayPal email address. If you are not a Paypal member you can sign up for an account first. ShopRunner provides free 2 day shipping and free returns at 140+ stores. The post ShopRunner Free Shipping for 2 Years appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Nov 23 2017 @ 9:45 PM
The most important number to know if you are on track to FIRE (Financially Independent / Retire Early) is your savings rate. Your savings rate is a calculation of how efficient you are with your money. If you have a 0% savings rate you are not saving anything so you will always have to work […] The post How to Calculate Your Savings Rate for FIRE appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Nov 20 2017 @ 5:15 AM
Update 11/18/17 MoviePass just lowered their price again for a “limited time.” The new deal is a one year subscription for $89.95 which breaks out to $6.95 per month plus a $6.55 processing fee. This beats the $9.95 per month price announced in August. When the one year is over the price will revert back […] The post MoviePass – Unlimited Movies at the Theater – Now $6.95 Per Month appeared ...
Posted: Nov 18 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Starbucks is offering 300 free bonus stars for loading at least $20 onto your Starbucks Account with Chase Pay. 125 Stars = 1 Free Drink or Food Item. With this offer you are eligible for 2 Free Drinks or Food Items. Instructions: Open Starbucks app on iOS or Android Set up or use existing Chase […] The post Starbucks 300 Free Bonus Stars After Loading $20 with Chase Pay appeared first ...
Posted: Nov 15 2017 @ 7:57 PM
While I was in college I always knew that eventually I would have to start paying off my student loans. It wasn’t until I graduated that reality hit and the student loan payments began. After 9 years of aggressively paying down my student loans I was finally free! I had done my best to avoid […] The post How I Crushed $20,888 of Student Loan Debt appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Nov 15 2017 @ 5:15 AM
  This Veteran’s Day weekend Target is giving 10% off to military families from November 7-11th. Register at the link provided. Coupon will be emailed and it is one time use only. All active duty military, veterans and their spouse and/or dependent children are eligible to receive a 10 percent discount on purchases in store […] The post Target 10% Off For Military Families appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Nov 10 2017 @ 4:26 PM
After logging into my Google Finance portfolio the other day, I was greeted with the following message at the top of the page: Starting sometime in mid November our portfolios will no longer be hosted on Google Finance. Therefore, I … Read More The post Google Finance Portfolio Alternatives appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Nov 09 2017 @ 5:15 AM
Since starting this blog, I have written a couple of posts on becoming FIRE (Financially Independent / Retire Early): FIRE Prowess Score Path to FIRE: Side Hustle or Full Time Job? FIRE is a popular movement in the personal finance … Read More The post Planning on Retiring Early? Average Age of Retirees in the US appeared first on Maximum Cents. ...
Posted: Nov 07 2017 @ 5:10 AM


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