Best of the Blog

Since not all of you have been around since the very beginning of this blog – Don’t worry, I won’t hold a grudge if you haven’t ;) – I put together this post detailing my top posts based on views and personal preference.

Who knows, maybe you’ll find a post you missed!

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How to Make Sure You’re Getting the Best Credit Card Offers

Whether it be in the mail, via an ad, or on a blog, credit card offers are given out like candy nowadays. That’s neither good nor bad, it just is. The important thing to question, though, is if the offer is the best it can be.

Hint: Often times it’s not.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying the bloggers, banks, or the powers that be are intentionally posting inferior offers, but on occasion (far too often really) there are better offers online. How do you find said offers, you ask? Hit the break to find out…

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How Many Cards Should You Sign-Up For?

The promise of massive point balances, luxurious upgrades, and free travel is an easy trap to get you to press “Apply” a few too many times, even when you can’t hit the minimum spending requirement or the card isn’t that great. Trust me, I know. When I first stumbled into the world of credit cards, I fell for the $100 bonus here, $75 gift card here nonsense, but since then I’ve realized that there are much better cards out there and I can get multiple at a time.

So, how many cards should you sign-up for and what makes a card worth signing up for? That’s completely up to you, your comfort zone, and your preferences, however, in this post we’ll look at a few different strategies to determine what works best in your scenario.

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The Battle for the Iron Throne

To the banks, we’re all money signs. Nothing more nothing less. In Westeros, we’d be the Iron Throne of the realm with each bank being a contender for that throne. The only difference in this case is that it doesn’t necessarily need to be a monogamous relationship. Every bank can sit the throne as long as it’s a mutually beneficial relationship!

Let’s take a look at the contenders…

In honor of Game of Thrones’ fifth season starting this weekend, I figured it was time to bring two of my favorite things together: A Song of Ice and Fire and the world of credit cards. Is that even possible, you ask? Of course it is! :)

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Picking up the Pieces of a Hacked Blog

Update: Somehow I lost my March 2015 Income and Traffic Report in the process. If anyone has any ideas on getting it back, let me know. Found it thanks to Darrell W.

As many of you probably noticed, my blog was hacked, attacked, smacked, and/or whacked over the weekend. I’m not sure how it happened, but it created a mess of problems for me to deal with. From spam posts (about Jordans and Nikes for whatever reason) to broken tables to spam links, my whole blog was on the verge of destruction.

However, somehow with the help of some readers, my web host, the internet, and TablePress’ creator, I found a way to unbury my blog and restore it to its former glory. It’s not operating at 100% yet, but it’s close.

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