Category Archives: Taxes

USAir triple dip, and a valiant effort at winning McDonald’s Monopoly

TRIPLE DIP BUYING MILES FROM POINTS.COM: Chasing The Points just bought 100,000 miles from USAir for a little over $1,800 from, since USAir is currently offering a 100% match when you buy up to 50,000 miles. Obviously, CTP is … Continue reading

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$275 in bank bonuses, internet reselling, a travel hack and a tax haven

$125 CHECKING ACCOUNT BONUS FROM REGIONS BANK: Here you go. Open only to residents of AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, VA. (Thanks FWF) $150 BONUS FROM PNC: Have fun. This one’s open … Continue reading

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Reminder: Free TurboTax from State Farm Bank

It’s a little late, but since we just finished our taxes and verified that we got TurboTax for free this year, we figured we may as well remind you that if you have a free checking account with State Farm … Continue reading

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Your retirement accounts aren’t as tax-advantaged as you think they are

An interesting item from Politico hints that your retirement accounts may not be as tax-free as you would like. From the Obama administration’s description of its new budget proposal: “Sets limits on tax-preferred retirement accounts for millionaires and billionaires: The … Continue reading

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