Savings Do’s and Don’ts

I thought about calling this "The Savings Manifesto," or "The Tao of Savings," or some such nonsense. But it's just some stuff that, after a little thought, strike me as central tenets for how to save, efficiently, without undue effort. 1. Move quickly This is probably rule #1. In general, there are two "issues" with … Continue reading Savings Do’s and Don’ts

AmEx Blue Cash Preferred: streaming and other cash back extras

AmEx Blue Cash Preferred is a great card to carry for specific spendingAlways good for groceries, streaming services now earn enhanced cash backAlso helps with transit: ride sharing, subways, parking, etc The American Express Blue Cash Preferred card has been in my wallet for a while, due entirely to their 6% cash back on groceries. … Continue reading AmEx Blue Cash Preferred: streaming and other cash back extras

Groceries: Food For Thought

There's no limit to grocery coupon sites. Is the effort worth it?Get a credit card for groceries, notably the AmEx Blue Cash PreferredDon't forget revolving category cards. I'm not the ideal source for grocery savings for a few reasons: My lovely spouse does most of the grocery shopping, andIt's not primarily an online shopping category, … Continue reading Groceries: Food For Thought