My Recommendations

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Handy savings apps

Ibotta – Before I head to my favorite stores, I will always check Ibotta to see if the store I am shopping at gives a percentage back on purchases. Get $10 in cash with Ibotta when you sign up.

Rakuten – You can go to the Rakuten website and login to your account, (get $10 for signing up) and see what stores are offering rebates that day. A lot of times trying on clothes in the store and then buying online is a great way to save more because online clothing is usually less expensive and you can use Ebates to get more money back.

Dosh – With Dosh, you don’t have to search for rebates or scan coupons. If you make a qualifying purchase with one of your accounts, Dosh instantly gives you rebate money. Get $5 when you link your first card.

Best in Real Estate – The best place to search for homes near you whether it is to rent or buy. Visit – Get in on foreclosures before they hit the market! Sign up now.

Lending Tree – Get a variety of home equity loans. See all available options.

Jay Morrison Academy – The Jay Morrison Academy was created to teach financial literacy and wealth building principles to those who aspire to become financially stable without having to go into massive debt with traditional college & universities.

Investing for beginners

Acorns – Acorns is an investing app for people who have never invested before and are not sure how to start. When you make purchases, Acorns will round up to the nearest dollar and literally invest your spare change for you! Get $5 to invest right now!

CD – By putting money into a CD with CIT Bank you can earn up to 2.5% interest! See all available options.

Morning Star – Get a free 14 day trial of Morning Star Premium to help you find, evaluate and manage your investments.

Motley Fool Stock Advisor – If you have no idea how to start investing and aren’t sure who to trust to help you, The Motley Fool has a yearly membership called The Motley Fool Stock Advisor. For $99 per year, you gain access to all of their stock investor tips that have an average return of 360% — That’s huge!

Rule Your Retirement – You can sign up for a Rule Your Retirement membership that will teach you all the best ways to get the most out of your social security, receive reduced benefits early, slash your tax bill and more. Learn more.

Smart Asset Financial Advisors – Find a financial advisor near you to help optimize and plan your retirement and investments. 

Smart Banking

Borrowell – Get a free credit score check if you live in Canada –that won’t affect your credit score!

Lexington Law – Lexington Law is a consumer advocacy law firm specializing in credit repair. You can grab their FREE eBook and credit consultation or read more about if credit repair actually works

Debt Relief

CuraDebt – There are a lot of options for credit card debt repair, debt negotiation as well as tax debt relief. Get a free estimate here. 

Credit Checks and Repair

MyFico – This is the most accurate credit score check available although there is a small fee to do it. Get your report now.


Auto LoansBrowse new or used auto loans.

Business Loan – Get business loans no matter what type of business you have. Learn more.

Debt Consolidation – Make debt payoff easier by paying off all of your debts and making one easy monthly payment instead with Lending Tree

The Loan Exchange – The Loan Exchange offers both personal and business loans. Get interested rates as low as 16%!

Home Equity with Lending Tree – Get a variety of home equity loans. See all available options.

Personal Loans – Check out personal loans for refinancing, debt consolidation and more with LendingTree. See all the options.

The best ways to save money

Capital One 360 – Open a checking or savings account with Capital One 360 and you could be saving 5x the national average. Open one now.

Money market account – Open a money market account with CIT Bank to get a 1.85% return on investment.

Rule Your Retirement – The Motley Fool has a yearly membership that gives continuous guidance on how to make the most of your retirement savings including tips on how to get as much as $16,728 more per year from social security! Learn more!

Savings Builder – Get up t a 2.2% interest rate with CIT Bank by depositing only $100 per month into a Savings Builder account!

U-Nest – U-Nest is an easy to use savings app you can open in 5 minutes that allows you to save for your children’s college fund tax-free. Open one today.

Budgeting tools and planners

Budget Hacking – Learn all the tips and tools we used to create over $1,000 liquid cash in our monthly budget on one income! Learn more.

The Fun Sized Budget Bundle – I created this budgeting bundle to be crazy easy for anyone who struggles to understand finances like I used to. All the worksheets are laid out very simple and don’t have a lot of “extras.” Get the bundle now.

Simplify + Planner – This amazing planner and organizer combo help you keep track of all your important dates and more. Plus, you can customize it to exactly what you need! See the available options!

Insurance coverage

Disability Insurance – Accidents happen! If you get sick, hurt or injured, make sure you and your family are financially protected with disability insurance through Breeze. (Plan start at $9 per month!)

Life Insurance – Haven life insurance offers up to $3 million dollars in affordable life insurance policies at a reasonable price. Get a free quote here.

Ways to save on your monthly bills

Aaptiv – You can get total fitness, meditation, yoga and other workouts connected right to your phone for only $15 per month! Get your first month free! 

Arcadia – Create your free Arcadia Power account, get connected to clean energy and spend less on your power bill. Do right by the planet and your wallet. Sign up for Arcadia

Charlie – Not a savings app just a great way of getting messages to help you reduce your bills, save for the future and even find free money. On average people are saving $80 per week with Charlie!

Chewy – Save a ton of money on products and food for your pets and set up automated shipments so you don’t have to pick up anything from the store! Sign up for Chewy!

Cushion – Cushion syncs with your bank accounts and finds places to get you refunds on bank and credit card fees. Sign up for Cushion.

Mohu – Getting a digital antenna through Mohu can save you thousands of dollars, plus they make it easy to connect through your entire house.

OhmConnect – OhmConnect is a company that gives you rewards for saving energy! They offer energy-saving events to help you save on the cost of your energy bills and in some states will actually pay you for participating! See if you qualify!

Tello – Get unlimited talk, text and 1 GB of data for only $10 per month. Learn more.

Ting – Ting is a great way to reduce your mobile expenses each month. You could easily reduce your phone bill by OVER half. Try Ting now.

Trim – This app takes a look at your spending habits and instantly finds different areas where you could be saving money! See where you could be saving.


Instacart – Have someone do your shopping for you at your favorite stores with your exact grocery list! Sign up for Instacart.

Shipt –  Now available at Target, you can have someone personally hand select and deliver your groceries right to your front door! Check out Shipt.

PhilPharmacy – Stop dealing with doctors and making the trip to the pharmacy. You can now use PhilPharmacy to get your prescriptions delivered right to your door with no additional cost!

Side Hustle Ideas

AirBNB – Host your home, room, apartment or loft with AirBNB and starting bringing in another stream of income. Check the AirBNB calculator to find out how much people are earning in your area.

CourseHero – Become an online tutor and teach what you know online to students around the world who need your help! Learn more

CrateJoy – Create your own subscription boxes for your business! From creating your own website to getting your subscription boxes sent out! There is a 2 week free trial with no credit card necessary!

Sell on Amazon – Check out this beginner guide to learn how to get started selling with FBA.

Instacart – Get paid to shop! Set your own hours and choose how involved you want to be! Get started today!

QKids – No degree? You might be in the clear. With QKids you can earn $16-$20 teaching English online and if you have experience with kids, you may qualify!

Proofread Anywhere – Learn to start an at-home proofreading business and start in as little as 30 days! Get a 76-minute workshop completely free!

Rover – Watch dogs or walk dogs and get paid for it!! Or get a $20 credit for your dog!

SayABC – Earn up to $21 per hour, set your own hours, and teach English online! Apply today.

Shipt – Help other people by getting their shopping done for them and get paid in the process. See how you can set your own hours and get paid to shop. Click here

Stella & Dot – Join a company that strives to help women succeed in business. Work as often as you want, as much as you want helping style women while also helping other women sell the styles that they create! Learn more

Teachable – Create your own courses and start selling them online with Teachable! See all offers.

Uber – Become a driver with Uber. Set your own schedule and get paid up to 5 times her day along with chances for additional incentives in your city. Check it out!

UberEATS – Earn extra money when you need it, day or night and deliver food instead of people! Check if UberEATS is in your area.

VIPKid – If you have a bachelor’s degree you can make between $17 and $22/hr by teaching English online in over 32 different countries!

Survey Site Recommendations

iSay – iSay is a survey company that gives you rewards just for voicing your opinion! Take surveys, collect points and redeem for gift cards or shop at the iSay market. Get signed up!

Springboard America – Springboard America is a survey company that is interested in the learning more about the values, attitudes and taste of Americans. Get paid for your opinion!

MaruVoice – For those Canadians hoping to make some extra cash by voicing their opinions, sign up for MaruVoice.

My Soap Box – My Soap Box pays you for your opinion and lets you earn free gift cards for all your favorite places.

Opinion Outpost – Opinion Outpost is a a survey site that pays you for your opinion! Get started now!

QuickThoughs App – With the QuickThoughts app you can earn rewards by choosing from thousands of surveys or earn local gift cards on the go! Download it now!

Organization recommendations

Decluttr– Decluttr is a super easy online way to sell your unused things to get the maximum amount of money! Start selling your stuff with Decluttr.

The Paperless Home – The Paperless Home guides you step by step through how to start clearing paper clutter and getting all your most important files stored across your devices so they are easily accessible at your finger tips no matter where you are! See available options!

Simplify + Planner – This amazing planner and organizer combo helps you keep track of all your important dates and more. Plus, you can customize it to exactly what you need! See the available options!

Affordable Food recommendations

$5 Meal Plan – The $5 meal plan was created by a busy mother of 4 for other busy mother’s out there. Get budget friendly meals and grocery lists right now!

Brandless – Brandless cuts costs by cutting the brand labels. You can get FREE shipping on orders of $39 or more, plus a $6 credit right here.

Chewy – Get affordable pet food (and other products) and have them shipped to you automatically every month! – Get a $25 gift card for only $10 at some of your favorite places to eat near you.

Entrepreneur recommendations

Royalty-Based Investments – You can get up to $500K through Royalty Based Investments to help start your dream business. Apply online.

Jay Morrison Academy – The Jay Morrison Academy was created to teach financial literacy and wealth building principles to those who aspire to become financially stable without having to go into massive debt with traditional college & universities.

Blogging tool recommendations

Blogging Planner – This is a total planner dedicated to blogging. There are printouts to easily help you organize your schedule and your payments. Checkout the planner.

Bluehost – The best, most affordable host for starting your blog. Start yours now.

Constant Contact – This is the email provider I have stuck with through my entire time blogging. They helped me quickly grow my e-mail list to over 10K with all of their different automation tools, lists and more. Sign up.

Jetpack – Jetpack offers so many features to keep your site safe and secure. With backups, site monitoring and spam protection. Get protected now.

Tailwind – Tailwind is a great scheduling tool to help with your Pinterest posting and Instagram sharing. Get a 30 day free trial!

Teachable – Create your own courses and start selling them online with Teachable! See all offers.

Travel recommendations

AirBNBGet $40 off your AirBNB stay by using my link and take advantage of the many affordable places to stay around the world.

Apple Vacations – Get great travel packages including all inclusive pacakages for the whole family.

Car Rental Booking Buddy – Get the best quotes on rental cars starting at only $8! Browse cars now!

Groupon – Groupon Getaways is a great outlet for saving major money on all inclusive getaways and local hot spots. Check out Groupon Getaways.

RVShare – Rent an RV for your next road trip! Start browsing now.

Uber – Get safe and affordable rides to the biggest tourist locations all around the world. Sign up to be an Uber rider.

Affiliate recommendations

Awin – Awin is a company that connects you with different brands that offer affiliate programs. You can simply search for different categories within your niche and get connected to a variety of affiliate programs that might interest you.

Share a Sale– Share a Sale is a great place to find a ton of affiliate programs that fit your niche.

Brands for Bloggers recommendations

Linqia – Linqia is a great way to start working with brands. You fill out your profile and the brands come to you!

Blogging course recommendations

Affiliate Marketing for bloggers – This is an awesome guide about how to get started and how to be successful with affiliate marketing. Check it out.

Blogging Planner – To help you keep every single thing about your blog together and organized, check out this Blogging Planner by Carly the blogger behind Blogging Like You Mean It.

Food Blogger Pro Food Blogger Pro has everything you need to create a thriving food blog. Made by the creators of Pinch of Yum. See the course.

Fun Sized Blogging Basics I took every single question that didn’t get answered for me when I started blogging, and I answered it. Get started with 5 FREE lectures.

Learn to Blog in 5 Days – FREE 5 Day email course. Sign up here

Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing – Michelle makes over $50K per month with affiliate marketing alone. Learn all of the best tips in her course. Check out the course!

Pinteresting Strategies – Learn the best methods for growing your Pinterest that no other blogger has talked to you about before! This helped grow my traffic huge AND it’s super affordable! See the course.

Pitch Perfect Pro – Pitch Perfect is a course I took hosted by successful blogger, Jenny Melrose. She will walk you step by step through how to pitch to brands and what to do once you’ve got them. Start pitching

Free courses

How to Make Your First $1,000 Blogging – FREE course I creating using actual tutorials from my Fun Sized Blogging Basics course. Snag it for free.

Everything You Need to Know to Start Selling on Amazon7-day free email course. See how this family supplemented their income and started earning over $100K per year.