Free $20 Amazon Gift Card From Personal Capital

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  If you’re like me, you’ll be doing most of your Black Friday shopping from the comfort of your own home this weekend.  I just wanted to take a moment though and say thanks to everyone who has supported Your PF Pro over the years.  This has been a great project and I […]

How To Expand Your Dropbox Storage to 18 GB for $5

If you haven’t realized it yet, everything is moving on to the cloud.  I actually don’t even care much about storage space on devices like my laptop and phone anymore since I know that there is ample storage available on the cloud.  Just as an example, I used to have a pretty extensive 50 GB […]

How the PF Pro Books a Hotel Room With Points

Between my wife and I, we now have over 30 credit cards in our wallets.  That might seem like a lot to the average person (and it is) but the sign-up bonuses from these cards have allowed us to stay at some pretty amazing properties for next to nothing.  In the past year alone, we’ve […]

Playing Chicken With DirecTV: How to Lower Your Bill and Get Free NFL Sunday Ticket Max

I signed up for DirecTV a little over a year ago when we moved from San Diego to Newport Beach.  I used to have ATT U-Verse and I loved their service: it was less than a hundred dollars for internet and TV and I got everything I wanted.  And since I wasn’t on a contract, […]

8 Great Digital Tools for Personal Finance

With our love of technology and tools to help us constantly do more, it’s no surprise that there are countless personal finance applications out there — and they’re all vying for our attention. It can be difficult to know which to choose, or which will work best for your unique financial situation. And let’s face […]

Santander Bank Extra20 Checking: $20/Month for Free

I love free money.  You probably hear that from a lot of people but I don’t think any of them mean it as much as I do.  I really love free money.  So when an opportunity like this comes up for a recurring $20 a month for about 15-30 minutes of work, I’m all in(hat […]

My Latest Credit Card: The Amex Starwood Preferred Guest Card(SPG)

Update (6/3/14): The current offer has been increased to 30k points for the Amex SPG Personal and Amex SPG Business card. If you’d like to sign up using my referral code, please shoot me an e-mail and I’ll send you the sign-up link. Since I’ve got a European honeymoon coming up this summer, I’ve been in […]

PenFed 5 Year CD’s are Now Paying 3%

When I first read about PenFed’s 3% CD’s a couple weeks ago I thought there was some sort of typo.  I couldn’t believe there was a company out there offering 3% interest rates!  That was over 1% of what their closest competitor was offering at the time.  And since this deal popped up right before […]

Get $400 and 2.2% Cash Back with the Barclaycard Arrival

Now that my credit card total has reached a quarter century, I’m always on the lookout for the latest and greatest deals.  Since I’ve already applied for a lot of the major cards, it takes a little more creativity these days to get the big spending bonuses but they’re definitely still out there.  I recently […]

How I Cashed in 162,000 Points For a Free Hawaiian Vacation

Editor’s Note: I’m leaving for my trip to Kauai this Friday so I thought it would be the perfect time for this post. Aloha! And yes, that is our hotel in the picture below and that is a lazy river! Some people probably think I’m crazy for holding 22 credit cards in my wallet but […]

Lots of New Amex Sync Offers: $25 Free at Amazon.com

Last summer I wrote about all the great benefits of my Amex cards when it came to promotions with social media.  The promotions this past summer weren’t as good but there were still a few decent ones here and there.  But with Christmas time coming up, Amex is really turning up the heat when it […]

Chase Sapphire Preferred 55,000 Point Sign Up Offer

Update (6/12/14): The current public offer is 40,000 points plus 5,000 points for adding an Authorized User.  If you’d like to sign up for the card and support this site please let me know and I’ll send you a referral link from my account.  You’ll get the best offer available at 40k plus I’ll get a 5k […]

That Printer Ink Cartridge Costs What?!

One of the things I miss most about my old day job is the free printing.  I’m not kidding either.  Even though we live in a digital age, I still find myself printing out a ton of documents nearly every single day.  I print out everything from contracts to shipping labels and everything in-between.  At […]

Now is the Best Time to Go For The Southwest Companion Pass

If you’re like me and you love traveling then you know how expensive it can be.  The whole reason why I started churning credit cards and racking up points was so that I could travel more and spend less.  I’ve racked up almost a million points across all different programs since I started but one […]

Citi vs Chase Checking: Review of Chase Checking

Part 1: Citi vs Chase Checking: Review of Citibank Checking Part 2: Citi vs Chase Checking: Review of Chase Checking Part 3: Citi vs Chase Checking Comparison – Who Wins? This is the second article on my three part series comparing Citi and Chase Checking accounts.  If you missed the first review of Citi, feel […]

5 Ways to Make Buying in Bulk Work For Regular People

The following article is a guest post.  If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me. Buying items in bulk is almost always less expensive per unit than buying a single item. But a great deal in bulk is only a great deal if you eventually save money and spend […]