You know that crazy awesome excited feeling that you get in the pit of your stomach when you’re soooooo close to doing something you’ve wanted to do F-O-R-E-V-E-R?
I’ve totally got that feeling as our family nears our mortgage payoff date. December 31, 2018 BABY!!
Welcome to money Monday, where I share my highs and lows from a week of money management. Join in and share your successes and failures below.
Wise Money Management
This week I saved money by purchasing a gift card from Raise.
My hubby thought I was a genius for coming up with this savings hack! 😉
We frequently snag food from our local Red Robin (lettuce-wrapped burgers and sweet potato fries) and bring it home for a leisurely dinner.
Raise allows you to buy discounted gift cards from many stores and restaurants. Some cards are electronic and can immediately be transferred to your phone via their app (my favorite!) Other cards are shipped through the mail.
Electronic cards are saved in the Raise app’s “wallet” section:
Conversely, you can also sell your unused gift cards on Raise for cash.
Pretty sweet, huh?
We’re making some sweet changes at our house as we begin our two-year grand finale push to the finish for paying off our mortgage. It’s exciting to discover more easy ways to save money.
Wasted food. Holiday leftovers uneaten. Money down the drain. Need I say more?
Resolution: No. More. Food. Waste.
Unless, of course, it’s this stuff:
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How did you manage money wisely this week?