Ramit’s IWillTeachYouToBeRich.com Series — Tip #10: Use the free rewards from your credit card, car insurance, and workplace — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

This is a link to the tenth in an ongoing series billed as 30 Day Challenge to save $1,000 by Ramit Sethi at IWillTeachYouToBeRich.com, his blog on personal finance (banking, saving, budgeting, and investing) and personal entrepreneurship. His series outlines the various ways we can keep money in our pockets.

Tip #10: Use the free rewards from your credit card, car insurance, and workplace

Think about the places you belong to as a member: your credit card, auto insurance, Costco, or your job. Each of these offers perks that most people ignore.

He suggests logging in to everything you belong to, subscribe to, and see what your memberships offers. If there is something  you may want, set a calendar reminder to log back in later and use it at the time you will need it.  This is especially helpful with regard to large purchases.  When you don’t know if what if anything is offered, ask.

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For previous tips: Tip #1: Pack lunches for the rest of the week, Tip #2: Turn your thermostat down 3 degrees, Tip #3: Sell something on eBay today, Tip #4: Involve your friends in your savings challenge, Tip #5: Optimize your cellphone bill, Tip #6: Use gas prices to become your own hedge fund, Tip #7: Create a “No Spending” day once a week, Tip #8: Implement the A La Carte Method, Tip #9: Only buy new things when replacing something old

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