How Buying DVC Resale Can Save You Thousands at Disney World!

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How buying DVC resale can save you thousands at Walt Disney World! Becoming a Disney Vacation Club member on the resale market can help you spend less money on your Disney vacations and visit more often! #disneyworld #familytravel

You may be familiar with renting Disney Vacation Club (DVC) points to save money on stays at Disney’s Deluxe resorts. But have you ever considered how much you can save on future Disney stays by becoming a DVC member yourself?

In this post, I’ll break down how much you can expect to save by purchasing a DVC contract on the resale market.

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Save $0.05 Per Gallon (Every Day) With Shell Fuel Rewards!

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I’ve saved $42.27 on gas just by entering my phone number at the pump! Shell Fuel Rewards is an easy and free program that rewards you for fueling up at Shell.

I’ve used Shell Fuel Rewards for a while now to save on gas. You can sign up for a free account here (this is my referral link) and you’ll save a minimum of $0.05 per gallon just by entering your phone number at the pump before you get gas.

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How To Achieve Your New Year’s Debt Resolutions

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Guest Post by Andy from Penny Less Dad


Everyone is fast and prompt at making new year’s resolutions. But very few actually stick to their resolutions through the end of the year.

It’s not that we don’t want to follow and chase our resolutions throughout the year. It’s just that we fix goals that are beyond our capability, and we aim for things that are beyond our reach.

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My 2018 Goals & Word of the Year + Last Year’s Goals Wrap-Up

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I had a lot of words in the running for my 2018 word-of-the-year… gratitude, connect, and enrich are just a few!

I decided on enrich because it applies to many areas of my life I want to work on this year. I want to make the time to enrich myself. I want to enrich the lives of my readers with content that is helpful and inspiring. And I want to enrich my relationships with my family and friends.

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The Amazing FREE Resort Activities at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge!

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An overview of the amazing FREE resort activities at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge! Cookie decorating, face painting, tours, and more, all for free!

Every resort at Walt Disney World offers daily resort activities for guests. I’d argue that Animal Kingdom Lodge offers the widest array of resort activities and the best options for kids of any Disney resort.

This fall my family stayed five nights at Animal Kingdom Lodge and only went to the theme parks one day, so we had lots of time to explore the resort and try out the many offerings!

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Hawthorn Suites Lake Buena Vista Review: One-Bedroom Suites Near Disney World From $75/night!

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How to get a one-bedroom suite near Disney World from $75/night. Resort review of an affordable off-property Disney World hotel. #disneyworld #budgettravel #familytravelWhenever possible, I recommend staying on-property at a Disney resort when visiting Walt Disney World.

But sometimes that’s just not possible, such as on a last-minute trip when Disney resorts are booked or if there isn’t a Disney resort available that fits your budget.

When we planned our short trip for December there were zero rooms available at Disney resorts so I searched out a budget-friendly hotel close by.

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2018 Free Quick Service Meal Deal at Walt Disney World!

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Who’s ready for some free food at Disney World?

Disney has just released a new discount for summer 2018 that includes one FREE quick service meal per person (ages 3+) per night of your vacation when you stay at a participating Walt Disney World Resort Value hotel!

When you purchase a minimum three-night magic your way package at one of the value resorts at Disney World with at least two days of park tickets,

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Learn How To Save on Groceries & Keep More Money in Your Pocket Every Month!

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Groceries are a huge expense for our family, second only to our house payment. And our grocery budget is not a rigid expense – it’s one expense I have a lot of control over!

Therefore I LOVE to find ways to save money on groceries and make my life easier at the same time. Erin Chase (of $5 Dinner fame) has created a course that does just that –

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Expired: $15 Off $45 Groceries Delivered + $10 For New Users

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Here’s a great way to begin the new year…get up to $25 worth of free groceries delivered to your door!

Through January 2nd Google Express is offering $15 off a $45 order when you enter the code NEWYEAR15 at checkout to new and existing users. You can use Google Express to get items delivered to your home from local stores including Costco, Walmart,

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Four Steps To Meeting Your Financial Goals in the New Year

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Earlier this month some of you shared your financial goals with me in this post. I loved learning about what you hope to accomplish in the new year!

Here are some of your goals:

  • Save for children’s college
  • Pay down student loans
  • Build emergency savings fund
  • Work from home and have more time with friends and family
  • Have money for travel
  • Figure out to truly live within our means

I’m going to help you meet these goals with a simple plan of attack based on what I’ve learned over the years about achieving goals.

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How To Rent DVC Points With a Broker: The Easy Way to Save Thousands on Your Disney World Vacation!

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The EASIEST way to save thousands on a Disney World vacation is to rent DVC points through a broker. Tips and tricks for using a points broker to arrange your Disney vacation. #disneyworld

The single easiest way to save thousands on a Disney World vacation is to rent DVC (Disney Vacation Club) points for a stay at a Disney Deluxe resort hotel. My family has been doing this for years and it allows us to visit Disney World often, even on a limited budget!

In this post, I’ll walk you through how to book your Disney World vacation with a DVC points broker,

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Expired: 16 Count K-Cup Coffee Pods $9.99 Each + Free Shipping!

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Today (12/27) only, get a great deal on K-Cups from Bon-Ton! All of these 16-count K-Cups packs are on sale for $10.97, plus they ship for free when you enter the code KCUP at checkout.

Plus, you can get two packs for $19.97 total just by adding them to your cart. This brings the price per pack down to $9.99 each!

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Expired: 75% Off Everything (Today Only) at Schoola!

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Today (12/26) only save 75% off your entire order at Schoola when you enter the code FAST75 at checkout! You’ll help schools with every order at Schoola.

Shipping starts at $5.95 or is free on orders over $25. I’m looking for spring and summer clothes for cheap right now!

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How To Use Hilton Points + Money To Save Big on Hotel Stays!

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I’ve recently come to love the Hilton Honors program because you can now redeem Honors points to reduce to cost of any available hotel room thanks to their Points + Money option!

In this post, I’ll show you how to find the best deals using the Hilton app (which doesn’t work on their website) and how to use the Hilton Points + Money feature to save big on a vacation to Disney World (or anywhere else).

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Tips & Tricks for Mobile Ordering at Walt Disney World!

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Originally published at ResalesDVC

Earlier this year Disney rolled out a way to pre-order your meals at select quick-service restaurants using the My Disney Experience app.

I have to admit I was skeptical – would “Mobile Order” really improve my dining experience at Walt Disney World? Or would it be more hassle than help?

Well, I tried out mobile ordering at the Magic Kingdom recently so I’ll share my experience (and some tips and tricks) with you today!

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Joany: Earn $25 Cash + Get Help With Health Insurance

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Picking a health insurance plan that will save you money and cover what you need can be an overwhelming task. That’s why there are companies like Joany to help people decide on the best plan for their needs.

Joany is a healthcare “concierge” service for people that buy their own health insurance. It is totally free to use and you’ll earn $25 when you take their healthcare survey!

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What Are Your Financial Goals? + $50 Cash Giveaway!

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I’m incredibly lucky to have frugal habits that help me live a rich life on a limited budget. I’m not sure when or where I learned these habits, but when I look back at my life I realize I’ve been developing them for almost 20 years!

With this blog, I want to help you develop frugal habits that will enable you to reach your financial goals. Your goals might include:

  • paying off debt
  • staying under budget each month
  • having money for travel
  • saving for retirement or college
  • stop living paycheck to paycheck

While it has taken me more 20 years to develop my habits,

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17 Ideas For A Family No-Spend Weekend

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Taking on a no-spend challenge is a fun way to create a little breathing room in your budget. Weekends are often a time when families spend money on entertainment, eating out, and activities, so they are the perfect place to start!

Here are seventeen ideas for having a super fun weekend with your family without spending a dime. As you can tell from the pictures, we have done ALL of these ourselves at one point or another!

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