Last Week Tonight, Or How I Saved $222.10 Last Week

In this series, I give an account of my savings and money making from last week. Like John Oliver, not all of it might still be relevant, but it makes for an entertaining recap. Hopefully this will give you some inspiration for ways to make money and show you how these tips and tricks can really add up!

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MyPoints and Chime Bank 18,000 points (worth $120)

There is a current offer for 18,000 points when you sign up for a Chime online baking account through MyPoints. The points won’t actually be available for 90 days but I’ll include it in this week’s activities. MyPoints is a site that offers points for shopping online. The site works kind of in the model of ebates – you earn points when you shop and you can then redeem them for giftcards. If you sign up for a MyPoints account you’ll get a $10 gift card with this referral! Thank you for supporting this site!

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DoorDash – $30 Summer of DashPass

DoorDash is doing an amazing promo right now – Summer of DashPass where they are offering free food and discounted food through September. Last week’s deal was $15 off a pizza order. We used it to try the Fresh Brothers Keto Pizza. We might do a review of it later… Overall, this summer promo has been great! Read our write up here for upcoming deals.

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TopCashback $2.10

This cashback site promises to provide the highest rates of cashback. The earnings are usually pending for a while, but the high payout makes up for it. The occasionally run promos for 10% back at popular merchants so I try to stock up when there’s good cashback. They also have a $10 referral for signing up – a great way to give them a try and earn some cashback!

American Express Shop Small Promo $20 ($5 x 4)

This is a great promo AmEx is running that helps support small businesses. Check your cards to see if you have this offer! If you spend $10 at a small business you receive a $5 credit. This promotion can be used 10x per card for a savings of $50 total. Between the two of us, we have this promo on four of our cards so we’ll be (hopefully) saving $200 thanks to this promo before it expires on September 20th. Signup for this promo has ended, but always check for deals on your American Express cards!

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If you don’t have an AmEx card, I’d recommend checking out the American Express Blue Cash Everyday card. It currently has an elevated sign up bonus of $100 plus 20% back at Amazon. Read out write up here.

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Target $50 off $100

Target was recently having a promotion for $50 off $100 with a new debit or credit card. I picked up a new debit card since I didn’t need a hit to my credit for a Target card! The debit itself has some nice features, like 5% off on target purchase. We used this promo to stock up on La Croix (have you tried Limoncello!!!???), cleaning products, and to try a couple of keto friendly snacks – look for some reviews in the future. Thanks, Target!