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saving money in las vegas - Gambling

Tips for Gambling Responsibly

Editor’s Note: A favorite summer destination for my brother and I (back in our 20’s) was Las Vegas.  There my brother discovered his love of gambling.  Me? Way too cheap to gamble, but he continues to do so often.  If you plan on gambling any time this summer, here are some tips from him.

Any seasoned gambler knows that gambling responsibly and maintaining good judgement is the key to a happy and productive experience.  You should never gamble more than you can afford and you should always log how much you’re spending each week.

It’s always good advice to keep a detailed log of how much you’re winning and losing as well as the nature of each bet you make.  This not only makes for sound financial sense, it also informs you as to what a good bet may be, with different punters having different but often creditable theories.  This applies to the casino as much as to the sports field. […]

5 Easy Ways to Make Money by Using Your Credit Cards

5 Easy Ways to Make Money by Using Your Credit Cards

Now I know most of you guys are thinking the title sounds too good to be true. You might want to read this when you’re alone because nobody wants to share a “money making secret” with their coworkers. This is not a get rich quick scheme or a job replacement, but it can put some extra dollars into your pockets.

Let me start out by saying that I have a large family that loves to travel, so I take advantage, oops, I mean I assist them with their bookings. Now you are probably wondering how does this make me money. One of my credit cards offers 5% cash back on travel purchases and since my family thinks credit cards are a tool from the devil and don’t like using them I save the day. I have booked numerous tickets for them. I collect the cash up front when booking and pay the credit card in full immediately. In 2 weeks I made $50 from booking tickets. […]