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Chip Chinery is a skin-flint from way back. He started ChipsMoneyTips.com to give “Money tips in a candy-coated shell” through humorous, entertaining and informative videos and posts. Most people are clueless about money. Not you - them. Other people.

How To Lower Your Property Taxes

When you owe more on something than it’s worth, you are “upside-down”.  If this describes your home, fear not.  There’s an upside to being...

Are Airline “Bereavement Fares” Fair?

In recent years, I have had to catch a quick flight to be with my dying dad and to attend a close friend’s funeral. ...

Delta Bonus Increased to 70,000 Miles – Limited Time

It’s hot and sweaty which means only one thing: Time to book my flight home for Christmas.  Santa's only 6 months out! Well lookie there,...

How I Sold My Old Phone on eBay

Whenever you get a new phone, don’t forget the final step: Selling your old phone. One man’s trash is another man’s new device. When I...

Why I Jumped From Sprint to Cricket

A decade ago, I got a $50/month Sprint SERO plan. At the time, this unlimited talk, text and data plan was unheard of.  Taxes...

Easy Way To Save $ Reviewing Your Insurances

Getting insurance from a lizard, a duck, a floating red umbrella, cupped hands, or Snoopy may not be the best deals out there.  Let’s...

Pooling Hilton Points

You know about Hilton's sweet sign up bonuses of 100,000 and 80,000 points (expiring in 24 hours).  Did you know how easy it is to...

Hilton Limited Time Offers (100K & 80K) Expiring Soon!

24 1. Do you like to sleep around? 2. Have an affinity for weird hangers? 3. Like tiny bottles of booze in your refrigerator? Well, have I got...

$50 Gift Card with Rachio Wireless Sprinkler Timer Through May 29th

Remember that great wireless sprinkler timer that had rebates up to $300 that I wrote about here?  Well, if you buy it by May...

Should You Have A Storage Unit?

If you are like me - on a Spring Cleaning jag - don't forget your storage shed! Do you really need it? You may...

Crazy Chip’s Cyber Yard Sale Tips

15 years ago, I bought a computer that came with a nice printer that I didn’t really need.  I emailed friends to see if...

A Baseball Card

Baseball fans, gather ‘round!  I wanna tell ya about a nice cash back credit card that can be customized with any of the 30...

Even If You Have Filed Your 2016 Tax Return – It’s Not Too Late...

Well, that was a mighty long headline. Wanna start an IRA or put money in an existing one?  The IRS says you have until tomorrow...

Best Place To Shove Your Tax Refund

Many of us are getting back the "no-interest loan" we gave Uncle Sam.  Generally speaking, that’s what a tax “refund” is.  If you don’t...

Up To $300 Off A WiFi Sprinkler Timer

Do you have sprinklers that run on a timer?  You can get back up to $300 if replace your existing irrigation controller (aka “sprinkler...

A Money Saving Quickie… For The Online

I needed some new kicks – blue suede shoes to be precise.  So I jumped on the online and found the best deal at...

Two New 100,000 Point Hotel Bonus Offers (Limited Time)

Hilton Hotels rolled out a 100,000 point bonus offer which prompted Marriott Hotels to do the same (and then some). If you like your plumbing...

See What Mail Is Coming Before It Arrives

The Post Office is rolling out a cool new FREE service called ”Informed Delivery”.  Sign up and you’ll get an email every morning containing...

They Call Me “Babytooth”

Here’s a Dental Money Tip: If you get oral surgery, sell the pain pills to recoup your deductible.  This is a great way to...

Do You Like Dog Food?

Is Future-You sleeping on a cot eating kibble? If you figure Social Security will tide you over in your Geezer-dom, see how much you have socked...

When You Have Only $15 To Your Name

Are you prepared to uproot your life so you can have a roof over your head and food on the table? Is this Wall Street...

Is This A Smart Way To Pay Uncle Sam & The Governor?

Tax Day is 41 days away (April 18th this year).  Some will get refunded a portion of the free loan they gave the government. ...

Quicken Detected $508.70 In Lost Checks

While doing my 2016 taxes, Quicken helped me discover that two checks totaling $508.70 never got to me. When I’m not doling out Chip’s Money...

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