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10 Genius Household Expense Hacks That Will Save You Thousands

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DIY Cheap Luxuries Just for You

Just because you are on a budget shouldn’t mean you have to miss out on the finer things in life. You just might have to find ways to pamper yourself a lot cheaper. And there really are lots of ways to do that with a little imagination and time. So, let’s take a look at […]

Legit Lender Spotlight: Negotiation

I’ve been a personal finance writer for several years, and during that time, I’ve interviewed loan officers, mortgage lenders, debt attorneys, financial advisors, credit counselors, insurance agents, CPAs, and others in the personal finance space. I’ve also pored over various reports, surveys, books, and studies on this topic. There’s one piece of advice that I’d […]

2018 Savings Calendar: Month-by-Month Money Saving Tips

The start of a new year is an ideal time to set financial goals to get out of debt and plan for whatever surprises 2018 might bring. Sometimes, saving a significant amount of money can seem like an unattainable goal. However, by focusing on just a few tips each month, you can create a much […]

10 Genius Household Expense Hacks That Will Save You Thousands

Last year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that average household spending in America is about $57,000 a year. And that’s on an average $74,664 income. Yikes! Granted, some of these expenses were attributed to things like insurance and Social Security that we don’t have much control over. But those were far from the largest […]

Earning, Saving, Spending, Giving, and You

If your finances are out of whack, it doesn’t always work just to spend less or earn more. Each one of the cornerstones of finance usually need to be analyzed in order to find out what’s going wrong. According to Get Rich Slowly, the 3 basic building blocks are: Earning — your ability to bring […]

On a Budget? 5 Ways to Feed Your Family Healthy Meals

Many people mistakenly assume that a budget-friendly shopping list contains nothing but ramen noodles, sugary cereal, and other processed foods. It’s true that these items are affordable, but you can also score healthy food for reasonable prices. Try the suggestions below next time you shop for groceries, whether you’re seeking cheap gluten-free meals for a […]

Review: Best Budgeting Apps for 2018

If you’re like most of us, one of your resolutions for the new year include financial goals. Whether saving more money, paying down your debts, or just getting more organized so you can find those “money leaks,” a budgeting app can be a lifesaver. However, with so many apps to choose from, it’s often difficult […]

14 Cheap, Easy, Last-minute DIY Christmas Presents

The average shopper expects to shell out a whopping $983 for holiday gifts in 2017, according to an annual survey conducted by the American Research Group, Inc. If parting with a grand isn’t your preferred method of spreading holiday cheer, we’ve got you covered. You’ll find something for everyone on our list of cheap DIY […]

Here’s How to Live With No Bank Account

6 Ways You Can Live Without a Bank Account Millennials are once again throwing the financial industry for a loop. And, contrary to a now infamous millionaire’s opinion, it’s not because they are spending $19 on avocado toast. If you’ve been reading the news lately, although it’s almost comical because seems like millennials are to […]