This is a guest post written by Alli Clark who is focused on raising financial awareness and confidence among young adults and recent college grads.
Life as a college student can be full of challenges— from pulling an all nighter to finish a paper, to doing laundry without parental supervision. … Read more
This is a guest post from David at the Tiny House Society, a blog and dedication to inform more people about the tiny living movement.
Thinking about living tiny? Over the last several years, the tiny house movement has gradually gained momentum and a big online presence. This social movement … Read more
After summer and the extra vacations, you may seem a little more broke than usual. Totally understandable. With the holidays around the corner you will need to save some extra cash for family gatherings, present exchanges, dinners and maybe even more trips. I came up with some great ways to … Read more
Have you ever heard of a no spend challenge? If you read any finance blogs or apart of any finance groups, chances are you have. Having spend days or a no spend week challenge is a useful hack to saving more money.
According to CNBC, you can save more … Read more
If you are a first-time renter you may be looking at how to save money on your rent. There are a variety of ways you can do this, from the location you choose, to cutting monthly expenses, to lowering your utility bills. Once you have the know-how, you’ll be saving … Read more
Do you feel like you are drowning in debt with no real solution? I ignored my student loan debt during the first couple of years which I regret. That doesn’t mean all hope is lost though. There are a couple of steps you can take to help you out of … Read more
One of the simplest ways to lower your household bills is by using green eco friendly products. Not only does going green help you lower your utilities costs but will lessen your carbon footprint as well. We all call the same planet home, so how about we treat it as … Read more
Our recent travel kick has got my wife and I looking at other areas to live in the Unites States. We fell in love with the Pacific Northwest and started looking at how much it might cost to live somewhere like Trinidad, CA. Our wishful thinking, fantasizing, and wanderlust had … Read more
Depending on what country you live in, finding affordable healthcare can be tough. If you are in the United States like myself, it gets complicated. If you don’t have health insurance at all, you get fined a hefty cost come tax time. Then if you don’t have affordable health insurance … Read more
This is a guest post by Patricia Sanders. Patricia Sanders has been working as a content writer for over 4 years. She contributed many articles to various finance communities and blogs. Reading and writing meaningful content are her 2 passions in life, and she loves to nurture them on a … Read more
There are a million reasons and excuses people make up in their heads to avoid saving money. Whether it be that they think saving money is too hard or that they think they must spend their money as soon as they get it. 95% of the time, our money motives … Read more
This is a guest post by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner and the founder of Making Sense of Cents, a personal finance website. She helps readers learn how to earn more, save more, and live more. She sold her house in 2015 and has been traveling full-time with her husband and two dogs … Read more
The beginning of the new year is the perfect time to get your finances in order. There is no more important time than the present to make a positive change in your life. A sore financial situation with debt piling up is nothing but a dark cloud that hangs over … Read more
As many of you may know, I don’t have any kids but admire those who do. I think life is hard enough just keeping track of myself and couldn’t imagine keeping track of another one of me. I don’t know how single parents do it and honestly when Daniel asked … Read more
If you were anything like me a couple years ago, the sound of the words ‘Finances’, ‘Budgets’, and ‘Taxes’ scare the heck out of you. Your finances don’t have to be scary if you learn how to budget. You can make your finances your new best friend if you take … Read more
With a new year, comes plans for a new you. Everyone is panicking after the holidays, trying to lose weight. They will sign up for all the ‘hot’ weight loss programs to find out that they paid way too much for the same results they could achieve on their own. … Read more
My wife and I were dying to get out of St. Louis for a bit and then it happened. I realized that we could plan a week in New Orleans on Halloween for a STEAL. So we took an unrealistic road trip on a realistic budget. Take notes because you … Read more
When the holidays come around, you know you need to be weary about how much money you are spending during the splurge-worthy shopping season. Not everyone can afford to blow money on things to do for the holidays in addition to the things they are already buying for relatives. That … Read more
Ever wanted to just say ‘screw it’ and travel full time? Well that is exactly what one couple did. I have been following along Gnomad Home’s van life story since the beginning and find it so inspiring. I have been wanting to interview them for some time and finally got … Read more