Free gift cards may not sound as exciting to you as they do for me, but listen up. Getting gift cards for free is basically free money.
Why would you want to pass up free money?
For example: As I was getting ready for our upcoming trip to Naples … Read more
Christmas, other holidays and birthdays have gotten so hyped and over marketed in stores lately. I think the same gifts and merchandise available in stores just keep getting recycled and regurgitated to you, year after year, but upgraded or slightly different in some way. I rather come up with a … Read more
As the holidays roll around, you might be getting anxious about upcoming holiday plans. Whether it be travel related, gathering related, meal related, gift related, or your family is just plain crazy, you are going to need some help getting through this holiday season whether you like it or not. … Read more
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
It was about 1 year ago that I originally found the Dosh smartphone app. I think I came across an ad for it on Facebook. At the time, the app was still fairly new and still working out the kinks. I remember I had trouble withdrawing the money from my … 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
This is a guest post by Cassie and David from Living Low Key. A few years ago they decided to change their lives by creating a budget, paying off debt, and saving $140,000 and counting!
How many of us spend our whole lives worrying about money? I know I used … Read more
As Halloween nears, so does the question of what to wear to celebrate this ghoulish holiday. However, I am not willing to fork over $150+ dollars at one of the local Halloween shops for a Khaleesi costume (Game of Thrones reference..). Call me cheap, but you probably aren’t willing to … Read more
As I turn 29 this year on September 1st, I am feeling the need to reflect and give gratitude to everything that has gotten me this far. With that, I put together 29 life and money lessons learned in 29 years.
I honestly never thought I would get this far. … Read more
One of the first side hustles I had when I was younger was selling my paintings. I still paint to this day along with crafting various other decorative items. Recently I started a couple of DIY crafts to sell for extra money and thought I would help my readers do … 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
Millions of people love using Expedia to book their travel plans and I don’t blame them. Expedia is one of the world’s largest and most easy to use online travel agencies. You not only can find discounted prices for airfare, hotels and cars on Expedia but you can also find … 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
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
Airbnb has become my favorite app when traveling. I personally love it because it has given us the opportunity to explore places that we probably wouldn’t have been to if not staying at an Airbnb. The number of interesting places to explore on the path less taken is amazing … Read more