Put away $5,000 and learn how to save money no matter what your income level is.

6 Genius Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Money (up to $5,000)

What would you do with an extra $5,000? It’s fun to think about, but I want to do something a little bit different with this article. I want to show you how to actually do it. Yes. How to actually save $5,000. In under a year. “But I can barely save any money right now as it is!” “Money is so tight! I can barely keep my head above water!” “Woe is me! Blah blah blah.” Stop. Stop with the excuses. So many of you make excuses before even making an honest attempt to save. The truth is, there is […]

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Refinance your student loans and save thousands of dollars for just a couple minutes of work.

Hey, Grads! Don’t Forget About the Student Loan Interest Deduction

Getting a college degree that will lead to a great job is the goal of every college student. But one of the cold realities of college is that it usually comes with a lot of debt. Debt that takes years to pay off. Since a college grad’s student debt is usually quite large and also long term, it’s important to take advantage of every money saving opportunity that’s available to you. For instance, employers often have programs that will help you pay back some of your student debt. There are also programs that will forgive a portion of your debt if […]

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3 Shopping Hacks I’ve Used to Save Money on Groceries (Up to $200 per Month!)

Outside of my rent and car payment, my food bill is always my biggest monthly expense. As someone who is always looking for ways to make every dollar count, I love learning about new ways to save money on groceries. Below are three of my favorite tricks for trimming down my monthly food bill- without cutting coupons! 3 Genius Hacks to Save Money on Groceries 1) Know When (and When NOT) to Buy Organic After I graduated college and joined the real world, I started thinking more about the food I was putting into my body. I started making some healthier […]

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travel on a budget

Travel on a Budget: 3 Hacks for Finally Booking that Dream Vacation

We all need a vacation.  But the biggest reason why most people don’t take a vacation is because of the expense… it ain’t exactly cheap to get away for a few days.  In this post we’re going to help you learn how to travel on a budget and start vacationing the smart way. Travel on a Budget: Getting Started Forbes estimates $4,580 is the average cost of a vacation for a family of four. That is absurd. With the 3 tips below, you can easily reduce that total cost of your vacation (or at least be able to afford a few […]

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5 Frugal Choices That Strengthen Your Financial Stability

Consumers face countless spending decisions each day, presenting financial choices that have lasting effects. Making affordable selections and accounting for cash flow balance leads to long-term financial stability. Ill-advised, costly spending decisions, on the other hand, can erode your personal financial health. If your finances need a boost, use frugal choices to stay in the black and/or repair your personal financial prospects. Related: Make Money At Home: 10 Ways To Make An Extra $1,000 Each Month 1) Pre-owned or New? Consumerism leads to a regular pattern, prompting shoppers to replace possessions before the end of their useful lives. In practice, the cycle […]

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