I love Costco. I remember, as a kid, going to Price Clubs in Setauket, New York; and being marveled at how massive the store was. Price Club would merge with Costco in 1993, becoming PriceCostco, and then finally becoming Costco in 1997. Many years later, we would take our kids to marvel at these massive […]
There are very few "financial" things you do each and every day - spending money is one of them.
Whether it's on gas to get to work, food to put in your body, or shampoo to wash your hair - you're spending money.
If you want instant progress with your finances, it's by learning how to save more of your cash. This archive will show you all the tricks I know to make your dollar go further.
Our most popular posts are about our store specific hacks, like Amazon, Costco, Uber, and Netflix; but we also share how to get free food at restaurants on your birthday, how to cut your cable and save $800+ and 105 easy ways to save money guide.
There was a four week period where I lost my credit card twice. The first time was when I misplaced my wallet, putting it in a strange part of the car when I went to the gym, for a few days. The second time I lost just the card after paying for something in a […]
Advertising disclosure: I may be compensated through 3rd party advertisers but our reviews, comparisons, and articles are based on objective measures and analysis. For additional information, please review our advertising disclosure. One of the best tips from our post about Amazon hacks was the 7-day price drop policy (which unfortunately no longer exists). It used […]
Have you ever pulled a coat out of storage, slipped it on, and discovered twenty bucks in the pocket? It just happened to me a few weeks ago and I was thrilled. (full disclosure: it was only $12, I was still happy!) (and then the weather got to like 70 over the weekend! Double happiness!) […]
I love Amazon.com. If I order something online, there’s a 90% chance I’ll get it from Amazon.com. We have Amazon Prime too, so almost everything can be at our house within two days. We use Subscribe and Save to get a discount on things like diapers, tissue paper, toilet paper, and other nonperishable necessities. Our […]
I hope you had a relaxing holiday break. I know that our house has been invaded by all sorts of buzzing, flashing, and really noisy toys. And you know what all those toys have in common? Batteries. Did you know that most devices will stop working whenever the juice in its batteries fall by just […]
It’s the holidays and you know what that means? Gift card purchase bonuses! A gift card purchase bonus is when the store gives you a small gift card in return for you buying a bigger one. Like a $5 gift card for you when you purchase a $25 gift card for a friend. There’s no […]
I grew up in a frugal household. My parents would keep the heat low to save on the utility bills. We would bring a bag lunch each day and not spend the dollar or two it cost for lunch at school. We did it because we needed to save up money for expensive flights home […]
Why are the holidays so darn stressful? You’d think that having a few days off, spending time with family and friends, and stuffing yourself full of food and drink would be awesome, right? 🙂 It is and it isn’t. It isn’t that awesome because of the stress surrounding the holidays. These are stresses you don’t […]
In 1962, Sam Glucksberg performed a study in which he gave subjects a box of matches, a box of thumbtacks, and a candle. They were instructed to figure out how to affix the candle to the wall and then light it such that the wax wouldn’t drip on the table below. It’s the famous candle […]