When I was an undergrad at Carnegie Mellon, I knew all the ways my student ID got me a student discount or freebie. Whether it was a 10 percent discount at a store or free bus rides, I knew them all. My student ID was great! A few years later, when I started an MBA, […]
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.
Yeah, you read the title right. So much of human knowledge has not changed. When it comes to human to human interaction, the circumstances and the situation may have changed but underneath it all, we’re still human beings. We’re still the same human beings as a hundred years ago, as four hundred years ago… you […]
Anyone remember this guy? He was on TV all the time back in the day. He’s quirky, he’s energetic, and I always thought that Matt Lesko was a scam. I mean how can someone be that energetic? And how can someone just get money from the government… then I grew up… … and realized the […]
Life is busy. The squeaky wheel gets the grease. You know what doesn’t squeak? Your credit score. Your credit card debt. Your budget. All of those little errors and omissions because life is busy. But don’t worry, here are six super-easy money mistakes you might be making that we can fix in a jiffy. 1. […]
The cable television industry is terrified. The days of 500+ channel packages, of which you really only watch maybe 5 or 10, are no longer viable. People like you and me are looking at our cable bills, which can be north of a hundred bucks each month, and wondering why in the world we’re paying […]
Your credit score is one of the most important numbers in your financial life. So much so, people try to get a “perfect” credit score of 850. Here’s the thing… a perfect score and an almost perfect score are the same. Someone with a 800 and an 850 will get very nearly the same interest […]
If you’re on top of your credit, and we should all be on top of our credit, you know that you can get your credit report from Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax once a year. They are not the only consumer reports you have the right to see each year. The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction […]
I hate dealing with customer service. Between the waiting and the semi-scripted verbal dancing, it’s a real waste of time. I know why I’m calling. The poor rep knows why I’m calling. Yet we still need to do this dance where he (or she) tries to retain me. Then I wait for a fantastic offer […]
Scholarships for college are available in so many places, but many students don’t realize it! Today, I’m going to share four places to find big (and small) scholarships for college. I’m passionate about this topic because I’ll never forget the day I received an e-mail saying I won a scholarship for my entire study abroad […]
One day, wi-fi will be free, fast, and ubiquitous in the United States. Capitalism has brought us many great things but free wi-fi is not one of them. In fact, capitalism likely is contributing to us NOT getting free wi-fi. We just got back from a trip to England and there are loads of free […]