My friend Stefanie O’Connell recently got married. People get married all the time. The reason I’m telling you about Stefanie is that she did something very few people do – she returned her engagement ring. (but, obviously, accepted the proposal) Why? Well, her post goes into great detail on why but it comes down to […]
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.
FinCon is one of the best conferences I’ve ever been to. If you are in financial media, you need to find your way to FinCon. Before I get into my FinCon wrap up post, I want to thank PT, Nick, Jessica, Justin, Jay, Susan, Libby, and the rest of the FinCon staff and volunteers for […]
Did you know that Panera Bread bakes its bread on-site every day? I knew their bread was good but I thought perhaps they were like half-baked elsewhere, frozen, and delivered on site for the final baking. Kind of like the over rolls you get at the grocery store. It turns out fresh dough is delivered […]
You know how they say a car loses a third of its value the moment you drive it off the lot? Whether it’s at third, a quarter, or a tenth – the point is a used car can offer you tremendous savings over a brand new car. The first few cars I owned were used. […]
The Chase Freedom card is popular because it’s a very accessible cash back bonus card. There’s no annual fee and you get a $150 bonus after just $500 on purchases in the first three months – an amount many can achieve without difficulty. With the Chase Freedom Card, you need to activate the bonus cash […]
Betterment is one of the oldest and most well-known roboadvisors. If you want to invest in the stock market and don’t want to do it yourself, roboadvisors offer a strong alternative. One of the common knocks against roboadvisors was what they did with the cash in your account. Charles Schwab’s Intelligent Portfolios took some heat […]
Are you starting your family or adding some cuteness to your current household? Congratulations! After having my third baby girl last year, I can say for certain that babies are expensive. While I think they are worth every penny, I still try to save as much money as possible on diapers, wipes, and formula. One […]
If you’ve ever considered holding a big outdoor event, chances are you’ve considered porta potty rentals. It’s not a glamorous idea to research but it’s a very necessary one. If you don’t have enough porta-potties, your event will be a disaster. It doesn’t matter if you have U2, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, Taylor Swift, and AC/DC […]
Walgreens has been delivering on their promise to be your favorite neighborhood pharmacy since 1901. But did you know there are numerous Walgreens hacks you could use to get the most out of the money you spend with them? In this post, I am going to share with you 8 Walgreens hacks that you can […]
We are the parents to three lovely children and we wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world. There was a time when we were parents to just one goofy beagle named Tobey with one baby on the way. I remember doing all this research about how to prepare for a baby and being amazed […]