I have a friend, we’ll call her Susie, and every year she gets a massive tax refund check. (to be fair, I have many friends like this and so do you) I’ve never told her that she can adjust her withholding to avoid giving the Federal government an interest-free loan. I don’t tell her because: […]
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.
When you have a bank account and receive a check, it’s easy. You open up the app and snap some photos. If your bank doesn’t have an app, you take it to the branch and hand it to a teller or use the ATM. What if you’re one of the many millions of people who […]
My first online savings account was with a little-known Dutch bank making its foray into the United States. They were orange, not a typical banking color (most prefer blues and greens here), had an acronym for their name (or was it just the name?), and people were still skeptical about online banking. I loved them. […]
My weekly shopping trip to the grocery store is always hectic. Just getting my two toddlers out the car and keeping track of them in the store seems like a job in itself #amiright? I’ve looked into subscribing to meal delivery services but it’s just not affordable once the promotional period ends. So, I’ve tried […]
If you only have a few minutes to focus on your money, it doesn’t make sense to start a two hour process. You won’t finish, the work will be wasted, and you’ll have to start over. Instead, if you have 15 minutes, do a 15 minute job. There are plenty of those, even if you […]
I grew up in New York and seemingly every Friday, I’d drive with my dad to a local pizza shop. I’d sit in the passenger seat, holding the box on my lap, as it tortured me during the agonizing ten minute drive home. The slices were delicious. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. […]
Last year, I tried Airbnb for the first time when traveling in order to save money on the costs of a hotel. I was staying in a pricey city and wanted to keep costs low for as many expenses as possible so I could spend more money on attractions. If you haven’t heard of Airbnb, […]
Are you familiar with the game Blackjack? It’s really simple. You get two cards, the dealer gets two cards, and then you say Hit if you want more cards. The point is to get closer than the dealer to 21 without going over. To get an edge, you can “count cards” to keep track of […]
Chick-fil-A is delicious. There’s no way around it. That spicy chicken sandwich is divine. Heck, I just ate and looking at the picture of the dang thing is making my mouth water. My kids love it too. Six piece nugget, fruit cup, and a chocolate milk. Sometimes juice. Want to know the best hacks for […]
Microsaving apps have exploded in popularity in recent years but they’re constantly changing. Digit.co was one of the first in the market but this past summer they instituted a monthly fee of $2.99. I created this page specifically to list alternatives to Digit.co (for a deeper dive into what Digit does, read our review of […]