Do you have a jury duty summons? Even if you’re a diehard Law and Order fan or are a mock juror, don’t feel guilty if you want to get out of jury duty. Although jury duty is a “civic duty,” there are plenty of unknowns that make jury duty stressful. You don’t know how long […]
There are very few "financial" things you do each and every day - saving and 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.
One of the worst feelings in the world is seeing the flashing lights of a police car in your rearview mirror. You pull over, the officer walks up to your window, and asks “Do you know how fast you were going?” You know how fast you were going. Probably too fast. But this is where […]
Back in the day, I used to get all my news through RSS feeds. I’d subscribe to a few blogs, pop into some news sites, and get my information relatively quickly. The problem with that approach is that you’re spending a lot of time reading stories that might not be important. Then came newsletters – […]
Capital One Shopping is a money savings app that has been around for years but it was previously called Wikibuy. I’ve seen them in advertisements all over the place and it made me wonder if this thing was worth checking out. If you’re like me, you always want to save money when you shop… but […]
I’m a big fan of Star Trek. Not quite cosplaying and going to conventions but I enjoy the shows. I’ve enjoyed everything from TNG onward – including the much-maligned Enterprise series (I enjoyed that too) – and so I was excited when CBS announced they’d be bringing the series back. Yet, when CBS announced a […]
I grew up in on Long Island in New York and went to school in Pittsburgh for several years and would end up settling in Maryland. I’ve only ever lived in the Mid-Atlantic region, if Long Island counts, and for my adult life, PNC Bank has always had a location nearby. When I went off […]
Everyone loves photo booths. Kids. Adults. Grandparents. Everyone. There’s something about seeing one that lets people be silly, whether or not they’ve had some adult beverages! I remember the first time we saw a photo booth at a wedding. It was a massive booth like the ones at the mall. You got inside with one […]
Investing is a lot like religion. They both rely on faith, they both have rituals, and to the outside observer, there are aspects of it that don’t seem to follow intuition or expectation. With investing, you also mix in a bit of gambling that many people seem to enjoy on their own. Like a modern-day […]
There’s something sexy about owning gold. In times of turbulence, gold seems to be valued as a store of value. It’s never bad to get a little stability as fiat currencies rise and fall in value relative to one another. We recently spent some time in England over the summer and enjoyed how far the […]
When we bought our first house, it took quite some time to find the right house. We purchased our first home in 2005 and documented the entire process on my previous blog, Bargaineering, and it was a stressful and scary experience. We looked at square footage, we looked at bedrooms and bathrooms, we looked at […]