It’s no secret that college is expensive will probably be one of the busiest times of your life. Most college students want to make extra money to cover their expenses, but don’t have the time or energy to keep up with a full-time or even part-time job. Luckily, there’s the option to earn a flexible […]
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 are a lot of budgeting apps out there. For a few years, they were coveted by investors looking for the latest in financial technology (fintech). Nowadays, robo-advisors have taken that mantle and one by one the budgeting apps have fallen out of favor and been shuttered. Level Money was the latest casualty. Acquired in […]
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, […]
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 […]
My first job out of college was with a defense contractor that required I get a security clearance. If you’ve ever been through the process, you know how scary it can be. You have to fill out a form detailing every place you’ve lived, every place you visited, anyone you’ve had “close and continuing contact […]
There are better options than over-paying for 500 channels you don’t watch. Cable companies are losing thousands of customers each month because people have realized they don’t need hundreds of channels. People like you and me are looking at our cable bills, which can be over a hundred bucks each month, and wondering – “Why […]
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 […]