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 […]
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.
Do you find yourself with a few spare minutes each day with not much to do? What if I told you that in just a few minutes each day, you can significantly improve your finances? There are a lot of tasks you can do if you have 15 minutes to spare. These aren’t hour-long tasks […]
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. […]
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 […]
We tend to only think about saving money when there’s a reason. An impetus. Maybe it’s the holidays, you’re looking at all the folks you need to buy a gift and thinking where you can cut back. Maybe you want to go on a vacation this summer so you’re looking for a few good places […]
According to the Institute of College Access & Success, 68% of graduates from public and nonprofit colleges in 2015 did so with student loan debt. Of those, the average loan debt was a staggering $30,100. When I graduated over ten years ago, I had about that much in student loan debt and that is with […]
Americans have a funny relationship with money. We, as a society, celebrate the ostentatiousness with which the Kardashians live their life on TV. They are famous because they are rich, have cameras, and show a little vulnerability so people feel like they can relate. TV is entertainment. It’s an escape. It’s fun. I don’t begrudge […]
Updated 7/28/2017: The Treasury Department is shutting down the myRA program. When Todd Maddox was watching the State of the Union in 2014, he was intrigued when President Obama talked about a new retirement account called a myRA. He’d already been contributing to a 401(k) and knew Roth IRAs were a good way to save, […]