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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.
I love to travel. I will save money in other areas of my life so I can spend more on travel. And one of my favorite places is Walt Disney World because it lets me be a kid again. There really isn’t anywhere else in the world that can give you that. It comes at […]
Have you ever pulled a coat out of storage, slipped it on, and discovered twenty bucks in the pocket? It just happened to me a few weeks ago and I was thrilled. (full disclosure: it was only $12, I was still happy!) (and then the weather got to like 70 over the weekend! Double happiness!) […]
I love Amazon.com. If I order something online, there’s a 90% chance I’ll get it from Amazon.com. We have Amazon Prime too, so almost everything can be at our house within two days. We use Subscribe and Save to get a discount on things like diapers, tissue paper, toilet paper, and other nonperishable necessities. Our […]
I hope you had a relaxing holiday break. I know that our house has been invaded by all sorts of buzzing, flashing, and really noisy toys. And you know what all those toys have in common? Batteries. Did you know that most devices will stop working whenever the juice in its batteries fall by just […]
It’s the holidays and you know what that means? Gift card purchase bonuses! A gift card purchase bonus is when the store gives you a small gift card in return for you buying a bigger one. Like a $5 gift card for you when you purchase a $25 gift card for a friend. There’s no […]
I grew up in a frugal household. My parents would keep the heat low to save on the utility bills. We would bring a bag lunch each day and not spend the dollar or two it cost for lunch at school. We did it because we needed to save up money for expensive flights home […]
Why are the holidays so darn stressful? You’d think that having a few days off, spending time with family and friends, and stuffing yourself full of food and drink would be awesome, right? 🙂 It is and it isn’t. It isn’t that awesome because of the stress surrounding the holidays. These are stresses you don’t […]
For the last three years, since 2014, I’ve had Southwest’s Companion Pass. And I know I’ll have it until the end of next year, 2018, because we re-qualified this year. I’m not a “travel hacker” or some guru. I’m a regular person like you. I have little interest in getting a dozen credit cards, joining […]
In 1962, Sam Glucksberg performed a study in which he gave subjects a box of matches, a box of thumbtacks, and a candle. They were instructed to figure out how to affix the candle to the wall and then light it such that the wax wouldn’t drip on the table below. It’s the famous candle […]