Spend Wisely

Just as there are strategies to saving money, there are also ways to spend a little smarter. Whether it's using the right credit cards or using the right cash back portals, adding a few extra steps before you spend money can save you a few percentage points. It's relatively small but has the power to be impactful over the long term.

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Best Cashback Rebate Sites for 2022

Did you know you can earn extra cashback when you shop through a cashback site? See which sites and tools offer the best savings and cashback today with flexible cash out options and low minimums.

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Best Cash Back Debit Cards: Earn Rewards without a Credit Card

It’s always a nice perk to earn cash back on purchases. But for years, cash back rewards were limited to credit cards. Nowadays, cash back debit cards offer the same benefits as cash back credit cards, without the risk of taking on high-interest debt. Here is our list of the best cash back debit cards.

What is Affirm? Buy Now Pay Later Loans

Affirm has become one of the biggest players in the Buy Now, Pay Later loan space. While BNPL loans like Affirm serve a purpose, they are fraught with potential pitfalls. In this article, I explain how companies like Affirm work and whether or not BNPL loans, in general, are a smart choice.  

How to Pay Rent With a Credit Card

People use their credit cards to pay for many things, but you might be surprised to learn that you can pay your monthly rent with your credit card. In this article, I'll share different ways to pay rent with your credit card. I'll explain when it might be worthwhile and when it's not.

Cleo Review: The Money App that Talks Back

Cleo is a budgeting app that does more than just budget. It can also help you build savings, benefit from cash advances, and even help build your credit. But how does it compare to other top budgeting and savings apps, like You Need a Budget or Acorns? Find out in this Cleo Review.

How Much Does it Cost to Ship a Car? 

Have you ever wondered how much it costs to ship a car? The answer is tricky as it depends on several factors. The car shipping process doesn’t work like other shipping processes. The entire process is far different than shipping a much smaller item through a classic delivery service such as UPS.

Zebit Review: Is Buy Now, Pay Later Worth the Cost?

Buy now, pay later services allow you to make expensive purchases with low monthly payments. Zebit offers spending limits as high as $2,500 and the ability to pay for goods for six months interest-free. In this Zebit review, I let you know what to expect before you start shopping.

Where to Get Cheap Clothes: 18 Places to Save Money on Clothing

Affordable options exist, but it often means sacrificing quality and style. Thankfully, you can get a wide variety of clothing - including name-brand clothing - at great prices, you just need to know where to look. We've compiled a list of 18 places to get cheap clothes. Let's take a closer look, starting with online stores.

Buying a Car After the Lease Is Up: What You Need to Know

If you're leasing a vehicle, you may be wondering whether you should buy it out at the end of the lease term. But is buying a car after the lease is up a good idea? The answer to that question is that it depends on various factors.

American Express Serve Card Review

The American Express Serve Card is a prepaid debit card that helps you avoid hidden bank fees when you buy something, make deposits, or initiate an ATM withdrawal. You can also get multiple cards for various purposes. In this American Express Serve Card review, I cover all of the key features and help you pick the best card.

Kakeibo: A Japanese Mindful Budgeting System

There are plenty of systems from which to choose. The Kakeibo budgeting system is perhaps lesser-known but is a simple and free way to track your financial progress and make a spending plan. Here is a closer look at how this method can help improve your finances without complicated spreadsheets or expensive apps.

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