gas station

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8 Different Ways to Save Money on Gas

Gas is one of those sleeper expenses that can creep up on you. Especially if you haven’t been driving much this year and out of the blue realize that your tank is low. If you dread every trip to the gas station to fill up, consider checking out a few of these tips to help you save money.  No. 1: Avoid Accelerating …

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5 Ways to save Money While Living in a City

Big cities like New York and Chicago are incredible, vibrant places to live. Rent might be higher, but in exchange, you have access to art, culture, music, food, and more.   The cost of rent and other small expenses from living in a big city can rack up fast. So planning and finding small ways to save money can help make big city living …

Moving Boxes

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5 Ways to Save Money on Moving Costs

Moving costs can sometimes prevent people from living somewhere they’ve always wanted to. Especially when the move is cross-country, or you don’t have a vehicle that can carry your things.  Are you looking to save a bit of cash on hauling your stuff, or avoid paying overtime fees for getting your stuff around sharp corners? If so, here a few …

groceries

How to Save Money on Groceries

Going to the grocery store is one of life’s little pleasures. Wandering the aisles, or browsing for the things you want can be joyful. But grocery visits can also get expensive. From coupons to cash-back, here are a few simple ways you can start saving money on your grocery shopping trips.  Start a Budget If you’re not already budgeting, keeping …

pets, cats

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6 Ways to Save Money on Pet Expenses

Pets are one of those sleeper expenses that never cross your mind. That is until you’re confronted with a large bill you didn’t expect. The costs of owning a pet–from food buying to surprise injuries–can create a bit of a financial burden if you’re not prepared. In this blog, we list a few ways to save money on pet expenses.  …

Winter

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5 Budget-Friendly Winter Activities

As winter gets closer opportunities for outdoor activities get fewer and further between. This makes it important to have a list of options on hand for when you have some winter weekends to burn through.   Luckily, winter offers chances for cheap, family friendly activities and stay at home date nights. Break out the candles, put the water on for hot chocolate, and get …

stocks

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A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Stocks

Stocks are investments in companies that grant shareholders rights to the purchaser. They help diversify your financial portfolio and build credit as an investor. But breaking into the stock market can challenging if you are unsure of how to proceed. Here are a few tips and tricks for buying into the stock market and getting your investing journey started.  What Do You …

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How Do Credit Cards Work?

One of the most necessary elements of adult life is credit. You’ll need credit to make large purchases throughout your life and to establish the ability to invest. To build credit, a credit card is almost essential. We all acknowledge that we should be building credit and maintaining credit cards, but what does that actually mean? What are credit cards, …

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How to Start Saving for Retirement

Financial planning doesn’t always feel like fun on the surface, so it’s easy to understand why so many people overlook this important aspect of daily life. This is doubly true for retirement planning, which always feels like so far off in the distance. That’s why saving for retirement can seem like an incredibly daunting task, especially when it’s so easy …

How to Get Into Couponing

Couponing is a hobby to some and a necessity for many. There’s even an entire TV show devoted to the concept. Extreme Couponing aside, there’s no one “correct” way to coupon—you might be more interested in an app-based approach, or you might be fully on board with setting up your couponing binder. With so many resources available to people new …